Daly Dose 07-28-21 Former FSU and NFL player Freddie Stevenson joins the Dose!

This week on the Daly Dose, we are joined by former Florida State Seminole and Chicago Bear Freddie Stevenson, to tell his incredible story! Freddie talks about his amazing journey of perseverance and accomplishing his goals through some very serious adversity!

From early life poverty, to a serious high school injury, to the 2013 National Championship with Florida State, and facing some of the elite players in the NFL, Freddie tells an amazing story of overcoming life’s most challenging obstacles! 

Be sure to check out Freddie @strugglemade105 on social media, and you can order a personalized copy of his book at https://trialstotriumphbook.com/

Daly Doses 07-27-21: Thoughts, reflections, and derision from the Mile High City

I got all excited today, when I realized that fans can attend Denver Broncos training camp in just 20 days!

Then I remembered that the Green Bay Packers are mending fences with Aaron Rodgers, so it looks like we will be watching a Drew Lock versus Teddy Bridgewater competition.

That should result in a combined 3 for 47 third down conversions, zero touchdowns, and 14 turnovers.

By the way, 13 of those turnovers will be Lock fumbles.

I know that the narrative among those with the orange and blue tinted glasses, is that Lock is going to eventually show his true colors, and be a top notch NFL quarterback.

I just don’t have any reason to think that is going to happen.

Going back in NFL history, there have been numerous young quarterbacks that made a ton of mistakes early in their careers, but they did also show flashes of greatness.

Point to the game, series, or even singular play where we have seen anything resembling a flash of greatness from Drew Lock.

I’ll wait.

You’d have better luck finding video evidence of the Denver Nuggets greatest NBA Finals moments.

I do think the Denver defense can at least make them competitive at times, but below average quarterback play will be tough to overcome, and is this team truly stout in the trenches?

I have my doubts.

Speaking of those Denver Nuggets, please keep in mind that Jrue Holiday was available back in November, but the Nuggets didn’t want to spend that much money.

The Milwaukee Bucks did, and we all know what they did this year.

I realize that no one could have predicted the Jamal Murray injury, but we all could have predicted that the Nuggets would need a perimeter defender in the playoffs.

Their inability to limit anything Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul was doing in the postseason was their demise.

Holiday would have changed that.

But at least they saved a few bucks, right?

Hey, but at least the Colorado Rockies are no longer in last place, right?

Surely after giving away Nolan Arenado, the worst for that franchise is now behind us, and the rebuilding can begin.

Except that I fully expect the Rox to eat some more money, and give players like Jon Gray and Trevor Story away, later this week at the trade deadline.

And don’t think Charlie Blackmon or German Marquez are untouchable.

These are the results of living under horrible ownership.

Between the Bowlen Trust, the Kroenke’s, and the Montfort’s the Mile High City is getting this bad ownership thing down pat.

Mile High mediocrity, baby.

Daly Dose 07-21-21 The Bucks block out the Suns

This week on the Daly Dose, the NBA Finals are complete, and the Milwaukee Bucks are the champions after shutting down the Phoenix Suns in six games! We break down how the Bucks were able to win their first title since 1971!

We also take a look at some of the top sports news stories from the past week! MLB had a very scary story take place over the weekend, and we discussed some of the reactions from around the league.

Plus Richard Sherman had a very rough week, the NFL is making some changes that might not be that popular with all of their fans, a new rivalry could be starting in NCAA football, and the Big 12 keeps encouraging fans to taunt the University of Texas!

Then with NFL training camps opening soon, we take a look back at the Top 5 NFL injuries that took place prior to the season in training camp! 

Daly Dose 07-21-21 The NFL is making changes

This week on the Daly Dose YouTube video, we are discussing some sports news from the past week.

MLB had a very scary story take place over the weekend, and we discuss some of the reactions from around the league.

Plus Richard Sherman had a very rough week, and the NFL is making some changes that might not be that popular with all of their fans!

Daly Dose 07-14-21 Winners and losers from the world of sports

This week on the Daly Dose, we discuss how disappointing National Nude Day will be this year.

Major League Baseball makes an announcement about their rules, but we are noticing some insincerity!

Then, we look at some winners and losers from the world of sports recently. We find winners and losers from college sports, the NFL, MLB, the NBA, UFC, the NHL, and even some Olympic athletes!

Finally, with the Supreme Court ruling that NCAA athletes can now begin to profit off of their name, image, and likeness, we reflect on some athletes from previous eras that could have made some serious money! 

Which former NCAA superstars could have done well in this new era? Our Daly Dose Top 5 counts down some very interesting possibilities!

Daly Dose 06-30-21 The best of the Daly Dose

This week on the Daly Dose, we are flashing back to a throwback episode of the Daly Dose! 

It was August of 2015 and NFL training camps were opening, Hard Knocks was covering the Houston Texans, and we discussed our love/hate relationship with the NFL preseason. 

We talked about why people either loved or hated Tim Tebow so much, and how much of an impact that the media had on his playing career. 

NFL linebacker James Harrison had a major problem with participation awards, we looked at some teams to watch down the stretch in the MLB regular season, and Notre Dame was looking for more ways to make money. 

Then in honor of National Senior Citizen Day, we counted down the Top 5 Senior Citizen athletes of all time!

