Category: OKTC

ESPN Questions Tiger’s Blackness, Calls Him Stupid For Not Ripping Trump

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Yesterday ESPN’s First Take debated Tiger Woods’s statements about Donald Trump and respecting the office of the presidency. Those statements were as follows. Here’s MSESPN sports media trying to drag @TigerWoods into politics by attacking his relationship with @realDonaldTrump. This is what athletes deal with all the time now, left wing sports media trying to… Read more »

ESPN Cuts Ties with Jemele Hill, Demotes Michelle Beadle

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ESPN’s new programming strategy seems clear now — whatever decision former ESPN president John Skipper made, do the opposite. Yep, ESPN is going full George Costanza now, doing the exact opposite of what would have been done before. On Friday afternoon — the typical time to drop news that isn’t favorable — two big stories… Read more »

My One Hour Interview With Ben Shapiro

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I know many of you are Ben Shapiro fans. I am as well. We don’t agree on every single issue, but I appreciate the way he also cuts to the heart of the issue and attacks unfair and biased news coverage. On Sunday we sat down for an extended, hour long conversation on sports, media,… Read more »

On the Urban Meyer and Ohio State Disgrace

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Anyone who was familiar with Urban Meyer’s tenure with the Florida Gators knew that he was a liar who cared about winning football games more than he cared about anything else in his life. The most grating thing about Meyer has never been his wins, it’s his insistence that he was doing it the right… Read more »

Titans Player Props: Mariota for MVP?

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Wagering on NFL games is just one aspect of sports betting because Vegas and the online sportsbooks offer hundreds of player props for the upcoming season. Let’s take a look at a few being dealt on two stars of the Tennessee Titans. Derrick Henry – Total Rushing Yards 2018 Over 874½ Yards                    -135     Under 874½… Read more »

Notre Dame Preview: Will the Irish Fight Again This Season?

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Notre Dame rebounded in a big way off of a dismal 2016 campaign to post a 10-3 mark last season and end the year as the No. 11 team in the nation. Let’s check out their prospects for the upcoming season and what the oddsmakers are dealing on the Irish. Building Off a Cinderella Season… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. I’m out in LA for the rest of this week so I won’t be on the radio. I’ll have good news from out here soon, but in the meantime, I’m recording Ben Shapiro’s podcast with him today. I’m really looking forward to that, should be a lot of… Read more »

Vols’ Season Preview: Pruitt Brings New Hope

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Let’s get a look at whether the Volunteers football program is due for a resurgence in 2018 or will be mired at the bottom of the SEC. The oddsmakers are dealing lines on Tennessee’s total wins as well as conference and national championship odds that we will dissect for fun and profit. Jones Out –… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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Rejoice, it’s Friday. I’m headed back down to the beach for Labor Day, but I wanted to give a shout out to my guys at 30A Cottages. They helped us find our place in Rosemary Beach and they can book a week or a weekend in a mansion on the beach for you too. Go… Read more »

Super Seven Heisman Contenders in 2018

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Not one college football player has taken a snap from scrimmage, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t get a jump on the Heisman Trophy betting at a sportsbook near you. Let’s discuss the top 10 Heisman candidates and the accompanying odds. Bryce Love (RB Stanford) +700 – The only rusher with more yardage last… Read more »

2018 SEC Preview: Tide, Dawgs & Then the Rest

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The Georgia Bulldogs may have captured the SEC title last season but once again, it was the Alabama Crimson Tide claiming the national championship. Below we analyze each SEC school and the corresponding odds to win the conference, national championship and projected total wins on the season. SEC Alabama (2017 record: 13-1, SEC Title -117,… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to help you pass the time at work. As always, send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Not to go all LeBron James on you guys here, but check out what my guy Ryan Kelley just pulled off: Today we summited the #GrandTeton. Thank you @ClayTravis… Read more »

2018 Pac-12 Preview: Huskies Are Clear-Cut Favorites

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USC narrowly defeated Stanford for the Pac-12 title last season, but the oddsmakers have looked into the 2018 mirror on the wall and have declared that the Washington Huskies are the fairest of them all. Let’s review each Pac-12 team and the corresponding odds to win the conference, national championship and projected total wins on… Read more »

2018 Big Ten Preview: Any Urban Meyer Fallout?

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The Ohio State Buckeyes claimed the Big Ten title last season and the oddsmakers are favoring them again to successfully defend their crown. Let’s check out each team and the corresponding odds to win the conference, national championship and projected total wins on the season. Ohio State (2017 record: 12-2, Reg Season Wins 10 ½… Read more »

NFL Past Preseason Hype Series: EJ Manuel 2013

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(Photo: Joed Viera/Syracuse.com) The Outkick NFL Past Preseason Hype Series will consist of separate posts that examine preseason hype generated by a specific player, coach, or team based on a single performance or a collection of performances during the NFL preseason (Check out previous posts: Jake Delhomme 2010 and 2008 Detroit Lions) EJ Manuel faced an uphill battle the moment… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, time for the mailbag. I’ve spent the past several post-radio show days in a recording studio working on the audio book version of “Republicans Buy Sneakers Too,” and I’m not going to lie, I’m dragging here as the end of the week arrives. But I’m going to rally and finish strong with the… Read more »

2018 Big 12 Preview: Sooners Team To Beat Again

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The Oklahoma Sooners captured the Big 12 title and got their ticket punched to the College Football Playoff last season before they fell in double overtime to Georgia in the semifinal matchup. Let’s check out this year’s edition of the Sooners as well as the other Big 12 squads and see what the oddsmakers are… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. I’m taking the boys to Tennessee Titans training camp this morning so football season, as far as I’m concerned, is officially here. But in the meantime I’ve got the anonymous mailbag to help pass your time. Before we get started with the anonymous mailbag, I want to ask… Read more »

2018 PGA Championship: Can Tiger End Major Drought?

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This week will be the PGA Championship held in August as it has been moved to May starting next year. The 100th PGA Championship starts Thursday at the Bellerive Country Club outside of St. Louis.  Let’s discuss the favorites and the dark horses as well as the corresponding odds for each. Top Guns Dustin Johnson… Read more »