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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    April 26, 2018 - 12:15 pm
    Video of CBS Sports Tiki Barber joins D.A. The first round of the NFL Draft will unfold at AT&T Stadium on Thursday night, as teams hope to turn prospects into franchise cornerstones. Unfortunately, many teams go about this process the wrong way. They become too enamored with hand size or 40...
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    April 25, 2018 - 12:07 pm
    Video of CBS Sports Network’s London Fletcher on NFL Draft Whether it’s Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, or perhaps even Baker Mayfield, the Cleveland Browns, many analysts assume, will draft a quarterback No. 1 overall in Thursday’s NFL Draft. London Fletcher, however, would not. “For me, if I was...
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    April 24, 2018 - 2:18 pm
    Video of Vegas Golden Knights leader Nate Schmidt on the playoff run As if winning the Pacific division wasn’t impressive enough, the Las Vegas Golden Knights swept the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 in their first-round playoff series and will face the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference semifinals...
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    April 24, 2018 - 12:43 pm
    Video of NFL Network's Trent Dilfer talks draft with D.A. Lamar Jackson is not a finished product. Few people would suggest that he is. But he could – under the right circumstances – be the steal of the NFL Draft. “I think you got to be willing to build an offense (around him),” Super Bowl...
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    April 23, 2018 - 1:49 pm
    Video of Sam Darnold joins WatchDA.com | CBS Sports Radio Sam Darnold is from California and played college football at USC, so the average fan might assume his childhood was all glitz, all glamour, all beaches, and all Hollywood. It wasn’t. Granted, Darnold enjoyed surfing – he was a boogie-...
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    April 20, 2018 - 10:59 am
    Video of Corey Chavous: I Would Take Chubb AND Barkley If I Were The Browns With the NFL Draft less than a week away, speculation is swirling about what the Cleveland Browns will do with picks 1 and 4. Some people believe they’ll take a quarterback No. 1, some people believe they’ll take a...
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    April 19, 2018 - 1:04 pm
    Video of Christian Sam joins WatchDA.com | CBS Sports Radio Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen are two of the top quarterback prospects in this year’s NFL Draft. In fact, they could be the first two quarterbacks – if not the first two picks – off the board. Which one is better, you ask? Well, instead of...
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    April 18, 2018 - 1:01 pm
    Video of Alabama linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton Based on talent, Shaun Dion Hamilton is one of the best linebacker prospects in the NFL Draft. But after suffering season-ending knee injuries two years in a row – first a torn ACL, then a broken knee cap – he carries a bit of risk. NFL teams, however...
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    April 17, 2018 - 11:58 am
    Video of Ian Thomsen joins D.A. The Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t just lose Game 1 of their first-round playoff series with the Pacers; they were embarrassed. They trailed by 20 in the first quarter and ultimately lost, 98-80. LeBron James didn’t attempt a shot until more than 10 minutes into the game...
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    April 16, 2018 - 12:11 pm
    Video of Steve Spurrier Alliance of American Football Head Coach The Alliance of American Football will debut in February 2019, and it won’t be short on star power. Steve Spurrier will coach the Orlando franchise and is already trying to recruit Tim Tebow to play quarterback. Whether Tebow will...
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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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    March 15, 2018 - 8:18 am
    What I Love : Cousins chooses Vikings : A deal that makes sense for both sides. Minnesota is an elite quarterback away from a title. Kirk gets his massive payday. Let's see how he does with all the pressure to win big and no excuses of a bad organization. Hollywood Corners : Both Marcus Peters and...
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    April 28, 2017 - 10:47 am
    One of America’s most enduring economies of nonsense is the grading of the NFL Draft. How can we hand out A’s or F’s if we literally have no idea how the player will perform? This is akin to predicting whether you will have a good day three years from tomorrow. “April 29, 2020? You know, looking at...
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    April 25, 2017 - 3:24 pm
    Rare is the moment in the lead up to the NFL Draft where you are struck by the level-headedness of what you hear. Usually it’s all noise and anonymous-source conjecture around this time. Which is why my conversation with Washington DT Elijah Qualls was so incredible. A 22-year-old seemed to have...
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    April 14, 2017 - 12:55 pm
    There is a common complaint the NBA is too predictable this season, and these playoffs will be more of the same. This has felt like a 5-month preamble towards Cavs/Warriors Part III, and while Cleveland has hit wet roads en route many believe there’s still no team ready to dethrone them in the East...
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    March 31, 2017 - 1:54 pm
    When you’re around a football coach you are always keenly aware you’re around one. The conversations are usually an unrelenting firehose of gridiron, all scheme and personnel. There is a very insular football community which probably stems from the inordinate amount of time spent watching film of...
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    March 28, 2017 - 1:26 pm
    In the wake of the Raiders moving to Las Vegas, it’s not like the NFL is the only sports entity looking to make a buck. We live in an age where the NBA is selling ads on its jerseys, MLB has company logos on its socks, and the NCAA basketball tournament of “unpaid amateurs” is worth $1.1 billion a...
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