The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 30, 2020

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Brett Favre On Aaron Rodgers’ Future In Green Bay: ‘I Think That Aaron Will Finish Somewhere Else’ (SI) “Let’s just say [Rodgers is] surprised that they went in that direction,” Favre explained.

Jobless Claims Tally Could Top 30 Million If New Filers Are Close To Last Week’s Level (CNBC) Jobless claims continue to grow in the millions, with a consensus 3.5 million expected Thursday, for the week ended April 25.

N.C.A.A. Outlines Plan To Let Athletes Make Endorsement Deals (New York Times) The changes, with some big restrictions, would go into effect at the start of the 2021-22 academic year, after consideration and adoption by the three divisions of college sports.

Drug Proves Effective Against Virus As Economic Damage Rises (AP) The U.S. government said it is working to make the antiviral medication remdesivir available to patients as quickly as possible.

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning Golf Date Details (Outkick) The Match: Champions for Charity, the televised golf event with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady, and Peyton Manning, is tentatively scheduled for Memorial Day weekend from Florida on TNT.

New York Times Says Biden Camp’s Talking Points ‘Inaccurately’ Describe Their Tara Reade Reporting (Fox News) The New York Times rebuked the Biden campaign on Wednesday, telling Fox News that the reported talking points that have been circulated to prominent Democrats “inaccurately” describe the paper’s reporting on the candidate’s accuser Tara Reade.

Have The Packers Done Enough To Maximize Aaron Rodgers’s Career? (The Ringer) Rather than helping the two-time MVP by picking a wide receiver last weekend, the Packers selected his replacement. And a look at Green Bay’s recent draft history shows very little concern for the weapons surrounding the QB.

Mike Flynn’s Lawyers Say Newly Unsealed Documents Show FBI Tried To Set Him Up (Wall Street Journal) Trump’s former national security adviser pleaded guilty but is now seeking to have his criminal case dismissed.

Ken Burns Blasts Michael Jordan’s Control Over ESPN’s ‘The Last Dance,’ Says It’s Not Good Journalism (Yahoo! Sports) Burns isn’t the first person to question Jordan’s effect on the objectivity of “The Last Dance,” and some apparent decisions from the series have raised a few eyebrows.

Visualization Shows How Droplets From One Cough Can Infect An Entire Airplane (New York Post) The motion graphic produced by Purdue University researchers shows the aftermath of a single cough on an airplane, with tiny invisible droplets dispersing throughout the cabin.

Amazon Renews Thursday Night Football Streaming Deal For Three Seasons, Will Get One Exclusive Saturday Telecast (Awful Announcing) The Amazon-exclusive telecast will only be allowed on free, over-the-air TV in the markets playing in that game.

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