30 episodes

This show takes no prisoners and does not suffer fools. Decades of experience in major college basketball, and a rolodex to match. The big names visit this show. Passionate about Indiana basketball, the Chicago Cubs, the lovely Leigh Ross-Dakich, and his kids. Opinions about everything, afraid of nothing.

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This show takes no prisoners and does not suffer fools. Decades of experience in major college basketball, and a rolodex to match. The big names visit this show. Passionate about Indiana basketball, the Chicago Cubs, the lovely Leigh Ross-Dakich, and his kids. Opinions about everything, afraid of nothing.

    Matt Taylor looks at where the Colts need to improve coming out of the bye week, Mike Chappell reflects on the toughest Colts ever and looks ahead to Detroit, Coach Tom Allen takes us through IUFB's upset win of Penn State

    Matt Taylor looks at where the Colts need to improve coming out of the bye week, Mike Chappell reflects on the toughest Colts ever and looks ahead to Detroit, Coach Tom Allen takes us through IUFB's upset win of Penn State

    (00:00-20:51) – We open Tuesday’s show with Dan revisiting his prediction on the Colts record for this season. Then, the head coach of Indiana University football Tom Allen visits to take us through the Hoosiers upset win over Penn State this past Saturday. Coach talks on when the decision to go for two and the win was made and how quarterback Michael Penix Jr. has developed over the last year.  

    (20:52-33:26) – Dan takes a look at the leaders in different categories across the NFL and where the Colts and their opponent this weekend, the Detroit Lions, stack up.  

    (33:27-38:59) – Hour number one ends with Dan heading to the phone lines and listeners telling him not to revisit his predictions from the start of the year.

    (39:00 –1:00:37) – The second hour opens on a Tuesday with Dan sharing who he feels need to step up for the Colts this weekend and beyond if they are going to make a deep run. Plus, Dan looks at who the toughest Colts of all-time are.

    (1:00:38-1:14:27) – In his weekly segment, The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 drops by to  discuss the Colts prep for the Lions and share his list of the toughest Colts players of all-time. Later, Chappy addresses the team’s inability to run the ball and the struggles of T.Y. Hilton.     

    (1:14:28-1:23:42) – The trade value of Colts backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett is discussed by Dan and show producer Jimmy Cook to close out hour number two.   

    (1:23:43-1:47:19) – The voice of the Indianapolis Colts Matt Taylor stops by to talk on the look of the Colts coming out of the bye week and where they need to improve against Detroit and beyond.

    (1:47:20-1:58:41) – Commercials on TV that annoy us are reviewed, plus Dan’s appreciation for White Castle is discussed.  

    (1:58:42-2:04:38) – The show concludes with Dan revealing the results from the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day. Plus, Jimmy gives out today’s edition of the JCook Parlay of the Day.

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    • 2 hrs 4 min
    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Tuesday 10/27

    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Tuesday 10/27

    Today’s Best Of Features:

    (00:00-08:06) – The head coach of Indiana University football Tom Allen visits to take us through the Hoosiers upset win over Penn State this past Saturday. Coach talks on when the decision to go for two and the win was made and how quarterback Michael Penix Jr. has developed over the last year.  

     (08:07-21:25) – In his weekly segment, The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 drops by to  discuss the Colts prep for the Lions and share his list of the toughest Colts players of all-time. Later, Chappy addresses the team’s inability to run the ball and the struggles of T.Y. Hilton.     

    (21:26-40:28) – The voice of the Indianapolis Colts Matt Taylor stops by to discuss the look of the Colts coming out of the bye week and where they need to improve as a unit against Detroit and beyond.

