The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 23, 2020

N.F.L. Draft 2020: Joe Burrow Goes First … Then What? (New York Times) The L.S.U. quarterback seems a lock to be the Cincinnati Bengals’ pick. But in a year in which teams haven’t vetted prospects as usual, the rest of the draft should be anything but predictable.

Target Says Same-store Sales Rose More Than 7% So Far In First Quarter As Digital Sales Double (CNBC) Sales inside its stores are down, but online same-store sales have doubled.

Brady With Gronk Is The Best Brady (538) Ever since Gronkowski made his NFL debut in 2010, Brady has been much more effective throwing to him than to the other targets at his disposal.

Supermarket Surge Can Outlast The Virus (Wall Street Journal) History indicates that supermarket sales may stay elevated in the coming economic downturn.

How Will Bill Belichick Handle The Patriots’ Most Important Draft In Decades?(The Ringer) Tom Brady is in Tampa, but quarterback isn’t New England’s only position of concern. Belichick will have to get creative to bring in the reinforcements he needs for 2020.

Texas Judge’s 30-day Coronavirus Mask Order Blasted As 'Ultimate Government Overreach' (Fox News) A judge in Harris County, Texas, on Wednesday ordered residents to start wearing face masks in public for 30 days beginning next week -- or face a possible fine.

MLB Reveals Red Sox' Cheating Scandal, Tainting Yet Another Championship Team (SI) The 2018 Boston Red Sox officially joined the 2017 Houston Astros on Wednesday as MLB-certified cheats, giving taint to back-to-back world championship teams.

Automakers Are Preparing To Restart Production In Early May (Axios) Resuming production will not only be a shot in the arm for the American economy, it could also set the tone for how other businesses reopen under strict health safety precautions.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Could Be The NFL’s Latest Primetime Draw (Awful Announcing) The Bucs will definitely be featured in primetime more this year, but how much more?

Celebrity Climate Activists Cheer Coronavirus Misery In Name Of Environment: Devine (New York Post) The pandemic has been a dream come true for climate alarmists . . . if you ignore all the misery.

Alabama Coach Nick Saban Says He's Never Sent A Text Message Or Email In His Life (CBS Sports) Someone tell Saban it's 2020, not 1820.

‘Star Wars’ Series From ‘Russian Doll’ Co-Creator Leslye Headland In The Works At Disney Plus (EXCLUSIVE) (Variety) Details of the series are being kept under wraps, but sources say it will be a female-centric series that takes place in a different part of the “Star Wars” timeline than other projects.