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Dan Dakich Mocks Allegations He Told Off-Color Jokes at a Station Event

“Contrary to what you may read today, I’m not a horrible human being. In fact, I’m a pretty good dude…hey look, believe whatever you’d like. If you come out here, you’ll see a lot of love and a lot of people trying to fight cancer”.

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Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star wrote a scathing piece about Dan Dakich on Monday. The piece detailed allegations that Dakich made off-color jokes in front of representatives from Urban One at a local event hosted by his radio station 93.5/107.5 The Fan.

Urban One had agreed to purchase several Indianapolis radio stations, including the one Dakich is currently employed.

Dakich was not scheduled to be on the air with The Fan for his show because he is hosting an annual charitable golf tournament. However, he did call-in to promote the good the event had done and in the process, acknowledged the story with his first words.

“First and foremost, what’s going on in the media today? (Indy) Star got anything?

Dakich would continue. “By the way, I think my mother, she’s sitting right here, I think my mother just told an off-color joke. (to his mother) Yes you did. You did, that’s where I learned it from.”

The host then referenced co-workers who were out at the event. The Indianapolis Star story alleged that Emmis employees were told to stay quiet about the alleged jokes.

“We got all the Emmis (Communications) employees out here,” said Dakich.

Dakich then reverted back to promoting the golf tournament when the fill-in host talked to him about the event’s cause, a cancer fundraising event in honor of his late-father.

“Contrary to what you may read today, I’m not a horrible human being. In fact, I’m a pretty good dude…hey look, believe whatever you’d like. If you come out here, you’ll see a lot of love and a lot of people trying to fight cancer”.

Dakich then asked off the phone, “hey Emmis employees, you hate me? ‘Not yet’, they said. ‘Not yet.’

On Twitter, Dakich was mocking the story and its content throughout the golf outing as well.

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Doug Gottlieb: Nobody Cares About World Cup Once USA’s Eliminated

“I’m sure people in the soccer world are still talking about the World Cup. But zero people I know in real life are talking about the World Cup today.”

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The United States has been eliminated from the 2022 World Cup, and FOX Sports Radio host Doug Gottlieb believes that will return the sport back to its usual place inside the sports media landscape.

“I’m sure people in the soccer world are still talking about the World Cup,” Gottlieb said on his In The Bonus podcast Monday. “But zero people I know in real life are talking about the World Cup today.

“You can tell me how big soccer is in the world — and I’m not gonna dispute it — and you can tell me we’re doing better in the world than we’ve ever done — and I’m not gonna dispute it, it’s fine — but the fact is that as soon as that match was over we went from a couple of hours of soccer guy, or writer guy who’s really a soccer guy at heart, talking about should we change coaches, tactics, players, or whatever, and then it’s over. I don’t know who won and I don’t care.”

Gottlieb later added that soccer has been “the sport of the future” for his entire life, but added that college basketball is going on right now, and it isn’t on the national sports radar, either.

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Jon Marks Working Without At Contract at WIP

WIP is currently in the midst of changes to its lineup due to the upcoming departure of legendary morning host Angelo Cataldi.

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94WIP afternoon host Jon Marks has revealed he is working without a contract.

A report from CrossingBroad.com claims Marks mentioned the development on the air two weeks ago, and Marks confirmed the news when the outlet asked him for comment.

He did not, however, wish to say much more about the situation. WIP is currently in the midst of changes to its lineup due to the upcoming departure of legendary morning host Angelo Cataldi.

In late October, the station announced the current midday show of Joe DeCamara and Jon Ritchie would replace Cataldi in the mornings. Longtime morning co-host Al Morganti will remain with the station but will no longer be heard in mornings once DeCamara and Ritchie take over. Anchor Rhea Hughes will stay in the morning timeslot.

The station has yet to name a new midday show to replace DeCamara and Ritchie. Marks is currently teamed with former NFL linebacker Ike Reese from 2:00-6:00 PM. The two were paired together in 2017.

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Boomer Esiason Wonders If Joe Buck Was Criticized Before Energetic Monday Night Football Open

“Maybe he was doing that emphatically because somebody criticized him as flat or something.”

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Monday Night Football got off to an energetic start last night, with the usually reserved Joe Buck showcasing an exuberant attitude while discussing the weather and the fact that the calendar has already flipped to December. WFAN morning host Boomer Esiason wondered if there was an ulterior motive to Buck’s raucous start.

In addition to the energy exuded by the Monday Night Football announcer, Buck nearly howeld in excitement as the network showcased Tom Brady’s usual scream of “Let’s F—ing Go!”, by shouting “Yeah! Let’s go! I can’t say one of those words!”

The excitement was noticed by Boomer & Gio update anchor Jerry Recco who played the audio for the show, with Boomer Esiason wondering if Buck was proving a point to someone.

“Maybe somebody told him he was too downcast the previous broadcast,” Esiason wondered. “Maybe he was doing that emphatically because somebody criticized him as flat or something.”

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