The Daily Outkick: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Inside The Two-Year Process That Could Finally Lead To A SkyJudge For The 2020 NFL Season (SI) NFL owners will vote Thursday on a version of the SkyJudge for the 2020 preseason, with the option to then extend it to the 2020 regular season.

China Approves Plan To Rein In Hong Kong, Defying Worldwide Outcry (New York Times) Beijing ordered that a new law be written to extend many of mainland China’s security practices to Hong Kong, creating broad powers to quash unrest.

Phil Mickelson Wants More Versions Of The Match Going Forward (Awful Announcing) Mickelson (and others) see it as a possible annual event, and Phil thinks athletes like Steph Curry and Patrick Mahomes would be good additions.

34 States Had Higher Death Rate From 2018 Flu Than Coronavirus (Outkick) In 2018 we had a very bad flu season and tens of thousands of people died all over the country. Most of you, including me, didn’t even notice it happened. In fact, the media barely covered the 2018 flu season at all.

Seven Takeaways From the NHL’s New Postseason Proposal (The Ringer) On Tuesday, commissioner Gary Bettman released the league’s plans for finishing the 2019-20 season. And while some of the ideas seem fun, others … created plenty of questions.

Dow Futures Edge Higher After Blue-chip Index Rallies Back Above 25,000 (CNBC) Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. market indexes edged higher early Thursday as investors looked to add to Wall Street’s robust gains so far this week.

Basketball Hall Of Fame Event Will Be Pushed To 2021, Colangelo Says (New York Times) Kobe Bryant was to be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in August, seven months after his death in a helicopter crash, but the ceremony apparently will be delayed until next year.

Trump To Sign Executive Order On Social Media Amid Twitter Furor (Politico) White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters Wednesday evening, a move that comes as the president and his allies have escalated their allegations that companies like Twitter and Facebook stifle GOP voices.

Current MLB, MLBPA Negotiations Could Be A Prelude To Labor Strife In 2021 (CBS Sports) The current tensions between players and owners aren’t going away.

Twitter Fact-checker Has History Of Politically Charged Posts (New York Post) The head of Twitter’s post-policing team that flagged a pair of tweets by President Trump, marking them with fact-check labels, has a questionable history of politically charged tweets of his own.

Tom Brady Gives His 9 Takeaways From ‘The Match,’ Pledges To Stick To Football (Yahoo! Sports) Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady had fun during “The Match: Champions for Charity,” but isn’t looking to take up golfing any time soon.

China Votes To Override Hong Kong’s Autonomy On National Security (Wall Street Journal) Legislature approves resolution to impose national-security laws on Hong Kong in a bid to crush anti-Beijing protests.

Baker Mayfield Says The Browns Are Done Talking, We’ll Believe It When We See It (The Big Lead) Baker Mayfield did a video call on Wednesday where he discussed the Cleveland Browns’ prospects for the upcoming season.

Twitter Now Lets You Disable Replies. It Could Be Its Best Change Yet. (Vox) Twitter’s new reply moderation tool could be a game changer for victims of harassment.

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