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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    February 06, 2019 - 12:38 pm
    Video of Al Horford: Anthony Davis' Father is Entitled to His Opinion It remains to be seen where Anthony Davis will play the rest of this season – and beyond – but his father hopes it isn’t in Boston. Indeed, Anthony Davis Sr. said he doesn’t want his son to play for the Celtics after the...
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    February 04, 2019 - 12:36 pm
    Video of Ross Tucker: This was the worst Patriots team to win A Super Bowl The New England Patriots won their sixth Super Bowl title Sunday, beating the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3. While the Patriots deserve credit for winning this punt-filled snooze-fest, it’s clear that this was not an all-time great...
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    February 01, 2019 - 1:25 pm
    Video of Ryan Shazier joins D.A. from Radio Row in Atlanta On Dec. 4, 2017, Ryan Shazier suffered a spinal injury while making a tackle against the Cincinnati Bengals. At the time, it was unknown if he would be able to walk again. In fact, he was told he only had a 20 percent chance of doing so...
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    February 01, 2019 - 11:49 am
    Video of Jerry Rice: "There's A Fraternity Of GOATs" Patriots owner Robert Kraft recently called Tom Brady the greatest football player of all time. For DA, there are four players in that discussion: Brady, Jerry Rice, Lawrence Taylor, and Jim Brown. Has Brady done enough...
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    January 31, 2019 - 2:00 pm
    Video of Brian Dawkins: Philadelphia Was A Perfect Fit For Me Pro Football Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins would have had a successful NFL career no matter where he played, but it’s fair to say there was no better fit for him – or his personality – than the Philadelphia Eagles. “I believe I still could...
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    January 31, 2019 - 11:07 am
    Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley, who will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, made headlines last week after saying that the front office determines who gets the ball on offense. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott refuted that claim Thursday on CBS Sports Radio. “It’s probably a little...
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    January 30, 2019 - 12:38 pm
    From Spygate to Deflategate to Tom Brady’s age to playing the underdog card, Patriots fans always have something to argue about or defend. Nick Mangold doesn’t get it. “(It’s) always something,” the former All-Pro center said on The DA Show. “It’s difficult, especially after having played them for...
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    January 30, 2019 - 10:58 am
    Video of Gene Steratore: Referees Are Human, Don't Want To Be Seen A missed pass interference call influenced the outcome of the NFC Championship, and although Gene Steratore wasn’t on the field for that blunder, he felt immediately uncomfortable. “You feel uncomfortable because you love...
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    January 29, 2019 - 11:48 am
    In 2004, the Pittsburgh Steelers – with Jerome Bettis and a rookie quarterback named Ben Roethlisberger – went 15-1 and advanced to the AFC Championship, where they lost, 41-27, to the New England Patriots. It was the third AFC Championship loss of Bettis’ career – and afterward, he made a choice...
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    January 28, 2019 - 12:55 pm
    Video of Eric Hipple: Wilber Marshall Scared Me The Most If you are not an NFL historian, just take it from the experts: passing the ball is a lot easier today than it was in, say, the 1980s. “The biggest thing was the pressure: I have to throw the ball,” former Lions quarterback Eric Hipple said...
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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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    September 11, 2018 - 2:25 pm
    The cold, hard Texas truth is so clear it's impossible to ignore any longer. Jason Garrett is an ineffective coach . His offense is sputtering. His quarterback is regressing. He's won a single playoff game in nine years at the helm. In a town that is desperate for a winner, a team that is...
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    August 31, 2018 - 12:04 pm
    At the beginning of August, we laid out the 10 biggest questions heading into Training Camp. Now that the preseason is over, it's time to see what answers we received. 10) Is this the end of Joe Flacco? Answer: Not yet While the former Super Bowl MVP hasn't exactly been Tom Brady this preseason,...
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    August 29, 2018 - 7:59 am
    The numbers are huge. Odell Beckham will earn another $95M from the Giants, making him the highest paid wide receiver ever. He'll get $65M of that guaranteed. He will make $20M per year over the first three years. He's paid more than Julio Jones, Antonio Brown, and Mike Evans. Beckham will make as...
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    August 01, 2018 - 4:46 pm
    Thursday marks the official beginning of the preseason with the Hall of Fame Game, which means it is now time to start looking seriously at NFL'18. The biggest questions of the season have five months to shake themselves out, but there are plenty of queries that will get answers before Opening...
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    July 31, 2018 - 3:36 pm
    The Cowboys were known as "America's Team" because they embodied what the country wanted to see in itself. The Cowboys were powerful, glamorous, and most of all, winners. Referring to the organization by that moniker now feels like mockery, a snide shot at what it no longer is. Dallas has won two...
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    July 24, 2018 - 12:49 pm
    Carmelo Anthony resides in a strange, vexing place. For college basketball fans, he was a winner. He was the ultimate alpha dog, a player who can put a team on his back and lead it to the promised land. For NBA fans, he is a loser. He is the ultimate prima donna, a self-centered diva who cannot...
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    July 02, 2018 - 12:00 am
    It was a prayer, a half-court heave at the buzzer down three. One year ago, the Thunder was out of time and GM Sam Presti figured he'd try something, anything. So he traded for Paul George in a desperate attempt to keep Russell Westbrook in the midwest. OKC had been ravaged by free agency once...
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    June 22, 2018 - 11:35 am
    Winners : Marvin Bagley : The destination might be riddled with lost careers and sunken stardom, but at least one NBA legend thinks he's slated to be the best player in this draft. I spoke to Dan Majerle, who told me as coach at Grand Canyon, he's worked closely with Bagley and believes he's a...
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