The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Cancel Twitter Twerking With Sports Stars (Outkick) Social media is the cancer killing sports. It’s the cancer dividing locker rooms and America. Like cancer, we may never discover a cure. This is a tragedy.

U.S. Stock Futures Rally Ahead Of Retail Sales Data (Wall Street Journal) Fed Chairman Powell may also offer fresh insights into the health of the economy when he testifies before Congress.

NASCAR All-star Race Moves To Bristol, 30k Fans Permitted To Attend (Outkick) Fox NASCAR reporter Bob Pockrass is reporting NASCAR will move from Charlotte to Bristol and be held July 15 with an attendance of up to 30,000 permitted to attend.

Dow Futures Jump Amid Report That Trump Is Preparing $1 Trillion Infrastructure Proposal (CNBC) Dow Jones Industrial Average futures implied an opening gain of more than 450 points when regular trading resumes. S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures were both higher as well.

As Baseball Teeters, Rob Manfred’s Words Ring Hollow (New York Times) “It’s just a disaster for our game,” the commissioner said of the lack of trust between M.L.B. and its union.

Man Shot In New Mexico At Protest Over Statue Of Spanish Conquistador (Fox News) A man was shot after gunfire erupted at a demonstration in New Mexico on Monday, where protesters attempted to topple a bronze conquistador’s statue outside an Albuquerque museum, authorities said.

MLB Is Staring Down The Point Of No Return (The Ringer) Rob Manfred said Monday that he’s “not confident” there will be a 2020 baseball season. It follows months of acrimonious discussions—and could spell disaster for MLB’s future.

How To Read 2020 Polls Like A Pro (538) We’re about to enter the thick of general-election season, which means we’re about to get a boatload of polls.

Adam Silver Says Players Will Not Be In Breach Of Contract If They Skip Disney: ‘It May Not Be For Everyone‘ (CBS Sports) The NBA understands that it might not have 22 teams at full strength in Orlando.

Senate Republicans Prepare Their Opening Bid On Police Reform (Axios) Senate Republicans are planning to unveil a police reform bill on Wednesday that will limit the use of chokeholds and offer federal funding for deescalation training, sources familiar with the draft bill tell Axios.

Tua Tagovailoa ‘Doing Miraculously Well’ Recovering From Hip Injury, Physical Therapist Says (SI) Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is healing faster than expected after suffering a season-ending hip injury in November 2019, physical therapist Kevin Wilk told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Cineworld Will Reopen Cinemas In The U.S. And U.K. In July (Variety) Cineworld is looking to reopen all its theaters across the U.S., U.K. and Europe from late June to July.

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