Daly Dose 12-04-19 Previewing the CFB conference championships

This week on the Daly Dose, we remember the fallacy of athletic protective cups, discuss a number of things that we have learned over the past week in sports, and quickly preview the upcoming college football conference title games!

What did we learn from the Ohio State vs Michigan game, and from the Iron Bowl? What did we learn from the Dallas Cowboys loss on Thanksgiving? We saw one NFL quarterback’s era possibly begin on Sunday, but did we see another one’s end? Should the New England Patriots be concerned about their recent struggles? In the NBA, we learned about a defensive stopper that we didn’t know existed, and one former player can’t be happy about it. 

We preview the upcoming college football conference championship games, and how they are going to impact the College Football Playoff that will be announced on Sunday!

Finally, we saw history in college football last weekend, as Jim Harbaugh became the first coach to lose his first five games in the Ohio State vs. Michigan series. Today, our Daly Dose Top 5 counts down five other firsts that Harbaugh has accomplished in his amazing career! 

Daly Dose 11-20-19 Talking sports with Coach Mac

This week on the Daly Dose, we talk with longtime high school basketball coach Russ McKinstry about some of the biggest stories in sports today!

Starting in college football, did Alabama coach Nick Saban make a mistake by having QB Tua Tagovailoa in the game, when he was injured? What mistake did Baylor make in the loss against Oklahoma? Which teams are the true contenders as the regular season winds down?

Moving over to the NFL, we discuss the Colin Kaepernick workout, the Myles Garrett suspension, and which team could unseat the New England Patriots. We also discuss the problems without our hometown Denver Broncos, and what we are hoping for going forward. 

We talk about the college basketball scandals, and what the lack of actual punishment is telling us. We also discuss one major change this season that could affect which teams make a run at a title.

Finally, we get Coach Mac’s thoughts on the NBA this season, and look at some of the new contenders and how much the league has changed! 

Daly Dose 10-09-19 Our NFL ¼ season report

This week on the Daly Dose, we discuss the positive effects of bullying, the Major League Baseball Playoffs are heating up, college football saw some twists and turns last week, and we are watching the NBA scramble to stay out of politics for a change. 

Then, we take a closer look at the 2019 NFL season. What have we learned so far? Which teams have been pleasant surprises? Which teams have been the biggest disappointments? We make our early predictions for Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, and Coach of the Year, and we take a look at the top teams in the NFL right now.

Finally, we discuss the rule changes in the NFL, and how they affect the passing game, and we count down the Top 5 fastest NFL quarterbacks to throw 200 touchdowns! Are any of today’s young passers on track to make this list someday?

Daly Dose 04-08-19 Our NCAA Championship preview

Monday on the Daly Dose, we preview tonight’s NCAA Championship game between the Virginia Cavaliers and Texas Tech Red Raiders! Who will come out on top?

We also recap the Final Four games, did the referees cost Auburn a shot at a title?

We also had a new Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class announced, but there was one player that was noticeably absent.

We witnessed something over the weekend that we never thought we would see in or lifetime, and we provide the fastest Stanley Cup first round playoff preview you will find anywhere!

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Daly Dose 04-05-19 The names we will remember from March

Friday on the Daly Dose, the Daly Dose March Madness scandal takes another turn, and we take a look at an NBA team that should probably be getting a lot more attention than they are currently getting.

We preview the weekend in sports, including both the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Final Four in college basketball. Who is going to go to the Championship Games?

Then, we remember some of the names that are etched in our memories from past NCAA Tournaments, and count down the Top 5 names from this year’s tournament that we are going to remember for a long time!

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Daly Dose 12-10-18 Four years of the Daly Dose

Monday on the Daly Dose, we are recapping what we learned from a very busy weekend in sports!

The Miami Dolphins get a miracle finish, the Dallas Cowboys avoid choking, and Aaron Rodgers sets an impressive NFL record!

There was a bit of an upset in the Heisman trophy award, another player is going to skip his bowl game, and one university makes a disturbing hire.

College hoops saw the No 1 team lose, boxing did something shocking, and we have much much more today on a very special anniversary of the Daly Dose Sports Podcast!

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Daly Dose 08-01-18 College football coaches on the hot seat in 2018

Wednesday on the Daly Dose, we talk about a few of the moves that were made prior to the Major League Baseball trade deadline.

The NBA is partnering with sports betting, and it shouldn’t come as any surprise.

Then, we are previewing the upcoming college football season by taking a look at a number f head coaches that could be on the hot seat, if their teams don’t perform at a high level!

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Daly Dose #148 Our no politics sports show

This week on the Dose, we are already tired of all of the political talk in sports. So, we sidestep the politics, and stick with what we actually know.

Major League Baseball is finally getting interesting, and we take a look at possible postseason matchups. We know that the Cleveland Indians, and the Los Angeles Dodgers will wrap up the top spots in each league, but which other teams can contend?

