The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 15, 2019

Myles Garrett Hits Mason Rudolph With A Helmet, Chaos Ensues (The Ringer) An ugly brawl marred the closing seconds of the Steelers-Browns game. Three players were ejected, but the NFL will have to respond with serious disciplinary action.

Democrats’ Problem Breaking Through On Impeachment (Axios) Opening Day of the impeachment hearings hardly hit blockbuster status, generating middling viewer interest compared with other Trump-era political hearings.

NFL Players React To Myles Garrett Striking Mason Rudolph With Helmet (SI) Garrett planted Rudolph into the FirstEnergy Stadium Turf, then ripped Rudolph’s helmet off and swung it at him, striking him in the head.

Inside Under Armour’s Sales Scramble: ‘Pulling Forward Every Quarter’ (Wall Street Journal) Sportswear brand pushed early shipments, dumped goods at off-price chains to stay on growth streak, former executives say.

Mason Rudolph Calls Myles Garrett’s Actions ‘Cowardly’ (Yahoo! Sports) Football is intense, violent and often ugly. And everyone, even Garrett’s Browns teammates, seemed to understand that he crossed a line.

We’ve Got Some New Polls For Bloomberg’s Potential Campaign. They Aren’t Great. (538) According to an average of favorability polls from the first five weeks of the year, Bloomberg had a net favorability of just +11, which was the worst in the Democratic field once you accounted for name recognition.

After Reports Of Astros’ Cheating, M.L.B. Is Left To Restore Trust (New York Times) Pitcher Mike Fiers broke a code of silence among players by reporting the Astros’ sign-stealing, forcing baseball to reckon with an issue that has deep roots in the sport.

US-born Alabama Woman Who Joined ISIS Is Not An American Citizen, Judge Rules (Fox News) A federal judge ruled Thursday that an American-born woman who traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State (ISIS) group and now wants to return to her family in Alabama is not a U.S. citizen.

Roger Goodell Is Not A Fan Of The NFL Preseason (The Big Lead) Regarding the NFL’s continuing collective bargaining agreement talks with the players’ association, Goodell also remarked that an expanded schedule and postseason are “on the table.”

The Strange Life And Mysterious Death Of A Virtuoso Coder (Wired) Jerold Haas was on the brink of blockchain riches. Then his body was found in the woods of southern Ohio.

Trey Wingo’s Rumored Departure From Golic & Wingo Would Keep The Morning Show Merry-go-round Spinning (Awful Announcing) The one constant in the morning has been change.

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