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    • 40 min
    Dan reacts to Indiana football upsetting Penn State over the weekend, Sean Salisbury looks back at the NFL action from Week 7, Big Joe Staysniak looks ahead to Colts-Lions, Don Fischer recaps the final moments of IU vs Penn State

    Dan reacts to Indiana football upsetting Penn State over the weekend, Sean Salisbury looks back at the NFL action from Week 7, Big Joe Staysniak looks ahead to Colts-Lions, Don Fischer recaps the final moments of IU vs Penn State

    (00:00-23:34) – The week kicks off with Dan reacting to Indiana football’s upset win over Penn State and whether or not we are now a football state. Later, Dan looks at what the

    (23:35-34:37) – The voice of the Hoosiers Don Fischer stops by to recap the Hoosiers massive win over Penn State and share where he feels Indiana stack up among the rest of the Big Ten.   

    (34:38-40:57) – Hour number one closes with Dan playing Don Fischer’s call of IU’s successful two point conversion to knock off Penn State.  

     (40:58- 1:02:59) – Sean Salisbury returns to his regular slot to recap a massive Week 7 in the NFL and look ahead to the Colts-Lions game on Sunday. Sean also gives his thoughts on who the best quarterbacks in the NFL right now are.

    (1:03:00-1:15:14) – Dan returns with Don Fischer’s call of the successful two point conversion to knock off Penn State. Also, we take some phone calls from listeners about IU’s win over Penn State and Dan deep dives further into the Hoosiers victory.   

    (1:15:15-1:22:13) – We hear more from callers and Dan discusses why he prefers playing a team coming of a win than one coming off a loss.  

    (1:22:14-1:46:15) – The Fan’s own Big Joe Staysniak of The Fan Morning Show with Jeff and Big Joe visits to talk about what players usually do during a bye week and share his thoughts on the NFL as a whole 7 weeks in. Dan and Big Joe also look at the potential trade value of Jacoby Brissett.

    (1:46:16-1:56:03) – We look more at how IU football looked over the weekend in its upset of Penn State and what to expect of them moving forward. Dan also takes a look at Covid-19 in the world of sports. Later, Dan discusses tonight’s Monday Night Football matchup between the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Rams.

    (1:56:04-2:02:09) – The show ends on a Monday with Dan sharing the results from the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day. Plus, show producer Jimmy Cook is back in the studio and gives out his JCook Parlay of the Day.  

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    • 2 hrs 2 min
    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Monday 10/26

    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Monday 10/26

    Today’s Best Of Features:

    (00:00-21:39) – Sean Salisbury returns to his regular slot to recap a massive Week 7 in the NFL and look ahead to the Colts-Lions game on Sunday. Sean also gives his thoughts on who the best quarterbacks in the NFL right now are.

     (21:40-39:07) – The Fan’s own Big Joe Staysniak of The Fan Morning Show with Jeff and Big Joe visits to talk about what players usually do during a bye week and share his thoughts on the NFL as a whole 7 weeks in. Dan and Big Joe also look at the potential trade value of Jacoby Brissett.

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    • 39 min
    Greg Rakestraw fills in as Dan takes the day off to golf, Sean Salisbury and Kevin Bowen share their Colts thoughts headed into the bye, Tricia Whitaker reveals all the Indiana ties the Tampa Bay Rays have on its roster

    Greg Rakestraw fills in as Dan takes the day off to golf, Sean Salisbury and Kevin Bowen share their Colts thoughts headed into the bye, Tricia Whitaker reveals all the Indiana ties the Tampa Bay Rays have on its roster

