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HBO Max Review: A Strong Offering with Unlimited Challenges

Outkick the Coverage - HBO Max Review: A Strong Offering with Unlimited Challenges

HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s $4 billion project, debuted this morning. The latest player in the crowded streaming wars launched with over 10,000 hours of content, which includes HBO’s full library, classic Warner Bros. titles, Cartoon Network, and films from the DC Universe. HBO Max got a lot right but entered a world with little room for anything… Read more »

Details on NHL’s Return-to-Play Plans

Outkick the Coverage - Details on NHL’s Return-to-Play Plans

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced details about the league’s return-to-play plan this afternoon. The regular season is over and the remaining 24 teams would resume play in a tournament where each conference plays in a hub city. Locations will be announced at a later date. Potential host cities include: 10 cities are being considered for the… Read more »

34 States Had Higher Death Rate From 2018 Flu Than Coronavirus

Outkick the Coverage - 34 States Had Higher Death Rate From 2018 Flu Than Coronavirus

In 2018 we had a very bad flu season and tens of thousands of people died all over the country. Most of you, including me, didn’t even notice it happened. In fact, the media barely covered the 2018 flu season at all. I don’t ever remember seeing a daily tally of flu infections or daily… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Outkick the Coverage - Outkick the Show: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared the most recent positive data on the coronavirus front. Clay also talked about the return of the NHL, the obstacles still facing the NBA and MLB, the surging stock market, why The Match earned the highest ratings for a golf event on cable in the history of… Read more »

Call Her Daddy Returning As Solo Show As Alexandra Cooper Explains Split With Sofia Franklyn

Outkick the Coverage - Call Her Daddy Returning As Solo Show As Alexandra Cooper Explains Split With Sofia Franklyn

The riveting saga at Barstool Sports involving Dave Portnoy, Call Her Daddy, and HBO Sports executive Peter Nelson has continued throughout the past week. On Friday night, Alexandra Cooper announced in a lengthy YouTube video that she had decided to take Portnoy’s deal. The first episode where she will do the podcast without her former… Read more »

Amazon Takes Podcast Wars to Local Sports and News

Outkick the Coverage - Amazon Takes Podcast Wars to Local Sports and News

You can’t go a day now without a new story about the podcast arms race, and it was only a matter of time until Amazon entered the fray. Whereas Spotify is going at it thus far from a national perspective — buying The Ringer, and licensing Joe Rogan’s podcast in a pair of nine-figure deals… Read more »

Breaking Down NBA Finals Odds Amid Restart Rumors

Outkick the Coverage - Breaking Down NBA Finals Odds Amid Restart Rumors

Nothing is set in stone, but all signs point to the NBA season restarting this summer. Meaning, the most strategic, high-rolling gamblers are already looking to see where to place their money. Here are the latest odds to win the NBA Finals via FOX Bet: And here’s some advice: Toronto’s shocking Finals win last season was… Read more »

AUDIO: Michael Jordan Admitted He Wouldn’t Have Played on Dream Team With Isiah Thomas

Outkick the Coverage - AUDIO: Michael Jordan Admitted He Wouldn’t Have Played on Dream Team With Isiah Thomas

It’s been over a week since The Last Dance concluded, but it remains a topic of conversation. One of the subplots of the documentary — which had elements of an autobiography given Michael Jordan’s control over the content — was whether MJ kept Isiah Thomas off the 1992 Dream Team. There were a variety of… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to come and rescue from your work doldrums. (And if you’re not working yet, get back to work, you lazy ass.) As always you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Okay, here we go: “I met the girl that I will be marrying as… Read more »

Rachel Lindsay Gets Sports/Entertainment Podcast with The Ringer

Outkick the Coverage - Rachel Lindsay Gets Sports/Entertainment Podcast with The Ringer

The Ringer is launching a podcast around Rachel Lindsay, sources tell Outkick the Coverage. Van Lathan will join Lindsay as a co-host. The show will feature a wide range of topics including current affairs, politics, sports, entertainment, and culture. The podcast will not be exclusive to Spotify, which acquired The Ringer earlier this year. It debuts… Read more »

NFL Futures: 5 Super Bowl Longshots to Sprinkle

Outkick the Coverage - NFL Futures: 5 Super Bowl Longshots to Sprinkle

While the calendar technically says it goes from June 20th through September 22nd, I’ve always counted the summer as Memorial Day through Labor Day. Not that the distinction especially matters, but I also like using the summer to scour for value in NFL futures tickets. Here is the full slate of Super Bowl champion futures,… Read more »

The Match: Rain Delays Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady Golf Event

Outkick the Coverage - The Match: Rain Delays Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady Golf Event

The start of The Match: Champions for Charity, featuring Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning versus Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady has been delayed due to heavy rains at Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida. With heavy rains expected to continue for the next 30 minutes, the start has been pushed back 45 minutes to… Read more »

NBA in Talks to Restart Season Late July in Orlando

Outkick the Coverage - NBA in Talks to Restart Season Late July in Orlando

The NBA is in talks with Disney to restart the 2019-20 season in late July at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, according to NBA spokesperson Mike Bass.  “The NBA, in conjunction with the National Basketball Players Association, is engaged in exploratory conversations with The Walt Disney Company about restarting the 2019-20… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, May 22, 2020

Outkick the Coverage - Outkick the Show: Friday, May 22, 2020

On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared more positive data with regard to the coronavirus. “If you are under 50, you are more likely to die of the seasonal flu than the coronavirus,” said Travis. Clay continued by discussing Dr. Fauci’s most recent flip flop, where he has now argued on every conceivable side… Read more »

Game of Thrones’ Legacy and Future One Year Later

Outkick the Coverage - Game of Thrones’ Legacy and Future One Year Later

Game of Thrones, television’s greatest phenomenon, came to an end one year ago this week. Two years ago this week, HBO’s adaptation of George’ R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series was six episodes away from doing to The Wire and The Sopranos what Michael Jordan did to Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. Instead, a… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and I’ve got to tell you right off the top here, if you aren’t subscribed to the Outkick podcast, go do it today. This morning’s radio show was phenomenal — with Jason Whitlock for an hour and Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania. Seriously, it’s outstanding and you need to go listen to it.… Read more »

Odds and Prop Bets for Tiger Woods/Peyton Manning match versus Phil Mickelson/Tom Brady

Outkick the Coverage - Odds and Prop Bets for Tiger Woods/Peyton Manning match versus Phil Mickelson/Tom Brady

Golf will once again be center stage this weekend as Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning take on Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady on Sunday at Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida. The match will be aired at 3 p.m. ET across TNT, TBS, truTV, and HLN. While everyone will be hoping for some trash… Read more »

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey on Outkick: “I’d sign up my son for little league baseball tomorrow.”

Outkick the Coverage - Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey on Outkick: “I’d sign up my son for little league baseball tomorrow.”

Pennsylvania senator Pat Toomey joined Clay on Outkick the Show on Friday morning and reiterated several times that based on the data that he has, it is important to get back out there. Clay opened the interview by discussing little league baseball before diving into more data as well as the reaction from Pennsylvania governor… Read more »