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Extra Points with Cousin Sal & Dave Dameshek
66 minutes | 13 hours ago
Kenny “The Jet” Smith, Harden returns to Houston, Dak Deserves Dollars
Cousin Sal and Dave recap the first ever Extra Points: Gambling Draft and overall strategy. James Harden returns to Houston as a member of the Brooklyn Nets and drops a triple-double. Dave doesn’t think the Houston Rockets should return his number. The guys react to Devin Booker’s questionable ejection and overzealous officials in sports. Kenny “The Jet” Smith joins the show to talk about Inside the NBA, the chemistry between the guys and how he would have loved for Kobe Bryant to have been on the show. Plus, if Michael Jordan and the Bulls would have beaten his Houston Rockets and Charles Barkley’s huge bets. Plus, Terry Bradshaw once used the name Tom Brady and Dak Prescott wants Patrick Mahomes money, Sal proposes an actual franchise tag. Finally, a fan calls out “The Uniformant” on the Steelers colors.
69 minutes | 3 days ago
Kobe NBA Logo, Luka Card Sells for $4.6 Million, Edelman HOF Case, Pink Pineapple
March is here and with selection Sunday just a few weeks away; Dave thinks Joe Lunardi gets way too much credit for predicting the 68 teams that make the tournament. Over the weekend, Sal won a Golden Globe presented by Tracy Morgan and Dave discovered his family is hiding Valentine’s Day chocolate from him. The guys discuss the idea of Kobe Bryant being the new NBA logo and who else deserves to be considered. The Uniformant weighs in on Oklahoma City and Atlanta having to switch jerseys at halftime because of similar color schemes. Dave wonders if shirts and skins still exists in school sanctioned games. Dave and Sal give their NBA best bets and discuss the Knicks resurgence as they go above .500 this far into the season in nearly a decade. Sal can’t believe a Luka Doncic autographed rookie card sells for $4.6 million dollars and Dave considers selling his treasured Mario Lemieux rookie card. The new NHL schedule is boring to Sal but Dave loves the geographic rivalries, they argue over who is more curmudgeon? The NFL is likely to add a 17th regular season game – and Dave makes the case that Julian Edelman is a Pro Football Hall of Famer because of his clutch catches in the Super Bowl despite his mediocre regular season statistics. Then it’s time to award our Crown Royal Athletes of the Week and Sal recommends the pink pineapple as an early contender for fruit of the year.
45 minutes | 8 days ago
Tiger Woods Reaction, Big Ben’s Future, and Joe Johnson
Big day in the Iacono household as organized youth sports are back in Southern California (01:00). Sal and Dave react to the Tiger Woods car accident; many people think Tiger should have a personal driver and Sal gives his theory on why he doesn’t (04:00). The Steelers look to be committed to Ben Roethlisberger and Dave doesn’t think they have a better option (13:30). Then 7-time NBA All-Star Joe Johnson joins the show to talk about playing with Team USA in the FIBA AmeriCup at age 39 and why Steve Nash has a much tougher job in Brooklyn than people think (20:30). Finally, Dave wants to make a super soccer team by putting the USA’s best athletes and making them play soccer (33:15).
54 minutes | 10 days ago
Yuta Posterized, Embarrassing Sports Moments, Carson Wentz Trade, Patriots QB Odds
Cousin Sal is back from vacation and ready to recap everything he missed last week with his pal Dave. Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards throws down an insane slam dunk and posterizes Yuta Watanbe; Cousin Sal thinks being mocked on Twitter has replaced actual posters, while Dave thinks playing good defense should not count as being humiliated. The guys discuss their personal most embarrassing sports moments as Dave recalls finally getting his moment to come off the bench in a high school basketball game (07:00). On the anniversary of the Miracle on Ice, Sal and Dave talk about what the odds would have been betting USA to beat the Soviet Union and Dave remembers leaving Hebrew School to watch the game on delay (19:30). Sal and Dave disagree on the Carson Wentz trade, plus AFC West favorites (23:00), Cam Newton heckled by kid and who could be the Patriots starting quarterback this season (31:00)? The new NHL schedule has Sal fatigued but Dave loves it and wants to rename the divisions to honor hockey’s greats (35:30). Fernando Tatis Jr. signs a massive 14-year, $340 million deal with the San Diego Padres, how many years will he actually play in San Diego for (41:00)? Finally, Cousin Sal has learned never to doubt Derrick Lewis again as he gets the Crown Royal Athlete of the Week (47:15).
