Outkick the Show: Monday, June 24, 2019

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We’re Not Using The Term ‘Owner’ (TMZ) NBA commissioner Adam Silver says moving away from the term “owner” makes sense — telling TMZ Sports, “We moved away from that term years ago.” Report: Kawhi Leonard Declines Contract Option; ‘Seriously Considering’ Raptors (Bleacher Report) The Raptors can offer him a five-year, $189.7 million max extension, while… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, June 21, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis reacted to the Le’Veon Bell 911 call where one million dollars worth of his jewelry was stolen by two young women he left in his home when he left to work out. He also mentioned the NBA Draft policy of players not being allowed to wear a team… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and officially the first day of summer. So what better way to celebrate the longest day of the year than by spending a few minutes reading the Outkick mailbag at work? Before you get rolling on the mailbag, please go and subscribe to my new weekly podcast, Wins and Losses with Clay Travis. … Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 21, 2019

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The Most Interesting — And Surprising — Takeaways From The NBA Draft (538) The draft, it seemed, was appropriately going chalk. Until it didn’t. US Called Off Retaliatory Strike Against Iran In Last Minute: Source (Fox News) The United States made a last-minute decision to call off retaliatory strikes against Iran in response to the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Report: Space Jam 2 Will Star Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, More (Bleacher Report) Anthony Davis may have just found a way to make back his $4 million trade kicker. Biden Not Apologizing For Remarks On Segregationist Senators (AP) Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done”… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis began by referring to the Houston Rockets feud between Chris Paul (CP3) and James Harden. Clay also discussed the problems with the Los Angeles Lakers and their quest to find a third, top-tier player, the Mike Conley trade acquisition by the Utah Jazz, the terrifying Malaysian Air flight story in The… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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The Pundit Tree: Have Baggage, Will Manage SI And The Rise Of Joel Klatt (The Big Lead) The tumultuous media landscape, LaVar Ball is always the loudest and never the smartest voice in the room, and more. Trump Launches Re-election Bid Before Jam-packed Arena, Vows To ‘Keep America Great’ (Fox News) Thousands of Trump supporters arrived more… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the recent Anthony Davis trade from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers. Clay also talked about OJ Simpson’s decision to join Twitter and speak without a filter to “settle scores.” Clay also mentioned his trip to the College World Series in Omaha where he… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. As always, send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. I’ve started a new weekly podcast called Wins and Losses, which features long-form conversations between me and people I find interesting. So far our four guests have been Jason Whitlock, the founder of Rivals and 247Sports, Shannon… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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College World Series 2019: Monday Scores, Winners And Bracket Results (Bleacher Report) Texas Tech def. Arkansas, 5-4, Michigan def. Florida State, 2-0. Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based On Cryptocurrency (New York Times) If the project should come together, it would be the most far-reaching attempt by a mainstream company to jump into the world of cryptocurrencies.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, June 17, 2019

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U.S. Open: Long-Driving Gary Woodland Putts His Way To Victory (New York Times) Woodland was leading by two strokes heading into the final hole. He then sank a 30-foot putt to finish 13 under for the tournament, beating Brooks Koepka by three strokes. Why Google’s Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny (Wall Street Journal) Tech… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday mailbag time! Before you get rolling with the mailbag, a request from me, please go check out my new podcast exclusive, Wins and Losses, which now has three episodes up that I think you guys will love. FS1 writer and commentator Jason Whitlock, serial sports media entrepreneur Shannon Terry, the man behind Rivals… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 14, 2019

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How The Raptors Won Their First N.B.A. Championship (New York Times) Toronto held on despite a late push by the Golden State Warriors and won its first title. Threatened With Tariffs, Mexico Is Trying To Reinforce Its Southern Border Ahead Of Trump’s Deadline. (Washington Post) More than 144,000 migrants were apprehended at the U.S. border… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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The Blues, Instant Icons In St. Louis, Win Stanley Cup In Unique Fashion (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Hochman: ‘It had to be this way, man.’ Facebook Worries Emails Could Show Zuckerberg Knew Of Questionable Privacy Practices (Wall Street Journal) Internal exchanges uncovered in response to FTC probe could cast doubt on founder’s commitment to user privacy,… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the US Women’s soccer team and their 13-0 trouncing over Thailand in the World Cup yesterday. Controversy has been widespread, particularly due to their on-field celebrations following each goal. Clay then commented on the selection of the Oakland Raiders as the upcoming featured team on HBO’s Hard… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Wednesday — I know I’m a day late this week because I had kid’s doctor obligations yesterday morning — and the anonymous mailbag is here to rescue you from your work or school doldrums. As always you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. With that in mind, here we go:… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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U.S. Takes Apart Thailand And The Record Book At The Women’s World Cup (New York Times) The reigning champions delivered a 13-0 thrashing, scoring more goals than any other team in tournament history. Ex-Stanford Sailing Coach Faces Sentencing In U.S. College Scandal (Reuters) John Vandemoer is set to become the first person to be sentenced in… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant’s injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors, saying “sometimes no one is to blame, and bad things just happen.” Clay also talked about the Toronto Raptor fans and the public outcry against their fans cheering when Kevin… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Kevin Durant Suffered A Basketball Tragedy (The Ringer) The Warriors force Game 6 of NBA Finals with win in Toronto. America Grows More Divided (New York Times) It is the first time in more than a century that all but one state legislature is dominated by a single party. Emotion Surrounding Durant Injury Hangs Over… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, June 10, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the return of Kevin Durant for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the choking of the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals, the ridiculous assault on the game of dodgeball by a college professor, Justin Bieber and his challenge to fight Tom… Read more »