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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    Myles Garrett Mason Rudolph
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    November 19, 2019 - 12:06 pm
    As a former All-Pro defensive lineman, Shawne Merriman knows how physical an NFL game can be. He knows how emotional it can be. But he also knows there’s no justification for Myles Garrett trying to hit Mason Rudolph with a helmet. “It was terrible for many different reasons,” Merriman said in-...
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    Lamar Jackson Ravens
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    November 18, 2019 - 1:06 pm
    The Baltimore Ravens (8-2) won their sixth straight game Sunday, beating the Texans 41-7. They have won their last four games by at least 14 points and their last two by a combined score of 90-20. So, who’s the best team in the AFC? “Oh, it’s the Ravens,” Ross Tucker said on The DA Show. “I do...
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    Browns Steelers brawl
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    November 15, 2019 - 2:43 pm
    Myles Garrett has been suspended indefinitely for hitting Mason Rudolph with a helmet Thursday. At the very least, Garrett will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs. NFL on FOX analyst Charles Davis watched the fight unfold in real time and could not believe what he was seeing. “Horror...
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    Colin Kaepernick 49ers
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    November 14, 2019 - 11:14 am
    On Tuesday, NFL teams were invited to attend a private workout for Colin Kaepernick this Saturday in Atlanta. While some teams – including the Patriots, Cowboys, and Giants – are reportedly interested in seeing Kaepernick, the execution of this workout has been curious, at best. Is this truly a...
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    Jason Garrett Cowboys
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    November 14, 2019 - 10:30 am
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open The Cowboys lose the Fraud Bowl, and coaching was a big reason why. Jason Garrett was once again clueless in game management in a big spot, and the offense at times looked in disarray in another prime-time game where many expected a big moment from Dallas. The Cowboys have...
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    Colin Kaepernick 49ers
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    November 13, 2019 - 12:11 pm
    The NFL is hosting a private workout for Colin Kaepernick in Atlanta on Saturday, as all 32 teams were invited to attend. Even if Kaepernick has a good workout, though, will there be teams genuinely interested in signing him? “I think there will,” PFF analyst Solomon Wilcots said on The DA Show. “I...
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    Nick Saban Alabama LSU
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    November 12, 2019 - 11:18 am
    The College Football Playoff committee will release its second set of rankings Tuesday night, and the biggest question on everyone’s mind is this: What will the committee do with Alabama? Ranked No. 3 in the initial poll, Alabama lost at home to No. 2 LSU on Saturday. The Crimson Tide trailed by 20...
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    Kyle Allen Carolina Panthers
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    November 11, 2019 - 2:28 pm
    Kyle Allen went undrafted in 2018, but he might be the quarterback of the future for the Carolina Panthers. Allen, 23, played valiantly against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers at snowy Lambeau Field on Sunday, going 28-of-43 for 307 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Allen took the...
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    Pat Shurmur Giants
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    November 08, 2019 - 9:33 am
    By Shaun Morash Cold Open The month has changed, but the NFL's biggest problem in 2019 has not. The unnecessary overreaction to last year's NFC Championship game is getting worse as coaches are continuing to challenge obvious – yes, I said obvious – pass interference misses by officials only to not...
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    Jon Dorenbos Eagles
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    November 07, 2019 - 1:10 pm
    Former Pro Bowl long snapper Jon Dorenbos dropped by CBS Sports Radio on Thursday to discuss his life and career, among other topics. The 39-year-old has a heartbreaking yet inspirational story. When Dorenbos was 12, his father murdered his mother. While football would become an emotional outlet...
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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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