62 minutes | 20 days ago
J.J. Watt Released, Super Bowl Champion- Ryan Jensen, Brady now Beloved
As we head into the weekend, Dave and Cousin Sal have completely opposing views when it comes to Valentine’s Day. With the breaking news J.J. Watt was granted his release by the Houston Texans, the guys discuss where he could be headed next and is it now only a matter of time until Deshaun Watson is traded? Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen calls in to discuss winning the Super Bowl, playing with Tom Brady and does he lay claim to toughest guy in the league? Ryan also talks about arriving at the Super Bowl in a Tom Brady combine shirt, his fellow o-line member dropping a touchdown pass and the streaker running on the field. Cousin Sal and Dave discuss how Tom Brady has gone from incredibly hated to incredibly likeable and what would have happened if the Lombardi trophy would have gone into the ocean? Joel attempts to make a case for Dave’s “Quarterback Windows” argument and Sal counters it with his 7% theory. Finally, everyone guesses how many more Super Bowl trips Patrick Mahomes will make in his career.
71 minutes | 22 days ago
Russell Wilson's Future, Super Bowl Streaker, TB12 Diet, Shakey's honors Sal
Sal recaps the Extra Points/Extra Chance Contest payoff as the winner seems to be underwhelmed, scared and confused by Harry. Dave is willing to bet Patrick Mahomes won’t make the next five AFC Championships or he will get a tattoo on his tuchus, making the comparison to Marino and Russell Wilson how hard it is to get back to the Super Bowl. Now that the TB12 Diet is more popular than ever, Sal and Dave wonder how long they could actually stay on the diet. Sal calls bullshit on the Super Bowl streaker bet and Dave recalls famous streakers in sports history. Trevor Bauer trolls the Mets before signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers; the guys discuss which city has the best odds of being the next “Title Town” to have two championships at once. The guys discuss Dak’s future in Dallas and Kevin Garnett saying he isn’t sure his generation is suited to play today’s NBA game. Dave is conflicted as former Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ron Hextall is named the GM of his beloved Pittsburgh Penguins. Finally, Sal is honored by Shakey’s Pizza on their marquee as “Shakey’s Best Book Seller”.
67 minutes | 24 days ago
Super Bowl Recap, Brady’s Run, 2021-22 Odds
It’s the saddest day of the sports calendar. Cousin Sal and Dave thank football for giving us all a great season before recapping Super Bowl 55 as Tampa Bay rolls over Kansas City. The guys give credit to Tampa’s defense for completely shutting down the Chiefs offense and make an argument for who should have received the MVP. Is this Brady’s most impressive run? Who is to blame; Tyreek Hill’s dropped touchdown, bad officiating and questionable calls at the end of the first half?An early look at next year’s odds as Sal likes the Browns/Rams and Dave likes teams who potentially still aren’t set at quarterback. The NFL Awards were given out, Aaron Rodgers has a big week and Dave thinks TJ Watt got a raw deal losing DPOY to Aaron Donald. Sal’s son has a huge Steelers front-lawn display for his birthday. Dave has never been more proud. The guys wonder if Tom Brady have won the Super Bowl with other teams if he signed with them? Did Bill Belichick watch the game? And how the hell did Joel’s Super Bowl tweet get 300,000 likes? Finally, Dave and Sal each give their Crown Royal Athlete of the Week as Drew Pearson finally gets his long-awaited Hall of Fame call.
