The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

NASCAR’s Noose Incident Can’t Become A Cold Case (Outkick) Here’s some free advice for NASCAR: Find the person who placed a noose inside driver Bubba Wallace’s garage. Release the name of the person. Permanently ban the person. Make public all the evidence that shows the guilt of the offending party.

NASCAR Community Has Bubba Wallace’s Back Before Talladega Green Flag (Outkick) Bubba Wallace seemed fired up for the start of yesterday’s race at Talladega after an emotional pre-race where Bubba’s No. 43 car was pushed to the starting grid by NASCAR drivers as teams followed behind.

Media Ignores 90% Coronavirus Death Collapse In Country (Outkick) On Sunday a major positive milestone was reached for the first time, coronavirus deaths declined by 90% in this country from the high set on April 21st.

Blame Corporate Sponsors, Not Media, For Racial Unrest (Outkick) The popular belief is the world will return to some semblance of normal once we move past the presidential election cycle.

Trump Moves To Temporarily Suspend New H-1B, Other Visas Amid Covid-19 Pandemic (Wall Street Journal) Tech-industry officials warn the decision would cramp companies’ ability to recruit top talent to the U.S.

Everyone Loses In MLB’s 60-Game (Or Less) ‘Season’ (SI) There are no winners in the months-long dispute between the players and owners.

Dow Futures Rise 300 Points After Peter Navarro Clarifies That U.S.-China Trade Deal Is Not Over (CNBC) The Dow Jones Industrial Average futures implied an opening gain of about 300 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also pointed to a positive open.

John Harbaugh On Dr. Anthony Fauci’s COVID-19 Warning For NFL: ‘I’m Not Going To Run For Cover’ (Yahoo! Sports) “You can look at it any way you want to look at it, but I’m not going to run for cover, and I don’t think the NFL is either,” Harbaugh said in a virtual news conference, per The Baltimore Sun.

President Donald Trump Rally Gives Fox News Largest Saturday Night Audience Ever (Outkick) President Donald Trump’s rally on Saturday in Tulsa Oklahoma set record ratings. Fox News says the 7.7 million viewers from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m ET made it the most-watched Saturday in the network’s history during that time period.

Mike Greenberg Close To ESPN Radio Deal (Outkick) ESPN is close to finalizing a deal with Mike Greenberg to return to the radio lineup, sources tell Outkick. Greenberg would host the show solo. The move will not impact Greenberg’s role on Get Up.

Jimmy Kimmel Slammed By Donald Trump, Jr, Social Media Over N-word Controversy (Fox News) As racial tension continues to build across America and beyond, several celebrities are finding themselves the subjects of public criticism for inappropriate behavior. In recent weeks, late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is among those finding backlash for their past actions.

Audio: Cooper Manning Discusses Arch Manning Recruiting, Answers LSU Q (Outkick) Arch Manning — son of Cooper, nephew of Peyton and Eli, and grandson of Archie — is going to be a monster recruiting over the next couple years.

College Students Want Warren As Biden’s VP Pick (Axios) The poll shows that progressive ideology is still a top consideration for young voters — though it also found that two African-American women, Sen. Kamala Harris and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, had substantial support.

A. Rod And J. Lo Adding Heavyweight Power To Mets Ownership Bid (Outkick) Power couple Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez are in the mix to buy the New York Mets from the financially embattled (at least in the context of pro sports owners) Wilpon family.

A Multibillion-Dollar Opportunity: Virus-Proofing The New Office (New York Times) Tech, catering and design companies are rushing to sell employers on fever scanners, box lunches and office floor-planning apps for social distancing. But it’s too soon to tell if they will work.

College Football Coaches Facing Hottest Seats, Most Pressure In 2020 (Sporting News) There is a difference between facing pressure, which comes with the expectations of winning at the big-time programs, and the hot seat — which means you might be looking for a new job if you don’t win now.

The One Where Jennifer Aniston And Lisa Kudrow Have A Glorious ‘Friends’ Reunion (Variety) The cast of “Friends,” the most beloved show in modern TV history, are famously close, and the six of them will reunite for an HBO Max special whenever it’s safe to film again.

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