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Entries from February 2011

Lakers Roundtable: Marco Alfendary, Jorge in Palmdale; Mike in NJ; Big B; Matt Shapiro (02-23-11)

February 23rd, 2011 · Comments

Marco Alfendary (formerly of KCSB) surprises Dave and checks in with his thoughts on the recent NBA Transactions, Trades, and Rumors.  Is the Anthony deal to NY a boon for NY *and* a troubling sign for the NBA?

ALSO: The Lakers Roundtable -- Are the Lakers running out of steam or just bored?  Where can they improve most, and CAN they make the moves to get there?   Jorge in Palmdale joins Dave to break down the Lakers in transition from Regular Season to the Playoffs.

Mike in North Jersey analyzes the Devils' recent surge, how Iyla Kovalchuck is misunderstood, and why coaching makes a difference in the NHL, PLUS: Has Tiger Woods been exposed at WGC-Accenture?

Big B and Matt Shapiro Join Dave to round out the show and discuss Dwight Howard's post-FA future.  Could we be seeing Dwight Howard command the paint for the *Lakers?*

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Carmelo to the Knicks: What Does it Mean? NBA, Knicks, Nets (02-22-11)

February 22nd, 2011 · Comments

Full coverage of the Carmelo Anthony trade to the New York Knicks featuring Gerry in Piscataway, Andrew in L.I., Dave in Queens and Erwin in Queens.  Breaking down whether the Knicks gave up too much for 'Melo and who else won out in the deal (between NYK/Min/Den).  We go roundtable style looking at what the Melo deal does for the Knicks and what New York can do to make themselves a title contender.

ALSO:  Dave's Dating Update and "Who's the Best Charlie's Angel?"

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NCAA B-Ball Show w/ Justin in L.I., John Wood, Chris in Syr.; Carmelo Anthony to NY (02-21-11)

February 21st, 2011 · Comments

Justin in Long Island joins Dave to break down the latest going on all around College Basketball:  Duke, North Carolina, Illinois, Ohio State, Arizona, Pitt, UConn, Syracuse, Texas, Kansas and much more.   We prepare for the upcoming Conference and NCAA Tournaments. PLUS: Matt Shapiro helps break the Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks trade as it happened. AND: Daytona 500 talk with Chris in Syracuse, along with John Wood making a case for George Mason to make a return to the NCAA's Sweet Sixteen.

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The Fringe Sports Podcast: Water Polo, Soccer, Golf, Tennis (02-16-11)

February 16th, 2011 · Comments

The First ever FRINGE Sports podcast on Dave in the City Featuring our Scheduled Guests: Erwin in Queens on Soccer and Ronaldo's retirement,  Mike in North NJ AND John Wood on Golf, Tiger Woods' struggles, McElroy and the upcoming Northern Trust Open.   Andy in Seattle joins Dave to talk Tennis, PLUS: Water Polo News and Much More!

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Valentine’s Day, Longest Bus Ride in Humanity, Clippers (02-14-11)

February 14th, 2011 · Comments

Dave begins his show broadcast from his cell phone while on the bus, due to his presence on "The Longest Bus Ride in the History of Mankind."

After returning home, Dave observes the embarrassment of the Clippers' loss to the woeful, then 26 loss in a row Cleveland Cavs.  PLUS: A preview of the Fringe Sports Podcast and how long bus rides are like the lines at Disneyland.

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Lakers/Celtics Recap; Jerry Sloan Steps Down; Jorge in Palmdale; NCAA Picks (02-10-11)

February 10th, 2011 · Comments

Dave celebrates and recaps an electric Lakers comeback in Boston that ended in a 92-86 win for the Lakers at Beantown.  ALSO on the show: did the Celtics and Ray Allen celebrate *too soon?*  PLUS: College Basketball weekend picks, Dave's dismay at Sloan's sudden departure from Utah, and Jorge in Palmdale joins Dave to detail how the Laker defense pulled LA to the victory this night.

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Carmelo Anthony to the Lakers?; College Bball Updates; Big B (02-09-11)

February 10th, 2011 · Comments

Dave rates the rumored Nuggets Star Carmelo Anthony for Lakers Center Andrew Bynum Trade.  Is it right for the team?  Who wants to make the move?  Is it just a fabrication by the National Media?   PLUS: Big B joins Dave to look at the pros and cons of Carmelo Anthony on the Lakers, and where Bynum would be missed.

**NOTE**

Due to technical difficulties, the program was shortened to one hour and we were unable to include the College Basketball picks for the weekend.

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Packers win Super Bowl XLV; Mike in North NJ; Matt Shapiro (02-07-11)

February 7th, 2011 · Comments

Dave commemorates the Packers' big win in Super Bowl XLV.  Where did the Packers impress during the Super Bowl?  Is this the end of an era for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  ALSO: Mike in North Jersey joins Dave to discuss Christina Aguilera's butchering of the National Anthem AND Dave provides fodder for a better Dallas Halftime Show -- Country Music!

Dave announces a big-time Olympian following Dave's twitter account.  Finally, Matt Shapiro joins Dave to break down what the Super Bowl win means for the Packers and gives a good case for Pittsburgh making a Super Bowl Comeback.

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Super Bowl Week: Part V - Predictions & Prop Bets; Tom in VA; Junkie; Umberto’s; Cavs (02-04-11)

February 4th, 2011 · Comments

ON THE SHOW:  Dave contemplates the Cavs' record tying 23 game losing streak, and how Byron Scott has run yet another team into the ground.  Also on the show, Tom in VA ("Stawting Pitchah") joins Dave to recap Andy Pettite's retirement, Swimming Techniques, and a Super Bowl Prediction.

"Junkie" (aka Kevin on the Cape) tags along with Dave and Tom to Break down Bodog.com's more unusual prop bets for Super Bowl XLV.

Later in the show, Umberto's Clam House, from San Diego, joins Dave to pick up the conversation on the Media's Coverage of Super Bowl XLV, including a Flashback to the AFC-Era NBC Super Bowl Pregame show.  In addition, Dave recaps all the score predictions from this week on the podcast.  A HUGE prediction Friday for Super Bowl XLV.

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Super Bowl Week: Part IV - The Impact; Tom in NJ; Black Hat w/ Relish; Jacob Rosales (02-03-11)

February 3rd, 2011 · Comments

Part IV of Super Bowl Week, where we cover: Who has more to lose in this Super Bowl, the Steelers or Packers?  Also on the show, we get into how this game could impact the careers of Rodgers, Roethlisberger, the respective defenses, and other notable parts of the respective teams.

Dave takes a quick look at how the Syracuse Point Shaving Scandal was quickly debunked.

Tom in NJ joins Dave at the top to look at how health and the domed stadium could give GB and advantage, PLUS some casual NBA talk.

Black Hat w/ Relish chips in to give his impressions of the Super Bowl, while asking Dave, "How did DITC become a fan of Mike Francesa and a member of themikefrancesa.com?", and inquires about Dave's exploits with the women at Masters Swim.

Lastly, Jacob "El Hebrew Hammer" Rosales follows up with Black Hat's Romance question, then talks about who has more to lose between GB and Pit in the Super Bowl.  A WILD show describing the impact of Super Bowl XLV in 2011.

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