The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Warriors Are Leaning Into The Death Lineup — And It’s Not Working (538) The NBA’s most feared lineup has begun to show signs of vulnerability — and the Houston Rockets have taken advantage.

School Shooting In Colorado Leaves 1 Student Dead And 8 Injured (New York Times) The sheriff said the injured students were age 15 or older.

The Raptors Have Changed The Conversation (The Ringer) Toronto didn’t like what was being said after yet another flameout in last year’s playoffs. With its beatdown of the Sixers in Game 5, a different team is starting to prove it can bring about different results.

How Pete Buttigieg Became The New Toast Of Silicon Valley’s Wealthiest Donors (Recode) Inside the tech network that is trying to turn a small-town mayor into a fundraising dynamo.

Inside The Whys And Hows Of The 76ers’ Disastrous Game 5 Loss To The Raptors (Yahoo! Sports) The Sixers — who trailed by 40 points at their worst — face questions that only Joel Embiid, who had eight turnovers, can answer.

Avoiding The AI Weapons Race (Axios) In a new report coming out tomorrow and reported first by Axios, PAX, a Dutch nonprofit, describes “clear signs of the start of an AI arms race.”

The Vacation Town Where Nick Saban And Dabo Swinney Go To Disappear (SI) For college football’s top two coaches, Boca Grande offers something even better than its elite fishing and Florida sunshine: unadulterated privacy.

Lyft Reports Strong Revenue Growth, $1.1 Billion Loss (Wall Street Journal) Loss reflects expenses related to the company’s initial public offering in March.

Please Pray For Peace Between Colin Cowherd And Baker Mayfield (The Big Lead) The Colin Cowherd-Baker Mayfield feud is as high-stakes as it gets.

Disney Announces New ‘Star Wars’ Films, Moves ‘Avatar’ Sequels (Variety) James Cameron’s long-awaited and oft-delayed follow-up to “Avatar” has been pushed back another year.

What Is Alexis Sanchez’s Net Worth And How Much Does The Man United Star Earn? (Sporting News) The Manchester United man is estimated to have a net worth of around £35 million ($46m).

Netflix Viewers Who Are 50 And Older Spend More Of Their Time Watching Originals Than Their Younger Counterparts Do (Business Insider) Younger audiences may be more drawn to the licensed stuff because they’re discovering it for the first time.

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