The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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College Football Playoff Rankings: Michigan Slides Into No. 4 Spot, LSU Avoids Major Fall (CBS Sports) A new set of College Football Playoff Rankings is out from the CFP Selection Committee, and there was very little drama this week. The top six were pretty obvious after the results of last week. James Conner Has Been Better… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to distract you from all your work or school related obligations. Plus, given the fact that it’s election day again, you probably need an escape from all of that. Voila, the anonymous mailbag is here to save you. If you want an autographed copy of the book you get… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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Forget Jerry, ‘Dumb and Dumber’ is Jason Garrett and Dak Prescott (Fort Worth Star Telegram) Please, on this election day, do not waste your time campaigning that either of these men deserve to drink from anything other than a keg of mockery and ridicule after their dynamically dreadful performance on Monday night. Mariota, Titans Shine in… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, November 5, 2018

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Starting 11: Alabama and Georgia Establish Dominance Edition (Outkick) Clay’s playoff four, SEC power rankings 1-14, national top ten, and through nine games is Alabama the greatest college football team ever? ESPN Apologizes After James Carville Suggests a Pro-Alabama SEC Conspiracy on ‘GameDay’(Yahoo Sports) An ESPN source told Yahoo Sports that the network issued the apology because… Read more »

Starting 11: Alabama and Georgia Establish Dominance Edition

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We entered the first weekend of November with substantial uncertainty in the SEC — by the end of the day there was none — Alabama and Georgia were headed to Atlanta to meet for the SEC title after road beatdowns of LSU and Kentucky, respectively. I hope you listened to me and made some money… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice! Let’s dive right into the mailbag which is focused on a mass shooting and the college football playoff. Really. Joel writes: “I’m a fan of your work and philosophy. I’m a Jewish male living in a mid size city in the southwest and was interested in your take on something I’ve observed… Read more »

Fading Buffalo Makes Us ‘Bills’ in Our Week 9 Confidence Pool

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We correctly picked 11 of the 14 Confidence Pool winners in Week 8 with the Lions as the biggest disappointment at No. 8, but we didn’t see another loser until the bottom two picks. Let’s see what Week 9 brings where we rate our most confident straight-up pick (13) (six teams on a bye) all… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, November 2, 2018

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3 Games This Week Could Tell Us Who Will Make The College Football Playoff (538) There may be no more pivotal slate of games this season than that of Week 10, with three games on the Nov. 3 docket with critical consequences for the College Football Playoff. Have Jon Gruden’s Raiders Given Up On Him? (Mercury… Read more »

Steelers & Bucs Featured In Week 9 Upset Alert

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We did the splits last week when the Dolphins flamed on Thursday night, but then we bounced right back with an underdog we absolutely loved as the Packers covered the number against the Rams and nearly won the game outright! Let’s sweep in Week 9 and crush our bookmakers. Steelers at Ravens – Sunday, 1:00… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten For Week 10 2018

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By Todd Fuhrman It’s time to separate the pretenders from the contenders this coming Saturday after the first college football playoff rankings were revealed., Whether your spending the weekend watching Penn State/Michigan, Georgia/Kentucky, Notre Dame/Northwestern, or LSU/Alabama the national landscape will continue to take shape.  There was minimal movement in our Bet the Board Top 10 week… Read more »

Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 10 2018

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Happy Halloween! What better way to celebrate than with 12 treats to delight your bank accounts? Last week we went 4-6, running our season total to 59-48, which is a 55% winning percentage on the year. That’s still a very good percentage but my goal is, as always, to hit 60% winners. That’s an incredibly… Read more »

CBS’s SEC Deal Was A Steal: What Happens Next?

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On Saturday CBS Sports will air two top ten SEC games, #6 Georgia at #9 Kentucky at 3:30 et and #1 Alabama at #3 LSU at 8 et, as part of its multi-year agreement to carry the SEC’s top weekly games on CBS. The Alabama at LSU game will probably be the most viewed so far… Read more »

Best Thing For SEC Is LSU To Upset Alabama

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LSU checked in at around No. 25 in most of the preseason polls but here they are, as the fourth-ranked team in the nation, going toe-to-toe with Alabama this weekend in what could prove to be their ticket to the College Football Playoff. Of course, the winning can’t stop there for the Tigers as they… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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College Football Playoff Rankings: Alabama Opens at No. 1 With Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame In (CBS Sports) The first College Football Playoff Rankings for the 2018 season are out, and there were a lot of close decisions to sort through. First College Football Playoff Rankings: No Surprises but a Few Conundrums (New York Times) The College Football… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to distract you from all your work or school related obligations. If you want an autographed copy of the book — I won’t be able to do as many public book signings as I would like because my radio and TV obligations make travel difficult now — you get… Read more »

Make Your Week 10 Outkick Picks

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Ready to win big? Play here! No perfect scores again this week, but we had twelve users go 9-10 which is still an improvement over last week. As tough matchups and pressures mount, perfect scores will be far more elusive. This week would be an insane one to pull off 10-10. The leaderboard remains extremely… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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Browns Needed to Fire Hue Jackson and Todd Haley to Save Baker Mayfield (BR) Jackson, who the Browns fired Monday after he amassed a 3-36-1 record in Cleveland, did care about winning games. But he cared only in the abstract sense that winning games was the most direct means of accomplishing his real goal: making sure… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, October 29, 2018

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Starting 11: The Calm Before the Playoff Storm Edition (Outkick) My playoff four, the @outkick national top 10, & my SEC power rankings 1-14. The Starting 11 is here. Red Sox Can Stake Claim as One of the Greatest Teams in Baseball History (Boston Globe) The 2018 baseball season is over and the Boston Red Sox are… Read more »

Starting 11: The Calm Before the Playoff Storm Edition

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We’ve now completed the ninth week of the college football season and I think we have a fairly easy playoff rundown as we prepare to enter November. I have Alabama, Notre Dame, LSU, and Clemson as my top four playoff teams. Then I’ve got Michigan, Georgia, and Oklahoma lurking just behind those playoff teams. After… Read more »