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Entries from July 2010

Eric Stephen (True Blue L.A.); Dodgers/Padres; Dodgers 2nd Half Outlook (07-29-10)

July 28th, 2010 · Comments

Eric Stephen from True Blue L.A. joins Dave to look at the critical series between the Dodgers and Padres in the NL West.  Featuring a recap of last night's thrilling game, plus what LA could do to bolster its playoff chances:  bench help, another starter?  We search for the answers on the Dave in the City Podcast.

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L.A. Weather; Haren Trade; Angels and Dodgers; NL West Showdowns (07-27-10)

July 26th, 2010 · Comments

Dave recaps a great week of Weather in West Los Angeles, provides a quick review of the Apple Pan in Westwood, breaks down the Dan Haren Trade (What is the Big Deal) and looks at the NL West race, along with the key series of the week.

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Mayweather/Pacquiao: Will They Ever Agree To A Fight? — w/ Jacob Rosales (07-20-10)

July 20th, 2010 · Comments

A Supplementary Podcast in the City with Dave and Jake "El Hebrew Hammer" Rosales mulling over what has stalled the potential Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao mega-fight. Who is at fault: Mayweather, Pacquiao, or another party? A look at why the fight is so important for Boxing and how Boxing itself has lost interest across the country.

PLUS: Ilya Kovalchuk's outrageous 17 year, 102 Million Dollar contract in the NHL. Just how ridiculous is it?

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The Yankee Report; Mets 2nd Half; Sabermetrics — w/ “The Captain2″ (07-20-10)

July 19th, 2010 · Comments

The Captain2, from themikefrancesa.com joins in to break down the Yankees tumultuous two weeks, the passings of Bob Sheppard and George Steinbrenner, and the outlook for both the Mets and Yankees in the Second Half.  Also: a discussion on Sabermetrics as both Dave and Cap set the record straight.

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Catching up on Sports (07-19-10)

July 18th, 2010 · Comments

Dave returns from his vacation to re-tell the accounts of his last week, plus, an opportunity to catch up on All Star Game Thoughts, MLB Second Half Trends, and Golf's British Open Championship and its unlikely winner.

PLUS:  Is Broxton suited to be a closer?  How the Dodger fan's patience with Broxton has worn thin.

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World Cup Final; LeBron the Clown; MLB 2nd Half Predictions — w/ Dan Heck aka RD (07-12-10)

July 12th, 2010 · Comments

Dan Heck returns for the second podcast on Dave in the City.  On the show, a brief tribute to the fallen Bob Sheppard, the World Cup Final: not what FIFA had in mind, the LeBron James Clown Show, LeBron's Stupidity, the Cliff Lee Trade, 2nd Half MLB Predictions, and much more.

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LeBron and Superteam Party for Nothing (and his “rings” for free) — w/ Jacob Rosales (07-11-10)

July 10th, 2010 · Comments

The disgust around the NBA continues as a Public witnesses the LeBron-Bosh-Wade three-party in Miami's American Airlines Arena.   Dave displays his ire as "Superteam" celebrates like they won a championship, when in fact, they haven't won a single game.   Jacob "El Hebrew Hammer" Rosales joins in to highlight how the Pressure is squarely on LeBron James and Co. to win a championship within the next two years.

It's a podcast showing the turning of America against the "Kingdom" ...in the city.

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LeBron’s Decision: An Exercise in Narcissism — w/ Matt Shapiro (07-09-10)

July 8th, 2010 · Comments

Dave expresses his disgust at the excessive display of Narcissism from LeBron James' ESPN Special which revealed his decision to sign with the Miami Heat on Thursday night.   Dave also reveals LeBron James as a phony.   Matt Shapiro joins Dave to express how he sees the move as a cop-out, and explains how LeBron is a man who cannot grow or face adversity. PLUS: An overview of how ESPN sank to new lows with its very un-professional Sports Reporting within the LeBron Decision Special **and** how James has just opened himself to wide-spread criticism.

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LeBron James Signs with the Heat (?); Superteam is formed — w/ “Big B” (07-08-10)

July 7th, 2010 · Comments

Breaking news (as of this posting): Chris Broussard of ESPN Reports that "All signs indicate" LeBron James will join Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade on the Miami Heat.   Dave reports the story just moments after it was delivered by Broussard.   Joining Dave is "Big B" to assess the potential impact of this signing, the new "Superteam" of LeBron, Bosh, and Wade, and whether said "Superteam" is the team to beat in the NBA.

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The LeBron ESPN Special; In Defense of Stoudamire — w/ Joohan Lee (07-07-10)

July 6th, 2010 · Comments

Joohan Lee joins Dave to reflect on LeBron James' decision to announce his destination on an ESPN Prime Time Special.  ALSO: Vinny Del Negro is hired as the new Clippers head coach, *and* Dave tries to play Devil's Advocate with the Amare Stoudamire 5 year/near 100 million dollar deal.

PLUS: A fan falls to his peril at a Texas Rangers game, highlighting the frailty of fans at the ball-game.

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