The Daily Outkick: Thursday, May 2, 2019

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Joe Tessitore, Booger McFarland Will Return As ESPN’s Monday Night Football Broadcast Team In 2019 (Awful Announcing) Tess and Booger are coming back this fall, for better or worse.

U.N.C. Charlotte Student Couldn’t Run, So He Tackled The Gunman (New York Times) Riley Howell charged at the gunman, who had already fired several rounds, and pinned him down until police officers arrived.

The Curious Rise And Spectacular Crash Of The Alliance Of American Football (SI) The inside story of how a football operation with Silicon Valley dreams fell apart before a single season could finish.

Warren Buffett’s Empire, in 194,300 Square Feet (Wall Street Journal) The billionaire’s vast conglomerate includes everything from candy and carpets to railroads and running shoes. This weekend, they’re all under one roof.

How Much Longer Can Arizona Employ Sean Miller? (Yahoo! Sports) The wiretap testimony alleged that Miller was paying two Arizona players out of his own pocket which would amount to NCAA violations of the most serious nature.

What Amazon Knows About You (Axios) Depending on how much you shop, watch and read with Amazon, the e-commerce behemoth may know more about you than any other company on earth

NBA Playoffs: What Damian Lillard’s Struggles Say About The Blazers, Who Took Another Step In Their Playoff Evolution (CBS Sports) Portland tied its second-round series with Denver, 1-1, on Wednesday.

Who Is Ben Sasse? ‘Jeopardy!’ Wizard James Holzhauer Knows Everything But That. (Washington Post) To date, Holzhauer has won 20 straight games and has obliterated the single-game earning record.

Omaha Beach: Kentucky Derby Favorite Scratched from Race (The Big Lead) The horse was coughing and when it was examined a test revealed entrapped epiglottis, which disrupts the horse’s breathing.

Can ‘Game of Thrones’ Return to Its Complex Roots? (The Ringer) Can the battle between the living and living bring back the show’s shades of gray?

Are Any Of MLB’s Breakout Teams For Real? (538) Statheads know that it usually takes roughly 70 games for baseball results to really start meaning something. So the sensible move would be to sit tight and ignore the standings for a few more weeks. But we obviously aren’t going to do that.

Box Office: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Eyes Heroic Second Weekend (Variety) It’s safe to say Disney’s “Avengers: Endgame” won’t be done breaking records any time soon.

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