The Daily Outkick: Friday, February 21, 2020

N.F.L. Owners Approve Bargaining Agreement And Await Vote By Players (New York Times) The proposed deal would expand the playoffs to 14 teams and extend the regular season to 17 games, among other changes.

Google Resists Demand From States In Digital-Ad Probe (Wall Street Journal) Company is reluctant to surrender some documents in investigation of possible anticompetitive practices.

Why It’s No Surprise To See Drew Brees And Tom Brady Playing Into Their 40s (SI) As a throwing coach for Drew Brees and Tom Brady, Dr. Tom House has them uniquely positioned to keep doing the same.

Biden Has Been Losing Black Voters. Will Bloomberg’s Bad Debate Change That? (538) In an average of national polls, Biden’s support among black voters has dropped about 12 percentage points from before the Iowa caucuses to the post-New Hampshire period.

Trae Young Roasts Heat For Career-high 50 Points, Outpacing Hall Of Fame Company Through First Two NBA Seasons (CBS Sports) Young also passed Shaquille O’Neal for the most 40-point games in his first two seasons in NBA history.

Trump Slams Dems, Oscars, Brad Pitt As Rally Blitz Moves To Colorado (Fox News) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White took the stage briefly at the outset of the rally, saying Trump has remained a “loyal” and “good friend” even after becoming president.

Texans Star JJ Watt On NFL Owners’ Proposed CBA: ‘Hard No’ (New York Post) If J.J. Watt is any indication, there could be trouble brewing between the NFL owners and the Players Association.

Mike Bloomberg’s Unceremonious Democratic Debate Debut (The Ringer) The billionaire and former New York mayor received a cold reception from the Democratic presidential contenders during his first appearance on the debate stage.

Super Bowl Champ Patrick Mahomes Is On Top Of The World. Now He’s Poised To Cash In (CNBC) Mahomes is poised to get even more money for endorsement deals and his next contract with the Chiefs.

The GOP’s New 2020 Strategy: Invoke President Sanders (Politico) Trump and Republicans are suffering in the suburbs. But they’re confident voters there will view Bernie as worse.

Spring Training Now Generating Cash And Quaint Concerns (Front Office Sports) Once considered a sunk cost, Spring Training is now a profit center for teams.

Larry Tesler, Inventor Of Copy-and-paste Computer Functions, Dies At 74 (Washington Post) Mr. Tesler, who worked for several leading tech companies, including Xerox, Apple, Amazon and Yahoo, devoted much of his career to the idea of making computers practical, inexpensive and easy to use.

ESPN Will Roll With Matt Vasgersian And Alex Rodriguez Pairing On Sunday Night Baseball, Won’t Replace Jessica Mendoza (Awful Announcing) Sunday Night Baseball will be going with a two-man booth for the first time in more than half a decade.

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