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

June 24, 2022 49 min

Today’s word of the day is ‘spoiled’ as in ruined as in excitement is over as in the NBA Draft took place last night and it was over before it began. Woj bombs left and right and the market kept swinging. Jabari Smith will be the first pick he tweets! And the market jumps. Then 5 minutes before the draft he changes his mind! The books swing again! What? What about during the draft? Woj spoils the picks live on TV! On the channel th...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘subpoena’ as in you have to do something as in Daniel Snyder did not show up to testify to the House Oversight Committee as in the Committee finally said you’re coming here Danny Boy. They would have preferred he just had shown up without this, but he was on a boat in France instead. SO what did we learn? Roger Goodell spoke. Ron Rivera released a statement. Washington Commanders released a statement. Wh...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘battle ship’ as in the game as in B4 as in C4 as in D4 as in E4 as in you sunk my battle ship! Why is that the word of the day? Daniel Snyder is back in the news again. Of course he is. Not only is he skipping out on the House Oversight Committee for France, but a new report is out about his $1.9M settlement with a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted. How does he still own this team? (15:20) Deshaun Wa...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘summer solstice’ as in the longest day of the year as in it’s lighter outside for a little bit longer as in everyday from here on out gets a little darker. Let’s talk about today. New beginnings and whatnot. (16:20) Let’s talk about the Yankees. This team is too good right now. Pitching is lights out. The bats are firing. 50 wins already. Biggest division lead in baseball. What’s the mentality right now?...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘epiphany’ as in I had one as in I spent the weekend in Austin and something hit me. But before that! What’s the deal with airlines right now? Flights canceled. Flights delayed. Staffing issues. What is happening? Back to the show… I am not 25 anymore. I think a tore a hammy waterskiing thinking I was still young. (8:10) What is happening with Kyrie Irving? Will he be a Net? Will he be Laker? Will he be K...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘champions’ as in NBA champions as in 4x champions as in Steph Curry as in Klay Thompson as in Draymond Green as in Steve Kerr. Let’s talk about the legacy of these guys. Let’s talk about Steph Curry and his legacy. Let’s talk about Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics turnover machine. (12:50) It’s officially baseball season! Rob Manfred held his owner’s meetings and some very important news came out. The...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘NDA’ as in non-disclosure as in shhhh as in it never happened as in Vince McMahon is in the news after it was reported he paid a woman $3M he had an affair with to be quiet. Let’s talk about the use of these NDAs. Deshaun Watson was recently disclosed as being a user of this and we see the trouble he’s found himself in. Jerry Jones was in the news for the use of this. It’s everywhere. (17:15) Dan Snyder ...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘Open’ as in open for business as in the US Open is here as in LIV vs PGA as in Phil Mickelson vs Rory McIlroy. There’s so much drama in golf right now. Players vs players. Media vs players. Sportswashing is the buzz word being used. LIV Golf is what it is. The PGA Tour has always been what it is. Different rules, same reason: money. (15:10) Dehsaun Watson met the media. He said he wasn’t sure if it was 6...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘bear’ as in polar bear as in grizzly bear as in teddy bear as in a bear market. Let me explain exactly what’s going on with the stock market right now. How concerned should you be? Are you worried? Should you invest now? Sell now? What about sports? Let’s say a team paid $10M for in arena sponsorships and then the team cannot pay. Well, it’s happening all across sports right now. (14:50) Now let’s talk a...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘succession’ as not in the TV show as in the real life family fight for a major asset as in the Baltimore Orioles as in the Los Angeles Chargers as in drama. The Angelos family owns the Baltimore Orioles. John Angelos is the control person. Louis Angelos is the brother suing John AND his mother. Let me explain. (19:25) What about with the Los Angeles Chargers? The Spanos family is now fighting for the tea...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘613’ as in my favorite number as in number of career victories Red Holtzman had as head coach of the Knicks as in the number of rules/commandments in Judaism. Just stay with me here. (5:00) Tom Brady is not going to tell you the truth. He loves to fool people. It’s what he does. He was asked about the reports about him being a QB/Owner for the Miami Dolphins and it wasn’t truthful. He chose his words ver...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘copy/paste’ as in no edits as in no fixes as in PR has sent a message and you just send it out to the masses as in Jack Del Rio the DC for the Commanders had to copy/paste his apology. What did he do? He had some comments on protests and the January 6th insurrection. One side he said was riots! The Capitol storming was a ‘dust-up’. Ron Rivera didn’t care. Some players didn’t care. But everyone else sure ...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘66’ as in 66 massage therapists as in a report came out yesterday that Deshaun Watson used 66 massage therapists in a 17-month window while with the Houston Texans. There have been 24 civil suits against Watson. More details allege that the Texans may have helped set up some of these meetings. The NFL better start doing real work now to figure out what is right. Deshaun Watson’s future in the NFL should ...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘54’ as in LIV as in fifty-four as in three days of golf is 54 holes as in LIV Golf is back in the news because Phil Mickelson has entered the arena. He’ll reportedly get $200M for this. By comparison: Tiger Woods has made $120M in his career. This is a LOT of money. Dustin Johnson will reportedly get $120M. Let’s hear what Phil had to say about going LIV Golf. Laughable stuff. (14:30) So You Wanna Talk t...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘Bruce!” as in Bruce Springsteen as in Coldplay as in last night I went to a concert and Bruce showed up! Couldn’t believe it! (14:35) Welp, Joe Girardi got fired. It happened. I thought the Phillies would wait until after the season, but it happened. The Phillies were a dumpster fire. There was too much money spent in payroll for the Phillies to be as bad as they are. Giardi was in his 3rd year with the ...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘request’ as in please show up as in are you going to come as in Roger Goodell and Dan Snyder were asked to come answer questions by the House Oversight Committee and guess what? Request denied! There is no chance they are coming without a subpoena. None! Will Juan Soto be traded? If you follow nothingpersonal.npds on TikTok you would have known the answer last week! It’s not happening. And now the Nation...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘LIV’ as in the nightclub in Miami as in partying the night away as in the LIV Golf that is fully-Saudi backed tour taking place. The list of golfers has been released and Dustin Johnson headlines it! You might remember that Mr DJ Gretzky said in February that he would not be joining this tour… but there he is. Let’s talk about this new golf tour and what the PGA must be thinking. (15:35) Deshaun Watson j...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘consistency’ as in it’s Memorial Day as in Gabe Kapler put a pause on his protest to come out for the National Anthem just for this holiday. But then he is going to go back inside for the anthem. Gabe Kapler released an emotional letter the days prior as to why he is choosing to stay in the clubhouse when the anthem plays. Kapler doesn’t like what’s going on in the country right now. (14:00) Tommy Pham s...

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Today’s word of the day is ‘action’ as in a call to action as in lights, camera, action as in what is everyone doing? Everyone said now is the time to take action. And then what? What is the action they took? The Yankees and Rays decided their action was to send tweets about gun violence yesterday instead of coverage of the game. Good. That’s a start. Now what? What is Brian Cashman doing? Aaron Judge? Giancarlo Stanton? What is th...

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An update on Wednesday’s show. We are still looking to hire a researcher for a part-time/one-off project we are working on. Please send your resume to nothingpersonalds@gmail.com if you are interested. 


Today’s word of the day is ‘void’ as in the Angels Stadium land deal has been voided because of the owning FBI investigation into corruption of the Anaheim city council. It is a major story involving the Mayor, the Angels, and no...

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