DNP-CD Sports

DNP-CD Sports “Did Not Play – Coach’s Decision,” a brand-new, Hot Pie Media Original Sports Podcast, presented by Odds Shark, combines a humorous approach in unique thought-provoking interviews with some of the top names in sports. DNP-CD Sports is hosted by Sports Illustrated contributor, Tony Farmer and Comedian and Sportswriter, Chad Fisher. Hosts, Tony and Chad cut out the cliché questions to avoid the cliché answers, giving fans the opportunity to get to know iconic sports figures on a deeper level. DNP-CD Sports listeners and fans will hear about all sports, players, coaches and sports betting, (bad beats, line movements, and marquee games), as well as sports pop-culture.
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  • #15 – NBA Draft Special with Jordan Zirm

    July 26, 2021

    With the NBA draft quickly approaching, Chad and Tony talk with sportswriter Jordan Zirm of “The Checkdown”. The guys discuss the most likely trade scenarios on draft day and go in-depth on the Cleveland Cavalier’s options. Collin Sexton, Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, and Evan Mobley are discussed. The show opens with an NFL future betting preview of the Chiefs, Chargers, Raiders, and Broncos in the NFC West.

     

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  • #14 – What’s in Store for the 49ers? with Mohamed Sanu Sr.

    July 19, 2021

    In this episode, Chad and Tony talk to San Francisco 49ers’ WR Mohamed Sanu Sr. Mohamed Sanu Sr. gives an insider take on rookie sensation Trey Lance, who he worked out privately within the offseason, and makes a prediction about what kind of year former teammate Julio Jones will have with the Titans. Mohamed Sanu Sr. reveals for the first time ever why he left the New England Patriots and if he’s ever seen Tom Brady sneaking unhealthy snacks. The guys also ask Mohamed Sanu Sr. about various topics, including fatherhood and how many NFL players have “burner” accounts on social media.

     

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  • #13 – Fantasy Football Preview with Adam Levitan

    July 12, 2021

    Tony and Chad discuss NFL futures betting lines before welcome fantasy football expert Adam Levitan of DraftKings and Rotoworld fame. Levitan explains how he was able to predict Josh Allen’s breakout year while most others were sour on him. Adam weighs in on how star players like Julio Jones, Michael Thomas, Lamar Jackson, Jalen Hurts, A.J. Dillon, Jamaal Williams and others. Adam also discusses the evolution of his website establishtherun.com and Chad asks him about getting fired from a former job.

     

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  • #12 – Football and COVID Vaccines with Ken Ruettgers

    July 7, 2021

    Former Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer and Super Bowl Champion Ken Ruettgers talks with Chad and Tony about his 12 years in the NFL. Ken tells an epic story about Reggie White and mentions some pranks between him and Brett Favre and Ken is asked if Favre actually does wear copper fit. The conversation turns more serious as Ken opens up about the serious neurological damage the COVID vaccine had on his wife.

     

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  • #11 – Wimbledon and Cleveland Sports

    June 28, 2021

    In this episode betting analyst, Pam Maldonado does a deep dive on Wimbledon from a betting perspective and gives a monster piece of gambling advice that will leave you wanting to mark your calendar next football season. Also, Samantha Bunten of NBC Sports talks everything Cleveland Sports and gives her predictions for the Browns’ and Indians’ outlooks.

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  • #10 – Fantasy Football Talk with Dave Richard

    June 21, 2021

    In this episode, Tony and Chad ask CBS’ fantasy football expert Dave Richard who the most overvalued and undervalued players on his draft board are. Dave tells an epic story about getting asked for fantasy advice in public and he discusses the future of fantasy football, how he prepares for fantasy drafts, and draft strategy for next season.

     

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  • #9 – Everything Lakers with Trevor Lane

    June 14, 2021

    In this episode, Tony and Chad have an in-depth interview with Los Angeles Lakers beat writer and Lakersnation.com contributor Trevor Lane and discuss a wide variety of topics including the Lakers 2021 demise, offseason predictions, and where Kobe Bryant ranks among the all-time greats. The guys ask Trevor about turmoil in the locker room, and the future of several Lakers including Andre Drummond, Marc Gasol, Dennis Schroeder, and Alex Caruso.

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  • #8 – Raw and Unfiltered with Andrew Carignan

    June 7, 2021

    In this episode, Chad and Tony interview former Oakland Athletics pitcher and UNC hero Andrew Carignan about his time in the big leagues. Andrew opens up about his struggles with untimely injuries, the mental grind of the big leagues, and his frustration with Tim Tebow. The guys also preview the Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder fight from a betting perspective and Tony tells a tale of wearing “Yankees Suck” gear during a playoff game in the old Yankees stadium.

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  • #7 – Chad and Tony Sound Off

    June 4, 2021

    In this episode, Tony gives a betting tutorial and explains the importance of utilizing “hedging and middling” as betting strategies on parlays and the guys sound off on a variety of topics ranging from Tim Tebow’s return to the NFL to Fernando Tatis Jr.’s home run trot.

