The Daily Outkick: Friday, March 8, 2019

Wiretap Reveals LSU Coach Will Wade Discussed Recruiting ‘Offer’ With Hoops Scandal Middleman (Yahoo! Sports) The tape suggests the FBI possesses additional evidence and phone conversations that could be entered into evidence in the second trial.

Paul Manafort Sentenced To 47 Months (Wall Street Journal) Ex-Trump campaign chairman gets considerably less than prosecutors had sought for tax fraud and bank fraud.

Reports: Steelers Reaching Deal With Bills For Antonio Brown ‘Unlikely’ (SI) Adam Schefter reported on Friday morning that a Brown trade to Buffalo is “unlikely,” and that “nothing is close.”

House Repudiates Bigotry After Omar Comments Split Dems (Politico) The House overwhelmingly approved a resolution condemning hate speech Thursday, indirectly rebuking Rep. Ilhan Omar’s controversial comments

Tacko Fall Is 7-Foot-6. And He’s Breaking Basketball. (538) Fall is on pace to shatter the field-goal percentage record.

This Could Be The Beginning Of The End For Facebook’s Social Network (Recode) Facebook is pushing more deeply into private, encrypted communication. What does that mean for your News Feed?

Clay Travis Blasts FS1’s Nick Wright For Claiming ‘Double Standard’ In Evaluation Of Black QBs (Breitbart) With the combine in the rear-view mirror, the topic on most sports talk shows continues to be the quarterback debate.

Crab Legs Sparked A Brawl At A Buffet. A Day Later And Hundreds Of Miles Away, It Happened Again. (Washington Post) When the crab legs hit the buffet line, it’s every eater for themselves.

The Lakers Sadness Index (The Ringer) It’s hard to overstate how big a disaster the LeBron James Lakers have been.

Disney’s New ‘Star Wars’ Galaxy’s Edge Theme Park Lands Will Open Earlier Than Expected (CNBC) The new “Star Wars” lands Galaxy’s Edge will open on May 31 at its California park and on Aug. 29 in Florida.

Tom Seaver, Star Of The Mets’ Championship Team, Has Dementia (New York Times) “Tom will continue to work in his beloved vineyard at his California home, but has chosen to completely retire from public life.”


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