Not all sports metaphors are clichés: The Tipline for 8 February 2021

Tom Brady’s pearly whites likely stared you down as you picked up your morning newspaper, but it was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ defence that dethroned the defending champs last night. The Bucs front four narrowed in on a hobbled Patrick Mahomes like a US antitrust agency selecting its relevant product market. Mahomes zigged and zagged like the burden of proof, but it was hardly enough to rebut the prima facie case established on the Bucs’ home field. In today’s Tipline, acting FTC chair Rebecca Kelly Slaughter defends the pause of early terminations and a prominent practitioner calls for more context with “hot docs”.

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