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.

The Dan Dakich Show Podcast The Dan Dakich Show

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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.

    Colts rookie running back Jonathan Taylor describes what being the workhorse back is like, Michael Grady tells us if the Jets are any good at football, Seth Greenberg shares some college hoops scoops

    Colts rookie running back Jonathan Taylor describes what being the workhorse back is like, Michael Grady tells us if the Jets are any good at football, Seth Greenberg shares some college hoops scoops

    (00:00-25:06) – The show opens on a Wednesday with Dan getting us set for Colts-Jets this weekend and looking at how other teams on the Colts’ schedule are doing so far. Plus, Colts stud rookie running back Jonathan Taylor visits the show to tell us how NFL days off feel compared to days off after a college game. Taylor also discusses what it’s been like as the workhorse back and lets us in on if there’s been any rookie hazing this year.

    (25:07-35:03) – Dan examines Notre Dame Football needing to postpone their upcoming game against Wake Forest due to some players testing positive for Covid-19.       

    (35:04-42:25) – Hour number one ends with Dan and show producer Jimmy Cook trying to identify players on the dumpster fire that is the New York Jets roster.   

    (42:26-1:04:39) – Indy’s own Michael Grady of YES Network stops by to try and help us find out if the Jets are good at any facet of the game of football. Also, MG looks at if the Pacers missed out by not pursuing Billy Donovan as it next head coach.   

    (1:04:40-1:18:01) – Dan remembers the life of Chicago Bears great and Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers who passed away at the age of 77.

    (1:18:02-1:24:56) – The second hour concludes with Dan deep diving into just how bad the New York Jets have been over the years.    

    (1:24:57-1:49:14) – Always one of our favorites, Seth Greenberg of ESPN updates us with some scoops for how schools are going to be handling things related to the Covid-19 pandemic when trying to have a college basketball season this year.   

    (1:49:15-2:01:56) – We get stood up by ESPN’s Dan Orlovsky (he says he’ll appear tomorrow) so Dan and Jimmy discuss what will be on the food menu for their respective football weekends.   

    (2:01:56-2:07:38) – Wednesday’s show closes with Dan sharing the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day results. Plus, Dan gives out some free dating advice.    

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    • 2 hrs 7 min
    Best of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 9/23

    Best of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 9/23

    Today's Best of Features:

    (00:00-7:55) – Colts stud rookie running back Jonathan Taylor visits the show to tell us how NFL days off feel compared to days off after a college game. Taylor also discusses what it’s been like as the workhorse back and lets us in on if there’s been any rookie hazing this year.

     (7:56-28:58) – Indy’s own Michael Grady of YES Network stops by to try and help us find out if the Jets are good at any facet of the game of football. Also, MG looks at if the Pacers missed out by not pursuing Billy Donovan as it next head coach.   

    (28:59-51:26) – Always one of our favorites, Seth Greenberg of ESPN updates us with some scoops for how schools are going to be handling things related to the Covid-19 pandemic when trying to have a college basketball season this year.   

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    • 51 min
    Matt Taylor previews Colts-Jets and shares what it's been like working with Coach Venturi, Mike Chappell looks at where the Colts are two games in and examines the injuries suffered so far, Frank Isola gives us a Jets perspective and talks on the Pacer

    Matt Taylor previews Colts-Jets and shares what it's been like working with Coach Venturi, Mike Chappell looks at where the Colts are two games in and examines the injuries suffered so far, Frank Isola gives us a Jets perspective and talks on the Pacer

    (00:00-21:47) – Tuesday opens with Dan sharing his condolences and prayers to IU basketball great Damon Bailey after a motorcycle crash took the life of his father and hospitalized his mother. Later Dan shares his thoughts on what it will take the Colts to continue its winning ways against the Jets and beyond.       

    (21:48-37:14) – One of our favorites, Frank Isola of ESPN and Sirius XM gives his thoughts on the Colts performance against the Vikings and what to expect against the dumpster fire that is the New York Jets. Also, Frank and Dan discuss the Indiana Pacers head coaching search.      

    (37:15-38:34) – Dan updates us on latest fundraising results around his bike program, Dakich Cycles for the City.  

    (38:35-58:44) – Hour number two begins with Dan’s thoughts on the news that zero NFL players tested positive for Covid- 19 in the latest round of tests.

    (58:45-1:14:01) – The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 drops by to breakdown the Colts win over the Vikings this past weekend and what he expects from them against a putrid Jets squad on Sunday.  

    (1:14:02-1:19:49) – Hour number two comes to a close with Dan continuing his thoughts on the Colts performance against the Vikings.   

