The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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U.S. Holds Off An Ascendant Spain, For Now, At Women’s World Cup (New York Times) Spain is seen as the most rapidly ascendant national team in women’s soccer

Media Gears Up For ‘Cat And Mouse Game’ Spotting 2020 Deepfakes (Politico) A University of California, Berkeley professor and digital forensics expert, demonstrated software last week that he’s creating to detect altered videos and which he said could eventually be used by the news media.

Tyreek Hill To Meet With NFL Investigators Amid Child Abuse Allegations (Bleacher Report) ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the meeting will take place Wednesday.

Video Footage Of Jussie Smollett With Rope Around His Neck Released By Chicago Police (Fox News) Chicago police released hundreds of files and nearly 70 hours of video footage on Monday from the investigation.

Bucks Superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo Named NBA MVP Over James Harden (Yahoo! Sports) Antetokounmpo ended Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s reign to win what many now believe will be his first of multiple MVP honors in his career.

Joe Biden To See Sharp Knives On Crowded Debate Stage (Wall Street Journal) Democratic front-runner has experience, but his rivals are likely to home in on recent controversies

Underdog Michigan Beats No. 2 Vanderbilt In CWS Finals Game 1, One Win Away From Title (SI) Vanderbilt, playing for its first title since 2014, is 9-2 this season in games following a loss

How 9 People Built An Illegal $5m Airbnb Empire In New York (Wired) A May visit from a NYC Department of Buildings inspector revealed the building had been illegally converted into 12 rooms, four squeezed onto each floor, equipped with a total of 24 beds for nightly rental.

Yanks Homer In Record-tying 27th Straight Game, Beat Toronto (Washington Post) Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees’ home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night.

Slurpees Incoming! 7-eleven Begins Delivery In Public Spaces (AP) 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches.

Can We Just Let One Season End Before Predicting The Next? (538) No. LeBron James and the Lakers became the betting favorites to win in 2020 after trading for Anthony Davis.

What Does The Monster In ‘Stranger Things’ Want? (The Ringer) “We’re going to end you,” the Mind Flayer seemingly says in the last trailer for Season 3. But the question remains: Why?