College Football Narrative Watch- Week 1

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(Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Week one was the launchpad for so many of the narratives that will shape the entire college football season. There is only one place dedicated to tracking and analyzing all of the most important narratives filtering throughout college football: The College Football Narrative Watch. Each week, the College Football Narrative Watch… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. Own a home but also have too much credit card debt? Go to their website today and by this time next week your credit card debt can be wiped out and you… Read more »

Nike Stock Loses Billions in Market Cap After Debuting Colin Kaepernick Ad

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Yesterday Nike made the disastrous decision to pay Colin Kaepernick millions of dollars a year to be a spokesperson for the brand. Hey @nike “sacrificing everything” to “believe in something” is dying while serving your country to defend all our freedoms. It isn’t getting paid millions to star in your advertising campaign. Pathetic. pic.twitter.com/4TDv5IQJQd —… Read more »

Outkick’s Top Ten For Week 1 2018

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Rejoice, college football has returned. And while I know there are still two big games to be played before week one is complete — Miami-LSU and Virginia Tech at Florida State — I wanted to go ahead and post our weekly top ten based on the games we’ve seen so far on Thursday, Friday, and… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten

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By Todd Fuhrman College football season is officially here, but the more things change the more they stay the damn same.  Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Clemson sits atop our Vegas Top 10 touting a ferocious front 7 and high-end talent at almost every position on the field (get it together secondary).  Given the depth at… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and the first true college football Saturday of the year is tomorrow morning. I’m positively giddy about that, but I’m also rushing through the Friday mailbag so I can get it posted and get the boys down to the beach for the day. In the meantime, Outkick VIP is $99 and you get… Read more »

NFL Preseason Records: Do They Matter? (Yes & No)

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Do NFL preseason records give any indication as to how the teams will fare when the games begin for real? Let’s take a look at some examples and see if there’s anything to glean as the NFL season looms. Flawless Preseasons but Winless Regular Seasons In the 2017 preseason, the Cleveland Browns gave hope to… Read more »

Browns’ Jackson, Bucs’ Koetter May Want To Get Resumes Ready

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The NFL season is looming, yet there are rumors already swirling about which head coach will be the first to feel the sting of the blade. Let’s check out the leading candidates to join the unemployment line and their accompanying odds from Sportsbook Review. Hue Jackson is next head coach fired (+425) Any other NFL… Read more »

Outkick Gambling Picks Week One 2018 & New FS1 Gambling Show

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College football is back! I can’t tell you how excited I am by this fact. And with the return of college football brings the glorious return of the Outkick weekly gambling picks. Now, the haters out there are going to point out that last year’s picks finished at 49%, but this is the sixth straight… Read more »

Washington-Auburn: High-Stakes Marquee Matchup in Week 1

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On the first “real” Saturday of this college football season, the marquee matchup is No. 6 Washington versus No. 9 Auburn from Atlanta, and the stakes are huge if either is to compete for a spot in the College Football Playoff. Washington vs. Auburn – 3:30 PM ET (ABC) This is a neutral site affair… Read more »

Introduction to The College Football Narrative Watch

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(Photo credit: USA TODAY) College football is a mixture of narratives.  It is a hodge podge of storylines that can be eliminated or magnified based on the result of one single game or play.  One week, a narrative can be featured as the next big idea, the next week it could be erased from memory. For… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to strip away all of your work productivity. The anonymous mailbag is brought to you by my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert. Own a home but also have too much credit card debt? Go to their website today and by this time next week your… Read more »

ESPN Questions Tiger’s Blackness, Calls Him Stupid For Not Ripping Trump

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Yesterday ESPN’s First Take debated Tiger Woods’s statements about Donald Trump and respecting the office of the presidency. Those statements were as follows. Here’s MSESPN sports media trying to drag @TigerWoods into politics by attacking his relationship with @realDonaldTrump. This is what athletes deal with all the time now, left wing sports media trying to… Read more »

ESPN Cuts Ties with Jemele Hill, Demotes Michelle Beadle

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ESPN’s new programming strategy seems clear now — whatever decision former ESPN president John Skipper made, do the opposite. Yep, ESPN is going full George Costanza now, doing the exact opposite of what would have been done before. On Friday afternoon — the typical time to drop news that isn’t favorable — two big stories… Read more »

My One Hour Interview With Ben Shapiro

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I know many of you are Ben Shapiro fans. I am as well. We don’t agree on every single issue, but I appreciate the way he also cuts to the heart of the issue and attacks unfair and biased news coverage. On Sunday we sat down for an extended, hour long conversation on sports, media,… Read more »

On the Urban Meyer and Ohio State Disgrace

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Anyone who was familiar with Urban Meyer’s tenure with the Florida Gators knew that he was a liar who cared about winning football games more than he cared about anything else in his life. The most grating thing about Meyer has never been his wins, it’s his insistence that he was doing it the right… Read more »

Titans Player Props: Mariota for MVP?

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Wagering on NFL games is just one aspect of sports betting because Vegas and the online sportsbooks offer hundreds of player props for the upcoming season. Let’s take a look at a few being dealt on two stars of the Tennessee Titans. Derrick Henry – Total Rushing Yards 2018 Over 874½ Yards                    -135     Under 874½… Read more »

Notre Dame Preview: Will the Irish Fight Again This Season?

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Notre Dame rebounded in a big way off of a dismal 2016 campaign to post a 10-3 mark last season and end the year as the No. 11 team in the nation. Let’s check out their prospects for the upcoming season and what the oddsmakers are dealing on the Irish. Building Off a Cinderella Season… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. I’m out in LA for the rest of this week so I won’t be on the radio. I’ll have good news from out here soon, but in the meantime, I’m recording Ben Shapiro’s podcast with him today. I’m really looking forward to that, should be a lot of… Read more »