The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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The Giants Are Benching Eli Manning To Kick Off The Great Daniel Jones Experiment (The Ringer) We’ll find out sooner than we expected whether New York was right about the Duke product

Fed Expected To Cut Rates And Powell May Have Hard Time Appeasing Critics Inside And Outside Fed (CNBC) The Fed is expected to cut interest rates for the second time in a decade Wednesday, and also point to some improvement in the U.S. economy.

‘Out Of The Dark Ages’: How LSU’s Lethal New Spread Attack Was Built (SI) After years of a pound-it-out, ground-based attack, LSU has gotten with the times, bringing in a low-level NFL assistant and a transfer QB to—finally—install the spread offense.

New Parent Charged In College-Admissions Cheating Case (Wall Street Journal) Chinese woman allegedly paid $400,000 to William ‘Rick’ Singer to get her son fraudulently admitted to UCLA

The Clock Turns Back To 1983 As A Yastrzemski Homers At Fenway (New York Times) Boston fans were left with a conundrum: Do you cheer for an opposing player if his grandfather is Carl Yastrzemski?

Trump: Homeless People Hurt The ‘Prestige’ Of Los Angeles, San Francisco (Washington Post) Under Trump’s direction, the administration has been eyeing sweeping unilateral action on homelessness, with top government officials from multiple agencies touring California this month to formulate a strategy.

It’s Time To Wonder Whether Willie Taggart Can Actually Get It Done At Florida State (CBS Sports) FSU may be Taggart’s dream job, but his tenure — at times — has been more like a nightmare

Democratic Megadonor Ed Buck Charged With Running California Drug Den (Axios) California Democratic megadonor Ed Buck faces charges including maintaining a drug house after a third man overdosed in his West Hollywood home last week, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The Saints And Steelers Lost Their Franchise QBs. Can They Still Make The Playoffs? (538) On Sunday, injuries at the NFL’s most valuable position — to two of history’s most prolific passers — radically altered the landscape of the season.

Jimmy Carter Throws Shade At 2020 Dems: ‘I Hope There’s An Age Limit’ (New York Post) “If I were just 80 years old, if I was 15 years younger, I don’t believe I could undertake the duties I experienced when I was president,” Carter added.

FSU Fan, Age 4, Selling Lemonade To Buy Out Willie Taggart’s Contract (Orlando Sentinel) The Seminoles are coming off a 31-24 loss at No. 25 Virginia and are off to a 1-2 start during Taggart’s second season he promised would be better than his 5-7 debut year in Tallahassee.

Sanders Campaign Wracked By Dissension (Politico) Some of Bernie Sanders’ fiercest supporters are sounding the alarm that the campaign is bogged down by disorganization, personality clashes and poor communication between state operations and national headquarters.

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