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D.A.

Damon Amendolara is a daily host for CBS Sports Radio Network. He anchors "The D.A. Show" from 9a-12p EST/6a-9a PST, and "Sunday Morning Football" 9-11a EST, heard nationally on nearly 200 affiliates. D.A. has been a commentator on the NFL Films' popular "Top 10" series since '08, running regularly on NFL Network. He appears on MLB Network, SNY television and CBS Sports Network.

The D.A. Show has regularly rated as one of the top 20 nationally syndicated sports radio shows in the country via the BSM power rankings. It has broken new ground with its simulcast at WatchDA.com, the most progressive digital-only live stream for a sports radio show in the U.S.

Damon shoots, edits and produces his own travel series “NOMAD” on YouTube, amassing a loyal and passionate following, and showcasing a technological dexterity unlike any personality in the sports media.

AT CBS Sports Radio, he's risen from hosting overnights on the network when it launched ('13-'14) to evenings ('15-'16), to his current slot. He has also appeared on NFL Network via his own weekly segment "D.A. Today" discussing the hot story lines around the league, ESPN’s 30 for 30, and Sports Illustrated's "SI Now." 

Damon hosted the evening show on Boston’s 98.5 The Sports Hub (’09-’12). He was the sideline reporter for the New England Revolution on Comcast Sportsnet New England for three seasons (’10-’12) and was a guest host for CSNNE’s Sports Tonight and Sports Sunday. D.A. co-anchored CSNNE’s pregame and postgame Patriots coverage and appeared weekly on Fox-25 Boston.

He has been a panelist on SNY’s Daily News Live, Loud Mouths, Wheel House, Jets Extra, Geico SportsNite, and NFL Films Presents on ESPN. D.A. has been a guest host at Sportsradio 660 WFAN in New York since '07.

He hosted evenings on WQAM in Miami (’08-'09). D.A. also anchored “Fins Final” postgame on the state-wide Dolphins Radio Network. D.A. spent more than four years at Kansas City’s 610 Sports hosting morning drive ('03-’07). 

He is an acting member on the board for Boston’s Room to Dream charity, which transforms the living environments of chronically-ill children. He spearheaded the “Team D.A.” charity, having raised money for causes like the Boys and Girls Clubs, the Bridge Home, the KCMO Little League and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Team D.A. has also organized soccer camps coached by professional players of Miami FC for underprivileged youth in South Florida.

The D.A. Show began at Sportsradio 770 ESPN ('02-'03) in Ft Myers-Naples, FL from 4-6 p.m. He was a play-by-play voice of the Ft. Myers Miracle, minor league affiliate of the Minnesota Twins. He handled pregame and postgame for the Florida Firecats of the AFL2, and sideline for the budding FGCU basketball program. 

He hosted the pregame and postame for the Rochester (NY) Rhinos Radio Network (USL soccer), guest hosted at WYSL 1040 ('00-'01) in Rochester, NY and handled play-by-play for the Wake Forest Radio Network on the 2002 Preseason NIT Title Game.

D.A. graduated from Syracuse University in ’01, where he was Sports Director at WAER Radio, following in the Orange footsteps of Marv Albert, Mike Tirico and Bob Costas. He covered the Big East, while broadcasting SU football, basketball and lacrosse and received the ’00 Syracuse Press Club Award for “Best Sports Radio Story.”

Damon lives in Brooklyn with his wife, and grew up in Warwick, NY.