The Daily Outkick: Monday, February 11, 2019

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Alliance Of American Football Excites With Big Plays, Big Ratings On Opening Night (SI) The CBS broadcast out-rated ABC’s Saturday night broadcast of the Rockets vs. Thunder.

Virginia Lieutenant Governor Faces Eroding Support From Democrats After New Accuser Speaks (New York Times) The woman accused Fairfax of raping her while they were students at Duke University.

AAF Week 1 Takeaways: Maybe Orlando Is Just That Good, Memphis Has Serious Concerns (CBS Sports) Here are five things we learned from an action-packed opening week across the AAF.

From Divorce To Blackface: A Short History Of Political Taboos (Politico) Americans’ standards are rapidly changing.

‘Everyone Walks On Eggshells Around The NFL’: Bob Costas On What Cost Him Super Bowl LII (Washington Post) He referred to football as “unacceptably brutal” and a sport that “destroys people’s brains.”

Bezos’ Journey From Private Family Man To Tabloid Sensation (Wall Street Journal) The Amazon CEO cultivated a persona of the billionaire who did dishes, until his company moved into Hollywood.

Knicks Are One Loss Away From Making Worst Possible History (New York Post) One more loss will extend the losing streak to 17 games — and sole possession of the longest losing streak in team annals.

Which Offices Are Good Stepping Stones To The Presidency? (538) Do former vice presidents do better than senators? Do mayors have a shot?

‘High Flying Bird’ And A New Cinematic Vision Of Power In Sports (The Ringer) Steven Soderbergh’s Netflix film, which inverts the standard trope that all athletes are replaceable, almost feels like it’s from the future.

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar Is Running For President — Here Are Her Top Priorities (CNBC) The 58-year-old has not moved as far left on policy as most of her primary competitors.

Dabo Swinney Says Clemson May Have Given Suspended Players Contaminated Supplements (Sporting News) Swinney said the university is looking into how the suspended players may have come into contact with the banned substance ostarine.