The DA Show

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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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    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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    Zion Williamson Duke NCAA Tournament
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    April 05, 2019 - 1:40 pm
    Many people believe that college athletes should be paid . The devil, however, is in the details. “Discussion is totally different than a person giving you the formula for how it can be done,” coaching legend John Thompson said on The DA Show. “It’s discussed all over the place. It was discussed...
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    Murry Bartow UCLA Interim Head Coach
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    April 05, 2019 - 12:27 pm
    UCLA’s basketball program is, in many ways, at a crossroads. Once untouchable under John Wooden – and a national power under Ben Howland – UCLA has finished around .500 for the second time in four seasons. The Bruins went 15-17 in 2015-16 and 17-16 this past season. Needless to say, there’s a lot...
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    Tony Bennett Virginia
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    April 04, 2019 - 2:50 pm
    Jim Jackson joined The DA Show live from the Final Four in Minneapolis on Thursday, sharing his thoughts on a number of people he played with, for, and against – including The Fab Five, John Calipari, Allen Iverson, Alonzo Mourning, Kobe Bryant and, yes, Tony Bennett. Click below to listen to...
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    Jason Terry NBA
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    April 04, 2019 - 1:47 pm
    For as much as Jason Terry accomplished in the NBA – and he accomplished a lot – there is nothing quite like playing in the Final Four and winning the national championship. Terry did that in 1997, helping Arizona beat Kansas, North Carolina and Kentucky, among others, en route to a title . “...
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    Jason Garrett Dallas Cowboys Head Coach
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    April 03, 2019 - 11:27 am
    One day after dropping by Tiki & Tierney to discuss his quest to change the NFL’s stance on medical marijuana , David Irving dropped by The DA Show to give a behind-the-scenes look at his former team, the Dallas Cowboys – Jason Garrett, specifically. While Jerry Jones was apparently OK with...
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    Lenny Dykstra
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    April 02, 2019 - 12:32 pm
    Once again, Lenny Dykstra is in the news, and once again, it is for not-positive reasons. The former Mets outfielder apparently plans to sue former teammate Ron Darling , who claims Dykstra hurled racist insults at former Red Sox pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd during Game 3 of the 1986 World Series...
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    April 01, 2019 - 1:13 pm
    Chris Beard has led Texas Tech to its first Final Four in school history, and if you’re surprised by this, you shouldn’t be. The college basketball world, for whatever reason, has missed on Beard throughout his career. And Gary Parrish doesn’t understand why. “I don’t have any idea because he was a...
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    Rick Barnes
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    March 29, 2019 - 1:48 pm
    Purdue and Tennessee played in what should be remembered as another March Madness classic on Thursday night, but afterwards much of the attention was on the officials, and on one call in particular. The Volunteers stormed back from an 18-point deficit only to then lose 99-94 in overtime, but the...
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    March 28, 2019 - 1:01 pm
    Kliff Kingsbury has yet to experience his first game as a head coach in the NFL, but he’s already making headlines. The Arizona Cardinals’ new head coach has announced that he will allow his players to take “cell phone breaks” during team meetings. Unsurprisingly, this new policy has received a bit...
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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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    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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