The Daily Outkick: Monday, May 4, 2020

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‘The Last Dance’ Details The Grudges And Grievances Of Michael Jordan (The Ringer) From his infamous feud with Isiah Thomas to his battles with the media and the limelight, episodes 5 and 6 examines the Bulls legend’s scorn.

Warm Weather Appears To Restrict Coronavirus Infections In A Major Way (Outkick) As we enter the month of May we now have two solid months worth of data on the coronavirus in the United States and we’re starting to learn some things about the virus based on that data.

Andy Dalton Joins Cowboys: Ranking The Five Most Notable Backup Quarterbacks In Dallas History (CBS Sports) Dalton joins Cowboys’ long list of talented backup QBs.

Clay Travis Beach Day 2: Andy Dalton Signing Puts Pressure on Dak Prescott

George W. Bush: ‘We Are Not Partisan Combatants’ In Fight Against Coronavirus (Politico) Bush’s comments come as Democratic governors clash with Republican President Donald Trump over the White House’s coronavirus response.

Report: NFL Plans On Releasing Full Schedule Next Week (SI) The NFL is set to release its full schedule, including preseason games, at the end of this week without any major adjustments for the possible impact caused by the coronavirus, NFL league spokesperson Brian McCarthy told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

Florida Begins Reopening After Virus Lockdown (Wall Street Journal) Globally, confirmed cases cross 3.5 million, with nearly a quarter-million deaths.

Kobe Bryant And Michael Jordan: What ‘The Last Dance’ Doesn’t Tell You About Their Relationship (CBS Sports) Before his death, Bryant spoke about Jordan’s mentorship for the documentary.

Trump Says China Made A ‘Mistake’ And Tried To Cover Up Coronavirus Outbreak (CNBC) The comments came hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that “a significant amount of evidence” suggested that the virus emerged from a Chinese laboratory in Wuhan.

NCAA Reveals Updated Plan For Return Of College Sports (247 Sports) In a recent wide-ranging feature from 247Sports’ National team of reporters, Iowa State Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard expressed confidence college football would be played this season, at least in some conferences.

Colleges Gamble On Reopening This Fall (Axios) If colleges don’t open this fall, “[i]t’s not a question of whether institutions will be forced to permanently close. It’s how many,” Brown University President Christina Paxson wrote in a New York Times op-ed.

Justin Trudeau: NHL Players Returning To Canada Must Quarantine (Sporting News) In a press briefing on Sunday, Trudeau told reporters that any foreign players returning to Canada would face quarantine periods when they arrived.

Jerry Seinfeld Is Making Peace With Nothing: He’s ‘Post-Show Business’ (New York Times) In a wide-ranging interview from his home quarantine, the comedian says his new Netflix special may be his last. Still, he is optimistic about the return of live comedy after the pandemic.

Gatorade Remake Of Michael Jordan’s ‘Be Like Mike’ Ad Features Zion Williamson, Jayson Tatum, And Elena Delle Donne (Awful Announcing) The song that will be hard to get out of your head remains.

‘Tiger King’s’ Carole Baskin Tricked Into Interview With Fake Jimmy Fallon Producers (Variety) The two pranksters saved audio clips from Fallon in past interviews and played them to sound like a real conversation was going on between him and Baskin.

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