The Daily Outkick: Thursday, July 11, 2019

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The Federer, Nadal, Djokovic Era At Wimbledon Isn’t Over Yet As All Three Advance (Washington Post) Despite competing against one another for 15 years, Federer and Nadal have met only three times on grass — each a Wimbledon final. AOC Ups Ante In Feud With Pelosi (Fox News) Pelosi told the New York Times: “All… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the equal pay debate, specifically as it relates to the ridiculousness surrounding the US Women’s Soccer team and soccer player Megan Rapinoe’s feud with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. Clay added that “just because you have the same job as someone else doesn’t mean an… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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American League Holds Off The National League To Win Its 7th Straight All-Star Game (SI) It wasn’t as thrilling as Monday’s Home Run Derby, but the 2019 All-Star Game did exactly what it was supposed to do—showcase the best of baseball. Trump Barred Jeffrey Epstein From Mar-a-Lago Over Sex Assault: Court Docs (New York Post)… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday and I’m flying back across the country after over a week in LA for the conclusion of season one of Lock It In and I’ve got my fingers crossed that the plane wifi is going to work. So here we go, hopefully. As always send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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Pete Alonso’s Endless Enthusiasm Leads To Home Run Derby Win (New York Times) Guerrero hit 91 homers over the three rounds of the derby, but Alonso outlasted him in the final. Why Eric Swalwell’s Campaign Failed (538) Three months after entering the presidential race, Eric Swalwell has announced that he is dropping out to focus… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 8, 2019

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NBA (Free Agent) Action Is Fantastic (Outkick) Kawhi Leonard is heading to the Los Angeles Clippers and he is bringing Paul George with him. Jeffrey Epstein Is Accused Of Luring Girls To His Manhattan Mansion And Abusing Them (New York Times) The billionaire financier is charged with running a sex-trafficking operation that brought dozens of… Read more »

NBA (Free Agent) Action Is Fantastic

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“Nobody knows anything,” William Goldman, legendary Los Angeles screenwriter, who died in November of 2018, explaining the movie business. (And also, it turns out, the basketball business).  … On Friday night around 8:20 pacific the biggest earthquake to hit Los Angeles in 25 years shook the city of angels, but the epicenter of the quake… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, July 5, 2019

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What To Watch In The USA-Netherlands World Cup Final (The Ringer) The Dutch are one of the best attacking teams in the world, but their open style of play could leave them vulnerable against an American team with superior talent. Cruz Adds Context After Kaepernick Quotes From Frederick Douglass ‘Fourth Of July’ Speech (Fox News)… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, July 4, 2019

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Kawhi Leonard Is Now On The Clock With Free-agency Meetings Likely Behind Him (LA Times) There hasn’t been an “on-the-record” update on the proceedings since Magic Johnson said he had spoken to Leonard on Sunday. The Perils Of Empire (Washington Post) America’s rise and the British Empire’s decline are of a piece. What does that… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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Angels Return To The Field, Bearing Grief For Tyler Skaggs ‘Like A Punch To The Heart’ (New York Times) The Los Angeles Angels chose to get back on the diamond to play the Texas Rangers, and to cope, a day after Skaggs was found dead in the team hotel. Nike Defends Pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ Shoe… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the insanity surrounding Nike, Colin Kaepernick, and some patriotic shoes featuring the Betsy Ross version of the American flag. Clay Travis talked about the “nonsensical cancel culture” that is sweeping the American culture, and shared a relevant history lesson and mentioned how ridiculous the “woke culture” really is.… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to sweep you away from work. (Ah, hell, who I am kidding. All of you bastards already took off for the 4th of July already and are probably reading this at the beach). If you haven’t already please check out my new podcast exclusive interview series, Wins and… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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Tyler Skaggs, Angels Pitcher, Found Dead At 27 (New York Times) Skaggs was found dead Monday in a room at a team hotel, according to the authorities in Texas, where the Angels were scheduled to play the Rangers. Nike Nixes ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneaker After Colin Kaepernick Intervenes (Wall Street Journal) Sneaker maker pulls Independence… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, July 1, 2019

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Kawhi Leonard Has A Monumental Decision To Make (The Ringer) The Finals MVP could stay in Toronto or join the Clippers and make the 2019-20 season one of the most wide-open title races in recent league history. Or he could choose the Lakers and end the title race before the season even begins. Trump Says… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s a summer Friday. rejoice! If you haven’t already please go check out my new long form conversation podcast called “Wins and Losses.” This week’s guest is Paul Finebaum. The first four guests on the show are Jason Whitlock, Shannon Terry, Greg Sankey and Mike Leach.  Trust me on this, if you like the mailbag… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, June 28, 2019

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The Lakers Have Money. Now They Have To Spend Wisely. (Wall Street Journal) What’s the smartest way to build a champion in today’s NBA: talent or fit? Biden Abruptly Ends Answer On Civil Rights Record After Harris Pummeling (Fox News) The former VP was slammed on the debate stage Thursday night, particularly by Harris who… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Thursday, June 27, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the Lakers trade with the Pelicans for Anthony Davis and the Lakers’ financial strategy involving Space Jam 2; a strategy Clay accurately predicted long before it took place. Clay also commented on Vanderbilt’s victory over Michigan last night to win the 2019 College World Series. It is… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, June 27, 2019

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Three Years After Devastating Death Of Teammate, Vanderbilt Comes ‘Full Circle’ With College World Series Title (NCAA) If you want to know what the glory of Wednesday night meant to the Commodores, start with their feelings about Donny Everett, who wasn’t here. And the father and mother, who were. What Went Down On Night One… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the decidedly un-American reaction by US women’s soccer player, Megan Rapinoe, who, as team captain, embarrassed the United States by dropping an f-bomb in an interview related to visiting the White House following a potential World Cup win. Clay Travis then mentioned Game 1 of the College… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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College World Series: Kumar Rocker Saves Vanderbilt Again, Forces Winner-Take-All National Title Game (The Tennessean) The Commodores beat Michigan 4-1 in Game 2 of the best-of-three national championship series Tuesday to force a winner-take-all title game. The Cost Of An Ad-Free Internet: $35 More Per Month (Recode) A new bill would tell you how much… Read more »