The DA Show

Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Damon Amendolara, known by his fans as D.A., hosts his morning program where he provides a mix of the latest sports news, discussions and controversy.

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    Tony Romo Dallas Cowboys
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    August 15, 2019 - 1:20 pm
    In July, Peyton Manning seemingly took a shot at Tony Romo by indirectly questioning his commitment to football. Romo, however, says that’s not what Manning meant – and that’s not how he, Romo, took it. “Oh yeah, me and Peyton are friends,” Romo said on The DA Show. “When you play quarterback...
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    Antonio Brown Mike Tomlin Steelers
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    August 15, 2019 - 12:36 pm
    Antonio Brown did not play in Week 17 last season, even though it was a must-win game for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Since then, he’s been in the news seemingly every week , seemingly never for a positive reason. Did Brown simply change as a person over the last year? “I think his viewpoint of...
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    August 14, 2019 - 12:46 pm
    Herm Edwards spent the majority of his coaching career in the NFL, ultimately serving as head coach of the Jets and Chiefs from 2001-05 and 2006-08, respectively. Then he took 10 years off. Then he returned to coaching – not in the NFL, but in college. The differences between the two are many. “I...
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    Dak Prescott Dallas Cowboys
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    August 14, 2019 - 10:30 am
    Dak Prescott wants $40 million a year. Well, he's not getting it, Damon Amendolara says. In fact, $30 million is probably pushing it.
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    Megan Rapinoe World Cup France
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    August 13, 2019 - 1:56 pm
    U.S. Women’s National Team member Crystal Dunn dropped by The DA Show on Tuesday to reflect on the World Cup title, as well as the squad’s ability to make headlines for things having nothing to do with soccer. Specifically, Dunn was asked about Megan Rapinoe’s feud with President Donald Trump,...
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    Jon Gruden Raiders
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    August 12, 2019 - 8:33 pm
    “This is exactly – exactly – what the Raiders bargained for and knew was coming,” Damon Amendolara said, referring to the latest Antonio Brown drama . “They had to. And if they didn’t, they’re stupid.”
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    Nick Saban Tua Alabama Clemson
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    August 12, 2019 - 12:27 pm
    The last time Alabama took the field, it was embarrassed. Clemson throttled the Crimson Tide, 44-16, in the national championship, ending the game with 30 unanswered points. The Tide haven’t forgotten. “In reality, you’re not going to forget what happened,” Alabama captain and defensive back Trevon...
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    Dabo Swinney Clemson
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    August 08, 2019 - 4:00 pm
    Dabo Swinney will not give former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant a national championship ring , saying that Bryant “wasn’t on the team” when the Tigers beat Alabama 44-16 in January. Bryant, who went 16-2 as a starter and led Clemson to the playoff in 2017, left the program after being demoted...
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    Tom Brady Patriots
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    August 08, 2019 - 12:06 pm
    Tom Brady has put his Brookline, Massachusetts, mansion on the market , leading many to speculate that he could retire sooner rather than later. Is that a legitimate possibility? “Yeah, I think quite possibly,” Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy said on The DA Show. “I think he’s planning to...
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    Kawhi Leonard Raptors NBA Finals
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    June 14, 2019 - 5:20 pm
    This is going to seem really weird to say aloud, but try it anyway. The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions. The discomfort is certainly not because they were unworthy, but instead because the league, since its inception, has been the tightest membership of any league. The same names pop up through...
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    Kevin Durant Chris Paul
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    May 29, 2019 - 3:15 pm
    History is just past the outstretched fingertips of Kevin Durant, try as he might to touch it. Since the day he decided to join the Warriors, and perhaps even before that, he has battled the current on his legacy. There is almost no way that inner turmoil won't continue into these NBA Finals and...
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    Michael Jordan
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    May 01, 2019 - 1:36 pm
    The end is coming swift and clear. The days of picking up pieces of paper and reading sports stories on them are being chased away by the sunset. Not long ago the grandest of them all, the sporting publication of record for 70 years, Sports Illustrated , decided to consolidate into bi-weekly issues...
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    Russell Westbrook
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    April 18, 2019 - 8:49 am
    Any NBA child of the '80s loved Dominique Wilkins. He was all too easy to adore. His slam dunks scraped the sky. His athleticism jumped off the TV like a cartoon. That stylistically radical Hawks logo looked like a backwards Pac-Man . The Omni seemed like a Tetris block landed on Atlanta . C'mon,...
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    Tom Dundon AAF
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    March 27, 2019 - 4:31 pm
    Perhaps this is all a power play, a stiff arm of the opponent in the direction you need them to go. This may be an intelligent, savvy businessman manipulating the news like a puppet master. The AAF could have the perfect leader behind the wheel, and this moment will be written about in history...
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    New York Knicks Owner James Dolan Watches From The Sidelines
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    March 15, 2019 - 1:57 pm
    He doesn't play. He doesn't coach. He doesn't build the roster. So how is it that James Dolan stands in the way of the Knicks ever winning a championship? It's because he poisons the entire organization, a noxious fume that permeates all rooms of Madison Square Garden. And people with options –...
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    AAF Matt Simms
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    February 28, 2019 - 1:30 pm
    Skeptics would like to point to the Alliance of American Football's opening month and claim turbulence. News of the league enduring payroll problems, needing a $250 million infusion of cash, having its premier team forced into practicing in a different state, and being sued would appear to be all...
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    February 11, 2019 - 1:57 pm
    Video of The AAF put the NFL's problems on full display I The D.A. Show Something interesting happened on the way to poking fun at a startup spring football league. We realized a fast pace and monster hits on quarterbacks were relics of the past, and man did it feel good to have them back...
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    February 08, 2019 - 11:26 am
    Video of Owners aren't spending for Harper/Machado because they worry about their baseball's future For more than a century, the days before pitchers and catchers report have been filled with glee and optimism. Next week, baseball players will report to sun-splashed locales, and...
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    January 07, 2019 - 3:09 pm
    Somehow he did it again. Nick Foles led the Eagles down the field, cooly and calmly, and found Golden Tate for the win. Sure, Cody Parkey had to double-doink the game-winning field goal as time expired for it to hold up, but Foles did his part. Again. And there is no historical precedent for it...
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