The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 23, 2019

Eagles Finish Off Cowboys, In More Ways Than One (New York Times) Philadelphia took control of the N.F.C. East and turned up the pressure on Dallas Coach Jason Garrett.

Trump And Xi Sparked A Year-end Rally That Should Continue Into New Year (CNBC) Stocks are on track for their best December and fourth quarter in six years, if not longer.

Exit Interview: Los Angeles Rams (The Ringer) Last year’s Super Bowl runner-up has a lot of holes to fill and a lot of money dedicated to players that aren’t living up to their contracts.

Space Force Becomes The Newest Branch Of The U.S. Military (Axios) Some space experts are concerned that the U.S. has fallen behind as other nations — like China — have made moves to weaponize space. The establishment of the Space Force could help the U.S. catch up.

Michael Thomas Is A Special Receiver Who Never Disappoints (SI) In breaking the single-season receptions record previously held by Marvin Harrison, the fourth-year wideout cemented himself as one of the NFL's unique young talents.

Nearly 200 Evangelical Leaders Condemned Christianity Today Editorial On Trump (Fox News) Christianity Today, one of the nation's top Christian magazine publications called for the removal of Trump on Thursday.

Browns Lose, Playoff Hopes Gone, Coach Kitchens May Be Next (AP) Cleveland's disheartening season dropped another level Sunday with a 31-15 loss to the Baltimore Ravens

Trump Completed His Takeover Of The GOP In 2019 (538) By far the most important personnel change was the confirmation of William Barr in February to run the Department of Justice.

CBS Sealed Their Fate To Lose SEC Football With Over A Decade Left On The Deal (The Big Lead) All signs point to the conference's game of the week package heading to ABC/ESPN when the rights expire in 2023. Fox still plans to make their pitch.

U.S. Service Member Killed In Afghanistan (Wall Street Journal) Monday’s death brings the number of U.S. deaths in Afghanistan this year to 20.

Ryan Fitzpatrick Made Some Cool NFL History In Dolphins' Wild OT Win Over Bengals (For The Win) Fitzpatrick became the first QB to throw 4 TD in a single game for 5 different teams.

Box Office: ‘Rise Of Skywalker’ Soars To $176 Million, ‘Cats’ Bombs (Variety) Despite mixed reviews and concerns of franchise fatigue, the force is still strong with “Star Wars.”