The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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We’re All Native Americans Now (WSJ) Elizabeth Warren demonstrates the folly of identity politics. Starting 11: LSU Soars, Georgia Crumbles (Outkick) SEC power rankings 1-14, Outkick national top ten & my four playoff teams. Starting 11 is live. Did Elizabeth Warren Just Kill Identity Politics? (WSJ) If the Massachusetts senator is now a person of… Read more »

Starting 11: LSU Soars, Georgia Crumbles

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This year LSU has been an underdog in three games against top ten teams: in Texas against Miami, at Auburn, and at home against Georgia. LSU has won all three of these games, two by double digits. The result? LSU’s home game against Alabama in two weeks is the SEC game of the year. We’ll… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, October 15, 2018

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Gruden’s Return Is a Lost Year for Raiders (SI) They were overwhelmed by the Seahawks as the defense searches for talent and the offense suffers due to growing pains for the rookie offensive tackles. If Jon Gruden wasn’t already looking at a few years down the line, he can now 10 Takeaways From an Upset-Heavy… Read more »

NFL Week 6 Upset Alert: Browns & Titans Poised to Cash

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Week 6 is already upon us in the NFL, and we have two live underdogs that not only give us solid value with the points but could also cash on the money line. Either way we’ll take it so let’s check out the mistakes the oddsmakers are making this week!   Chargers at Browns –… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. Tomorrow I’m flying to London to spend the next week over there with my family. Fingers crossed that we don’t get kicked off another flight for a kid having lice. I’ll be doing the radio show from London — and going to the Titans-Chargers game in Wembley Stadium –but I probably won’t… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, October 12, 2018

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NFL VP Credits Focus on Football Rather than Politics as Reason for Ratings Boost (WSJ) “[Players protesting the national anthem] were conversations that were polarizing around the sport. Now we’re talking around the sport.” How LSU And Oklahoma Can Still Make The College Football Playoff (538) How can the Tigers and Sooners climb their way back… Read more »

Make Your Week 7 Outkick Picks

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Hey guys, tough week. No perfect scores or even 9-10, but we did have five users go 8-10. In a week with some close matchups and upsets, we’ll take that. Let’s see if we can get back to some perfect scores this week. Keep playing, since weekly winners get a swag bag, and the season-long… Read more »

Week 6 NFL Confidence Pool: Packers To Eighty-Six 49ers Monday

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Last week our top picks clicked, but the lower tier went down in flames. It was a tough weekend slate after we crushed the week before. Let’s get back on the saddle and review Week 6 where we rate our most confident straight up pick (15) all the way to our least confident (1). The… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten For Week 6 2018

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By Todd Fuhrman Some weeks create upheaval at the, but there wasn’t a single result from Week 6 worth upsetting the apple cart; however the rest of our Bet the Board Top 10 wasn’t so fortunate. Michigan and Notre Dame continue to climb up our rankings with a potential statement game looming for the Wolverines this Saturday night vs.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 11, 2018

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Outkick Gambling Picks For Week 7 2018 (Outkick) Picking Georgia-LSU, Mizzou-Bama, Vols-Auburn, Michigan State-Penn State, UCF-Memphis, Ole Miss-Arkansas & Florida-Vandy. Get rich, kids. Document Shows Untrained ‘Third Party’ Overruled Controversial Targeting Call in Pac-12 Game (Yahoo) A replay report obtained by Yahoo Sports states that “unfortunately a third party did not agree” with a targeting call. That… Read more »

No. 2 Georgia-No. 13 LSU: De Facto CFP Elimination Game?

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No. 2 Georgia at No. 13 LSU is the marquee matchup in Week 7 of the college football season, and we’ll tell you why the loser of this SEC showdown will likely be out of CFP consideration (eventually).   It sounds premature to believe that a loss this week to LSU could put the Georgia… Read more »

Outkick Gambling Picks For Week 7 2018

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We went 5-5 last weekend and had three of the most brutal beats I’ve seen in a long time in rapid succession during the afternoon: first Arkansas scored a touchdown with 18 seconds left to cost us the Alabama cover by .5 points, then Mizzou couldn’t play in the rain and blew a big lead… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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NCAA’s Show-Cause Penalty Ruled Illegal by California Judge (LA Times) Judge in the Todd McNair case shot down Larry Scott’s claim that finding show-cause orders illegal in California could threaten the NCAA membership of the conference’s four state schools. The Quarterback Making Alabama Scarier Than Ever (WSJ) The Crimson Tide have won five of the last nine… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to distract you from all your work or school related obligations. My new book, “Republicans Buy Sneakers Too” has been out for two weeks today. It’s a national bestseller according to USA Today and Publisher’s Weekly — despite the New York Times refusing to put it on the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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Officials Flag New Orleans’ Players for Celebrating After Drew Brees Becomes NFL’s All-Time Passing Leader (Yahoo) Only the NFL and its overzealous officials could manage to hang a cloud over one of the game’s greatest records being broken on a storybook play. A Look at Some Crazy Tua Tagovailoa Stats (AL.com) Tua Tagovailoa’s stats aren’t even video… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, October 8, 2018

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Starting 11: Notre Dame To the Playoffs Edition? (Outkick) My playoff four is Alabama, Georgia, Notre Dame and Ohio State. he Oklahoma loss was very bad for the Big 12. Texas is back! Notre Dame will make the playoff if the Fighting Irish can run the table. How Kavanaugh Will Change The Supreme Court (538) Based on what we know… Read more »

Starting 11: Notre Dame To the Playoffs Edition?

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We are officially halfway through the college football season for most top teams. Really, honestly, we are. This is what makes college football so bittersweet — we wait around all year for it and then the season is over in the blink of an eye. At this point my playoff four would be pretty clear… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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As we get rolling here with the mailbag I want to thank everyone for supporting my new book, Republicans Buy Sneakers Too. You can buy your copy at Amazon for $16. The book is officially a national bestseller on the Publisher’s Weekly and USA Today lists of bestselling books and we would have been on… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, October 5, 2018

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College Football Narrative Watch- Week 5 (Outkick) Will Muschamp and South Carolina overhyped, Notre Dame is a legitimate playoff contender, Ohio State won but looks vulnerable, honeymoon is over for Joe Moorhead at Mississippi State, Justin Fields at some point will take over for Jake Fromm as QB for Georgia. Unemployment Rate Falls to Lowest Since… Read more »

Week 5 Upset Alert: Jags & Cowboys Ready to Rumble

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The Tennessee Titans did exactly what we knew they would do and not only covered the number but brought back a return for all of those who backed them on the money line against the Eagles. The Browns, however, done us dirty in their loss to the Raiders. Let’s check out Week 5 and get… Read more »