Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday in the Bay Area and this is a bleary eyed anonymous mailbag as I head back to Nashville after Clemson’s beat down of Alabama. 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… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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Tigers Crush Tide To Reclaim Throne, Win 2019 National Championship (CBS Sports) It was an absolute domination as Clemson mauled Alabama to win its second title in three years. Trump Will Take Case for Border Wall to Public in National Address (New York Times) The White House announced that President Trump would make a prime-time address… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, January 7, 2019

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Legend Of Nick Foles Grows; Becomes Highest-Rated NFL Playoff Passer (Philly) At this point, long strings of fancy adjectives aren’t necessary to represent what Nick Foles is and what Nick Foles does. NFL Playoffs Ratings: Viewership Skyrockets For ESPN, ABC, Fox Games (Deadline) With the networks’ new-found focus on football rather than politics, ratings for the… Read more »

Make Your NCAA Championship Picks

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Ready now? Go! It’s Clemson vs. Alabama. Again. Make your picks for the outright winner, spread, total, first score, first half spread and top passing quarterback. Check out the leaderboard here to see your chances at being crowned champion, and winning a share of the $5,000 grand prize. Perfect scores in this game get a… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, time to help you pretend you’re working and dive into the mailbag. Justin writes: “Another matchup of Bama & Clemson in the CFB playoff. Ticket prices are way down and the excitement for a National Championship seems more reserved than years past.  With the lack of parity in CFB, will fans begin to… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 4, 2019

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NFL Signs Caesars as Casino Partner, Inches Toward Betting Deals (Bloomberg) This is the NFL’s first-ever casino partner, bringing the pro sport and its owners closer to a possible deal for sports betting. Job Growth Surges By 312,000 In December (CNBC) Job creation ended 2018 on a powerful note, with nonfarm payrolls surging by 312,000 in… Read more »

Why Clemson Can Turn the Tide in Title Game

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The popular opinion is that Monday night’s CFP championship game from Levi’s Stadium outside San Francisco is merely a coronation as opposed to a competition for Nick Saban and the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide when they line up against the No. 2 Clemson Tigers in the mother of all college football games. But the… Read more »

Wild-Card Weekend ATS Confidence Pool/Picks

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Not a bad way to wrap the regular season at 11-5 in the Week 17 Confidence Pool as the Packers at No. 11 were the highest-rated team that did us wrong. After a successful regular season, we will move into the wild-card round of the postseason where we will make our picks against the point… Read more »

Why Tide Will Roll to Another National Championship

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The Clemson Tigers deserve to be ranked the No. 2 team in the nation and demonstrated their prowess with a surgical dismantling of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the first CFP semifinal game by rolling to a 30-3 victory. Unfortunately for the Tigers, the one team in the nation that does just about everything… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 3, 2019

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CFP Championship Game Ticket Prices Plummet More Than 90% (Yahoo Sports) Ticket prices for Monday’s college football national title game are cratering – get-in prices hit $150 on StubHub. By comparison, last year’s get-in price peaked at about $1,700. Enter the House of Pelosi (Wall Street Journal) The main Democratic goal will be destroying Donald Trump. Football… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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LSU Upstages UCF’s National Championship Plans With Its Own Showcase Win in Fiesta Bowl (Sports Illustrated) The Tigers dictated play and, even with several stars missing, looked like the Power 5 titans they are in ending UCF’s 25-game winning streak. Divided Congress’s First Task: Tussle With Trump Over Shutdown (Bloomberg) The first test of the new dynamic… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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College Football Bowl Games on New Years Day: Predictions, Picks, Odds, Lines, Schedule (CBS Sports) The 2018-19 college football bowl season has reached its ultimate conclusion, and it comes with the second-best day of games on this slate: New Year’s Day. Elizabeth Warren Dives In (Wall Street Journal) She’ll counter Trump’s populism with a left-wing economic version.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 31, 2018

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Tua Tagovailoa-Kyler Murray Showcase Proves Heisman Vote Should Be Post-Bowls (BR) Not only did Tua set an Orange Bowl passing efficiency record, but he also proved once and for all that he’s the most dominant player in college football. One deserving of the 2018 Heisman Trophy. Lopsided Games, Schedule Drag Down CFP Television Ratings (Associated Press) Television… Read more »

Make Your Round 3 Bowl Picks

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Ready now? Go! There’s a lot of games out there. We put the 12 games that matter on the card. Check out the leaderboard here to see your chances at being crowned champion, and winning a share of the $5,000 grand prize. Get all 12 picks right for this week and I’ll send you an… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 28, 2018

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LeBron James Exposes Sports Media’s Far Left Wing Bias (Outkick) So what happened when LeBron said white NFL owners were slavemasters and reposted offensive rap lyrics? The sports media gave him a pass. Even worse, many in the sports media didn’t only give LeBron a pass, they actually defended his reposting of the rap lyrics. Oklahoma… Read more »

Chiefs on Warpath as Top Confidence Pick of Week 17

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We didn’t have a straight-up loser until the Broncos done us dirty at the No. 7 spot by losing to the Raiders last week, but we wound up with a stellar 13-3 Confidence Pool mark. Let’s move on and wrap the season in style as we check out Week 17 where we rate our most… Read more »

LeBron James Exposes Sports Media’s Far Left Wing Bias

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Last weekend LeBron James compared white NFL owners to slavemasters and then perpetuated a stereotype that has led to the discrimination of Jews for centuries by sharing a rap lyric — “We been getting that Jewish money, everything is kosher,” — and there was one negative article written on mainstream sports sites calling out James’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 27, 2018

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Clay Travis’ 2018 Bowl Gambling Picks (Outkick) We’re going 18-0, kids. Here we go starting with games played today… Justin Herbert’s Decision To Stay In School Means NFL’s 2019 QB Draft Class Will Be Thin (Yahoo Sports) If you’re an NFL team that needs a quarterback and planned to find one in the 2019 draft, good luck. Dow… Read more »

Backing Browns & Niners in Week 17 Upset Alert

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The NFL regular season is nearly a wrap, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t find a pair of live underdogs, so let’s get to cashing in our Week 17 Upset Alert   Cleveland (7-7-1 SU, 9-6 ATS) at Baltimore (9-6 SU, 8-7 ATS) – Sunday, 4:25 PM ET The best online sportsbooks, found over at… Read more »

Here’s Why Irish & Tide Will Meet in CFP Title Game

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Alabama is the top-ranked team in the nation – again – and will be playing No. 4 Oklahoma in the College Football Playoff on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN in the Orange Bowl, so make sure you clear your Saturday night itinerary. The Tide comes into this one with a head of steam… Read more »