     

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  • #6 – From the Field to the Booth with Randy Cross

    May 24, 2021

    Tony and Chad preview the Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua fight from a betting perspective before interviewing three-time Super Bowl Champion Randy Cross. Cross discussing a range of topics from being on the field for “the catch,” one of the most iconic plays in NFL history to concussions and his decision to donate his brain to science after his death. Cross also talks about life as a color analyst and his epic story of taking over a Super Bowl radio broadcast at halftime. Cross also touches on the Tom Brady vs. Joe Montana debate and acknowledges some regret about retiring before the 49ers won another Super Bowl.

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  • #5 – Inside the 49ers with Grant Cohn

    May 20, 2021

    Chad and Tony discuss MLB futures betting options before interviewing SI.com writer and Twitter lightning rod Grant Cohn who has been covering the 49ers since 2011. Grant discusses the current state of the 49ers on topics ranging the Jimmy Garoppolo / Trey Lance to Jed York’s questionable behavior. Grant also gives insight into his unique approach to covering the 49ers and what makes him tick.

     

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  • #4 – Building Something Special in Ann Arbor with Brian Cook

    May 20, 2021

    This episode features Brian Cook, writer and creator of MgoBlog, one of the most popular sports blogs in the country. Brian talks about the genesis of MgoBlog and does a deep dive on Michigan sports that includes insights in the men’s basketball recruiting class, Jim Harbaugh, a recap of the Wolverines’ Elite 8 season, and predictions for next season. Brian also gives insights into the process of building something special in Ann Arbor.

     

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  • #3 – Football and Life After the Game with Jesse Sapolu

    May 20, 2021

    Chad and Tony talk with 4x Super Bowl Champion and 49ers legend Jesse Sapolu. Jesse opens up about the Joe Montana vs. Tom Brady debate and dishes some never-before-shared stories from the 49ers dynasty. Jesse discusses transitioning to life after football, his holdout, a hilarious Merton Hanks story, Bill Walsh, the impact of social media on our society, and how the game has changed.

     

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  • #2 – NFL Draft Special with Benjamin Allbright

    April 29, 2021

    In this episode, featuring almost as much comedy as sports talk, NFL Draft analyst and Denver Broncos beat writer Benjamin Allbright discusses predictions for draft night, including inside information on what the San Francisco 49ers will do at pick #3. Ben also shares his thoughts on what Drew Lock needs to do to take the next step, as well as, a couple of draft surprises that may catch fans off guard. The guys also discuss Mac Jones’ ‘Dad Bod’ and Ben tells an unforgettable senior bowl story filled with debauchery.

     

    Find Benjamin Allbright on Twitter @AllbrightNFL

     

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  • #1 – Austin Ekeler and Pamela Maldonado

    April 27, 2021

    In the first episode of the DNP-CD sports podcast Chad and Tony talk with LA Chargers starting running back Austin Ekeler and Odds Shark Betting Analyst Pamela Maldonado.

     

    Austin is entering his 5th season in the NFL and has become one of the best dual-threat running backs in the league.

     

    In this candid and funny interview Chad & Tony talk to Austin about going from scout team special teams to #1 running back and now transitioning into a leader, the effects of 17 game seasons, the new coaching staff in LA, the differences between Justin Herbert and Philip Rivers, budgeting and investing his money. They also talk about The Austin Ekeler Foundation and how it’s helping youth become healthy both physically and mentally.

     

    To support the Austin Ekeler Foundation please visit shop.AustinEkeler.com to purchase t-shirts, hoodies, and more!

     

    Pamela Maldonado is a Betting Analyst for Odds Shark. They talk about how Pam got into the business, NFL futures bets, her love of golf, and more! Please review and share!

     

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  • Introducing: DNP-CD Sports

    April 8, 2021

    DNP-CD “Did Not Play – Coach’s Decision,” is a brand-new, Hot Pie Media Original Sports Podcast combining a humorous approach in unique thought-provoking interviews with some of the top names in sports. DNP-CD is hosted by Sports Illustrated contributor, Tony Farmer, and Comedian and Sportswriter, Chad Fisher. Hosts, Tony and Chad cut out the cliché questions to avoid the cliché answers, giving fans the opportunity to get to know iconic sports figures on a deeper level. DNP-CD listeners and fans will hear about all sports, players, coaches, and sports betting, (bad beats, line movements, and marquee games), as well as sports pop culture.

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  • Chad A. FisherHost

    Chad Fisher has been a stand-up comedian for nearly 10 years. He’s performed at many comedy festivals all over the country and has a bunch ...

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  • Tony FarmerHost

    Tony is a contributor for Sports Illustrated’s SI.com and is a nutrition coach.

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Guests

  • Austin Ekeler Guest

    Austin Ekeler is a Los Angeles Chargers Running Back.

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