Five Minute Mothership // Fred Smoot on Gay NFL Players // Epic Fail
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with caller reaction to early NBA Free Agency rumors: Kevin Love resigns with Cavs and LaMarcus Aldridge didn’t like the Lakers sales pitch. Next up, we revisit our conversation from earlier with former big league ace Doc Gooden, who said that the innings and pitch count restrictions on young pitchers is stunting their development. We close 5MM by revisiting an all-time Mothership moment from earlier in the show, where Badlands Booker exploded hotdog juice like Mount McKinley. // Former NFL cornerback Fred Smoot made waves earlier in the week with his comments about gay players in the NFL. Smoot said that he played with gay players and everyone knew that they were gay. DA says it’s time we give athletes credit and they aren’t all like Richie Incognito. // The Epic Fail from tonight’s show involves Jacob Wilkins, the legendary voice of the Chicken Challenge and WienershipIII, who stole the show.
Golden Tongs Trophy Presentation // Champ and Chump // Doc Gooden Joins DA
Badlands Booker won Wienership 3 and with that comes the hardware. It is The Golden Tongs Trophy Presentation for the now back to back champ. // DA’s champ is Jimmy Butler. His breakout season has earned him a big time contract with the Bulls. DA’s chumps are the fans who are freaking out over #NHL free agency and over reacting to their team. // Former World Champion, Cy Young Award winner, and Rookie of the Year winner Doc Gooden joined DA. He discusses how much pressure the young Mets pitching staff has on itself with a lineup behind them that can’t hit.
Sound Check // Paul Pierce Lands with the Clippers // Weinership Challenge
DA plays back the best sound of the day. This includes a really rough day on updates for Bitter Berman. // Paul Pierce landed a new deal with the Clippers on Thursday night. DA explains why this is a smart move for Doc Rivers and the Clippers. //The 3rd annual Weinership Challenge is here. The DA Show eats as a team vs the great Eric “Badlands” Booker. Listen here to see who wins the coveted Golden Tongs.
Kevin Love Back in Cleveland // Aldridge Decision // Jim Harbaugh Awkward Interview
Kevin Love announced Wednesday he will return to the Cavs as they have unfinished business. The Cavs know they just need good parts around Lebron, and Love is that. // LaMarcus Aldridge is apparently not interested in signing with the Lakers after their pitch. If he ends up in San Antonio, it will be an amazing fit for a franchise that has been great for the last 15 years. // Jim Harbaugh had an awkward interview cut short on another station on Thursday. DA debates who was in the wrong, after Harbaugh took to Twitter.
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with you guys, the callers, who took out the trash on various topics. Next up, we revisit our conversation with Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, who believes the Seattle Seahawks front office knows how much Russell Wilson means to the franchise. Also, we are less than 24 hours away from the third annual Weinership Challenge, and we look back at last year’s competition. // Sam Amico, FOX Sports NBA Insider joins us to discuss the latest headlines surrounding the league. Sam fills us in with the latest free agency news and believes that Kevin Love will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. // The Epic Fail from this evening’s show comes from Mraz, who had the audacity to correct the way DA pronounced July.
Bob Condotta Joins DA // Sound Check // Champ and Chump
Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times joined DA to discuss the Russell Wilson situation. Bob tells DA it can’t be disputed that Wilson does in fact want to be the highest paid player. // DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes Bob Costas discussing the comment that got him in hot water. // DA’s champs are the Pelicans. They are pushing to sign Anthony Davis early before he ever hits free agency. DA’s chumps are the Bills QB's. Matt Cassel and EJ Manuel must really stink for Tyrod Taylor to be in the mix!
Trash Tuesday // Popovich Sleeping at Free Agency Start // Luke Ridnour Gets Dealt Again
It was another Epic Trash Tuesday on The DA Show. This week’s winner was Cowboy Dave in San Antonio who had a Trash Tuesday 50 years in the making. // With NBA Free Agency beginning at midnight you would think all coaches would start courting free agents in the middle of the night. Except for Coach Pop, who admitted he will be in bed. // Luke Ridnour was traded for the 4th time this week. Yeah, 4 times! DA looks at what may be the craziest week for any professional athlete ever.
