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The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 18, 2018

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ESPN President Joins Disney CEO In Announcing Network Got Too Political, Alienated Viewers (Outkick) Jimmy Pitaro, the new president of ESPN, is saying now what Clay Travis has said for the past two years: ESPN’s new strategy of getting woke was bad for their business and bad for their brand. Get woke and go broke. Astros… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Outkick’s College Football Gambling Picks For Week 8 (Outkick) I’m picking Bama-Vols, Miss. State at LSU, Michigan at Michigan State, Vandy-Kentucky, Oregon at Washington State, Ohio State at Purdue, Central Florida at ECU, and Memphis at Mizzou. Brewers Seethe After Manny Machado Kicks Jesus Aguilar: ‘Dirty Play by a Dirty Player’ (USA Today) Machado’s kick/attempted spike of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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We’re All Native Americans Now (WSJ) Elizabeth Warren demonstrates the folly of identity politics. Starting 11: LSU Soars, Georgia Crumbles (Outkick) SEC power rankings 1-14, Outkick national top ten & my four playoff teams. Starting 11 is live. Did Elizabeth Warren Just Kill Identity Politics? (WSJ) If the Massachusetts senator is now a person of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, October 15, 2018

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Gruden’s Return Is a Lost Year for Raiders (SI) They were overwhelmed by the Seahawks as the defense searches for talent and the offense suffers due to growing pains for the rookie offensive tackles. If Jon Gruden wasn’t already looking at a few years down the line, he can now 10 Takeaways From an Upset-Heavy… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, October 12, 2018

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NFL VP Credits Focus on Football Rather than Politics as Reason for Ratings Boost (WSJ) “[Players protesting the national anthem] were conversations that were polarizing around the sport. Now we’re talking around the sport.” How LSU And Oklahoma Can Still Make The College Football Playoff (538) How can the Tigers and Sooners climb their way back… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, October 4, 2018

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College Football Gambling Picks for Week 6 (Outkick) You guys know I hate to brag, but our Outkick gambling picks are totally and completely on fire. All of you who have played every Outkick pick, or signed up for the VIP, should be swimming in cash. College Football’s 25 Highest-Paid Coaches (SI) Harbaugh is the most… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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The College Football Playoff Picture Just Got Scary for the Big Ten — Again (New York Times) This season, the Big Ten may be more cutthroat than ever. The structure of the playoff — four teams, five power conferences — already guarantees that at least one conference will be left out. College Football Top 25 Takeaways:… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, September 28, 2018

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College Football Narrative Watch- Week 4 (Outkick) Alabama is unstoppable, Kentucky is actually good, Nebraska rebuild will take longer than expected, The ACC stinks, quarterback depth is a concern, Texas may not be back. Ohio State deletes ‘Silence’ tweet ahead of game against Penn State (Washington Post) Ohio State’s football program deleted a tweet Thursday that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, September 27, 2018

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Clay Travis Says Liberals are Ruining Sports, Wants to ‘Make Sports Great Again’ (FOX) Author and radio host Clay Travis, loathed by ESPN execs and banned from CNN, has only one goal with his new book — to make sports great again. Clay Travis: Left-Wing Sports Media ‘Ten Times as Biased’ as Political Media (Breitbart) Clay Travis,… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Clay Travis’ Book is Out Today (Amazon) Clay Travis’ new book “Republicans Buy Sneakers Too: How the Left Is Ruining Sports with Politics” is available today. Go buy it! Monday Night Football: The Bucs Got the Full Ryan Fitzpatrick Experience (SBNation) Tampa Bay saw both Fiztragic or Fitzmagic Monday night against the Steelers. Tiger Woods Drives Ratings… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, September 21, 2018

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Forbes Releases 21st Annual NFL Team Valuations (Forbes) The National Football League continues to be the most lucrative sports league in the world, according to Forbes’ 21st annual NFL Team Valuations. ESPN Streaming Service Surpasses One Million Subscribers (WSJ) ESPN said it has signed up more than one million paying subscribers for the streaming service it launched… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, September 20, 2018

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College Football Narrative Watch – Week 3 (Outkick) The SEC is clearly the best conference in college football and superior to the Big Ten. Comcast, Fox to Settle $35 Billion Takeover Battle for Sky in Weekend Auction (WSJ) British regulators said Comcast Corp. and 21st Century Fox Inc. FOX will settle their takeover battle for Sky… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Behind the Scenes With Troy: How Neal Brown Runs a Power 5 Giant-Killer (SI) Andy Staples went behind the scenes as Neal Brown and Troy made Nebraska their latest Power 5 victim. DeSean Jackson: Don’t Bench Ryan Fitzpatrick When Jameis Winston Returns (Washington Post) “With the way the team is rallying behind him and just playing lights-out… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, September 17, 2018

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The Starting 11: I Was Wrong About Coach O and LSU Edition (Outkick) Now that we’re a third of the way through the season I’m going to begin my Starting 11 every week with a breakdown of the playoff situation. College Football Week 4: LSU, Notre Dame Facing Possible Trap Spots (SportsBookReview) The Week 4 NCAAF schedule… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, September 14, 2018

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Buckeyes Rolling Without Urban, But TCU Is First Test No. 4 (Outkick) Ohio State will play its last game without Urban Meyer as they travel to Arlington, Texas to take on No. 15 TCU this Saturday. Let’s preview this game and check out what the oddsmakers are dealing on this Big Ten vs. Big 12… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, September 13, 2018

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College Football Gambling Picks For Week 3 2018 (Outkick) Get rich, kids, we’re going 12-0. College Football’s Most Valuable Teams (Forbes) For years, the Texas Longhorns have been hailed as college football’s ultimate cash cow. But there’s a new No. 1, and you don’t even have to leave the state to find them: Texas A&M is now… Read more »