The Dan Graca Show
Hour 1: One GIANT Loss: 10/3/23
Dan starts with a fiery rant after the Giants lose to the Seahawks 24-3 with the O-Line giving up 11 sacks and Daniel Jones giving up 3 turnovers. Dan mentions how 3 out of the 4 games that the Giants have played in they have been outclassed by their opponents. This game in particular with having an 11-day rest to prepare for the Seahawks. He talks with the listeners about the loss and the Giants' future this season.
Hour 1: Greg Buttle Joins the Show: 9/29/23
Greg Buttle joined Dan to talk some football! Dan also gives his Week 4 NFL picks!
Hour 0.5: Previewing Jets-Chiefs: 9/29/23
Dan begins tonight's condensed show by previewing the upcoming matchup between the Jets & Chiefs.
Hour 2: Jordan Raanan joins the show: 9/28/23
Jordan Raanan joins the show to give an update at Saquon Barkley, the injury list for the Seahawks, finding out about the Giants over the next few weeks, how to fix the Giants defense, & the need for meaningful football this winter.
Hour 1: Aaron Rodgers-The long lost ring: 9/28/23
Dan switches to the Giants touching on Saquon Barkley practicing again with the Giants and how a win on Monday Night could turn their season around. And he takes more Jet calls as well as an interesting analogy for this Jet season.
Hour 0.5: Can Joe Namath Rally the Jets?: 9/28/23
Dan dives into Joe Namath's comments and wonders if the Jets will use Namath's comments as fuel. We hear from Zach Wilson responding to Joe Namath's comments. As well as discussing the Yankees and Mets having a failed seasons but highlights great seasons from Gerrit Cole, Aaron Judge, and Francisco Lindor.
Hour 2: Is Gerrit Cole the AL Cy Young?: 9/27/23
Dan switches to baseball and talks about Gerrit Cole being in line to win the AL Cy Young and why this year is reminiscent of the Jacob deGrom Mets. He also touches on the new Bob Klapisch report about the Yankees offseason. And he talks about why injuries aren't an excuse and Aaron Judge's impact on the offseason. Dan also takes even more Jet calls.
Hour 1: Can the Jets fix Zach Wilson?: 9/27/23
Dan wonders if the Jets coaching staff can put Zach Wilson in the right position to succeed, explains why this season is similar to 1999, and he wishes Taylor Swift could come on the pregame show on Sunday. Dan also takes a ton of your Jet calls.
Hour 0.5: Can the Jets win with Zach Wilson?: 9/27/23
Dan discusses the Jets and what to do with Zach Wilson, if he can find it, and why the reason is in Zach's hands. And we hear from Robert Saleh on knowing Zach could be better. We hear from Robert Saleh on why Siemian was brought in and from Trevor Siemian on possibly playing QB for the Jets. Dan gives his thoughts on Siemian being brought into the fold.
Hour 2: Anthony Becht Joins the Show: 9/26/23
Dan is joined by former Jets Tight End Anthony Becht to talk Jets, Giants and the rest of the NFL. Plus calls from the listeners.
Hour 1: Veteran QB Trevor Siemian is a Jet : 9/26/23
Dan starts with the news of the Jets signing a veteran QB: Trevor Siemian. He discusses Joe Namaths comments on the Kay Show about Zach. We hear from Aaron Rodgers on Pat McAfee. And Dan talks with the listeners.
Hour 2: Greg Bedard joins the show: 9/21/23
Greg Bedard joins the show to discuss if Rutgers can make a bowl game this year, how likely it is the Patriots start 0-3, the temperature around Patriots fans and if they could turn on Bill Belichick, the quarterback controversy in New England, this week being a must win for the Patriots, and if Belichick could be fired if things don't turn around soon.
Hour 1: Jordan Raanan joins the show: 9/21/23
Jordan Raanan joins the show from Santa Clara and discusses the Giants injuries and if Saquon Barkley will be able to play on Monday Night Football if he has a high ankle sprain, what version of Big Blue will play the 49'ers tonight, and if Justin Pugh reunion is possible.
Hour 0.5: Who is the Giants Best Playermaker?: 9/21/23
Dan discusses the Giants chances against the 49'ers tonight, why all eyes will be on Daniel Jones tonight, and Dan wants to see no injuries, play with pride, and keep the game close. And Dan takes some Giant calls.
Hour 2: What is going on in Chicago?: 9/20/23
Dan touches on the situation going on with the Bears as Justin Fields bashes his coaches, what is going on at the Bears facility today, and the Bears Defensive Coordinator needing to resign. We hear from Justin Fields on why he hasn't played well so far this season.
Hour 1: Can the Giants beat the 49'ers?: 9/20/23
Dan gives his thoughts on the Giants-49'ers game tomorrow, the watch options, and takes some Jet and Giant calls. . Dan also touches on how good of a season that Kodai Senga has had and why he deserves some Cy Young votes.
Hour 0.5: Biggest Jet Game since when?: 9/20/23
Dan discusses Sunday being the Jets biggest game since who knows when, this game being the biggest game of Robert Saleh's head coaching career, the fan base rooting against Zach Wilson, and the difference between winning against New England and losing.
