The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The Patriots Defense Is Doing Things We’ve Never Seen Before (The Ringer) Forget about the quality of competition—New England’s seven-game stretch is frightening for any era. Just ask Sam Darnold.

Trudeau Wins Re-Election But Fails To Secure Majority (Wall Street Journal) His Liberals will lead minority government, relying on support from other parties to pass legislation.

Hugs, Kids’ Songs And So Much Dancing: How The Nationals Clubhouse Became ‘Something Special’ (Washington Post) The Nationals’ looser clubhouse culture has even reached typically stoic pitcher Stephen Strasburg, who is the target of group hugs after he exits strong outings.

It’s 2016 All Over Again In Political Media (Axios) The same media trends that led to President Trump’s unexpected victory in 2016 are growing even stronger leading up to 2020.

Replacement Or Warm Body? Backup Quarterbacks Prove Their Worth (New York Times) With marquee starting quarterbacks like Drew Brees, Patrick Mahomes and Ben Roethlisberger sidelined, their teams’ fortunes hinge on backups.

Three Things To Watch For In The Markets On Tuesday Including McDonald’s, UPS Earnings (CNBC) Here are the most important things to know about Tuesday before you hit the door.

Who Democrats In Early-Primary States Don’t Want To See Nominated (538) Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden are among the race’s top candidates, but a number of early-state Democrats would hate to see them nominated.

LSU-Alabama To Be Played In Afternoon For First Time Since 2010 (Awful Announcing) Alabama-LSU has been a primetime CBS game every year since 2010, but it won’t be this year thanks to CBS’ pick of Notre Dame-Georgia as their one contractually-allowed primetime game.

Transgender Cyclist Rachel McKinnon Dominates As Competitors Raise Questions (New York Post) Former cycling champion Victoria Hood said, “It is not complicated. The science is there and it says that it is unfair. The male body, which has been through male puberty, still retains its advantage; that doesn’t go away.

There Once Was A Time When America Actually Loved Washington (Politico) Well, the baseball team at least.

Final Trailer For ‘Star Wars: Rise Of The Skywalker’ Brings Back Luke, Leia And Palpatine (Variety) The final film in the Skywalker saga, “The Rise of Skywalker” is about a “new generation, what they’ve inherited, the light and the dark,” said director J.J. Abrams.

How Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney Punished A Player Who Threw A Punch Against Louisville (CBS Sports) Cornerback Andrew Booth had plenty of time to think about that mistake on the bus ride home.

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