NFL MVP Odds Are Out

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It’s still over two months until the NFL season kicks off, but that doesn’t mean that our friends at OddsShark aren’t already cranking on gambling odds you can use — who will be the NFL MVP? They also, amazingly, have odds up on whether O.J. Simpson will be granted parole this year. I’ve eliminated all… Read more »

REVIEW – Fargo: Season 3 Finale

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FARGO REVIEW: YEAR 3 FINALE: SOMEBODY TO LOVE Are you familiar with the Russian saying, “The past is predictable?” – V.M. Varga I’m pretty sure you made that up. – Gloria Burgle Possibly, but which of us can say with certainty what has occurred – actually occurred – and what is simply rumor, misinformation, opinion?… Read more »

The Cavs Should Trade LeBron James

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As the NBA’s crazy offseason unspools around us — an offseason that has been way more entertaining than the entire season, by the way — much of the talk has centered around the necessity that the Indiana Pacers trade Paul George lest they, like Oklahoma City with Kevin Durant in 2016, be left with nothing… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. As always, send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. But before we get to the anonymous mailbag, if you need an affordable place to stay at Disney World, in Hawaii, or at countless other destinations, check out magicalrealty.com. You can also email them direct at info@magicalrealty.com… Read more »

Colin Kaepernick Compares Modern Day Police To Slave Catchers

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I’m no expert on political stances that unemployed NFL quarterbacks should embrace on Twitter to ensure that they have a chance to play in the league again, but comparing modern day police officers to slave catchers probably isn’t helpful. Yet that’s exactly what Colin Kaepernick did yesterday in the wake of a jury verdict he… Read more »

ESPN Promotes Boss Who Hates Donald Trump To Number Two In Company

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This morning ESPN announced that Connor Schell, newly promoted, would be the new second most powerful man in the company behind head boss John Skipper. Within a few minutes of that announcement conservative ESPN employees were sending me messages asking me to check out Connor Schell’s Tweets from back during the election. And I know… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, time for the mailbag. But first I want to encourage you guys to subscribe to the Outkick the Coverage morning radio show and Outkick the Show afternoon podcasts. We’re going to hit over a million downloads on these shows this month — that’s just audio, it doesn’t count the millions more listening or watching… Read more »

NBA Viewership Hits Five Year Low; How Does League Fix Problem?

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There have been many words written and spoken about whether or not superteams are good for the NBA, but there has been relatively little data actually utilized to see what ratings suggest. That all changed yesterday when my guy Michael Mulvihill at Fox tweeted viewership data showing the NBA hit a five year low in… Read more »

ATX Television Festival: Saturday Diary

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ATX Day 3 and 4 were absolutely loaded, and we were there for all of it. There’s a lot to get to today, almost 5000 words worth, so let’s jump right in and dispense with the usual pleasantries. Enjoy! THE AMERICANS Here’s what we didn’t learn about The Americans from showrunners and co-creators Joe Weisberg and… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the best article on the Internet every week — the anonymous mailbag. As always send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Before you get rolling with the anonymous mailbag today, how about finding a great, affordable place to stay at Disney World and other vacation destinations. Check out magicalrealty.com… Read more »

In Defense of My Preds Game Outfit

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Last night I went to the Preds game and I wore a polo, jeans, and some tennis shoes and based on the social media reaction you would think I showed up in a male romper. The responses were brutal, my shirt, my shoes, my pants were all savaged online. If you want to hear all… Read more »

Preds Got Screwed Last Night

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I know all of you are thinking, I can’t wait for noted hockey expert Clay Travis to break down the technicalities of why the Nashville Predator goal early in the second quarter didn’t count last night — so here I am. Just a regular Gordie Fucking Howe reincarnated to make sense of this huge mess.… Read more »

ATX Television Festival: Friday Diary

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This is Outkick’s second year covering the annual ATX Television Festival in Austin, and somehow, our schedule was even busier this time around. Friday was packed full of events, so much so that I never had an opportunity to stop for lunch. Two popsicles were all that stood between me and a very unhappy stomach.… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and I’m rushing through the mailbag this morning because I’m out in LA meeting with radio show advertisers today. Speaking of advertisers, check out my friends at Magical Realty if you need an affordable place to stay near Disney World or anywhere else you might go on vacation.  For those of you who… Read more »

Bob Stoops Retiring at Oklahoma; Lincoln Riley New Coach

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Wow, just a casual college football bomb dropped right into a casual Wednesday in June. I have several thoughts on this, but if you want to see me react to the news live on our daily Outkick Show, check it out below: Bob Stoops news broke live during @outkick. Go watch it. My jaw literally… Read more »

REVIEW – Fargo: Year 3, Episode 8

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FARGO: YEAR 3, EPISODE 8: WHO RULES THE LAND OF DENIAL? Though thou exalt thyself like the eagle, though thou make thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, sayeth the lord. – Paul Marrane Tonight, Fargo upended expectation and took the audience on an intense, nasty trip through the snowy Minnesota… Read more »

$50k To Colin Kaepernick’s Charity if Shaun King Is 25% Black

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Shaun King, a writer for the New York Daily News, has made a career out of being a “social justice activist” and yesterday he announced he was boycotting the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s continued unemployment. King attributed the fact that Colin Kaepernick is not employed to the NFL’s “blatant bigotry and anti-blackness.” I responded to… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. As always, send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Before we get rolling there, we have a new advertiser on Outkick, go check out Magical Realty if you’re looking for a great deal on places to stay near Disney World or anywhere beyond on your next… Read more »