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The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 8, 2020

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Is Baseball Coming Back? Here’s The Latest News On MLB, Player Negotiations To Restart Season (Yahoo! Sports) After a tense week of back and forth between Major League Baseball and the MLB players association, formal negotiations remained stalled on Friday.

Stock Futures Point To A Higher Opening On Monday, Extending Wall Street’s Rally Last Week (CNBC) U.S. stock futures were higher early Monday, building on the previous week’s sharp gains on optimism over the economy reopening.

Michael Irvin Says Cowboys Owe Dak Prescott ‘Back Pay’ For ‘Stealing’ Four Years Of His Career (CBS Sports) In other words, Irvin is firmly of the belief that Dallas needs to pony up the dough.

Ivanka Trump Blames ‘Cancel Culture’ For Pulled Speech (New York Times) “Our nation’s campuses should be bastions of free speech. Cancel culture and viewpoint discrimination are antithetical to academia,” Ms. Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday.

If Not Jim Harbaugh, Who? (SI) Here are your top five candidates, in alphabetical order, with a scouting report on the various strengths and weaknesses each of them brings to the job.

Media, Heal Thyself. Before It Is Too Late. (Washington Post) This is an essay on the collapse of trust in television news, especially cable news.

How Much Money Do MLB Players Really Make? (538) In the end, none of this may matter to fans who just want to watch baseball again.

Progressives Steamrolled Across The Senate Map (Politico) Left-wing candidates have been shut out in Democratic Senate primaries thus far in 2020.

Kevin Harvick Continues Tribute To Dale Earnhardt Sr. After Latest Atlanta Win (For The Win) Despite now having 51 NASCAR Cup Series wins, Kevin Harvick won only his third race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday.

Shootings, Murders Rose Dramatically In NYC Last Week Amid Backdrop Of Protests (New York Post) From last Monday to Sunday night, there were 13 murders in the city, compared to five killings during the same week last year, sources said.

New Zealand Is Now Free Of Coronavirus (Axios) There are no known novel coronavirus cases in New Zealand for the first time since COVID-19 arrived in the country on Feb. 28.

NBA Reportedly Considering NBA 2K Sounds For Crowd Noise (Awful Announcing) The NBA will be playing in empty arenas in Orlando, and the piped-in crowd noise may come from NBA 2K video game sounds.

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