The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

LeBron Air-balls His Opportunity To Address China, Daryl Morey Controversy (Yahoo! Sports) He essentially told Morey to shut up and dribble … or at least shut up and study advanced analytics or shut up and crunch salary-cap numbers or shut up and do whatever the general manager equivalent of dribbling is.

Elite M.B.A. Programs Report Steep Drop In Applications (Wall Street Journal) Harvard, Stanford, MIT see declines; international students find more options in Europe, Canada and Asia.

LeBron James Gets Crushed For His First Comments On The NBA-China Situation (For The Win) It’s not a great look at all for LeBron.

Inside The Democrats' Struggle To Prevent A Russia-2016 Sequel (Politico) Emails obtained by POLITICO reveal a Democratic Party grappling with an onslaught of twin threats: foreign election interference and disinformation by Trump and his allies.

Lions, NFL React To Controversial Illegal Hands To The Face Penalties Vs. Packers (Sporting News) Lions defensive end Trey Flowers had never been called for an illegal hands to the face penalty in his five-year NFL career entering Monday, and many believe that streak should still be intact.

TikTok Has Moved Into Facebook’s Backyard And Is Starting To Poach Its Employees (CNBC) Since 2018, TikTok and its Chinese parent-company ByteDance have hired more than two dozen employees that came from Facebook.

The Nats, One Win From World Series, Are Providing A Doubt-Free Sense Of Release (Washington Post) Some crowd roars in sports are different. Especially if those roars have been on hold for 86 years.

Satellite Broadband's Boom (Axios) While satellite pay-TV services are in a death spiral, modern satellite-powered broadband services are raising big investments and a lot of high expectations.

L.S.U., Known For Defense, Riding Offense For Title Hopes (New York Times) The Tigers, with the best scoring offense in the game, leapfrogged Ohio State and Clemson to No. 2 in the country after an impressive dismantling of Florida.

Staff Ran Fight Club For Dementia Patients At North Carolina Nursing Home, Police Say (The News & Observer) Three women who ran a “fighting ring” at a North Carolina assisted living facility encouraged residents to get into a physical altercation, officials say.

FS1’s Spencer Tillman Says Arizona Tacklers Were All Over Washington’s Salvon Ahmed “Like A Hobo On A Ham Sandwich” (Awful Announcing) "Tim, he was all over him, like a hobo on a ham sandwich."

Tucker Carlson Plans Megyn Kelly Interview On Fox News Channel (Variety) Tucker Carlson has scheduled an interview Wednesday with the former Fox News and NBC News anchor, who will make her first appearance on her former employer’s programming since leaving in early 2017.