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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    January 21, 2019 - 1:43 pm
    Video of Troy Brown: Not Another Human As Competitive as Tom Brady" Tom Brady will play in his ninth Super Bowl on Feb 3, this after beating the Chiefs, 37-31, in overtime in Kansas City on Sunday. Brady, 41, finished 30-of-46 for 348 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions, leading the...
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    January 18, 2019 - 2:14 pm
    Video of NFL on CBS Dan Fouts, "Mahomes Has the Arm To Cut Through Cold Weather" The general consensus is that weather will play a key role in the AFC Championship on Sunday, but it might not play as big of a role as many think – at least not for the Chiefs. Why? Two words...
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    January 17, 2019 - 2:03 pm
    Video of NFL on CBS Reporter Evan Washburn, "Andy Reid More Similar to Belichick Than You Think" CBS Sports analyst Evan Washburn dropped by The DA Show on Thursday to discuss the AFC Championship, but much of the discussion focused not on X’s and O’s, but rather, Andy Reid and...
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    January 17, 2019 - 1:22 pm
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open American sports reporters and football fans alike have had a strange love for Philip Rivers for a long time. Rivers has been a respectable quarterback in terms of stats for the entirety of his career, yet lacks the big game success that has changed the lives and historical...
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    January 16, 2019 - 12:03 pm
    The Kansas City Chiefs finished the regular season with, statistically, one of the worst defenses in football. That unit ranked 31st in total defense and 24th in scoring defense (26.3 points per game allowed). But that didn’t stop them from slowing down the Colts, 31-13, in the divisional round...
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    January 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm
    Video of Former Chiefs lineman Geoff Schwartz "Frigid Conditions will Define AFC Championship" It remains to be seen which team – the Chiefs or Patriots – will win the AFC Championship on Sunday, but know this: both teams will be cold. Very cold. The National Weather Service...
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    January 14, 2019 - 12:44 pm
    Video of NBC Sports Rodney Harrison on Patriots Home Playoff Success "I Can't Explain It"" The New England Patriots throttled the Los Angeles Chargers, 41-28, on Sunday to improve to 9-0 at home this season. The Patriots, however, must go on the road at Arrowhead...
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    January 14, 2019 - 11:05 am
    Tom Brady, as many fans know, goes to great lengths to keep his body ahead of the NFL curve. That’s one reason he’s been so durable over the last two decades. In December, however, Brady said that his brain, due to extensive training and preparation, is “wired for contact.” Former Patriot Ted...
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    January 11, 2019 - 11:36 am
    Video of Tyler Boyd: Excited About an Offensive Guru Being the Head Coach For the first time since 2003, the Cincinnati Bengals will have a head coach other than Marvin Lewis, and they are reportedly interested in hiring Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor at the end of the season. Bengals wide...
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    January 11, 2019 - 10:04 am
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open It is impossible to fault John Harbaugh for not turning to Joe Flacco on Sunday when Lamar Jackson was struggling to move the offense in Baltimore. The Chargers deployed a rare seven defensive back defense to contain Lamar Jackson's speed while smothering up any chance at...
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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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    November 19, 2018 - 3:48 pm
    It’s strange to watch the demoralizing saga of Carmelo Anthony . It’s not even Thanksgiving and already the Rockets have cut bait, looking to move on after just a few measly weeks of basketball. To add insult to ignominy, Houston played its best hoops in the first game after Melo’s release,...
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    November 15, 2018 - 4:53 pm
    The world buzzes over the Warriors' suspension of Draymond Green. The Obnoxious One finally went too far. Veterans are tired of his outbursts. His emotional spillover has become detrimental. What was he thinking? He should've passed the ball to one of the greatest living scorers ever. Kevin Durant...
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    October 31, 2018 - 12:42 pm
    Let the record state that Tuesday, October 30 was not a good day for the Big Ten. After a long, tumultuous battle within Maryland's administration, embattled D.J. Durkin was retained as head coach. A short drive north, Rutgers dismissed linebacker Izaia Bullock after being arrested and charged with...
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    October 19, 2018 - 3:08 pm
    To choose the most embarrassing element of the Chargers' foray into Los Angeles is impossible at this point . Is it the devastating apathy in the market? Is it the ferocious animosity created in their old home? Is it the lurking horror of moving into a 70,000 seat stadium? Is it the hordes of...
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    October 01, 2018 - 1:14 pm
    It will live forever, etched in our minds, a snapshot of the best of times collapsing into the worst of times. A potential future Hall of Famer, synonymous with his team, giving his sideline the middle-finger salute as he's carted off into his murky future. It's not just a jarring sight, a veteran...
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