in

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Bull Riding To Host Live Event With Fans In South Dakota, Likely First In Country To Do So (Yahoo! Sports) Professional Bull Riders announced on Sunday that it will host a three-day event with fans in July in South Dakota, almost certainly making it the first sports league in the country to do so.

Some Hospitals Prepared For Coronavirus Cases That Never Came (Wall Street Journal) San Francisco center was one of dozens around the country that readied but have seen far fewer cases than expected.

New York, California And Texas Governors Show Support For Return Of Pro Sports (New York Times) Their overtures could create a path for games to return in those states, without spectators.

Trump Threatens To Permanently Cut Off WHO Funding, Withdraw U.S. Membership (CNBC) Last month, Trump halted U.S. funding for the WHO as his administration conducted a review of the agency’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Will Any Players Sit Out 2020 Season? A Look At Key Questions Facing MLB And MLBPA As Talks Continue (CBS Sports) MLB and the players association are entering their second week of talks.

California Opens Up Coronavirus Funding For Immigrants In State Illegally, Faces Backlash (Fox News) Undocumented immigrants in California are now allowed to apply for the state’s coronavirus relief program that will pay $500 per person and up to $1,000 per household, according to reports Monday.

The NFL’s Search For The Next Taysom Hill Is Fundamentally Flawed (The Ringer) Teams around the league have become obsessed with finding Taysom Hill types. But they don’t seem to understand what makes the Saints playmaker so valuable—or how to replicate his impact.

‘Obamagate’ Is Here To Stay (Washington Post) ‘Obamagate’ is the intentional interference with the peaceful transition of power.

How The Bears’ New Quarterback Room Is Handling The Virtual Offseason (SI) Chicago added Nick Foles and several new coaches to a quarterback room that will be under the microscope in 2020. Here’s how they are preparing for a rebound.

Law Firm Hackers Shift Ransom Target From Trump To Madonna (New York Post) The hackers who stole confidential files about stars from an A-list power lawyer claim to have sold all their “dirty laundry” on President Trump to a secret buyer, and now they’re demanding at least $1 million for details on Madonna.

Michael Jordan Pizza Poisoning Story From ‘The Last Dance’ Raises A Lot Of Unanswered Questions (For The Win) It wasn’t the “Flu Game.” It was the “Food Poisoning Game” or the “Pizza Game.”

Biden’s Virtual Campaign Speech Repeatedly Interrupted By Geese (The Hill) While delivering remarks during his campaign event outside on Monday afternoon, Biden was interrupted multiple times by repeated honking from Canada geese at a pond located on the other side of his residence.

Tony Dungy Doesn’t Support Draft Considerations In Expanded Rooney Rule (The Big Lead) Dungy told Tiki Barber and Brandon Tierney he understands the idea of giving teams better draft position as an incentive for hiring minorities, but he’s against it.

Paradise And The Pandemic: Tourist Hotspots Hope Summer Travel Heats Up (Axios) Tourist hotspots around the world face a daunting challenge: how to bring in much-needed visitors while keeping COVID-19 out.

Written by Outkick

Outkick the Show: Monday, May 18, 2020

Anonymous Mailbag