The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Eli Manning Announces His Retirement (New York Times) The Giants’ two-time Super-Bowl-winning quarterback will be remembered for leadership and championships.

Brexit Divorce Deal Clears U.K. Parliament (Wall Street Journal) Agreement negotiated with European Union ensures that U.K. will leave at end of month.

Zion Williamson Just Gave Us The Most Exciting Seven Minutes Of This NBA Season (The Ringer) The Pelicans rookie made his debut on Wednesday night, and though things got off to a slow start, his fourth-quarter performance more than lived up to the hype.

Bernie Sanders’ Wealth Tax Would Raise $1 Trillion Less Than He Estimates, Wharton Study Shows (CNBC) A Wharton study finds Sanders’ wealth tax would raise $2.8 trillion to $3.3 trillion over 10 years, about $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion shy of campaign estimates.

Silvio De Sousa Gets Off With Easy Punishment For Kansas-Kansas State Brawl (SI) The Kansas power forward was suspended 12 games for his stool-wielding role as the primary provocateur in the Jayhawks’ disturbing, bench-clearing melee with rival Kansas State Tuesday night.

Facebook’s Rising Democrat Problem (Axios) The Obama administration’s warm embrace of Big Tech is no longer shared by many Democratic policymakers and presidential hopefuls.

Police Issue Arrest Warrant For Antonio Brown For Burglary With Battery, Per Report (CBS Sports) This comes after reports of Brown locking himself in his house.

Senate Republicans Slam Democrats’ Impeachment Case As Nothing New (Politico) Trump’s defense team also sounded confident on Wednesday that Trump would win acquittal at the earliest stages of the process.

Derek Jeter’s Hall Of Fame Case Was Never In Doubt. But Larry Walker’s Was Until The Very End. (538) In his 10th and final year of eligibility on the ballot, Walker received 76.6 percent of the vote, exceeding the 75 percent mark required for enshrinement.

California Driver In Mercedes-Benz Leads Police On Chase, Dies After 100 Mph, 330-foot Jump Over River (Fox News) A California driver fleeing from police died after launching his Mercedes-Benz sedan over the San Joaquin River at nearly 100 miles per hour, according to multiple reports.

Better Or Worse? Describing Every SEC Team’s QB Situation In 2020 (Saturday Down South) Nothing stays the same. That includes the state of SEC QB play in 2020.

Estranged Dad Thomas Markle Calls Meghan And Harry ‘Lost Souls’ Who Are ‘Cheapening’ The Royal Family To Make Money (Washington Post) Thomas Markle, the estranged father of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, appeared on a British television documentary Wednesday night.

Raiders Have Moved Out Of Oakland (Yahoo! Sports) After years in the making, the Raiders are now up and running in Las Vegas.

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