The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 2, 2020

Tiger Woods Vs. Phil Mickelson II (Plus Brady And Manning)? Yes, Please (Yahoo! Sports) It very well may happen, which is good, because for sports-starved fans staring into an increasingly harrowing pandemic, it serves as a glimmer of hope.

White House Advisor Fauci Says Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Is On Target And Will Be ‘Ultimate Game Changer’ (CNBC) U.S. health officials have been fast-tracking work with biotech company Moderna to develop a vaccine to prevent COVID-19. They began their first human trials on March 16.

The Masters On Halloween? Golf Weighs Tradition Against The Calendar (New York Times) The five different governing bodies of golf’s most prestigious tournaments are considering unconventional concessions in order to salvage the season.

The Senator Who Saw The Coronavirus Coming (National Review) Tom Cotton was both the first and the loudest voice in Congress to sound the alarm about the looming pandemic.

Caught On The Fringes Of The NBA’s Work Stoppage (The Ringer) Players, coaches, and execs aren’t the only ones caught in basketball limbo. Trainers and others who make a living off the NBA without working in the NBA are wrestling with when and where their next paycheck will come.

A Wuhan Writer Takes On China’s Communist Machine And Becomes An Online Star (Wall Street Journal) Debate rages over allowing independent voices after Wang Fang—known to millions as Fang Fang—documented life and death in locked-down city ravaged by coronavirus.

Report: The Open Championship To Be Canceled Due To Coronavirus (SI) The group that organizes The Open—The Royal and Ancient Golf Club—is choosing to cancel the event rather than postpone it because it can collect an insurance payment if it cancels by a certain date, according to Golf Digest.

European Experts Ready Smartphone Technology To Help Halt Coronavirus Spread (Reuters) Platform aims to trace those at risk across borders.

Saints Will Host NFL Draft War Room At Team Owner’s Brewery In New Orleans, Per Report (CBS Sports) Dixie Brewery is owned by franchise matriarch Gayle Benson.

Hand-Washing Technique Is Surprisingly Controversial (538) Don Schaffner wants you to understand that your hands are never going to be clean.

Steph Curry Had To Assemble His Own Basketball Hoop Just So He Could Practice (For The Win) It’s almost shocking to hear, but Stephen Curry — you know, just the two-time NBA MVP and greatest shooter of all-time — didn’t have access to a basketball hoop at his home until recently.

Everything You Need To Know About Making Your Own Face Mask (Vox) Even if you’re not crafty at all.

Six Years After Its Launch, SportsNet LA Is Finally On DirecTV (Awful Announcing) SportsNet LA has been picked up by both DirecTV and U-Verse, along with AT&T TV Now and the fledgling AT&T TV.


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