The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Manny Machado, Padres Agree To 10-Year, $300 Million Deal (Wall Street Journal) The pact is the largest free-agent contract in the history of North American sports.

Family Of Covington High Teen Sues Washington Post For $250 Million (Chicago Tribune) The suit alleges that The Post “targeted and bullied” 16-year-old Nicholas Sandmann.

C.J. Anderson: Todd Gurley ‘Was More Hurt Than We Thought’ (Yahoo! Sports) We’re hearing contradictory information from inside the team indicating that Gurley was still dealing with knee issues.

Jussie Smollett Faces Prison, Career Ruin If He Lied About Attack (Variety) “If he made it up, he has big problems in both the court of law and the court of public opinion.”

NBA Regional Ratings Have Dropped By 10 Percent, TNT Broadcasts Are Down 18 Percent (Awful Announcing)  The largest drop came in Cleveland where ratings are down 56 percent.

Bernie Sanders Joins A Crowded Presidential Field (New York Times) Sanders, 77, starts with stronger support from small-dollar donors and liberal voters than most other candidates.

Pac-12 Goes ‘Shark Tank’ Route To Keep Pace Off The Field As It Struggles To Compete On It (CBS Sports) It’s a trying time for the Pac-12, which is hoping a $500 million investment will lift all boats.

Password Managers Have A Security Flaw. But You Should Still Use One. (Washington Post) Exclusive: A new study finds bugs in five of the most popular password managers.

What Can We Learn From Antonio Brown’s Nonstop Social Media Tour? (The Ringer) Here are the takeaways from Brown’s recent posts.

Digital Ads Expected To Crush Everything Else This Year (Axios) U.S. ad dollars spent this year on digital channels will surpass the total spent on non-digital ad channels.

The Zion Effect: Duke’s Zion Williamson Ignites Ticket Sales (Sporting News) Sales traffic to Duke basketball’s ticket page at Vivid Seats is up 82 percent for the 2018-2019 season.