The DA Show

The DA Show

Mon-Fri: 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM 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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    Jakob Gollon Mercer Duke
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    March 31, 2020 - 10:21 am
    In 2014, Mercer recorded one of the most shocking opening-round upsets in NCAA Tournament history , knocking off No. 3 Duke, 78-71, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mercer, which had an all-senior starting lineup, hadn’t made the NCAA Tournament since 1985. Duke, meanwhile, had reached 11 Final Fours...
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    Great American Ball Park
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    March 30, 2020 - 10:34 am
    It remains to be seen when, or if, the 2020 MLB season will take place, but as of now, the best-case scenario for regular-season baseball is early-mid June. As for a 162-game season? Highly unlikely. “There’s no way at this point we’re getting in a 162-game season. It’s already too late for that,”...
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    Italy COVID19
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    March 27, 2020 - 11:16 am
    The coronavirus pandemic has hurt numerous countries around the globe, none more so than Italy , whether the death rate hovers around 10 percent. Forbes 400 CEO and businessman Rocco Commisso dropped by CBS Sports Radio on Friday to shed light on Italy’s plight, as well as ask for donations to help...
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    Georgetown Villanova 1985
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    March 27, 2020 - 10:35 am
    In 1985, eighth-seeded Villanova beat top-seeded Georgetown, 66-64, in the national championship. It remains one of the greatest upsets in college basketball history . Just don’t tell that to Villanova . “I don’t remember us really feeling like we were underdogs ever,” former Villanova coach Steve...
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    Michael Jordan North Carolina
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    March 26, 2020 - 10:42 am
    The 1982 national championship between North Carolina and Georgetown is one of the all-time greats in NCAA Tournament history. It ended with Michael Jordan doing what he did a lot in his basketball career: hitting a game-winning jump shot . Almost 40 years later, that shot, that moment, remains...
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    Robert Kraft Tom Brady Patriots
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    March 25, 2020 - 1:25 pm
    On Tuesday, Tom Brady held his first news conference as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was, of course, asked about his exit from the New England Patriots, and his response to this topic was much different than Robert Kraft’s. “Robert Kraft has really gone out of his way to try to shape...
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    March Madness Basketball
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    March 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm
    It’s one of the most iconic moments in NCAA Tournament history. Moments after his 15th-seeded Hampton Pirates beat 2-seed Iowa State, 58-57, in 2001, Steve Merfield ran across the court. He was soon picked up by one of his players and suspended in midair , his legs kicking, his fists pumping. It...
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    Jarrett Stidham Patriots
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    March 23, 2020 - 12:03 pm
    With Tom Brady in Tampa Bay, the New England Patriots, as of now, will start Jarrett Stidham or Brian Hoyer at quarterback. Key words being as of now . At least we think. “If Bill Belichick is going to ride a series of backups right now, it’s the ultimate troll job,” Damon Amendolara said on The DA...
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    Final Four 2006
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    March 20, 2020 - 10:34 am
    In 2006, George Mason reached the Final Four . It was one of the greatest runs in NCAA Tournament history. For Lamar Butler and his teammates, however, there remains a sense of wonder about what could have been. “Honestly, we came up one game short,” Butler said on The DA Show. “It still haunts us...
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    Mitchell Trubisky Bears
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    March 19, 2020 - 5:12 pm
    The Chicago Bears traded a fourth-round pick to Jacksonville for Nick Foles on Wednesday. For Damon Amendolara, this move speaks volumes. “The Bears, by trading for [Foles], are admitting [Trubisky is] a bust,” Amendolara said on The DA Show. “They’ve admitted their mistake. They’ve now spent...
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