The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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NCAA To Give Spring Sport Athletes Extra Year Of Eligibility (AP) The NCAA will permit Division I spring-sport athletes who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus pandemic to have an additional year of eligibility. Restrictions Are Slowing Coronavirus Infections, New Data Suggest (New York Times) A database of daily fever readings shows that the… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, March 30, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the most recent news with regard to the Coronavirus as well as the future of free-agent quarterback Cam Newton, the report that ESPN is pursuing New Orleans Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees with an offer to join the Monday Night Football booth when he retires, and Clay’s idea… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, March 30, 2020

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The NBA Should Take Over Las Vegas To Finish Its Season (Outkick) Rather than try to play around the country or pick a few neutral sites to host games, the NBA should relocate the entire league to Las Vegas. China Gets Back To Work While U.S. Extends Coronavirus Shutdowns (Wall Street Journal) Confirmed cases of… Read more »

The NBA Should Take Over Las Vegas To Finish Its Season

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As sports leagues across the country wait out the coronavirus and contemplate what a return to league play might look like, there’s a perfect solution that could allow the NBA, uniquely among the major team sports leagues, to finish its season without requiring teams to travel around the country and risk infection by flying from… Read more »

ESPN Pursuing Drew Brees For Monday Night Football

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As ESPN attempts to remake their Monday Night Football booth, they’ve courted two former NFL quarterbacks for their top analyst job, Tony Romo and Peyton Manning. So far ESPN has missed on both former quarterback targets. Just before his contract hit the open market, Romo signed a deal worth $18 million a year to stay… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, March 27, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared the most recent update regarding the coronavirus outbreak as well as sharing the latest news in Major League Baseball, the NFL, college football, and the NBA as the leagues are hoping to resume their seasons as soon as they can.    

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. (Except your Friday will probably be quite a bit like every other day of the week since most people don’t have much of a social life right now.) It’s over eighty degrees and I’ve got a big afternoon planned with the boys — wiffle ball, football, and basketball are all on tap.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, March 27, 2020

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The Cowboys May Have Spent Themselves Into A Bad Situation (The Ringer) After years of getting great offensive production at a low cost, Dallas had to shell out this offseason—and it’s come at the expense of depth and defense. Americans Are Worried About The Coronavirus. They’re Even More Worried About The Economy. (538) An overwhelming… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, March 26, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared an update on the Coronavirus, and commented on some recent developments in the NFL including Marcus Mariota heading to the Las Vegas Raiders, Dak Prescott reportedly about to sign the most lucrative player contract in NFL history, and Peyton Manning opting to turn down a massive offer… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, March 26, 2020

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Can It Still Be ‘Euro 2020’ In 2021? Sponsors Hope So (New York Times) The coronavirus pandemic pushed the European Championship to 2021. For companies with warehouses full of Euro 2020 merchandise, it may be better to pretend nothing has changed. Senate Approves Roughly $2 Trillion In Coronavirus Relief (Wall Street Journal) Legislation to provide… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed an article published in today’s Wall Street Journal by two Stanford doctors who explained the Coronavirus data in a reasonable fashion. Clay also shared his opinion on the wildly popular documentary now streaming on Netflix entitled Tiger King.

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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Carolina Releases Cam Newton, Completes Housecleaning (New York Times) Facing free agency with an uncertain foot injury, 30-year-old Newton may be a tough sell. White House Reaches Deal With Lawmakers On $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill (Wall Street Journal) Legislation to provide direct financial checks to many Americans, expand unemployment insurance, offer health-care providers additional… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis provided an update and his opinion on the state of the Coronavirus, his thoughts on Cam Newton entering free agency, the reaction from social media on the Los Angeles Rams’ new logo, and the good news from the stock market for those who heeded his advice and opted… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to arrive and show you that your problems aren’t that bad after all. As always you can email me directly at claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Let’s roll: “Ever since this whole Chinese Virus thing started, I’ve been working from home. I jokingly told my wife that we should have… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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U.S. Olympic Committee Urges Postponing Summer Games In Tokyo (New York Times) The United States added its voice to growing calls for the Tokyo Games to be rescheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Global Stocks Rise Following Turbulent Start To Week (Wall Street Journal) Gold prices jump, signaling that investors continue to pile into the… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, March 23, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the most recent news and statistics surrounding the Coronavirus, the 2020 Olympics, the quarterback free-agency situation in the NFL with Jameis Winston and Cam Newton still looking for jobs, and what the future might hold for Tom Brady in Tampa Bay and Jarrett Stidham in New England.

The Daily Outkick: Monday, March 23, 2020

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Patriots Agree To Terms With Brian Hoyer, Who’ll Get Chance To Start; Pats May Be Done Adding QBs, Per Reports (CBS Sports) It will be Hoyer’s third stint with the Patriots. Dow Futures Drop 500 Points, Briefly Hit ‘Limit Down’ As Investors Await A Stimulus Deal (CNBC) Wall Street has been clamoring for fiscal economic… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, March 20, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis shared the latest information on the coronavirus and how the fear of it is causing more problems than the virus itself. Clay also shared the specifics surrounding Tom Brady’s shiny new contract to play quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well as the current plight of running… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and the entire country, including my readership, all want to talk about the coronavirus. Almost every question on Twitter is about the coronavirus, almost every email I’ve gotten all week has been about the coronavirus so let’s start right off the top with the direct connection between sports and the coronavirus. Namely, ten… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, March 20, 2020

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Releasing Todd Gurley Doesn’t Solve The Rams’ Massive Problems (The Ringer) Los Angeles released the 2017 Offensive Player of the Year and his massive contract on Thursday. But the team still has some big contract decisions coming up and little draft capital with which to bolster its roster. US Futures Point To 800-point Opening Gains… Read more »