Calipari Rumors Fly // Russell Wilson Situation // Drunk Jen Hates DA
Coach Cal constantly fins himself in NBA Coaching rumors. This time it is with the Sacramento Kings. DA explains why this would be ridiculous to think he would take this job. // Russell Wilson and the Seahawks contract situation is coming a whole bunch of nothing blown into something. DA explains why a deal will eventually be made. // Drunk Jen, a famous caller to the show, was all over DA on Twitter to start the show. DA rattles off her Tweets in what is a ridiculous rant.
Five Minute Mothership // Michael Sam // Epic Fail
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with New York Knicks insider for the New York Daily News, Frank Isola, who joined the Doug Gottlieb show and discussed reports that indicated Carmelo Anthony’s unhappiness with the Knicks first round pick. Next up, we revisit our conversation with NBA Insider for CBS, Ken Berger, who believes LaMarcus Aldridge will not be playing in Portland next season. Also, U.S. National team star and MLS Hall-of-Famer, Cobi Jones, said that soccer has become a big business in the United States. // After leaving the Montreal Alouettes during training camp without explanation, Michael Sam is ready to play football again. The team announced Sam has returned and will participate in football related activities starting this weekend. // The Epic Fail from this evening’s show comes from the voice of DA Show events, Jacob Wilkins. Jacob is excited to call the Weinership Challenge but is he prepared for the event?
Ken Berger Joins DA // College Football Around The Corner // Cobi Jones Joins DA
NBA Insider for CBS, Ken Berger, joined DA. He explains why it was an uneventful, yet eventful NBA Draft. He believes we will see a lot of very good, productive players, for a long time out of it. // The Golden Nugget released early college football game lines on some of the best matchups of the year. DA runs down the games he is most looking forward to. // USA Soccer legend Cobi Jones joined DA. He goes in depth on the current state of the MLS.
DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders saying the Patriots should not be champions because they cheated. // We have seen plenty of players argue with umpires before. Never have we seen an ump go after a player, until Thursday’s Cubs game. // The Wienership Challenge is a mere 5 days away so DA decided to check in with the voice of DA Show events, Jacob Wilkins. Jacob gives his preview for his big broadcast.
Melo is Unhappy // Desperate Celtics // Ryne Sandberg Becomes Fall Guy
Carmelo Anthony may be even more unhappy than Knicks fans after the draft. DA explains why Carmelo should not have expected anything different in the Cold Open. // Danny Ainge was so desperate to land Justice Winslow that he attempted to trade 6, yes 6, draft picks to Charlotte. That would have been like the Herschel Walker deal. // Ryne Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager on Friday, or so the Phillies will lead you to believe. DA explains why it makes no sense and we shouldn’t be buying that.
Marcos Breton Joins DA // Five Minute Mothership // Epic Fail
Marcos Breton of the Sacramento Bee joins DA to talk about the DeMarcus Cousins trade rumors swirling around the Sacramento Kings this week. Breton says that the Kings have to bring Karl and Cousins together so they can coexist. // Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with caller reaction to DA’s question of the night: what happened to Jahlil Okafor’s draft stock and did he fall to #3 because of the de-emphasis on big men in the NBA. Next up, we revisit some of the conversation with Los Angeles Daily News sports columnist Vincent Bonsignore on the pulse of the City of Angels following the Lakers drafting D’Angelo Russell. Last up in 5MM, we hear from Marcos Breton from the Sacramento Bee, who says that the Kings are still suffering from the firing of Mike Malone. // The Epic Fail from tonight’s show involves James Ward on the wheels of steel. Ward, a long-time Knicks fan, melts down in real time after the Knicks draft Kristaps Porzingis out of Latvia with the number 4 pick.
Knicks Fans Melt Down // Vincent Bonsignore Talks Lakers // Champ and Chump
There was hope for Okafor that was quickly thrashed for Knicks fans. The Knicks took Porzingis, and Knicks fans like James Ward melted down everywhere. // Vincent Bonsignore of the LA Daily News joined DA to discuss the Lakers passing on Jahlil Okafor. He believes the Lakers hit a home run with Russell. // DA’s champ is anyone who follows Gilbert Arenas on Instagram. Today he told the world where his stripper money is going. DA’s chump chump is George Karl. Kings ownership is reportedly growing more frustrated with him getting involved with player personnel.
NBA Draft Calls Flood In // Sound Check // Karl-Anthony Towns Goes 1
The phones were hot on The DA Show Thursday night. DA goes rapid fire with callers from coast to coast in anticipation of the NBA Draft. // DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes Wade Boggs telling TMZ he once drank 100 beers in a day. // The Timberwolves did not surprise anyone with the 1st overall pick. They selected Karl-Anthony Towns out of Kentucky.
