Daly Dose 02-19-20 Contenders and pretenders in CBB and the NBA

This week on the Daly Dose, we wish a happy birthday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and discuss why he is one of the most hated figures in sports.

The New Orleans Saints got some good news, the Daytona 500 finishes exactly how NASCAR was hoping, and the NBA All Star Weekend provided some memorable moments. 

Then, we take a look at some of the true contenders and pretenders in college basketball and the NBA, as those seasons begin to heat up. Who are the teams to watch down the stretch?

Finally, we examine the Major League Baseball scandal, and we have noticed that the Houston Astros are getting more and more frustrated by it. Today, we countdown the Top 5 Houston Astros pet peeves as we get ready for the upcoming season!

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!

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 11-06-19 What to watch in CBB and the NBA

This week on the Daly Dose, yesterday was National Love Your Red Hair Day, and we take a look at some of the best red haired athletes in history. 

College basketball got started last night and we have already seen a few upsets, and we can expect a new No1 team next week. 

The first college football playoff rankings came out last night. Did the committee botch the rankings?

Last weekend, we saw a couple of college football teams get themselves back into the college football playoff picture, and one college football team is already pulling the plug on their head coach. 

The New England Patriots suffered their first loss of the season, and the Daly Dose I-Team explains why NFL fans should worry about Josh Gordon joining the Seattle Seahawks. 

Then, we take an early look at the college basketball and NBA seasons. Who are the top teams? Who are some of the up and coming teams? What new rules have been instituted this year? We preview a few of the top stories to watch this season in basketball. 

Finally, with the Houston Astros losing the World Series to the Washington Nationals last week, we countdown the Top 5 forgotten heroes that came up short in a championship game or series!

Daly Dose 07-17-19 The true winners and losers from NBA free agency

This week on the Daly Dose, we are back with a brand new episode to discuss the TRUE winners and losers from a wild NBA free agency period. With all of the movement and shifting in power, which players and teams are going to benefit, and who came up short?

The men’s final at Wimbledon proved to be historic on Sunday, the NBA summer league has a new champion, there was an ironic tragedy in boxing, and we attempt to sit down with Philadelphia 76ers superstar Ben Simmons to discuss his new contract extension!

Finally, we are seeing a few players in the NBA team up in hopes of forming successful duos. Today, our Daly Dose Top 5 takes a look at five dynamic duos, that proved to be far less than dynamic!

Daly Dose 06-19-19 Recapping the NBA Finals with Coach Mac

This week on the Daly Dose, we sit down with long time basketball coach Russ McKinstry to recap the NBA season and the NBA Finals!

How were the Toronto Raptors able to upset the Golden State Warriors? What makes Kawhi Leonard such a special player? Which role players proved to be key to delivering a title to Canada?

We also discuss the Los Angeles Lakers acquiring Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans. Did they get a bargain? How will the Pelicans look going forward?

We also talk NBA Draft, and look forward at which teams will be the favorites next year.

Finally, we discuss why the passing of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is more important than many people realize!

We have a lot to cover this week on the Dose!

Daly Dose 06-05-19 The MVPs and LVPs of the NBA

Wednesday on the Daly Dose, a college football coach takes a big risk, and the Golden State Warriors have a number of injuries heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Can the Toronto Raptors take advantage? Plus, DeMar DeRozan says he has been a sacrificial lamb, but I think we all know who really brought the Raptors together.

Then our Daly Dose Hump Day power rankings take a look at which players made the biggest impact when they have been on the floor during the NBA season, and we also look at which players may have helped their teams the least!

Daly Dose 05-16-19 A little advice from the Dose

Thursday on the Daly Dose, a listener asks our advice on surprising his wife, and we are happy to help in any way that we can.

The Milwaukee Bucks get a win in Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals over the Toronto Raptors, but we did notice one area of concern. The Utah Jazz could be interested in signing point guard Mike Conley, although there could be a few drawbacks. The New York Jets make yet another move that has most everyone scratching their head.

Then, we take a look at some of the biggest sports media overreactions of the week!

Should Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco be tutoring rookie Drew Lock? Is James Harden going to finish his career without an NBA title? And was Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 shot just lucky? We answer these questions and more today on the Dose!

Daly Dose 05-14-19 Contenders and pretenders in MLB

Tuesday on the Dose, the Golden State Warriors are going to be without Kevin Durant for Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers. We suspect he might be out even longer.

The University of Michigan is going to need a new men’s basketball coach, because John Beilein is taking the head coaching job of the Cleveland Cavaliers. We explain why he would take a job that seems to be even more difficult.

Then, we take a look at some of the top contenders in Major League Baseball, and also which teams might be more of the “pretender” persuasion.