The Dan Dakich Show Podcast
The Dan Dakich Show Podcast
The Dan Dakich Show
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 fills in but Dan joins the show to react to the Pacers hiring Rick Carlisle as its next head coach, Tony East stops by to dive into what the hire means for the Pacers moving forward, Tim Cato gives us the Dallas Mavericks perspective on Coach Carlisle and what the Pacers can expect this time around
(00:00-23:11) – The show opens on a Thursday with Kevin Bowen filing in as we react to the rumors that the Pacers are reuniting with Rick Carlisle, naming him its next head coach. Dan joins briefly on his day off via the phone lines to share his thoughts on the hire of Rick Carlisle. Later, KB talks more on the hiring and how it will go towards the franchise  (23:12-39:58) – Back from break, Kevin and show producer Jimmy Cook discuss the reported hiring of Rick Carlisle and how much pressure is on the front office and Kevin Pritchard do get things right. Plus, we head to the phone lines for listeners’ reaction to the hiring.    (39:59-46:33) – Hour number one closes with more phone calls from listeners reacting to the hiring of Rick Carlisle as the next head coach of the Indiana Pacers. (46:34-1:09:28) – Tony East of Forbes.com and Locked on Pacers shares his insights on the Pacers hiring Rick Carlisle as its next head coach. Tony also talks on the Pacers’ pick at #13 in the NBA Draft and who he feels would be the best choice for the future of the franchise.             (1:09:29-1:24:20) – Tim Cato of The Athletic stops by to give us the Dallas Mavericks perspective on the Pacers hiring Rick Carlisle as their next head coach. Cato also talks on the drama between Carlisle and Mavericks star Luka Dončić which ultimately contributed to the former’s departure.    (1:24:21-1:30:34) – Hour number two ends with more thoughts on what acquisitions the Pacers might make, or not make, to the roster following the hiring of Rick Carlisle as the teams next head coach.       (1:30:35-1:52:21) – Our friend Mike Wells of ESPN drops by to give his initial thoughts to the Pacers hiring Rick Carlisle as their next head coach. Plus, Mike talks on how his golf game has been going lately and more on what he’d like to see from the Pacers under Coach Carlisle. (1:52:22-2:07:54) – We return from break with more from listeners on the hiring of Rick Carlisle by the Pacers. Later, KB and Jimmy discuss what the most important coaching attributes are in today’s NBA.           (2:07:55-2:14:34) – Thursday’s show concludes with Kevin sharing the results from today’s Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day. Plus, KB asks show producer Jimmy Cook for today’s edition of The JCook Plays of the Day. Also, KB looks ahead to tomorrow’s show that will feature more talk on new Pacers head coach Rick Carlisle. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 24
2 hr 15 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Thursday 6/24/21
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-05:54) – Dan joins briefly on his day off via the phone lines to share his thoughts on the hire of Rick Carlisle. (05:55-27:32) – Tony East of Forbes.com and Locked on Pacers shares his insights on the Pacers hiring Rick Carlisle as its next head coach. Tony also talks on the Pacers’ pick at #13 in the NBA Draft and who he feels would be the best choice for the future of the franchise.             (27:33-41:32) – Coach Seth Greenberg joins us live from the golf course to talk some NBA Playoffs and update how his game has been on the links.      See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 24
41 min
Dan returns from Chicago to discuss SCOTUS ruling against the NCAA and talk on the NBA Playoffs, Lily King takes through here prep for the Tokyo Olympics and reflects on her breakout performance at the Rio Games in 2016,  Seth Greenberg briefly stops by to chat on hoops from the golf course
(00:00-22:06) – Wednesday’s show opens with Dan sharing what the atmosphere was like at Wrigley Field last night. Also, Dan reveals a story of the aftermath of a single car crash that he saw on the way home last night. Later, Dan talks about the ruling earlier this week from the US Supreme Court against the NCAA and a private meeting between players and coaches within Wisconsin Men’s basketball that was leaked to the media.     (22:07-32:57) – We return from break with Dan discussing Paul George’s 2 missed free throws in last night’s Game 2 loss on the road to the Phoenix Suns. Dan and show producer Jimmy Cook discuss feeling sorry for PG for a moment and share who their rooting for in the Eastern Conference Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks.  (32:58-42:04) – Dan talks on reports that former Notre Dame and NFL veteran wide receiver Golden Tate has the Colts on his shortlist of franchises he’d like to sign with. Dan also looks at the NBA Draft when Giannis was selected and how it’s so important to have good talent evaluators on your roster.    (42:05-1:04:33) – Indiana’s own Lily King stops by to take us through her growth as a swimmer and as a person since her breakout performance at the 2016 Olympics in Rio winning Gold in the 100m breaststroke over Russia’s Yulia Efimova. Plus, Lilly takes us through how she stayed active during the pandemic and how she feels about the team heading into Tokyo.            (1:04:34-1:18:14) – Stu Jackson of TheRams.com joins the show to take us Behind Enemy Lines to learn about the Colts Week 2 opponent, the Los Angeles Rams. Stu chats with us about how things look in LA following their offseason trade for Matthew Stafford, what to expect on both sides of the ball, and just how dominant Aaron Donald is. (1:18:15-1:24:19) – Hour number two ends with Dan talking on last night’s incident between Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer.     (1:24:20-1:46:05) – Dan looks at some of the top storylines around the NBA including Luka Dončić and the play of the Phoenix Suns in their Game 2 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Plus, Coach Seth Greenberg joins us live from the golf course to talk some hoops and update how his game has been on the links.       (1:46:06-1:58:05) – Dan talks with show producer Jimmy Cook on Tom Brady’s comments earlier this month calling out a team that allegedly passed on him over their current options during last year’s free agency. Also, Dan looks further at the leaked Wisconsin basketball meeting from earlier this year between coaches and players.         (1:58:06-2:06:49) – Wednesday’s show concludes with Dan sharing the results from today’s Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day. Plus, Dan asks show producer Jimmy Cook for today’s edition of The JCook Plays of the Day. Also, Dan continues to hammer home his request for people to stop using your phone while driving.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 23
2 hr 7 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Wednesday 6/23/21
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-16:19) – Indiana’s own Lily King stops by to take us through her growth as a swimmer and as a person since her breakout performance at the 2016 Olympics in Rio winning Gold in the 100m breaststroke over Russia’s Yulia Efimova. Plus, Lilly takes us through how she stayed active during the pandemic and how she feels about the team heading into Tokyo.            (16:20-25:23) – Stu Jackson of TheRams.com joins the show to take us Behind Enemy Lines to learn about the Colts Week 2 opponent, the Los Angeles Rams. Stu chats with us about how things look in LA following their offseason trade for Matthew Stafford, what to expect on both sides of the ball, and just how dominant Aaron Donald is. (25:24-30:51) – Coach Seth Greenberg joins us live from the golf course to talk some NBA Playoffs and update how his game has been on the links.       See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 23
31 min
Kevin Bowen fills in for a Chicago-bound Dan and talks Pacers NBA Draft Lottery, Mike Chappell talks on the Colts offseason and the luck factor in earning top draft picks, Jeremiah Johnson examines the Pacers head coaching search, Kevin and Jimmy Cook play All Day or No Way ,
(00:00-23:31) – With Dan in Chicago for the day, The Fan’s own Kevin Bowen guest hosts off the bench. KB talks about the rumored candidates for the Pacers head coaching position and the importance of being successful in this year’s NBA Draft. Kevin and show producer Jimmy Cook go back and forth on the Pacers chances at landing a Top 4 pick in tonight’s NBA Draft lottery and which of the rumored candidates they would like to have. (23:32-42:35) – The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 stops by to reflect on times that the Colts secured the Number 1 Pick in the NFL Draft and why luck has so much to do with landing a top pick in any draft regardless of the sport. (42:36-44:42) – A quick segment sees Kevin Bowen looking ahead to the rest of today’s show and talking more on the Colts offseason.   (44:43-1:09:37) – The second hour opens with KB reflecting back on the tenure of former Colts GM Ryan Grigson and where things went wrong during that time. Kevin also talks on Dan’s chat with Ryan last week and shares his thoughts on that conversation. KB dives deep into his track record as a GM and how poor his drafts were. Later, KB and Jimmy play a game of All Day or No Way featuring topics on the Pacers head coaching search, the team’s draft lottery chances, and the future of the Philadelphia 76ers.       (1:09:38-1:23:55) – Kevin Bowen dives into what the Colts have done this offseason, including the trade to acquire Carson Wentz from the Philadelphia Eagles. (1:23:26-1:29:58) – The second hour closes with more thoughts on the Colts offseason and a couple questions on the Pacers from YouTube chat members.    (1:29:59-1:52:11) – Jeremiah Johnson of Bally Sports Indiana stops by to talk on the Pacers draft lottery hopes and the team’s search for its next head coach. Plus, Jeremiah weighs in on the rumored candidates for the job and evaluates which free agent will be the hardest for the Pacers to replace (should they end up somewhere else).   (1:52:12-2:06:01) – KB shares an announcement from the Colts regarding upcoming plans for joint practices. Plus KB and Jimmy discuss the play of Julio Jones against the Colts during his career and whether or not you to put stock into a certain player having success against your team. Plus, a caller talks about the US Open and the Western Conference Finals with KB.        (2:06:02-2:22:30) – Tuesday’s show closes with Dan sharing the results from today’s Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day. Plus, KB asks show producer Jimmy Cook for today’s edition of The JCook Plays of the Day. Later, Gregg Doyel of the Indy Star stops by to talk on his latest story asking the IHSAA to rename the Arthur Trester Award, the award given to a player during the basketball state finals who excels in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and basketball ability. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 22
2 hr 13 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Tuesday 6/22/21
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-18:15) – The Dean Mike Chappell of Fox 59 and CBS 4 stops by to reflect on times that the Colts secured the Number 1 Pick in the NFL Draft and why luck has so much to do with landing a top pick in any draft regardless of the sport. (18:16-28:47) – Kevin Bowen and Jimmy Cook play a game of All Day or No Way featuring topics on the Pacers head coaching search, the team’s draft lottery chances, and the future of the Philadelphia 76ers.       (28:48-48:38) – Jeremiah Johnson of Bally Sports Indiana stops by to talk on the Pacers draft lottery hopes and the team’s search for its next head coach. Plus, Jeremiah weighs in on the rumored candidates for the job and evaluates which free agent will be the hardest for the Pacers to replace (should they end up somewhere else).   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 22
48 min
Dan discusses what is required of players to win in today's NBA, Dave Wyman takes us Behind Enemy Lines to learn about the Seattle Seahawks offseason, Michael Grady talks on the Nets Game 7 loss and what the Pacers need in their next head coach
(00:00-26:25) – The week begins with Dan sharing what he did on Father’s Day, including watching the US Open and cashing a winning ticket on Jon Rahm. Also, Dan talks the latest in the NBA including the debacle in Philadelphia and why men, not children, are what it takes to win in the league. Dan also shares why Atlanta Hawks interim head coach and former Pacers head coach Nate McMillan is the perfect coach for today’s NBA.      (26:26-38:36) – Dan talks more on the NBA and looks back on analysis he’s given on players over the last few years that turned out to be true. Additionally, Dan talks more on the struggles of the Pacers and why it goes back to their lack of feel for the way the sports world is changing. Dan also continues to remind listeners that you can’t win in the NBA with children.       (38:37-45:10) – The first hour ends with Dan reading some comments from Bryson DeChambeau on his freefall yesterday at the US Open. Plus, a look at the draft selection made by Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard.   (45:11-1:07:45) – Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker and lead analyst on the Seahawks Radio Network Dave Wyman joins us to begin our Behind Enemy Line series that takes us through the offseason of the Colts Week 1 opponent, the Seattle Seahawks. Dave talks on how things stand with Seattle and Russell Wilson, what he expects to see from Seattle this year, and how the two teams matchup for Week 1.      (1:07:46-1:24:23) – Indy’s own Michael Grady of YES Network drops by to reflect on the Brooklyn Nets Game 7 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. Grady also talks with Dan on maturity winning out in the NBA and what he’d like to see in the next head coach of the Indiana Pacers. (1:24:24-1:28:35) –Dan closes the second hour by sharing his plans for tomorrow (he’ll be out as Kevin Bowen fills in), and shares what he did yesterday for Father’s Day.   (1:28:36-1:52:41) – Hour three opens with The Fan’s own Big Joe Staysniak of The Fan Morning Show with Jeff and Big Joe joins to share his predictions for the Colts this season, starting with what can be learned in the first five games on the schedule. Big Joe than dives deeper on the schedule and looks at the rest of the AFC South. (1:52:42-2:04:15) – Dan takes some emails and comments from listeners on the Pacers head coaching search. Plus, a callers asks Dan a question about yesterday’s US Open.        (2:04:16-2:22:30) – Monday’s show ends with Dan sharing the results from today’s Indiana Grand Racing and Casino Race of the Day. Plus, Dan asks show producer Jimmy Cook for today’s edition of The JCook Plays of the Day. Dan also shares why he loves the month of June in Indiana. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 21
