The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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The Blues, Instant Icons In St. Louis, Win Stanley Cup In Unique Fashion (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Hochman: ‘It had to be this way, man.’

Facebook Worries Emails Could Show Zuckerberg Knew Of Questionable Privacy Practices (Wall Street Journal) Internal exchanges uncovered in response to FTC probe could cast doubt on founder’s commitment to user privacy, people familiar with the matter say.

3 Takeaways From The Bruins’ Bitter Game 7 Loss To The Blues (Boston.com) The players were at a loss for words following a disappointing performance.

Bribery Scandal Points To The Athletic Factor: A Major Force In College Admissions (Washington Post) The Varsity Blues investigation underscores a broader issue: the wide pipeline of legitimate athletic recruits into highly selective schools and the questions it prompts about equity and academic standards.

Golden State’s Kevin Durant Announces Achilles’ Rupture And Surgery ‘Success’ (New York Times) In his Instagram post, Durant said he was “hurting deeply, but I’m OK.”

The First Democratic Debate Deadline Is Almost Here: Who’s In And Who’s Out (538) On June 26 and 27, 20 candidates will gather in Miami to take part in the first Democratic presidential primary debates of the 2020 election cycle.

Blues Fan Bets Big, Wins $100,000 After St. Louis’ Stanley Cup Victory (SI) Blues fan Scott Berry netted a $100,000 payday with the win. Back in January, the St. Louis native had placed a $400 bet on the Blues in the title in Las Vegas. The team had been given 250–1 odds to win.

Alphabet-owned Jigsaw Bought A Russian Troll Campaign As An Experiment (Wired) Jigsaw demonstrated just how low the barrier to entry for organized, online disinformation has become.

Media’s Big Bet: Sports Wagers Will (Hopefully) Keep Viewers Watching TV (Variety) Fox sees a chance to drive revenue through betting, says the person familiar with the matter, rather than simply running ads for other betting apps.

Why SoFi Would Be Interested In Buying Naming Rights To The LA Football Stadium (Recode) The company might want to get into naming because it would be a smart way to market SoFi to the millennial customers it is trying to attract and retain.

Warriors Logo Will Change Next Season Along With Move To San Francisco (Yahoo! Sports) The Warriors are making some changes for their first season at Chase Center.

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