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Can HBO Max Stand Out In Already Overcrowded Streaming Wars?

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On May 27, HBO Max enters the fierce battle known as the streaming wars. AT&T has pledged $4 billion over the first three years in an attempt to make an impact in an already overcrowded space. An industry led by Netflix, Disney, and Amazon. Three companies far from vulnerable. Streaming services are like podcasts — new,… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and my family and I have now been down in Florida for two full weeks. And we’ve been out to eat in Florida restaurants for 13 straight days. Including spending yesterday evening at Dave & Buster’s and letting the kids play video games. Yep, Dave & Buster’s is now open in Florida. I’m… Read more »

MLB Futures: Sell Yankees and Dodgers and Buy These Longshots

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With not much in the way of real team sports happening, conversations are centered now on mostly theoretical outcomes. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, MLB futures were basically centered on a Yankees/Dodgers or the field discussion. The Dodgers added Mookie Betts to a team that won 106 games, and the Yankees added Gerrit Cole to… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, May 14, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared more good news on the coronavirus front. Clay also praised UFC CEO Dana White for being the first to open his sport and for his tirade in a heated press conference when asked about the New York Times’ coverage of the UFC. Clay also praised the President… Read more »

Making Sense of Cam Newton’s Bizarre Market

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It’s May 14, and Cam Newton still doesn’t have a job. Imagine saying that just a few years ago when he was primed to be the face of the NFL. The complications of the offseason, the lack of interest thus far, and Newton’s injury history make it difficult to confidently bet on his landing spot.… Read more »

When Casinos Will Reopen and What They Will Look Like Inside

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While they may not be at the forefront of everyone’s minds like sports, bars, restaurants, gyms, malls, and barber shops, casinos are also inching forward towards reopening. In a few states like North Dakota, Idaho, and Oklahoma, some have already reopened. As you are surely aware, the way that casinos are laid out is not… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared some more underreported data on the  coronavirus pandemic. Clay also praised LeBron James and Adam Silver for taking a logical approach to the return of the NBA. Clay went on to discuss the current status of MLB, Serie A soccer in Italy, and a humorous story involving… Read more »

Clay Rants About California’s Decision to Stay at Home Until August

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The state of California has effectively decided that no one will return to normal activities until August 1st. This includes no sports, no colleges and schools, and no outside activities other than their ridiculous list that doesn’t include tennis. Clay began Outkick the Show on Wednesday fired up about this article in the L.A. Times… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show: Beach Edition, Clay Travis shared some good news and positive data on the coronavirus front. Clay also shared his opinions and comments with regard to the return of Major League Soccer, Major League Baseball, and the NBA. Clay concluded his show by reiterating his belief that college football will, indeed, be back… Read more »

Breaking Down Monday Night Football Odds

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Odds for who will be announcing Monday Night Football for ESPN on Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season (Bovada): Riddick/Orlovsky +225McAfee/Levy +300Warner +550Manning +650Hasselbeck +950Amin/Pasch/Benetti/Wischusen/Shulman/Breen +1200Eagle/Burkhardt +1600 — Odds Shark (@OddsShark) May 12, 2020 Yes, the Monday Night Football rumors are still ongoing. But the clock is beginning to tick. Today, Bovada released odds on who… Read more »

Evaluating Point Spread Differences Between NFL QBs and Their Backups

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Now that the NFL Draft is behind us, most relevant free agents have landed, and the schedule has been released, it’s time to start thinking about this upcoming football season. FOX Bet put together a nifty infographic about the difference in point spread between starting quarterbacks and their backups across the league: A few stick… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday and I hope all of you are having good starts to your week. I’m still down in Florida with the family and things down here continue to return to normalcy in a rapid fashion. Restaurants and retail are all open, the beach is fantastic, and now you can even go get your hair… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, May 11, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared the most recent good news on the coronavirus front, calling the current situation in US the most optimistic yet. Clay also warned his audience of the fear-porn that still dominates many news outlets across the country. Clay went on to comment extensively on the wildly popular docuseries The Last Dance. Clay… Read more »

NFL Writer Mike Freeman is Leaving Bleacher Report

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Mike Freeman is leaving Bleacher Report, sources tell Outkick the Coverage. A Bleacher Report spokesperson declined to comment on the news. Freeman, a traditional NFL columnist, didn’t fit the direction of the site, sources say. While Bleacher Report still features long-form content, it has evolved into a multi-media site. Speculatively, Yahoo Sports could be a… Read more »

Clay Discusses Michael Jordan’s “They’re gonna say well, he wasn’t really a nice guy” Quote

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Without live sports, The Last Dance was once again one of the main topics of Monday’s edition of Outkick the Show. During Episode 7, Jordan discussed his work ethic and that he didn’t really care whether people thought he was a nice guy or not. Clay discussed: “I thought the most crucible moment, the most… Read more »