The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 17, 2019

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U.S. Open: Long-Driving Gary Woodland Putts His Way To Victory (New York Times) Woodland was leading by two strokes heading into the final hole. He then sank a 30-foot putt to finish 13 under for the tournament, beating Brooks Koepka by three strokes. Why Google’s Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny (Wall Street Journal) Tech… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday mailbag time! Before you get rolling with the mailbag, a request from me, please go check out my new podcast exclusive, Wins and Losses, which now has three episodes up that I think you guys will love. FS1 writer and commentator Jason Whitlock, serial sports media entrepreneur Shannon Terry, the man behind Rivals… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 14, 2019

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How The Raptors Won Their First N.B.A. Championship (New York Times) Toronto held on despite a late push by the Golden State Warriors and won its first title. Threatened With Tariffs, Mexico Is Trying To Reinforce Its Southern Border Ahead Of Trump’s Deadline. (Washington Post) More than 144,000 migrants were apprehended at the U.S. border… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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The Blues, Instant Icons In St. Louis, Win Stanley Cup In Unique Fashion (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Hochman: ‘It had to be this way, man.’ Facebook Worries Emails Could Show Zuckerberg Knew Of Questionable Privacy Practices (Wall Street Journal) Internal exchanges uncovered in response to FTC probe could cast doubt on founder’s commitment to user privacy,… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the US Women’s soccer team and their 13-0 trouncing over Thailand in the World Cup yesterday. Controversy has been widespread, particularly due to their on-field celebrations following each goal. Clay then commented on the selection of the Oakland Raiders as the upcoming featured team on HBO’s Hard… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Wednesday — I know I’m a day late this week because I had kid’s doctor obligations yesterday morning — and the anonymous mailbag is here to rescue you from your work or school doldrums. As always you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. With that in mind, here we go:… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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U.S. Takes Apart Thailand And The Record Book At The Women’s World Cup (New York Times) The reigning champions delivered a 13-0 thrashing, scoring more goals than any other team in tournament history. Ex-Stanford Sailing Coach Faces Sentencing In U.S. College Scandal (Reuters) John Vandemoer is set to become the first person to be sentenced in… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant’s injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors, saying “sometimes no one is to blame, and bad things just happen.” Clay also talked about the Toronto Raptor fans and the public outcry against their fans cheering when Kevin… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Kevin Durant Suffered A Basketball Tragedy (The Ringer) The Warriors force Game 6 of NBA Finals with win in Toronto. America Grows More Divided (New York Times) It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party. Emotion Surrounding Durant Injury Hangs Over… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, June 10, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the return of Kevin Durant for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the choking of the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the ridiculous assault on the game of dodgeball by a college professor, Justin Bieber and his challenge to fight Tom… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 10, 2019

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One More St. Louis Blues Win & Laura Branigan’s “Gloria” Becomes An Unlikely Championship Anthem (Forbes) Game 7 to be played in Boston on Wednesday. California Dems Agree To Full Health Benefits For Many Low-income Illegal Immigrants, In Swipe At Trump (Fox News) To pay for part of it, the state agreed to start taxing… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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I’ve gotten a ton of questions about the recent decision by YouTube to demonetize the account of Steven Crowder after examining his content, but it’s something I’ve been thinking about a great deal. So I want to spend all of the Friday mailbag responding to this issue this week. Here’s one version of the question… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 7, 2019

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Jordan Binnington’s Stellar Performance For Blues Lost In Controvesy Of Game 5 (SI) “This is the National Hockey League and they’re getting a black eye with their officiating in the playoffs and here’s another one that’s going to be talked about … It was egregious.”–Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy Fed Begins Debate On Whether To Cut… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, June 6, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis honored our WWII veterans by praising their bravery and sacrifice on the beaches of Normandy on this 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Travis also discussed the much less serious status of the NBA Finals, with the Toronto Raptors winning Game 3 last night over the Golden State Warriors. Clay… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 6, 2019

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The Raptors Tip The Finals With Their Own Strength In Numbers (538) Curry’s monster game for depleted Golden State is not enough. Trump, Other Leaders Mark D-Day’s 75th Anniversary In Normandy, France (Fox News) The ceremony took place on the edge of Omaha Beach in Normandy where thousands of American and Allied soldiers lost their… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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In 2003, Steve Kerr Created The Perfect Shooter. In 2019, He Coaches Him. (New York Times) In 2003, Steve Kerr wrote a story for Yahoo called “Creating the perfect shooter.” With Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant, he now coaches three of them. Top Dem Lawmaker Downplays Trump’s Impeachment, Suggest Media Is Pushing For… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, rejoice, the anonymous mailbag is here. As always you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Here we go: “I’m a twice divorced father of four children.  I have two daughters from my first marriage and two sons from my second marriage. I do have a decent income in that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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Hank Haney Suspended In Latest Outrage Mob Absurdity (Outkick) The nation’s third largest newspaper is calling for a golf opinionist to be banned from every golf course in the world because they didn’t like what he said about the game of golf. Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech (Wall Street Journal) Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, June 3, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis addressed the Warriors win in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the downfall of the NBA ratings in 2019, and the absurdity surrounding Hank Haney and his LPGA prediction.  Clay also weighed in on the new Heavyweight Champion of the World, Anthony Ruiz, and all his fatness, as… Read more »

Hank Haney Suspended In Latest Outrage Mob Absurdity

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Last week Hank Haney, on his SiriusXM satellite radio show, opined on the US Women’s Open, which took place this weekend, by saying as follows: Co-host: “This week is the 74th US Women’s Open, Hank.” Haney: “Oh it is? I’m gonna predict a Korean.” Co-host, laughing: “OK, that’s a pretty safe bet.” Haney: “I couldn’t… Read more »