The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 14, 2019

How The Raptors Won Their First N.B.A. Championship (New York Times) Toronto held on despite a late push by the Golden State Warriors and won its first title.

Threatened With Tariffs, Mexico Is Trying To Reinforce Its Southern Border Ahead Of Trump’s Deadline. (Washington Post) More than 144,000 migrants were apprehended at the U.S. border in May, a 13-year high.

NBA Champion Toronto Raptors Have Everything Kawhi Leonard Needs To Keep Winning (Bleacher Report) In the aftermath of the Toronto Raptors’ first NBA title, let’s make one thing clear: This championship warrants no asterisk.

Sarah Sanders, Trump’s Spokeswoman, To Leave White House (Wall Street Journal) “She is a very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job! I hope she decides to run for Governor of Arkansas,” Mr. Trump tweeted.

Broncos Mourn The Loss Of Owner Pat Bowlen ( With his immeasurable impact on the Broncos, the NFL and the community, Mr. Bowlen firmly established himself as one of the greatest contributors in professional football history.

Joe Biden Hasn’t Changed His Behavior With Girls And Women. For His Base, That Might Be Fine. (Vox) Biden has long been known for touching and standing close to women, earning the nickname “Creepy Uncle Joe.”

Blues-Bruins Stanley Cup Final Game 7 Draws Highest NHL Overnight Rating In At Least 25 Years (Awful Announcing) If you want to find a higher overnight for an NHL game, you need to roll all the way back to the 1970s.

AOC Spokesman Tweets, Then Deletes, F-bomb Rant Against Potential GOP Challenger (Fox News) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s spokesman sent a profane tweet to a potential Republican challenger as he ripped him for wanting to debate his boss.

NFL Coaches’ Power Is Increasing—And The Appeal Of The GM Job Is Changing Because Of It (The Ringer) With organizational flow charts restructuring throughout professional football, the GM job has lost some of its luster.

A White House Name To Watch As Sarah Sanders’ Replacement (Axios) Expect to hear more about Stephanie Grisham, First Lady Melania Trump’s spokeswoman, as discussions heat up about replacing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.

Panel: 90% Of US Sport Bets Could Be Online In 5 To 10 Years (Star Tribune) Since winning a U.S. Supreme Court case last year clearing the way for all states to offer legal sports betting, New Jersey has taken in nearly $3 billion in sports bets.

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The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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