Hour 2: Jets Therapy Session : 9/19/23
Dan talks with Jet fans to talk the Week 2 loss to the Cowboys and the upcoming game against the Patriots
Hour 1: Giants Have a Big Win, Jets Need One: 9/19/23
Dan starts with the Giants and their win against the Cardinals and their game against the 49ers. He breaks down the importance of the win and if Saquon Barkley will play. He also discusses the Jets and their big game against the Patriots this weekend with Zach Wilson as the QB. He also talks with listeners.
Hour 2: Jordan Raanan Joins the Show: 9/14/23
Dan is joined by Jordan Raanan to talk the Giants 40-0 loss to the Cowboys and to preview the Giants vs the Cardinals. He also talks Rodgers having his surgery for his injury and is doing well as well as the new NBA rules about load management. He also talks with the listeners.
Hour 1: Zach Wilson's Time to Shine: 9/14/23
Dan starts with the Jets and how the team is using Aaron Rodgers injury as a rallying cry for the team. With Rodgers out it is now Zach Wilsons time to shine for the team. Players have praised Wilson and with the upgrades made from last season, he needs to step up for the team. He talks with Jet fans and gets their thoughts on Wilson and the Jets
Hour 2: Is Buck Showalter on the Hot Seat?: 9/13/23
Dan touches on David Stearns new job as the Mets President of Baseball Ops, whether Buck Showalter will return next year, and takes some Jet & Giant calls.
Hour 1: Can Zach Wilson succeed with the help of Nathanial Hackett?: 9/13/23
Dan switches to the Giants and how it's not a must win, but it's close to it. We hear from Brian Daboll on the status of Andrew Thomas and Darren Waller ahead of Week 2. And he takes more Jet calls.
Hour 0.5: A Message from our Fallen Hero: 9/13/23
Aaron Rodgers gave Jet fans a message on Instagram and Dan gives his thoughts on Rodgers saying that he will play in 2024. Dan also gives his thoughts about Vinny Testaverde's comments about Rodgers injury.
Hour 2: New Man in Queens: 9/12/23
Dan quickly switches to baseball and discusses David Stearns becoming the new President of Baseball Operations for the Mets. And he takes even more Jet calls.
Hour 1: Jet Fan Therapy Session: 9/12/23
Dan argues against a myth about Aaron Rodgers' injury last night being due to the turf. And he takes more calls. Dan also talks about the other side of last night for the Bills and the NFL. Dan brings about the play of the Jets offensive line.
Hour 0.5: Just Four Plays. : 9/12/23
Dan is having a hard time putting into words what exactly went down last night at MetLife. The Jets had Aaron Rodgers, now he's gone. Just like that. Dan in his three decades of attending Jets games, nothing compares to last night, with the roller coaster of emotions. He also describes the scene that MetLife was last night. Dan also talks about a conversation he had last night with Nathanial Hackett before the game. Dan also recaps his perspective from last night.
Hour 2: Jordan Raanan joins the show & Over/Under Win Total Draft: 9/7/23
Jordan Raanan joins the show to preview the Cowboys-Giants game on Sunday Night, how they matchup in the division, their prime-time matchups, if Week 1 is a must win game, his expectations for Daniel Jones this season, how the Giants could use Darren Waller, and what to expect from Brian Daboll in Year Two.
Hour 1: Can the Jets afford to Lose Against the Bills?: 9/7/23
Dan talks about DJ Reed's comments, what would happen if the Jets lost against Buffalo on Monday Night, and Aaron Rodgers first game as a Jet. Dan talks about how the game plans have changed now with Aaron Rodgers and goes through Jet QB history.
Hour 0.5: Football is Back!: 9/7/23
With the return of football Dan is all jacked up for football being back. Dan picks tonight's game against the spread and touches on the possibility of the Yankees making the playoffs. It's not inconceivable but it is difficult. He also talks about Aaron Judge's comments supporting Aaron Boone.
Hour 2: Is Giancarlo Stanton a HOF'er? : 9/6/23
Dan switches to baseball and talks about Giancarlo Stanton hitting career home run number 400 and wonders if he can get to 500 homers and if Stanton is a Hall of Famer. He also touches on some reports about David Sterns and the Mets.
Hour 1: Are the Giants being Disrespected? : 9/6/23
Dan discusses Giants and talks about the disrespect that Big Blue is getting right now. He also doesn't think Week 1 for the Giants is make or break. He also takes some of your Jets & Giants calls.
Hour 0.5: Cough Gate: 9/6/23
Dan discusses Jets fatigue that is engulfing the NFL landscape right now. Dan offers some solutions for those who are experiencing such fatigue. Dan also touches on the storylines both ways if they beat or lose to the Buffalo Bills next Monday night.
Hour 3: Anthony Becht joins the show: 8/19/23
Anthony Becht joins the show to discuss what he expects from Aaron Rodgers this season, his worries about the Jets Offensive Line, what the Dalvin Cook/Breece Hall backfield could be, the safeties for the Jets, and what year two under Brian Daboll with the Giants could look like.
Hour 2: Big Things for the Giants this season?: 8/19/23
Dan switches to football and Daniel Jones looking good in his only drive last night in the Giants Preseason Home Opener. Dan is encouraged from what he saw from the first team skill players last night.
Hour 1: Yankees Rock Bottom: 8/19/23
Dan discusses rock bottom for the Yankees and he doesn't know how the Yankees turn this around. And why the blame should be placed on Brian Cashman for the state of the Yankees right now. And takes a bunch of your Yankee calls.
