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, sports betting (bad beats, line movements and marquee games), and sports pop culture.
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  • #19 – A One-of-a-Kind NBA Legend: John Stockton

    August 22, 2021

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    Chad and Tony sit down with Utah Jazz legend and Hall of Famer John Stockton. The trio discusses a variety of topics including Stockton’s legacy, his relationship with Karl Malone and Jerry Sloan, and of course – John’s iconic short shorts. Stockton also talks about his reaction to the Tim Donaghy scandal and what it was like at practice with the “Dream Team” in Barcelona.


    In this extended interview, Stockton shares his controversial opinions about hot topics outside of sports including vaccines, censorship, and government lockdowns.


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  • #18 – Making a Difference on and off the Field with NFL Veteran Greg Ellis

    August 11, 2021

    In this episode, Chad and Tony discuss NFC East futures odds before interviewing 12-year NFL veteran Greg Ellis. Ellis played for the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders and is 3rd on Dallas’ all-time sack list. Ellis talks about iconic personalities he shared a locker room with such as Bill Parcels and Terrell Owens and opponents like Warren Sapp. Ellis also discusses his production company which produced the immensely popular “Carter High” and the role he played in helping secure the “Juneteenth” National Holiday. Now the Head Coach at Texas College, Ellis discusses his new role.

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  • #17 – Funny Fan Interactions and Overcoming Injury with Steelers’ Tackle Zach Banner

    August 2, 2021

    In this episode Tony and Chad interview Steelers’ starting tackle Zach Banner. The dynamic interview features Banner’s serious side and his comedic side that has made him a fan favorite. Banner details getting cut by the Indianapolis Colts and the dark period after his recent injury. Banner also talks about messing with fans on Twitter, being the locker room DJ, and the Steelers-Browns rivalry.


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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 and is a nutrition coach.

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  • Austin Ekeler Guest

    Austin Ekeler is a Los Angeles Chargers Running Back.

  • Pamela Maldonado Guest

    After growing up in Texas, Pamela was always a big college football fan but didn't start betting sports until moving to Las Vegas in 2012. She comes from the poker industry, as part of the PokerNews team traveling the world covering the biggest tournaments and interviewing the biggest names in the game. Since 2015, she's been betting the NFL and in her first year in the Westgate SuperContest, Pamela fell short of cashing by just one point. Find her on Twitter @pamelam35.

  • Benjamin Allbright Guest

    Benjamin Allbright is an NFL talk show host and analyst based in Colorado.

  • Jesse Sapulo Guest

    Jesse Sapulo is a former center and offensive guard for the San Francisco 49ers.

  • Brian Cook Guest

    Brian Cook is the writer/creator behind Mgoblog, one of the most popular sports blogs in the country.

  • Grant Cohn Guest

    Grant Cohn is a beat writer and columnist covering the San Francisco 49ers for Sports Illustrated's and formerly of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat and Bleacher Report. He has covered the 49ers since 2011 during interesting times which included the Colin Kaepernick years and two excruciating super bowl losses. He also is the host of the 49ers sports talk show “The Cohn Zone."