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The Daily Outkick: Friday, May 1, 2020

Andy Dalton Joins Crowded N.F.L. Free Agent Pool (New York Times) After nine years starting at quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals, Dalton joins two former No. 1 draft picks — Cam Newton and Jadeveon Clowney — among veteran players searching for jobs.

Hillary Clinton Is Skyrocketing In Gambling Odds For 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee (Outkick) As Joe Biden faces increasing fallout from the allegations that he sexually assaulted Tara Reade in 1993 when she was his Senate aide, Hillary Clinton is substantially trending upwards in the gambling odds.

How The Top Offensive Linemen From The 2020 Draft Could Change Their New Teams (The Ringer) For just the second time since 1985, four offensive tackles were taken in the first 13 picks.

U.S. Probes University Of Texas Links To Chinese Lab Scrutinized Over Coronavirus (Wall Street Journal) Education Department investigation into foreign financial ties also seeks records of school system’s dealings with Huawei, Zoom CEO.

Scouts And Team Executives Dish On The Best And Worst Of The NFL Draft (SI) NFL front office personnel give their thoughts on the best picks, deepest classes and biggest head-scratchers.

Biden To Discuss Sexual Assault Claim, Network Says (Washington Post) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is expected on Friday to publicly discuss for the first time a claim that he sexually assaulted a former Senate aide, amid rising calls in his party that he address the allegation.

Yankees Announce Coronavirus Ticket Refund And Credit Policy (New York Post) “At this time the only impacted games are home games originally scheduled to be played in April 2020,’’ a release by the team explained.

Amazon Reports Earnings, Plans To Spend All Q2 Profits On Coronavirus Response (CNBC) Amazon said it plans to spend all of its profit for the second quarter of this year, an estimated $4 billion, on its response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Michael Jordan Once Turned Down $100 Million For A Two-hour Appearance, Agent Says (CBS Sports) His agent David Falk went on WFAN’s “Boomer and Gio” Thursday and talked about the kinds of appearance opportunities and marketing deals Jordan has passed up on throughout his career.

Air Travel Will Never Be The Same After Coronavirus (Axios) Expect new procedures for everything from luggage check-in to security clearance and boarding.

New York Attorney General Calls For Refunds To Cable And Satellite Subscribers Paying Fees For Live Sports (Awful Announcing) “It is grossly unfair that cable and satellite television providers would continue to charge fees for services they are not even providing.”

NBCUniversal Chief Says Premium VOD For Some Movies Will Be ‘Complementary’ To Theatrical Distribution (Variety) NBCUniversal chief Jeff Shell is not backing down from Universal’s flap with top exhibitors over the studio’s premium VOD release of “Trolls World Tour.”

The Rams And Chargers’ New Stadium Tested Out Its Ridiculous Doubled-sided ‘Oculus’ Videoboard (For The Win) The $5 billion facility is nearing its completion — despite, you know, a global pandemic — and this week, it’s come time to test the new, double-sided videoboard.

In Silicon Valley, Elon Musk Mobilizes A Small Army Of Tech Elites Behind Reopening Society (SFGate) A cadre of wealthy tech investors and venture capitalists is pushing for an end to shelter-in-place orders, arguing the harm of the quarantines outweighs the benefits and even equating the measures to forced detention.

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