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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    Antonio Brown Patriots
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    November 06, 2019 - 1:12 pm
    Certain NFL players do a wonderful job of representing their franchise on and off the field. Often, these players remain involved with said organization after their playing days. They serve as team ambassadors, there’s the Ring of Honor, the team’s Hall of Fame – the list goes on. Other NFL players...
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    Dean Spanos Chargers
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    November 06, 2019 - 12:20 pm
    Luis in Palmdale – a longtime listener of The DA Show – phoned in Wednesday to give his candid thoughts on Dean Spanos, as well as share some exciting personal news. We’ll start with Spanos, who has vehemently denied reports that the Chargers might relocate to London . While the Chargers may remain...
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    Odell Beckham Jr. Cleats
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    November 05, 2019 - 1:14 pm
    In Week 8, Odell Beckham Jr. hand-delivered a gift to Tom Brady: a pair of cleats made of goat hair. The insinuation, of course, is that Brady is the GOAT – the greatest of all time. “I thought that was pretty cool,” Jerry Rice said on The DA Show. “But the Cleveland Browns, they got a lot going on...
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    Pat Shurmur Giants
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    November 05, 2019 - 10:35 am
    CBS Sports Radio personality Shaun Morash ripped Giants coach Pat Shurmur in an epic rant on The DA Show on Tuesday morning. Morash took Shurmur to task for several coaching decisions in the Giants’ 37-18 loss to the Cowboys on Monday Night Football, including his decision to punt down two scores...
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    Ed Reed John Harbaugh Ravens
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    November 01, 2019 - 12:04 pm
    Ed Reed was a member of the Baltimore Ravens from 2002 to 2012, during which he played for two head coaches: Brian Billick and John Harbaugh. What was the biggest difference between the two? “Their height,” Reed said on The DA Show, prompting laughter from host Damon Amendolara. “Coach Harbaugh is...
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    Ronnie Lott Niners
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    October 31, 2019 - 1:46 pm
    Tom Brady, Eli Manning and Philip Rivers are among the best quarterbacks of their generation. Brady, of course, is perhaps the greatest quarterback of all time. Nevertheless, all three could be playing for different teams next season. Ronnie Lott, who played a decade for the Niners before spending...
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    AJ Hinch World Series Game 7
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    October 31, 2019 - 11:14 am
    Through the first six innings of Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday, Zack Greinke was rolling. In the seventh inning, however, he ran into trouble. He gave up a solo home run to Anthony Rendon that cut the Astros’ lead in half, and then he walked Juan Soto. A.J. Hinch went to the bullpen...
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    Adam Gase Jets
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    October 31, 2019 - 10:17 am
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open For essentially my entire life, the NFL Trade Deadline meant nothing. Maybe a sixth-round pick would go for a backup offensive lineman and we would see the update on ESPN's bottom ticker. Now, maybe because of more real-time reporting on Twitter, or perhaps because of a...
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    Gerrit Cole World Series
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    October 30, 2019 - 11:15 am
    If you weren’t familiar with Julia Rose prior to Game 5 of the World Series, you’re probably familiar with her now, as she was one of three women who flashed Gerrit Cole at Nationals Park. “We knew where cameras would be,” Rose said on The DA Show. “That was kind of our decision-making of where to...
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    Dwight Freeney Colts
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    October 29, 2019 - 11:36 am
    The Indianapolis Colts were one of the most dominant teams in the NFL in the 2000s, winning 12+ games every year from 2003 to 2009. And, in 2006, they won the Super Bowl. But that wasn’t the best Colts team of that era. “I think it was definitely the team that got hot at the right time,” Dwight...
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    Russell Westbrook
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    April 18, 2019 - 8:49 am
    Any NBA child of the '80s loved Dominique Wilkins. He was all too easy to adore. His slam dunks scraped the sky. His athleticism jumped off the TV like a cartoon. That stylistically radical Hawks logo looked like a backwards Pac-Man . The Omni seemed like a Tetris block landed on Atlanta . C'mon,...
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    Tom Dundon AAF
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    March 27, 2019 - 4:31 pm
    Perhaps this is all a power play, a stiff arm of the opponent in the direction you need them to go. This may be an intelligent, savvy businessman manipulating the news like a puppet master. The AAF could have the perfect leader behind the wheel, and this moment will be written about in history...
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    New York Knicks Owner James Dolan Watches From The Sidelines
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    March 15, 2019 - 1:57 pm
    He doesn't play. He doesn't coach. He doesn't build the roster. So how is it that James Dolan stands in the way of the Knicks ever winning a championship? It's because he poisons the entire organization, a noxious fume that permeates all rooms of Madison Square Garden. And people with options –...
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    AAF Matt Simms
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    February 28, 2019 - 1:30 pm
    Skeptics would like to point to the Alliance of American Football's opening month and claim turbulence. News of the league enduring payroll problems, needing a $250 million infusion of cash, having its premier team forced into practicing in a different state, and being sued would appear to be all...
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    February 11, 2019 - 1:57 pm
    Video of The AAF put the NFL's problems on full display I The D.A. Show Something interesting happened on the way to poking fun at a startup spring football league. We realized a fast pace and monster hits on quarterbacks were relics of the past, and man did it feel good to have them back...
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    February 08, 2019 - 11:26 am
    Video of Owners aren't spending for Harper/Machado because they worry about their baseball's future For more than a century, the days before pitchers and catchers report have been filled with glee and optimism. Next week, baseball players will report to sun-splashed locales, and...
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    January 07, 2019 - 3:09 pm
    Somehow he did it again. Nick Foles led the Eagles down the field, cooly and calmly, and found Golden Tate for the win. Sure, Cody Parkey had to double-doink the game-winning field goal as time expired for it to hold up, but Foles did his part. Again. And there is no historical precedent for it...
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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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