Okafor is a Throwback to Better Days // Bad Look for George Karl // Knicks Rumors
Jahlil Okafor is a legit 7 foot a center as we have seen come into the NBA in a long time. In the last decade the NBA has no longer become about having a dominant big man. Okafor may change that. // George Karl looks atrocious after all the stories that have surfaced this week. Now even Kings ownership has grown frustrated with him after promising them he would not get involved in player personnel. // Heading into the NBA Draft the Knicks were a big time mystery. They could stand pat or trade back. They may be the most interesting team to watch Thursday.
Five Minute Mothership // Holy Testimony // Epic Fail
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with CBS Sports Network college basketball analyst Pete Gillen, who said earlier in the show that the Lakers have to take Jahlil Okafor with the second pick in the NBA Draft. Next up, our Denver Broncos insider Brandon Krisztal joined the show earlier and told us that he expects Peyton Manning to play a few more years in the NFL. Last up in 5MM, this weekend, DA’s Dad said that Jay Berman was a true pro on the updates, but what does Berman think? // DA hates Adam Schefter’s report about the Tom Brady appeal. The report said that ‘Tom Brady’s biggest ally was…Tom Brady’ and Robert Kraft’s testimony was holy - does it come with a barf bag? // The Epic Fail from this evening’s show comes from Steve in Indianapolis, who seemingly spent all day trying to track down a start time for the NBA Draft.
Champ and Chump // Brandon Krisztal Joins DA to talk Peyton Manning
DA’s champs are Blackhawks players. Because one player admitted the female fans in Chicago are quite aggressive. DA’s chumps are the Atlanta Hawks. They have the best classic jerseys yet made new awful looking threads. // Broncos insider Brandon Krisztal joined DA to discuss the newest Peyton Manning trade rumors. Krisztal explains why the Broncos would have even entertained that idea.
Sound Check // Kevin Love Missed Chance to be a Hero // Pete Gillen Joins DA
DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes classic Mike Francesa sound of explaining to a caller what an emoji is. // If you are a part of the 1st Cavs championship you will be a hero in that town forever. Kevin Love, by opting out, may be missing his chance to be remembered forever. // Pete Gillen, College Basketball analyst for CBS, joined DA to preview the NBA Draft. He compared Porzingis to Dirk Nowitzki.
Peyton Manning Rumors // Kevin Love Opts Out // Terry Francona Is a Slob
A story broke on Tuesday night on how Peyton Manning was shopped to the Texans in the offseason. DA examines why this wouldn’t make sense from the Broncos stand point in the Cold Open. // Kevin Love opted out in Cleveland and DA believes this is a bad business decision for him. Is stock would have only gone up after a 2nd year in Cleveland where he could have grown more comfortable. // Indians Manager Terry Francona admitted to eating 17 popsicles and 2 drumsticks the other night. This may be the most grotesque moment in American history.
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with you guys, the callers, who took out the trash on various topics. Next up, we revisit our conversation with NBA TV’s Jared Greenberg, who joined us in studio. Jared believes the Sacramento Kings fans won’t accept a DeMarcus Cousins trade. // In tonight’s Dumbership moment, a couple was arrested in Westlake Ohio after an, “unclothed, alcohol-fueled night behind the wheel.” // The Epic Fail from this evening’s show comes from the newest member of the DA Show, Joe D’Aloisio. Joe is disgusted with Mraz after eating keyboard chicken.
Jared Greenberg In Studio // 10 Questions with Jared Greenberg
NBA TV’s Jared Greenberg joined DA in studio to preview the NBA Draft. He wants us why we should not be so high on the Celtics to nail their draft picks as all stars. // As we like to do with all of our in studio guests, we played 10 questions with Jared Greenberg.
Trash Tuesday // Weinership Challenge Comes Together
It was once again Trash Tuesday on The DA Show. Rookie staff member Joe D took his 1st crack at Trash Tuesday and came out swinging at the Thicktator. // July 4th has snuck up on us and is coming next week. The DA Show listeners need the Weinership Challenge, and DA is here to officially announce the plans.
