The Daily Outkick: Friday, March 1, 2019

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With A Record Contract, Bryce Harper Eclipses And Lifts His Peers (New York Times) Harper signed a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies for 13 years and $330 million, the most ever guaranteed to a baseball player.

HBO CEO Resigning Amid AT&T Restructuring (Wall Street Journal) Richard Plepler of HBO said it is time to go after nearly three decades at channel; Turner President David Levy is also resigning.

Kyler Murray Is Tall Enough, And The Cowboys Are Ready to Spend (The Ringer) Murray’s official height could assuage lingering doubts about his viability as an NFL prospect.

Clay Travis on Robert Kraft 

Former Baylor Football Player Shawn Oakman Found Not Guilty Of Sexual Assault (Sporting News) Oakman now plans to resume his football career in the NFL.

Amazon Wants To Sell “Every Genuine Product In The World.” That’s A Mistake. (Recode) The company is risking what it values most — customer trust — in pursuit of building “the everything store.”

Jason Witten Ends Retirement To Return To Dallas Cowboys For 16th NFL Season (CBS Sports) Witten retired last offseason to become an analyst on ‘Monday Night Football,’ but will now return to the field.

Democrats’ Post-Mueller Plan (Axios) Democrats have a new phase in the Trump-Russia wars that ultimately could prove more damaging to the president than the special counsel’s investigation.

The Celtics And Lakers Are Basketball’s Hottest Mess (Washington Post) With the NBA playoffs approaching, two legendary franchises are in tumultuous shape.

Leaving Neverland May Do What No Other Michael Jackson Exposé Could (Vanity Fair) Alleged victims recounting the grisly details of their suffering is hard for a listener to shake, even a skeptical one.

It’s Time To Stop Rewarding College Football Quarterbacks For Making Bad Throws (CBS Sports) Pass interference is a pox upon football, and it’s time to make some changes to the rule.

Inside The Quietest Room In The World (Daily Mail) Microsoft reveals the $1.5m ‘chamber of silence’ that’s so quiet no one has been able to spend more than 45 minutes inside.

 

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