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Urban Meyer Caught Lying About Assistant’s Alleged Domestic Abuse

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Last week Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer denied knowing his former wide receiver’s coach, assistant Zach Smith, had been accused of domestic abuse by his wife in 2015. But earlier today former ESPN reporter Brett McMurphy uncovered text messages between Smith’s wife, Courtney, and other Ohio State coaches wives about the alleged domestic abuse… Read more »

2018 ACC Football Preview: Clemson & Everyone Else?

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The college football season is inching closer and there’s no better time than the present to give our opinions on the Atlantic Coast Conference. Let’s check out these ACC entries and see what the oddsmakers are dealing as well.   Atlantic Division Clemson Tigers (2017 record: 12-2, Reg Season Wins 10 ½ O-155, ACC -210,… Read more »

UFC 227: Dillashaw & Mighty Mouse Defend Their Belts

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Saturday is the UFC’s next pay-per-view event, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw will square off against Cody Garbrandt in a rematch, while Demetrious Johnson looks to extend his string of record-shattering title defenses to 12 in the flyweight division. Co-main Events – PPV Cody Garbrandt (11-1, 9… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag, which I’m writing from Mackinac Island in Michigan while my kids are sleeping beside me. We’ve had an awesome time up here and I’ve basically locked up any election for the next decade with this picture. Northern Michigan in summer is fantastic. All I need is a bald… Read more »

NFL Past Preseason Hype Series: Jake Delhomme 2010

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(Photo: Joshua Gunter/The Plain Dealer) The Outkick NFL Past Preseason Hype Series will consist of separate posts 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. I could make a strong case that the Past Preseason Hype Series could consist of… Read more »

NFC West: Questions, Concerns and Odds Entering Camp

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The Los Angeles Rams were the NFC West champs in 2017 and the lone entry from that division to make the playoffs last season. Let’s preview what should be a hotly contested division this season and reveal what the oddsmakers are saying about all four teams. Los Angeles Rams (2017 season record: 11-5) – In… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, time for the mailbag. By the time you read this I’ll be en route to up-state Michigan where I’m going to vanish into cool summer oblivion with the family for next week. There’s good news coming for Outkick, but I’ll be gone for all of next week from radio and Periscope and Facebook… Read more »

NFC North: Questions, Concerns and Odds Entering Camp

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The Minnesota Vikings won the NFC North and ended the 2017 regular season with a 13-3 record. The oddsmakers say they are the favorites to repeat but let’s preview all four North entries and see what the oddsmakers are dealing to win the division, the conference, and the Super Bowl. Minnesota Vikings (2017 record: 13-3)… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. But before we get started, I want to ask you a question: do you have way too much credit card debt? If you do, and you own your own home, you need to contact my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert and let him wipe out that… Read more »

NFC South Questions, Concerns and Odds Entering Camp

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Three of four teams from the NFC South reached the postseason last year with the Saints, Panthers, and Falcons all getting their playoff tickets punched. Let’s preview each team in the division and see what the oddsmakers are thinking as well. New Orleans Saints (2017 season record: 11-5) – Drew Brees may have seen his… Read more »

Did Twitter Collectively Jinx Tiger On Sunday?

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(Photo: Harry How/Getty Images) The stage was set. After nine holes of the final round of The Open Championship on Sunday afternoon at Carnoustie in Scotland, Tiger Woods was atop the leaderboard. Tiger has not won a major tournament since 2008 and, before Sunday, hadn’t held a share of the lead in the final round… Read more »

NL Futures: Dodgers Land Machado, Now Favored for Pennant

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The Dodgers won the Manny Machado Sweepstakes and are poised to make a serious run at returning to the World Series. Let’s check out what the Sportsbook Review oddsmakers have to say about Big Blue as well as all the National League Division races and awards. NL East Philadelphia Phillies +150 Atlanta Braves +160 Washington… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and there was lots of big Outkick news this week. First, I signed on for three more years of radio and second, well, second there’s more big news coming. Okay, let’s dive into the mailbag. Jim writes: “The NFL anthem is back in the news. The owners should tell the players they’ll take… Read more »

Big 4 Atop AL Futures Odds Entering Second Half

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The All-Star break is in our rearview mirror, and now it’s time to look ahead to see how the oddsmakers view the American League divisional and pennant races down the stretch as well as the MVP and Cy Young Awards. AL East Boston Red Sox                       -150 New York Yankees                  +120 There may be five teams… Read more »

AFC West Questions, Concerns and Odds Entering Camp

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The Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC West last year, but this season the division is up for grabs. Let’s discuss the outlook for the AFC West entries and reveal with the oddsmakers think about their chances. Kansas City Chiefs (2017 season record: 10-6) – The Chiefs decided the Alex Smith Era was over when… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. But before we get rolling here, I want to ask you a question: do you have way too much credit card debt? If you do, and you own your own home, you need to contact my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert and let him wipe out… Read more »

AFC South Questions, Concerns and Odds Entering Camp

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The Jaguars topped the AFC South last season and turned more than a few heads after rolling to the AFC title game before falling to the Patriots. Let’s check out the four AFC South entries entering 2018 training camp and see what the oddsmakers have to say. Jacksonville Jaguars (2017 record: 10-6) Many believe the… Read more »

AFC North Questions, Concerns and Odds Entering Camp

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have won the AFC North in three of the last four years but could it be that another team is emerging to seize the division crown? Let’s take a look at the four teams and see what the oddsmakers are dealing on each one. Pittsburgh Steelers (2017 record: 13-3) The Steelers went… Read more »