Celtics Want to Be Aggressive // Raiders Flake on Carson Meeting // Brady Appeal
One team wants to be more aggressive than the rest in the days leading up to the NBA Draft. That team appears to be the Boston Celtics. The time is now to cash in on the acquisitions they acquired after dismantling their last championship team. // The Raiders team officials no showed on a meeting with Carson City officials. This left Raiders fans disappointed but the Carson City mayor doesn’t believe this hurts the Raiders in their potential move. // Tom Brady’s appeal was heard on Tuesday. DA explains why America may be in real trouble based on the fans that showed up to back Tom.
Five Minute Mothership // Market Watch // Epic Fail
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with caller reaction to FOX’s coverage of the U.S. Open. Next up, we revisit our conversation with College Basketball Insider for CBS Sports, Gary Parrish, who believes Jahlil Okafor should be the number one pick in this year’s NBA draft even though it seems Karl-Anthony Towns will be the first player off the board. Also, Mike Minter, member of the 1995 Nebraska Cornhuskers National Championship team and former Carolina Panther tells us the story of playing in Super Bowl XXXVIII against the New England Patriots with a broken foot. // At the start of every week we tally up the top-10 most interactive affiliates. New Orleans took the crown, but this affiliate cracked the top-10 for the first time. // The Epic Fail from this evening’s show involves DA’s birthday bash. Mraz drank way too much and you’ll be shocked to hear who Papa Amendolara thinks has the most professional sports updates on CBS Sports Radio.
Sound Check // Paul Pierce Rumors // Champ and Chump
DA plays back the best audio from the day and the weekend. This included revisiting John Sterling’s over the top call of A Rod’s 3000th hit. // The Paul Pierce to the Clippers rumors are in full effect, Reuniting him with Doc Rivers to try and get one last title together seems to be the plan, and the Clippers could use Pierce’s leadership. // DA’s champ is Anthony Bennett. The 1st overall pick from 2 years ago is being shopped and may be on his 3rd team in 3 seasons. DA’s chump is P Diddy. Diddy attacked a UCLA coach with a Kettleball after a practice over how the handle his son who is on the team.
Gary Parrish Joined DA // Darryl Hamilton Tragedy // Mike Minter Joined DA
College Basketball Insider for CBS Sports, Gary Parrish, joined DA to preview the NBA Draft. He believes the Number 1 pick should be Jahlil Okafor is the best player in this draft. // Long time MLB veteran and MLB Network analyst Darryl Hamilton was shot and killed in a murder suicide by his girlfriend. It was just a scary story and a scary ending reminiscent of the Steve McNair situation. // It is time for Class Reunion on The DA Show. We look back at the 20 year anniversary of the 1995 Nebraska Cornhuskers as Mike Minter joined the show.
Pete Rose Gambling Twist // US Open Recap // NBA Draft Trade Rumors
New documentation shows that Pete Rose gambled on games while he was a player not just while managing. This may change your thinking on Rose’s situation or it may not matter. DA debates in the Cold Open. // The two biggest storylines coming out of the US Open centered around the course and FOX’s coverage being trash. It seemed to be about everything other than Jordan Spieth. // Rumors are swirling as the NBA Draft approaches. The latest includes DeMarcus Cousins potentially landing with the Lakers.
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with caller reaction to social media stemming from Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval IG’ing during last night’s loss. Next up, we revisit our conversation with Minnesota Twins third baseman, Trevor Plouffe, who said if eight Royals make the All-Star team then the process should change. Also, legendary golfer, Gary Player believes Tiger Woods would have been better off without golf lessons. // In tonight’s Dumbership moment, a man in Florida is arrested for selling marijuana. How did he get caught? He advertised on Craigslist // The Epic Fail from this evening’s show involves Mraz’s lottery playing habits. He wants a new chicken baking pan, but he just can’t seem to get the winning ticket.
Gary Player Joins DA // Champ and Chump // Herschel Walker Says He Could Still Play
One of the all-time greatest golfers Gary Player joined DA. He believes playing golf is in dire straits and explains why. // DA’s champ is Downtown Oakland. The Warriors victory parade will showcase the new revitalized downtown. DA’s chump is the film United Passions. The FIFA movie is the lowest grossing US film ever and was pulled from theaters. // Herschel Walker is 53 years old and hasn’t played in the NFL in 20 years, but he told Boomer and Carton he still could play. DA says this would be impossible.
