Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 2

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We’re two episodes into “Game of Thrones” season seven and thus far we’ve had mostly slow moving stories bookended by extreme violence — the opening scene when Arya kills all the Freys and now Euron Greyjoy’s surprise attack on Yara’s fleet of ships. Otherwise this season has been fairly quiet. If you missed our immediate… Read more »

Teletubbies Is Dominating ESPN Programming This Summer

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ESPN’s business model is collapsing and their viewers are bailing on the network with alarming speed, but even I was shocked by just how bad it has gotten when I checked out ratings over the past couple of weeks. ESPN’s ratings have tanked, even taking into account the usual summer doldrums. This past Thursday ESPN… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and the mailbag is back! Before we get going any further, I want to thank you guys for six years of support. Crazily, it has now been six years of Outkick. And in honor of our sixth year as a site, I just bought a place in Rosemary Beach. Would I have ever… Read more »

Ole Miss Fires Hugh Freeze For Hiring Prostitutes

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Last week I wrote the Houston Nutt lawsuit would end Hugh Freeze’s tenure at Ole Miss. Ole Miss fires Hugh Freeze for hiring hookers. https://t.co/1PiEGuvI9T — Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) July 21, 2017 This week it did. Significantly, Ole Miss has fired Hugh Freeze for cause, which means they aren’t obligated to pay him his nearly… Read more »

Netflix’s Ozark Simply Isn’t Fun

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All I ask from a television show is for it to hold my attention and not feel like a drag on my time. Some of the best shows, up to and including Breaking Bad and The Leftovers, have started slowly, required patience, and then ended up cultural touchstones. Seven hours into Netflix’s new original series,… Read more »

Dunkirk Review

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Full disclosure: Christopher Nolan is my favorite director. Just have to put that out there, but that “love” doesn’t generally mean easy street on any of my reviews. Often, it means the exact opposite. When you revere someone as much as I do Nolan, there’s a level of expectation that must be met in order… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. Apologies to those of you who were Tweeting about the anonymous mailbag not being up the past two Tuesdays. I vanished on family vacation and agreed not to work much while I was there. Now that I’m back in the saddle we’ll be here every Tuesday for the… Read more »

Delta Pulled My Family Off Its Planes On Saturday

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On Saturday my family flew back from Paris to Minneapolis. From Minneapolis we were scheduled to connect to our flight to Nashville and arrive home on Saturday afternoon. Except Delta Airlines refused to allow my family to board the connecting flight in Minneapolis and insisted we leave the airport immediately after we exited customs. Why?… Read more »

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode One

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Game of Thrones is back! And with it comes our weekly recap columns every Monday morning. As well as our immediate live reaction shows on Periscope and Facebook Live. Here was last night’s reaction show to episode one of season seven if you missed it. Game of Thrones reaction show. https://t.co/QbzbCTypNF — Clay Travis (@ClayTravis)… Read more »

Ryan Lochte Committed No Crime, Victimized By Left Wing Sports Media

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Yesterday a Brazilian court cleared American swimmer Ryan Lochte of any criminal wrongdoing connected to a late night incident outside a Brazilian gas station during the 2016 Olympics. If you don’t recall all of the details of the Ryan Lochte incident, here’s a quick factual recitation of what happened: Ryan Lochte and three American Olympian… Read more »