Hour 3: The Jets Between a Rock and a Hard Knocks Place: 8/9/23
Dan talks Hard Knocks with the Jets and discusses the offensive line and how it can be problematic for Aaron Rodgers. He also discusses the new contract that Josh Hart has signed with the Knicks $81 million for four years. And he gets into an unfortunate bobble head night for the Red Sox.
Hour 2: A Giant Expectation : 8/9/23
Dan starts hour 2 discussing the Giants and their expectations for the team heading into the second season of Brian Dabolls head coaching career. He also discusses Luis Severino starting for the Yankees and giving up 3 runs in less than 2 innings as well as reacting to Michael Lorenzen no hitter in Philadelphia for the Phillies.
Hour 1: The State of the Yankees : 8/9/23
Dan starts the show with the Yankees and their expectations for next season. He discusses a story from Bob Klapisch as well as his appearance on the Kay about Brian Cashmans job being safe after this season. He talks with listeners about the Yankees.
Hour 3: Pre-Season Football or Mid-Season Baseball?: 8/5/23
Dan gets more advice on his mistaken parking ticket, the Jets' rookies and what's better pre-season football or mid-season baseball?
Hour 2: Marty Lyons Joins the Show: 8/5/23
After playing limited snaps in the 'Hall of Fame' game, what's the future of Mekhi Becton? Dan shares a story of case of mistaken license plate numbers and also Marty Lyons joins the show to describe what it means to be presenting for Joe Klecko.
Hour 1: Yankees Need to Bounce Back: 8/5/23
Dan reacts to the Yankees 7-3 loss to the Astros last night, the Mets selling at the deadline and the Pac-12 failing to secure a TV deal
Hour 3: Is Daniel Jones A Top Tier QB: 8/2/23
Dan goes over the latest QB Tier Ranking list from The Athletic. Dan disagrees with some of the list and explains why. As well as where Aaron Rodgers and Daniel Jones rank. Dan closes the show talking a Yankee win. As well as touching on Aaron Boone's comments on the Talkin' Yanks podcast.
Hour 2: Steve Cohen Speaks!: 8/2/23
Dan gives his thoughts on Steve Cohen's comments after the trade deadline. Dan also gives the truth about the Mets right now. He also touches on the Mets farm system following the trade deadline. And takes more Jets and Mets calls.
Hour 1: What is the Yankees plan?: 8/2/23
Dan discusses the disappointment both the Mets and Yankees have been this season and how the immediate future of both teams looks very bleak right now. Dan also thinks the Jets and Giants must play up to expectations because of the Yankees and Mets. As well as wondering when the Yankees will win another World Series.
Hour 3: John Harper joins the Show: 8/1/23
Dan is joined by John Harper of SNY to discuss the Yankees and the Mets at the trade deadline. Dan talks Jets and plays clips of Aaron Rodgers speaking with the media discussing his long-term plans with the Jets, the NY media and Zach Wilson. He also plays a clip of Mehki Becton and Nathaniel Hackett addressing the Sean Payton controversy and the Mets leave him speechless.
Hour 2: "We are in it to Win it": 8/1/23
We hear from Billy Eppler and Brian Cashman as they speak the media about the Mets and the Yankees at the trade deadline. Dan discusses the way Brian Cashman discusses the team juxtaposing it with the actual performance of the team. He talks with listeners about the NY baseball teams.
Hour 1: A Fire Sale in Queens: 8/1/23
Dan starts the showoff with the Mets who are sellers at the deadline trading their biggest assets including Max Scherzer to the Texas Rangers over the weekend and Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros today. Dan gives his thoughts on the trades and talks to the listeners about the Mets and Yankees at the trade deadline.
Hour 3: The direction of the New York Yankees: 7/31/23
Will Yankees fans be happy with just making the playoffs? What is the direction of the franchise? And Dan react to Boone's reasons for pitching German in relief.
Hour 2: The Jets pursuit of Dalvin Cook: 7/31/23
Dan is perplexed at Domingo German coming into the game after being scratched to start. Will the Jets pay up to acquire Dalvin Cook?
Hour 1: Yankees sit Judge in Baltimore, Mets trade Mark Canha : 7/31/23
Dan wonders why the Yankees rested Aaron Judge in Baltimore Sunday night. Despite trading Max Scherzer, Dan gives Mets fans optimism. Jim Duquette joins the show to break down the Mets, Yankees and MLB Trade Deadline.
Hour 3: The Latest with the Mark Sasso Charity Softball Game: 7/29/23
Don Le Greca joins the show to discuss everything you need to know about the Mark Sasso Charity Softball Game. Dan continues with football and switches to the Giants. We hear from Le'Veon Bell and his feeling of Daniel Jones. And Dan takes some Giants calls.
Hour 2: Does Dalvin Cook Sign with the Jets?: 7/29/23
Aaron Rodgers giving $35 Million back to the Jets to give Gang Green their best chance to win a Super Bowl. We hear from Robert Saleh on whether he would like Dalvin Cook on the roster. We also hear from Dalvin Cook on whether he would like to play for the Jets.
Hour 1: Aaron Judge Returns: 7/29/23
Dan discusses the difference between the Yankees and Mets as we head into the trade deadline, the Mets winning again against the Washington Nationals, and the Yankees falling to the Orioles. As well as his thoughts on Aaron Judge's first game back in pinstripes. And some of your calls.
