The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Liberals Are Right; Their Silence Is Violence (Outkick) Social media promotes an annoying misconception that I don’t believe anti-black racism exists in America. It’s not remotely true.

Swabs And Sensors: Memos Offer Details Of Life In N.B.A. ‘Bubble’ (New York Times) Players and team staff members will be required to stay on the Walt Disney World Resort premises at nearly all times after they arrive next month to complete the 2019-20 season.

Google Threatens To De-monetize The Federalist Over Comments Section (Outkick) If Google is going to punish sites for their comment sections, couldn’t that become a siren for trolls on both sides to take a flamethrower in the comment sections of their political rivals’ sites?

Vanderbilt Announcing School In Fall Completes Entire SEC Football Roster (Outkick) Vanderbilt University announced their plans to return this Fall today, which is significant in the sense that it means all 14 SEC schools have now made similar announcements.

Bill Belichick Fired Up To Prove Patriots Can Win Without Tom Brady (New York Post) Retired two-time Pro Bowl safety Rodney Harrison said his former head coach is fired up to prove the team can win without the Greatest of All Time Tom Brady under center.

U.S. Stock Futures Point To Fourth Day Of Gains (Wall Street Journal) Fresh data on new U.S. homebuilding will offer insights into whether the American housing market began a recovery last month.

The NBA Sets A Deadline For Players Who Want To Skip Orlando (The Ringer) Players have less than two weeks to inform their teams they don’t want to participate in the league’s bubble restart. How will the decision affect their pay?

Seattle Store Owner Says Cops Never Responded To Break-in, Chief Says Police ‘Observed’ From Distance (Fox News) Seattle police chief says no part of city is 'cop-free' after business owner's complaint

Would You Trade This MLB Season If It Meant Being Done With Rob Manfred? (Outkick) It’s rough days for baseball fans.

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Allow Users To Turn Off Political Ads (CNBC) Facebook has endured criticism for its policy that allows politicians to run political ads containing false information on its services.

The Hard Truth Of Poker — And Life: You’re Never ‘Due’ For Good Cards (538) This excerpt is adapted from Maria Konnikova's new book, “The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win,” which is available June 23.

Minnesota Freedom Fund Says They’ve Collected $30m, Spent $200k On Recent Bails (Outkick) Amidst the protests in Minneapolis there were widespread campaigns on social media calling for donations to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, ostensibly to help protesters get bailed out of jail after they were arrested.

‘Psycho’ At 60: The Scariest Thing About Hitchcock’s Masterpiece Is Its Humanity (Column) (Variety) Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” was released 60 years ago today, and it is considered by many, including me, to be the greatest horror movie ever made.