The Daily Outkick: Monday, February 10, 2020

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XFL Week 1 Winners And Losers: Inaugural Weekend Good For TV Networks, Gamblers (USA Today) All eight teams in the league played this weekend with two games Saturday and two Sunday. Trump To Propose $4.8 Trillion Budget With Big Safety-Net Cuts (Wall Street Journal) White House boosts funds for military, veterans and aims to reduce… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Friday, February 7, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the ramifications of the NBA trade-deadline, the ongoing struggles the NBA has with television ratings, his 13 teams that could contend for a college football national title in 2020, the kickoff of the XFL season on Saturday, James Carville’s recent comments about the far-left, the debacle in… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice! Here in Nashville they shut down schools because of the flu and we also got snow. So we’re in the midst of a #flusnow combo that makes the coronavirus in China seem like a hangnail. Pray for the city. (And me because as I’m writing my nine and 12 year old sons… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, February 7, 2020

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Grading Every Team At The NBA Trade Deadline (The Ringer) Who made all the right moves before Thursday’s buzzer? Who managed to do worse than the Kings? We evaluated every team’s action or inaction. Trump Denounces Impeachment, Saying He ‘Went Through Hell’ (Wall Street Journal) President calls top Democrats ‘very evil and sick people’ a… Read more »

Who Can Win a National Title In 2020?

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Since 1996 every team that has won an undisputed national title except for Oklahoma in 2000 has had at least two top ten national recruiting classes in the four years before a title. So while signing a top ten recruiting class doesn’t guarantee that you’re going to win a national title — indeed, there are… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, February 6, 2020

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The Mookie Betts Trade Is Unprecedented In Baseball History (The Ringer) No one this young and this good has ever been traded. Senate Acquits Trump On Both Impeachment Articles (Wall Street Journal) The Senate vote to acquit marked a clear victory for the president, underscoring his primacy in the GOP and the end to a… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the Mookie Betts and David Price trade acquisition by the LA Dodgers from the Boston Red Sox, the NBA trade which dealt Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks from the Houston Rockets, the Georgia Bulldogs and their second recruiting national championship in three years, and the purchase of The… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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Column: Dodgers Are Finally In It To Win It (L.A. Times) The Dodgers acquire former American League MVP Mookie Betts and expensively aging pitcher David Price from the Boston Red Sox. Trump Takes On ‘Radical Left’ In Defiant And Dramatic State Of The Union Address; Pelosi Rips Up Speech (Fox News) President Trump went on… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the resignation of Michigan State football coach Mike Dantonio, the resignation of Vanderbilt AD Malcom Turner, the Iowa Caucus debacle, the Jacksonville Jaguars and their two back-to-back games scheduled in London for the 2020 season, and the latest news from the transfer portal with KJ Costello making… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to rescue you from your work or school doldrums. As always you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. With that in mind, here we go: “I want your thoughts on the Superbowl halftime show.  Everyone on my Twitter timeline is absolutely praising it, particularly… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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The Sports Gambling Gold Rush Is Here (Outkick) This is just the start of a sports media revolution that many still don’t even realize we’re undergoing. Iowa Caucus Results Delayed Amid Counting Issues (Wall Street Journal) Results delayed amid ‘inconsistencies in the reporting.’ Patrick Mahomes And Andy Reid Fulfilled Their Super Bowl Destiny—and They’re Only… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Monday, February 3, 2020

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed yesterday’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. Clay took an in-depth look at all facets of the game including the electric halftime show featuring Shakira and JLo. Clay also predicted Bernie Sanders would win tonight’s Iowa caucus.

The Sports Gambling Gold Rush Is Here

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Late Saturday night I got back from Miami, where I spent a week doing daily TV shows for FS1 and daily radio from radio row. On Saturday “Lock It In” became the first sports gambling TV show to air on a broadcast network. This comes a year after we did “Lock It In” live from… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, February 3, 2020

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Patrick Mahomes Is Here, And Here To Stay (SI) It wasn’t a flashy win for the Chiefs, but they were able to leave Super Bowl LIV victorious thanks to their 24-year-old QB who is becoming the face of the league. Wuhan Coronavirus Looks Increasingly Like A Pandemic, Experts Say (New York Times) Rapidly rising caseloads… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and I just finished a fifth straight day of radio row in Miami — 15 hours of live radio over those five days — and I’m back in the hotel room gearing up for our “Lock It In” TV show, which will air this afternoon. Then we have a special Saturday edition of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 31, 2020

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Andy Reid’s Beautiful Mind (The Ringer) The Kansas City coach continues to push the limits of what is possible offensively on a football field. Trump Trial Could End Soon; Alexander Says No To Witnesses (AP) Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee declared late Thursday night he will oppose calling more witnesses in President Donald Trump’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 30, 2020

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How The 49ers Built Their Defensive Line—and How It Could Wreck The Chiefs (The Ringer) It goes deeper than adding Nick Bosa and Dee Ford in the offseason. Trump Defense: Ukraine ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Not Impeachable (AP) Trump’s defenders relied on retired professor Alan Dershowitz, a member of their team, who told senators that every… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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Super Bowl 54 By The Numbers: 20 Stats That Explain The 49ers-Chiefs Matchup (For The Win) The Chiefs offense and 49ers defense will grab most of the headlines, but we have a fascinating matchup on the other side of the ball, as well. GOP Develops Aggressive ‘Plan B’ In Impeachment Trial, As Several Dems Appear… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. I’m down in Miami this week for the Super Bowl so I’m writing this after rushing back over from radio row and before I leave to do TV down on the beach at the incredible four block Fox Sports Super Bowl TV set. So it’s a bit of… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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The 9 Victims Of The Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant (New York Times) A college baseball coach. A pilot with years of experience. Young basketball players and their parents. Here is what we know about everyone on board. The Controversy Over A Washington Post Reporter’s Kobe Bryant Tweets, Explained (Vox) The controversy over bringing… Read more »