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All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and tomorrow college football season officially kicks off. So if that doesn’t give you the energy to power through the rest of your work or school day, guess what will? The Friday Mailbag. Joel Klatt is our guest on the Wins and Losses podcast. Rachel Bonnetta will be our guest next week and… Read more »

College Football Gambling Picks For Week Zero 2019

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College football gambling is back! I can’t tell you how much excitement the weekly release of college football lines brings me in the fall. It’s just glorious. Last season we finished 102-93 for a 52.3% winning percentage on the year. We were rolling until I collapsed in the bowl season. (After two disastrous years of… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the Jay-Z and Colin Kaepernick situation in the NFL, with two current players calling Jay-Z a “sellout” after he joined forces with the NFL to promote causes related to social injustice issues. Colin Kaepernick, a half-black, half-white former NFL player, began kneeling during the national anthem to… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed Baker Mayfield and his public attack on New York Giants’ rookie quarterback Daniel Jones featured in GQ magazine. Clay discussed Baker Mayfield’s answer/apology/denial from his Instagram account as well as Daniel Jones’ deadpanned response. Clay also pointed out how white athletes from Duke are common targets and… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time to solve all the world’s problems with the anonymous mailbag. But before we do that, GO LISTEN AND SUBSCRIBE TO MY NEW WINS AND LOSSES PODCAST. Yes, I’m yelling at you because I have to be shameless in promoting every new thing I do. Especially when I know you guys are going… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, August 19, 2019

On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the return of college football this week, and listed several changes at the quarterback position for many of the teams ranked in the AP top 25.  Clay then addressed the “insane drama” surrounding Antonio Brown of the Oakland Raiders. Of the 2,880 current NFL players, only one… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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Good morning, rejoice, it’s Friday. I’m out in Los Angeles for the end of this week and will be hopping on Jason Whitlock and Marcellus Wiley’s “Speak For Yourself” show at 3 et. So I have to hammer out the mailbag in a hurry this morning. In the meantime, if you’re ready for college football… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the contract situation between the Dallas Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott. Prescott reportedly turned down $30 million a year and is now asking for an average of $40 million each season. It is Clay’s opinion that this is one of the craziest contract negotiations in the history… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, rejoice, it’s time for the anonymous mailbag. This week’s Wins and Losses podcast is with Jeff Fisher, and it’s absolutely phenomenal. Seriously, if you aren’t subscribed and listening to these podcasts yet, and you read the anonymous mailbag regularly, you’re wasting your life. You’ll love these conversations.   Go sign up for the podcast… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, August 12, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the insanity surrounding Antonio Brown in Oakland. “From head to toe, his behavior has been ludicrous,” said Clay, making reference to his issues with the new NFL helmet rules and his injured feet due to not wearing shoes in a cryotherapy chamber in France. According to Travis,… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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Rejoice, it’s Friday! And it’s only 15 days until college football returns! I’ll be doing a book signing from 10:30 to 12:20 today at Rosemary Beach’s The Hidden Lantern bookstore. So if you are on the Gulf Coast, swing by. And if you aren’t down at the beach with me, do me a favor and… Read more »

Cable vs. Streaming, How Does ESPN Navigate The Future?

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There’s no longer a question of whether cord cutting — people abandoning their cable and satellite subscriptions — is occurring or whether it’s accelerating into the future, both are taking place. For years I wrote about the looming challenges of cord cutting for the sports and media industries on this website — with many in… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to arrive and entertain you while you pretend to work. As always, you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Before we get going with the mailbag, go sign up for my new podcast exclusive Wins and Losses show. We have great long form conversations… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, time for the mailbag to make you smarter as you roll into the weekend. This week’s Wins and Losses guest is Bobby Bones. Trust me when I say that these weekly conversations are really good. In fact, if you’re reading this and you haven’t checked out the podcast yet, what are you doing… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the US women’s soccer team and their public outcry for equal pay. This, said Travis, is outrageous in light of a recent report showing US women’s soccer players make more money for producing less revenue, and men are actually underpaid and being discriminated against because of their… Read more »

The US Women’s Soccer Team Is Actually Paid More Than the Men

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I know we live in an era when everyone wants to be a victim and facts don’t matter, but notwithstanding this sad trend I continue to fight the good fight and bring you facts instead of feelings. And the facts on this soccer pay dispute are pretty staggering. You’ll recall that the US women have… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to sweep away your doldrums and leave you as entertained as possible. Before you get started reading the anonymous mailbag today, I want to encourage you to check out my Wins and Losses podcast. Last week’s guest, and he was great, was Kirk Herbstreit and this week’s guest… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, July 29, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis began by addressing Kansas City Chief’s wide receiver Tyreek Hill’s disastrous “press conference” over the weekend, pointing out that Hill was ill-prepared and failed to articulate his exoneration by the league or even his innocence. Clay also bemoaned the NFL’s personal conduct policy and related suspensions as they… Read more »

The Battle For the Future of Sports on TV Has Begun

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Right now if you’re one of the roughly ten million subscribers to Dish Network you have lost access to all the Fox Sports regional networks. Those 22 Fox Sports Regional Networks — sold by Fox to Disney who then sold them to Sinclair — broadcast local telecasts of 14 Major League Baseball teams, 17 NBA… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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Rejoice, it’s Friday! Tonight at six at the Downtown Sporting Club at 411 Broadway in downtown Nashville we will have a live Outkick the Show from 6-8 PM. It’s free for everyone to come, but Outkick VIPs drink for free. You can sign up for Outkick VIP here and get an autographed copy of my… Read more »