The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

College World Series 2019: Monday Scores, Winners And Bracket Results (Bleacher Report) Texas Tech def. Arkansas, 5-4, Michigan def. Florida State, 2-0.

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based On Cryptocurrency (New York Times) If the project should come together, it would be the most far-reaching attempt by a mainstream company to jump into the world of cryptocurrencies.

U.S. Women’s Soccer Games Outearned Men’s Games (Wall Street Journal) The 2015 World Cup title was a catalyst to boost women’s game revenues, which in recent years exceeded the men’s.

ICE To Remove ‘Millions Of Illegal Aliens’ In US, Trump Says (Fox News) The new effort would focus on the more than 1 million people who have been issued final deportation orders by federal judges but remain at large in the country.

ESPN Just Decided To Stop Sponsoring Sportswriting’s Most Prestigious Prize. Why? (The Ringer) PEN America won’t give out sportswriting awards in 2020. A spokesperson said the organization hasn’t determined whether the awards will be rebooted.

Facebook May Have Too Many Users For Its Cryptocurrency To Fail — Even If You Don’t Trust It (Vox) Libra, Facebook’s new virtual coin, is the most consequential cryptocurrency effort undertaken in several years.

The Jets Got Their Man. What Now For GM Joe Douglas And Gang Green? (SI) Douglas on why he took the job, why he has confidence in Adam Gase, and what’s next for the Jets after a wild month.

Apple Needs A Next Act (Axios) With the iPhone’s global dominance waning, there’s a growing chorus of skeptics betting that Apple is headed the way of Blackberry and Nokia.

Are The Dodgers Or Astros The Best Team In Baseball? (Yahoo! Sports) The Dodgers edge the Astros for No. 1 this week. In the micro-view, the Dodgers took three of four over the weekend from the Cubs, who are another really good team.

How Netflix Created An Unintentional Repertory Company (Variety) Taking a cue from the theater and the old Hollywood studio system, Netflix has built up an impressive stock company of actors since getting into original programming.

Which Players Should Every Team Send To SEC Media Days? (Saturday Down South) We’re one month from Day 1 of the 2019 SEC Media Days in Hoover. There still are a few details to be settled, the most interesting being the big reveal of the 3 players who will represent each school.

Nuro’s Pizza Robot Will Bring You A Domino’s Pie (Wired) Later this year, Nuro’s robot will start delivering Domino’s pies and cheesy breads to customers in the Houston area.

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