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.

    Kevin Bowen gives his initial thoughts on the Colts quarterback hunt, Doug Kezirian shares his best plays for the AFC and NFC Championship games, Fran Fraschilla looks at the top teams in college hoops this season

    Kevin Bowen gives his initial thoughts on the Colts quarterback hunt, Doug Kezirian shares his best plays for the AFC and NFC Championship games, Fran Fraschilla looks at the top teams in college hoops this season

    DD Show Rundown 01/22/2021

    (00:00-24:22) – The final show of the week begins with Dan reacting to Indiana getting a massive in on the road at fourth ranked Iowa. Dan shares what he loved from the game plan last night and why he’s been waiting for the kind of performance the last four years. Also, Dan looks at why tonight’s Michigan-Purdue game could be what decides the Big Ten regular season crown.

    (24:33-35:53) – We hear the pulse of the listening audience as they call in to share their thoughts on the Colts options at quarterback. Dan also remembers the life of the legendary Hammerin’ Hank Aaron who passed away today at the age of 86.      

    (35:54-44:56) – The first hour ends with Dan looking at the way the local media covers the Indianapolis Colts and continuing the conversation on the Colts quarterback search.

    (44:57-1:08:48) – The Fan's own Kevin Bowen joins the show to give his thoughts on what the Colts will do at the quarterback position and shares what he hopes to see accomplished on the team's offseason checklist. Dan and Kevin also look at the departure of offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni, who is now the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Later Dan, KB and show producer Jimmy Cook look at the AFC Championship as Jimmy argues that his Chiefs will defeat the Bills and head back to the Super Bowl.

    (1:08:49-1:19:42) – Dan’s old friend Kevin Custer joins to discuss Dan’s early story about KC during their time together at IU and offer a defense. The also share other stories from their time at Indiana and remember the life of Hank Aaron.

    (1:19:43-1:27:49) – Hour number two closes with Dan looking at the importance of tonight’s Purdue-Michigan game and how it impacts the race for the Big Ten Title.  

    (1:27:50-1:50:28) – Doug Kezirian, the host of Daily Wager on ESPN, joins the show to give us his insights on how to bet the AFC and NFC Championship games. Plus, Dan asks Doug about prop bets and Jimmy inquires about live betting. Later, Doug give his advice for placing wagers on UFC 257.        

    (1:50:29-2:09:37) – Our pal Fran Fraschilla of ESPN joins the show to explain how much better Baylor is than everybody else in the country and why team’s like Kentucky are struggling. Fran also discusses the other top teams in college hoops and examines the overall play of the game so far this season.          

    (2:09:38-2:15:42) – The week closes with Dan asking Jimmy for today’s edition of The JCook Parlay of the Day. Dan also gives his thoughts on tonight’s Purdue-Michigan game and shares a parlay of his own. Later, Dan and Jimmy discuss their plans for the weekend.  

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    • 2 hrs 15 min
    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Friday 1/22/21

    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Friday 1/22/21

    Today’s Best Of Features:

    (00:00-23:24) – The Fan's own Kevin Bowen joins the show to give his thoughts on what the Colts will do at the quarterback position and shares what he hopes to see accomplished on the team's offseason checklist. Dan and Kevin also look at the departure of offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni, who is now the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Later Dan, KB and show producer Jimmy Cook look at the AFC Championship as Jimmy argues that his Chiefs will defeat the Bills and head back to the Super Bowl.

    (23:25-45:45) – Doug Kezirian, the host of Daily Wager on ESPN, joins the show to give us his insights on how to bet the AFC and NFC Championship games. Plus, Dan asks Doug about prop bets and Jimmy inquires about live betting. Later, Doug give his advice for placing wagers on UFC 257.        

    (45:46-1:04:23) – Our pal Fran Fraschilla of ESPN joins the show to explain how much better Baylor is than everybody else in the country and why team’s like Kentucky are struggling. Fran also discusses the other top teams in college hoops and examines the overall play of the game so far this season.          

