Tom Petty Made Life Better

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You have yours, because we ALL have one. My own tale is incredibly special to me. Again, as I said about Bobby Heenan, I’m not someone that will lay out Petty’s iconic four decade career in the same way someone like Steven Hyden would, so I urge you to read his piece over at UPROXX.… Read more »

BetOnline Odds On Who Will Replace Butch Jones at Tennessee

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Earlier this morning I gave you my top six candidates for the Tennessee coaching job in order and explained the moves I would make in this job search. Those were: 1. Chip Kelly 2. Bob Stoops 3. Bobby Petrino 4. Jeff Brohm 5. Mike Leach 6. Jim Bob Cooter Well now the guys at Bet… Read more »

Starting 11: Bama and Clemson Distance Themselves

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We just finished September and amazingly the college football regular season is nearly halfway over. That’s just brutal. We need to build in a couple more bye weeks for each team and start college football in mid-August. As is, the season is way too short. Our top four playoff teams here at Outkick, if the… Read more »

Outkick’s Top Ten For Week 5 2017

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Today is the last day of September yet somehow we’re already nearly halfway through the college football season. That’s brutal. While other sports like the NBA, Major League Baseball and the NHL never seem to end, college football has the shortest season and the longest offseason of any major American sport. So we have to… Read more »

Las Vegas Police Prove Michael Bennett Lied About Racism Charges

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Back on September 7th I was the only person brave enough to point out something important — Michael Bennett was lying about most of the claims of racism he had levied against Las Vegas police. As the rest of the sports media fell all over themselves to condemn the Las Vegas police, I actually reviewed… Read more »

Politico Outkick Fabrication Speaks Volumes

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Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Jason Martin. I’m a 38-year-old single (hopefully not for much longer, but it’s in God’s hands) conservative male with some libertarian leanings. I was raised in first the Methodist, but later the Baptist church, and I was blessed with the two best parents anyone could ever hope to have.… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It has been a busy week for Outkick, the most listened to and downloaded week in the history of the site, so thanks for that. This month has also been the most listened to, read, watched and consumed month in the history of Outkick. So everything has been a total whirlwind. This morning that continued… Read more »

Make Your Week 5 Outkick Picks

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My Outkick Pickers did a better job in Week 4. Nobody was a perfect 10-for-10, but six players went 9-for-10, and are getting a free t-shirt from yours truly. Shout out to the winners: MK, Jon, Charles, Sam, Brady and Seth. Nice job. One item worth noting: somehow, four pickers missed every single pick. This… Read more »

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten

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BY TODD FUHRMAN Well, we would like to welcome Alabama back to top-flight college football after a two-week mountain west interlude.  At least for another week the Crimson Tide silenced any detractors with their systematic destruction of an upstart Vanderbilt team; reaffirming their rightful place atop the Bet The Board pecking order.  Meanwhile, Clemson looked like an average football team… Read more »

Outkick’s Gambling Picks For Week 5 2017

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No need to sugarcoat things — the last two weeks have not been good. We went 5-8 (I gave out an Outkick VIP pick on Western Kentucky to our members on Saturday afternoon on the message board) and our record is now 27-23 on the season, 54% winners on the year. These are the times… Read more »

This Is Us: Season 2, Episode 1 Review

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THIS IS US: SEASON 2, EPISODE 1: A FATHER’S ADVICE Things not said Advice Not given Envelopes unstamped Regrets Enveloping me Is it easier there I wonder I ponder I guess Yes, I guess Yes. – William Hill (Poems For My Son) Often, life is about its punctures, its pushes, and its peculiarities. The world… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. As always, the anonymous mailbag is brought to you by the fine folks at TheHomeLoanExpert.com. If you need a mortgage, are shopping for a new home and want to prequalify, or have a mortgage rate in the 4’s or higher you need to refi with them. Plus, you… Read more »

ESPN Loses Nearly 7000 Subscribers A Day As Football Season Arrives

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Today Nielsen released estimates for cable and satellite subscribers in October of 2017. And the picture was not pretty for ESPN. In a month — September — when sports cable channels typically roll up new subscribers thanks to the return of football season, ESPN lost nearly 7,000 subscribers a day, shedding 203,000 households in September… Read more »

Starting 11: Poor Kentucky Fans Edition

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I was at a wedding in Chicago on Saturday night as the Florida-Kentucky game came to a close. The maid of honor and best man were in the middle of their speeches and a group of eight Vandy Law grads were gathered around a single phone watching the game stream down its final seconds. (The… Read more »

Outkick’s Top Ten For Week 4 2017

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Sadly, we are now a fourth of the way through the 2017 college football season. I know, it’s unbelievable how long the offseason for college football is and then how quickly it vanishes once the season is here. It’s also pretty unbelievable how difficult it has already become to even find ten teams deserving of… Read more »

Donald Trump Tees Off on NFL Protests

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Last night at a political rally in Alabama, Donald Trump teed off on NFL protests stating, “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He’s fired! He’s fired!” The left wing sports media has,… Read more »