Daly Dose 06-16-21 The best of the Daly Dose

This week on the Daly Dose, you might not realize it, but June 16th is actually a pretty historic day in sports! We discuss a few of the all time greats that were born today, a franchise changing move in the NBA, and the International Olympic Committee doing what they do best!

Then, we are flashing back to a Daly Dose Episode from back in 2015! We had just returned from a trip to California and Disneyland, and we discussed the pain and anguish involved in that trip.

The New York Jets had some internal strife, the New England Patriots were battling the NFL, and the world of boxing was a mess as usual! 

The Pro Football Hall of Fame had just elected a new class, but we also look at a few of the deserving players that were left out. 

Finally, we were counting down the Top 5 left handed NFL quarterbacks of all time! 

Daly Dose 06-09-21 Coach K to retire & CFB and NFL QB battles

This week on the Daly Dose, we take a look at some of the greatest athletes in sports that have a very special name in common. 

Mike Krzyzewski announced that he will be retiring from Duke, the Boston Celtics make an odd move, and we take a look at how the NBA Playoffs are unfolding so far. 

Then, we are taking a look at some of the bigger QB battles that we can expect in the upcoming College Football and NFL seasons! Who will be the starting QB for the Alabama Crimson Tide? What about the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Denver Broncos, or the Chicago Bears? We take a look at a number of the top QB battles to watch this season!

Finally with Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams, and Lon Kruger announcing their retirements, we count down five times that a college basketball coach had to replace a legend! 

DURHAM, NC – FEBRUARY 15: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils reacts to a call during the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 15, 2014 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by G Fiume/Maryland Terrapins/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mike Krzyzewski

Daly Dose 06-09-21 NFL QB battles we can expect

This week on the Daly Dose YouTube video, we are taking a look at some of the bigger QB battles that we can expect in the upcoming NFL season!

Who will be the starter for the Denver Broncos?

What about the New England Patriots or the Washington Football Team?

We take a look at a number of the top QB battles to watch this season!

Daly Doses 06-08-21: Thoughts, reflections, and derision from the Mile High City!

  • Our hometown Denver Nuggets lost their Game 1 conference semifinal game against the Phoenix Suns last night. The Nuggets actually showed some promise early on, but poor shot selection, missed layups, and their perimeter defense allowed the Suns to take over in the second half.

  • Do the Nuggets actually have any hope of winning this series, and advancing?

  • With a banged up Chris Paul, and Nikola Jokic playing the way he is right now? Yes, they at least have a chance, but they will have to make some adjustments.

  • Paging Mike Malone. Mike, please pick up a courtesy phone.

  • Especially when your team is allowing a 16-0 run in the second half.

  • It’s one thing to allow players like Devin Booker and Mikal Bridges to drop 20 points on you, but allowing Suns big man Deandre Ayton to go for 20 and dominate the paint? He’s not a scorer. The Nugget can’t allow that.

  • Having said that, everyone completely overreacts to Game 1’s in a seven game series. Let’s see how this series looks after Game 2 on Wednesday night.

  • Sorry, I am still in a state of shock that the Nuggets even got by the Portland Trail Blazers in the opening round. 

  • If you told me that Michael Porter Jr would average just 18 points per game against Portland, I would have asked “And where will the Nuggets be vacationing this week?”

  • Porter had three games in which he really struggled to make his presence felt. However the depth of this team, with players like Monte Morris and Austin Rivers stepping up their games, was very impressive. As great as Jokic was, the Nuggets actually outscored the Blazers with Jokic off the floor in that series.

  • Rivers shot 48% from three point range against the Blazers, and Morris forced them to go over those ball screens that Jokic kept setting, instead of cheating underneath and clogging the paint. 

  • Aaron Gordon can be key against Phoenix. He couldn’t throw it in the ocean last night, but he played well against Portland and actually shot 60% from three point range. Gordon has some skills that the Nuggets definitely need, and it seems he is enjoying playing in games that actually matter.

  • The change of scenery has served Gordon well, at least so far. 

  • Could Blazers star Damian Lillard be looking for a change of scenery after this latest playoff disappointment?

  • Lillard has been toiling in a small market, and making very little headway, as far as actually contending for an NBA title. 

  • In this NBA era of chasing championships, Portland should be very worried about losing their superstar. Unfortunately, Nuggets fans should be watching this closely, because they have some good players that they are going to want to keep in this small market too. 

  • As exciting as it was to see the Nuggets advance in the first round, there was a small part of me that truly felt bad for Dame coming up short yet again. 

  • Having said that, I couldn’t have been more happy for Carmelo Anthony. 

  • I know the national and even some of the local media, were bashing Nuggets fans for booing Melo, when he played in Denver during that series. 

  • He left a very good team here in Denver for a much worse situation basketball-wise in New York to “promote his brand”.

  • Show me a fan base that wouldn’t be angry at a former player doing that. 

  • You think the Green Bay Packer faithful won’t boo Aaron Rodgers, if he leaves, every single chance that they get?

  • Yeah right. 

  • After such a promising start to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, our Colorado Avalanche are in deep trouble against a very tough, very fast, very experienced Vegas squad.

  • Since the Game 1 rout, Vegas has thoroughly outplayed the Avs in seven of the past nine periods.

  • Barring a major change, that series is over, but I am really hoping that Avalanche coach Jared Bednar still has a few tricks up his sleeve. 

  • At least it will be football season soon. 

  • Drew Lock and Teddy Bridgewater on the same team?

  • And the hits just keep on coming…