The Daily Outkick: Thursday, March 28, 2019

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How College Basketball’s Cinderella Became a Blue Blood (The Ringer) Is this the year Mark Few’s team will break through and win its first national championship?

Jussie Smollett, Who Fooled The Media And Faced The Backlash, Beats The System (Fox News) What happened in Chicago was an absolute travesty of justice.

MSNBC’s Trump-Russia Ratings Fizzle: ‘Time To Pivot To 2020’ (The Daily Beast) “This stuff ebbs and flows,” said one network insider. “I think we’re ebbing.”

The Sweet 16 Team Without A Coach (Wall Street Journal) Will Wade remains suspended after refusing to answer questions from LSU and the NCAA about his appearance on an FBI wiretap

Seagram’s Heiress Clare Bronfman Faints In Federal Court After Judge Asks If Michael Avenatti Acted As Her Lawyer (CNBC) After Bronfman’s fainting spell, it was revealed in open court that Avenatti had, in fact, last week met with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn about her case

Adnan Virk: “I’m Hurt That I Was That Replaceable For Doing Something I Thought Was Relatively Benign.” (Awful Announcing) By ESPN’s standards, he’s right.

Netflix Is Still Too Cheap (Tech Crunch)  Here’s a slightly more value-based pricing plan idea.

MLB Opening Day 2019: Schedule For All 30 Teams (Sporting News) Rejoice, America. MLB Opening Day is here.

Maddow, Other MSNBC Hosts See Ratings Drop, Fox Up (AP) Maddow’s audience has dipped on her two days since AG William Barr reported no collusion between Trump and Russia’s efforts.

Jussie Smollett Demands Team Develop Plan to Fix His Image (TMZ) Jussie’s showbiz job offers have completely dried up since he was arrested and charged for allegedly orchestrating a fake attack in Chicago

10 Things You Need To Know On MLB’s Opening Day (Yahoo! Sports) Our effort to make sure everyone is ready for the return of baseball.