The Daily Outkick: Monday, March 2, 2020

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Tom Brady Appears To Facetime Titans’ Mike Vrabel At College Basketball Game, Fueling Speculation Of Reunion In Nashville (Tennessean) Only with NFL free agency looming just a couple of weeks away does something as innocuous as a FaceTime call carry potentially earth-shattering implications.

Dow Futures Point Higher As Global Stocks Rebound From Market Rout (CNBC) Stock futures recovered from an earlier tumble on Sunday night as investors shrugged off concerns around the coronavirus outbreak.

Five Thoughts On Tony Romo’s Record-Breaking CBS Deal (The Ringer) The announcing contract, which will pay Romo about $17 million annually, affects the NFL rights bidding war, the sports media landscape, and more.

Report: Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Nearing Deal To Buy The Forum (SI) Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer is nearing a deal to purchase The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. from the Madison Square Garden company, according to ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz.

Businesses Fret Over Potential Bernie Sanders Presidency (Wall Street Journal) The lifelong critic of capitalism and big business has proposed major changes for industries including health, energy and finance, but his targets see limits to his ability to implement his boldest ideas.

NFL Combine 2020 Tracker: Measurements, Results Of The Best Individual Performances From Indianapolis (CBS Sports) Here’s Your One-stop Shop For All The Top Results On The 2020 NFL Combine.

Buttigieg Ends Historic Presidential Campaign, Urges Unity (AP) The decision by the first openly gay candidate to seriously contend for the presidency — and among the youngest ever — came just a day after a leading rival, Joe Biden, scored a resounding victory in South Carolina.

Landry Jones’ Miserable XFL Day Ends With Painful Knee Injury (Yahoo! Sports) Former Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones, currently playing for the XFL’s Dallas Renegades, has had bad days in his career before. But this might be a new level.

First Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In New York City (New York Post) The first case of coronavirus in New York City was confirmed on Sunday to be a woman in her late 30s who recently traveled to Iran, a state official said.

South Carolina — And A Bunch Of New Polls — Are Showing A Close Super Tuesday Race (538) Former Vice President Joe Biden Didn’t Just Have A Good Night In South Carolina On Saturday; He Had A Great Night, Winning By A Larger Margin Than Anticipated.

Israel’s UN Ambassador Calls Bernie Sanders An “Ignorant Fool” (Axios) Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon tore into Sen. Bernie Sanders during his speech at the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC Sunday morning.

Wall Street Investors Want Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Out. They Might Get Their Way. (Recode) “Activist investor” Elliott Management has targeted Dorsey, who runs Twitter and Square at the same time.

Fan Gets Jose Altuve’s Attention By Telling Him To Give MVP Back To Aaron Judge (For The Win) During Sunday’s Grapefruit League game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Jose Altuve was waiting in the on-deck circle as a fan let the Astros star hear about the tainted 2017 American League MVP award.

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