The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 24, 2020

#Fakenoose Story Proves Racism Is Our New Religion (Outkick) The alleged hate crime that catapulted NASCAR and Bubba Wallace to Page 1 of the news cycle was debunked by internet sleuths in less than 24 hours and the FBI in 36.

NASCAR Issues Statement Following FBI Finding (Outkick) NASCAR issued the following statement after the FBI announced that the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s Talladega garage was there since last fall.

FBI: Noose Found In Bubba Wallace’s Garage Had Been There, Case Closed (Outkick) The FBI has released a statement in the NASCAR noose incident that supposedly went down in Bubba Wallace’s garage at Talladega Motorspeedway and the federal authorities say the alleged noose had been there since 2019 and no crime was committed.

Nasdaq Hits Another Record As Tech Shares Fuel Rally (Wall Street Journal) Trump’s tweets help calm markets after conflicting signals on trade deal with China.

No, The Masters Does Not Need Renaming (Outkick) This great country of ours is changing, but some things are outraging a certain portion of the media that are clamoring for change while spotlight chasing and attempting to appeal to the social media masses who jump to conclusions before looking for facts.

Making Sense Of The Mac’s Transition To Apple Chips (Axios) CEO Tim Cook said Monday that the first Macs powered by an Apple-designed processor will arrive before the end of the year, though the full transition from Intel-powered machines will take two years.

How 60-game 2020 MLB Season Impacts Salaries Of Baseball’s Highest- And Lowest-paid Players (CBS Sports) A 60-game season means players will earn 37 percent of their full season salary in 2020.

Donald Trump: My Base Hates What Fox News Is Doing (Outkick) President Donald Trump sat down for an interview with David Brody of Christian Broadcasting Network, and reiterated his recent spate of complaints with Fox News.

Martha Ford Stepping Down As Lions Owner (SI) The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that Martha Firestone Ford has decided to step away. Sheila Ford Hamp is her successor, as conveyed via a statement released by the franchise.

Bill Cosby Granted Appeal In Pennsylvania Sex Assault Case (CNBC) The 82-year-old Cosby has been imprisoned in suburban Philadelphia for nearly two years after a jury convicted him of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in 2004. He’s serving a three- to 10-year sentence.

Bill Simmons On Lack Of Ringer Podcast Diversity: “It’s A Business. This Isn’t Open Mic Night.” (Awful Announcing) Simmons defended The Ringer’s lack of podcasting diversity as a meritocracy.

Viral Video Shows Calm Man With Knife Sticking Out Of His Head In Harlem (New York Post) A Harlem man escaped a stabbing with minor injures Tuesday — one of which was the massive kitchen knife left sticking upright out of his scalp, authorities said.

Mike Vrabel Recalls Bill Belichick ‘losing His Mind’ Over Clock Loophole Play (Yahoo! Sports) Late in the Titans’ AFC Wild Card playoff matchup against the New England Patriots, Tennessee took nearly two minutes off the clock by committing multiple dead-ball penalties while in punt formation on fourth down.

How One Of Netflix’s Biggest Mistakes Helped Build Its Weird Culture (Recode) For instance, Netflix uses its own cult-like language, like “keeper test” and “sunshining.”

MLB Announced It’s Coming Back And Everyone Started Crushing The Astros Again (For The Win) All the non-Houston Astros fans can get ready to boo the Astros for the cheating that they did in the 2017 World Series.

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