Daly Dose 05-13-20 When should sports return?

This week on the Daly Dose, we wish a very happy birthday to former NBA superstar Dennis Rodman, and we have a question for you about his celebration!

The latest episodes of Michael Jordan’s The Last Dance came out on Sunday, and we review what we learned this week. We also discuss why the NBA may not be starting any time soon.

Meanwhile, over in the NFL, Jay Cutler is headed for a divorce, Philip Rivers has a new job, and Earl Thomas is living dangerously.

Then, we take a look at the newly released 2020 NFL schedule, and discuss some of the most interesting games that will be worth watching. 

Finally, our Daly Dose Top 5 takes a look back at five other times that sports had to be put on hold, and we begin to wonder when they can return to us now! We also discuss what each of these events teach us about our situation today!

This photo is of an undetermined Georgia Tech home game during the 1918 season. The photo was taken by Georgia Tech student Thomas Carter, who would receive a degree in Mechanical Engineering in the 1920s. The photo was provided by Georgia Tech alumnus Andy McNeil. Additional thanks to @GeorgiaTechFB and @CabreraAngel.

Daly Dose 05-06-20 Redrafting some historical NFL drafts

This week on the Daly Dose, a listener points out a spooky Dose prophecy from last fall, and the NFL is planning on releasing their 2020 schedule as usual. The Dallas Cowboys sign a backup quarterback, and it could bring some trouble, and a number of NFL teams are declining 5th year options. Do they have a plan going forward? We also reflect on the loss of NFL coach Don Shula, and the incredible legacy he left behind. 

A new installment of ESPN’s The Last Dance featuring Michael Jordan came out on Sunday night, and we share some memories from that era, and some thoughts about the newest episodes. The NBA has some difficult decisions to make regarding the 2020 NBA season, and we wonder which direction they will go.

Plus, with all of the financial losses in sports lately, we have some very good news for a specific sports business.

Then, we take a look back at some historic NFL drafts from the past, and wonder what would happen if we could have a do-over. There are a number of shake ups, and history will be rewritten, when we use our 20/20 hindsight to correct a few errors!

Finally, our Daly Dose Top 5 takes a look at some of our favorite sporting events that do not actually take place on the competitive playing surface!

Daly Dose 04-29-20 Winners and losers from the 2020 NFL Draft

This week on the Daly Dose, we have a number of sports birthdays today, and tomorrow is National Bugs Bunny Day, and we think back to his influence on sports.

A friend of the show is hitting it big, and we review the latest installment of The Last Dance, the Michael Jordan documentary.  Sidenote: A friend of ours appeared in Sports Illustrated in a Jordan related article recently. You should check it out here: How Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls inspired the world

Major League Baseball hands down a pathetic punishment, an all-time great is retiring, Tom Brady is fitting in down in Florida better than expected, and we tell you why Jameis Winston might be a perfect fit with the New Orleans Saints. 

Then, we hand out some winners and losers from the 2020 NFL Draft! What do the SEC, the San Francisco 49ers, and pool tables have in common?  

Finally, with Tua Tagovailoa being drafted No 5 by the Miami Dolphins, we countdown the Top 5 winningest left handed quarterbacks in the history of the NFL!

Daly Dose 04-22-20 Our 2020 NFL Mockery Draft

This week on the Daly Dose, the New England Patriots get more bad news, and the new Michael Jordan documentary The Last Dance debuted on ESPN this week. We review what stood out to us so far. The NBA’s G-League is making some news, and we discuss whether or not that is good for players, or good for college basketball.

Then, we preview the 2020 NFL Draft, with our annual Daly Dose Mockery Draft! We predict the top 15 picks of what is going to be a very memorable draft class, and let you know where the top players will be going!

Finally, in a draft year that could be the year of the wide receiver, we take a look at five receivers that had highly productive careers, despite not being top picks in the draft!

Daly Dose 03-18-20 The best of the Daly Dose

This week on the Daly Dose, we are flashing back to an early edition of the Daly Dose! It was the summer of 2015 and there weren’t a ton of sports stories coming out, so we decided to break out the Daly Dose mailbag and read some questions from listeners.

We introduced a few members of the Daly Dose I-Team, we actually talked some politics, explained why we pick on certain teams, and how important is the NBA summer league? 

We also heard from a listener about youth sports. Should young athletes begin to specialize at an early age? Plus, we name our all time NBA starting five, give some advice to a young basketball player that is hoping to make a team, hand out some dating advice, and much much more!

Daly Dose 03-04-20 The biggest questions of the NFL offseason

This week on the Daly Dose, we wish a very happy birthday to Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, but he has other things on his mind. 

The Philadelphia 76ers are trying to sort out their issues, the New York Knicks are asking for patience, and the NBA is trying to be cautious about the coronavirus. 

We have a question for Princeton students that are upset about Marshawn Lynch speaking at their school, the Denver Broncos actually do something positive, and Tony Romo gets paid.

Then, we take a look at some of the biggest questions in the NFL offseason. There are a number of players that could be moving, and the NFL Draft should be very interesting to watch. 

Finally, we take a look at some of the top NFL Combine heroes of all time, and discuss what a good showing at the Combine can mean for your career!

Daly Dose 02-26-20 Talking sports with Coach Mac

This week on the Daly Dose, we are joined by a long time friend of the show…high school basketball coach Russ McKinstry stops by to give us his unique perspective on a number of the top sports stories!

We discuss the Major League Baseball cheating scandal, and why the Houston Astros; World Series trophy isn’t going to be taken away. 

The NCAA Tournament is coming quickly, and we break down some of the top teams in the country, even though they may not be the blue blood programs that we are used to selecting. The North Carolina Tar Heels are really struggling this year, has the game finally passed by coach Roy Williams?

We look at the NBA, as it heads into the final stretch of the regular season. Why are viewer ratings down, and what can the league do to get them to improve? Who are the top teams to watch as the playoffs arrive, and what should worry the Los Angeles Lakers?

Finally, we touch on the new CBA proposal that NFL owners are trying to get approved, and consider what could derail a Kansas City Chiefs dynasty!

Daly Dose 02-12-20 Goodbye to the 2019 NFL season

This week on the Daly Dose, Valentine’s Day is coming, and we were able to run down a few Valentines that are being handed out by some of the top sports figures in the world. 

We discuss the changes that could be coming for Major League Baseball, the return of Bobby Knight to Indiana, and winners and losers from the NBA trade deadline last week.

Then, with the NFL season now complete, we look back at some of the more memorable moments, and hand out some awards to the top performers! Who wins our Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Least Valuable Player?

The 92nd Academy Awards took place on Sunday, but sports movies were nowhere to be found. We give our nominations for sports movies/series that are worth your time to watch.’

Finally, with the XFL beginning last weekend, we countdown the Top 5 XFL slogans to kickstart that league with fans!

Daly Dose 02-05-20 Hail to the Chiefs

This week on the Daly Dose, the NBA trade deadline is coming, the Boston Red Sox make an odd move, the Michigan State Spartans need a new head football coach, and ratings for Super Bowl LIV were up significantly! We are pretty sure we know why. 

Then, we are joined by two longtime friends of the show to break down Super Bowl LIV! The Kansas City Chiefs are NFL champions again! How were they able to come back and beat the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter? Did quarterback Patrick Mahomes really deserve the Most Valuable Player award?

We also begin to look forward to the NFL offseason. Where could some of the top free agents end up, and which teams could be playing in Super Bowl LV? We give our way too early predictions!