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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    Anthony Davis Boston Celtics
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    June 13, 2019 - 12:20 pm
    The Boston Celtics could lose Kyrie Irving to free agency, and if they trade for Anthony Davis, he could be a one-year rental. Why would the Celtics potentially part ways with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown for a one-year rental, you ask? Two words: Kevin Garnett. “For Danny Ainge, the Kevin Garnett...
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    Babe Ruth
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    June 12, 2019 - 11:26 am
    Babe Ruth’s granddaughter, Linda Ruth Tosetti, dropped by CBS Sports Radio on Wednesday to discuss her family’s upcoming estate sale. Indeed, the personal collection of Babe Ruth is up for public auction and will be on display this Saturday at Yankee Stadium in the Legends Suite Club. “I thought...
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    Kevin Durant Injury NBA Finals Game 5
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    June 11, 2019 - 12:30 pm
    There were rumblings that Kevin Durant shouldn’t play in the NBA Finals to protect himself in free agency . Well, he played in Game 5 on Monday, and he may have torn his Achilles. Will teams be less likely to pursue Durant in free agency? Or be less likely to offer him a max contract? “No, and I...
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    Madison Bumgarner Max Munch Dodgers Giants
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    June 10, 2019 - 1:01 pm
    Max Muncy and Madison Bumgarner exchanged words Sunday afternoon , this after Muncy took Bumgarner deep in the first inning and admired his work for a few seconds. Bumgarner didn’t like that. He yelled at Muncy, who fired back as he rounded the bases. Which player was in the right here? “Both,” MLB...
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    Kawhi Leonard Steph Curry NBA Finals
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    June 07, 2019 - 12:49 pm
    If the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals to win their first title in franchise history, would that be a historic upset? Or would we have simply underrated Toronto? “I think it would definitely be that we underrated Toronto,” CBS Sports NBA insider Reid Forgrave said...
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    Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame
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    June 06, 2019 - 11:57 am
    Pete Rose dropped by The DA Show on Thursday to discuss his new book , the NBA Finals, and . . . Joe DiMaggio’s endowment? Yes, Joe DiMaggio’s endowment. And no, we’re not talking financials. “Well, all I can say about Joe is he’s a better man than me,” Rose said, laughing. “I only hit in 44 in a...
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    Jimmie Johnson NASCAR
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    June 05, 2019 - 1:42 pm
    Jimmie Johnson is one of the greatest NASCAR drivers ever. He owns a record-tying seven Cup Series championships and has more than 80 career wins. Nevertheless, Kevin Harvick said in February that Johnson is one of the “most disrespected” drivers in the sport in that people don’t realize how truly...
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    Kawhi Leonard Raptors Warriors NBA Finals Game 2
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    June 04, 2019 - 1:19 pm
    John Salley had a storied NBA career. The four-time NBA champion played for the “Bad Boys” Pistons, was a member of the 72-win Chicago Bulls, and won a chip with Shaq and Kobe in L.A. Maybe you knew all of that. What you didn’t know, perhaps, is that Salley played for Toronto during the Raptors’...
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    Frank Thomas
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    June 03, 2019 - 11:33 am
    Frank Thomas and Mo Vaughn combined to hit 849 home runs in their illustrious careers, and neither used steroids. Think about that. “I was shocked to find out all the stuff that went on,” Thomas said in studio on The DA Show. “When you got a whole league that’s doing it, I’m just happy that I was...
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    Kawhi Leonard Raptors Warriors NBA Finals Game 1
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    May 31, 2019 - 12:41 pm
    The Toronto Raptors didn’t just win Game 1 of the NBA Finals; they won Game 1 of the NBA Finals despite Kawhi Leonard being ho hum, at least by his standards. Leonard shot 5-of-14 from the floor and finished with 23 points, eight rebounds and five assists. It has to be a good sign for the Raptors...
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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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    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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