Sound Check // Trevor Plouffe Joins DA // Pablo Sandoval IGing
DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes an unbelievable voicemail left by a disgruntled rec league softball player. // Twins 3rd basemen Trevor Plouffe joined DA to discuss their surprising season and the Royals owning the All-Star vote. // Red Sox 3rd basemen Pablo Sandoval was caught using his Instagram during the game Wednesday night. He admitted to it and was benched by the Sox.
Lebron Embarrasses Blatt // Tim Duncan Loses Millions // Final Frozen Freak out
Marc Stein reported that Lebron openly embarrassed David Blatt on his coaching in front of the entire team during the NBA Finals. DA explains why this is not a good look for Lebron. // Tim Duncan says his financial advisor cost him upwards of 20 million dollars after pushing him into bad investments. This could end up causing him to retire early, but DA isn’t buying that. // The Stanley Cup is in the books and with that comes our final Frozen Freakout. DA and Mraz grade the best calls of the Cup final.
Five Minute Mothership // Mraz Drops the Ball with the Weinership Challenge // Epic Fail
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with caller reaction to LeBron James’ NBA Finals performance. Next up, we revisit our conversation with CSN Bay Area’s Monte Poole from earlier, who said that the Warriors wouldn’t have won the Championship under Mark Jackson. Also, UFC President Dana White discusses the trash talk in the UFC. // The 4th of July is only 2 weeks away and there hasn’t been any talk about this year’s Weinership Challenge. DA is upset that Mraz hasn’t had any formal discussions about the hot dog eating contest. // The Epic Fail from this evening’s show involves a Hurricane Jenn appearance.
Champ and Chump // Dana White Joins DA // Dez Bryant Saga Unfolds
DA’s champs are the Warriors. Not only did they win the Finals, they did it in dominant fashion. They finished with 83 wins this year. DA’s Chump is Larry Brown. He won't go away and now he is saying Allen Iverson should be in the 76ers front office. // UFC President Dana White Joined DA to discuss the struggle with getting UFC into New York City. // Dez Bryant fired back at his critics on Twitter as to why he is being called selfish. In doing so, he looked exactly as he claimed he wasn’t, selfish.
Sound Check // Hurricane Jen Calls In // Monte Poole Joins DA
DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes Johnny Manziel discussing the ditching of his alter ego Johnny Football. // Hurricane Jen is good for one classic call a month of the show. This one was no different as the roller coaster of emotions continues for Jen. // CSN Bay Area’s Monte Poole joined DA to recap the Warriors magical season. He doubts the Warriors would have won the NBA Finals with Mark Jackson.
Warriors Are Champions // Cavs Future // The Late Arriving Stanley Cup
The Golden State Warriors will end up going down in history as a great champion. It seems like years ago that they actually trailed in the NBA Finals. It doesn’t even matter if they never win another title with this group. // DA believes that if Kevin Love leaves it isn’t the end of the world for Cleveland. The cash will be freed up and there is no doubt free agents will want to flock to Cleveland now. // The Stanley Cup was delayed to the arena on Monday night due to road closures. DA debates why the Cup wasn’t sent to the arena earlier in the day.
FIVE MINUTE MOTHERSHIP // GOTTLIEB CALLS MRAZ FAT // EPIC FAIL
DA brings you Five Minute Mothership, a recap of the first three hours of the show. We being with you guys, the callers, who wanted to weigh in on Game 6 of the NBA Finals with the possibility of Golden State clinching. Next we here from Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com who says David Blatt will be back next year regardless of the series result. Final we hear from Sam Amick of USA Today who spoke about LeBron’s arrogant comment from the previous game. // Today Pizza Hit delivered us here at CBS Sports Radio their new hot dog pretzel crust pizza. Doug Gottlieb was breaking it down and ended up calling Mraz the office fat guy. DA and Mraz discuss. // Tonight’s Epic Fail is from Tim in Charlotte who could not even be close to on the same page as DA when it comes to handicapped parking spots.
Champ and Chump // Sound Check // Sam Amick Joins DA
DA’s champ is Tom Willis. He was born with no arms and threw out the 1st pitch at yesterday’s Giants game with his foot! DA’s chump is La'el Collins. He allegedly did not pay a prostitute and offered to buy her dinner instead. // DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes Seth Rollins destroying Johnny Manziel and Cleveland as a championship city. // Sam Amick of USA Today joined DA from Cleveland to preview Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Trash Tuesday // Tom Brady Won’t Admit Wrongdoing // Joe Vardon Joins DA
It was Trash Tuesday once again on The DA Show. Once again Billy Giacalone stole the show with one epic rant. // Tom Brady will not admit any wrong doing in exchange for a reduced suspension, instead he says he wants to be completely exonerated. DA explains why this isn’t breaking news. // Joe Vardon from Cleveland.com joined DA Live from Cleveland to preview Game 6 of the NBA Finals. He believes Timofey Mozgov will play a lot more in Game 6.
