Daly Dose 08-05-20 What we have learned from the return of sports so far

This week on the Daly Dose, it is the anniversary of American Olympian Jesse Owens winning gold at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin. We discuss the insane pressure that he must have faced. 

The XFL finds some help from an unlikely source, and a group of college football players is making some demands, but they may not have thought them through completely. 

Then, we are examining some of the things that we have already learned from the return of sports in America so far. We look at why so many people in the American sports media seem to be against sports returning. We discuss why many seem to be cheering for another sports shutdown. 

Major League Baseball has returned, and we learned that there are certain approved ways of “breaking the rules”. Plus, we were reminded of a very important item about the game of baseball!

We also learned that the NBA could have some problems on the horizon, and NBA defenses clearly need some serious work.

College football conferences are making schedule changes, and we are pretty sure that we know why. And the NHL has proven to be pretty exciting so far…at least for some fans. 

Finally, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stated that he believes his days in Green Bay are numbered. Today, we countdown the Top 5 teams where he could end up, if he leaves the Packers!  

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 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 03-25-20 NFL free agency goes wild

This week on the Daly Dose, we are back from a very interesting break, and we discuss our time off last week. We also reflect on doing a sports show when sports aren’t actually taking place, and we share how we are spending our time in quarantine. It isn’t quite what we expected. 

The New York Mets get some bad news, the Summer Olympics get delayed, and ESPN seems to be covering up a pretty big NFL story. 

Then, we take a look at a few of the things that we have learned over the past few weeks in sports. The NFL has a new collective bargaining agreement. Did the players approve something that they will regret later? The Dallas Cowboys may have made a mistake, running backs are having a hard time in the NFL, and the Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Las Vegas Raiders are making some very interesting moves in free agency. 

Finally, with Tom Brady taking his talents to Tampa, we countdown the Top 5 Hall of Fame NFL quarterbacks that changed teams late in their careers!

Daly Dose 01-22-20 Super Bowl LIV is set and CFB awards

This week on the Daly Dose, we are joined by a longtime friend of the show to recap the NFL Championship games! The Kansas City Chiefs are headed to the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years! How were they able to overcome another early deficit? And the San Francisco 49ers were able to run roughshod over the Green Bay Packers. Will they be able to do it again?

We begin to discuss Super Bowl LIV with long time Dose contributor Big Robb, and get his pick for the big game!

We also take a look at the Major League Baseball scandal, and discuss where it might go next. 

Then, we close out the college football season by looking back at some of the biggest surprises and disappointments from the past year. Plus, we hand out a number of awards to some of the top performers this season!

Daly Dose 01-15-20 Jeaux Burreaux delivers a title to LSU

This week on the Daly Dose, the LSU Tigers completed one of the most impressive seasons in college football history by beating the Clemson Tigers in the College Football National Championship! We discuss the big game, and how the Tigers made their big comeback. 

We recap a new Penn State scandal, the Houston Astros scandal, and the NFL Playoffs, and take a look forward to Championship Weekend! Who will be moving on to Super Bowl LIV?

Then, we take a look back at some of the biggest winners and losers from the college football bowl season. 

Finally, with the New England Patriots sitting at home for the earliest time since 2009, we countdown the Top 5 ways that Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spent his weekend!

Daly Dose 01-08-2020 The NFL Playoffs are underway

This week on the Daly Dose, we wish Elvis Presley a happy birthday, discuss some of the NFL coaching hires, and give our College Football National Championship preview! Who will win on Monday night when the Clemson Tigers square off against the LSU Tigers?

Then, we are joined by a long time friend of the show to discuss the NFL Playoffs! Mike from Castle Rock stops by to talk about the NFL Wild Card Weekend! 

The Houston Texans, survived last weekend, but can they give the Kansas City Chiefs a test? Could the Tennessee Titans be dangerous when they face the Baltimore Ravens? Is the New England Patriots dynasty finally truly over? Kirk Cousins finally got a big win for the Minnesota Vikings, but can he do it again this week against the San Francisco 49ers? The Seattle Seahawks had to grind out a tough win last weekend. Should the Green Bay Packers be wary?

We answer these questions, and many more this week on the Dose!

Daly Dose 01-01-2020 The most unlikely sports moments of the decade

This week on the Daly Dose, we remember some of the best moments in sports from 2019. It was a wild year! Will 2020 be more of the same?

Then, we recap a wild final week in the NFL! The NFL Playoffs are set, and we make our picks for the four Wild Card games coming up this weekend!

We also recap the College Football Playoff games that took place last weekend! The LSU Tigers made a strong statement against the Oklahoma Sooners, and were the Ohio State Buckeyes the victim of shady officiating in their loss to the Clemson Tigers?

Finally, we remember some of the great sports figures that we lost in 2019, and we count down the Top 5 most unlikely sports moments from the past decade!

Daly Dose 12-25-19 Our Daly Dose Christmas wishes

This week on the Daly Dose, we take a look at NFL playoff scenarios as we go into the final week of the regular season. Who will make it? And who will be left out?

Then, we preview the upcoming College Football Playoff games. Who will win the Peach Bowl between the Oklahoma Sooners and LSU Tigers? And who will come out on top in the Fiesta Bowl between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Clemson Tigers? We make our prediction for each!

Of course, it is Christmas Day, so we share we share the wish list that we sent to Santa Claus! We have a few things in sports that we are hoping to find underneath the tree!

Finally, we may currently have 40 college football bowl games, but today on the Dose we count down the Top 5 bowl games that were actually rejected by the NCAA!

Daly Dose 12-18-19 Joe Burrow runs away with the Heisman

This week on the Daly Dose, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow wins the Heisman in a landslide, the Pac 12 misses the CFB Playoff again, the NFL Pro Bowl rosters were announced, and once again we have some controversy. One NFL player is in trouble again, and some former NFL players are facing some serious charges. We also have Major League Baseball desperately trying to spice up their game!

We preview a few of the college football non-playoff bowl games that might be worth your time to tune in for, and we take a closer look at a few NFL teams that are hoping to be contenders in the postseason. 

Finally, with Joe Burrow winning the Heisman in record setting fashion, we take a look back at the widest margins of victory in Heisman history!