The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Trevor Lawrence Already Great At 19. Money Keeping Him Out Of The NFL (Guardian) College football’s archaic rules force Lawrence to stay in school for an extra two years.

Trump Ratchets Up Plea For A Border Wall, Calling It ‘a Crisis Of The Soul’ (Politico) But the president does not yet declare a national emergency or lay out a path for reopening the federal government.

Destroying Myths About Eight 2018 NFL Playoff Teams In Divisional Round (ESPN) Football is a sport where myths are too easily told. Let’s destroy one myth for each of the eight remaining playoff teams, starting with what happened Sunday.

Bruce Arians Is Back, and Now He’s Charged With Righting the Jameis Winston Ship (The Ringer) The challenge will be encouraging aggressive throws from Winston while also cutting down on the QB’s penchant for ugly turnovers—Winston is tied for seventh highest among active players.

How Much Is Your College Football Team Worth? (Wall Street Journal) Alabama and Clemson are the top teams on the field, but Texas is the most valuable program in the sport.

Klay Thompson Scores 43, Dribbles Only Four Times (Heavy) Thompson’s bread and butter is catching and shooting off of screens, but four dribbles in a game is, well, not a lot.

Netflix’s Upcoming Content Crisis, In One Chart (Vox) The biggest shows on Netflix are shows owned by other companies.

Cards Hoping Trend Leads To Kingsbury Success (Yahoo Sports) The Cardinals decided to follow the blueprint other teams have benefited from. And Kliff Kingsbury appeared to be the gamble the franchise couldn’t pass up.

Facebook, Twitter Turn To Right-leaning Groups To Help Referee Political Speech (Wall Street Journal) The world’s biggest social-media companies have invited outside groups to determine who should be banned and what’s considered unacceptable.

2019-20 National Championship Odds: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State on Top (Action Network) Westgate released odds to win 2020 national championship; Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State lead the way.

Colts’ Quenton Nelson Is So Good, He’s Making Offensive Line Highlights A Thing (USA Today) Nelson is a human highlight film and only needed a few months to establish himself as one of the league’s very best linemen.

‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Rounds Out Main Cast (Variety) The “Game of Thrones” prequel pilot at HBO is taking shape.

Pruitt Makes Big Move With Vols’ OC Hire (247 Sports) Georgia’s Jim Chaney is expected to be named the new offensive coordinator for the Vols.

PGA TOUR, Twitter Expand Agreement To Offer Free Global Live Streaming (Golf.com) PGA TOUR LIVE on Twitter expands free coverage window of the first 60-90 minutes to all four rounds.

I Am (an Older) Woman. Hear Me Roar. (New York Times) Nancy Pelosi, Glenn Close, Susan Zirinsky of CBS: The news has been filled with powerful women over 60.

 

 

 

 

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