Cocktail Time: Gators & Bulldogs in Pivotal SEC East Showdown

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Two of the three teams occupying residency at the top of the SEC East will square off in the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party held in Jacksonville on Saturday. CBS will beam this marquee matchup between No. 9 Florida and No. 7 Georgia live at 3:30 ET and it should be a dandy. What it… 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. If you want an autographed copy of the book — I won’t be able to do as many public book signings as I would like because my radio and TV obligations make travel difficult now — you get… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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Giants Saved Their Most Embarrassing Flop for Prime Time (New York Post) We now come to the portion of the season for the Giants when pleading is the only hope for Eli Manning and his truly pathetic offense. Rae Carruth’s Story Isn’t His Release, But the Son Who Survived (SB Nation) Chancellor Lee Adams survived, an 18-year-old… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, October 22, 2018

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Starting 11: The Big Ten’s a Mess Edition (Outkick) With Ohio State’s loss, what happens in the playoff picture? SEC power rankings 1-14, my national top ten, and my playoff four. The Starting 11’s live from London. AP Top 25 poll: Alabama Remains at No. 1 as Ohio State Falls out of Top 10 in College… Read more »

Starting 11: The Big Ten’s a Mess Edition

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Maybe picking four playoff teams won’t be so easy after all. Right now my four playoff teams would be: Alabama, Notre Dame, LSU and Michigan. Just on the outside of the playoff picture I’d have Clemson, Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas and Florida. Alabama is the unquestioned best team in college football and I think there’s a… Read more »

Make Your Week 8 Outkick Picks

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Congrats on the two Outkick Pickers that went 10-for-10 last week. Nice job. Outkick t-shirts are heading your way. The race for $5,000 at the end of the season is tight–there’s quite a cluster at the top of the leaderboard. Last week was downright brutal, but shooters shoot. This week will be better. My Week… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, October 19, 2018

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TNT Opening Night Doubleheader Down 37% (Sports Business Daily) “TNT’s opening night NBA doubleheader ratings were down 37% from last year. Can you imagine how much coverage the NFL’s opening night ratings being down 37% would get? Would be pure insanity. NBA media doesn’t cover league, it cheerleads. Least critical media by far.” — Clay… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten For Week 7 2018

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There isn’t a Saturday that goes by past September where we don’t make adjustments to our Bet the Board Vegas top 10. Despite the doom and gloom prognosis from Athens Georgia only experienced a slight drop to #4 after their road loss to the Bayou Bengals while Texas A&M continued to inch up the poll to #9… Read more »

Week 7 NFL Confidence Pool: Fade 49ers Again

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Our strongest plays again paid dividends and even our weaker selections clicked, but there were a few bumps in the middle last week, but overall we took care of business in our NFL Confidence Pool picks. Let’s check out Week 7, where we rate our most confident straight up pick (14 with four teams on… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 18, 2018

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ESPN President Joins Disney CEO In Announcing Network Got Too Political, Alienated Viewers (Outkick) Jimmy Pitaro, the new president of ESPN, is saying now what Clay Travis has said for the past two years: ESPN’s new strategy of getting woke was bad for their business and bad for their brand. Get woke and go broke. Astros… Read more »

Vols’ Pruitt Next on Nick Saban’s Ex-Assistant Hit List

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The top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide roll into Knoxville on Saturday looking to claim another SEC scalp, but there’s a bit more to this game than meets the eye. Alabama’s Nick Saban is the master but apparently he doesn’t reveal all of the tricks in his bag – even to his closest pupils. It’s akin to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Outkick’s College Football Gambling Picks For Week 8 (Outkick) I’m picking Bama-Vols, Miss. State at LSU, Michigan at Michigan State, Vandy-Kentucky, Oregon at Washington State, Ohio State at Purdue, Central Florida at ECU, and Memphis at Mizzou. Brewers Seethe After Manny Machado Kicks Jesus Aguilar: ‘Dirty Play by a Dirty Player’ (USA Today) Machado’s kick/attempted spike of… Read more »

Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 8 2018

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We went 4-10 last weekend. And I’ve got to be honest with you, the gambling gods have been allied against us the past two weeks. Last week we got killed and finished 5-5 and this week we were sitting at 2-1 when Auburn tossed a touchdown pass with thirty second left to hit the over… Read more »

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 »