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Mike Tirico reacts to Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni becoming the head coach of the Eagles, Mike Wells looks at how the Sirianni news impacts the Colts offseason, Darius Butler examines how the Colts are currently built and possible quarterb

    Mike Tirico reacts to Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni becoming the head coach of the Eagles, Mike Wells looks at how the Sirianni news impacts the Colts offseason, Darius Butler examines how the Colts are currently built and possible quarterb

    DD Show Rundown 01/21/2021

    (00:00-24:22) – Dan begins the show on a Thursday by looking at local and national sports issues, (like issues with coaches and the Deshaun Watson-Houston conflict) are hurting kids in this generation.  Dan also addresses a story on a high school coach at Jimtown getting fired and ponders why helicopter parents are so prevalent today.   

    (24:33-38:03) – The conversation continues on parents being over protective and doing a disservice to their children in the process. Also, Dan asks if Colts fans would still get season tickets if Jacoby Brissett was named the Colts starter for next year.    

    (38:04-46:45) – Hour number one ends with Dan keeping the conversation on Jacoby Brissett going, with callers sharing their thoughts on how they would feel if Jacoby is under center Week 1.    

    (46:46-1:05:36) – Darius Butler joins the show to look back at the career of Philip Rivers and talk on what the team might do this offseason at the quarterback position. Also, Darius looks at how the team is currently constructed and how far away they are from being a championship contender. Later, Dan asks Darius about possible quarterback options and whether they would be a good fit in Indy.

    (1:05:37-1:20:39) – Dan continues looking at the way parents are involved in their kids day to day lives and asks them to let coaches do their jobs.    

    (1:20:40-1:29:07) – The second hour concludes with Dan looking further at parents being too involved and interfering with coaches. Dan shares a chicken sandwich taste test he participated in and shares some bad news for Notre Dame Football fans.

    (1:29:08-1:55:55) – Mike Tirico of NBC Sports joins to discuss initial thoughts with Dan on the Philadelphia Eagles hiring Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni as the team’s next head coach. Mike also examines the continued success and consistency of Tom Brady and what the future may hold for guys like Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger. Plus, the Jacksonville Jaguars hiring of Urban Meyer as their next head coach is looked at.       

    (1:55:56-2:07:02) – The great Mike Wells of ESPN joins the show to give his break down on the Eagles hiring Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni and who may be next in line to replace him. Wells also reflects on Philip Rivers retiring and who the quarterback of the future will be for Indianapolis.         

    (2:07:03-2:16:14) – Dan asks show producer Jimmy Cook for today’s edition of The JCook Parlay of the Day which focuses exclusively on teams from the West Coast.  Dan also shares his thoughts on Indiana’s chances tonight on the road against Iowa and what he thinks about his broadcast tonight of Memphis-Wichita State.

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    • 2 hrs 16 min
    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Thursday 1/21/21

    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Thursday 1/21/21

    Today’s Best Of Features:

    (00:00-18:16) – Darius Butler joins the show to look back at the career of Philip Rivers and talk on what the team might do this offseason at the quarterback position. Also, Darius looks at how the team is currently constructed and how far away they are from being a championship contender. Later, Dan asks Darius about possible quarterback options and whether they would be a good fit in Indy.    

    (18:17-44:00) – Mike Tirico of NBC Sports joins to discuss initial thoughts with Dan on the Philadelphia Eagles hiring Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni as the team’s next head coach. Mike also examines the continued success and consistency of Tom Brady and what the future may hold for guys like Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger. Plus, the Jacksonville Jaguars hiring of Urban Meyer as their next head coach is looked at.       

    (44:01-55:21) – The great Mike Wells of ESPN joins the show to give his break down on the Eagles hiring Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni and who may be next in line to replace him. Wells also reflects on Philip Rivers retiring and who the quarterback of the future will be for Indianapolis.         

