The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Nationals Win First World Series Title, Storming Back On Astros In Game 7, 6-2 (Washington Post) The Washington Nationals are World Series champions.

Nancy Pelosi Targeted In Ethics Complaint Filed By 40 Conservative Groups (Fox News) The complaint adds that Thursday’s scheduled vote on a resolution codifying the impeachment inquiry is “inadequate at this stage” and says Pelosi’s “one-person decision” is in violation of historical precedent.

A.J. Hinch Lost His Managerial Magic, And The Astros Lost The World Series (The Ringer) Houston’s skipper helped build the machine that claimed a 2017 title, but he’ll be second-guessed for pulling Zack Greinke and leaving Gerrit Cole on the bench in the Game 7 loss to the Nationals.

Apple Plays The Underdog In Streaming Wars (Wall Street Journal) Tech giant brings lower price, fewer shows to Hollywood battle.

Stephen Curry Breaks Hand In Warriors’ Loss To The Suns (New York Times) Golden State has lost three All-Stars to serious injuries within its last six games, extending to last season.

Twitter Casts Itself As The Anti-Facebook (Axios) Twitter’s move to ban political ads is just the latest of several moves by the platform to position itself as an antidote to what critics see as Facebook’s missteps and ethical lapses.

This Is The Year Of The Massive NFL Betting Line (538) The 2019 regular season isn’t even halfway over (Week 9 of 17 is this week), and this is already the fifth-most games in a season since 1978 with a team favored by more than two TDs.

Apple Is Laying The Groundwork For An iPhone Subscription (CNBC) Some investors want Apple to sell its iPhone on a subscription basis to shift more of Apple’s revenue from transactional sales to recurring revenue.

Media Exec Says There’s Talk NCAA Conferences Might Eventually Divide Over Athlete Image Rights (Awful Announcing) “Are the students getting paid? And are they getting paid across the board, or just the schools that can afford it. There are conversations going on right now about how you might split the top five (conferences) in two.”

‘Star Wars’: Inside ‘Game Of Thrones’ Creators’ Exit And The Pressures Facing Lucasfilm (Variety) Ultimately, analysts say, that the Star Wars brand is potent enough to withstand all the behind-the-scenes drama. With the exception of “Solo,” the movies haven’t just been hits, they’ve been box office juggernauts with few equals.

College Football Coaches & Commissioners Name Their Favorite Musical Acts (Stadium) Stadium asked all 130 FBS head coaches and the 10 conference commissioners for their favorite musical act or group. They could only provide one answer and were not allowed to name multiple artists.

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