57 minutes | a month ago
Super Bowl 55 Predictions and Best Bets, Mattress Mack calls in to talk his big bet, Best Super Bowls of All-Time
It’s the final show before Super Bowl 55 and someone is going to win $5,555 in the Extra Points Extra Chance contest. With rain in the Tampa forecast, Eddie Spaghetti gives a weather update as Dave predicts rain could be a big factor. The Chiefs have a close shave when their barber tests positive for Covid-19 and Sal can’t believe this isn’t a bigger deal. Dave goes on classic Dameshek tangent asking Sal about an interesting strategy in wrestling of passing gas during a match. Cousin Sal and Dave run down their best Super Bowls of all-time in Win/Place/Show and actually agree on one of them. Jim ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale calls in to talk about his $3.46 million dollar bet on Tampa Bay, losing millions on the Denver Broncos and the downfall of waterbeds. Cousin Sal has an idea for the halftime show which would involve the owners of each team playing Billion Dollar Blackjack. Finally, the guys give out their final Super Bowl predictions as well as their best prop bets.
55 minutes | a month ago
Super Bowl Props, Gatorade Color Bet, Dave’s Wins Pyramid
Cousin Sal hears his parents' review of his new book and their surprise that people are buying it. As everyone gears up for the Super Bowl, Sal and Dave discuss the Extra Points Extra Chance Contest where one loser will turn winner with $5,555 presented, in person, by Harry. However, Harry is nervous about going to certain states.FanDuel has odds on the Gatorade dump color and orange is the favorite. The line has still not changed and neither has Sal or Dave’s Super Bowl pick. A rundown of more Super Bowl props and could the Tampa Bay cannons be a home field advantage for the Bucs?Dave introduces his Quarterback Wins Post-Season Pyramid and tries to tell us things we already know. Tom Brady sets yet another record this time with jersey sales, which leads to trying to remember the last time Cousin Sal wore a jersey. Dave recalls the time he beat Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor in a free throw contest.EA College football is back, Sal’s impressive 55-game win streak on Bill Walsh College Football and Dave challenges anyone to try beating him on NHL ’94 with Mario and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Finally, fan e-mails and a ruling on the Nikola Jokic pronunciation.
70 minutes | a month ago
Iacono Royal Rumble, Stafford/Goff Trade, Boneless Wings, Top 20 Super Bowl Quarterbacks
Sal’s family’s Royal Rumble poll turns violent after his youngest son wins and attempts to celebrate. It’s Super Bowl week and Cousin Sal announces the details of the Extra Points Extra Chance Bad Beat Buyback Contest. Dave and Sal discuss the Matthew Stafford/Jared Goff trade and what it means for both teams. What will Houston do with DeShaun Watson and why Steelers fans need to stop dreaming of a possible trade. Sal and Dave are horrified that Jerry Ferrara and Jen Piacenti think boneless “wings” are better than actual buffalo wings. A look at Super Bowl prop bets and is Patrick Mahomes already one of the top 20 quarterbacks to have ever played in the Super Bowl? Finally, Dave and Sal give out their Crown Royal Athletes of the week including Nikola or Nicola Jokic.
60 minutes | a month ago
GameStop Stop Already, Mahomes/Brady, QB Props, Deshaun Destinations
Cousin Sal, Charlotte and Dave continue their attempt to understand the GameStop scandal only to agree it’s now even more difficult to figure out. Jeni’s has a new Everything Bagel ice cream flavor; have we gone too far with the flavors? Dave wants to hear everyone’s Win/Place/Show of ice cream flavors. The Super Bowl line (TB+3) hasn't moved but Dave is pleased with the Super Bowl uniform matchup as the NFL listened to The Uniformant’s recommendation. Cousin Sal and the crew break down some FanDuel Quarterback Props including first touchdown pass and first pass complete or incomplete for Mahomes and Brady. Is Patrick Mahomes being the GOAT in play if he beats Brady in the Super Bowl? Dave brings up the debate: would you rather have the career of Eli Manning or Dan Marino? Plus, Bill Belichick’s tough year continues as a Subway lawsuit claims there is no tuna in the tuna fish. Deshaun Watson wants out of Houston and Charlotte feels for Houston fans comparing it to Mookie Betts and Tom Brady both leaving Boston. The guys try to make sense of how the Texans went from a contender to a disaster so quickly in one year. Finally, where they each think Deshaun will end up as Dave thinks the Jets are in a better position to win than people think.
