The Daily Outkick: Thursday, May 9, 2019

Winners And Losers: The Warriors Won, But Possibly Lost Kevin Durant (The Ringer) Golden State now awaits word on the severity of the superstar’s calf strain.

California OKs New Sex-ed Guidelines For Teachers Despite Objections From Parents, Protesters (Fox News) The California Department of Education approved controversial sex education guidelines for public school teachers Wednesday that encourage classroom discussions about gender identity and LGBT relationships.

Celtics’ Mess Of A Season Rooted In Kyrie Irving And The Franchise’s Obsession With The Future (Yahoo! Sports) His shoot-till-it-feels-better strategy didn’t work either as he hit just 32 percent from the field in the final three games, illustrating that he’s probably better as a co-star than a leading man.

Colorado School Shooting Victim Died Trying To Stop The Gunman (New York Times) “He cared about his faith and his family and friends more than himself or anything,” said Sara Stacks, 17, who said Kendrick Castillo had been her childhood best friend.

NHL Playoffs 2019: Avalanche’s Game-tying Goal Controversially Overturned (Sporting News) This one could come back to bite the NHL.

Disney Spends Big On Its Streaming Bet (Wall Street Journal) Revenue rises as do content-production costs.

Cubs Ban Fan For Making Apparent Racist Gesture (New York Post) The gesture is associated with the juvenile “circle game,” where someone tries to trick a friend or sibling into looking at it, then punches them in the shoulder.

Denver Just Voted To Decriminalize Psychedelic Mushrooms (Vox) It’s the first US city to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms.

Mets’ Mickey Callaway Among Four MLB Managers Who Could Already Be On The Hot Seat This Season (CBS Sports) The National League East is full of managers walking on thin ice.

Box Office: Can Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Detective Pikachu’ Dethrone ‘Avengers: Endgame’? (Variety) “Avengers: Endgame” has generated a massive $644.5 million in the States, making it the seventh-biggest domestic release ever after less than three weeks in theaters.

The AAF Reportedly Paid Marshawn Lynch $5,000 In Quarters For An Exclusive Interview That Never Aired (Awful Announcing) Perhaps we were all so busy looking at the big decisions the AAF made early on that we missed all the little signals lurking in the background that would have told us of their quick demise ahead.

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The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Chicago Cubs Are Run By Hypocritical Idiots