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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    May 24, 2018 - 12:47 pm
    Video of Colin Miller Vegas Golden Knights Defenseman When the Boston Bruins made Colin Miller available for the 2017 NHL expansion draft, the 25-year-old defenseman wasn’t upset. “No, I understand,” Miller said on The DA Show. “It’s a business. That’s how it works. Boston has a lot of great...
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    May 23, 2018 - 11:44 am
    Video of Tony Dungy joins WatchDA.com | CBS Sports Radio The NFL is reportedly mulling a rule change that would penalize players 15 yards for protesting during the national anthem. Tony Dungy isn't sure if that’s the right way to go. “I think the big thing is just go to the players and say, ‘Look,...
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    May 22, 2018 - 12:45 pm
    Video of MLB Network Host Chris Rose Shohei Ohtani doesn’t lead the majors in home runs. In fact, with six dingers on the season, he ranks just outside the top 40 – in the American League. But he should absolutely participate in the Home Run Derby in July. “One thousand percent behind it,” MLB...
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    May 21, 2018 - 12:51 pm
    Video of Antonio Daniels joins WatchDA.com | CBS Sports Radio Whatever happens the rest of the postseason, the Boston Celtics have a lot to be excited about. Fourth-best record in the league, second-best record in the East, up 2-1 on LeBron James and the Cavs in the Eastern Conference Finals – life...
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    May 15, 2018 - 12:15 pm
    Monmouth Park would like to begin accepting sports wagers Monday, May 28, but veteran sports marketer Frank Vuono thinks that might be a bit idealistic – not by much, though. Monmouth may have to wait for New Jersey to implement sports-betting regulations, which could occur as early as June 7. “...
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    May 11, 2018 - 12:09 pm
    Video of NBA Analyst Sekou Smith with D.A. Despite leading the Toronto Raptors to the No. 1 seed in the East, a franchise-record 59 wins, and the second-best record in the NBA, Dwane Casey was fired Friday. Toronto’s win total improved in six of Casey’s seven seasons, but that wasn’t enough to save...
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    May 11, 2018 - 11:36 am
    Video of NFL Veteran Offensive Linemen Jermon Bushrod with D.A. Offensive lineman Jermon Bushrod has blocked for Jay Cutler for two different organizations: the Bears and the Dolphins. His experience with the QB? Overwhelmingly positive – which runs counter to the common Cutler narrative. Cutler,...
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    May 10, 2018 - 12:53 pm
    Video of Keith Hernandez with D.A. Keith Hernandez dropped by CBS Sports Radio on Thursday to discuss his new book, “I’m Keith Hernandez: A Memoir,” which delves into his life and career. Hernandez, 64, was one of the best players of his era. He played in the big leagues from 1974-90, was a five-...
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    May 09, 2018 - 10:51 am
    Video of Jeremy Roenick with D.A. A few years ago, the Las Vegas Golden Knights were a concept. Now they’re a Western Conference finalist. The Knights swept the Kings in the first round of the playoffs and dispatched the Sharks in six in the second. Have we ever seen anything like this? “No, there’...
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    May 08, 2018 - 12:37 pm
    Video of Brandon Jacobs joins WatchDA.com | CBS Sports Radio The New York Giants drafted Saquon Barkley No. 2 overall in this year’s NFL Draft, and many fans hated the pick. Former Giant and two-time Super Bowl champion Brandon Jacobs, however, did not. “I think that was the best pick the Giants...
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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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    May 14, 2018 - 10:31 am
    Even if it's only one game, the Celtics delivered something the NBA Playoffs need more of: drama. None of the second-round series went past five games, and no underdog advanced to the conference finals. Sure, the Cavs swept the top-seeded Raptors, but Toronto's spring swoons and the historic...
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    April 27, 2018 - 1:16 pm
    There seemed to be no way the Browns could screw this up. Two picks in the top four, what could go wrong? That should teach us never to assume anything is painless and easy about a Cleveland draft. To me, the Browns should've nabbed Sam Darnold or Josh Rosen first, and then Bradley Chubb fourth...
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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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