The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The NFL’s Un-American New Fad: Tie Games (WSJ) With the Packers-Vikings game ending 29-29 this past weekend, the NFL had more draws than the English Premier League

Urban Meyer Still Doesn’t Get It, Continues To Embarrass Ohio State (Big Lead) On Monday he spoke to the media, and as we’ve become accustomed to, he only made things worse for himself and his employer.

The #MeToo Kavanaugh Ambush (WSJ) A story this old and unprovable can’t be allowed to delay a Supreme Court confirmation vote.

New Yorker Reviews Clay Travis’ New Book (New Yorker) Travis’s new book is an exploration of how he, a longtime Democrat, began to reject what he perceived to be the sports media’s liberal bias.

Is Alabama the Best Football Team Ever? (Outkick) “I think Alabama might be the best team I’ve seen in my lifetime.”

Redskins’ home opener was an early season disaster (USA Today) The Washington Redskins’ self-proclaimed 50-year sellout streak came to an end Sunday.

Twitter Will Let You See Your Tweets in Chronological Order Again (Business Insider)  Twitter announced on Monday that it will give users the option to structure their timelines chronologically by opting out of “Show the best Tweets first.”

Patriots’ Super Bowl Odds Back on the Upswing After Trade for Josh Gordon (Washington Post) The trade for Gordon had the Patriots listed at plus-650 to win it all, tying the team with the Rams for the best odds.

Arkansas Should be Kicked Out of the SEC (Outkick) On Monday’s show, Clay Travis said Arkansas is so horrible, the team should be kicked out of the SEC and replaced with Arkansas State.

How DraftKings CEO sees the future of daily fantasy sports and esports betting (Venture Beat) Assuming that there’s reasonable taxation this could be a market worth tens of billions of dollars. Hundreds of billions in bets and tens of billions in revenue.

Josh Gordon is a desperate move, but a risk worth taking (Boston Globe) The Patriots aren’t likely to give Gordon too many at-bats, but Belichick has proven himself more than a capable match for oversized, problematic personalities.

Clay Travis Apologizes to LSU fans (Outkick) On Monday, Clay Travis said, “I was wrong about Coach O at LSU. Coach O has dunked on me and hung on the rim all balls-in-the-face style for a couple years now.”

Acquiring Josh Gordon is More Randy Moss-esque than Ocho Cinco-esque (Lock It In)

 

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