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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    Michigan Jim Harbaugh
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    September 16, 2019 - 2:43 pm
    Michigan was a popular pick to win the Big Ten this year , but after needing overtime to beat Army, the Wolverines’ bandwagon is a little lighter these days. No. 6 Ohio State (3-0), meanwhile, has won its last two games against Cincinnati and Indiana by a combined 93-10 margin. Is there concern...
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks off the field during the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Bank of America Stadium.
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    September 13, 2019 - 11:54 am
    The Carolina Panthers had a chance to overtake the Buccaneers with 64 seconds left in regulation on Thursday night. Instead of 6-foot-5 Cam Newton maneuvering two yards into the end zone, the Panthers opted for a direct snap to running back Christian McCaffrey, who then faked a handoff to Curtis...
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    Bob Stoops
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    September 12, 2019 - 3:08 am
    Former Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops is off to the XFL to coach the Dallas Renegades. Stoops had a heck of a run with the Sooners, but it was time to go. "At the end of the day, this wasn't a possibility when I stepped away, there was no mention of an XFL. At the time, it was just right for me. I...
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    Boise State Broncos head coach Bryan Harsin looks on during a game against the Florida State Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium
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    September 11, 2019 - 12:53 pm
    The Boise State Broncos have bought into head coach Bryan Harsin. It's been that way since he took over the team in 2014, and the Broncos are feeling good entering the third week of the college football season. Boise State came in at No. 22 in the latest AP Poll following its wins against Florida...
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    Adrian Peterson
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    September 10, 2019 - 11:43 am
    Pro Football Focus analyst and former NFL safety Solomon Wilcots joined The DA Show on CBS Sports Radio to go around the league following a wild Week 1 to open the season. Jay Gruden decided to make Adrian Peterson a healthy scratch in the Redskins Week 1 matchup against the Eagles. With Derrius...
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    Antonio Brown (84) looks on during warm-ups before the Steelers host the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field. Brown has been ruled out of the game due to injury.
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    September 09, 2019 - 11:48 am
    Antonio Brown posted a video on his Youtube channel shortly after his Raiders release, celebrating the fact that he's "free" and able to sign with any NFL team. Following the report that Brown's stint in Oakland was over, many pundits joked that the star wide receiver would wind up signing a deal...
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    Willie Taggart
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    September 06, 2019 - 2:25 pm
    Willie Taggart did not have a great debut in his first game coaching Florida State. They lost 36-31 at home to Boise State. Taggart made some questionable comments after the game and during the week, most recently about hydration and players not being hydrated. Not exactly the comments you want to...
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    September 05, 2019 - 12:03 pm
    All eyes are going to be on the Kansas City Chiefs this season, not just in the AFC but also in the entire NFL. The Chiefs are heavily favored and expected to be one of the teams to compete for the Vince Lombardi Trophy in February. With reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes at the helm, a dynamic offense...
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    Eli Manning Giants
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    September 05, 2019 - 11:22 am
    When the Giants selected Daniel Jones during the 2019 NFL Draft, it wasn't a secret that Jones would one day replace Eli Manning Giants fans pondered when the former Duke standout would replace their franchise quarterback. The selection also led the football world to believe that there would be a...
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    Melvin Gordon Chargers
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    September 04, 2019 - 11:16 am
    Ezekiel Elliott just got paid more than any running back in the NFL with a brand new six-year, $90 million contract extension with $50 million guaranteed. The Cowboysddished out a lot of money for their best player. The Chargers have not done the same for Melvin Gordon ... but maybe he's worth more...
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    Baker Mayfield
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    September 12, 2019 - 4:47 pm
    We're only one week in and already a dozen NFL fan bases are bracing for the worst. The magic of the league is the scarcity of games, meaning every outcome usually feels far too important. A loss on opening weekend? You better get ready for a "must win" game in Week 2. With these dramatic...
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    September 04, 2019 - 2:36 pm
    The NFL is a bit like looking into a funhouse mirror. It's a wildly distorted and comical image, but you can make out the person in the reflection. The league has characters and unknowns, bizarre outcomes and moments, but overall you know what you're getting yourself into. It's that element of...
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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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