Cavs Look to Keep Season Alive // Cardinals Hack Astros // Warriors Sell out Watch Party
The Cavs have a chance on their home floor to avoid elimination and force a Game 7 back in Oakland. DA believes the key to the Cavs success may actually come down to JR Smith. // The FBI is investigating the Cardinals for hacking into the Astros computer system. DA explains why this won’t be as big a deal as spy gate. // The Warriors have sold out Oracle Arena for Game 6, while the game is being played in Cleveland. DA and Mraz debate whether this is cool or not.
FIVE MINUTE MOTHERSHIP // MARKET WATCH // EPIC FAIL
DA brings you Five Minute Mothership, a recap of the first three hours of the show just to get you all caught up. We begin with you guys, the callers, throughout the show you guys wanted to weigh in on the fans in Kansas City stuffing the ballot box. Are we headed to a Royals dominant All-Star Game? Next we hear from former Cleveland Cavalier great Campy Russell who joined us and said LeBron has the potential to be better?! Finally Tim Graham of the Buffalo News joined us and he says it’s not all about Rex Ryan up in Buffalo. // At the start of every week we tally up the top-10 most interactive affiliates. This week a former winner is crowned the champ again. When you put this all together, you get Market Watch. // Tonight’s Epic Fail is from DA who had a serious case of the giggles at one point in the show and he explains why.
Champ and Chump // Tim Graham Joins DA // Lebron is the Real League MVP
DA’s champ is Brandon Weeden. The bum is the most improved player at Cowboys camp! DA’s chump is Sepp Blatter. He just won't go away as he is now reconsidering his resignation from FIFA. // Tim Graham of The Buffalo News Joined DA to discuss the Bills new record of season tickets sold. He explains why it should come as no surprise why the Bills fans have renewed excitement in the organization. // Lebron is the most valuable player to his team every single season. DA believes Lebron doesn’t get the award every year because writers vote differently to keep it different.
DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes Bitter Berman getting pranked by each of his 1st two callers when hosting on Monday morning. // Cavs legend Campy Russell joined DA to discuss the NBA Finals. He says David Blatt will be back next year no matter what. Also believes the sky is the limit for Lebron going forward.
Lebron Proclaims he is the Best // Royals All Star Voting is Crazy // Bills Historic Ticket Sales
The Warriors have bounced back to take a 3-2 series lead after a big Game 5 win. After the game, Lebron proclaimed he is the best player in the game. DA has no problem with this because he is. // The Royals have 8 of 9 possible starters leading in All Star voting. DA explains why this is actually awesome for the MLB fans. // The Bills have sold the most season tickets ahead of 2015 in their history. The best part is they won’t offer all of their tickets to season ticket sales so others can afford single game tickets. DA explains why this fan base deserves the good feelings.
Five Minute Mothership // Chicken Challenge Relived // Epic Fail
DA looks back at the past three hours in Five Minute Mothership. This includes Larry Hughes saying that the idea of playing with Lebron James was the key factor in him joining the Cavs in his career. // With the voice of the Chicken Challenge, Jacob Wilkens in studio, DA looks back at some of Jacob’s best play by play calls of the now historic Chicken Challenge from February. // Tonight’s Epic Fail naturally came from Jacob Wilkens as he was in the anchor chair. He is now trying to get a patent for a catch phrase. It is your Epic Fail.
Steve Overmyer in Studio // 10 Questions with Steve Overmyer // Champ and Chump
CBS-NY’s Steve Overmyer joined DA in studio. He discusses the NBA Finals and tells DA why Jets fans should be more excited than Giants fans. // As we do with all our in studio guests, we played 10 questions with Steve Overmyer. He says he would deflate footballs for Eli Manning if asked to. // DA’s champ is the Altoona Curve. The minor league team is having a Mister Rogers night! DA’s chump is Tinder. Lightning forward Alex Killorn was nabbed before a Stanley Cup game by using a rival ap that wasn’t even Tinder.