We respond to a few listener emails, including who won the NBA trade between the New York Knicks and the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Carmelo Anthony deal. Our answers just might surprise you!

We are now about one month into the college football season. Which teams are failing to live up to all of the preseason hype?

And in the NFL, the New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks, and Los Angeles Chargers might be off to a slow start, but we have some good news for them. Meanwhile, the Green Bay Packers, and Los Angeles Rams are off to very good starts, but could be facing trouble down the stretch. We look at the good news and bad news for a number of teams!

Finally, if your favorite NFL team is off to a slow start, we provide you with a ray of hope! Our Daly Dose Top 5 counts down the five times that NFL teams have started the season 0-3, yet still managed to make the playoffs!

If you want to stick with sports instead of politics, listen here to Episode 148 The no politics sports show!

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The 2017 Daly Dose College Football Preview: The Big 12

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The Big 12 is in a bit of a funk. They aren’t pulling the recruits that they are used to getting. They have only made it to the College Football Playoff one single time, when Oklahoma got blown out 37-17 in 2015. Many accuse the conference of being out of date, and not appealing to the younger generation, but we aren’t buying it. Then again, their most esteemed coach is sporting a mullet. So, we could be mistaken.

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1. Oklahoma Sooners

Predicted finish: 11-1

Bob Stoops might be gone, but the expectations for the Sooners remain the same. QB Baker Mayfield should contend for the Heisman with this high- powered offense. OU should roll to their third straight Big 12 championship, and then this group will get blown out in a playoff game. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

2. Oklahoma State Cowboys

Predicted finish: 9-3

The Cowboys could boast the nation’s best offense behind QB Mason Rudolph. The offensive line that used to be a weakness has grown into a The problem is that the defense will once again be very ugly. Not unlike a certain someone’s hair.

3. Kansas State

Predicted finish: 8-4

The Wildcats were playing very good football coming down the stretch in 2016, and they are hoping it will continue in 2017. Is there a chance that K-State could sneak up on everyone, and actually win the Big 12? Well, it hasn’t ever happened before, but who are we to crush their dreams?

4. Texas Longhorns

Predicted finish: 8-4

The Longhorns will face a challenging schedule that will see them play Kansas State, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State in consecutive weeks. New head coach Tom Herman inherits a talented group that outgoing coach Charlie Strong said should win 10 games in 2017. Oh sure, now he says that.

5. TCU Horned Frogs

Predicted finish: 7-5

The Horned Frogs could be a surprise in the conference, if they could get some decent play from senior QB Kenny Hill. Or if the defense could step up, and get some stops….okay, who are we kidding? I just wanted to see if I could say something about a Big 12 defense without laughing. I couldn’t.

6. West Virginia Mountaineers

Predicted finish: 7-5

The Mountaineers have a chance to surprise this year, because they are possibly the only team in the entire conference that actually plays anything resembling defense. Last year, they allowed just 24 points per game. So it is almost like defense. Like Dana Holgorsen almost has hair on top of his head.

7. Baylor Bears

Predicted finish: 6-6

Baylor hired former Temple coach Matt Rhule, who has no ties to Art Briles, or Baylor, or even Texas. Rhule and his staff were given mops, and lysol, and hazmat suits upon arrival in Waco, “Get that mess all cleaned up, Matt, and let’s never bring it up again.”

8. Texas Tech Red Raiders

Predicted finish: 4-8

Head coach Kliff Kingsbury is entering his 5th season in Lubbock, and his tenure has been a mixed bag. The Red Raiders have posted some amazing passing numbers, but inconsistencies in the running game, and poor defenses have been the cause of a below .500 record. Kingsbury’s job could be on the line this season, and considering the holes on this roster, he may want to update that resume very soon.

9. Iowa State Cyclones

Predicted finish: 4-8

The Cyclones went 3-9 last season, and that included a home loss to FCS school Northern Iowa. The good news is that this team should be able to get four or five wins. The bad news is that those pesky Northern Iowa Panthers are on the schedule again.

10. Kansas Jayhawks

Predicted finish: 1-11

Head coach David Beaty has actually done a pretty amazing job assembling some semblance of talent in Lawrence. You might not be able to tell, because he has gone 2-22 in his two seasons there. There is some actual progress here, and this year when the Jayhawks win three games, it will all come to fruition.

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Daly Dose #121 The NCAA Sweet 16 Preview

This week on the Daly Dose, Clint discusses why March Madness always seems to live up to expectations, and why we see so many upsets every single year. We look at who has been a little better than we expected, and who has been worse so far in the tournament, and we preview each of the Sweet 16 games.

NFL free agency is now three weeks in, and there are still some big-name players that have been left unsigned. Why is no one touching these top players? We take a look at a bizarre soccer story in Brazil, preview some possible playoff matchups in the NBA, and count down the Top 5 last times that we saw back to back NCAA Basketball National Champions!

Listen here to Episode #121 The NCAA Sweet 16 Preview!

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