All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and I’m trying to get the mailbag done before my family heads out for a rafting trip in the Colorado mountains — side note, we’ve had an amazing time in Denver and in the Vail area, I absolutely love it out here. But before I dive right in on this — cool news,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, July 19, 2019

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College GameDay Announces Week 1 Location For SEC Non-Conference Showdown (Saturday Down South) “College GameDay” announced that it would be present for the Auburn-Oregon non-conference showdown. Focus Group: It’s Still The Economy, Stupid (Axios) Some swing voters here told us that even though they hate President Trump’s behavior, they’ll place more importance on the state… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Baker Mayfield Isn’t Afraid Of The Hype (ESPN) THE CLEVELAND BROWNS are favored to win their division. The organization that’s doubled as a punch line for the better part of the NFL’s modern era is now the buzziest team in football. The War Within The Democratic Party: ‘It’s Getting That Ugly’ (Fox News) Democrats are… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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SEC Media Days: Everything You Need To Know — And Some Things You Didn’t Know — From Day 2 (Saturday Down South) If you were hoping for shots firing left and right, SEC Media Days was the wrong place to be Tuesday. Ocasio-Cortez Gets New 2020 Challenger: A Republican Immigrant From Jamaica (Fox News) “There… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. I’m writing this in Denver while my youngest kid takes a nap so let’s get rolling here as fast as we can and hope I can finish before he wakes up. As always you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com. Here we go: “My current masturbation… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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An Epic Wimbledon Final Gives Way To Plans For A Grand Future (New York Times) All England Club officials plan to vastly expand the venue over five years, and Novak Djokovic aims for longevity that matches Roger Federer’s. Facebook Confronts Bipartisan Resistance To Cryptocurrency Plans (Wall Street Journal) Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, other U.S. officials raise… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 15, 2019

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The Crowd Roars For Federer, And Djokovic Tunes Out The Noise (New York Times) Djokovic emerged victorious in the longest Wimbledon singles final, and the first to end in a fifth-set tiebreaker with the score tied at 12-12. The Moonshot Mind-Set Once Came From The Government. No Longer. (Wall Street Journal) Americans still take big… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, July 12, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis addressed the win by the Houston Rockets in their acquisition of Russell Westbrook while dealing an “aging Chris Paul” to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Clay Travis then mentioned a comment made by Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel while appearing on a recent podcast hosted by Titans offensive… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice, All That and a Bag of Mail is here to save you from your work or school doldrums and make you smarter. As always, make sure you have signed up for my new Wins and Losses podcast. Every week we have a long form conversation with a guest I think you will… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, July 12, 2019

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The Winners And Losers Of The Russell Westbrook–For–Chris Paul Trade (The Ringer) Just when you thought it was safe to avoid Twitter, Houston swung a blockbuster trade to pair two former teammates and MVPs. Catholic Church Offers Cash To Settle Abuse Claims—With A Catch (Wall Street Journal) A potential flood of lawsuits has spurred the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, July 11, 2019

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The Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Era At Wimbledon Isn’t Over Yet As All Three Advance (Washington Post) Despite competing against one another for 15 years, Federer and Nadal have met only three times on grass — each a Wimbledon final. AOC Ups Ante In Feud With Pelosi (Fox News) Pelosi told the New York Times: “All… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the equal pay debate, specifically as it relates to the ridiculousness surrounding the US Women’s Soccer team and soccer player Megan Rapinoe’s feud with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. Clay added that “just because you have the same job as someone else doesn’t mean an… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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American League Holds Off The National League To Win Its 7th Straight All-Star Game (SI) It wasn’t as thrilling as Monday’s Home Run Derby, but the 2019 All-Star Game did exactly what it was supposed to do—showcase the best of baseball. Trump Barred Jeffrey Epstein From Mar-a-Lago Over Sex Assault: Court Docs (New York Post)… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday and I’m flying back across the country after over a week in LA for the conclusion of season one of Lock It In and I’ve got my fingers crossed that the plane wifi is going to work. So here we go, hopefully. As always send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Pete Alonso’s Endless Enthusiasm Leads To Home Run Derby Win (New York Times) Guerrero hit 91 homers over the three rounds of the derby, but Alonso outlasted him in the final. Why Eric Swalwell’s Campaign Failed (538) Three months after entering the presidential race, Eric Swalwell has announced that he is dropping out to focus… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 8, 2019

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NBA (Free Agent) Action Is Fantastic (Outkick) Kawhi Leonard is heading to the Los Angeles Clippers and he is bringing Paul George with him. Jeffrey Epstein Is Accused Of Luring Girls To His Manhattan Mansion And Abusing Them (New York Times) The billionaire financier is charged with running a sex-trafficking operation that brought dozens of… Read more »

NBA (Free Agent) Action Is Fantastic

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“Nobody knows anything,” William Goldman, legendary Los Angeles screenwriter, who died in November of 2018, explaining the movie business. (And also, it turns out, the basketball business).  … On Friday night around 8:20 pacific the biggest earthquake to hit Los Angeles in 25 years shook the city of angels, but the epicenter of the quake… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, July 5, 2019

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What To Watch In The USA-Netherlands World Cup Final (The Ringer) The Dutch are one of the best attacking teams in the world, but their open style of play could leave them vulnerable against an American team with superior talent. Cruz Adds Context After Kaepernick Quotes From Frederick Douglass ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech (Fox News)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, July 4, 2019

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Kawhi Leonard Is Now On The Clock With Free-agency Meetings Likely Behind Him (LA Times) There hasn’t been an “on-the-record” update on the proceedings since Magic Johnson said he had spoken to Leonard on Sunday. The Perils Of Empire (Washington Post) America’s rise and the British Empire’s decline are of a piece. What does that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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Angels Return To The Field, Bearing Grief For Tyler Skaggs ‘Like A Punch To The Heart’ (New York Times) The Los Angeles Angels chose to get back on the diamond to play the Texas Rangers, and to cope, a day after Skaggs was found dead in the team hotel. Nike Defends Pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ Shoe… Read more »