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Entries from January 2019

Podcast: Super Bowl Week Part II - Prop Bets with Junkie and Tom in VA (01-31-19)

January 31st, 2019 · Comments


Kevin on the Cape (Junkie) and Tom in VA join Dave for the 2019 edition of our Super Bowl Prop Bets show.  We'll cover our traditional coin flip, longest touchdown, and other game props from the Patriots/Rams matchup, plus we'll look at the more unusual props on the board for Super Bowl LIII.   Later we cover the "wacky bets" featuring non-sports prop bets, then cover our "Five Stupidest Prop Bets of the year."   A fully comprehensive look at Super Bowl minutiae on our annual Prop Bets show.

Tags: Podcast · Football Picks

Podcast: Super Bowl Week Part I - Patriots/Rams Preview with John and Andy (01-30-19)

January 30th, 2019 · Comments


John in CT and Andy in Seattle from the Football Picks Panel, are back to preview this year's Super Bowl Matchup between the Patriots and the Rams from Atlanta.   The game features two teams who have shown the ability to score oodles of points and two teams that like to run the ball.  Will the Brady/Belichick combo do it again or will the new guys Goff/Gurley/McVay win the title.  It's a rematch of the two franchises who last played for the Super Bowl back in 2002 (2001 Season).   The guys will share their predictions plus recap a very exciting Conference Championship round two weeks ago.

Tags: Football Picks · Basketball

Podcast: NBA Report - Anthony Davis Wants a Trade, Oladipo’s Devastating Injury (01-29-19)

January 29th, 2019 · Comments


This week's  NBA Report centers around Anthony Davis and his agent's recent open request to be traded in the news.   Chris and Dave break down why the Celtics can't trade for him until the offseason AND why Davis is not likely to be traded before the end of the season anyway.   Later we cover devastating injuries around the league:  Victor Oladipo has season ending surgery leaving the Pacers to rally without their best player.  Plus, we cover other news and notes and possible trades in the NBA as the league heads closer to the all-star break.

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Podcast: 2019 MLB Offseason Show with Ari and Gerry (01-28-19)

January 28th, 2019 · Comments


Ari in Philadelphia and Gerry in Piscataway, the baseball crew, return to chat about the slow offseason so far in MLB.   The two biggest names, Bryce Harper currently of the Nationals, and Manny Machado who last played with the Dodgers, have yet to sign with a team for 2019.   We discuss the lack of activity, why owners are getting so cheap, and how the practice of holding out for free agents is hurting the sport.  Later, we cover moves that actually took place, including the Dodgers trade of Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp to the Reds and the subsequent signing of OF A.J. Pollock.  The Yankees add some depth with 2B D.J. LeMahieu and RP Adam Ottavino, plus others, and the Mets... Ari will break down what the Mets did.  All this and more as we cover the MLB Offseason so far in the City.

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Podcast: 10th Anniversary Random Q’s with Kevin on the Cape (01-23-19)

January 23rd, 2019 · Comments


We're glad to bring back Kevin on the Cape (now in the Berkshires) for our special 10th Anniversary edition of "Random Questions."   This time out Dave will catch up with Kevin's new family life: a newborn baby boy, continued good health, and more athletic challenges for Kevin and his wife Sunie.  Later, we take in your questions submitted via social media as we commemorate ten years of DITCOW podcasts.

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Podcast: NBA Report - Here Come the Nets, Top Seeds in the East (01-16-19)

January 16th, 2019 · Comments


Chris and Dave return for this week's NBA Report.  On this edition we look at the streaking Brooklyn Nets, who tried to get to .500 against the Rockets and may be have a good chance to make the playoffs.  We also compare the Bucks and the Raptors and decipher which team is better built for the playoffs.  Finally some other news and notes, a historic first quarter for the Warriors, another delay for LeBron's return to the Lakers, and some movie talk sprinkled in.

Tags: Podcast · Basketball

Podcast: The Top 5 DITCOW Episodes of 2009

January 15th, 2019 · Comments


On this special retrospective show, Dave presents his top 5 episodes of 2009, the first year of the podcast's history.   Featured in this special are clips from Dave and "Coach" Andrew's pilot shows from way back in 2005!  Later we roll out the top 5 episodes of 2009.  From a hilarious Lakers roundtable between Dave and his old buddies Bricio and Jacob to some off topic discussions about hamburgers with Dave and Coach which foreshadow future Random Questions shows with Kevin on the Cape.  Also a flashback to when Dave contemplated the move from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles.   The special closes with a clip of Andy in Seattle's debut podcast with other odds and ends in between.

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Podcast: CFP Championship Recap, NFL Playoffs, Football Picks Results (01-09-19)

January 9th, 2019 · Comments


The Football Picks crew is back joining Dave to recap an outstanding performance by the Clemson Tigers in the CFP Championship Game, dominating Alabama 44-16.  We also share our thoughts on the rest of the bowl season and then segue to NFL talk as we recap a Chargers upset win over the Ravens, the Eagles stunner in Chicago, and more.  PLUS, Dave reveals the winner of the Football Picks contest and we look ahead to the NFL's Divisional Round games.

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Podcast: NBA Report - Welcome 2019, LeBron’s Injury, Red Hot Nets (01-08-19)

January 8th, 2019 · Comments


Chris and Dave return for this week's NBA Report, the first of our calendar 2019 year.   This week we look at some of the unexpectedly hot teams such as the Brooklyn Nets, the suddenly surging San Antonio Spurs, the Indiana Pacers, and more teams making noise in the NBA.  The Lakers tanked after losing LeBron James to injury for several games, the Rockets took back off to go back into the playoff chase, and the Clippers fell off after their hot start.  Plus, Dave shares some previews for what's to come for the "10 Years of DITCOW" Anniversary.  Website Thumbnail Photo provided via VectorStock.

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Football Picks: Week 16 Results, Final Standings

January 2nd, 2019 · Comments

Happy New Year!  Here are the final standings for the DITCOW Football Picks contest to go with the results for Week 16's NFL/Bowl action. (more...)

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