2 hr 11 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Monday 6/21/21
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-16:08) – Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker and lead analyst on the Seahawks Radio Network Dave Wyman joins us to begin our Behind Enemy Line series that takes us through the offseason of the Colts Week 1 opponent, the Seattle Seahawks. Dave talks on how things stand with Seattle and Russell Wilson, what he expects to see from Seattle this year, and how the two teams matchup for Week 1.      (16:09-31:49) – Indy’s own Michael Grady of YES Network drops by to reflect on the Brooklyn Nets Game 7 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. Grady also talks with Dan on maturity winning out in the NBA and what he’d like to see in the next head coach of the Indiana Pacers. (31:50-46:41) –The Fan’s own Big Joe Staysniak of The Fan Morning Show with Jeff and Big Joe joins to share his predictions for the Colts this season, starting with what can be learned in the first five games on the schedule. Big Joe than dives deeper on the schedule and looks at the rest of the AFC South. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 21
46 min
Kevin Bowen gives some names he would like to see the Pacers look at, Jason Hammer gives his picks, and Dan plays All Day or No Way with producer Eddie!
(00:00-29:25) – Dan Dakich opens up the final show of the week by recapping all the feedback he got from listeners on his conversation yesterday with Ryan Grigson, how there might be more to Andrew Luck’s retirement than people might think, and how winning the U.S. Open is more prestigious than winning the Masters.  (29:27-43:35) – Jason Hammer from 93WIBC joins Dan during his weekly Friday timeslot to give some of his favorite picks tonight in the MLB, how he has to celebrate when his picks win, and what king of golf better he is when it comes to choosing who he puts money on.  (43:37-1:05:35) – Dan opens up the one o’clock hour of the show by receiving some grill and pizza suggestions. Senior Writer of Jaguars.com in John Oehser joins Dan to give an update on the smoke signals the Jaguars are sending in regards to Trevor Lawrence not being penciled in as the starter, how Urban Meyer is transitioning to the NFL from college football, and if the Jags can push to be a five win team. (1:05:37-1:22:22) – Dan continues to take calls on what grill he should buy to start using, where he should go to take home some pizza for dinner tonight, and tells a story from growing up and eating frozen pizzas religiously on Friday nights. The lovely Leigh Ross-Dakich weighs in on the pizza and grill conversation. (1:22:24-1:25:55) – Dan closes out the one o’clock hour by getting some grilling tips from callers and more suggestions as to what kind of grill he should purchase and pizza he should get tonight for dinner. (1:25:57-1:51:12) – The Fan’s own Kevin Bowen makes his weekly appearance on the Dan Dakich Show to give Dan his thoughts on what kind of grill he should get, how the Pacers can’t afford to hire a coach without playoff success, and looks at some former players that he would consider taking a look at as a potential head coach. (1:51:14-2:07:10) – It’s Friday, which means its All Day or No Way! Dan and producer Eddie Garrison talk about MLB, Pacers, and more! (2:07:12-2:13:38) – Dan closes out today’s show with a couple more pizza and grill suggestions, and gives advice to his listeners as to what to get your father for Father’s Day. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 18
2 hr 13 min
Best Of The Dan Dakich Show - Friday 6/18/21
Today’s Best of Features: (00:00-13:56) – Jason Hammer from 93WIBC joins Dan during his weekly Friday timeslot to give some of his favorite picks tonight in the MLB, how he has to celebrate when his picks win, and what king of golf better he is when it comes to choosing who he puts money on.  (13:58-25:51) – Senior Writer of Jaguars.com in John Oehser joins Dan to give an update on the smoke signals the Jaguars are sending in regards to Trevor Lawrence not being penciled in as the starter, how Urban Meyer is transitioning to the NFL from college football, and if the Jags can push to be a five win team. (25:53-50:35) – The Fan’s own Kevin Bowen makes his weekly appearance on the Dan Dakich Show to give Dan his thoughts on what kind of grill he should get, how the Pacers can’t afford to hire a coach without playoff success, and looks at some former players that he would consider taking a look at as a potential head coach. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jun 18
50 min
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