Sound Check // Larry Hughes Joins DA // Michael Sam Leaves CFL Camp
DA plays back the best audio of the day. This includes one radio caller’s ridiculous proclamation that Lebron should have been thrown in jail during Game 4. // Former NBA veteran and teammate of Lebron, Larry Hughes, joined DA to discuss the NBA Finals. He has a really interesting prediction for the rest of this NBA Finals series. // Michael Sam has left Montreal Alouettes camp due to personal reasons. This has now raised a flurry of questions as to what is going on in Sam’s life.
Warriors get Their Groove Back // Dez Threatens Hold Out // Camera Men on The Court Debate
The Warriors finally dictated the pace of play in Game 4. When they score 103 points, it isn’t a game the Cavs can win. If Golden State is to prevail, they should keep playing it in the triple digits. // Dez Bryant and his camp are trying to put public pressure on the Cowboys to sign him long-term. Dez is threatening to sit out the opener. DA believes the Cowboys won’t bite on this bluff. // After Lebron’s crash into the on court cameraman, debate on their use being their raged on. Aaron Rodgers of all people took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with this.
Five Minute Mothership // Cain Velasquez Joins DA // Epic Fail
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership starts with sound from both Draymond Green and LeBron James explaining each team’s motivation for an important Game 4. Next up, we revisit the conversation from earlier with two-time NBA Champion Malik Rose, who said that the Warriors look like they aren’t trying as hard as the Cavaliers. Also, the Philadelphia Eagles cut Pro Bowl offensive lineman Evan Mathis, and Chip Kelly’s plan for the Birds is questioned again by DA Show callers. // UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez joins DA and talks about his upcoming fight with Fabrico Wedum. Velasquez says he’s sick of the chatter and is ready to fight. // The Epic Fail from tonight’s show isn’t a fail, it’s awesome. David in Alaska called in earlier to defend the NHL’s playoff beard tradition. David is also a two-time World Beard and Mustache Champion.
Champ and Chump // A Day in the Life of The DA Show // Belichick in Hot Water
DA’s champs are the Colts. They gave longtime fan Rita Hay, who is very sick, a great lift by bringing her down on the field today. DA’s chump is Mychal Thompson. He went out of his way to say Dellavedova has no chance to stop Steph Curry. Man keep your mouth shut. // Mraz has no hair yet loves getting a haircut, DA loves watermelon yet brings raw chicken to the beach. What does this all mean? Listen here to find out. // Malcom Butler has been benched for missing a flight to voluntary workouts. This now has the NFLPA investigating Belichick. More trouble for the Patriots may be looming.
Sound Check // NFL Twitter Fight Gone Crazy // Malik Rose Joined DA
DA plays back the best sound of the day. This includes Draymond Green saying the Cavs have dominated every 50-50 ball in the NBA Finals thus far. // Kellen Winslow JR and Antonio Cromartie got into an epic Twitter fight this week. Winslow threw one final haymaker on Thursday that has everyone waiting for a Cromartie response. // Two-Time NBA Champion Malik Rose joined DA to discuss the NBA Finals. He believes Matthew Dellavedova is in the right place at the right time
Importance of Game 4 // Eagles Cut Another Pro Bowler // Lebron’s Secret Motivation
DA’s Cold Open begins with him asking which team Game 4 is more important for. He believes it is undoubtedly bigger for the Warriors, and explains why. // The Eagles released pro bowl guard Evan Mathis on Thursday. This is Chip Kelly once again clearing out anyone from the old guard in the locker room. // DA further delves into Lebron mentioning his secret motivation. He explains how this must stem from how things ended with him and Pat Riley in Miami.
Five Minute Mothership // Pete Mundo Surprises Everyone // Epic Fail
Tonight’s Five Minute Mothership begins with caller reaction to Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Next up, we listen to a portion of DA’s chat with Bleacher Report NBA Insider Ric Bucher, who says the Cavs might be better without Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. Adult film star and Cleveland Cavs fanatic Jayda Diamond joined the show earlier and in 5MM, we hear her thoughts on Matthew Dellavedova – Cleveland’s new favorite son. // On last night’s show, Tiffany Oshinsky joined the show and talked about wanting to challenge Mark Sanchez to a karaoke duel. Tiffany was great, but the real surprise of the night was Pete Mundo singing harmonies. We relive that great moment here. // The Indianapolis Colts raised a banner in the offseason celebrating their season’s success. The Colts lost in the AFC Championship Game and the banner says “2014 AFC Finalist,” and that is your Epic Fail of the night.