Hour 3: Who will the Mets trade at the deadline?: 7/22/23
Dan circles back to the Yankees and gives out the Yankees lineup and switches to the Mets and talks about the pieces that they can sell off at the trade deadline. However, he doesn't see Justin Verlander or Max Scherzer getting dealt. As well as more Jets and Giants calls.
Hour 2: Two Years of Aaron Rodgers? : 7/22/23
Dan switches to football and the Jets first couple days of Training Camp. We hear from Aaron Rodgers on DiPietro and Rothenberg yesterday talking about his time with the Jets potentially lastly longer than just this year. Dan expands on Rodgers comments and wonders if this year will be like when Brett Farve came to Gotham.
Hour 1: Should the Yankees Rush Aaron Judge back?: 7/22/23
Dan discusses the Yankees winning a game, if the season can be saved by Aaron Judge, if Judge will be fully healthy when he returns, the hill that they have to climb when The Captain comes back, and if the Yankees make the playoffs if they can actually do anything.
Hour 3: Could James Harden with the Knicks work?: 7/1/23
Dan gives out the Yankees lineup and doesn't understand why Harrison Bader and Giancarlo Stanton are sitting in Game 1 against the Cardinals. Dan talks about Don's Mama Said Knock You Out cover, more Beach Bash recap, and takes some troubling calls.
Hour 2: Pitch Invaders: 7/2/23
Dan continues with the Knicks and is surprised Derrick Rose is not back with the Knicks, why he doesn't want James Harden on the Knicks, calls on James Harden, and Dan gives a Beach Bash recap!
Hour 1: Just how bad was June for the Mets?: 7/1/23
Dan opens discussing the merciful end to the month of June for the Mets, how bad the month was for the Mets, when he knew the Mets would lose last night, and gives a comparison of what it's like watching the Mets. Dan also says let the yard sale begin in Queens. And is thankful football is right around the corner.
Hour 3: Meet the Bad News Mets: 6/29/23
Dan gives another score update as they are in trouble of falling again to the Brewers. Meanwhile the Yankees have scored 21 runs in two games and are on their way to play a struggling Cardinals team. We hear from Kristaps Porzingis from his introductory press conference with a chance to win a title. Dan also touches on the rumors of Kyrie Irving going to Pheonix and while he's talking, the Mets bring him to laughter because Francisco Alvarez dropped a popped-up bunt. And takes some Knicks free agency calls.
Hour 2: Will German's Perfect Game Jump Start the Yankees?: 6/29/23
Dan switches to baseball and how opposite the nights for the Mets and Yankees was last night. And Dan talks about how you just never know what you'll see from game to game and how special a no-hitter or perfect game is in sports compared to everything else. And Dan touches on the comments made by Steve Cohen's Press Conference yesterday.
Hour 1: James Harden to the Big Apple?? Again!?!: 6/29/23
Dan opens the show discussing the Knicks retaining Josh Hart, what that means for the Knicks, and the names that have been floating around the Knicks so far this offseason, until today with James Harden now tied to the Knicks. He reacts to those rumors and takes a TON of your calls.
Hour 3: Pat Ragazzo joins the show: 6/28/23
Pat Ragazzo joins the show his takeaways on Steve Cohen's press conference, if he was surprised by his comments, what the Mets selling at the deadline could look like, the trust that Cohen has in Billy Eppler right now, who the President of Baseball Ops could be, the malaise surrounding the team, the trade value of Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer, and if Buck Showalter has lost the clubhouse.
Hour 2: Jet Hall of Fame Beef: 6/28/23
Larry and Gordon talk about the beef between Darrelle Revis and Joe Klecko. They believe it's a minor misunderstanding. Larry wonders why the Mets let go of Walker and Bassit in the offseason when they were good for the Mets last year. Larry is concerned about tomorrow being Josh Hart's contract deadline day. And they discuss the smoke with OG Anunoby switching agencies.
Hour 1: Steve Cohen speaks on the state of the Mets: 6/28/23
Larry and Gordon are in for Dan and they open discussing the comments from Steve Cohen about the state of the Mets. They also touch on Aaron Boone's comments about the lineup struggles, and take some of your calls.
Hour 3; "I Love Listening to you Three Guys": 6/27/23
Larry and Gordon discuss the Jets and Giants, with the Yankees underway in Oakland and the Mets finally winning. They talk to callers.
Hour 2: Sports Negativity : 6/27/23
Larry and Gordon discuss a potential future trade of Joel Embiid to the Knicks and Josh Hart wanting $20 million. They go to the phones and discuss negativity in sports.
Hour 1: "Just Play Well": 6/27/23
Larry and Gordon in for Dan and start off with the Mets after another tough loss last nights to the Brewers. We hear from Billy Eppler and Met fans voicing their frustration.
Hour 3: Disarray in Queens : 6/24/23
Dan circles back to the Mets and wonders who will be blamed for the disarray so far this season. And brings two former Mets that are having bounce back seasons in San Francisco. And Dan takes more of your calls.
Hour 2: Should the Knicks trade Julius Randle?: 6/24/23
Dan switches to the NBA and wonders if this summer will be another summer of craziness. He wonders what the Knicks could possibly do to improve and get to the Conference Finals or the NBA Finals. He also touches on the portion of the fanbase that doesn't want Julius Randle on the team anymore in favor of Obi Toppin.
