The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 30, 2019

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Jerry Jones ‘Accepts’ Cowboys Might Play Games Without Ezekiel Elliott, But Says ‘He Can’t Miss Them All’ (CBS Sports) The leveraging continues from the Cowboys’ owner as talks continue with his All-Pro running back How A Ring Of Women Allegedly Recruited Girls For Jeffrey Epstein (MSN) After Epstein’s suicide in early August, federal authorities have… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, August 29, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis kicked off Week 1 of the college football season with three picks for Thursday night: Clemson over Georgia Tech (Georgia Tech at Clemson -35, now Clemson -37), the Bearcats over the Bruins (UCLA at Cincinnati -2.5), and the under with Utah at BYU (Utah-BYU under 48.5, now 48).… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 29, 2019

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Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 1 2019 (Outkick) Thanks to week zero we started off 2-0 with a nice bloodbank guarantee under in the putrid Florida-Miami game and an easy over in Arizona-Hawaii. Now we’re on to week one, where we plan on going 17-0. Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of Presidential Contest (Wall Street Journal) New… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed Los Angeles Laker DeMarcus Cousins and the audio recording of him threatening to kill the mother of his 7-year old son. In a recorded phone conversation posted by TMZ, Cousins threatened to put a bullet in her head after she refused to let their son attend Demarcus’… Read more »

Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 1 2019

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Thanks to week zero we started off 2-0 with a nice bloodbank guarantee under in the putrid Florida-Miami game and an easy over in Arizona-Hawaii. “Tap the vein, boys and girls, tap the vein. My blood-bank guarantee hits. The Florida Gators managed to survive one the drunkest, worst-played college football games I have seen in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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How The Influence Of Al Davis Shaped The Modern NFL (SI) On the occasion of the NFL’s 100th season, you can tell the story of the league through the work of 100 essential figures … or you can tell the story of the league through one rebellious, unparalleled innovator: Al Davis. The Great Democratic Gamble… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, rejoice — the anonymous mailbag is back and your favorite college football team is undefeated! (Unless you’re a Miami or Arizona fan). Sorry for y’all. But the rest of us are undefeated and the universe is a bright and shiny place filled with only good vibes. (Until late Saturday night when half of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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Andrew Luck And The Afterburn Of Early Retirement (The Ringer) The 29-year-old Colts QB isn’t the first to step away in his prime, becoming the latest member of an alternately doomed and dazzling group. Here’s Who’s Qualified For The Third Debate So Far — And Who Still Has A Shot (538) As of Monday afternoon,… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, August 26, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the fallout surrounding the announcement of Andrew Luck’s retirement on Saturday. Clay wondered how Adam Schefter got the tip and why it was leaked while Luck was on the field. Clay didn’t question whether or not he should have tweeted it when he did, but, rather, why… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, August 26, 2019

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Andrew Luck Was a Generational Talent. His Legacy Lies in What Could Have Been. (The Ringer) The Colts QB was once hailed as the future of his position. After his retirement, his career goes down as one of the NFL’s all-time what-ifs. Joe Biden Has An Iowa Problem, Not An Enthusiasm Problem (538) If you… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Saturday, August 24, 2019

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On tonight’s special edition of Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the shocking news from Indianapolis, where the Colts announced quarterback Andrew Luck has suddenly decided to retire after being plagued with injuries. Clay also took an opportunity to mention the Florida Gators ugly win over the University of Miami. Although the win wasn’t pretty,… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, August 23, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis revealed his first gambling picks for the 2019 NCAA football season. Clay took the under in the Florida vs. Miami game and the over in the Arizona at Hawaii game. Clay then discussed the demise of the NFL preseason, pointing to the disaster in Canada with the Green… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and tomorrow college football season officially kicks off. So if that doesn’t give you the energy to power through the rest of your work or school day, guess what will? The Friday Mailbag. Joel Klatt is our guest on the Wins and Losses podcast. Rachel Bonnetta will be our guest next week and… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, August 23, 2019

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College Football Gambling Picks For Week Zero 2019 (Outkick) College football gambling is back! It’s just glorious. What To Watch For At Fed’s Jackson Hole Symposium (Wall Street Journal) Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech on Friday is the main event Transfer Quarterbacks Are All The Rage, But Do They Deliver At Their New Schools? (538)… Read more »

College Football Gambling Picks For Week Zero 2019

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College football gambling is back! I can’t tell you how much excitement the weekly release of college football lines brings me in the fall. It’s just glorious. Last season we finished 102-93 for a 52.3% winning percentage on the year. We were rolling until I collapsed in the bowl season. (After two disastrous years of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Just Ignore It: Nike’s Response To Internal Emails That Discussed Paying High School Players (Yahoo! Sports) Nike has, at least publicly, taken a “Who cares?” attitude. Recession Fears Are Overblown (Wall Street Journal) The yield curve is no longer a reliable predictor, and other economic indicators are strong. Antonio Brown’s Helmet Standoff Nears A Conclusion (New… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the Jay-Z and Colin Kaepernick situation in the NFL, with two current players calling Jay-Z a “sellout” after he joined forces with the NFL to promote causes related to social injustice issues. Colin Kaepernick, a half-black, half-white former NFL player, began kneeling during the national anthem to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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The ‘Moneyball’ A’s Find A New Inefficiency: Other Teams’ Players (Wall Street Journal) With an increasing number of teams prioritizing the future over the present, the Athletics remain playoff contenders by obtaining established major leaguers Social Media Reconsiders Its Relationship With The Truth (Axios) The companies are considering a fundamental shift with profound social and… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed Baker Mayfield and his public attack on New York Giants’ rookie quarterback Daniel Jones featured in GQ magazine. Clay discussed Baker Mayfield’s answer/apology/denial from his Instagram account as well as Daniel Jones’ deadpanned response. Clay also pointed out how white athletes from Duke are common targets and… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time to solve all the world’s problems with the anonymous mailbag. But before we do that, GO LISTEN AND SUBSCRIBE TO MY NEW WINS AND LOSSES PODCAST. Yes, I’m yelling at you because I have to be shameless in promoting every new thing I do. Especially when I know you guys are going… Read more »