Daly Dose #154 The NFL midseason review

On the Daly Dose this week, we are trying to figure out what has been a wild and surprising NFL season, at the halfway point. Clint is joined by a longtime caller of the show to try to sort it all out. Which teams are the true contenders, and which are the pretenders as we come down the stretch to the postseason? We give our picks for the MVP, Rookie of the Year, and Coach of the Year, as well as who we think will be going to Super Bowl LII!

The Houston Astros won the World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers, and we have some thoughts on what their big win means.

We had a few upsets in college football, and one major conference could be getting left out of the College Football Playoff because of them.

And with the Astros winning their first title in franchise history, we take a look at the Top 5 next hard luck teams that we would like to see win a championship!

Listen here to Daly Dose #154 The NFL midseason review!

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Daly Dose #153 The college football midseason review

On the Daly Dose this week, we are reviewing the 2017 college football season at the midway point! Which teams have proven to be true contenders? What is the biggest surprise of the year? And how are our preseason picks shaping up? We tell you which teams have the best chance of making the college football playoff, and which will get left out.

The Major League Baseball World Series has been amazing, but what can baseball officials learn from it?

There are a few teams in the NFL that can feel free to hit the panic button. We tell you which teams should be the most nervous.

Even though the 2017-2018 NBA season is only two weeks old, we have already learned a few things.

And with Halloween taking place last night, we tell you the Top 5 Halloween costumes that we saw from some VERY creative children!

Listen here to Daly Dose #153 The college football midseason review!

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Local man hatches scheme to convince coworkers he didn’t fall asleep during big game

While many sports fans around the world were witnessing one of the most exciting Major League Baseball games in modern history, a local Houston man succumbed to one of his most primal urges.

The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 in Game 5 of the World Series, a 10-inning thriller that lasted over five hours. The win gives the Astros a 3-2 lead in the best of seven World Series, and has the city of Houston buzzing over the possibility of their first major championship in 22 years.

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However, not every Astros fan was joining in on the celebration, on Sunday night.

Mark Whitman, a Houston native, and loyal Astros fan admitted that he dozed off “sometime during the fifth inning with Los Angeles leading 7-4. I had worked a double shift at the packing plant on Saturday. So I was tired.” Whitman stated.

It was when he returned to his job on Monday morning, that he discovered a major problem.

“As soon as I walked in the door to our employee break room, I was met with high fives from coworkers, and my boss Don made the comment that  ‘he would fire anyone who dared to fall asleep during that game’. I had to come up with a plan, and I had to do it quickly.”

Whitman immediately excused himself from the room, and found a newspaper where he read the sports section to find out what had happened the night before. “I knew that I didn’t have much time to study the box-score, but I had to memorize as much information as I could.”

“When I returned to the break room, I was ready. My coworker Jeff said that he thought the game was over in the 5th inning when (Dodgers first baseman) Cody Bellinger hit that three run home run.”

Whitman was quick to retort “I thought it was over when (Astros shortstop) Carlos Correa homered to left field, for a 328 foot home run!”

Whitman had made a narrow escape. Yes, his statement of the length of the home run was an amateur mistake, but his coworker Jeff was too excited to notice. He high-fived Whitman, and the two shared a special bonding moment.

“I survived.” Whitman said. “It was a white knuckle ride, but I made it.”

Daly Dose #151 Those sneaky under the radar teams

This week on the Dose, we are looking under the radar!

We know the teams in the NFL that are widely considered to be the contenders, but which teams under the radar could challenge some of the top teams? We have a few teams that you may want to keep an eye on.

The 2017-2018 NBA regular season tips off tonight, and we know the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are the heavy favorites, but which teams could be lurking underneath the radar that could challenge them? Are there any players that could prove to be breakout players this year?

It was another wild weekend of college football, as we saw a number of upsets to top ranked teams. With all of the shake-ups, which teams could be under our radar, that could play their way into the college football playoff?

The Major League Baseball postseason has now reached the league championships, and we have a few ideas as to how to improve the games.

And there is nothing like the crazy traditions of college football. This week, we count down the Top 5 under the radar college football traditions, that you might not be familiar with!

Listen here to Daly Dose #151 Those sneaky under the radar teams!

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Daly Dose #149 Solving the mysteries in the NFL

This week on the Daly Dose, we are trying to figure out what has already been a very puzzling NFL season! Clint is joined by NFL writer Dillon Brooks and they discuss some surprising MVP candidates, which quarterbacks should be benched, and which teams are actually legitimate contenders.

The NBA is making some changes to their rules, and we are seeing some big name players change teams! Do any of these moves mean that a team will be able to challenge the Golden State Warriors?