Hour 1: What's the word to describe the state of baseball in New York?: 6/24/23
Dan discusses the state of baseball in New York, with the Mets, how it's not early anymore, Steve Cohen's comments with the Post and how they are relevant again, if Buck could be fired. In the Bronx, how awful the offense is right now, and compares it to how Cincinnati is playing right now. Dan also talks about how IFK made his night last night. And takes your calls.
Hour 3: Terrance Oglesby & Heidi Watney join the show: 6/21/23
Terrence Oglesby joins the show to discuss the college basketball offseason, the hype around Victor Wembanyama, who could go number two, the ceiling for Scoot Henderson, if Portland could move on from Damian Lillard or trade the number three overall pick, who the best 3-point shooters are in the draft, if Zion Williamson could be traded on draft night and what for. Heidi Watney joins the show the show to discuss the Apple TV broadcast of Phillies-Mets on Friday, how bad the Mets are right now, how well the Giants and Reds are playing right now, the struggles for Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer, and how the broadcasts are with the new rules.
Hour 2: Amazon Prime Video for EVERYBODY: 6/21/23
Dan takes a bunch of your calls, with one including a problem with not having Amazon Prime to watch the Yankees, and it goes way off the rails!
Hour 1: Mets lose again after scoring more than six runs: 6/21/23
Dan opens the show discussing the Mets losing yet another game that they score six runs or more. The Mets are the fourth best team record wise in the National League, and the three teams under the Mets have a winning record against them. Also, Daniel Vogelbach has another good game and that wasn't enough for the Mets to take home a victory. And we hear from Hal Steinbrenner on the 2023 Yankees.
Hour 3: The Peter Laviolette Era is Here: 6/20/23
Dan discusses Peter Laviolette talking with the media for the first time as the Rangers Head Coach. Plus, some post game from Boone and Rizzo.
Hour 1: "That Was Funny, Actually": 6/20/23
Dan talks Yankees after they get swept by the Red Sox over the weekend still with out Aaron Judge. We hear from Aaron Boone and Brian Cashman. Plus some talk on the Mets after their win in Houston over the Astros. We hear from Max Scherzer and Buck Showalter.
The Dan Graca Show: When they hit they don't pitch and when they pitch they don't hit!: 6/19/23
Hour 3: June 17th A Day that lives in Infamy : 6/17/23
Dan hits the way back machine to remember a significant day in sports and culture 29 years ago today: Arnald Palmer's last Masters, the Rangers Stanley Cup Parade, Knicks-Rockets NBA Finals Game 5, and of course the OJ Simpson Bronco chase. Harvey and Dan give a Gold Cup update and also discuss the latest with Gregg Berhalter coming back as the USMNT Head Coach.
Hour 2: Not a Powerade Guy: 6/17/23
Dan switches to the Mets and discusses how quick the game ended last night, Daniel Vogelbach hitting a homer last night, and the rough season for St. Louis and if they will fire Oli Marmol midseason. Dan touches the news about Ja Morant and his suspension from a couple different angles. And takes an array of your calls.
Hour 1: Yankees get smacked in Boston: 6/17/23
Dan discusses an ugly Yankee loss, Yankee fans only being happy when they are miserable, if the Yankees will let the Red Sox hang around in AL East, the saving grace from last night's drubbing, and how important IFK has been for the Yankees. As well as how bad the Yankee offense has been without Aaron Judge. And takes a TON of your Yankee calls.
Hour 3: Bobby Marks Joins the Show: 6/16/23
Bobby Marks joins the show to discuss Ja Morants suspension, how the suspension reflects on Adam Silver, Bradley Beal rumors, will Damian Lillard move on from Portland and NBA Draft. Also, Dan cannot believe how fast the Mets game went.
Hour 2: Ja Morant Suspension: 6/16/23
Dan is not shocked Ja Morant was suspended 25 games in the new age of load management and he wonders what new information did Adam Silver find during his investigation. Will he emerge from this a different man?
Hour 1: What A Roster Mess: 6/16/23
Aaron Judge has received his second plasma injection for his sprained toe, what does this mean for the Yankees upcoming stretch of games? Also, Dan correctly predicts this Mets play.
Hour 3: Sleepless in Serbia: 6/15/23
Dan discusses the antics at the Denver Nuggets Championship Parade. We hear from Nikola Jokic and Michael Malone during the parade. In the process Dan creates the next hit Reality TV show. And Dan takes a bunch of your Knicks calls.
Hour 2: Tyler Kepner joins the show: 6/15/23
Tyler Kepner joins the show to discuss the Subway Series, if the Mets can turn in around, what's going on in Oakland with the Athletics on the field and off of it, and how the pitch clock and sticky stuff is affecting some pitchers who were great last season.
Hour 1: Is Brandon Nimmo an All-Star?: 6/15/23
Dan talks about an up and down Subway Series for both teams and gives the case for Brandon Nimmo to be an All-Star and Dan won't be shocked if the Mets start to turn it around because the Cardinals are coming to town.
Hour 3: Brian Geltzeiler & Jordan Raanan join the show: 6/14/23
Brian Geltzeiler joins the show to discuss Denver ending of the "Super Team Era," Michael Malone's coaching style and his basketball coaching life, if Bradley Beal makes sense for the Knicks, what he would be comfortable giving up if he was in charge of the Orange & Blue, as well as maybe a return for Kristaps Porzingis. And where Damian Lillard could possibly land. And if Ben Simmons could have a bounce back season. Jordan Raanan joins the show, from Florida, to discuss the latest with the Saquon Barkley contract situation from both sides, whether Barkley would sit out or sign the franchise tag, how the Giants look to use Darren Waller, and the secondary for Big Blue.