    (00:00-20:23) – Greg Rakestraw fills in for Dan Dakich today, but Dan checks in from Tampa Bay to tell you about his flight and what college football he will be watching. Greg sets you up with a monster show today discussing Colts, Pacers, IU, Purdue, and the World Series. Producer Jimmy Cook joins in the final minutes of this segment to go over which conversations he is looking forward to listening to today. 
    (20:25-30:47) – Co-host of the Hammer and Nigel Show on WIBC in Jason Hammer returns to the Dan Dakich Show with Greg Rakestraw filling in for Dan to explain what You Bet With Bet Rivers, tells you to study up against the smaller schools and conferences instead of the larger conferences, and where you will make your money at this weekend.  
    (30:49-42:23) – Fox Sports Florida’s Tricia Whitaker joins the show with Greg Rakestraw today to explain what it has been like maintaining a relationship with the players without being able to go into locker rooms to talk to the Tampa Bay Rays players, how Austin Meadows was her neighbor growing up without knowing, and the other players on the Rays that have a connection to Indiana. 
    (37:33-1:02:10) – A regular guest on the Dan Dakich Show in Sean Salisbury joins on a Friday versus a Monday to elaborate on how Philip Rivers needed a quarter like the second quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals, the November and December stretch that the Colts are about to enter following next week’s game against the Detroit Lions, and how he believes the Tennessee Titans need to be in the conversation as a potential Super Bowl champion.
    (1:02:12-1:15:42) – Scott Agness from Fieldhouse Files joins the Dan Dakich Show with Greg Rakestraw today to discuss how much of the Toronto Raptors system will be implemented underneath Nate Bjorkgren as the new Pacers head coach, where we are right now in the Victor Oladipo saga, and he gives his best guess as to when the next NBA season will start. 
    (1:15:44-1:25:38) – With the Big Ten starting their season this weekend, Greg brings on Zach Osterman from the Indianapolis Star to share his thoughts on how good he thinks the Indiana Hoosiers are, what to expect with a healthy Michael Penix Jr., and which player IU will miss the most due to a student-athlete graduating and a player they will be missing out on due to injury.
    (1:25:40-1:49:04) – Greg Rakestraw kicks off the final hour of today’s show in place of Dan Dakich with our very own Kevin Bowen to explain why it will be a week to week love-hate relationship with Philip Rivers the rest of the season, how Kemoko Turay is such a key ingredient for the Colts defense the rest of the season once he comes off of the PUP list, and how he expects Marcus Johnson to stay on the Colts roster the rest of the season.  In the final minutes of the segment, at home producer Jimmy Cook joins the show for his hourly check in to see how Greg would feel with the NBA possibly returning on Christmas day. 
    (1:49:06-1:59:31) – Rounding out our guests today is writer from goldandblack.com in Tom Dienhart to set the table for the season opener for the Purdue Boilermakers against the Iowa Hawkeyes, shares the news about Rondale Moore being out this week with an undisclosed injury, and thinks Purdue will feature two quarterbacks this week.
    (1:59:33-2:05:02) – Greg Rakestraw closes out the show today with JCook’s Parlay of the day, briefly discusses his broadcast tonight for high school football with sectionals starting for Classes 1A-4A, and the finale of the NTT IndyCar Series this weekend in St. Petersburg.

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    • 2 hrs 5 min
    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Friday 10/23

    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Friday 10/23

    Today’s Best of Features:

    (00:00-11:02) - Fox Sports Florida’s Tricia Whitaker joins the show with Greg Rakestraw today to explain what it has been like maintaining a relationship with the players without being able to go into locker rooms to talk to the Tampa Bay Rays players, how Austin Meadows was her neighbor growing up without knowing, and the other players on the Rays that have a connection to Indiana.

    (11:03-27:34) - A regular guest on the Dan Dakich Show in Sean Salisbury joins on a Friday versus a Monday to elaborate on how Philip Rivers needed a quarter like the second quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals, the November and December stretch that the Colts are about to enter following next week’s game against the Detroit Lions, and how he believes the Tennessee Titans need to be in the conversation as a potential Super Bowl champion.

    (27:35-39:42) – Scott Agness from Fieldhouse Files joins the Dan Dakich Show with Greg Rakestraw today to discuss how much of the Toronto Raptors system will be implemented underneath Nate Bjorkgren as the new Pacers head coach, where we are right now in the Victor Oladipo saga, and he gives his best guess as to when the next NBA season will start.

    (39:43-58:36)  – Greg Rakestraw kicks off the final hour of today’s show in place of Dan Dakich with our very own Kevin Bowen to explain why it will be a week to week love-hate relationship with Philip Rivers the rest of the season, how Kemoko Turay is such a key ingredient for the Colts defense the rest of the season once he comes off of the PUP list, and how he expects Marcus Johnson to stay on the Colts roster the rest of the season. 

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    • 58 min

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