June 30 2010
Part one of the big two part NBA Free Agency Podcast. In Part One: Dave counts down to the Midnight Hour as the NBA begins its negotiations with free agents. Joohan Lee looks at who could sign first among the big Max-Contract Free Agents in the NBA. ALSO: A look at who the Clippers could get to fit their team during Free Agency this year. Matt Shapiro shares LeBron James' options for this year's off-season and his prediction on where LeBron will go. Jacob Rosales lampoons the hype surrounding NBA Free Agency, plus a look at Doc Rivers' return and Paul Pierce's opt out.
PLUS: Could a team with LeBron and Bosh be overrated defensively? MLB discussion also peppers the podcast.
June 29 2010
Andrew Jacobsen joins Dave in Studio for his first appearance since the Super Bowl. On the show: A look at 3D TVs and how they affect sports, Stephen Strasburg, World Cup Officiating, Dave tries to calm down 49er fans with a Niners bet, MLB Predictions, and an off the cuff story about Dave and Brazilian Dancing.
June 28 2010
Dan Heck, Jazz Musician and avid NY Sports fan, joins Dave to break down baseball at the mid-season mark. Each of the divisions, broken down and looked at around the league. Surprises and disappointments PLUS: How to stop flopping in the World Cup, the crapshoot of MLB Bullpens, Joe Torre Bashing, Mets fans vs Yankees fans, and much more.
June 24 2010
Dave returns from a bout with the Stomach Flu to go over the week in sports. On this episode: the Bulls Trade to get cap room for two potential Max Free Agents, A Review of the NBA Draft, Why Interleague Baseball is overdone and overrated, and Landon Donovan's goal that saved the USA in the World Cup.
PLUS: The Longest Match in Wimbledon History -- it was great, yet, not so great.
June 21 2010
Dave grouses about a Lakers Parade with no ending. Namely, how'd they come up with such a big parade and have no rally? Dave digs into the answers, PLUS, a look at the monster NBA Finals Ratings for ABC.
ALSO: A quick review of ESPN/ABC's Telecast quality throughout the series.
June 18 2010
Special Edition of Dave in the City: Dave Reflects on a series between two great rivals and its culmination in a thrilling, yet ugly game 7. How the Lakers used their will, and their defense, to rise up to victory despite falling behind. Also: why we need to cherish the moments between two soon to fade franchises in the NBA.
NOT on the show: A debate about Kobe's "legacy vs Michael Jordan." -- Too many shows do this already.
June 15 2010
Dave takes a huge sigh of relief as the Lakers avoid elimination to force a Game 7 at Staples Center in the NBA Finals. Why defense was the key to success in Game 6 and how the Celtics may have let an opportunity slip away.
PLUS: the irony of Kendrick Perkins' injury.
June 14 2010
Dave sounds the death knell (potentially) for the Los Angeles Lakers as they face a 3-2 deficit entering Staples Center for Game 6 of the NBA Finals. The Celtics try to clinch the championship as Dave breaks down the matchup from a personal perspective. AND, why Laker Fans can take hope for Game 6 in Los Angeles.
PLUS: Texas stays put in the Big 12. What kept them there, plus how it affects the Big Ten and Pac 10. Jacob Rosales guests.
June 10 2010
Covering the other sports stories around the World that happened in addition to the NBA Finals:
-- NCAA Sanctions on USC Football
-- Possible Big 10 and Pac 10 expansion
-- The Chicago Blackhawks end a 49 year drought in hockey
-- Angels player Kendry Morales out for the season
A recap of the Celtics keys to winning Game 4 of the NBA Finals vs the visiting Lakers. Why Bench Play was critical and how Rivers went out of the ordinary to conjure up a critical game.
PLUS: How Odom was exposed defensively and Bynum's impact on the series.