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

Outkick the Coverage - Clay Rants About California’s Decision to Stay at Home Until August

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 »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Starved For Action, Bettors Turn Nebraska Horse Track Into Must-See TV (New York Times) Fonner Park, In Grand Island, Neb., has received more attention than ever because of the coronavirus pandemic, with $2.8 million in wagers each day. Trump Calls For California To Let Tesla Factory Open (Wall Street Journal) President Trump has backed Elon… 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

Outkick the Coverage - Evaluating Point Spread Differences Between NFL QBs and Their Backups

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 »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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M.L.B. Proposes An 82-Game Season Starting In July (New York Times) The proposal, which would require approval from the players’ union, would have teams start the season in early July and mainly play teams in their geographic region. US Stock Futures Point To A Slight Gain As Investors Monitor Efforts To Reopen The Economy (CNBC)… 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

Outkick the Coverage - NFL Writer Mike Freeman is Leaving Bleacher Report

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

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

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 »

Outkick Live: Emmanuel Acho and Pat McAfee News, The Last Dance, MLB/NBA Returns

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OUTKICK LIVE: @sportsrapport and @burackbobby_ talk Emmanuel Acho and Pat McAfee media news. MJ Doc, and latest on returns of MLB and NBA https://t.co/PU2OmWlL7a — Outkick the Coverage (@Outkick) May 11, 2020 Ryan Glasspiegel and Bobby Burack discuss: Reports at Outkick: Pat McAfee and DAZN part ways; Emmanuel Acho to First Things First. The latest on… Read more »

Best NFL Over/Under Win Total Bets Post-Schedule Release

Outkick the Coverage - Best NFL Over/Under Win Total Bets Post-Schedule Release

After the 2020 NFL schedule release, we listed our thoughts and seven key matchups. Translation: it’s time to dive into the over/under win totals. Here are the best bets on the board. *All odds via FOX Bet. Baltimore Ravens, 11 11 is a lot of wins, but I’m taking the over, anyway. I just don’t see… Read more »

The MLB Revenue Split Better Not Be the Holdup to Return

Outkick the Coverage - The MLB Revenue Split Better Not Be the Holdup to Return

For the past couple weeks, there has been a lot of optimism in the direction of MLB reopening Spring Training in June and the regular season in July. This is going to be a complicated arrangement logistically and to some extent it’s understandable for it to take some time to dot the i’s and cross… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, May 11, 2020

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Monday, May 11, 2020

‘Gate Was Zero,’ But Dana White Says U.F.C. 249 Was A Success (New York Times) He held up Saturday’s event as proof that under the right guidelines, pro sports events could proceed safely. ‘Back To Where We Started’ — New York Coronavirus Hospitalizations Fall To March Levels (CNBC) “Where we are today is basically, with the… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, May 8, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared more good news on the coronavirus front. Clay also shared some of the highlights of the NFL’s recently-released schedule, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers’ new coaching gig awaiting him upon his yet-to-be-announced retirement, and the staggering 14.7% unemployment rate from April.