The Daily Outkick: Thursday, September 5, 2019

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week Two 2019 (Outkick) We finished off week zero and week one with a record of 13-7 for a nice winning percentage out of the gate of 65%. Can we keep the roll going? There’s only one way to find out, let’s charge straight into week 2 and go 11-0.

The 20 Democrats Running For President, Debate Lineups, And Everything Else You Should Know About 2020 (Vox) The biggest questions about the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, answered.

Why This NFL Season Is More Unpredictable Than Ever (Wall Street Journal) From Baker Mayfield to Tom Brady, more than half of the league’s quarterbacks are really young or old by NFL standards. That creates uncertainty—and excitement—for the league’s 100th season.

Dow Futures Jump More Than 200 Points After Confirmation Of US-China Trade Talks (CNBC) At around 05:45 a.m. ET, Dow futures rose 218 points, indicating a positive open of more than 226 points.

‘Hard Knocks’ Season Finale Recap: The Raiders Go Out With A Whimper (The Ringer) Hopefully the team can provide more entertainment during the season than it did during HBO’s behind-the-scenes miniseries from training camp

A Virtual Iowa Caucus Would Have Been A Hacking Nightmare (538) The DNC has rejected a plan from the Democratic party in Iowa that would allow people to virtually caucus.

N.F.L.’s Aerial Focus Changes Positions Off The Ball, Too (New York Times) Today’s offensive era has forced the evolution of players who need to keep up with dynamic quarterbacks and multitasking receivers.

Blacklist? Hollywood Liberals Backtrack After Seeking List Of Trump Donors (Fox News) The strong criticism of Debra Messing and her Hollywood pals, even by liberals on “The View,” suggests a growing realization that some of these tactics go too far.

An Early Glimpse Into The Rodgers-LaFleur Marriage In Green Bay (SI) The NFL returns Thursday night, and immediately we get to dive headfirst into this season’s most fascinating storyline: the marriage between Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur.

Sarah Sanders’ Book Is Coming Shortly Before The 2020 Election (Axios) Sanders, who could be combative with reporters and is seriously considering a run for Arkansas governor in 2022, will be a high-profile supporter of President Trump’s re-election.

The Objects of the NFL’s Story (Washington Post) These objects from the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s collection tell the story of how the league has evolved in 100 years.

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