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.

    Dan sounds off on the chaos of Game 6 and the Dodgers winning the World Series, Michael Grady explains where the Colts stand out of the bye week, Tim Twentyman helps us get to know the Detroit Lions, Jason Benetti defends analytics in baseball

    Dan sounds off on the chaos of Game 6 and the Dodgers winning the World Series, Michael Grady explains where the Colts stand out of the bye week, Tim Twentyman helps us get to know the Detroit Lions, Jason Benetti defends analytics in baseball

    (00:00-26:18) – Hump day is in full effect as Dan looks back at the Dodgers winning it all last night and the controversy surrounding Justin Turner and Covid-19.    

    (26:19-32:59) – Dan deep dives into Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash’s decision to pull starting pitcher Blake Snell in last night’s Game 6.   

    (33:00-37:10) – Hour number one comes to a close with Dan continuing to discuss last night’s deciding Game 6 of the World Series.

    (37:11–1:00:08) – Indy’s own Michael Grady of YES Network visits the program to look at which side of the ball the Colts are best at and what areas they need to improve against the Lions this week.  

    (1:00:09-1:12:23) – We travel behind enemy lines to learn about the Colts’ opponent this week, the Detroit Lions, with Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com. Tim updates on how Detroit’s season has gone to this point and what Indianapolis will need to be ready for to win on Sunday.      

    (1:12:24-1:18:12) – Dan looks ahead to the rest of the show and takes some time to chat with the fine folks of Pieno’s Picks.

    (1:18:13-1:47:19) – Our pal Jason Benetti of ESPN and the Voice of the Chicago White Sox stops by to defend analytics, and discuss the White Sox managerial search. Jason also talks with Dan about last night’s deciding Game 6 of the World Series, the Rays’ decision to pull starter Blake Snell and what it means for analytics in baseball moving forward.

    (1:47:20-1:53:04) – Dan recalls what the first car he ever had was and listeners call in to share their first car stories.   

    (1:53:05-2:04:38) – Wednesday’s show closes 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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    • 1 hr 53 min
    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 10/28

    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 10/28

    Today’s Best Of Features:

    (00:00-18:51) – Indy’s own Michael Grady of YES Network visits the program to look at which side of the ball the Colts are best at and what areas they need to improve out of the bye week against the Lions this week.  

     (18:52-27:01) – We travel behind enemy lines to learn about the Colts’ opponent this week, the Detroit Lions, with Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com. Tim updates on how Detroit’s season has gone to this point and what Indianapolis will need to be ready for to win on Sunday.      

    (27:02-51:49) – Our pal Jason Benetti of ESPN and the Voice of the Chicago White Sox stops by to defend analytics, and discuss the White Sox managerial search. Jason also talks with Dan about last night’s deciding Game 6 of the World Series, the Rays’ decision to pull starter Blake Snell and what it means for analytics in baseball moving forward.

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    • 52 min
    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

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