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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    Eli Manning New York Giants Dallas Cowboys NFL
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    March 11, 2019 - 12:33 pm
    The New York Giants have the sixth and 37th overall picks in the NFL Draft, and many analysts would be surprised, if not shocked, if the Giants don’t use one of those picks on a quarterback. In fact, many draft experts have the Giants selecting Ohio State quarterback prospect Dwayne Haskins in the...
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    March 08, 2019 - 12:15 pm
    Utah State beat then-No. 12 Nevada, 81-76, this past Saturday to win its first game against a ranked team since 2007. Unfortunately, tempers flared afterward , prompting the Mountain West Conference to investigate what actually transpired. It seems Utah State coach Craig Smith still doesn’t know. “...
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    Aaron Murray AAF
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    March 08, 2019 - 10:46 am
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open The Flex Cam was a fun in-stadium bit sweeping stadiums of any sport nationwide. Get the little kid to make a muscle and a mean face, and everyone laughs; everyone enjoys it. Now the Alliance of American Football is making everyone laugh with their version of the Flex Cam...
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    LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA
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    March 07, 2019 - 10:35 am
    When you think of the NBA, perhaps you think of millionaire entertainers authoring highlight reels for basketball fans around the world. While that’s true to a certain extent, NBA players, like all people, are human. NBA commissioner Adam Silver recognizes that, recently opining on players’ mental...
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    Mike Young Wofford College
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    March 06, 2019 - 11:35 am
    On Dec. 19, Wofford lost at then-No. 17 Mississippi State, 98-87. It was Wofford’s fourth loss of the season, all against Power Five teams. In fact, the other losses came against then-No. 8 North Carolina, Oklahoma and then-No. 2 Kansas. Well, Wofford (26-4) hasn’t lost since. The No. 22 Terriers...
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    March 05, 2019 - 12:09 pm
    Christian Laettner is one of the greatest college basketball players of all time. He holds numerous NCAA records, helped Duke to four Final Fours, and led the Blue Devils to back-to-back national titles in 1991 and 1992, beating Kansas and Michigan, respectively, in the championship. Perhaps their...
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    Kyler Murray NFL Combine
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    March 04, 2019 - 12:44 pm
    After measuring favorably at the NFL Combine, Kyler Murray’s draft stock is at an all-time high . In fact, Bleacher Report NFL Draft insider Matt Miller believes Murray will be the No. 1 pick on April 25. “I do,” Miller said on The DA Show. “Based on all the conversations that I’ve been having for...
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    James Harden Chris Paul NBA Houston Rockets
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    March 01, 2019 - 12:48 pm
    Ian Thomsen dropped by CBS Sports Radio to discuss his new book, “The Soul of Basketball: The Epic Showdown Between LeBron, Kobe, Doc, and Dirk That Saved the NBA,” as well as the 2018-19 NBA season – the Houston Rockets, in particular. James Harden scored 58 points in a 121-118 win over Miami on...
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    Kyler Murray Oklahoma Alabama College Football Playoff
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    February 28, 2019 - 12:51 pm
    After months of speculation about his height – and weight – Kyler Murray’s measurables are upon us. The Heisman Trophy winner cleared 5-10 and 200 pounds at the NFL Combine on Thursday. How will that affect his draft stock, you ask? As it turns out, potentially a lot. “Well, 5-10 looks a lot better...
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    February 28, 2019 - 11:43 am
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open Three down, seven to go in the AAF regular season, and we are set up for what should be the wild, wild West. Entering the season, Arizona was a championship favorite – and their 2-0 start to the season seemed to confirm that – but a sudden loss in Salt Lake on Saturday has...
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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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    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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