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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    November 05, 2018 - 12:46 pm
    Video of Dan Wetzel – Yahoo Sports Columnist As the $100,000 Brian Bowen recruiting controversy showed, the words college basketball and amateurism don’t belong in the same sentence. Take it from Dan Wetzel, who was at the trial and has been arguing against the NCAA’s outdated model for years. “...
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    November 02, 2018 - 12:57 pm
    The Dallas Cowboys (3-4) fave had an up and down season. They’ve alternated losses and wins and dropped two games by a field goal. Yet, the Cowboys are very much alive in the NFC East. They trail Washington (5-2) by two games and Philadelphia (4-4) by a half game and have three games against those...
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    November 01, 2018 - 12:02 pm
    Video of NFL Analyst Geoff Schwartz Le’Veon Bell was going to report for Week 1. Then he was going to report a month into the season. Then he was going to report after the bye. Then he was going to report after the trade deadline. Still no Bell in Pittsburgh. What’s his end game here? “Well, he...
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    November 01, 2018 - 10:03 am
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open Sunday’s loss is another notch on the Fire Mike McCarthy belt in Green Bay. Though Ty Montgomery spoke at his locker Monday and claimed he didn’t disobey coaches’ orders not to run a kick out of the end zone (one he fumbled and never allowed Aaron Rodgers a chance at...
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    October 31, 2018 - 10:51 am
    Video of Ralph Russo, Associated Press College Football Writer No. 3 LSU (7-1) hosts No. 1 Alabama (8-0) in perhaps the college football game of the year Saturday night, and all anyone wants to know is this: Do the Tigers have a legitimate chance of beating the Tide? Well, it’s complicated. “They’...
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    October 30, 2018 - 12:14 pm
    Video of Ian Eagle, CBS Sports PBP Announcer It remains to be seen when Le’Veon Bell will report to the Pittsburgh Steelers, but at this point, one must wonder if the Steelers even want him back. “That’s not to say that Le’Veon Bell couldn’t help this team,” NFL on CBS analyst Ian Eagle said on The...
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    October 29, 2018 - 4:58 pm
    Video of Jason LaCanfora, CBS Sports NFL Insider The Jacksonville Jaguars lost their fourth straight game Sunday, this time to the Eagles in London. In fact, the Jaguars (3-5) have lost five of six since their 0-2 start. What is their biggest problem? “They don’t have a quarterback,” CBS Sports NFL...
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    October 26, 2018 - 3:32 pm
    Video of Bart Scott joins D.A. in studio Le’Veon Bell has not reported to the Pittsburgh Steelers yet, and Bart Scott isn’t the least bit surprised. “He’s coming back after the trade deadline,” Scott said on The DA Show. “What he didn’t want to happen is for them to trade him to a non-contender,...
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    October 26, 2018 - 9:18 am
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open Aggressive and analytical coaching is taking away from pure common sense. That wasn't more evident in Week 7 and it began in London On Sunday when Mike Vrabel's Titans went down the field to potentially come back and tie their game with the Chargers, only they elected to "...
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    October 25, 2018 - 12:20 pm
    Video of CBS Sports College Football Writer Barrett Sallee On Tuesday, Chad Kelly was arrested for trespassing. On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos released him. Kelly, the final pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, has a checkered past. He was dismissed from Clemson’s program in 2014, spent a year at East...
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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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    May 31, 2018 - 4:42 pm
    Why would the Sixers keep Bryan Colangelo? Philadelphia ownership may want to avoid looking unfair or reactionary. The team may not want to create instability or go through another hire. The organization may just want to keep chugging along on an upward climb since it's finally selling tickets,...
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    May 24, 2018 - 1:12 pm
    We are, at our core, a nation of sports simpletons, one which has dismissed Alex Ovechkin for his entire career. Nuance is eschewed, and deep analytics are "the land of dorks." Aesthetics? Meh. We usually base our ultimate judgments on only one criteria: championships. The roots of our country are...
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    May 16, 2018 - 11:13 am
    The fortunes of an NBA playoff series swing faster than a debate on Yanni vs. Laurel. A few days ago, many wondered how the depleted Celtics would bottle up the sheer dominance of LeBron James. The King had destroyed the top-seeded Raptors with such violence and velocity, it seemed impossible a...
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    May 14, 2018 - 10:31 am
    Even if it's only one game, the Celtics delivered something the NBA Playoffs need more of: drama. None of the second-round series went past five games, and no underdog advanced to the conference finals. Sure, the Cavs swept the top-seeded Raptors, but Toronto's spring swoons and the historic...
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    April 27, 2018 - 1:16 pm
    There seemed to be no way the Browns could screw this up. Two picks in the top four, what could go wrong? That should teach us never to assume anything is painless and easy about a Cleveland draft. To me, the Browns should've nabbed Sam Darnold or Josh Rosen first, and then Bradley Chubb fourth...
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    April 20, 2018 - 1:42 pm
    Took long enough, but North America's most powerful sports enterprise has finally swallowed a healthy dose of humility. A week in mid-April is not usually supposed to deliver a spade of structural changes for the NFL. This is usually the last of the mock draft silliness, a final round of endlessly...
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    April 09, 2018 - 12:55 pm
    Video of Are the Pats lurking for Lamar Jackson? | D.A. on CBS The chess match is never over within Foxboro's walls. Enemies are being scouted. Exit strategies developed. Every future situation planned for. If A, then B. If C, then D. It's not that Bill Belichick is always right (witness Albert...
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    March 30, 2018 - 1:34 pm
    You have probably devoted a part of your life to at least one team. You've spent money on tickets, merchandise, concessions and parking. You've spent emotional currency watching innumerable hours of games, unable to sleep after bad losses, dancing like a maniac after wins. If you have done this for...
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    March 27, 2018 - 4:18 pm
    Video of Is Zion Williamson the last great college star? It's no mystery college basketball is in the middle of upheaval. Whether it's the ticking time bomb of the FBI probe, Loyola-Chicago's run to the Final Four, or the NBA's plan to have a relationship with grassroots basketball, it feels like...
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