Nothing Personal with David Samson

Nothing Personal with David Samson

NPDS - Nothing Personal with David Samson is a daily sports podcast hosted by David Samson. David is dedicated to decoding the endless musings of players, owners and others in a concise, articulate and entertaining manner. Samson was in charge of a Major League Baseball team for 18 years, with winning a World Series ring, building a new ballpark, hosting an All-Star game, and buying and selling a franchise, among his many experiences and accomplishments. His breadth of knowledge covers all aspects of sport. This podcast will be the destination for fans of sports and entertainment who want to hear the truth about real situations as they occur each day. Every segment will give his audience a unique perspective, not found anywhere else. His voice is strong and unwavering, his brand is honesty and his reach is extraordinary. And remember, it's just business...It's nothing personal! Subscribe to Nothing Personal on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nothingpersonalwithdavidsamson

Episodes

February 6, 2023 48 min

Today’s word of the day is ’trade me’ as in Kyrie Irving finally gets his wish. He gets sent to the Dallas Mavericks to join Luka for half a season… maybe more. The Big 3 Era in Brooklyn was a disaster. Kevin Durant must be happy. James Harden ran away as fast as he could. Now Ben Simmons is left there. Why did the Nets do it? Why didn’t Kyrie go to the Lakers? Now what? (19:20) Let’s explain what happens during arbitration again. ...

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It’s a mini Sit-Down with snowboard extraordinaire Maddie Mastro! What’s it take to become a professional snowboarder? What’s going to the Olympics like at 18? Is snowboarding better than skiing!?


Maddie has partnered with TWIX to create the TWIX Doughboard. Maddie has designed one half of the board, with the other left blank for fans to submit their own design

Fans can submit entries at TWIX.com/cookiedough from now through Wednesda...

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Today’s word of the day is ’transfer window’ as in buying as in selling as in transfer fees as in Todd Boehly took over Chelsea and spent hundreds of millions of dollars to try and help his club. It has pissed off everyone. Teams, fans, countries, leagues. Everyone. But, is this the new way in Europe? (15:10) Dodders owner Stan Kasten spoke about Trevor Bauer and his released. Why now? (27:30) Review: Good Night Oppy. (31:55) Are t...

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Today’s word of the day is ’cleared’ as in Tua Tagovailoa has been cleared from concussion protocol as in Greg Olsen may clear the FOX booth as in LeBron may clear Kareem’s record very very soon as in parents are making it very clear they cannot be at youth sports events. Let’s start with Tua and why it’s taken so long to get out of the protocol. (7:50) Tom Brady has officially retired. Now it’s onto the FOX booth. People have love...

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Today’s word of the day is ’Payton’s Place’ as in Sean Payton as in traded as in Rob Walton and Walmart are spending spending spending to try and turn the Denver Broncos around. Is Sean Payton worth it? Is trading all these picks for a QB and head coach worth it? Is Russell Wilson going to be saved? (11:30) Frank Reich was introduced as the new head coach of the Carolina Panthers, but David Tepper wanted to steal the day. He commen...

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Today’s word of the day is ’cool’ as ice cold as in what’s colder than be cold as in swag as in bling as in bright lights as in Jazz Chisholm has been announce as the 2023 MLB The Show cover. Can you believe it? He’s not a superstar. He had a pretty average season. But he is cool. If MLB wants to grow. It’s got to be cool. (13:10) Ronald Acuna is going through it in his own country of Venezuela. He’s been playing winter ball in the...

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Today’s word of the day is ’conference championship’ as in Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs won with the help of a late hit by the Bengals, that’ll send Mahomes to his 3rd Super Bowl in 5 seasons as a starter. What happened in this game? Joe Burrow and the Bengals made a few not smart plays. (14:10) What about in the Eagles-Niners game? Woof. How many QBs are going to get hurt for San Francisco? This game was over before ...

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Today’s word of the day is ’legitimate race problem’ as in the NFL might have a problem. Steve Wilks was the interim head coach for the Carolina Panthers and he’s mad that he did not get the Panthers job. Frank Reich got it. Wilks joined the Brian Flores lawsuit against the NFL. What is happening here and is there a way to address this problem? What is Jim Irsay going to do? What about Brian Flores interviewing for the Cardinals jo...

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Today’s word of the day is ’gamesmanship’ as in Patrick Mahomes is hurt. We all saw it. He hurt his ankle bad. But he’s back at practice and limping around. The betting line has moved in favor of the Cincinnati Bengals. Patrick Mahomes said he’s all systems go, but how close to the truth is that? (14:35) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? Someone asked me about the 49ers letting Charles Omenifhu play this weekend even though he’s under ...

