The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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Forget Jerry, ‘Dumb and Dumber’ is Jason Garrett and Dak Prescott (Fort Worth Star Telegram) Please, on this election day, do not waste your time campaigning that either of these men deserve to drink from anything other than a keg of mockery and ridicule after their dynamically dreadful performance on Monday night.

Mariota, Titans Shine in Win Over the Cowboys (247 Sports) Quarterback Marcus Mariota played well in the victory going 21-of-29 for 240 yards and two passing touchdowns and a 9-yard touchdown scramble.

Trump Agenda on the Line as Voters Head to the Polls (WSJ) Pollsters suggest Democrats could take House as GOP retains Senate; top issues include health care, jobs, immigration

Clay Travis: 15-0 Alabama Would Arguably Be Best College Football Team Ever (Outkick)

Why Alabama Has Made the College Football Playoff Irrelevant (CBS Sports) We have been spending a lot of time debating who has earned the right to lose to Alabama in January.

Trump Optimistic as Polls Predict ‘Blue Wave’ in Midterm Elections (New York Post) The blue wave is going to hit with a vengeance in today’s midterm elections, according to pollsters who say Democrats should easily capture the 23 seats they need to regain control of the House. But an upbeat President Trump predicted victory in the Senate — where pollsters say the GOP has a good chance to maintain or widen its majority — and even the House.

Loaded With Data and Whiz-Bang Effects, Maps Are the Real Stars of Election-Night TV (New York Times) Increasingly a main attraction of CNN, MSNBC and Fox News, the interactive screens, loaded with data and visual effects, bring a sci-fi gloss to cable news and transform granular data into something viewers can actually see.

Clay Travis Announces His Four College Football Playoff Teams and Top Ten Rankings (Outkick)

Clay Travis Interviews Man-Eating Tiger Hunter (FOX Sports) Over the weekend, news broke that the tigress had finally been killed by Nawab and his son. Clay talked to the tiger hunter during his show yesterday.

From Farms to Pharma, What the Midterms Mean for Business (WSJ) The Republican-held Congress has been largely supportive of the Trump administration’s policies, helping the president secure a big corporate tax cut and pursue deregulation. But Democratic control of one or both chambers could blunt the White House’s agenda.

Le’Veon Bell Lost His Holdout Fight and the Steelers Looked Petty in the Process – But This Relationship Can Still Work (Yahoo Sports) There’s a Super Bowl trophy to be secured here and there’s a lot of money to be made in free agency. Regardless of hurt feelings, the Steelers and Bell can boost each other’s agenda from this point forward. That is exactly what they need to do when Bell shows up by the Nov. 13 deadline to report this season (which he will).

Clay Travis: If Democrats Regain Control of House, Donald Trump Will Likely Win in 2020 (Outkick)

The Five Most Excruciating Betting Losses From NFL Week 9/CFB Week 10 (Sports Illustrated) A missed extra point, opting to not kick extra points and an extra point doinking in off the post were key for some of the worst beats to kick off the month.

Tom Brady ‘Fully Intends’ to be Playing in 2022, When Patriots Play Packers, Aaron Rodgers Next (CBS Sports) The Patriots quarterback says he wants to keep playing until the next time he matches up against Rodgers

Top Facebook, Apple and Google Execs Have Donated Little in 2018 Midterms, Despite Two Years of Trump Clashes (Washington Post) The top executives at Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft have stayed on the political sidelines during the 2018 midterm elections, opting not to donate to federal candidates who might advance Silicon Valley’s political agenda — or battle back President Trump.

Clay Travis Predicts Michigan Will ‘Beat Down’ Ohio State and Urban Meyer Will Quit (Wolverines Wire) “I think what’s happening is: Urban Meyer has seen the future. He knows that Jim Harbaugh’s program is on ascendence now, and that his program is on decline, and he’s gonna run out of Columbus before he gets his ass regularly kicked.”

Clay Travis Wins “King of the Week” (Lock It In) Watch Clay Travis’ riveting acceptance speech.

Under Armour’s #MeToo Moment: No More Strip Clubs on Company Dime (WSJ) Under Armour Inc. employees received an email earlier this year that upended a longstanding company practice: They could no longer charge visits to strip clubs on their corporate cards.

Forgotten Bills Quarterback Bust Surfaces to Rip Nathan Peterman (New York Post) In Peterman’s defense, while he has lost every game but one that he has played in, so far he has only managed to lose in one country. In 2015, Manuel became the first QB in NFL history to lose in three different countries after getting beaten by the Jaguars in London. He also lost to the Falcons in Canada.

NBCUniversal, Fox News Pull Controversial Trump Campaign Ad (Variety) NBCUniversal and Fox News said they would pull a controversial Trump campaign commercial from rotation on its networks after the ad sparked criticism while appearing during “Sunday Night Football.”

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