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ESPN Can’t Afford Monday Night Football Any More

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ESPN pays $2 billion a year to the NFL for Monday Night Football and one NFL wild card playoff game. I’ve written for the past couple of years that as ESPN’s business collapses that ESPN’s decision on whether or not to bid to keep Monday Night Football would be the first big test of how… Read more »

Houston Texans Protest Proves Team Is Full Of Idiots

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On Sunday the majority of the Houston Texans football team took a knee to prove to the entire country that they were complete and total idiots. That’s the only possible opinion that anyone who has ever read a book for fun can have. Why were the Texans protesting? Because the owner of the team, Bob… Read more »

Make Your Week 7 Outkick Picks

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Ready? Go! So close, yet so far. While no Outkick Picker achieved perfection, four of you went 9-for-9 and given the way my week went, this week’s winners are probably getting this shirt. At the beginning of this, we said we’d send the best picker to Costa Rica, and we’ll have our leaderboard out in… Read more »

Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 7 2018

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We are now 35-35 on the year, squarely at .500 halfway through the college football season. This is the time when lesser men would retrench, take a smaller swing, pull out the three wood and lay up instead of taking a big swing and sending the golf ball as far down the fairway as you… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It has been a busy week for Outkick, the most listened to and downloaded week in the history of the site, so thanks for that. This month has also been the most listened to, read, watched and consumed month in the history of Outkick. So everything has been a total whirlwind. This morning that continued… Read more »

ESPN Loses Nearly 7000 Subscribers A Day As Football Season Arrives

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Today Nielsen released estimates for cable and satellite subscribers in October of 2017. And the picture was not pretty for ESPN. In a month — September — when sports cable channels typically roll up new subscribers thanks to the return of football season, ESPN lost nearly 7,000 subscribers a day, shedding 203,000 households in September… Read more »

I Love The First Amendment and Boobs

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UPDATE: CNN is so offended by my comments that they already asked me to come back on Monday. And, for the record, I will be on Fox News tomorrow night. So I just went on CNN to discuss the collapse of MSESPN and said I didn’t believe Jemele Hill or Curt Schilling should be fired… Read more »

On the First Amendment, ESPN, & Modern Media

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I don’t believe Jemele Hill should be fired for Tweeting Donald Trump was a white supremacist and for recently saying police officers are modern day slave catchers. I also don’t believe Curt Schilling should have been fired for what he said about the North Carolina transgender bathroom law or any of the other conservative political… Read more »

Michael Bennett Is Lying

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Yesterday morning the sports media united in praise and sympathy for Seattle Seahawk defensive end Michael Bennett when he tweeted out a story which claimed police had singled him out, pointed their guns at him, threatened to blow his brains out, and detained him in the back of a police car for “doing nothing more… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. Not gonna lie, I’m dragging a bit this morning. After three straight nights of college football games ending after midnight eastern, I’m sitting in my Atlanta studio trying to figure out if Tennessee really carried a trash can on the sideline for the entire game last night.  I’m… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. As always, send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. The anonymous mailbag is presented by The Home Loan Expert. Whether you need to be prequalified, have a home you want to buy and need a mortgage or have a mortgage rate that’s way too high and… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. But before we get to that, yesterday we had a big announcement on Outkick, the VIP section officially launched. Right now you can subscribe to Outkick VIP for $99 for the entire year and you get a shirt of your choice. (Most of the shirts are brand new… Read more »

Announcing Outkick VIP

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Just over six years ago Outkick the Coverage launched as an independent website. I had no idea what would happen, but I was cautiously optimistic things would go well enough that I might be able to make $100k a year off it one day. Six years later Outkick has a national Fox Sports Radio show… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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I’m currently in the air flying to Las Vegas with my fingers crossed that the Southwest Wifi is going to hold up and allow me to post the mailbag. Well, that, and that North Korea doesn’t decide to fire a missile at Las Vegas over the weekend and wipe me out. (Spoiler, the Southwest wifi… Read more »

Colin Kaepernick Disappears If He’s Employed

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As we continue the long summer of Colin Kaepernick’s football unemployment and MSESPN employees — joined by their left wing sports media allies at FS1, NBC, and CBS — continue to hold candlelight vigils outside ESPN offices every night begging for him to get a job — I’ve got an interesting question for you —… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. Send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Thanks to all of you ripping ESPN for not crediting either Outkick or me for the Johnny Manziel interview they are featuring on the front page of their site. Here’s that full interview on YouTube courtesy of SportsBook Review… Read more »

Teletubbies Is Dominating ESPN Programming This Summer

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ESPN’s business model is collapsing and their viewers are bailing on the network with alarming speed, but even I was shocked by just how bad it has gotten when I checked out ratings over the past couple of weeks. ESPN’s ratings have tanked, even taking into account the usual summer doldrums. This past Thursday ESPN… Read more »