The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Report: Space Jam 2 Will Star Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, More (Bleacher Report) Anthony Davis may have just found a way to make back his $4 million trade kicker.

Biden Not Apologizing For Remarks On Segregationist Senators (AP) Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed.

The Top 50 NBA Draft Prospects, According To Our CARMELO Projections (538) CARMELO (the Career-Arc Regression Model Estimator with Local Optimization) is our system for predicting the career of each NBA player, based on how things tended to pan out for similar players from the past.

Battle Lines Are Drawn As Two Cable Networks Skip Trump Kickoff (Fox News) MSNBC didn’t air any of the speech, and CNN dumped out of it after a few brief minutes. This is an important moment.

Max Scherzer Pitches Seven Scoreless Innings With A Broken Nose And A Black Eye In Nationals’ 2-0 Win (Washington Post) “This is just going to be part of what you got to do. You take the ball every fifth time,” Scherzer said by his locker after the game.

Should You Care About Facebook Cryptocurrency? (Vox) It’s not bitcoin. It’s also not Venmo. It’s more like an attempt at the internet-age US dollar.

The Rise Of The Snowplow Sports Parents (SI) By clearing out every obstacle on their kids’ road to stardom, hyperinvolved moms and dads threaten to deprive young athletes of critical life experiences.

YouTube Weighs Major Changes To Kids’ Content Amid FTC Prob (Wall Street Journal) Executives consider shifting children’s content to a separate app, removing auto-play feature in an effort to protect young viewers.

U.S. Might Be The World Cup’s Best Team. It Is Definitely The Best Draw. (New York Times) The United States team has a level of support unmatched in women’s sports, attracting thousands of fans wherever it plays.

Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Building To $140 Million-Plus Debut (Variety) After a lackluster few weeks at movie theaters, it’s Woody and Buzz Lightyear to the rescue.

ESPN Is Done Giving Airtime To LaVar Ball (New York Post) When asked if Ball would be used as an on-air guest, an on-the-record source, or will have any other use, an ESPN spokesperson said, “We have no plans moving forward.”

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