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The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

M.L.B. Proposes An 82-Game Season Starting In July (New York Times) The proposal, which would require approval from the players’ union, would have teams start the season in early July and mainly play teams in their geographic region.

US Stock Futures Point To A Slight Gain As Investors Monitor Efforts To Reopen The Economy (CNBC) Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 53 points, or 0.2%. Futures on the S&P 500 gained 0.2%. Nasdaq-100 also pointed to slight gains, rising 0.2%.

The College Football Season Is In Jeopardy. The NCAA’s Economic Model Should Be Too. (The Ringer) With COVID-19 threatening college football’s massive profits, coaches and administrators are left scrambling.

Elon Musk Dares California To Arrest Him As Tesla Plant Reopens Against Lockdown Rules (Fast Company) The tweet and decision to reopen Tesla’s only U.S. plant comes after a dramatic weekend where Musk threatened to move the company’s headquarters from California to Nevada or Texas.

How The Bills Are Gearing Up To Take Over The AFC East From The Patriots (SI) Sean McDermott says New England still deserves to be the favorite; he takes us inside Buffalo’s crucial offseason to catch them.

There Is No Evidence That Voting By Mail Gives One Party An Advantage (538) Voting by mail is more convenient for some voters but more difficult for others, and these conflicting factors appear to cancel each other out, dampening any partisan advantage.

Zachary Evans, No. 1 RB In Country, Signs With TCU To End Wild Recruitment (Yahoo! Sports) Before ultimately picking the Horned Frogs, Evans, a Houston native, was connected to schools like Texas, Texas A&M, Alabama, Georgia, LSU and Florida, among others.

Amazon’s Pandemic Success Story (Wall Street Journal) Progressives and their union allies trash the company, but it keeps delivering and hiring.

UFC 249 Reportedly Drew Over 700,000 Buys On ESPN+ (Awful Announcing) These aren’t Conor McGregor numbers, but they’ll do just fine.

The Fed’s Next Challenge: Rebuilding The Economy For The Long Term (Politico) The scale of the damage suggests the Fed could spend the next decade trying to heal the economy.

Tom Brady Responds To Report Claiming Josh McDaniels Relationship Was Part Of Why He Left The Patriots (CBS Sports) “Please stop this nonsense!” Brady wrote on Instagram. “Please be more responsible with reporting, 19 years together and brothers for life.”

‘Friends’ Reunion Special For HBO Max Likely To Film At End Of Summer (Variety) The hotly anticipated reunion of the six “Friends” cast members will potentially be completed by the end of the summer.

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