Hour 2: Will the Knicks Trade for Bradley Beal?: 6/14/23
Dan discusses the rumors surrounding the Knicks and Bradley Beal. Dan goes over his contract and is hot and cold about whether it's worth trading for Beal if he was in charge of the Knicks. Dan also reacts to Brian Windhorst saying that if Beal is traded the price won't be high.
Hour 1: Living the Dream One Nightmare at a time: 6/14/23
Dan opens the show discussing the Yankees taking the opening game of the subway series despite a poor pitching performance from Luis Severino. Dan's just a little upset that the Mets scored six runs and still didn't win. He also still can't get over Max Scherzer's bad performance last night and the Mets were unable to hit the Yankees bullpen. Dan discusses Drew Smith getting ejected for sticky stuff last night before he threw a pitch and wonders what is too sticky or not and wants a baseline.
Hour 3: Dave Maloney Joins the Show : 6/13/23
Dan talks football and starts with the Jets who sign Adrian Amos after Chuck Clark may have suffered a knee injury. The Giants are still trying to get a deal done with Saquon Barkley. Dan talks to Rangers radio analyst Dave Maloney after Peter Laviolette is named the new head coach. Plus some more Yankees-Mets reaction and calls.
Hour 2: The Scherzer Rant: 6/13/23
Dan discusses the NBA Finals after the Denver Nuggets beat the Miami Heat to win their first title. He then gives his thoughts on Max Scherzer, who isn't living up to his massive contract.
Hour 1: Take the 4 and Transfer at Grand Central to the 7: 6/13/23
The Subway Series is here and Dan gives his thoughts as both the Yankees and the Mets are not playing the best baseball. We hear from Mets Manager Buck Showalter and Yankees Manager Aaron Boone. Dan discusses the Rangers with the news that Peter Laviolette will be taking over as the head coach. Plus some phone calls from listeners.
Hour 3: Aaron Rodgers & Zach Wilson finally speak: 6/10/23
Dan talks about the Jets cancelling minicamp next week, the buzz surrounding the Jets, how great Aaron Rodgers has been since being traded to the Jets. We hear from Aaron Rodgers on how much fun he's having and how impressed he is with Garrett Wilson. We also hear from Zach Wilson on Rodgers and his development. Dan expands on the comments. Dan is also joined by the winning coach and QB of Ridgewood High School to talk about their Championship victory, using last year as fuel, their 6AM practice schedule, the scheduling conflicts for the Ridgewood High School, and the most difficult part of getting their program off the ground.
Hour 2: The NBA Finals are Over & Eli Hodges joins the show: 6/10/23
Dan goes over the NBA Finals, Nikola Jokic's legacy, and some NBA Free Agency storylines. Eli Hodges the Jets Senior Manager of Community Relations also joins the show to discuss Girl's High School Flag Football, how the leagues came together, and how other High Schools can get involved.
Hour 1: Mets Rock Bottom: 6/10/23
Dan opens discussing the Mets imploding in Pittsburgh after being embarrassed by the Atlanta Braves. Dan talks about the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry losing a little bit of it's luster recently. And Dan takes more of your calls.
Hour 1: Disastrous Mets Need Heated Jets: 6/9/23
Dan Graca opens the show with the Mets being swept by the Braves whiles also letting them comeback from 3+ runs, Jets off-season program, the Mets continue to struggle and more.
Hour 3: P.J. Carlesimo joins the show: 6/8/23
P.J. Carlesimo joins the show to explain why he was late coming on the show, why you shouldn't count Miami out of this series, why Denver is the better team in the series, how good Nikola Jokic is, if Jokic is the best passing big man of all-time, and Denver only making five three-point shots last night. Dan also takes more calls.
Hour 2: Is Bill Barnwell right about the Jets? : 6/8/23
Dan brings up Bill Barnwell's article and comments related to the Jets and why they would be in last place in the AFC East. And takes a ton of your Yankees and Mets calls.
Hour 1: Mets Fan Therapy Session: 6/8/23
Dan opens the show discussing another disappointing loss by the Mets, this being close to rock bottom for the Mets, Vientos finally being in the lineup, and wonders if last year was a fluke or not. And takes a ton of your Mets calls.
Hour 2: Jim Duquette joins the show: 6/7/23
Jim Duquette joins the show to discuss how the Mets can piece it together if Pete Alonso will miss time, what they need to do at the Trade Deadline this year offensively and with their pitching rotation. As well as the short-term and long-term effects of Aaron Judge being sidelined with the toe injury, if the Yankees rotation can keep the Yankees afloat. And whether or not Shohei Ohtani will be trading at the deadline.
Hour 1: Apocalyptic Now : 6/7/23
Dan opens the show discussing the air quality and how apocalyptic it looks outside. He also can't understand why the Yankee game was cancelled so late, why they would let Carlos Rodon throw a bullpen under the current air quality conditions. Dan also discusses Aaron Judge officially going on the IL. Dan switches to the Mets and how a win slipped out of their fingers last night in Atlanta. Dan also cannot stand Daniel Vogelbach still in the lineup. And Dan takes some of your calls.
