Daly Dose 07-31-19 The longest sports championship droughts

This week on the Daly Dose, we wish Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban a very happy birthday, and discuss the sports innovation he has contributed that we all still feel the effects today. Plus, the NFC Championship controversy is somehow still dragging on!

Then, as we are in the heat of the summer, we take a look at the longest sports championship droughts going today. Which teams from MLB, NHL, NBA, and the NFL have been waiting the longest for the ultimate ending to the season?

Finally, our Daly Dose Top 5 reveals which current pro sports players have played the most games without ever winning that ultimate championship ring!


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Daly Dose 05-24-19 The best NBA players to never win a Finals MVP

Friday on the Daly Dose, the Toronto Raptors get a huge win last night over the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, and they may have clinched the series.

We learned that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is a Daly Dose listener, and we preview the holiday weekend in sports including MLB, NCAA softball, and the Indy 500!

Then, we countdown the Top 5 NBA players that won championships, but were never named the NBA Finals MVP! Could we see one player get his first Finals MVP this year?  

Daly Dose 05-17-19 The best NBA non-buzzer beaters of all time

Friday on the Daly Dose, it is National Endangered Species Day, and we look at a few endangered species that we no longer see in sports.

The Golden State Warriors had to make a comeback to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals over the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Arizona Cardinals get some very bad news, and we preview the weekend in sports, including Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship.

Then, after Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 buzzer beater, we look back at a few of the most memorable shots in NBA Playoffs history…but were they buzzer beating game winners?

Daly Dose 05-15-19 Zion is heading to the Big Easy

Wednesday on the Daly Dose, the New Orleans Pelicans win the Zion Williamson sweepstakes, as they get the top pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.

The Golden State Warriors continue to look very strong in the NBA Playoffs, even without Kevin Durant in the lineup, as they roll over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.

Tiger Woods is being named in a lawsuit that makes very little sense, and then we take a look at which teams in Major League Baseball are spending the least amount of money on player contracts, and which teams are spending the most. Can money really buy happiness in MLB?

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.


Daly Dose 05-10-19 Is the Warriors dynasty ending?

Friday on the Daly Dose, the Golden State Warriors get some puzzling news regarding Kevin Durant’s injury. When can they expect him to return?

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson might not be the most popular guy in his own locker room, and the New England Patriots look for some help to fill a void at tight end.

We preview the weekend in sports, including Tony Romo participating in the AT&T Byron Nelson Tournament, as well as NBA and NHL Playoff games.

Finally, we get to our Daly Dose Top 5, where we look back at how the last five NBA dynasties came to an end. Could the Golden State Warriors be seeing the beginning of the end?


Daly Dose 04-19-19 Return of the Mac part 4

Friday on the Daly Dose, it is National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day and we know a few athletes that need to do just that. We look at a few intriguing match-ups on the 2019 NFL schedule, and we look at why St. John’s had such a hard time getting a new basketball coach.

Then, we finish up our conversation with longtime basketball coach Russ McKinstry! We look at the Major League Baseball season, why the Colorado Rockies are off to such a slow start, and which teams should be the true contenders. And with the NFL Draft starting next week, we talk about what the Arizona Cardinals might do with the number one pick!

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Daly Dose 05-31-18 Our 2018 NBA Finals Preview

Thursday on the Daly Dose, we look at some breaking news, including a bizarre story coming out of the NBA.

Then,  we preview the 2018 NBA Finals. What can we expect from the fourth consecutive matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors? We have a few ideas as to what we might see, and a few predictions for who will come out on top.

Finally,  we discuss a few of the more popular sports media overreactions of the week. Did the Eastern Conference Finals prove LeBron James all time status? Is Kyrie Irving checking out in Boston? And are we going to see NFL players sit out the season on protest of new rules?

