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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    Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Portland NBA Playoffs
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    April 18, 2019 - 2:10 pm
    Since Kevin Durant left Oklahoma City for Golden State, the Thunder are 3-10 in the playoffs. They trail Portland 0-2 in their first-round series, and Russell Westbrook is shooting just 13-of-37 (35.1 percent) in the postseason. Why has Westbrook been so dynamic in the regular season, yet so...
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    Jacques Patrick Florida State Running Back
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    April 17, 2019 - 11:08 am
    Three Florida State Seminoles were invited to the NFL Combine this year, but Jacques Patrick wasn’t one of them. “It was a disappointment, to be honest,” the running back prospect said on The DA Show. “I just felt like the chips were going to fall in line regardless of that situation, and it just...
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    Aaron Murray AAF
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    April 16, 2019 - 1:13 pm
    The AAF crashed and burned in its inaugural season, but the XFL doesn’t plan on suffering the same fate. Why? Two things: time and money. “Vince McMahon is the force behind the XFL, and Vince has made a very serious capital commitment,” XFL CEO Oliver Luck said in studio on The DA Show. “You need...
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    Will Grier West Virginia NFL Draft
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    April 16, 2019 - 11:46 am
    Kyler Murray is expected to be the first quarterback off the board in the upcoming NFL Draft. In fact, he could go No. 1 overall to Arizona. NFL Network analyst Charles Davis, however, doesn’t think Murray should be the top pick – or the first quarterback selected. “I’ve got Haskins ahead of Murray...
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    Tiger Woods Masters
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    April 15, 2019 - 1:06 pm
    It had been more than a decade since the golf world witnessed Tiger Woods pumping his fists in celebration of a major championship – and 14 years since he did so at Augusta National. That’s what made Sunday so special. “You have to think about the venue, and this is Tiger’s career basically coming...
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    Kevin Durant Kyrie Irving
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    April 12, 2019 - 12:10 pm
    Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are reportedly interested in signing with the New York Knicks this offseason. Like, really interested. In fact, the two are apparently having a friendly debate about who will sign first . Why are they both so interested in a franchise that has accomplished so little...
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    Jalen Hurts Alabama SEC Championship
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    April 11, 2019 - 12:41 pm
    Tua Tagovailoa is perhaps the best quarterback in college football. He rescued Alabama in the national championship against Georgia as a freshman, and he finished runner-up in the Heisman voting as a sophomore. But for at least one SEC defensive player, Jalen Hurts presented more challenges. “The...
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    Jimbo Fisher Nick Saban
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    April 10, 2019 - 2:17 pm
    Texas A&M went 9-4 in Jimbo Fisher’s first season. It was the program’s best season since 2013, and the Aggies came oh-so-close to beating Clemson and Auburn, ultimately losing 28-26 and 28-24, respectively. But it appears they turned the corner nonetheless. “Year One of Jimbo Fisher was...
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    Davide Moretti Texas Tech Virginia
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    April 09, 2019 - 11:28 am
    Virginia won its first national championship in program history Monday, beating Texas Tech 85-77 – and an overtime review may have played a role in the outcome . Indeed, with a little more than a minute remaining in overtime – and Texas Tech trailing by two – Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter swiped the...
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    Matt Mooney Texas Tech Michigan State Final Four
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    April 08, 2019 - 11:45 am
    Pete Thamel dropped by CBS Sports Radio on Monday to discuss his latest column, which effectively sounds the alarm for college basketball – and the NCAA in general. The problem? Tonight’s “ generationally unsexy ” title-game matchup between Virginia and Texas Tech could soon be the rule, not the...
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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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    December 31, 2018 - 4:17 pm
    It's a good problem to have, but also a terrifying one. Your team becomes so successful other programs begin trying to poach what makes you great. Syracuse fans went on high alert as Miami's head coaching job opened after Mark Richt's abrupt retirement. Would the Hurricanes come calling for SU's...
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    December 14, 2018 - 10:15 am
    The reports are jarring. The Raiders' Christmas Eve game against the Broncos could be the last one ever in Oakland. The city is suing the franchise over relocation to Vegas. The team doesn't want to pay rent to a group that it's engaged in litigation with. So in this lawyered-up battle of grandiose...
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    December 06, 2018 - 2:27 pm
    The Patriots are once again zooming down the home stretch of the season, and the only thing that stands between them and another playoff bye is three games vs. the dregs of the AFC East. Must be nice. New England, at a time of the year when everyone is banged up, emotionally taxed, and feeling the...
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    November 30, 2018 - 1:28 pm
    Every critic that has charged Baker Mayfield this week with overreacting, being unprofessional, or showing immaturity, is lost. They have failed to recognize the Browns are a different situation. They have been for decades. The Cleveland quarterback shunned Hue Jackson Sunday. He did it again at...
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