Hour 3: The Excommunication of Ira from The Kay Show: 6/6/23
Dan continues with the LIV PGA Tour merger. He reacts to the song Your Love by The Outfield because of its association with the Patriots. Dan and Harvey discuss musicians and sports fans with Bon Jovi going to Patriots games and they discuss the feud between Ira on Staten Island and the Kay show. Dan reacts to the news from Aaron Boone that Judge is on the IL for his toe.
Hour 2 LIV, Laugh, Mergers and C.J. Nitkowski Joins the Show: 6/6/23
Texas Rangers analyst C.J. Nitkowski joins the show talking DeGrom, Mets and Yankees. Dan discusses the merger between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf and gives his thoughts. And Dan touches on the Jets OTAs
Hour 1: Jacob DeGrom, Tommy John and the Mets: 6/6/23
Dan starts the show with the news that Former Mets pitcher Jacob DeGrom will undergo Tommy John Surgery ending his season. Dan discusses the Mets and their lack of production as they face the Braves in Atlanta. Dan talks Yankees and discusses the injuries to Nestor Cortes and Aaron Judge and he talks with listeners.
Hour 3: Josh Hart Wants to Stay: 6/5/23
Dan talks Knicks and Josh Harts future with the team. He plays a clip of Hart saying he would love to stay in NY. Dan says he would be stunned if the Knicks didnt resign him. He also talks some Yankees and Mets and the NHL Stadium Series at MetLife.
Hour 2: Are the Heat Back?: 6/5/23
Dan discusses the NBA Finals and the Heat's win in game 2. Is a series back on? He also talks Yankees and Aaron Judge's toe.
Hour 1: Meet the Struggling Mets: 6/5/23
Dan starts with the Mets and their lack of production and inconsistency this season. We hear from Buck Showalter and Dan gives a theory about the Mets Super Bowl Commercial.
Hour 3: Who is jumping on the Jets Bandwagon? : 6/3/23
Dan talks about the Mets Hall of Fame Day today and the former Mets who are getting honored. As well as Tom Brady and Peyton Manning being high on the Jets this season. And Dan takes more of your Yankee and Mets calls.
Hour 2: Knicks Kinda Breaking News: 6/3/23
Dan discusses the breaking news, of sorts, with Julius Randle having successful ankle surgery yesterday, he touches on the news surrounding Ja Morant, and takes more of your Yankees calls.
Hour 1: How Much Time do you give Anthony Volpe?: 6/3/23
Dan opens discussing Justin Verlander making one mistake which ultimately the Mets did the in last night as the fell to the Blue Jays 3-0. Dan thinks that it's a positive sign for Verlander bouncing back from a rough outing in Colorado. Dan switches to a disappointing night for the Yankees as they lose to the Dodgers 8-4 with Luis Severino giving up six runs in the 1st and were never really in the game. We hear from Aaron Boone and Luis Severino on a rough night in LA. Dan also takes some Anthony Volpe calls.
Hour 2: Dan's Issue with Met History: 6/1/23
Dan discusses Johan Santana's no-hitter on it's 11 year anniversary and why he has an issue with it. Dan also discusses who he thinks will win the NBA Finals, the X-Factor in the series, and if the Heat can steal Game 1.
Hour 1: Hi Go Mets! YAY!: 6/1/23
Dan opens the show discussing the Mets sweeping the Phillies, the starting pitching turning it around, Max Scherzer throwing a gem this afternoon to overcome a rough start to his season. And Mark Canha bashing the Phillies in this series and if it could be signs to come for the Mets left fielder.
Hour 3: What's the Supporters Shield?: 5/31/23
Dan continues to discuss the Chat GPT and mentions a Giant left off the list. Dan also discusses which New York Red Bull should've been on the Chat GPT list. Dan touches on the deadline for the NBA Draft and which college players are pursing their dreams or going back to school as well as the Rangers Head Coaching search. And plenty of your calls!
Hour 2: When will Breece Hall play football in 2023?: 5/31/23
Is DeAndre Hopkins headed to the Giants? Dan talks Breece Hall's recovery, what he looked like in practice today, and when Jets fans could be see him back in the huddle. We also hear from Robert Saleh on how Hall looks. We also hear from Breece Hall on his recovery. Dan also touches on the Jets media frenzy during OTA's.
Hour 1: All you have to do is Plant the Seeds: 5/31/23
Dan opens the show discussing the Mets nice win last night against the Phillies, Kodai Senga's tremendous outing last night, the Mets undefeated record when their starter goes seven innings plus, and how the National League looks two days after Memorial Day and what that means for the Mets. Dan also touches on Yankees and talks about the Yankee bats coming alive in Seattle, Isiah Kiner-Falefa coming alive and producing lately, Harrison Bader going down again, and takes some of your calls.
Hour 3: The DeAndre Hopkin's Carousel: 5/30/23
Dan talks some football with DeAndre Hopkins being a big free agent pick up for one team. His former Texans QB Deshaun Watson weighs in and Dan makes the case for the Jets as an option. He also takes a call with a hypothetical where Sam Darnold is still a Jet.
Hour 2: The Great Streaming Debate : 5/30/23
Hour 2 and Dan talks with listeners about sports and streaming services taking over.
Hour 1: ECF Game 7 Recap : 5/30/23
Dan discusses Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals where the Heat, after blowing a 3-0 lead, beat the Celtics to go onto the NBA Finals. Dan breaks down the game as well as the NBA Finals between the Heat and the Denver Nuggets. He also talks Mets and talks with some listeners.