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Today’s word of the day is ’inconsistency’ as in different as in not the same as in MLB is now investigating Mike Clevinger further than before after a woman came forward with more allegations of domestic and child abuse against the player. Why has this taken so long for MLB to admit this? Did the Padres know and allow Clevinger to pitch? Did the White Sox know and still sign him? (17:30) Scott Rolen is in the Baseball Hall of Fame...

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Today’s word of the day is ’crystalized’ as in forming crystals as in taking a definite form as in Arte Moreno is no longer selling the Los Angeles Angels. It’s done. Off the board. Take down the For Sale sign. So what happens now? Fans are PISSED! Does Shohei Ohtani stay? Does Mike Trout riot? How angry is Rob Manfred? (19:30) The Dallas Cowboys social media account crapped all over Dak Prescott. It shouldn’t have been done regard...

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Today’s word of the day is ’sickening’ as in not feeling good as is nausea as in heartburn as in indigestion as in Jerry Jones is sick of the Cowboys. Dak Prescott was bad. Mike McCarthy was awful. And the Cowboys are sent home by the 49ers again. (9:50) Patrick Mahomes was hurt in the Chiefs win over the Jaguars. It did not look good. Are the Chiefs in trouble again in the AFC Championship Game? (16:30) Joe Burrow is that dude. Si...

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Today’s word of the day is ’necessary’ as in was it necessary as in was it unnecessary as in either the head coach is fired or the offensive coordinator is fired or the defensive coordinator is fired. That’s how sports operate. The NFL saw the Buccaneers, Ravens, Vikings, and Dolphins all fired coordinators yesterday. We’re now at 11 coordinator openings and 5 head coach openings. (7:55) Lamar Jackson still doesn’t have a deal done...

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Today’s word of the day is ’worth’ as in what is your value to a team as in what does it cost as in what will you be paid. Those are three different things and we’ll explain why. We’re talking about Sean Payton. WHo’s going to pay up for him? Is it worth it for the Broncos? Panthers? Texans? Cardinals? (15:20) What is the leash on Brett Maher for the Cowboys? He set a record for miseducating extra points in a game during the team’s...

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Today’s word of the day is ’ego’ as in lego my ego as in new Arizona Cardinals GM Monti Ossenfort said ego would not be tolerated in his organization. Why? That’s far from what should happen. Tom Brady? LeBron James? Michael Jordan? Did they have ego? Were they winners? What about Rafa Nadal? What about Aaron Rodgers? What about Serena Williams? Ego? (15:50) What is happening with Joe Burrow and a new deal? He still has a 4th year ...

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Today’s word of the day is ’what’s next’ as in not now as in not before as in what comes after as in Tom Brady might have just played his last game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was a disappointing outcome, but his time there was a success. He just looked bad. The team looked bad. The Dallas Cowboys ran them off the field. Where does Brady go now? (9:45) What went wrong with Brett Maher? Most extra points ever missed in a game!...

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Today’s word of the day is ’super wild card’ as in not average wild card as in not kind cool wild card as in not really cool wild card as in SUPER wild card weekend. What does that even mean? Whatever. Let’s get to the games! Did you all see one of the biggest comebacks ever in Chargers-Jaguars? How do you blow a 27-point lead?! Is it time for Brandon Staley to go? (8:30) The Miami Dolphins almost got it done in Buffalo. So close! ...

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Today’s word of the day is ’PSP’ as in Patriots Succession Plan as in the Patriots announced they want Jerod Mayo to stay longterm as in Bill Belichick could be looking for his replacement. Belichick is unquestionably the most decorated coach ever, but it could be time. Bill met with owner Robert Kraft and changes were coming. The team needs a new offensive coordinator. Mayo is being extended. Kraft is getting older. It’s a new daw...

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Today’s word of the day is ’record’ as in setting a high as in MLB has set a new revenue record! Can you believe it!? Isn’t baseball a dying sport? Or is it dead? What does this mean for payrolls? Everyone gets a raise! Or not… look for there to be way more fighting. As always with money. (14:50) Carlos Correa is officially back with the Minnesota Twins. He had the press conference. He put his old jersey back on. It is officially o...

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Today’s word of the day is ’circle’ as in the circle of life as in Simba as in Nala as in Mufasa as in Scar as in Carlos Correa is back to the Minnesota Twins after a 28 day whirlwind of a decision. He was set to be on the Giants. He was set to be on the Mets. And now he’s set to be on the Twins again. What?! (8:20) The Boston Red Sox have a problem. Trevor Story is going to miss time after getting surgery to repair a problem with ...

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