Outkick the Show: Monday, August 12, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - Outkick the Show: Monday, August 12, 2019

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 »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 12, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 12, 2019

Antonio Brown’s Helmet Drama Is Exactly What Jon Gruden And The Raiders Bargained For (SI) No one, especially not in Oakland or Pittsburgh, should be surprised that the All-Pro wideout is acting weird—it’s been his M.O. for months, and a big contract only reinforced it. BlackRock Takes Stake In Owner Of Sports Illustrated, Nine West… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

Outkick the Coverage - All That and a Bag of Mail

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 »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 9, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 9, 2019

Adam Gase’s Successful PI Challenge Shows How New Rule Will Work (Yahoo! Sports) The New York Jets demonstrated a case where a successful challenge of a non-call will work. Graham: New Bruce Ohr Docs Show FISA Warrant Against Ex-Trump Campaign Aide A ‘Fraud’ (Fox News) New documents highlighting top Justice Department official Bruce Ohr’s contact… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Cable Vs. Streaming, How Does ESPN Navigate The Future? (Outkick) An intriguing subplot has emerged which is probably the most interesting in all of sports business right now — can ESPN transition from a cable business to a streaming business? FedEx To End Ground Deliveries For Amazon (Wall Street Journal) The moves are evidence of… Read more »

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

Outkick the Coverage - Cable vs. Streaming, How Does ESPN Navigate The Future?

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 »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Axios-NewsWhip 2020 Attention Tracker: Guns Surge To Top Of National Conversation (Axios) After the mass shootings last weekend, gun violence has displaced immigration as the most-talked about news topic on social media for the first time since May. Hot-Air Balloons And Horseback Riding: Breaking Down The First Episode Of ‘Hard Knocks’ (The Ringer) Antonio Brown… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

Outkick the Coverage - Anonymous Mailbag

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 »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Future Of Media: How Fox Will Challenge ESPN And CBS (The Big Lead) Here’s A Hint: They’re Going Big. ‘The Headline Was Bad’: New York Times Amends Front Page On Trump’s Response To Mass Shootings After Backlash (Washington Post) The New York Times weathered intense backlash Monday night for its front-page headline about President Trump’s response… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 5, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 5, 2019

Tom Brady’s Contract Remains The Real MVP Of The Patriots’ Dynasty (The Ringer) Brady and the Patriots reportedly agreed to a two-year contract extension that will give the quarterback a nice raise in 2019, while also maintaining the team’s financial flexibility. Trump Declares ‘Hate Has No Place In Our Country’ (Fox News) Trump praises law… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

Outkick the Coverage - All That and a Bag of Mail

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 »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 2, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 2, 2019

Broncos Top Falcons In Hall Of Fame Game That Sees NFL’s 1st Pass Interference Challenge (Yahoo) The first taste of 2019 NFL football is in the books and with it a first look at a highly scrutinized penalty implemented before the season. Trump Decries ‘Wasted Money’ On Inner Cities, Tweaks Democratic Rivals At Ohio Campaign… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 1, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 1, 2019

The Zack Greinke Trade Makes The Astros The Clear-Cut World Series Favorites (The Ringer) While other contenders stood still, Houston pried the former Cy Young winner from Arizona at the trade deadline, giving them the scariest rotation in baseball Biden Under Fire From All Sides As Rivals Attack His Record (New York Times) Kamala Harris… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - Outkick the Show: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

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 Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The US Women’s Soccer Team Is Actually Paid More Than The Men (Outkick) The US women are actually paid MORE than the US men’s soccer team. That’s according to the financially audited details of the past decade Tweeted out by the president of the US Soccer Federation, Carlos Cordeiro. Sanders, Warren Fight Back Against Moderates… Read more »

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

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

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

Outkick the Coverage - Anonymous Mailbag

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 »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The Battle For the Future of Sports on TV Has Begun (Outkick) 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 networks broadcast local telecasts of 14 Major League Baseball teams, 17 NBA teams, and 13 NHL teams. Swing-state… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, July 29, 2019

Outkick the Coverage - Outkick the Show: Monday, July 29, 2019

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

Outkick the Coverage - The Battle For the Future of Sports on TV Has Begun

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 »