We briefly discuss the Major League Baseball playoffs, and what we might expect in the upcoming postseason series.

We are beginning to see some college football teams separate themselves from the pack. We take a look at a few teams that have been even better than expected so far.

And with the college basketball scandal looming, we count down the Top 5 college basketball scandals of all time, and what they each have in common!

Listen here to Daly Dose #149 Solving the mysteries in the NFL

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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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Daly Dose #143 The Mayweather vs. McGregor circus preview

This week on the Dose, we are back to our regular weekly format, and we have much to cover!

We have heard a few things that aren’t quite adding up about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight.

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded PG Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics. We tell you what the trade really means for both teams.

NFL preseason games are underway, and while they are mostly unwatcheable, we have learned a few things from them.

We have College Football this Saturday! They may not be marquee matchups, but we could see some very revelaing games,.We also discuss a few college football coaches that are beginning the season on the proverbial hot seat!

Finally, our Daly Dose Top 5 returns, and we count down the Top 5 things you cn expect to see in the Mayweather vs McGregor fight on Saturday night!

Listen here to Daly Dose #143 The Mayweather vs. McGregor circus preview!

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Daly Dose #139 Our Fifty States Tour

This week on the Daly Dose we begin our 50 States Tour!

We make a brief stop in each state across the nation, and look at their greatest athletes, the best moments, and the most disappointing losses. From Alabama and their heated in-state rivalry, to the amazing athletes that the states of CaliforniaFlorida, and Illinois have produced, to some of the most memorable wins and losses in ColoradoIdaho, and Kentucky, we are touring the USA sports world!

We know that Massachussets has had some memorable wins with the Celtics, Red Sox, and Patriots, but what is the worst moment in their sports history? The state of Mississippi has given us some of the greatest athletes in the world, and Maryland has a few sports moments that we will never forget!

Be sure to check out the first installment of our 50 States Tour, as we remember some of the best and worst in sports from across this nation!

Listen here to Daly Dose #139 Our Fifty States Tour!

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Daly Dose #138 Our midseason Major League Baseball report

This week on the Daly Dose, we are looking at Major League Baseball at the halfway point. Who are the best teams? Which teams are most likely to fade down the stretch? We know the Chicago Cubs are the defending champs, but can they even make the postseason this year? Are the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals contenders or pretenders?

NBA free agency is slowing down now, and we look at the winners and losers from a busy offseason signing period.

The NFL quarterback may be the most important position in all of sports, yet we have a number of teams that are still not settled on who their starter will be. We know that the Denver BroncosChicago Bears, and Cleveland Browns still need to pick a starter, but who else could be heading for a QB controversy?

Why you shouldn’t care about the McGregor vs. Mayweather press conferences, and we count down the Top 5 most impactful NBA free agent signings of all time!

Listen here to Daly Dose #138 Our midseason Major League Baseball report.

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Cubs fans get another bag full of rocks for Halloween

Chicago Cubs fans were hoping this year would finally be different.

They put on their costumes just like they have every season since 1908.

But they thought this year, they might actually come home with some candy.

Yet for some reason that is completely unknown, while other trick or treaters had their bags filled with all kinds of candy and treats, Cubs fans received nothing but rocks.

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House after house, it was the same old thing that has been tormenting Cubbies fans for years.

“I got five pieces of candy! said Dodgers fans.

“I got a chocolate bar!” said Indians fans.

“I got a package of gum!” said Cardinals fans.

But just like clockwork, even in their most hopeful of Halloween nights, Cubs fans were left saying the same thing that they have said house after house and year after year.

“I got a rock.”

Their misery didn’t end there.

This morning, this reporter encountered a number of Cubs fans that had fallen asleep outside with their bag of rocks, while waiting once again for the Great Pumpkin.

“It’s okay.” I encouraged them. “I have done some stupid things in my life too.”

“STUPID?” they screamed. “What do you mean “stupid”? Just wait till next year! You’ll see! Next year at this same time, we’ll find a pumpkin patch that is *real* sincere and we’ll sit in that pumpkin patch until the Great Pumpkin appears. He’ll rise out of that pumpkin patch and he’ll fly through the air with his bag of toys. The Great Pumpkin will appear and We’ll be waiting for him! We’ll be there! We’ll be sitting there in that pumpkin patch… and we’ll see the Great Pumpkin. Just wait and see!. We’ll see that Great Pumpkin. We’ll SEE the Great Pumpkin! Just you wait! The Great Pumpkin will appear, and we’ll be waiting for him!”