The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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It’s Unanimous: Mariano Rivera Is A Hall Of Famer (New York Times) Rivera, the career saves leader who helped the Yankees win five World Series, became the first player ever elected unanimously to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Senate Leaders Push Votes On Dueling Bills To End Shutdown (Wall Street Journal) Political aides from both parties were… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday, let’s roll. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the market and you… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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When The Whole Country Reviews A Play, Referees Can’t Always Join (New York Times) The Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman clearly broke the rules but the referees did not call a penalty and the play was not reviewable by league. I Failed The Covington Catholic Test (The Atlantic) Next time there’s a viral story, I’ll wait for more facts… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 21, 2019

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New England Patriots Down Kansas City Chiefs In Overtime For Super Bowl Berth (New York Times) It will be the Patriots vs. the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl after New England beat the Chiefs, 37-31, on Sunday. Trump, Democrats Float Proposals To End Shutdown, But Wide Gaps Remain (Wall Street Journal) Sides show no signs… Read more »

Cousin Sal and I have (nearly) $60k On Saints This Weekend

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Earlier this week on “Lock It In” we featured the story of a gambler who had put $8k on the Saints at 20-1 to win the Super Bowl and was seeking to sell his ticket through PropSwap.com, a company that allows you to sell your gambling tickets before the event has been realized if there’s… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. I’d encourage y’all to make sure you’re starting off your mornings with the Daily Outkick, which is the best one stop shop on the Internet for sports, media, business, and politics all rolled into one. Go sign up for the email here or read it daily on the site. My NFL gambling… Read more »

AFC Championship: Will Pats’ Dynasty Continue In Frigid Temps?

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The New England Patriots under Tom Brady are just 1-4 straight up and against the number over their last five road playoff games. Therefore, it’s not surprising that all of the best online sportsbooks, all of which can be seen at one convenient site, Sportsbook Review, have installed the Kansas City Chiefs as three-point home… Read more »

Outkick NFL Playoff Game

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Ready now? Go! How’s it going Outkickers? NFL Conference Championship Sunday is upon us, featuring what could be two of the most exciting matchups of the season. Head over to the Outkick NFL Playoff game and make your picks for outright winners, spread, over/under, and highest scoring quarter. Get all the correct picks and you’ll… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 18, 2019

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The NFL Playoffs Weren’t Designed to Produce Upsets (The Ringer) For the second time in four years, the 1- and 2-seeds will square off in both conference championship games. No other sport’s postseason produces this level of chalk, but the NFL wouldn’t want it any other way. Backlash Erupts After Gillette Launches A New #MeToo-Inspired Ad… Read more »

Rams Ready To Storm Bayou In NFC Title Tilt

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A pair of 14-3 teams will knuckle up and throw down at the Superdome in New Orleans this Sunday and the best online sportsbooks, found at Sportsbook Review, have installed the Saints as 3½-point home chalk over the Rams in the NFC Championship Game. That is a stark departure from the opening line that had… Read more »

Key Players Back For Top 2019 NCAA Contenders

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Although every college football program has turnover issues, with graduating athletes or those opting to go pro, there are a chosen few whose allure to return for another season of greatness is too tempting to ignore. Let’s take a look at the top five teams returning players destined for another year of college football stardom… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 17, 2019

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ESPN Host Says Trump Serving Fast Food Was Racist (Outkick) On ESPN’s First Take, Molly Qerim decided to drop the wokest of woke takes about the Clemson football team visiting the White House and dining on fast food there. Will Shutdown Hurt Trump in 2020? (538) approval ratings tend to rebound after shutdowns, and in any… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Warriors Set NBA Record With 51-point First Quarter In Rout Of Nuggets (USA Today) Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Warriors scored an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter. Razor Burn: Gillette Ad Stirs Online Uproar (Associated Press) A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday, let’s roll. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the market and you… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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Kyler Murray Knows His Options. That’s Why This Isn’t Simple. (New York Times) “I’ve always felt like I could play in the N.F.L.,” Murray said last month. “I’m a confident guy.” Lovin’ It: Trump Fetes Champion Clemson With Burgers, Fries (CNBC) “We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 14, 2019

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New England Patriots And Tom Brady Are Underdogs For First Time In 68 Games In AFC Championship (Forbes) According to BetDSI sportsbook, Brady has been favored in 67 straight starts including the playoffs. The streak as betting favorite has been alive for 174 weeks or 1,218 days. Kyler Murray Has Two Sports Hanging on His Unique… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. Let’s jump right into the mailbag and get rolling. Jayce writes: “Hey Clay, What would you project Kyler Murray to be in terms of draft rankings, and what teams could you see being interested him? Is he worth the gamble in your opinion?” The most recent offshore line I saw — which… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 11, 2019

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The Keys to Every NFL Divisional Round Game (The Ringer) Andy Reid gets a chance to avenge his most tragic playoff failure, the Cowboys D will face its greatest test, and the Patriots may have to try to run the ball against the team that just shut down Lamar Jackson. White House Aides Explore Alternative Ways… Read more »

NFC Divisional Round Predictions: Bookie-Busting Bonanza

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Below we will look at both NFC Divisional Round clashes and deliver our expert selections on the sides and totals in both games. We will also let our readers know which of the four is our 1000 platinum play of the NFC weekend, all for the price of just a few minutes of your time… Read more »