81 minutes | a month ago
Sal on Kimmel, Super Bowl MVP Odds, Baseball Hall of Fame
Cousin Sal goes on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as a guest for the first time to promote his new book You Can’t Lose Them All. A photoshopped picture of Oprah holding the book causes confusion among Sal’s family as well as more book sales. Charlotte and Dave talk about Media Day/Night memories and the time Cousin Sal pretended to be Carolina Panthers kicker Jon Casey. The guys discuss Super Bowl MVP Odds and who could be a longshot worth taking. Charlotte can’t think of anything worse than the Bucs winning and Antonio Brown getting MVP. The quarterback carousel is beginning to spin – Aaron Rodgers appears to be off, Jared Goff is getting on and how Deshaun Watson going to the Jets could move a lot of quarterbacks around the league. Charlotte tries to explain the GameStop stock surge and how it ties into the Mets. Finally, no one was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame and Dave says enough with it, time to start from scratch with a whole new concept.
80 minutes | a month ago
AFC/NFC Championship, Brady Comparisons Beyond Football, Stopping Kelce, The Uniformant
Super Bowl LV is set as Cousin Sal, Charlotte and Dave recap the NFC and AFC Championship games. But first, Cousin Sal asks about zoom funeral etiquette. Charlotte’s impressive pick streak continues but the Extra Points for Extra Pay Parlay doesn’t hit. The guys discuss the Packers poor coaching, Brady’s greatness gets even greater and Dave says the pressure really is now on Bill Belichick to win and the softening of his legacy and the Patriots around him. Will this be another great Super Bowl? How do we feel about the odds KC (-3)? Are Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill the best TE/WR combination in NFL history? Sal proposes a possible strategy of not kicking field goals against Kansas City. Who get the most Twitter fan outrage- coaches, refs or quarterbacks? The Uniformant weighs in on a Super Bowl clash of color. Finally, it’s the Crown Royal Water Break Athletes of the Week as Dustin Poirier helps Sal cash in.
65 minutes | a month ago
AFC/NFC Championship, Legacies on the Line, Dan Campbell Kneecap Speech
Cousin Sal and Dave welcome Michigan and Virginia to the FanDuel Family as they remember Super Bowl XL in Detroit and Dave’s in-flight bachelor party. The Steelers sign Dwayne Haskins and Dave thinks we may see a quarterback carousel this off-season. Speaking of carousels, Dave’s brain vividly remembers a disappointing 1979 NFC Championship game. It’s the Extra Points for Extra Pay Parlay as the guys preview the AFC and NFC Championships. Dave calls it Legacy Weekend as Aaron Rodgers looks to get back to the Super Bowl for the first time in a decade. Is there a Curse of ‘Sposda in either game and a listener from Australia takes issue with Dave’s picks. The Detroit Lions new head coach Dan Campbell talks about breaking kneecaps in his introductory press conference. Plus, the Eagles hire Nick Sirianni and Eric Bieniemy is once again passed over for a top job. Finally, Hank Aaron
49 minutes | a month ago
Sal’s Four Year Bad Beat, Deshaun to Da Bears, Rivers Retires
It’s Inauguration Day and the official end of one of Cousin Sal’s most bizarre bets ever. After winning their fantasy football league and losing the trophy, Dave causes more chaos and confusion by not giving everyone his payment information. Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers’ legacies can continue to grow in the NFC Championship game and Patrick Mahomes is still in concussion protocol. Cleveland fans are not happy with Cousin Sal and Dave thinks they need to all settle down. The guys debate the most likely landing spot for Deshaun Watson and the possible chance for the Chicago Bears to right the wrong of the 2017 NFL Draft. Who replaces Philip Rivers in Indianapolis now that he’s retired? Plus, Dave goes full Beautiful Mind trying to figure out his proposed NFL playoff system.
71 minutes | a month ago
NFL Divisional Round Recap, Mahomes Injury, Big Red’s Big Call, Brees/Brady, Most Compelling Super Bowl
Cousin Sal, Charlotte and Dave recap the NFL Divisional Round playoff games. Kansas City wins as Andy Reid’s huge 4th down call even surprises Tony Romo but did Cleveland get screwed by a bad call? Tom Brady’s legacy continues to grow while Drew Brees’ career looks to be over. Charlotte weighs in on Baylen Brees. Which of the next generation of Quarterbacks (Baker Mayfield, Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen) would you like long term? Selections for the Crown Royal Athlete of the Week and finally, the crew discusses what would be the most compelling Super Bowl matchup.
