Game of Thrones’ Legacy and Future One Year Later

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Game of Thrones, television’s greatest phenomenon, came to an end one year ago this week. Two years ago this week, HBO’s adaptation of George’ R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series was six episodes away from doing to The Wire and The Sopranos what Michael Jordan did to Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. Instead, a… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and I’ve got to tell you right off the top here, if you aren’t subscribed to the Outkick podcast, go do it today. This morning’s radio show was phenomenal — with Jason Whitlock for an hour and Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania. Seriously, it’s outstanding and you need to go listen to it.… Read more »

Odds and Prop Bets for Tiger Woods/Peyton Manning match versus Phil Mickelson/Tom Brady

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Golf will once again be center stage this weekend as Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning take on Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady on Sunday at Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound, Florida. The match will be aired at 3 p.m. ET across TNT, TBS, truTV, and HLN. While everyone will be hoping for some trash… Read more »

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey on Outkick: “I’d sign up my son for little league baseball tomorrow.”

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Pennsylvania senator Pat Toomey joined Clay on Outkick the Show on Friday morning and reiterated several times that based on the data that he has, it is important to get back out there. Clay opened the interview by discussing little league baseball before diving into more data as well as the reaction from Pennsylvania governor… Read more »

Plexiglass Poker a Hit in Florida

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We’ve been covering the ongoing reopening of the casino industry in America; South Dakota opened up and saw an increase in traffic. Thursday night, the poker room opened up at the Seminole Hard Rock in Tampa, complete with plexiglass tables, and it was roaring within two hours: Poker room at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa reopened… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, May 22, 2020

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100 Days To College Football: The Biggest Questions As The Sport Looks To Return (ESPN) SEC presidents and chancellors will vote Friday on whether schools can reopen their athletic facilities for voluntary workouts as early as June 1. Suicides On The Rise Amid Stay-At-Home Order, Bay Area Medical Professionals Say (ABC 7 News) The head… Read more »

NHL Poised to Beat NBA and MLB to Return Announcement

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NHL players are voting tonight as to whether to accept the league’s proposal to return to a 24-team playoff. One source told Outkick that an official return announcement could come as soon as Friday while another said that a “tentative” return date for hockey is July 6th. News about a potential 24-team playoff has been… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, May 21, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared more good news on the coronavirus front with numbers on the decline all over the world. Clay’s hometown of Nashville is closing in on being fully open once again, replete with live music on the horizon for Music City. Clay went on to discuss the Dak Prescott… Read more »

Fans Will Return Sooner Than You Realize

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As recently as a few weeks ago, it would have been inconceivable that student athletes would be gearing up to return to campus as early as June 1st in some places. Now that’s a reality. You would’ve been very optimistic if you thought the NBA would almost certainly return to competition in July. They seem… Read more »

Outkick Live with Bobby Carpenter: Joe Rogan, State of Media, Getting to ESPN

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Bobby Carpenter joined Outkick Live this morning. Topics included: Joe Rogan’s $100 million deal with Spotify What is means for the industry Carpenter getting to ESPN without an agent If he’d want to call games Fearing failure His business interests Game of Thrones one year later Emmanuel Acho’s shirtless pics Other stories at Outkick: $100… Read more »

Wyoming Becomes First College to Announce Student Athletes Can Return June 1st

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The NCAA moved on Wednesday to allow voluntary athletic activities beginning June 1st. The first college to announce that they are capitalizing on that date was the University of Wyoming, which announced that football and men’s and women’s basketball players can return to campus at that time. “Our first priority is the health and well-being… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, May 21, 2020

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The Testing Plans At The Center Of The NBA’s Relaunch Efforts (The Ringer) Here are the methods of COVID-19 testing the league is considering, as well as the nationwide studies to which they’re already contributing. Highly Indebted ‘Zombie’ Companies Control More Than 2 Million U.S. Jobs (CNBC) So-called zombie companies, which can continue to borrow… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis commented on the JP Morgan study which shows the lockdown ending is not increasing the rate of infection anywhere in the US or in the world. Clay also commented on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his awesome media rant that occurred earlier today. Clay Travis then discussed The Ohio… Read more »

$100M Joe Rogan Deal Positions Spotify to Compete with Apple Podcasts

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Apple woke up yesterday comfortably positioned at the top of the looming podcasts wars. By mid-afternoon, the industry was turned upside down. Joe Rogan announced his long-form podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, will become exclusive to Spotify later this year. The deal is worth more than $100 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.  Spotify’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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Gov. Tom Wolf Not Happy Ben Roethlisberger Visited Barbershop (Outkick) Big Ben’s decision to fix up his look before a workout with his teammates was rather controversial. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t happy with the decision. States Step Up Reopenings, Hoping To Limit Economic Damage (Wall Street Journal) Slight declines in new cases prompt governors… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared the most recent positive news on the coronavirus front. Clay continued by commenting on the Governor of Pennsylvania, who largely failed in his handling of the coronavirus, got upset to the point of commenting on Ben Roethlisberger’s haircut. “This is a real comment by a real elected… Read more »

Gov. Tom Wolf Not Happy Ben Roethlisberger Visited Barbershop

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Ben Roethlisberger managed to slither back into the news this week with a haircut and beard trim. It turns out, Big Ben’s decision to fix up his look before a workout with his teammates was rather controversial. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t happy with the decision: “My concern is just a general concern and anybody who puts… Read more »