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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    Baker Mayfield Cleveland Browns Quarterback
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    July 23, 2019 - 12:39 pm
    Since returning to Cleveland, the Browns have missed the playoffs in 19 of 20 seasons. Nevertheless, they are among the AFC favorites to reach the Super Bowl. Let’s say the Browns win the Super Bowl this season. How much different would a Browns’ Super Bowl title feel to Cleveland than LeBron James...
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    Jim Harbaugh Urban Meyer Michigan Ohio State
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    July 22, 2019 - 1:21 pm
    Jim Harbaugh took a shot at Urban Meyer at Big Ten Media Days last week, saying that while Meyer has had “a winning record,” “controversy follows” him everywhere. Those comments haven’t exactly aged well. “When’s the last time Michigan beat Ohio State?” ACC Radio Network host Mark Packer said on...
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    Rob Schneider
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    July 19, 2019 - 12:38 pm
    Actor and comedian Rob Schneider dropped by The DA Show on Friday to discuss his life, career, podcast and, yes, steroids. Believe it or not, steroid use is not uncommon in Hollywood, which, in a way, makes sense. “Actors, all they got to do is take care of the way they look,” Schneider said. “That...
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    Tyreek Hill Chiefs NFL
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    July 19, 2019 - 11:08 am
    The NFL will not suspend Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy. Hill, 25, can attend the Chiefs’ training camp, which opens July 26. Hill had been barred from all team activities after controversial audio surfaced in April in which Hill told...
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    Dabo Swinney Nick Saban Clemson Alabama CFB
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    July 18, 2019 - 11:20 am
    Nick Saban is great at many things, including his ability to rationalize or explain away losses. Such was the case at SEC Media Days, when he blamed his coaching staff and looming NFL careers for Alabama’s humbling 44-16 loss to Clemson in the national championship. Is it surprising that Saban said...
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    Cam Newton Carolina Panthers
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    July 17, 2019 - 12:44 pm
    NFL Films director Steve Trout dropped by CBS Sports Radio to discuss “All or Nothing,” which debuts Friday. The eight-part series tells the behind-the-scenes story of the 2018 Carolina Panthers, who started 6-2 but finished 7-9 and missed the playoffs. Several noteworthy Panthers are featured in...
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    Jimbo Fisher Texas A&M SEC
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    July 17, 2019 - 10:11 am
    Jimbo Fisher had a highly successful first season at Texas A&M. The Aggies went 9-4, lost to eventual national champion Clemson by just two points in September, beat LSU in a seven-overtime marathon in November, and decimated NC State in the Gator Bowl. But make no mistake: Fisher will not be...
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    Lincoln Riley Oklahoma
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    July 16, 2019 - 11:49 am
    Jalen Hurts has not been named the starting quarterback at Oklahoma, but that day is coming – Sooners rather than later (pun most definitely intended). “I can’t see a scenario where he’s not (the starter),” Fort Worth Star-Telegram Big 12 insider Mac Engel said on The DA Show. “I think the more...
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    Tony Romo Dallas Cowboys
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    July 15, 2019 - 4:51 pm
    Tony Romo successfully defended his celebrity golf title in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course this past weekend, but he’s making headlines for football reasons, as Peyton Manning may have taken a veiled shot at Romo for his dedication – or lack thereof – to the game...
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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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    July 02, 2018 - 12:00 am
    It was a prayer, a half-court heave at the buzzer down three. One year ago, the Thunder was out of time and GM Sam Presti figured he'd try something, anything. So he traded for Paul George in a desperate attempt to keep Russell Westbrook in the midwest. OKC had been ravaged by free agency once...
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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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