The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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The Nationals Are Going To The World Series (Washington Post) The Nationals swept the Cardinals in the NLCS, clinching a spot in the World Series.

Democratic Debate: The Moments That Mattered (Wall Street Journal) Warren got the front-runner treatment and Biden defended his son’s business ties.

LeBron Bends The Knee For Chinese Dictators (Outkick) How do we know LeBron James’s lips are moving? Because China told him to speak.

2020 Democrats Pile On Warren (Axios) The rest of the field clearly thinks that Elizabeth Warren has passed Joe Biden as the Democrats’ 2020 frontrunner.

Rams Give Up Too Much For Jalen Ramsey? (Yahoo! Sports) Here’s GM Les Snead’s philosophy: ‘We’re not going to be scared.’

LeBron James No Longer King James For Hong Kong Protesters (AP) When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James’ face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. They also trampled on jerseys bearing his name and gathered in a semicircle to watch one burn.

Astros Ace Gets The Upper Hand Against A Yankees Platoon Of Arms (New York Times) Barring a rainout, the Yankees and the Astros could both be forced to use an array of pitchers in Game 4 on Wednesday.

Pelosi Holds Off On Vote To Authorize Trump Impeachment Inquiry (Politico) Members of leadership and vulnerable Democrats were opposed to taking the vote.

Joe Burrow Takes Lead In ESPN’s Heisman Watch Poll (247 Sports) Burrow unseated Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts for the top spot in the Heisman Watch poll, which is voted on by a panel of 10 ESPN writers.

Elton John Defends Ellen DeGeneres, George W. Bush’s Friendship After Twitter Backlash (Fox News) The British singer told NPR on Monday that he admired the talk show host for “very eloquently” standing by her friendship with the former president despite their political differences.

Jaguars Quarterback Gardner Minshew Is ‘Known For Not Spending Any Money’ And Still Drives A Used Acura (CNBC) “He would not get an apartment until he saw his name on the roster,” his mother said.

Ranking The Cameos From ‘Breaking Bad’ And ‘Better Call Saul’ In ‘El Camino’ (The Ringer) The new Netflix film was in large part a walk down memory lane.

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