The Daily Outkick: Friday, September 28, 2018

College Football Narrative Watch- Week 4 (Outkick) Alabama is unstoppable, Kentucky is actually good, Nebraska rebuild will take longer than expected, The ACC stinks, quarterback depth is a concern, Texas may not be back.

Ohio State deletes ‘Silence’ tweet ahead of game against Penn State (Washington Post) Ohio State’s football program deleted a tweet Thursday that it posted the day before that contained an image and message that were criticized as inappropriate.

Week 5 NCAAF Marquee Game: Gators on the Prowl in Starkville (SportsBookReview) The Florida Gators may seem like the bigger name on the marquee, but they’re a value NCAAF pick for Saturday’s game against the No. 23 Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Bama-A&M Continues Good Start For SEC on CBS (SportsMediaWatch) Overall, Saturday’s game delivered the fifth-largest audience of the season on any network. Of the top ten games thus far, six have involved at least one SEC team — more than any other conference.

Confirm Brett Kavanaugh (WSJ) Thursday’s Senate hearing on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination was an embarrassment that should have never happened.

Graham Erupts in Anger at Kavanaugh Hearing (Politico) A furious Graham accused Senate Democrats of “the most unethical sham since I’ve been in politics” — an effort to ruin Kavanaugh’s reputation and sink his nomination for the Supreme Court.

Lindsey Graham Just Got Brett Kavanaugh the Supreme Court (Outkick)

NFL Clubs Without Quality Backup QB or Only Two at Serious Risk (Forbes) Because quality starting quarterbacks are now being paid in excess of $20 million per year, it leaves little for the backup. The drop in talent level is immense and it has not always been like this.

All Four Quarterbacks Taken in the Top-10 of the 2018 NFL Draft Will Start in Week 4 (WSJ) Data doesn’t show any benefit to sitting young quarterbacks.

Jared Goff uses all his weapons as Rams go to 4-0 for first time in 17 years (LA Times) Goff had a career night, passing for 465 yards and five touchdowns in a 38-31 victory over the Minnesota Vikings before 72,027 at the Coliseum.

Clay Travis’ Full Analysis of Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Testimony (Outkick)

Ryder Cup: U.S. Golfers Ponder Foreign Concept—Hitting Fairways (WSJ) To win the Ryder Cup, the U.S. will need to adapt to a course that requires less length and greater accuracy off the tee than many of them are used to.

HBO Says It Is Leaving the Boxing Business (NY Times) After 45 years, more than 1,000 fights and some of the most lucrative and disputed matches of all time, HBO is throwing in the towel on professional boxing.

Killer robots are on the way, and they’re a threat to humanity (MarketWatch) Imagine an artificial-intelligence-driven military drone capable of autonomously patrolling the perimeter of a country or region and deciding who lives and who dies, without a human operator.

Must Win for Jon Gruden (Lock It In)



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