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    • 55 min
    Dan shares his thoughts on the retirement of Philip Rivers and where the Colts go from here, Michael Grady explains what the Pacers are getting in Caris LeVert and looks at possible quarterback options for the Colts, Mike Chappell discusses which free a

    Dan shares his thoughts on the retirement of Philip Rivers and where the Colts go from here, Michael Grady explains what the Pacers are getting in Caris LeVert and looks at possible quarterback options for the Colts, Mike Chappell discusses which free a

    DD Show Rundown 01/20/2021

    (00:00-23:35) – Wednesday’s show opens with Dan talking on Butler’s win last night over DePaul and reacting to the retirement of Philip Rivers. Later, Butler head coach LaVall Jordan makes his weekly visit to reflect on the Bulldogs two game win streak and what has changed for the team over this stretch. Butler had been impacted greatly by Covid-19 early on, so Coach Jordan shares with us how the team has gotten back to into a routine with practice and game prep.  

    (23:36-37:16) – The future of the quarterback position for the Colts is discussed and one caller asks the question about if race may have factored into Jacoby Brissett’s opportunity as a starter two seasons ago.   

    (37:17-43:14) – Dan closes out the first hour of the show by continuing the conversation on what the Colts will do to replace Philip Rivers at the quarterback position.    

    (43:15-1:08:15) – Indy’s own Michael Grady of YES Network stops by to lay down his thoughts on a call from earlier today on race and if Jacoby Brissett wasn’t given a fair shot. MG also speculates with Dan on who should be the next leader of the Colts from options that could potentially be available. Later, Grady shares his time interacting with Caris LeVert while he was a member of the Nets and what the Pacers are getting once he’s healthy. Also, he talks on what he expects from Brooklyn now that Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving will be playing with James Harden after last week’s trade.

    (1:08:16-1:20:01) – The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 visits the show to share his initial reaction to Philip Rivers retiring from football. Chappy examines how this decision impacts the Colts offseason plans and who his early picks for the next man under center would be. Dan lists off Colts free agents and asks Mike who they should bring back. Chappy also talks on if he thinks Peyton Manning will get in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.   

    (1:20:02-1:27:53) – Hour number two ends with Dan taking a look at Purdue’s upset win over Ohio State last night and the chances for Purdue and Indiana to make the NCAA Tournament. Dan also compares the two programs from top to bottom.

    (1:27:54-1:55:55) – Our pal Seth Greenberg of ESPN joins the program to discuss the top teams in college hoops and examine Purdue’s upset win on the road at Ohio State. Seth looks at what that victory does for their tournament hopes and dives into whether or not Indiana has any chance of making the dance.     

    (1:55:56-2:04:20) – Dan looks at a story on a coach out of Fort Wayne and the way that the Indy Star is covering it. Later a caller asks Dan about some Big Ten Prospects that may have a future at the next level, including Trayce Jackson-Davis.        

    (2:04:20-2:12:22) – Wednesday’s show ends with Dan asking show producer Jimmy Cook for today’s edition of the JCook Parlay of the Day and for a status update on yesterday’s rare two day parlay. Dan also looks at how he measures each year and later we learn a dramatic update on Jimmy’s parlay from yesterday. Finally, a caller makes a suggestion for the next quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts.

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    • 2 hrs 12 min
    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 1/20/21

    Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 1/20/21

    Today’s Best Of Features:

    (00:00-24:17) – Indy’s own Michael Grady of YES Network stops by to lay down his thoughts on a call from earlier today on race and if Jacoby Brissett wasn’t given a fair shot. MG also speculates with Dan on who should be the next leader of the Colts from options that could potentially be available. Later, Grady shares his time interacting with Caris LeVert while he was a member of the Nets and what the Pacers are getting once he’s healthy. Also, he talks on what he expects from Brooklyn now that Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving will be playing with James Harden after last week’s trade.

    (24:18-31:55) – The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 visits the show to share his initial reaction to Philip Rivers retiring from football. Chappy examines how this decision impacts the Colts offseason plans and who his early picks for the next man under center would be. Dan lists off Colts free agents and asks Mike who they should bring back. Chappy also talks on if he thinks Peyton Manning will get in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.   

    (31:56-59:12) – Our pal Seth Greenberg of ESPN joins the program to discuss the top teams in college hoops and examine Purdue’s upset win on the road at Ohio State. Seth looks at what that victory does for their tournament hopes and dives into whether or not Indiana has any chance of making the dance.     

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    • 59 min

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