The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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LSU Upstages UCF’s National Championship Plans With Its Own Showcase Win in Fiesta Bowl (Sports Illustrated) The Tigers dictated play and, even with several stars missing, looked like the Power 5 titans they are in ending UCF’s 25-game winning streak. Divided Congress’s First Task: Tussle With Trump Over Shutdown (Bloomberg) The first test of the new dynamic… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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College Football Bowl Games on New Years Day: Predictions, Picks, Odds, Lines, Schedule (CBS Sports) The 2018-19 college football bowl season has reached its ultimate conclusion, and it comes with the second-best day of games on this slate: New Year’s Day. Elizabeth Warren Dives In (Wall Street Journal) She’ll counter Trump’s populism with a left-wing economic version.… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Monday, December 31, 2018

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Tua Tagovailoa-Kyler Murray Showcase Proves Heisman Vote Should Be Post-Bowls (BR) Not only did Tua set an Orange Bowl passing efficiency record, but he also proved once and for all that he’s the most dominant player in college football. One deserving of the 2018 Heisman Trophy. Lopsided Games, Schedule Drag Down CFP Television Ratings (Associated Press) Television… Read more »

Make Your Round 3 Bowl Picks

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Ready now? Go! There’s a lot of games out there. We put the 12 games that matter on the card. Check out the leaderboard here to see your chances at being crowned champion, and winning a share of the $5,000 grand prize. Get all 12 picks right for this week and I’ll send you an… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 28, 2018

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LeBron James Exposes Sports Media’s Far Left Wing Bias (Outkick) So what happened when LeBron said white NFL owners were slavemasters and reposted offensive rap lyrics? The sports media gave him a pass. Even worse, many in the sports media didn’t only give LeBron a pass, they actually defended his reposting of the rap lyrics. Oklahoma… Read more »

Chiefs on Warpath as Top Confidence Pick of Week 17

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We didn’t have a straight-up loser until the Broncos done us dirty at the No. 7 spot by losing to the Raiders last week, but we wound up with a stellar 13-3 Confidence Pool mark. Let’s move on and wrap the season in style as we check out Week 17 where we rate our most… Read more »

LeBron James Exposes Sports Media’s Far Left Wing Bias

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Last weekend LeBron James compared white NFL owners to slavemasters and then perpetuated a stereotype that has led to the discrimination of Jews for centuries by sharing a rap lyric — “We been getting that Jewish money, everything is kosher,” — and there was one negative article written on mainstream sports sites calling out James’s… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Thursday, December 27, 2018

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Clay Travis’ 2018 Bowl Gambling Picks (Outkick) We’re going 18-0, kids. Here we go starting with games played today… Justin Herbert’s Decision To Stay In School Means NFL’s 2019 QB Draft Class Will Be Thin (Yahoo Sports) If you’re an NFL team that needs a quarterback and planned to find one in the 2019 draft, good luck. Dow… Read more »

Backing Browns & Niners in Week 17 Upset Alert

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The NFL regular season is nearly a wrap, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t find a pair of live underdogs, so let’s get to cashing in our Week 17 Upset Alert   Cleveland (7-7-1 SU, 9-6 ATS) at Baltimore (9-6 SU, 8-7 ATS) – Sunday, 4:25 PM ET The best online sportsbooks, found over at… Read more »

Here’s Why Irish & Tide Will Meet in CFP Title Game

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Alabama is the top-ranked team in the nation – again – and will be playing No. 4 Oklahoma in the College Football Playoff on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN in the Orange Bowl, so make sure you clear your Saturday night itinerary. The Tide comes into this one with a head of steam… Read more »

2018 Bowl Gambling Picks

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We have started off the bowl season via early VIP picks — damn you, Memphis and the over! — and public picks on Lock It In at 4-3. Combining that with some brutal beats in the conference title games we are 6-9 in our past 15 games for a total record this season of 97-80… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Wednesday, December 26, 2018

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Even Notre Dame Fans Aren’t Sure About Notre Dame (Wall Street Journal) The Fighting Irish are 12-0 entering Saturday’s game against Clemson, but memories of their 2013 national championship embarrassment at the hands of Alabama linger. I Used to Write for Sports Illustrated. Now I Deliver Packages for Amazon. (The Atlantic) Let’s face it, when you’re a… Read more »

The Daily Outkick, December 24, 2018

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LeBron James Compares NFL Owners To Slave Masters (Outkick) The comments are so dumb and so uneducated it’s amazing that anyone can take them seriously. But many in our modern day WokeCenter media will take them seriously so let’s unpack this stupidity once and for all. Ol’ Saint Nick: Nick Foles Is Back — Again (The… Read more »

LeBron James Compares NFL Owners To Slave Masters

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Last night LeBron James compared NFL owners to slavemasters further cementing his status as the dumbest man in athletics who has ever been taken seriously as smart by woke sports media obsessed with pretending a man with a high school education who has never made an intelligent statement unrelated to basketball is somehow the Albert… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. And please go buy as much Outkick gear, autographed books, and Outkick VIP subscriptions as you can possibly afford. Since many of you slackers aren’t working for all of next week. Meanwhile I’ll be doing radio or TV on every day but Christmas between now and after New Year’s. And probably writing… Read more »

The Daily Outkick: Friday, December 21, 2018

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What’s An Eight Team College Football Playoff Worth? (Outkick) What’s an eight team playoff worth, who would pay for it, and how much demand would there be in the market for it? Trump Always Said He Wouldn’t Be Predictable. He Was Right. (SF Gate) Give the president some credit. His goals remain fixed. However consistent he has… Read more »

Niners & Big Blue Bringing Big Bucks In Week 16 Upset Alert

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The end of the season is always a great time to spot live NFL dogs against teams that may be in cruise control or looking more to stay healthy rather than win the game. Let’s take a look at a few such matchups in our Week 16 Upset Alert.   Chicago (10-4 SU, 10-4 ATS)… Read more »

What’s An Eight Team College Football Playoff Worth?

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As the debate rages on the potential for college football to have an eight team playoff, most of the discussion has focused on which teams should be included, where those games should be played, and what the time frame for those games might look like. All of those conversations are worthy of having — in… Read more »

Make Your Round 2 Bowl Picks

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Ready now? Go! With CFB Bowl Season well underway, we’ve put together a massive slate of games for our College Football Challenge this week. With 13 games on the card, this week is a huge opportunity for you guys & gals vying for a top spot in our season-long contest. The top of the leaderboard… Read more »

Dynasty Danger: Patriots Top Play In Week 16 Confidence Pool

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We caught a double-dose of disaster last week as our two top Confidence Pool plays, the Jaguars and Rams, crashed and burned, leaving squares all over the nation with misty eyes and empty wallets. Nevertheless, we still pulled a fairly decent number despite the mess at the top of our totem. Let’s check out Week… Read more »