Kate Smith Controversy Embodies Modern Day Sports Absurdity

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This week the New York Yankees stopped playing a rendition of “God Bless America” by a woman who raised hundreds of millions of dollars to help defeat Adolf Hitler’s Germany. And the Philadelphia Flyers covered up her statue outside their arena. Why? Because a disgruntled activist emailed the two teams that Kate Smith, the singer… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, so let’s dive into another edition of the mailbag. Before we go any further, here is my detailed breakdown of the Mueller Report. Mueller report analysis https://t.co/d4H9nfH4Q2 — Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) April 18, 2019 Here we go: Kin writes: “I’ve noticed you have been tweeting recently about the NBA playoff ratings being abysmal,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 19, 2019

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This Is Not A Column About The Mueller Report (Wall Street Journal) It’s another one about Tiger Woods—and what a pop culture sensation the 43-year-old golfer remains. Interest In 2020 Already At Election Day Levels (Fox News) More than three-quarters of voters are already interested in the 2020 presidential election, including over half, 52 percent,… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, April 18, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the essence of the Mueller report released on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Clay’s expert legal analysis highlighted both sections of Robert Mueller’s two year investigation, answering the following two questions: Did President Trump conspire or collude with Russia? Did President Trump obstruct justice in the investigation?

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 18, 2019

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The Houston Rockets Are Playing Like They Can Beat Anyone (The Ringer) After a second-straight blowout win over the Utah Jazz, they appear to be ready to take on their toughest test in the next round In Mueller Report’s Release, Trump Looks For Vindication, But New Fights Loom (Fox News) Nearly two years of fevered… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed fighting in the NHL, the tanking of the NBA’s ratings, Bob Kraft and the State of Florida’s potential Hail Mary pass to convict in the massage parlor case, LSU and their removal of AD Joe Alleva, the AAF’s Chapter 7 filing, and Bernie Sanders’ surge in the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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Russell Wilson Got the Richest Deal in NFL History. Now Comes the Hard Part. (The Ringer) Seattle still faces tough questions on defense and about its offensive strategy. 15 Months Of Fresh Hell Inside Facebook (Wired) Scandals. Backstabbing. Resignations. Record profits. Time Bombs. NBA Playoff Openers Mauled By Tiger, “Thrones” (Sports Media Watch) The NBA… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed Russell Wilson’s contract renewal with the Seattle Seahawks, making him the (most recent) highest paid player in the NFL. Clay also shared his perspective on the Rick Barnes hiring attempt by UCLA, Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin and his fight with Carolina Hurricane, and fellow Russian, Andrei Svechnikov in… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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Rejoice, it’s Tuesday and time for me to help you pretend to work for the next few minutes while you read the anonymous mailbag. As always, send your questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Here we go: “I have a bit of a conundrum I have been dealing with over the past few weeks, and wanted… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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Russell Wilson Announces New Seahawks Mega-deal From Bed (New York Post) It is a 4-year, $140 million extension in new money and includes a $65 million signing bonus. Money Doesn’t Matter In Modern Presidential Races (Axios) President Trump probably could have won in 2016 with no money. You can’t put a price tag on free… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, April 15, 2019

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Golf’s Prodigal Son Returns With A Roar. It’ll Be Ages Before Another Day Like This. (Washington Post) After Tiger Woods’s victory at Augusta National, there is no debate: This is the greatest comeback in sports history. Goldman Economists Say Trump Re-Election More Likely Than Not (Bloomberg) Goldman Sachs currently predicts the U.S. economy will grow… Read more »

Game of Thrones Season Eight: Episode 1

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Well, here we go. After years and years, we’ve finally arrived at the final season of Game of Thrones. I can’t tell you how bittersweet this is. If you’re new to Outkick’s Game of Thrones reviews you can go to the search function on this website and you can see my reviews for every episode… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and we’re heading for an incredible weekend of sports and “Game of Thrones” viewing. In fact, I can’t wait to get finished with the Friday mailbag so I can kick back and watch the Masters this afternoon. I’m also going to be at the Vanderbilt baseball game against Arkansas tonight throwing out the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, April 12, 2019

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Brooks Koepka And Bryson DeChambeau Share The Masters Lead (New York Times) Tiger Woods finished Thursday’s opening round with a two-under-par 70, the same first-round score he had when he won the Masters in 1997, 2001 and 2002. US Weekly Jobless Claims Drop To The Lowest Level Since 1969 (CNBC) The data pointed to sustained… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, April 11, 2019

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Augusta National Has Quietly Made A $200 Million Land Grab (Wall Street Journal) The home of the Masters has expanded its territory by more than 75%, paying massive sums for surrounding properties. Dems Rage Against Barr For Backing Claims Of Trump Campaign ‘Spying’ By FBI (Fox News) Attorney General Bill Barr tells Senate lawmakers that… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed Magic Johnson’s abrupt resignation last night as president of the LA Lakers. Other topics include NFL prospect Nick Bosa and his recent Twitter activity, the recent New York Times article on Democrats and Twitter, the Big 12 and their new ESPN+ deal, and the recent moves in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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Jeanie Buss And The Lakers Are Better Off Without Magic Johnson (SI) Running an NBA team is a year-round responsibility, one that requires long hours, long road trips and unrelenting commitment. Magic Johnson didn’t have it. Mueller Report Will Be Released Within A Week: U.S. Attorney General (Reuters) Barr said he would be as open… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed Virginia’s exciting victory over Texas Tech in last night’s NCAA National Championship basketball game. Rick Barnes’ decision to stay at Tennessee, the hiring of Mick Cronin at UCLA, Kyle Korver’s “woke” article, and the unfortunate, and historic, slump of Chris Davis were all topics additionally addressed by… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for a bleary-eyed anonymous mailbag. Seriously, that title game went on so late last night coupled with my early morning radio show that I can barely tell which way is up right now. But we continue to roll on regardless. As always you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com Here… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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Virginia Beats Texas Tech In OT To Claim Its First N.C.A.A. Title (New York Times) “Forget last year,” Virginia’s Ty Jerome said. “This is everything you dream of since you’re a little kid.” Felicity Huffman, 12 Other Parents To Plead Guilty In College Admissions Scandal (Washington Post) On Monday, the parents each agreed to plead… Read more »