Jayda Diamonde Joins DA // Colts Awful Banner // Champ and Chump
Adult film star, and Super Cavs fan Jayda Diamonde joined D to discuss Cleveland finally getting the chance to party in these NBA Finals. // The Indianapolis colts have hung a banner saying they were an AFC Finalist. The crew debates if this is a really bad look for the franchise. // DA’s champs are the Cavs. They are still underdogs in Game 4 at home! This plays right into their hands. DA’s chumps are all of us who paid for Mayweather/Pacquiao. It made 600 million dollars in one night.
NBA Finals Fantasy Draft // Ric Bucher Joins DA // Sound Check
To fully understand just how incredible it is what Lebron is doing, DA, Mraz and James Ward do a draft between all the players in the NBA Finals. After taking Lebron 1st overall, you have a long way to go before selecting another Cav. // Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher joined DA to discuss the NBA Finals. He had fascinating things to say about how the Cavs may be a better team now without Kyrie and Love. // DA plays back the best sound of the day. This includes Lebron admitting Dwayne Wade knows what his secret motivation is.
Cavs Take Series Lead // Steve Kerr Challenges Curry // Chip Kelly Takes More Heat
The Cavs have officially set the tone for the NBA Finals and lead the series 2-1. DA believes after the game you hear from Lebron, something we have never heard before, that he is at peace with who he is and where he is. // After Game 3 Steve Kerr discussed the energy level of his team needing to be picked up, including by Steph Curry. You want your MVP to have his head up not down when the times get rough, right now Curry isn’t doing that. // Former Eagles cornerback Cary Williams went on radio in Seattle and blamed Chip Kelly for the Eagles collapse in 2010. Saying the team was outcoach and got exhausted because of him.
TIFFANY OSHINSKY IN STUDIO // 10 QUESTIONS FOR TIFFANY // EPIC FAIL
DA is joined in studio by SI and MLB.com’s Tiffany Oshinsky who is also a 3-time Emmy award winning sports producer. First and foremost Tiffany explains to DA that she is trying to get the attention of NFL QB Mark Sanchez. Reason behind this is because a video of Sanchez appeared online of Sanchez singing Back Street Boys karaoke with a random guy who he wanted to sing with him. Tiffany tells her story about how she wants to challenge Sanchez to a karaoke match. Tiffany also tells DA what she does and how she is a lover of beer. // DA plays the 10 questions game with Tiffany Oshinsky much similar to the game he plays with every in studio guest. We have the answers to the questions yet Tiffany doesn’t know. // Tonight’s Epic Fail is between DA and NBATV’s Jared Greenberg who joined us earlier in the show. DA thinks he as Kenny “The Jet” Smith’s shorts and Jared won’t help in getting them back to him.
Sound Check // Worst College Football Rivalry Ever // Champ and Chump
DA plays back the best audio of the day, including Tony Romo lashing out at the NFL. // UConn has made the worst rivalry ever with UCF. In fact UCF doesn’t even consider it a rivalry. Listen to DA explain the most ridiculous college football story ever. // DA’s champ is Jim Tomsula. Even if he stinks as a coach, he is at least openly admitting he doesn't get the love of social media. DA’s chump is Mark Lazerus. The NBC Sports chairman wants to get rid of players having playoff beards.
Trash Tuesday // Scary Fish Falling from The Sky // Jared Greenberg Joins DA
Trash Tuesday was back with full vengeance on this show. Mraz goes off at old men who don’t know how to use a towel at the gym and DA has a real gas problem. // There are demon spawn vampire fish falling from the sky in Alaska. As frightening as that sounds, it is true, DA explains. // Jared Greenberg from NBA TV joined DA to discuss the NBA Finals. He also discusses DA being in possession of Kenny Smith’s 1994 Championship game worn shorts.
Pressure on Warriors // Lebron Won’t Be Tired // Lebron Motivation
Heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals DA believes the pressure is on the Warriors. We know what we will get out of the Cavs because of Lebron, but the Warriors have never been in this spot and now is the time to see what they are made of. // DA believes there is no chance Lebron will be tired because of extra minutes played in Games 1 and 2. If anything he will be tired because it is his 5th straight NBA season ending in the NBA Finals. // Lebron discussed his motivation in the NBA Finals and mentioned he has other motivation that he won’t talk about. DA discusses what that may be.