Starting 11: LSU Can Throw The Football Edition (Outkick) We’ve only played two weeks, but already the SEC has sent a strong message about their potential to have two teams in the college football playoff.
Is It Really A Three-Candidate Race? (538) Depending on which polling average you look at, Biden’s currently polling at 28 to 30 percent, Warren’s at 18 to 19 percent, Sanders is perhaps just a hair below her at 15 to 18 percent, and Harris is at 7 or 8 percent.
Baker Mayfield Is Running For His Life—and The Browns Hype Train Is Already Off The Tracks (The Ringer) After all the offseason platitudes, Cleveland was dominated by Tennessee in Week 1. It may not get better from here.
Biden’s Big Bad-news Problem (Axios) Of the 100 stories about Joe Biden that have received the most social media attention over the last 3 weeks, 77 were negative
Tom Brady Talks For The First Time About Having Antonio Brown As A Patriots Teammate (CBS Sports) “He’s obviously a great player. I’ve played against him for a long time. We’re excited to have him and to try to incorporate him the best way he can.”
Prison Time, At Low End Of Guidelines, Urged For Parents In College Scheme (Wall Street Journal) New court filing seeks jail time, not home confinement, and details lies by some parents who pleaded guilty
Week 3 AP Poll Released (Saturday Down South) After traveling to Austin and earning 45-38 over the Longhorns, the Tigers made a jump in this week’s poll as LSU was ranked No. 6 in the Week 2 AP Poll. There are six SEC teams ranked in the latest AP Poll.
Stocks Look To Reclaim Their All-time Highs In The Week Ahead (CNBC) The S&P 500 is about 2% from an intraday record reached on July 26 after notching back-to-back weekly gains.
Ben Roethlisberger’s Annoyed One-word Answer On Antonio Brown Joining Patriots (For The Win) “Whatever.”
Previously Unknown Sources Come Forward In A New Book About Harvey Weinstein (New York Times) “She Said,” by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, offers new details about the Weinstein saga.
Select AMC Theaters Will Be Airing Out Of Market Sunday NFL Games (Awful Announcing) Football fans who want to watch the NFL in public now have yet another option, and this one will (in theory, at least) be cheaper than a sports bar.
This Company Is Advertising MeToo-branded At-home Rape Kits. Experts Say It’s A Terrible Idea. (Vox) The MeToo Kit is marketing itself as an alternative to a professional examination. It’s unlikely to stand up in court.