65 minutes | 2 months ago
NFL Playoffs, Jaguars Hire Urban Meyer, James Harden Trade
The NFL playoffs end is near and Cousin Sal, Dave and Charlotte are already dreading it. Good news; Cousin Sal’s new book You Can’t Lose Them All comes out January 26th. The gang gives out their Extra Points for Extra Pay Parlay as Charlotte gets the Browns up to +11.5 and Dave for the second week in a row goes against his America’s Team (08:45). A preview of this weekend’s games; the Rams could spoil a great NFC Championship, Lamar Jackson and Josh Allen have the chance to take the next step and silence critics and Odell Beckham Jr. sends out a confusing prediction about the game. Honest question: are the Browns better without Odell? Plus, thoughts on Drew Brees and Tom Brady are texting each other before the game. Reactions to the Jaguars (Urban Meyer) and Jets (Robert Saleh) hiring new head coaches (13:00). After the huge blockbuster trade of James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte no longer thinks they will win the Eastern Conference. James Harden’s new restaurant hasn’t even opened in Houston yet and fans are already giving it brutal reviews (53:30). Finally, a hockey rivalry begins between Eddie Spaghetti and Michael Szokoli (01:01:00).
60 minutes | 2 months ago
Tiger King > Tiger, NFL Playoffs, NHL Season, Houston Has Problems
Cousin Sal fell asleep twice during the new Tiger Woods documentary (01:00). A preview of the NFL divisional round playoff matchups. Can Cleveland keep up with the Chiefs (07:00)? Will the cold weather affect Lamar Jackson in Buffalo (10:15)? Can the Saints beat the Bucs for a third time this season (17:30)? FanDuel offers a NFL playoffs eliminator pick (21:30). Charlotte likes the idea of taking Cleveland to eliminate Green Bay in the Super Bowl (55/1) causing Dave to laugh hysterically (23:00). Which of the vacant NFL coaching jobs is most and least appealing (32:30)? Everyone wants out of Houston including Deshaun Watson and James Harden (38:00). After Bill Belichick declines the Presidential Medal of Freedom invitation, the guys discuss who they would give the award to. Finally, the crew gives some NHL season bets as the puck drops later today. Dave has a surprise pick on who could be hoisting the Stanley Cup.
71 minutes | 2 months ago
Super Wild Card Weekend Recap, Browns Get Last Laugh, 4th Down Calls
The Sevenge Tour is over. Dave goes through the process after the Steelers are humiliated by the Cleveland Browns. Mike Tomlin was beaten by a team whose coach was watching from home in his basement; who deserves most of the blame- Tomlin, Big Ben, JuJu, Dave? Dave compares himself to Anne Bancroft in The Graduate and wonders if the Steelers should move on from Big Ben next season. The Extra Points for Extra Pay Parlay comes up just short after the Bears/Saints game ends without a conversion because of a recent rule change. The guys break down the rest of Super Wild Card Weekend including Russell Wilson disappearing, Lamar Jackson flipping the switch, questionable calls, the Rams finding a way to win and the slime filled Nickelodeon game. A preview of tonight’s college football national championship between Alabama and Ohio State (+8.5). Pats fan Charlotte weighs in on the idea of Bill Belichick being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom and finally...picks for Crown Royal Athletes of the Week.
59 minutes | 2 months ago
Wild Card Weekend, Extra Points for Extra Pay Parlay, Tommy Lasorda
The Extra Points gang gear up for what is possibly the best sports weekend of the year. Cousin Sal’s question mark is causing confusion. Under new owner Steve Cohen, the Mets pull off a blockbuster trade for Francisco Lindor. What would Charlotte and Dave do if they owned professional sports teams? A preview of Super Wild Card Weekend, plus the Extra Points for Extra Pay Parlay. Dave is abandoning the Buffalo Bills after riding them all season. Charlotte thinks Washington might pull off the upset over Tompa Bay. Finally, the guys remember baseball legend Tommy Lasorda and the time he got into an argument with one of Sal’s sons.
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