The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 5, 2019

Tom Brady’s Contract Remains The Real MVP Of The Patriots’ Dynasty (The Ringer) Brady and the Patriots reportedly agreed to a two-year contract extension that will give the quarterback a nice raise in 2019, while also maintaining the team’s financial flexibility.

Trump Declares ‘Hate Has No Place In Our Country’ (Fox News) Trump praises law enforcement in wake of shootings in Ohio and Texas.

The Astros Give A Hard Pass To The Free Pass (Wall Street Journal) Houston Hasn’t Walked A Batter Intentionally All Season And Doesn’t Intend To Change Course.

Is The Field Too Big For Kamala Harris? (538) She’s not the most moderate candidate in the field, nor is she the furthest to the left. Rather, she has tried to calibrate herself somewhere in between.

Drew Brees, At 40, Is Looking To Get Better (SI) A half-hour after the final horn sounds and practice ends, Drew Brees is there, finding mechanics coach Tom House.

Bernie Sanders Wins Twitter In Hyper-engaged Debate Week (Axios) 15 of the 19 candidates had more mentions during the second debate than the first.

A Reason John Elway Went Vs. Coaching Trend With Vic Fangio: ‘He’s The Sean McVay Of The Defense’ (Yahoo! Sports) “McVay is a miracle on the offensive side with what he does,” Elway said. “That’s how I look at Vic on the defensive side.

Political Tension At Google Is Only Getting Worse (Recode) Another former engineer has alleged that the company fired him over his political beliefs.

Yankees Ready To Bury Red Sox’s 2019 Season (The Big Lead) Since Boston lost to the Yankees last Sunday night, they’ve lost seven in a row and plummeted back to a double-digit deficit.

Does A Sugar Detox Work? I’m On It And Have Had Some Surprising Results. (Washington Post) “Fat doesn’t make you fat. Sugar makes you fat.”

Power Ranking SEC Quarterbacks Heading Into Fall Camp (Saturday Down South) These rankings are based on the quarterbacks who I’d want starting my team tomorrow. It isn’t all statistics-based, and it isn’t all about who has the highest college/NFL upside.

Warren Buffett And Bill Murray Hung Out Together And Told Jokes Last Week (CNBC) Billionaire investor Warren Buffett sat down for ice cream with actor and comedian Bill Murray at Ted and Wally’s ice cream store in Omaha.

Indiana Casinos Looking For Jump On Midwest Sports Betting (NBC 5 Chicago) Indiana casinos are looking to seize an advantage over competitors in Chicago and other nearby large markets where such wagers aren’t yet allowed.

Written by Outkick

All That and a Bag of Mail

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, August 6, 2019