Hour 3: Who will play John Madden? : 5/27/23
Dan discusses DeAndre Hopkins being released and if he could find his way onto one of the local teams in the fall. As well as if the Jets really need to sign Hopkins and why the Giants would make sense but might not be possible. Dan, Harvey, and Joe play the casting game of the new John Madden biopic. And Dan takes more of your calls.
Hour 2: Was Michael Jordan a horrible player?: 5/27/23
Dan tries his hardest to understand Pippen's side of the story after his comments about Michael Jordan being a horrible player and revisits Pippen's career after Michael Jordan. And Dan takes a bunch of your calls.
Hour 1: Robot Umpires Are Coming: 5/27/23
We hear from Aaron Boone on his relationship with umpires and if he believes he's being targeted. Dan expands on the Yankee Manager's comments and how robot umpires might be on the horizon.
Hour 2: Will Boone get suspended?: 5/25/23
Dan discusses Aaron Boone's ejection, what if managers were paid by inning, and why he might be suspended. We also hear from Brian Daboll and Daniel Jones from the Giants first press conference of the year on Saquon Barkley and Darren Waller.
Hour 1: Anonymous Sources: 5/25/23
Dan opens the show discussing a rough night for the Mets in Chicago with Kodai Senga continuing to walk people, Marcus Stroman getting revenge on his former team and rubbing an unnamed Met the wrong way. We also hear from Buck Showalter on the Stroman situation. And Dan takes some of your Jets calls.
Hour 3: Should the Knicks Retire Carmelo's Number?: 5/24/23
Dan remembers Carmelo Anthony's career and his time as a Knick. Dan has a difficult time putting his career in perspective compared to the other legends in his draft class. As well as if his number should be retired. And takes a ton of your Knicks calls.
Hour 2: How long will Kickoff be around in the NFL? : 5/24/23
Dan switches to football and talks about the comments Robert Saleh made yesterday about being in the first class of the NFL. Dan talks about the NFL rule changes to the kickoffs starting this season and how soon there might not be kickoffs at all in a few years. He also talks about how rosters will now be impacted because of the rule change.
Hour 1: Did you bring your Souvenir Cup?: 5/24/23
Dan discusses the Mets and wonders how legitimate the winning streak over the homestand was. Nothing will surprise Dan with the Mets, especially when they are playing in Wrigley Field. As well as a ton of your calls.
Lakers Out, Larry and Gordon In: 5/23/23
Larry and Gordon are back filling in for Dan and they discuss LeBron James possibly considering retirement after getting swept by the Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals, Aaron Rodgers and his tweaked calf , Sam Darnold competing for the 49ers' starting job and Heat vs Celtics game 4 plus phone calls from listeners.
Hour 3: Embiid to the Knicks? : 5/20/23
Dan discusses the possibility of Joel Embiid being traded to the Knicks as well as a comparison for how Embiid's career could go. Dan switches to football and discusses the latest ESPN NFL Power Rankings are where the Jets and Giants are and how farfetched the list. And more of your calls.
Hour 2: RIP Jim Brown & Anthony Becht joins the show: 5/20/23
Anthony Becht joins the show to talk about his first season as the Head Coach of the XFL's St. Louis Battlehawks, some insight on Will McDonald IV, what he thinks about Rodgers as the new Jets QB, and how this situation is different than the Farve situation. Dan discusses the passing of Jim Brown, his historical impact on football, what he means to country as a black athlete, how he is actually the greatest who ever played. And more of your phone calls.
Hour 1: Lindor Bests his former team: 5/20/23
Dan opens discussing yet another Mets Walk-off Win thanks to the Baby Mets, Pete Alonso, and former Cleveland cornerstone, Francisco Lindor, just like the Hollywood Scriptwriters would have drawn it up. Dan talks about a note he made earlier in the week about the Mets that no longer is true. And he takes some of your Mets calls.
Hour 2: Jets Salary Cap Enigma: 5/18/23
Dan touches on the NHL scheduling, discusses the Jets salary cap situation, and takes more calls on the Yankees, Knicks, and Mets. As well as touches on the World Cup coming to MetLife Stadium in 2026 at what thatll mean for the local traffic.
Hour 1: Step Right Up And Don't Beat The Mets: 5/18/23
Dan opens the show discussing the BIG Mets win last night, how Dan consumed it, the kids actually showing up. As well as the Mets finishing up the series win this afternoon against Tampa Bay. He also doesnt understand why Vientos and Alvarez werent in the lineup this afternoon. As well as a bunch of your calls and some singing.
Hour 2: Why the NBA is in a tough spot with Ja Morant: 5/17/23
Dan touches on the Ja Morant situation and how he might not have done something illegal, but its not a good look for the NBA, and compares it to the Malice in the Palace. He feels that the league can do whatever they want because with Morant in this situation it puts the league in a bad spot as well as hopes that this most recent situation with Morant hits home before something horrible happens. Dan also continues with Knicks calls.
Hour 1: Can Vientos Save the Mets? : 5/17/23
Dan opens the show discussing the call-up of Mark Vientos, who the Mets are, and if this is who the Mets really are. If Vientos could be the savior of the season as well as wonders who is the leader of the Mets right now in their clubhouse. Dan also touches on the high temperatures between the Yankees and Blue Jays as well as Domingo German being suspended after already being on MLBs radar. As well as some advice for umpires and Major League Baseballs league office. And he takes some of your Knicks calls.
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