Clay Travis is a plagiarizing, no-talent assclown

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  1. zeberdee

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    Drew Magary getting dragged pretty bad in that one too.
     
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  2. electronic

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    Colin Cowherd, Skip Bayless, Dave Portnoy, and Will Cain have more nuance than Lebatard?
     
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  3. Lyrtch

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    i feel like if you parse that by sports takes vs political takes it'd be wildly different

    Lebatard when talking about real subjects is incredibly nuaned, but with sports often is a classic shit poster
     
  4. wes tegg

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    And as absurd as his takes may be, Cowherd is certainly original.
     
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  5. Lyrtch

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    could bounce strauss even further right too

    whitlock and portnoy should be bounced down pretty dramatically too
     
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  6. wes tegg

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    I feel like "nuance" and "original thought" could be separate axes.
     
  7. wes tegg

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    Cowherd's "backwards hat can't win a super bowl" take was neither nuanced, nor regurgitated from twitter talking points. It was both original and asinine.
     
  8. Tobias

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    it was also 100% correct imo. a great take
     
  9. Stone Cold Steve Austin

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    Wear your hat the direction that you want your life to go
     
  10. Tobias

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    how many backwards hat qbs hve won the super bowl

    that’s right proof is in the pudding
     
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  11. electronic

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    So how the balls does one rank an original yet meatheaded statement on this chart? “Colin Kaepernick looks like a terrorist” is certainly original.
     
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  12. wes tegg

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    That's why I think they should be separate axes. Unfortunately, though, I think that one is probably not that original for pre-Gettr twitter.
     
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  13. Tobias

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    you need a committee that ranks takes and then feed them into a bcs style formula
     
  14. VaxRule

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  15. Tobias

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    doesn’t look like he’s standing on a sideline midgame here
     
  16. MG2

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    Lebatard is nuanced about sports. He just hosts a radio show with Stugotz, which means he either joins in on the radio fun or comes off as the straight man on the show.

    Lebatard the writer was different from the radio show character he plays when it comes to sports.
     
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  19. Clown Baby

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    I think it’s long been deleted but one of the best tweets I’ve seen on the subject is “Matthew Stafford came here to wear backwards hats and get his receivers killed and he’s all out of backwards hats”
     
  20. electronic

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    The more I think about the logistics of creating such a slide, the more ridiculous it becomes. Like, how many articles/radio shows/podcasts/appearances on Tucker Carlson did the author review?
     
  21. wes tegg

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    I think the entire purpose of the chart is to make fun of Magary.
     
  22. electronic

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    Oh ha. Totally missed that. I’m a dipshit.
     
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  23. OZ2

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    Mina Kimes, you could make an argument, is the best in the business. She’s incredibly smart and has the ability to write a great article, flow naturally to tv, & yet can be thrown in with lighthearted stuff like being owned by Papi without it feeling contrived.

    She’s incredibly well versed and studies whatever field she wants to tackle. It’s why she’s as good as anybody studying the game of football. She doesn’t pretend to have played the game. She uses the things at her disposal, analytics and hard work to come up with opinions one can respect even if they disagree with.
     
  24. steamengine

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    I’ve never heard of Ethan Strauss. Based on that chart I need to dig in.
     
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  27. Tobias

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    hasnt won the super bowl this year so colin is still right fwiw
     
  28. IV

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    Everyone forgets you waxed poetically about how great Rush Limbaugh’s run as a sports journalist was
     
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  31. Daniel Ocean

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    sage Steele is a pos too
     
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  32. Keef

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    whoops
     
  33. DuffandMuff

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    Clicked on his Twitter feed for the first time in months. 45 seconds of scrolling and I was angry. Upset. Furious even? He’s good at riling me up. I hate him.
     
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    Which is exactly what he wants.
     
  35. DuffandMuff

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    Yup. Absolutely. At least I never interact or give him clicks/views.
     
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  37. duc15

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    Not sure why we need to attack Ralph like that
     
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  40. IV

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    Really need clay to start picking stocks
     
  41. DuffandMuff

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    Pretty sure he did. He claimed Nike was going to free fall because they aligned themselves with Kaepernick.
     
  42. buckwild

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    A few years ago, the Ohio State website Eleven Warriors did a weekly column where they bet against every one of Travis's college football picks each weekend.

    Reminder of the Process That Was:

    • No analysis was involved as we were just making the opposite picks of Clay Travis. None of this actually reflected our gambling thoughts, opinions, or insight.
    • We stuck with $10 for each line. Please note that the lines did move throughout the week.
    • Ohio State was never included on our end.
    FINAL TALLY:
    • Initial Funds: $500
    • Previous Week: +$25.49 (!)
    • Overall Profit: +$69.88 (!!)
    • Ending Funds: $569.88
    https://www-elevenwarriors-com.cdn....of-fading-clay-travis-and-his-cant-miss-picks
     
  43. RockHardJawn39

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    Pelican i forget why you guys stopped doing this
     
  44. *DIESEL*

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    They need to bring this back.
     
  45. Pelican

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    Should have invested way more than that.
     
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  46. HoosDaMan

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    In the replies, you have Clay’s followers calling him boy and wondering if he has two parents.

    Anyhoo, I don’t think he’s been with the football team for nearly a year.
     
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