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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: www.youtube.com/@npds

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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: www.youtube.com/@npds

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Scottie Scheffler arrested outside PGA Championship!? Hal Steinbrenner wants Juan Soto to be a Yankee for life!? (Episode 1054)

5/17/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’exceptional circumstances’ as in Scottie Scheffler as in arrested as in PGA Championship. What!? (9:10) Is Juan Soto going to be a Yankee for life? That’s what Hal Steinbrenner said. Why would he say that!? Never say that! (21:00) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? What is going on with Steve Cohen and the Mets? Sellers? (32:45) Review: One Life. (37:20) It’s time to talk some hockey! Go Rangers Go! Brad Marchand for the Bruins said something that he definitely should not have! (44:00) Basketball talk! Were the Nuggets asleep for Game 6? (46:20) NPPOD. (51:00) We need to talk about MLS and Messi. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:51

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NFL Schedule: Get ready to see A LOT of Chiefs & Jets games! NFL on Netflix on Christmas! First glance at the Caitlin Clark Effect! (Episode 1053)

5/16/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’addicted’ as in my phone as in as in 3am chat room conversations with Apple. (4:50) Alright, time to get to the NFL. We had schedule releases, but first let’s chat about Harrison Butker again. The NFL commented on his thoughts. What was interesting about the schedule? Who runs primetime? Who isn’t part of these games? (14:30) NFL on Netflix on Christmas. Football all the time. Football! Football! Football! (18:50) NBA Playoff update! The Celtics are moving on! The Luka’s have taken a series lead over the Thunder! The Cavaliers season ended and 2 seconds later we had to hear about Mitchell and Bickerstaff’s futures… why!? (26:10) NPPOD. (32:40) Review: The Truman Show. (37:10) The Astros find themselves in poor light again. Ronel Blanco has been suspended for 10 games for sticky stuff. Here we go again! (44:20) The Caitlin Clark Effect is real. Record-setting debut. But will it impact the rest of the league? (50:30) Let’s talk about the Atlanta Braves. Do you like that they’re owned by a public company and not by a single person? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:49

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Nikola Jokic is too good! The Knicks are 1 win away! Caitlin Clark struggles in her WNBA debut! Are the Jaguars still moving to London? (Episode 1052)

5/15/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’prowl’ as in on the prowl as in Nuggets as in the Knicks as in playoff basketball. Nikola Jokic is incredible. He dominated the DPOY in Rudy Gobert. Rudy Gobert also had to pay a big fine for doing the money gesture at the refs! (12:00) Knicks fever! Get excited! One win away from a conference finals! (16:13) Caitlin Clark debuted in the WNBA. It was a shaky start for sure. 10 turnovers. Fever lost by 21 points. (21:00) NPPOD. (22:45) Are the Jaguars moving to London? Nope! Another new stadium deal! (34:00) Review: Last Stop in Yuma County. (36:33) Harrison Butker gave a commencement speech and boy was it a doozy. He said some things that could find himself in hot water with the Chiefs. (45:00) We have another Bally’s, Diamond Sports, RSN, and MLB update. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:42

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NFL schedule slowly trickles out; Get excited for more Tom Brady! Where will Bronny James go? MLB teams that will buy or sell! (Episode 1051)

5/14/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’greedy’ as in the NFL as in schedule release as in kickoff games as in networks as in Tom Brady as in Patrick Mahomes. The NFL continues to just win every offseason. It’s ridiculous! (11:05) LeBron James was wining it up at the Cavaliers playoff game last night. But it’s time to talk about Bronny James. Is he worth a draft pick? He was cleared medically by the NBA. (18:35) The Boston Celtics took a 3-1 series lead over the Cavaliers. No Donovan Mitchell, no matter. What about the Mavericks blowing a late home lead against the Thunder? Hit your free throws! (26:22) WNBA season is here. The Caitlin Clark era is here! (31:45) Review: Rather. (37:10) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? Someone asked me about which teams will be buyers and who will be sellers. This early!? (45:00) MLB is on Roku. What does this say about the health of MLB broadcast rights? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:36

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MLB Weekend in Review: Skenes debut, Senga health, Seth Lugo bargain! NBA Playoffs: Oakley not invited, why Murray wasn't suspended (Episode 1050)

5/13/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’debut’ as in first career start as in Paul Skenes as in the Pittsburgh Pirates as in top prospects. Skenes made his first start against the Cubs and it was insane. One of the worst pitching innings in baseball happened after Skenes was removed. (8:11) Kodai Senga injury update! (14:30) The Yankees are heating up. Aaron Judge is heating up. Panic down. (17:00) Seth Lugo is performing at an elite level for the Royals. Who saw that coming? (21:50) The Knicks lost both road games to the Pacers. The Pacers blew them out the water in Game 4. Woof! (28:20) The Denver Nuggets have tied up the series vs the Minnesota Timberwolves. Can not count them out! (36:13) Review: Love Lies Bleeding. (39:50) The Suns have hired Mike Budenholzer to a huge contract. Another giant contract given away by Mat Ishbia. Why is he doing this? (44:20) Did anyone know the NBA draft lottery was yesterday? Atlanta Hawks are the draft lottery winners! A 3% chance and they did it! Sorry Pistons fans… another year another stinker and another loss in the lottery! (50:30) NPPOD. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:44

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Suns owner Mat Ishbia strikes again as he fires Frank Vogel after ONE season! NFL on Netflix on Christmas! What happened to the Cardinals? (Episode 1049)

