On Kyler Murray and Social Media Shaming

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Saturday night Kyler Murray won the Heisman trophy. By later that evening Murray’s offensive Tweets, sent when he was a teenager, had emerged, eventually leading many top mainstream media outlets to run stories about the Tweets. This has become an all too common theme and, frankly, it’s patently absurd and indefensible from a journalistic perspective… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 10, 2018

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Subscribe to Clay Travis on YouTube! Never Miss An Episode ‘Miami Miracle’ Final Play Lifts Dolphins Past Patriots 34-33 (Miami Herald) Bedlam. Insanity. Dolphins football. Their game looked over. Their season too. Then a miracle. Inside the Fight for the Future of the Denver Broncos (Wall Street Journal) Under Pat Bowlen’s leadership, the Broncos were the model… Read more »

Vegas’s Top Six & Bowl Game Picks

Outkick the Coverage - Vegas’s Top Six & Bowl Game Picks

By Todd Fuhrman This is an unusual version of our piece but given it’s an unusual week for college football bettors we must adjust.  Below you’ll find the  Bet the Board Top 6 teams (who would be favored on a neutral field), a very quick peak at the College Football playoff, New Year’s Day Odds, and the current… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. If you’d like to buy an autographed copy of my new book for Christmas you can do so here. Okay, here we go with the mailbag. Cody writes: “As I watched the eulogies and stories on George H W Bush it’s clear that he will go down in history as one of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 7, 2018

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SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey: UCF Should Look ‘Inward’ to Address CFP Rankings Issues (Advocate) Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey recommended UCF look “inward” to address strength of schedule issues that have held back the Knights in the College Football Playoff rankings. Derrick Henry’s 99-Yard Touchdown Highlights Record-Setting Day (New York Times) The Jacksonville Jaguars had absolutely no… Read more »

SEC Goes Bowling: Picks On All 11 Games

Outkick the Coverage - SEC Goes Bowling: Picks On All 11 Games

Eleven of the 14 SEC teams received bowl invitations, with Alabama leading the way as the top team in the nation and one of four to gain entrance into the College Football Playoff. Let’s check out the semifinal matchup between the Crimson Tide and the Oklahoma Sooners as well as the matchups for each and… Read more »

ESPN Rips Redskins For Signing Reuben Foster While Promoting Greg Hardy

Outkick the Coverage - ESPN Rips Redskins For Signing Reuben Foster While Promoting Greg Hardy

During Monday Night Football ESPN stopped calling a tight game in the fourth quarter between the Redskins and the Eagles to allow Joe Tessitore, Jason Witten and Booger McFarland to address the Redskins signing of Reuben Foster. Foster, who was released by the San Francisco 49ers and has been accused of domestic assault for a… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 6, 2018

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Nation Bids Farewell to President George H.W. Bush (New York Times) The nation bade farewell on Wednesday to George Herbert Walker Bush, the patriarch of one of the most consequential political dynasties of modern times and the president who presided over the end of the Cold War and the beginning of a new era of American… Read more »

Bolts Batter Bengals in Week 14 Confidence Pool

Outkick the Coverage - Bolts Batter Bengals in Week 14 Confidence Pool

After a white-hot Week 12 Confidence Pool, we cooled in Week 13 by going 9-7 straight up, but it was the Packers getting stunned by the Cardinals in the 14th spot and Saints losing to the Cowboys at No. 11 that did the damage. Let’s move on to Week 14 where we rate our most… Read more »

Week 14 Upset Alert: Bucs Shock Saints & Niners Buck Broncos

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Last week we once again had an underdog straight-up upset as the Tampa Bay Bucs defeated the Carolina Panthers as 3½-point dogs, which means if you tailed this pick it not only cashed with the points but on the money line as well! We weren’t nearly as fortunate with the Jets, as they fell to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Urban Meyer “Retires” At Ohio State (Outkick) Look, everyone knew Urban Meyer’s time at Ohio State was coming close to an end because he’d gone all Urban Florida on us. You know the signs — program is in decline, off field issues become all encompassing, suddenly his health is in question and he has to “retire.”… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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Rejoice, it’s Tuesday, and time for the anonymous mailbag. Before we get rolling if you want an autographed copy of my new book you get a free autographed copy of the book as part of a yearly subscription to the Outkick VIP. You can also buy an autographed copy of the book for $50 here. And… Read more »

Urban Meyer “Retires” At Ohio State

Outkick the Coverage - Urban Meyer “Retires” At Ohio State

Look, everyone knew Urban Meyer’s time at Ohio State was coming close to an end because he’d gone all Urban Florida on us. You know the signs — program is in decline, off field issues become all encompassing, suddenly his health is in question and he has to “retire.” So the big question here isn’t… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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Urban Meyer to Step Down as Ohio State Head Coach After Rose Bowl (Yahoo Sports) Ohio State coach Urban Meyer plans to step down and will coach his final game in the Rose Bowl, sources told Yahoo Sports. Flashback: In October, Clay Travis Predicted Urban Meyer Would Quit (Outkick) “I think there is a legitimate question about… Read more »

The College Football Playoff Committee Got It Right

Outkick the Coverage - The College Football Playoff Committee Got It Right

The most inherent and glaring conflict in the college football playoff committee’s decision is this — the conflict between the concept of the “best” and “most deserving” team. Sometimes this is easy — Alabama and Clemson are both the two best and the two most deserving teams in the country, the only teams to finish… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 3, 2018

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Alabama Survives Georgia In SEC Title Thriller, Playoff Race Down to OU or UGA (Outkick) Jalen Hurts, bringing the Tide back with two fourth quarter touchdowns, delivered one of the great comeback stories in the history of college football and in the process struck a blow for everyone who has ever faced adversity and toughed it… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten For Title Week 2018

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BY TODD FUHRMAN There goes the chance to see Jim Harbaugh embarrassed by the mastermind Nick Saban in the college football playoffs; Urban Meyer was intent on stealing that honor. The Wolverines were dismantled in Columbus and subsequently leapfrogged by the Buckeyes in our Bet the Board Top Ten.  Notre Dame held on against a plucky USC Trojan team… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 30, 2018

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Outkick Gambling Picks For “Title” Games 2018 (Outkick) Here are the Outkick gambling picks for SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, & ACC title games. Plus, Pac 12, AAC, and Conference USA. We’re going 8-0, baby! Was Upset of Saints a Job Saver for Cowboys’ Jason Garrett? Sure Sounds Like It (Yahoo Sports) Four wins in 18 days.… Read more »

Likely All Or Nothing For Dawgs In SEC Title Match Vs. Tide

Outkick the Coverage - Likely All Or Nothing For Dawgs In SEC Title Match Vs. Tide

The Georgia Bulldogs are ranked No. 4 in the nation and, at this moment, included in the quartet of college football teams that are slated to receive invitations to the College Football Playoff (CFP). However, likely the only way they maintain their name on that exclusive guest list and keep the door open is if… Read more »