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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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2015 MLB All-Star Game rosters released

Major League Baseball has announced it’s rosters for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game as voted by fans, players and designated managers. The game will be played in Cincinnati for the first time since 1988 and the Kansas City Royals wil have a league high six represenatives. Blah blah blah…you are now just going to scroll down to the rosters because you could care less what I have to say here. But I am going to change some names and see if you notice. And then in a few minutes you’re going to scroll back up and say “what is this all about? These aren’t even the right names! What is going on?” Well you should have just read this to begin with and saved yourself the trouble. Stop being a rebel and follow some rules you scallywag.

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AL Starters (fan vote)

C Salvador Dali, Royals
1B Ryan Cabrera, Tigers (injured, will not play)
2B Jose Canseco, Astros
SS Pablo Escobar, Royals
3B Sam Donaldson, Blue Jays (leading vote-getter overall)
OF Dizzy Trout, Angels
OF Lorenzo Lamas, Royals
OF Alex Keaton, Royals
DH Nelson Mandela, Mariners

AL Reserves

C Russell Wilson, Blue Jays
C Jon Vogt, Athletics
1B Albert Pooholes, Angels (will start in place of the injured Cabrera)
1B Prince Fatter, Rangers
1B Glover Teixeira, Yankees (replaces injured Cabrera on roster)
2B Jason Kapono, Indians
SS Julio Iglesias, Tigers
3B Manny Pacquiao, Orioles
OF J.D. Salinger, Tigers
OF Jose Bautista, Blue Jays
OF Adam (Pac-Man) Jones, Orioles
UTIL Brock Lesnar, Red Sox

AL Pitchers

RHP Sonny Von Bulow, Athletics
RHP Felix the Cat, Mariners
RHP Sterling Archer, Rays
LHP Vincent Price, Tigers
LHP Dallas Lovato, Astros
LHP Chris Pratt, White Sox
RHP Dylan Betances, Yankees
RHP Brad Sellers, Rays
RHP Efren Herrera, Royals
RHP Wade Phillips, Royals
RHP Darren TO’Day, Orioles
LHP Carl Perkins, Twins
LHP Zach Braff, Orioles

AL Final Vote Candidates

SS Humphrey Bogaerts, Red Sox
OF Weenis Cespedes, Tigers
OF Brett Favre, Yankees
2B DJ Dozier, Twins
3B Mike Moustaches, Royals

NL Starters (fan vote)

C Buster Keaton, Giants
1B Paul Goldschlager, Diamondbacks
2B Dee Brown, Marlins
SS Jhonny Pheralta, Cardinals
3B Tommy Frazier, Reds
OF Alvin Harper, Nationals (leading vote-getter in NL)
OF Doc Holliday, Cardinals (injured, participation questionable)
OF Edwin Stanton, Marlins (injured, will not play)

NL Reserves

C Alfred Molina, Cardinals
C Yasmani Grandali, Dodgers
1B Betty Rizzo, Cubs
1B Adrian Balboa, Dodgers
2B DJ LeMaywho, Rockies
2B Joe Bartnik, Giants
SS Jamal Crawford, Giants
3B Nolan Ryan, Rockies
3B Kobe Bryant, Cubs (replaces injured Stanton on roster)
OF Lawrence McCutchen, Pirates (will start in place of the injured Stanton)
OF Doc Pederson, Dodgers
OF Justin Time, Padres
OF A.J. Pollockski, Diamondbacks

NL Pitchers

RHP Max Weinberg, Nationals
RHP Zack Steinke, Dodgers
RHP Gerrit King Cole, Pirates
RHP Michael Waka Flocka Flame, Cardinals
RHP Jacob deSnake, Mets
RHP Shelby Cobra, Braves
RHP A.J. Hawk, Pirates
LHP Madison Buttgardner, Giants
RHP Trevor Whatever, Cardinals
RHP Mark Melancholy, Pirates
RHP Jonathan Papelbapel, Phillies
RHP Francisco NotAlex Rodriguez, Brewers
LHP Rex Chapman, Reds

NL Final Vote Candidates

RHP Johnny Bravo, Reds
RHP Mi Familia, Mets
LHP Clayton Kerchoke, Dodgers
RHP Carlos Santana, Cardinals
SS Troy Tulogetshurtstzki, Rockies