Dan Dakich

Look: Dan Dakich Reacts To Shocking Jay Wright News

The sports world got some shocking news on Wednesday night as longtime Villanova men’s basketball coach Jay Wright called it a career. There were no rumors going into the offseason that Wright was contemplating retirement, but it didn’t matter. Wright will retire with two National Championships and 520...
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Dan Dakich announces his contract is renewed at 107.5 The Fan: 'Today is a great day'

INDIANAPOLIS -- Sports radio host Dan Dakich, known for his candid and sometimes controversial takes, said Monday that his contract had been renewed at 107.5 The Fan. "BREAKING…Just Re upped for more of me ⁦@1075thefan⁩ Today is A GREAT DAY," Dakich tweeted. IndyStar reached out to Emmis Communications, which owns The Fan, for details on the...

Dan Dakich weighs in on Sabonis trade

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indiana Pacers’ fire sale continued Tuesday as the team sent two-time All-Star Domantas Sabonis, Jeremy Lamb, Justin Holiday and a 2027 second-round pick to the Sacramento Kings for Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield and Tristan Thompson. The trade comes days after the Pacers sent Caris...
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Dan Dakich apologizes for “look” of posting Nick Bassett’s picture, says it was “to remind me to talk about his story”

A very odd moment in the history of online college sports discussion happened Friday. Early Friday afternoon, Dan Dakich (the local Indianapolis and also Outkick radio host) posted a reply to @ajkorver71 on Twitter discussing the appearance of Iowa and Iowa State fans, using a downloaded and re-uploaded image of that user’s Twitter profile image. However, that image was not of the user (Andrew Korver), but rather of famed Iowa State fan Nick Bassett, who passed away Thursday. And that led to quite a reaction from Dakich (seen above in 2018) and from his management team at Indianapolis radio station 105.7 The Fan, as Dana Hunsinger Benbow of The Indianapolis Star wrote Saturday:

Dan Dakich apologizes after posting photo of Iowa State superfan who died Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Iowa State fan base was outraged Friday after 107.5 The Fan sports radio host Dan Dakich posted a photo of Iowa State football superfan Nick Bassett, who had died Thursday night. Dakich's Twitter handle was trending Friday after the Twitter exchange garnered thousands of responses and many more calling for Dakich's firing by Emmis Communications, the company that employs him. ...

Hoosier Sounds: IU point guard Rob Phinisee on the Dan Dakich show

Listen as IU point guard Rob Phinisee joined former IU player and coach Dan Dakich on his radio show Friday. Phinisee scored a career high 20 points on Thursday night as Indiana defeated Purdue, 68-65. Former IU star Landon Turner also joined Dakich in a later segment to discuss the...

Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats slammed by Dan Dakich after handshake vs. Houston

Former Indiana men's basketball coach Dan Dakich was not pleased with Alabama's Nate Oats following his awkward postgame handshake attempt Saturday, after the Crimson Tide's 83-82 win over Houston. Oats walked toward the Cougars' bench and extended his hand to Houston's Kelvin Sampson and the Cougars' coaching staff, but they were busy arguing a whistle after the final horn on possible goal-tending call.

Dan Dakich Calls Alabama Coach Nate Oats A ‘Punk’

One former ESPN radio host isn’t a fan of Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats’ behavior after Saturday’s big win. The Crimson Tide won in dramatic fashion, as a controversial block at the end secured a one-point victory over Houston. Replays appeared to show that JD Davison‘s block...

Monday Night Football All Day or No Way with Dan Dakich and Jimmy Cook

Friday afternoon on The Dan Dakich Show, we had ourselves a doubleheader classic of both Dan vs Fan Week 5 and All Day or No Way!. On America’s Favorite Game, (we think that’s what they call Wheel of Fortune right)? Anyway, this week’s All Day or No Way had Jimmy Cook picking the brain of DD heading into the Monday Night Football clash between the Colts and Ravens.

Dan Dakich announces he has left ESPN's college basketball coverage

Dan Dakich will no longer be part of ESPN’s college basketball coverage. The former Indiana player and Bowling Green head coach shared the news while announcing his new show for Clay Travis’ OutKick media platform. “I’m not going to do games at ESPN and that was as much my choice...

Dan Dakich ranks the QBs the Colts will face this season

In the spirit of quarterback being viewed as the most important position in football, Dan Dakich went through and ranked the QBs the Colts will play in 2021. Russell Wilson (Seahawks) Josh Allen (Bills) Lamar Jackson (Ravens) Matthew Stafford (Rams) Ryan Tannehill (Titans) Kyler Murray (Cardinals) Derek Carr (Raiders) Jimmy...