The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 1, 2019

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Kawhi Leonard Has A Monumental Decision To Make (The Ringer) The Finals MVP could stay in Toronto or join the Clippers and make the 2019-20 season one of the most wide-open title races in recent league history. Or he could choose the Lakers and end the title race before the season even begins. Trump Says… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s a summer Friday. rejoice! If you haven’t already please go check out my new long form conversation podcast called “Wins and Losses.” This week’s guest is Paul Finebaum. The first four guests on the show are Jason Whitlock, Shannon Terry, Greg Sankey and Mike Leach.  Trust me on this, if you like the mailbag… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 28, 2019

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The Lakers Have Money. Now They Have To Spend Wisely. (Wall Street Journal) What’s the smartest way to build a champion in today’s NBA: talent or fit? Biden Abruptly Ends Answer On Civil Rights Record After Harris Pummeling (Fox News) The former VP was slammed on the debate stage Thursday night, particularly by Harris who… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, June 27, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the Lakers trade with the Pelicans for Anthony Davis and the Lakers’ financial strategy involving Space Jam 2; a strategy Clay accurately predicted long before it took place. Clay also commented on Vanderbilt’s victory over Michigan last night to win the 2019 College World Series. It is… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 27, 2019

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Three Years After Devastating Death Of Teammate, Vanderbilt Comes ‘Full Circle’ With College World Series Title (NCAA) If you want to know what the glory of Wednesday night meant to the Commodores, start with their feelings about Donny Everett, who wasn’t here. And the father and mother, who were. What Went Down On Night One… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the decidedly un-American reaction by US women’s soccer player, Megan Rapinoe, who, as team captain, embarrassed the United States by dropping an f-bomb in an interview related to visiting the White House following a potential World Cup win. Clay Travis then mentioned Game 1 of the College… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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College World Series: Kumar Rocker Saves Vanderbilt Again, Forces Winner-Take-All National Title Game (The Tennessean) The Commodores beat Michigan 4-1 in Game 2 of the best-of-three national championship series Tuesday to force a winner-take-all title game. The Cost Of An Ad-Free Internet: $35 More Per Month (Recode) A new bill would tell you how much… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag! Send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Okay, here we go: “My husband and I have a great sex life and we are always spicing things up. We’ve done threesomes and foursomes and have enjoyed them all. Most have been MFF. We’ve done a couple MMF… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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U.S. Holds Off An Ascendant Spain, For Now, At Women’s World Cup (New York Times) Spain is seen as the most rapidly ascendant national team in women’s soccer Media Gears Up For ‘Cat And Mouse Game’ Spotting 2020 Deepfakes (Politico) A University of California, Berkeley professor and digital forensics expert, demonstrated software last week that… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, June 24, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis commented on the US women’s soccer team over Spain in the World Cup. The US was fortunate to have penalty kicks called in their favor, allowing them to kick the winning goal in their narrow-margined victory over Spain. The USA will now face France in the next round.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 24, 2019

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We’re Not Using The Term ‘Owner’ (TMZ) NBA commissioner Adam Silver says moving away from the term “owner” makes sense — telling TMZ Sports, “We moved away from that term years ago.” Report: Kawhi Leonard Declines Contract Option; ‘Seriously Considering’ Raptors (Bleacher Report) The Raptors can offer him a five-year, $189.7 million max extension, while… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, June 21, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis reacted to the Le’Veon Bell 911 call where one million dollars worth of his jewelry was stolen by two young women he left in his home when he left to work out. He also mentioned the NBA Draft policy of players not being allowed to wear a team… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and officially the first day of summer. So what better way to celebrate the longest day of the year than by spending a few minutes reading the Outkick mailbag at work? Before you get rolling on the mailbag, please go and subscribe to my new weekly podcast, Wins and Losses with Clay Travis. … Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 21, 2019

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The Most Interesting — And Surprising — Takeaways From The NBA Draft (538) The draft, it seemed, was appropriately going chalk. Until it didn’t. US Called Off Retaliatory Strike Against Iran In Last Minute: Source (Fox News) The United States made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Report: Space Jam 2 Will Star Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, More (Bleacher Report) Anthony Davis may have just found a way to make back his $4 million trade kicker. Biden Not Apologizing For Remarks On Segregationist Senators (AP) Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done”… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis began by referring to the Houston Rockets feud between Chris Paul (CP3) and James Harden. Clay also discussed the problems with the Los Angeles Lakers and their quest to find a third, top-tier player, the Mike Conley trade acquisition by the Utah Jazz, the terrifying Malaysian Air flight story in The… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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The Pundit Tree: Have Baggage, Will Manage SI And The Rise Of Joel Klatt (The Big Lead) The tumultuous media landscape, LaVar Ball is always the loudest and never the smartest voice in the room, and more. Trump Launches Re-election Bid Before Jam-packed Arena, Vows To ‘Keep America Great’ (Fox News) Thousands of Trump supporters arrived more… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the recent Anthony Davis trade from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers. Clay also talked about OJ Simpson’s decision to join Twitter and speak without a filter to “settle scores.” Clay also mentioned his trip to the College World Series in Omaha where he… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. As always, send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. I’ve started a new weekly podcast called Wins and Losses, which features long-form conversations between me and people I find interesting. So far our four guests have been Jason Whitlock, the founder of Rivals and 247Sports, Shannon… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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College World Series 2019: Monday Scores, Winners And Bracket Results (Bleacher Report) Texas Tech def. Arkansas, 5-4, Michigan def. Florida State, 2-0. Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based On Cryptocurrency (New York Times) If the project should come together, it would be the most far-reaching attempt by a mainstream company to jump into the world of cryptocurrencies.… Read more »