The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 12, 2020

Hong Kong Activist Blasts LeBron James For Hypocrisy, Bending Knee To China (Outkick) Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong blasted LeBron James for his hypocrisy Thursday morning.

U.S. Stock Futures Rally Following Sharp Selloff (Wall Street Journal) Dow futures point to recovery in the blue-chips index, which shed 6.9% Thursday.

The Inside Story Of How La Liga Came Back (SI) A key difference between Spain and France (and the remaining “Big Five” countries) was how much its national government wanted soccer to come back.

Nike Announces They’ll Treat Juneteenth As A Paid Holiday (Outkick) Nike will now recognize Juneteenth (June 19), a day commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., as a holiday and pay workers for the day off, according to an internal memo obtained by Newsweek.

Dow Futures Bounce By 500 Points As Wall Street Tries To Recover From Its Worst Day Since March (CNBC) Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 478 points, or 2% on Friday. The move implied an opening gain of about 520 points. S&P 500 futures gained 1.6%. Nasdaq-100 futures added 1.4%.

La Liga Return: Spain Upholds Gambling Ad Ban On Jerseys And Ad Boards (Outkick) “The government approved the banning of gambling advertising in March in order to protect the most vulnerable people during lockdown,” sources close to the Minister of Consumer Affairs told

2020 Charles Schwab Challenge Tee Times, Pairings: Complete Field Schedule For Friday In Round 2 (CBS Sports) The groups are out for the first two rounds at Colonial Country Club as the PGA Tour returns to action.

Seattle Mayor, Police Chief Deny Making Call To Abandon Police Precinct (Fox News) The leadership in Seattle appeared to be in disarray on Friday after the city’s embattled mayor called the protesters who took over an “autonomous zone” in the city “patriotic” while the official who ordered police to flee the nearby precinct has refused to come forward.

Video: Jon Rahm Hits Great Shot, Audible F-Bomb, Jim Nantz Apologizes (Outkick) To supplement for the fact that there are no fans and thus no fan noise at the Charles Schwab Challenge, many of the golfers are mic’ed up. If we’re lucky, the circumstances will continue to produce interesting audio throughout the weekend.

For Online Learning, Business Has Never Been Better (New York Times) Demand for Chegg roughly doubled when schools shut down, but its chief executive, Dan Rosensweig, now needs to figure out how the company will adapt.

How Indiana Jones’s Fedora Became An Artifact With A Life Of Its Own (The Ringer) Soon after the 1981 premiere of ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark,’ Indy’s hat spurred a fan base within a fan base, filled with pseudoarchaeologists set on uncovering the accessory’s true origins.

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