The Daily Outkick: Monday, May 27, 2019

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With Kawhi Leonard, The Raptors Find Success That Endures (New York Times) In his first season in Toronto, Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors where they’ve never been before: the N.B.A. finals. Honor Those Who Sacrificed Their All — And Our Living Veterans (The Hill) “The freedoms we celebrate on Independence Day were made possible by… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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Happy Memorial Day weekend! If you’re going to be on the road this holiday season, make sure you download my new podcast exclusive once a week show called “Wins and Losses With Clay Travis,” where I have an in-depth conversation with one person each week. This week’s guest is Jason Whitlock from FS1’s Speak For… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, May 24, 2019

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Kawhi Was The Best Player On The Court In One Of The Biggest Wins In Raptors History (The Ringer) Toronto won Game 5 of the East finals, and is now one win away from its first NBA Finals, because Leonard performed like the best player in the game, the series, and the conference. Harvey Weinstein… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, May 23, 2019

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NFL Reduces Single-headers, Moves Back Sunday Divisional Playoff Game Times, Cuts Number Of Super Bowl Ad Breaks (Awful Announcing) Divisional playoff games on Sunday will now start at 3 p.m. Eastern and 6:30 p.m. Eastern, the same times as the conference championship games. Avenatti Charged With Stealing Money Owed To Stormy Daniels (Wall Street Journal)… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the following topics: Raptors crush Bucks, Drake massages coach, Blues to SCF, Juwan Howard to UM, Aaron Rodgers GOT take, Hi Jemele!

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Raptors Rout Bucks To Tie Up East Finals (Yahoo! Sports) The Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals with a 120-102 victory on Tuesday. Online Ads Can Be Targeted Based On Your Emotions (Vox) Brands that want to reach women, for example, are buying ads on sad New York Times articles. Blues Fans Refused To… Read more »

Outkick the Show: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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On today’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed the following topics: Warriors dominate, NBA ratings tank without LeBron, ESPN prez disavows WokeCenter, Nashville church shooting, Schwarber Wrigley ban?, Arnold dropkick.

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to get rolling and rescue you from work and school. As always you can send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Here we go: “I’m 19 years old. My dad is 45. My dad took a 23 and Me gene test and found that he shares… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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The Warriors Are Still The Comeback Kids (The Ringer) Even the game of Meyers Leonard’s life couldn’t keep the Blazers from getting swept. Nashville Church ‘Shooter’ Wanted To Kill ‘a Minimum Of 10 White Churchgoers’ (New York Post) The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, May 20, 2019

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Game Of Thrones: Series Finale Reaction (Outkick) Clay Travis breaks down the series finale of Game of Thrones. Is Brooks Koepka Golf’s New King? His Competition Would Like A Word (New York Times) Brooks Koepka has won four of the last eight majors he has played, but he is not nearly as dominant in other… Read more »

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 6: Series Finale

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That. Was. Awful. In the end, we’re left with the most useless character on the show as king and a series finale that felt like an advertisement for a reboot when HBO has been unable to create any additional hit shows of this magnitude for a decade. Then this conversation between Jon Snow and Tyrion… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, time for the Outkick mailbag. Want to let you know about our new tshirts that mock the Cubs response to an okay hand gesture. I sure would hate to see a ton of these show up at Wrigley Field. You can buy yours here.  Okay, here we go: Andrew writes: “As the finale… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, May 17, 2019

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The Warriors Are Taking It Back To 2015, And The Blazers Can’t Do Anything To Stop It (The Ringer) On the backs of vintage performances from Steph Curry and Draymond Green, the Warriors stole a game they seemed destined to lose Man In Country Illegally Charged With 11 Murders In Texas (AP) 46-year-old Billy Chemirmir has… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Brook Lopez’s Playoff Career-High 29 Points Boost Bucks Past Raptors (SI) Lopez was the team’s leading scorer, and kept the Bucks alive long enough for them to ultimately take over down the stretch. Colorado School Shooting Suspects Will Both Be Tried As Adults (Washington Post) Prosecutors have charged two suspects in the STEM charter school… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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2019 N.B.A. Draft Lottery: Pelicans Win No. 1 Pick, And The Right To Select Zion Williamson (New York Times) “The biggest challenge is just trying to live up to everyone’s expectations,” Duke’s Zion Williamson said before the N.B.A.’s draft lottery on Tuesday. Facebook, Under Pressure Over Terrorist Content, Restricts Live Streaming (Wall Street Journal) Facebook’s… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to come and rescue you from your work and school doldrums. As always, send your anonymous mailbag questions to claytravis@gmail.com, anonymity guaranteed. Here we go: “My son, who is 26, went to a restaurant with several friends for brunch a few weeks ago.  The restaurant prominently features unlimited… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

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Robert Kraft Wins Critical Ruling: Video Evidence Is Thrown Out (New York Times) Patriots owner Robert Kraft all but defeated two charges of solicitation of prostitution when a Florida county judge on Monday threw out key evidence obtained in surveillance videos and a traffic stop. Actress Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty For Her Role In College… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, May 13, 2019

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Game of Thrones Season Eight, Episode 5 (Outkick) As we sat down to watch the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones season eight, I couldn’t help but wonder, could this be it for one, or both, of the two most famous mothers on this show — Daenerys Targaryen or Cersei Lannister? ‘This One Hurts’: Rockets… Read more »

Game of Thrones Season Eight, Episode 5

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Five years ago on Father’s Day Tyrion Lannister killed his father, Tywin Lannister, on Father’s Day. As we sat down to watch the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones season eight, I couldn’t help but wonder, could this be it for one, or both, of the two most famous mothers on this show — Daenerys… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. I had an awesome time at the Regions ProAm down in Birmingham on Wednesday. Here’s Georgia football coach Kirby Smart breaking down my golf game. Would @FootballUGA coach @KirbySmartUGA recruit @ClayTravis after seeing his golf swing at @RegionsTrad? pic.twitter.com/w10aKrqwDJ — PGA TOUR Champions (@ChampionsTour) May 8, 2019 I’m taking the kids to… Read more »