Starting 11: How Long Is Tua Out Edition?

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As we enter the last week of football in October the playoff race could be exceedingly simple or chaos could emerge. Here’s the simple version of the playoff: Oklahoma, Clemson, Penn State or Ohio State and Alabama or LSU all finish 13-0 and win their respective conferences. Boom, we barely even need a selection committee.… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten For Week 8 2019

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By Todd Fuhrman We had our first major upset of the college football season when the #3 team in the country Georgia fell as 21-point favorites to the feisty Gamecocks of South Carolina!  UGA fell to #6 but it was their conference mate LSU continuing their ascent in the rankings.  Penn State also jumped into… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, October 18, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis addressed Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes and his knee injury in last night’s Thursday Night Football matchup against the Denver Broncos. Clay then presented his college football gambling picks for Week 8, commented on Zion Williamson’s injury, shared the surprising similarities between the first three-and-a-half seasons of… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice! You can win $10k of my money this weekend by playing Outkick’s free college football pick’em. I hope you all lose. Okay, let’s dive into the mailbag: “The most common question I got this week was, and I’m distilling it here, what’s the long range impact to LeBron and the NBA over… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, October 18, 2019

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Patrick Mahomes’s Knee Injury Could Be A Disaster—For The Chiefs And The NFL (The Ringer) The reigning MVP left the game in the second quarter and did not return. Without him, Kansas City is missing the player who powers their offense, and the league as a whole is without its most fun superstar. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 17, 2019

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The Rams’ Risky Bet Redefines The Cost Of Doing Business In The NFL (The Ringer) L.A. is all in. Again. Trading two first-round picks for Jalen Ramsey is a high-wire act of roster-building not seen by a contender in a long time. Trump, Democrats Clash After House Passes Resolution Opposing U.S. Withdrawal In Syria (Wall… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the trade between the LA Rams and Jacksonville Jaguars, with the Rams receiving Jalen Ramsey while the Jaguars will benefit from their acquisition of additional first round picks in the 2020 and 2021 seasons. Clay went on to announce his top 5 and bottom 5 teams in… Read more »

Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 8 2019

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We went 6-4 last weekend to run our record to 46-44 on the year. The biggest positive so far this year has been the blood bank guarantee — we hit easily on the Penn State at Iowa under — to run our season record there to 5-2 with an additional push on UF-UK that many… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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The Nationals Are Going To The World Series (Washington Post) The Nationals swept the Cardinals in the NLCS, clinching a spot in the World Series. Democratic Debate: The Moments That Mattered (Wall Street Journal) Warren got the front-runner treatment and Biden defended his son’s business ties. LeBron Bends The Knee For Chinese Dictators (Outkick) How… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis addressed LeBron James’ response to the situation in China, saying “it did not go well.” Clay broke down LeBron’s response, line by line, calling it one of the dumbest things he’s ever heard. Clay also referenced the article he wrote on the matter, LeBron Bends the Knee For… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, rejoice, it’s time for the anonymous mailbag. You can win $10k of my money this weekend by playing Outkick’s free college football pick’em. So go play and I hope you all lose. As always, send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Here we go: “My wife is an amazing cook, everything… Read more »

LeBron Bends the Knee For Chinese Dictators

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LeBron James is good at basketball and appears to be a good dad. Upon those two foundations the woke sports media has helped to construct the idea that James is a modern day Muhammad Ali, an eloquent spokesperson confronting society’s ills through the prism of sports. I eviscerated that argument in my most recent book,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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LeBron Air-balls His Opportunity To Address China, Daryl Morey Controversy (Yahoo! Sports) He essentially told Morey to shut up and dribble … or at least shut up and study advanced analytics or shut up and crunch salary-cap numbers or shut up and do whatever the general manager equivalent of dribbling is. Elite M.B.A. Programs Report… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, October 14, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis commented on Georgia’s implosion over the weekend in their loss to South Carolina. The “stat maven’ offered some statistical insight to better understand the contest, calling it more of a statistical anomaly rather than an indictment on the talent of this season’s Georgia Bulldogs. Clay also discussed the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, October 14, 2019

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Astros Beat Yankees As Bullpen Battle Ends With One Swing (New York Times) Houston evened the A.L.C.S. when Carlos Correa’s home run in the 11th ended a long battle between two bullpens. Executives Rethink Social-Media Policies After China Dust-Up (Wall Street Journal) Companies set the rules when it comes to public expression by corporate executives… Read more »

The Starting 11: Georgia Georgia’d Edition

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It happened. Again. The Georgia Bulldogs, the perpetually star-crossed team which can snatch defeat from the jaws of victory more than any program in the country, lost a home game they were favored to win by 21+ over a South Carolina team playing its third string quarterback. It was a bad loss, but it was… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Saturday, October 12, 2019

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On today’s special edition of Outkick the Show, Clay Travis reacted to South Carolina’s shocking double-overtime win over Georgia in Athens on Saturday.

All That and a Bag of Mail

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Rejoice, it’s Friday. It has been an absolute disastrous week for the NBA in China, maybe the most disastrous week any pro sports league has had in my life, and that’s what most of you want to talk about in the Friday mailbag this week. But before we get to that I want to remind… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, October 11, 2019

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35 Thoughts On The Patriots’ Disjointed Win Over The Giants (Boston.com) The defense, again, was spectacular. Ukraine Whistleblower May Not Testify In Person (Wall Street Journal) Lawmakers are awaiting an appearance Friday by the former Ukraine ambassador. Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 7 2019 (Outkick) We will not let the picks go quietly into the… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, October 10, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the NBA and China, calling them out on their hypocrisy and their collective decision to “shut up and dribble” as they bend the knee to communist China and the almighty dollar. Clay also talked about the two Game 5s on Wednesday night, with the Braves and Dodgers… Read more »