Cam Newton And Belichick, A Remake Of Get Out! Or The Odd Couple? (Outkick) The pairing of Cam Newton and Bill Belichick sparks equal feelings of excitement and apprehension.
China Passes Hong Kong Security Law Aimed At Crushing Protests (Wall Street Journal) Beijing rejects criticism that the law will curb people’s freedoms in the financial hub.
Clay On Cam Newton To The Patriots: “I Love The Move” (Outkick) “This is vintage Belichick. I love the move by Cam. I think this is just a splendid decision by the Patriots.”
GOP Operatives Wonder If Donald Trump Could Drop Out Amid Alarming Poll Numbers (Outkick) Charles Gasparino reported that GOP operatives for the first time raised the possibility that Trump could drop out if his poll numbers don’t rebound.
First MLB Player Opts Out Of Season (Outkick) Mike Leake, a righthanded pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, is the first MLB player to opt out of the upcoming season.
Robert Littal Out At TMZ Sports (Outkick) Robert Littal, the founder of Black Sports Online, was accused over the weekend of mistreating women writers. Outkick has learned that Littal will no longer appear on TMZ Sports, a program that is produced by TMZ and airs on FS1.
Bill Belichick Never Tipped His Post-brady Plan. Now It’s Clear. (New York Times) The Cam Newton signing shows why league observers have nearly unshakable faith in decisions made by the New England Patriots’ coach.
Biden Tells Donors: I’m Going To Get Rid Of Most Of Trump’s Tax Cuts ‘and A Lot Of You May Not Like That’ (CNBC) Biden’s warning to his backers came as the candidate laid out an ambitious suite of policy goals during a virtual campaign fundraiser.
Report: NBA To Paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ On Courts For Orlando Restart (Yahoo! Sports) The NBA is going to paint “Black Lives Matter” on the sidelines of all three courts it will use to restart the season at Walt Disney World next month, according to ESPN.
Adam Carolla Defends Jimmy Kimmel Blackface Sketches: “We’ve Lost Our Minds” (Decider) Hollywood must distinguish between “intentional” and unintentional racism. “We’ve lost our minds. The adults need to start speaking up,” said Carolla.
Mets GM ‘Optimistic’ Yoenis Cespedes Will Play In 2020 As Team Tweaks Player Pool, Mulls Tim Tebow Addition (CBS Sports) The Mets added veteran bats Melky Cabrera and Gordon Beckham to their player pool on Monday.
Details On Will Cain’s Role With Fox News (Outkick) Will Cain is joining Fox News and will debut on August 15, Outkick has learned. Cain will co-host FOX & Friends Weekend, which airs Saturdays & Sundays 6-10 a.m. ET.
DAZN CEO Steps Down (Outkick) Simon Denyer is leaving his role as chief executive of DAZN Group, according to SportBusiness. The move comes amid an executive restructure which increased the involvement of Access Industries, DAZN’s parent company.
Johnny Depp Suffers Legal Setback Over ‘Australian Drug Texts’ (Variety) A British court has ruled that Johnny Depp is in breach of a court order for failing to disclose texts that allegedly show him trying to get hold of drugs.