The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Clay Travis’ Book “Republicans Buys Sneakers Too” is a Bestseller (Amazon) Clay Travis’ new book debuted as one of the most read books in America. Buy it now!

Exclusive: Clemson football QB Kelly Bryant says he will transfer (Greenville News) Kelly Bryant started the past 18 games for Clemson. He will start his next game for another school.

NFL’s roughing-the-passer rule isn’t changing, but it may be applied differently (Washington Post) Following a series of controversial roughing-the-passer calls this season, there is growing sentiment within the NFL that a new rule aimed at protecting quarterbacks should be applied differently by game officials the remainder of the season.

Sen. Feinstein, Clean Up Your Mess (WSJ) Mrs. Feinstein could learn something from the New York Times in its own debunking of the latest ill-sourced Kavanaugh allegation, in which the paper says it contacted dozens of potential witnesses and found none who would verify a complaint floated Sunday in backhanded fashion by the New Yorker magazine.

Clay Travis Discusses Highs of Lows of Writing a Book (Outkick) On Tuesday’s Outkick the Show, Clay Travis discussed his new book “Republicans Buy Sneakers Too” and the importance of fighting through difficulty to achieve your goal.

Clemson Quarterback Kelly Bryant didn’t practice. Why a Transfer is an Option (The State) Dabo: “I could’ve huddled the coaches up and said, ‘Hey, let’s make sure we start him for Syracuse and that way he’s got no options.’ That’s not how I operate… I’m just trying to do what’s right.”

Meet the Banks That are Leading the Flourishing Deal Market for Pot Stocks (CNBC) Amid the recent volatility in pot stocks, there is one group that appears to be capitalizing on the cannabis industry: the banks advising on a flourishing deal market for these companies.

Why Sports Executives Are Betting Golf Is the Next Big Gambling Sport (Forbes) “You’re 19 times more likely to watch an event if you’re betting on it,” George Pyne, founder and CEO of investment firm Bruin Sports Capital, said at Fortune’s Brainstorm Reinvent conference in Chicago on Monday.

What to Watch From the Fed: A Rate Increase and the Path Forward (NY Times) Wednesday is Fed Day, meaning the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee, which sets monetary policy, will issue a policy statement at 2 p.m., following a two-day meeting.

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearings: Our Modern Day McCarthy Moment (Outkick) “We have reached a scary inflection point in America right now.”

Sports Reporters are Jaded. Tigermania Turns Them Back Into Fans (Washington Post) The power of Woods — and that of all transcendent greatness, really — is the strength of his gravitational pull. The awe factor sucks in everyone, perhaps blurring the line between fan and reporter.

Nike Buzz Created Tough Expectations (WSJ) Research suggests that activism—both for and against brands—tends to fade, and consumers revert to their old behavior.

‘Who is This 12-Year-Old?’ – Meet the Country’s Most Unconventional Young Coach (Yahoo) How does a football coach go 0-11, lure the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class and flip a program? Coach Healy of Austin Peay is the country’s most unconventional coach.

Yep, These Roughing The Passer Penalties Are Impacting NFL Spreads And Totals (The Lines) The Matthews roughing the passer call in that contest also cost Green Bay backers on the moneyline, as the Packers closed a 2.5-point underdog after opening as a 1.5-point favorite at the sportsbooks a week before the game.

Mention Cannabis. Watch Your Stock Surge (Bloomberg) New Age Beverages Corp. shares have tripled this month. Alkaline Water Co.’s stock more than doubled. And IntelGenx Technologies Corp. did that in a single day. On the surface, the companies may not have much in common but their plans in the emerging legal cannabis market has caught investors’ attention.

Jason Voorhees Statue Dredged From Bottom of Lake (NY Post) RIP Jason Voorhees. A statue of the “Friday the 13th” character was deemed “litter” and removed by the parks department in Lake Pleasant, Arizona.

It’s All Over For New England (Lock It In)








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