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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    Ronald Acuna Home Run Derby
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    July 09, 2019 - 11:45 am
    Kenny Lofton broke into the big leagues in 1991. Rickey Henderson and Vince Coleman were contemporaries. Teams actually tried to steal bases, play small-ball and manufacture runs. It was a glorious time. “I signed with the Astros with that turf,” Lofton said on The DA Show. “I thought it was the...
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    Jonathan Lucroy Jake Marisnick Astros Angels
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    July 08, 2019 - 12:10 pm
    World Series champion and two-time All-Star Alex Bregman dropped by CBS Sports Radio on Monday to discuss numerous topics, including teammate Jake Marisnick’s home-plate collision with Jonathan Lucroy on Sunday. Marisnick attempted to tag up from third base but collided with Lucroy and was called...
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    Kawhi Leonard Raptors NBA Free Agency
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    July 03, 2019 - 10:45 am
    Kawhi Leonard met with Magic Johnson to discuss anything and everything about potentially playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. There’s just one problem: Johnson spilled the beans about the conversation, which Leonard probably didn’t appreciate. Did Johnson hurt the Lakers’ chances of landing Leonard...
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    Kevin Durant
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    July 02, 2019 - 12:42 pm
    It remains to be seen what type of player Kevin Durant will be upon his return from a torn Achilles, but SNYtv NBA insider Ian Begley believes there’s a good chance KD will still be elite. “Even if Kevin is 90 percent, 85 percent of himself when he comes back in terms of athleticism, I still think...
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    Ron Swoboda New York Mets
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    July 01, 2019 - 12:49 pm
    The New York Mets lost 100+ games in five of their first seven seasons before winning the World Series in 1969. The most enduring image from that season, perhaps, is a black cat scurrying around the Cubs’ dugout at Shea Stadium amidst Chicago’s September collapse. “That cat was under the stands,”...
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    Tampa Bay Rays
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    June 27, 2019 - 2:21 pm
    The Tampa Bay Rays (45-35) have the fourth-best record in the American League, but the locals don’t seem to care . Which is why the organization may try to play half of its season in Montreal. Seriously. “Well, I think they’re just desperate to do something,” MLB Network’s Brian Kenny said on The...
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    Kyrie Irving Celtics
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    June 24, 2019 - 1:16 pm
    The Brooklyn Nets are reportedly interested in signing Kyrie Irving, but there’s a catch: they want Irving as part of a two-star package, not a solo act . Interesting… Given that the Nets haven’t won even 50 games since 2002, wouldn’t it be difficult for them to pass on Irving regardless?...
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    Cam Reddish Duke
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    June 20, 2019 - 11:36 am
    Barring an unforeseen shocker, the top three picks in the NBA Draft, in order, will be Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and R.J. Barrett. As for No. 4, well, that’s where things get interesting. The safest option at that point might be Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter, who, “like a queen on a chessboard,” can...
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    Cody Parkey Bears Kicker Wild Card
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    June 19, 2019 - 12:37 pm
    Last year, the Chicago Bears went 12-4, finished with their most wins since 2006 and won the NFC North for the first time since 2010. Nevertheless, their season ended with a 16-15 Wild Card loss to the Eagles, as Cody Parkey double-doinked a 42-yarder and sent the Bears into an early offseason...
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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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    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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