The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 10, 2020

Ready To See Baseball How We’ve Never Seen It Before? (SI) Laying out the blueprint for a 43-game season and an expanded postseason.

WHO Leader Tedros Asked To Explain China Ties By GOP Members Of House Oversight Panel (Fox News) China has faced numerous accusations that it downplayed the outbreak in Wuhan, which is believed to have sparked the pandemic.

U.F.C. 249 Is Off After Requests From California, Disney And ESPN (New York Times) Dana White, the U.F.C. president, has been aiming to stage fights during the coronavirus pandemic, but he said the card would not be held on April 18, as originally planned.

Bernie Sanders Didn’t Win The Ideas Primary, Either (Politico) To hear Sanders tell it, he lost the battle, but won the larger war. In reality, however, it’s hard to see Sanders’ presidential campaign as anything other than a defeat.

Brandin Cooks Trade Grades: Bill O’Brien Loses Another One, Rams Do All Right (Sporting News) The Texans coach and general manager agreed to acquire Brandin Cooks and a 2022 fourth-round pick from the Rams in exchange for the 57th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, according to multiple reports.

We Can’t Just Flip The Switch On The Coronavirus (Axios) It feels like some big, terrible switch got flipped when the coronavirus upended our lives — so it’s natural to want to simply flip it back. But that is not how the return to normalcy will go.

The NFL’s Offseason Of Zoom (The Ringer) A work stoppage over a new collective bargaining agreement canceled much of the 2011 offseason. Circumstances are wildly different today, but there are lessons to be learned about how the league will conduct its business.

Amazon Says It Could Soon Begin Testing Some Warehouse Workers For The Coronavirus (CNBC) The company hopes to start testing small groups of its frontline workers soon before rolling the tests out to “all employees, including those showing no symptoms.”

NFL Safeties Should Be Worth More Than Touchdowns (538) The safety is the rarest, most difficult scoring play in the game. So why is it worth only 2 points?

Google Says No To Zoom (Mashable) Google cites “security vulnerabilities” as reasoning behind the decision, and Zoom has certainly had a number of issues in the security and privacy department.

Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen Provide 750,000 Meals In Tampa Area (Yahoo! Sports) Feeding Tampa Bay thanked the couple for a donation that will provide 750,000 meals for children, families and seniors across the 10 counties that are served by the organization.

Martin Scorsese Courts Apple And Netflix To Rescue Costly DiCaprio Film (Wall Street Journal) Paramount balks at $200 million-plus budget, forcing producers to seek new studio.

The Jump Shot Documentary On Kenny Sailors, Executive Produced By Steph Curry, Pivots To A Digital Release (Awful Announcing) The movie (directed by Jacob Hamilton and executive produced by Steph Curry) will now premiere online from April 16-18.

In A Test Of Faith, Christians Mark Good Friday In Isolation (Yahoo! News) Christians are commemorating Jesus’ crucifixion without the solemn church services or emotional processions of past years, marking Good Friday in a world locked down by the coronavirus pandemic.

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