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The Daily Outkick: Friday, September 21, 2018

Forbes Releases 21st Annual NFL Team Valuations (Forbes) The National Football League continues to be the most lucrative sports league in the world, according to Forbes’ 21st annual NFL Team Valuations.

ESPN Streaming Service Surpasses One Million Subscribers (WSJ) ESPN said it has signed up more than one million paying subscribers for the streaming service it launched in April, a boost of confidence for majority-owner Walt Disney Co.’s effort to win over cable TV cord-cutters.

Baker Mayfield Ends Cleveland Browns’ 635-Day Winless Streak (NY Times) Crack open the victory fridges and hand out the free beer, the Cleveland Browns have finally won a game.

Clay Travis: Brett Kavanaugh hearings could end the Me Too movement (Outkick) “The more I read about this, the crazier I think it is.”

Congressional Hearing on Sports Betting Slated For Sept. 27 (SportsHandle) Committee will look at implications of SCOTUS ruling and talk about what it means for the integrity of sports.

Outkick’s Vegas Top Ten (Outkick) Here we go! Week 4 of the College Football season approaches and we’re tweaking our Bet the Board Top 10 accordingly.

Fox and Comcast are about to settle their $36 billion battle for Sky — here’s what to expect (CNBC) Two of America’s largest media companies are about to settle a bidding war to buy a coveted overseas competitor. The auction for Sky will officially begin Friday at 5 p.m. London time.

Clay Travis on ESPN+ Hitting 1 Million Subscribers (Outkick) “I don’t know what kind of Jujitsu they’re doing with the numbers but I want to give credit to ESPN”

World Poverty Falls Below 750 Million (WSJ) Population living in extreme conditions has declined by more than 1 billion in last 25 years

Make Your Week 4 Outkick Picks (Outkick) Each week, you can win an Outkick Swag Bag from Clay by picking all 10 games correctly ATS. Perfect score wins. The  the season-long winner gets $5000.

John Clayton Launching Premium Football Site (Big Lead) Clayton’s vision for the site, according to the source, is coverage of gambling, fantasy, injuries, scouting and contracts, as well as traditional news and commentary.

Vontae Davis and the Magic of Quitting Early (WSJ)  I don’t say this lightly…Vontae Davis is my new hero. Who hasn’t wanted to bail halfway through on a misery-making activity? Pull the rip cord, do something else, move on.

Clay Travis: Phillip Rivers is the New Tony Romo (Lock It In)

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