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All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and I’m leaving tomorrow for Mexico for a week — and we have no TV show today — so let’s get the mailbag rolling so I can start drinking margaritas early. As always you can send your mailbag questions to me at claytravis@gmail.com Okay, here we go: Eric writes: “It appears that ‘Empire’… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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Rejoice, it’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the market and you want… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. Let’s dive right into the mailbag with all your questions from the world of sports and beyond: Adam writes: “I live in Virginia – where our Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General — two white guys in black face and a black guy accused of sexual assault — have been headline news.  Regardless… Read more »

Could the NFL Be Preparing to Take the NFL Sunday Ticket From DirecTV?

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There was an interesting moment that took place during Sunday’s Super Bowl that had nothing to do with the game itself — CBS cameras cut to video of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in his suite and alongside the NFL commissioner was a very familiar face in the business world — Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. @outkick Super… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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Rejoice, it’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the market and you want… Read more »

ESPN Fires Adnan Virk For Leaking To Media

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According to the New York Post ESPN fired Adnan Virk for failing to comply with an investigation into leaking information to the media. Quoth the Post: “Virk is accused of leaking confidential company information to the media on multiple occasions, according to sources. When ESPN investigated the allegations, it felt that Virk failed to fully… Read more »

Lock It In’s Judges Are Refusing To Crown Their King

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Not since the O.J. Simpson verdict have I been more troubled by the judgment of a group of American citizens. Only this time the case isn’t about whether or not someone committed double murder, it’s about something far more consequential than that — the rightful Lock It In kingship championship for this past week. Here’s… Read more »

The Outkick Big Game Challenge

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Ready now? Go! The biggest sporting event of the year is only days away. Will the Brady-Belichick dynasty silence the naysayers, or will Sean McVay, Jared Goff and the Rams’ relentless pass rush take the Lombardi Trophy? I’m down here in Atlanta on Radio Row, and it’s getting pretty crazy. Plus, as you know from… Read more »

Potential Rams Offseason Moves for 2019 Season

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The best online sportsbooks, found all in one place at Sportsbook Review, are hanging odds of +700 on the Los Angeles Rams to win the Super Bowl a year from now. That’s right, Super Bowl 53 hasn’t even kicked and already the oddsmakers are letting you send it in on whichever team you choose to… Read more »

Potential Patriots Offseason Moves for 2019 Season

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Whether the Patriots win or lose Super Bowl LIII, their offseason strategy won’t change a bit. Bill Belichick and the Patriots’ brass already know which positions need shoring up, but whether those needs are filled via the draft or through free agency is still too early to tell. The best online sportsbooks, found all in… Read more »

TB12 & Pats Ready to Roll Over Rams in Super Bowl LIII

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If this was a feel-good Hollywood movie, then the ending would be a foregone conclusion. The aging – or some might say aged – All-World quarterback in the twilight of his career, struggling to silence the naysayers that had his team, and his career, left for dead midway through the season. But suddenly this once… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday live from the Super Bowl. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the… Read more »

Bill Simmon’s The Ringer Made $15 Million In Podcast Revenue In 2018

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One of the most fascinating things, at least to me, about the modern Internet sports media business environment is the collapse of the value of the written word online at the same time that the value of podcasts has been soaring. It’s a dichotomy illuminated in a story in today’s Wall Street Journal focusing on… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. As we start the mailbag here, I know there are quite a few Fox Sports people — and people in sports media — who read the mailbag on a regular basis and I want to start off by wishing John Entz, the former president of Fox Sports’s event based productions — the… Read more »

Super Bowl LIII: Dynastic Pats Vs. Up-And-Coming Rams

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If you’ve just awoken from your coma — I say congratulations and might I say, that hospital gown looks fetching on you – the New England Patriots dispatched Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs for the second time this season and are now in their umpteenth Super Bowl, pitted against another up-and-comer, Jared Goff… Read more »

Should You Bet The Pro Bowl? (You Probably Will)

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What are you doing this Sunday afternoon? Those in warm-weather climes may be golfing with the boys, while those up North could be hitting the slopes. But what if you hate golf and you can’t ski or vice-versa? Some of us would prefer to cut out the pretense and go directly to the 19th hole… Read more »

Woke Wednesday: Steph Curry Slipped So Stop Criticizing the WNBA

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A couple of nights ago the Golden State Warriors went on the road to play against the Los Angeles Lakers and Steph Curry slipped while preparing to dunk the basketball. He then airballed a three and the sequence went viral on social media, with Curry being widely lampooned for the slipping dunk attempt and the… Read more »

Tennessee Volunteering To School Vandy on Wednesday

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The University of Tennessee men’s basketball program is arguably the best in the nation, boasting a 16-1 record as they prepare for their SEC rivals, Vanderbilt, on Wednesday night. But it wasn’t all that long ago that the best online sportsbooks, found over at Sportsbook Review, installed the Volunteers as 50-1 longshots to win the… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday, let’s roll. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the market and you… Read more »

Cousin Sal and I have (nearly) $60k On Saints This Weekend

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Earlier this week on “Lock It In” we featured the story of a gambler who had put $8k on the Saints at 20-1 to win the Super Bowl and was seeking to sell his ticket through PropSwap.com, a company that allows you to sell your gambling tickets before the event has been realized if there’s… Read more »