Category: The Daily Outkick

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 10, 2019

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A’s Expect Top Pick Kyler Murray To Enter NFL Draft (San Francisco Chronicle) According to a source, Murray declaring for the draft is not considered to be contractually significant. Twitter Hopes You Want To Watch NBA Games From A Camera Focused On Just One Player (Recode) Twitter cut a streaming deal with the NBA to show… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Trevor Lawrence Already Great At 19. Money Keeping Him Out Of The NFL (Guardian) College football’s archaic rules force Lawrence to stay in school for an extra two years. Trump Ratchets Up Plea For A Border Wall, Calling It ‘a Crisis Of The Soul’ (Politico) But the president does not yet declare a national emergency or lay… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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Tigers Crush Tide To Reclaim Throne, Win 2019 National Championship (CBS Sports) It was an absolute domination as Clemson mauled Alabama to win its second title in three years. Trump Will Take Case for Border Wall to Public in National Address (New York Times) The White House announced that President Trump would make a prime-time address… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 7, 2019

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Legend Of Nick Foles Grows; Becomes Highest-Rated NFL Playoff Passer (Philly) At this point, long strings of fancy adjectives aren’t necessary to represent what Nick Foles is and what Nick Foles does. NFL Playoffs Ratings: Viewership Skyrockets For ESPN, ABC, Fox Games (Deadline) With the networks’ new-found focus on football rather than politics, ratings for the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 4, 2019

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NFL Signs Caesars as Casino Partner, Inches Toward Betting Deals (Bloomberg) This is the NFL’s first-ever casino partner, bringing the pro sport and its owners closer to a possible deal for sports betting. Job Growth Surges By 312,000 In December (CNBC) Job creation ended 2018 on a powerful note, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 312,000 in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 3, 2019

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CFP Championship Game Ticket Prices Plummet More Than 90% (Yahoo Sports) Ticket prices for Monday’s college football national title game are cratering – get-in prices hit $150 on StubHub. By comparison, last year’s get-in price peaked at about $1,700. Enter the House of Pelosi (Wall Street Journal) The main Democratic goal will be destroying Donald Trump. Football… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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LSU Upstages UCF’s National Championship Plans With Its Own Showcase Win in Fiesta Bowl (Sports Illustrated) The Tigers dictated play and, even with several stars missing, looked like the Power 5 titans they are in ending UCF’s 25-game winning streak. Divided Congress’s First Task: Tussle With Trump Over Shutdown (Bloomberg) The first test of the new dynamic… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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College Football Bowl Games on New Years Day: Predictions, Picks, Odds, Lines, Schedule (CBS Sports) The 2018-19 college football bowl season has reached its ultimate conclusion, and it comes with the second-best day of games on this slate: New Year’s Day. Elizabeth Warren Dives In (Wall Street Journal) She’ll counter Trump’s populism with a left-wing economic version.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 31, 2018

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Tua Tagovailoa-Kyler Murray Showcase Proves Heisman Vote Should Be Post-Bowls (BR) Not only did Tua set an Orange Bowl passing efficiency record, but he also proved once and for all that he’s the most dominant player in college football. One deserving of the 2018 Heisman Trophy. Lopsided Games, Schedule Drag Down CFP Television Ratings (Associated Press) Television… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 28, 2018

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LeBron James Exposes Sports Media’s Far Left Wing Bias (Outkick) So what happened when LeBron said white NFL owners were slavemasters and reposted offensive rap lyrics? The sports media gave him a pass. Even worse, many in the sports media didn’t only give LeBron a pass, they actually defended his reposting of the rap lyrics. Oklahoma… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 27, 2018

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Clay Travis’ 2018 Bowl Gambling Picks (Outkick) We’re going 18-0, kids. Here we go starting with games played today… Justin Herbert’s Decision To Stay In School Means NFL’s 2019 QB Draft Class Will Be Thin (Yahoo Sports) If you’re an NFL team that needs a quarterback and planned to find one in the 2019 draft, good luck. Dow… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 26, 2018

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Even Notre Dame Fans Aren’t Sure About Notre Dame (Wall Street Journal) The Fighting Irish are 12-0 entering Saturday’s game against Clemson, but memories of their 2013 national championship embarrassment at the hands of Alabama linger. I Used to Write for Sports Illustrated. Now I Deliver Packages for Amazon. (The Atlantic) Let’s face it, when you’re a… Read more »

The Daily Outkick, December 24, 2018

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LeBron James Compares NFL Owners To Slave Masters (Outkick) The comments are so dumb and so uneducated it’s amazing that anyone can take them seriously. But many in our modern day WokeCenter media will take them seriously so let’s unpack this stupidity once and for all. Ol’ Saint Nick: Nick Foles Is Back — Again (The… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 21, 2018

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What’s An Eight Team College Football Playoff Worth? (Outkick) What’s an eight team playoff worth, who would pay for it, and how much demand would there be in the market for it? Trump Always Said He Wouldn’t Be Predictable. He Was Right. (SF Gate) Give the president some credit. His goals remain fixed. However consistent he has… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 20, 2018

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10 Major Takeaways From The Early National Signing Day And The Class Of 2019 (College Football Talk) Alabama was the No. 1 team by all the major recruiting services and there was a pretty solid gap between them and the rest of their SEC rivals like Georgia. The Most Heartwarming Announcement on National Signing Day… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Aaron Rodgers And Tom Brady Made The Pro Bowl. They Shouldn’t Have(Washington Post) Neither deserved to be named to the Pro Bowl rosters, announced Tuesday, over other quarterbacks with better 2018 résumés. College Football’s Early Signing Period Begins Today; Here Is What You Need To Know (Forbes) This is the second year that the NCAA has… Read more »

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 »