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The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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Who Will Replace Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander? Phil Bredesen, Bill Haslam, Clay Travis (Newsweek) The sports talk show host based out of Nashville said Monday he’d seriously consider running… Clay Travis often delves into politics — most recently speaking out against Democrat senators during the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. Recruiting’s Biggest Week Has Arrived Quietly, and… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 17, 2018

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Once More, Nick Foles At His Best When Eagles Needed Him Most (Philly.com) What Foles pulled off Sunday was as close as he could come in a regular-season game to replicating those forever memories that he produced earlier this year. Titans’ Story Changing Because Of Derrick Henry (Tennessean) Derrick Henry has 408 rushing yards in his past… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 14, 2018

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Chargers Top Chiefs in Last Second Thriller (LA Times) Mike Williams scored a touchdown with four seconds left to make it 28-27 Chiefs, and then converted on the ensuing two-point conversion throw to a wide-open Williams to stun Kansas City. Both AFC West teams are now 11-3 on the season. Facebook Wants You To Buy HBO… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 13, 2018

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NFL Moving Closer to Entering Sports Betting Business (The Action Network) While the NFL has staunchly opposed sports gambling publicly, preferring to wait for federal legislation, the league began to take steps on Wednesday behind closed doors to capitalize on the business. Zion Williamson Is The Best College Basketball Player In At Least A Decade (538) Ten… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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Never Miss a Show! Follow Clay Travis on YouTube The 17 Gripping Minutes That Captivated Washington (Politico) In the Oval Office, Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer clashed in spectacular fashion, with the cameras rolling and shocked reporters watching. This Is the Most Important Week of the N.F.L. Season. Here’s Why (New York Times) Of the 16… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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Make Sure to Subscribe to Clay on YouTube! Never Miss a Show On Russell Wilson’s Worst Night, Seahawks’ New-look Defense Delivered Its Best Game (Seattle Times) It was a watershed moment for fans who once cheered on Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, and Kam Chancellor. For the first time all season, they forgot they weren’t around.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 10, 2018

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Subscribe to Clay Travis on YouTube! Never Miss An Episode ‘Miami Miracle’ Final Play Lifts Dolphins Past Patriots 34-33 (Miami Herald) Bedlam. Insanity. Dolphins football. Their game looked over. Their season too. Then a miracle. Inside the Fight for the Future of the Denver Broncos (Wall Street Journal) Under Pat Bowlen’s leadership, the Broncos were the model… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 7, 2018

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SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey: UCF Should Look ‘Inward’ to Address CFP Rankings Issues (Advocate) Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey recommended UCF look “inward” to address strength of schedule issues that have held back the Knights in the College Football Playoff rankings. Derrick Henry’s 99-Yard Touchdown Highlights Record-Setting Day (New York Times) The Jacksonville Jaguars had absolutely no… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 6, 2018

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Nation Bids Farewell to President George H.W. Bush (New York Times) The nation bade farewell on Wednesday to George Herbert Walker Bush, the patriarch of one of the most consequential political dynasties of modern times and the president who presided over the end of the Cold War and the beginning of a new era of American… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Urban Meyer “Retires” At Ohio State (Outkick) Look, everyone knew Urban Meyer’s time at Ohio State was coming close to an end because he’d gone all Urban Florida on us. You know the signs — program is in decline, off field issues become all encompassing, suddenly his health is in question and he has to “retire.”… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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Urban Meyer to Step Down as Ohio State Head Coach After Rose Bowl (Yahoo Sports) Ohio State coach Urban Meyer plans to step down and will coach his final game in the Rose Bowl, sources told Yahoo Sports. Flashback: In October, Clay Travis Predicted Urban Meyer Would Quit (Outkick) “I think there is a legitimate question about… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 3, 2018

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Alabama Survives Georgia In SEC Title Thriller, Playoff Race Down to OU or UGA (Outkick) Jalen Hurts, bringing the Tide back with two fourth quarter touchdowns, delivered one of the great comeback stories in the history of college football and in the process struck a blow for everyone who has ever faced adversity and toughed it… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 30, 2018

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Outkick Gambling Picks For “Title” Games 2018 (Outkick) Here are the Outkick gambling picks for SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, & ACC title games. Plus, Pac 12, AAC, and Conference USA. We’re going 8-0, baby! Was Upset of Saints a Job Saver for Cowboys’ Jason Garrett? Sure Sounds Like It (Yahoo Sports) Four wins in 18 days.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, November 29, 2018

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How Jon Gruden Shaped the NFL Playoff Picture (Wall Street Journal) The Raiders’ coach laid the groundwork for teams across the league to reach the playoffs. (The Raiders aren’t one of them.) Grading the First Year College Football Coaches (CBS Sports) Dan Mullen gets an A, Willie Taggart gets an F. The Patriots Aren’t Quite Their… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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College Football Playoff Rankings Reaction: It’ll Be Difficult for Ohio State to Jump Oklahoma (CBS Sports) CFP Selection Committee is having a hard time looking past Ohio State’s 29-point loss to Purdue. CFP Rankings Analysis: New Order Confirms It’s an SEC World Out There (Sports Illustrated) This conference’s dominance is far from being news at this point,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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With Kirk Cousins Outplaying Aaron Rodgers, Packers — and Maybe Mike McCarthy — are Just About Done (Washington Post) A second straight season out of the playoffs for the Packers, this one with Rodgers in the lineup for every game so far, could persuade Team President Mark Murphy that a coaching change would be in order.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, November 26, 2018

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Starting 11: Playoff Chaos Finally Arrives, Maybe (Outkick) The college football regular season is officially over and there are still six teams alive for the college football playoff as we head to the conference title games. Those six teams, in the order I believe they will be ranked by the playoff committee are: Alabama, Clemson,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 23, 2018

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ESPN Loses 2 Million Subscribers in Fiscal 2018 (Variety) ESPN has shed about 2 million domestic subscribers over the past 12 months, according to Disney’s newly released annual report. Amazon Bids To Buy 22 Fox Regional Sports Networks (Outkick) Let’s presume this report is true and Amazon is actually making a run at buying these… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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Amazon’s Bid For Regional Sports Networks is Big Deal for Sports Broadcasting (Washington Post) A deal with Amazon would be the most notable, potentially shifting live sports rights into a digital sphere. So what does Amazon want with the RSNs? Several industry experts speculated that local game broadcasts could eventually be used to boost the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Rams-Chiefs Was ‘The New NFL’ in its Most Spectacular Form Yet (Washington Post) Rams 54, Chiefs 51 was the extravaganza that everyone wanted to see. It was the third-highest-scoring game in NFL history. It was the first-ever NFL game in which each team had 50 or more points. And there even was enough glory to go… Read more »