    (1:19:50-1:42:28) – The Voice of the Colts Matt Taylor tells us what it’s been liking working with the Coach Rick Venturi on radio broadcasts and shares what he saw in the Colts win over the Vikings. Plus, Matt updates on some of the team’s injuries and what he anticipates from the team this week against the Jets.  

    (1:42:29-1:54:58) – Dan looks at the Colts roster and shares why he doesn’t feel a lineman can really be the best player on a team.

    (1:54:59-2:01:24) – The show closes on a Tuesday with Dan sharing the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day results. Plus, we find out today’s edition of the JCook Parlay of the Day and Dan shares some listener created titles for the book he is working on.   

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    • 2 hrs 1 min
    Best of The Dan Dakich Show - Tuesday 9/22

    Best of The Dan Dakich Show - Tuesday 9/22

    Today's Best of Features:

    (00:00-15:09) – One of our favorites, Frank Isola of ESPN and Sirius XM gives his thoughts on the Colts performance against the Vikings and what to expect against the dumpster fire that is the New York Jets. Also, Frank and Dan discuss the Indiana Pacers head coaching search.   

     (15:10-30:14) – The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 drops by to breakdown the Colts win over the Vikings this past weekend and what he expects from them against a putrid Jets squad on Sunday.  

    (30:15-43:54) – The Voice of the Colts Matt Taylor tells us what it’s been liking working with the Coach Rick Venturi on radio broadcasts and shares what he saw in the Colts win over the Vikings. Plus, Matt updates on some of the team’s injuries and what he anticipates from the team this week against the Jets.  

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    • 44 min
    Dan recaps the Colts win over the Vikings and looks at the reactions from the media, Sean Salisbury breaks down Colts-Vikes and Week 2 in the NFL, Dan celebrates the lovely Leigh Ross-Dakich's birthday

    Dan recaps the Colts win over the Vikings and looks at the reactions from the media, Sean Salisbury breaks down Colts-Vikes and Week 2 in the NFL, Dan celebrates the lovely Leigh Ross-Dakich's birthday

    (00:00-21:11) – We open the week with Dan’s thoughts on the Colts victory over the Vikings and his issue with the media overreacting to the Colts first win on the season.     

    (21:12-33:51) – Dan shares which quarterback he would take as his go to guy two weeks into this season. Plus, more on the Colts victory yesterday and an update on Parris Campbell reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  

    (33:52-39:15) – Dan takes a phone call featuring a listener complaining about the Jekyll and Hyde nature of the Colts so far to start the season.  

    (39:16-1:03:07) – In his weekly spot, Sean Salisbury recaps the Colts victory and the entire NFL weekend with Dan. Plus, Sean agrees with Dan’s gun to head quarterback choice and believes he can win the MVP this season. Later, Sean addresses the slew of injuries that have happened to stars around the league.   

    (1:03:08-1:16:34) – Dan continues looking back at the Colts win over the Vikings and what he hopes to see from them moving forward. Plus, more on the injuries that Parris Campbell and Malik Hooker suffered.

    (1:16:35-1:19:51) – Hour number two comes to a close with Dan continuing his thoughts on the Colts performance against the Vikings.   

    (1:19:52-1:41:24) – Dan begins the final hour on a Monday by sharing his enjoyment of pineapple on his pizza. Also, we look at which injury (Malik Hooker or Parris Campbell), is worse for the Colts moving forward.

    (1:41:25-1:53:15) – Today is the birthday of the lovely Leigh Ross-Dakich, so Dan invites her on to celebrate and hear out her excuses for T.Y. Hilton’s performance yesterday.  

    (1:53:16-1:59:47) – Monday’s show ends with Dan reading of the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day results. Plus, we find out today’s edition of the JCook Parlay of the Day and Dan talks a little Cubs.  

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    • 1 hr 59 min
    Best of The Dan Dakich Show - Monday 9/21

    Best of The Dan Dakich Show - Monday 9/21

    Today's Best of Features:

    (00:00-20:57) – We open the week with Dan’s thoughts on the Colts victory over the Vikings and his issue with the media overreacting to the Colts first win on the season.     

     (20:58-44:37) – In his weekly spot, Sean Salisbury recaps the Colts victory and the entire NFL weekend with Dan. Plus, Sean agrees with Dan’s gun to head quarterback choice and believes he can win the MVP this season. Later, Sean addresses the slew of injuries that have happened to stars around the league.   

    (44:38-55:25) – Today is the birthday of the lovely Leigh Ross-Dakich, so Dan invites her on to celebrate and hear out her excuses for T.Y. Hilton’s performance yesterday.  

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    • 55 min

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