Key Players Back For Top 2019 NCAA Contenders

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Although every college football program has turnover issues, with graduating athletes or those opting to go pro, there are a chosen few whose allure to return for another season of greatness is too tempting to ignore. Let’s take a look at the top five teams returning players destined for another year of college football stardom… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 17, 2019

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ESPN Host Says Trump Serving Fast Food Was Racist (Outkick) On ESPN’s First Take, Molly Qerim decided to drop the wokest of woke takes about the Clemson football team visiting the White House and dining on fast food there. Will Shutdown Hurt Trump in 2020? (538) approval ratings tend to rebound after shutdowns, and in any… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Warriors Set NBA Record With 51-point First Quarter In Rout Of Nuggets (USA Today) Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Warriors scored an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter. Razor Burn: Gillette Ad Stirs Online Uproar (Associated Press) A Gillette ad for men invoking the #MeToo movement is sparking intense online backlash, with accusations… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday, let’s roll. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the market and you… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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Kyler Murray Knows His Options. That’s Why This Isn’t Simple. (New York Times) “I’ve always felt like I could play in the N.F.L.,” Murray said last month. “I’m a confident guy.” Lovin’ It: Trump Fetes Champion Clemson With Burgers, Fries (CNBC) “We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 14, 2019

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New England Patriots And Tom Brady Are Underdogs For First Time In 68 Games In AFC Championship (Forbes) According to BetDSI sportsbook, Brady has been favored in 67 straight starts including the playoffs. The streak as betting favorite has been alive for 174 weeks or 1,218 days. Kyler Murray Has Two Sports Hanging on His Unique… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. Let’s jump right into the mailbag and get rolling. Jayce writes: “Hey Clay, What would you project Kyler Murray to be in terms of draft rankings, and what teams could you see being interested him? Is he worth the gamble in your opinion?” The most recent offshore line I saw — which… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 11, 2019

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The Keys to Every NFL Divisional Round Game (The Ringer) Andy Reid gets a chance to avenge his most tragic playoff failure, the Cowboys D will face its greatest test, and the Patriots may have to try to run the ball against the team that just shut down Lamar Jackson. White House Aides Explore Alternative Ways… Read more »

NFC Divisional Round Predictions: Bookie-Busting Bonanza

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Below we will look at both NFC Divisional Round clashes and deliver our expert selections on the sides and totals in both games. We will also let our readers know which of the four is our 1000 platinum play of the NFC weekend, all for the price of just a few minutes of your time… Read more »

AFC Divisional Round Predictions: Two More Upsets?

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The best online sportsbooks, all found in one convenient site at Sportsbook Review, are hanging lines on all of this weekend’s divisional round NFL action but here we will hone in on the two AFC tilts and give you our opinions on both the side and total for both games as well as identify the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 10, 2019

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A’s Expect Top Pick Kyler Murray To Enter NFL Draft (San Francisco Chronicle) According to a source, Murray declaring for the draft is not considered to be contractually significant. Twitter Hopes You Want To Watch NBA Games From A Camera Focused On Just One Player (Recode) Twitter cut a streaming deal with the NBA to show… Read more »

2019 NCAA Football Title Odds: New Champs Atop List

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The Clemson Tigers steamrolled the Crimson Tide on Monday night and were crowned national champions in a mismatch that was not nearly as competitive as the best online sportsbooks, all found at Sportsbook Review, indicated it would be as they tagged the Tide as five-point favorites. In fact, it was the No. 2 team in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Trevor Lawrence Already Great At 19. Money Keeping Him Out Of The NFL (Guardian) College football’s archaic rules force Lawrence to stay in school for an extra two years. Trump Ratchets Up Plea For A Border Wall, Calling It ‘a Crisis Of The Soul’ (Politico) But the president does not yet declare a national emergency or lay… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday in the Bay Area and this is a bleary eyed anonymous mailbag as I head back to Nashville after Clemson’s beat down of Alabama. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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Tigers Crush Tide To Reclaim Throne, Win 2019 National Championship (CBS Sports) It was an absolute domination as Clemson mauled Alabama to win its second title in three years. Trump Will Take Case for Border Wall to Public in National Address (New York Times) The White House announced that President Trump would make a prime-time address… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 7, 2019

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Legend Of Nick Foles Grows; Becomes Highest-Rated NFL Playoff Passer (Philly) At this point, long strings of fancy adjectives aren’t necessary to represent what Nick Foles is and what Nick Foles does. NFL Playoffs Ratings: Viewership Skyrockets For ESPN, ABC, Fox Games (Deadline) With the networks’ new-found focus on football rather than politics, ratings for the… Read more »

Make Your NCAA Championship Picks

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Ready now? Go! It’s Clemson vs. Alabama. Again. Make your picks for the outright winner, spread, total, first score, first half spread and top passing quarterback. Check out the leaderboard here to see your chances at being crowned champion, and winning a share of the $5,000 grand prize. Perfect scores in this game get a… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, time to help you pretend you’re working and dive into the mailbag. Justin writes: “Another matchup of Bama & Clemson in the CFB playoff. Ticket prices are way down and the excitement for a National Championship seems more reserved than years past.  With the lack of parity in CFB, will fans begin to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 4, 2019

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NFL Signs Caesars as Casino Partner, Inches Toward Betting Deals (Bloomberg) This is the NFL’s first-ever casino partner, bringing the pro sport and its owners closer to a possible deal for sports betting. Job Growth Surges By 312,000 In December (CNBC) Job creation ended 2018 on a powerful note, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 312,000 in… Read more »