The Daily Outkick: Monday, March 18, 2019

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N.C.A.A. Tournament: Duke And The A.C.C. Rule The Bracket (New York Times) Zion Williamson and Duke received the top seed in the N.C.A.A. tournament.

Biden Announces He’s Running — Then Corrects Himself (Politico) For an instant, Joe Biden was running.

2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket Breakdown: A Region-By-Region Guide (SI) Here’s everything you need to know about the players, teams and games you can’t miss when the tournament tips off.

Beto O’Rourke’s Secret Membership In America’s Oldest Hacking Group (Reuters) While a teenager, O’Rourke belonged to the oldest group of computer hackers in U.S. history: the hugely influential Cult of the Dead Cow.

Knicks See LeBron James’ Best And Worst In Huge Choke Job (New York Post) LeBron James hasn’t won the season — and couldn’t even win the Garden.

Mental Health Problems Rise Significantly Among Young Americans (Washington Post) The study’s author called social media “the perfect place to be verbally aggressive,” which can contribute to depression and low self-esteem.

The Future of Sports Is Interactive, Immersive and Intense (Wall Street Journal) As more sports leagues opt for digital broadcast options, the whole idea of what it means to watch a game is going to change

Will Netflix Keep Streaming Higher With Disney And Apple In The Wings? (Mercury News) When it comes to the streaming TV industry, one could make an argument that there is Netflix, and there is everyone else.

Why Are There So Many Bats At Spurs Games? (538) The flying mammals seem to have become season-ticket holders.

Some Lawmakers Worry About Allowing Sports Bets On Phones (Denver Post) State lawmakers are debating whether the bets should be allowed to happen online or made only in-person.

Russell Wilson Sees ‘Great Potential’ In Becoming NFL’s Highest-Paid Player (Sporting News) There are currently 11 quarterbacks that average more money per year than Wilson.