Potential Rams Offseason Moves for 2019 Season

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The best online sportsbooks, found all in one place at Sportsbook Review, are hanging odds of +700 on the Los Angeles Rams to win the Super Bowl a year from now. That’s right, Super Bowl 53 hasn’t even kicked and already the oddsmakers are letting you send it in on whichever team you choose to… Read more »

Potential Patriots Offseason Moves for 2019 Season

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Whether the Patriots win or lose Super Bowl LIII, their offseason strategy won’t change a bit. Bill Belichick and the Patriots’ brass already know which positions need shoring up, but whether those needs are filled via the draft or through free agency is still too early to tell. The best online sportsbooks, found all in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 31, 2019

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Roger Goodell Finally Acknowledges Referee Error In N.F.C. Championship Game (New York Times) Ten days after a controversial noncall marred the ending of the N.F.C. championship game, Goodell finally addressed it publicly. Polar Vortex Grips The Midwest In A Deep And Dangerous Freeze (Washington Post) Millions across the Midwest experienced a freeze normally reserved for the Arctic… Read more »

TB12 & Pats Ready to Roll Over Rams in Super Bowl LIII

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If this was a feel-good Hollywood movie, then the ending would be a foregone conclusion. The aging – or some might say aged – All-World quarterback in the twilight of his career, struggling to silence the naysayers that had his team, and his career, left for dead midway through the season. But suddenly this once… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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New Jersey Embraces Sports Gambling, And A Billion-Dollar Business Is Born (New York Times)  New Jersey is on pace to surpass Nevada in sports wagering. Livid Liberals Try To Bully Schultz Out Of 2020 (Axios) Furious Democrats hope to pound Starbucks chairman emeritus Howard Schultz into an early departure from his exploration of an independent 2020… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday live from the Super Bowl. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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Will Sports Betting Transform How Games Are Watched, And Even Played? (New York Times) Team owners and state officials are laying the groundwork for it — with potentially huge implications. Polar Vortex Triggering Coldest Arctic Outbreak In At Least Two Decades This Week (Weather.com) Dangerous Dip in Temperatures Could Affect Millions For Bill Simmons’s The Ringer, Podcasting… Read more »

Bill Simmon’s The Ringer Made $15 Million In Podcast Revenue In 2018

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One of the most fascinating things, at least to me, about the modern Internet sports media business environment is the collapse of the value of the written word online at the same time that the value of podcasts has been soaring. It’s a dichotomy illuminated in a story in today’s Wall Street Journal focusing on… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 28, 2019

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Tom Brady Says There’s ‘Zero’ Chance He Retires After Super Bowl (SI) Next season would mark the 20th of Brady’s career. The 41-year-old has led New England to the Super Bowl each of the past three seasons. Trump Doubts He’d Accept Any Deal Congress Strikes For Border Wall (Fox News) Trump said he doubted he could accept… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. As we start the mailbag here, I know there are quite a few Fox Sports people — and people in sports media — who read the mailbag on a regular basis and I want to start off by wishing John Entz, the former president of Fox Sports’s event based productions — the… Read more »

Super Bowl LIII: Dynastic Pats Vs. Up-And-Coming Rams

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If you’ve just awoken from your coma — I say congratulations and might I say, that hospital gown looks fetching on you – the New England Patriots dispatched Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs for the second time this season and are now in their umpteenth Super Bowl, pitted against another up-and-comer, Jared Goff… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 25, 2019

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Goodell’s Silence On Saints-Rams No-Call Is Deafening (SI) While the controversy has created a circus, a Saints player’s request to hear from the commissioner is more than sensible. Shutdown Talks Revived After Senate Bills Fail (Wall Street Journal) McConnell, Schumer huddle; ‘We’re talking, we’re talking,’ Schumer says Super Bowl 2019 Odds: Sportsbooks Test Pats -3 As Bets As… Read more »

Should You Bet The Pro Bowl? (You Probably Will)

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What are you doing this Sunday afternoon? Those in warm-weather climes may be golfing with the boys, while those up North could be hitting the slopes. But what if you hate golf and you can’t ski or vice-versa? Some of us would prefer to cut out the pretense and go directly to the 19th hole… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 24, 2019

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James Harden Drops 61 Points As Rockets Top Knicks (New York Post) Harden’s fast-break bucket with three seconds left tied the opponent scoring record at the Garden set by Kobe Bryant. Trump Says He’ll Delay Speech Until After Shutdown, as Democrats Draft Border Security Plan (New York Times) Trump said  he would give the State of the… Read more »

Woke Wednesday: Steph Curry Slipped So Stop Criticizing the WNBA

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A couple of nights ago the Golden State Warriors went on the road to play against the Los Angeles Lakers and Steph Curry slipped while preparing to dunk the basketball. He then airballed a three and the sequence went viral on social media, with Curry being widely lampooned for the slipping dunk attempt and the… Read more »

Tennessee Volunteering To School Vandy on Wednesday

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The University of Tennessee men’s basketball program is arguably the best in the nation, boasting a 16-1 record as they prepare for their SEC rivals, Vanderbilt, on Wednesday night. But it wasn’t all that long ago that the best online sportsbooks, found over at Sportsbook Review, installed the Volunteers as 50-1 longshots to win the… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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It’s Unanimous: Mariano Rivera Is A Hall Of Famer (New York Times) Rivera, the career saves leader who helped the Yankees win five World Series, became the first player ever elected unanimously to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Senate Leaders Push Votes On Dueling Bills To End Shutdown (Wall Street Journal) Political aides from both parties were… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s anonymous mailbag Tuesday, let’s roll. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. It’s a new year and now is the time to get prequalified for a mortgage in just five minutes. Yep, five minutes. That way if a house suddenly goes on the market and you… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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When The Whole Country Reviews A Play, Referees Can’t Always Join (New York Times) The Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman clearly broke the rules but the referees did not call a penalty and the play was not reviewable by league. I Failed The Covington Catholic Test (The Atlantic) Next time there’s a viral story, I’ll wait for more facts… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 21, 2019

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New England Patriots Down Kansas City Chiefs In Overtime For Super Bowl Berth (New York Times) It will be the Patriots vs. the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl after New England beat the Chiefs, 37-31, on Sunday. Trump, Democrats Float Proposals To End Shutdown, But Wide Gaps Remain (Wall Street Journal) Sides show no signs… Read more »