5/10/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’full support’ as in Frank Vogel as in Mat Ishbia as in the Phoenix Suns as in Kevin Durant as in Devin Booker. Vogel gets fired after one season. Signed a monster contract and that’s that. Booker and Durant keep cycling through coaches. What is happening? (12:30) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? Someone asked me about the Hornets hiring an ast. coach from the Celtics who are in the playoffs. (18:23) We have a Patrick Beverley update. (20:00) Netflix in on Christmas? Netflix in on the NFL? Oh boy… remember when they didn’t want live sports? (29:21) Review: Monkey Man (35:40) NPPOD. (38:50) The St. Louis Cardinals have lost their way. (46:40) Is it time to trade Mason Miller? Will the Athletics get the best deal now? What is the trade value of a closer? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:34

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Pirates calling up young phenom Paul Skenes! Ohtani former interpreter to plead guilty! Another day, another streaming bundle! (Episode 1048)

5/9/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’anticipation’ as in the Pittsburgh Pirates as in Paul Skenes. His time has come. He throws gas. He could be the next great. Why are the Pirates calling him up now? Why not wait? (11:20) Ippei Mizuhara will plead guilty to federal crimes. He used $17 million of Shohei Ohtani’s money to pay off gambling debts. What a wild case this has been. (19:30) The New York Knicks have done it again! 2-0 series lead. Playoff basketball. Jalen Brunson is a bad man! And Nikola Jokic has won his 3rd MVP. Wasn’t even close. (24:11) NPPOD. (31:46) Review: Inglorious Basterds. (36:00) It’s time to talk streaming bundles. Another day, another bundle. When will it end? (45:20) The WNBA is going to have chartered flights for players. It’s a new thing for them. Good for them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:49

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Is the Astros dynasty over? GM says team still too good to be sellers! Japanese rookie aces and MLB's warning on "draft dodging" (Episode 1047)

5/8/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’prophetic’ as in the Houston Astros as in dynasty as in Dana Brown as in when is it time to move on. The Astros have been bad this year. Pitching has been horrendous. Verlander is getting rocked. 11 games under .500. 0-5 vs the Yankees this season. Bu the GM says the team is too good to sell! (11:00) Shota Imanaga and Yoshinobu Yamamoto have found their grooves. Let’s talk about the contracts. Let’s talk about how good they have been. (18:12) MLB draft talk! The league sent memos to teams about draft dodging. Huh!? (32:20) We have 2 new tour dates! (35:40) Review: The Long Game. (38:05) NPPOD. (42:50) Commissioners met with the media to discuss what’s going on with gambling. In the fallout of Jontay Porter it’s all about integrity of the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:47

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Knicks win Game 1 with VERY QUESTIONABLE late calls by officials! Is Pat Riley done with Jimmy? Bally's CEO on Athletics! (Episode 1046)

5/7/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’preordained’ as in determined as in fate as in the Knicks won another thrilling finish against the Pacers in Game 1. The officiating was very questionable. The calls were very close. Some of them seemed like a joke. Is the NBA behind this? (9:20) The Timberwolves crushed the Nuggets. What a defensive effort. The reigning champs are down 2-0 now. Woof. (12:31) Pat Riley gave his end-of-season presser on the Heat. He had some things to say about Jimmy Butler. Will Butler get an extension? Will the Heat make big changes? (23:00) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? Someone asked me about Bally’s CEO on John Fisher’s attempt to relocate the Athletics. What did he have to say? (35:00) Review: The Idea of You. (40:00) Walker Buehler returned for the Dodgers yesterday after missing all of 2023. 2nd Tommy John surgery. Dodgers need him to be good, can he ever be great? (42:00) We have a new college football bowl game sponsor! (48:00) What is going on at college campuses? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:41

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Marlins start fire sale with trade of Luis Arráez! Lakers fire Darvin Ham! What a weekend of racing! (Episode 1045)

5/6/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’future’ as in the Miami Marlins as in the San Diego Padres as in Luis Arráez has been traded already. It’s only May! Why would the Marlins do this now? What does this mean for the team’s future? Why did the Padres make this move so soon? (15:40) The Lakers have fired Darvin Ham. Two seasons is all he got. Why did LeBron James do this? (19:55) Alek Manoah returned for the Blue Jays and he got rocked. Blue Jays manager said the team still believes in him. Should they? (22:50) Patrick Beverley apologized for his antics. (31:08) Review: Roast of Tom Brady. (36:00) Upset city in the Miami Grand Prix. Lando Norris wins the race. Max Verstappen finishes second. (44:00) NPPOD. (47:35) We’ve got lawsuit talk! We’re back to the Tampa Bay Rays and what’s going on with the limited partners there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:42

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Nothing Personal Tour Live: A Night in New York City with Pablo Torre (4/29/24)

5/4/2024
Nothing Personal Tour Part 1 wraps up live from New York City. I'm joined by my good friend Pablo Torre! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:33:12

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Knicks send 76ers home! Bucks eliminated and Pat Bev's likely suspension! ANOTHER Athletics & Vegas update (Episode 1044)

5/3/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’40’ as in 40 points as in Jalen Brunson as in 3-straight games with 40 points as in goodbye 76ers. The process is over. Joel Embiid’s season is done again. (8:15) The Bucks have been eliminated by the Pacers. The Pacers have done it to the Bucks all season. Patrick Beverly is going to get fined big. Doc Rivers was a waste. Giannis was hurt. And Dame wasn’t enough. (17:10) NPPOD. (19:26) Another update on the Athletics in Vegas! This time it comes from an earnings call with a Bally’s executive. What did he have to say? (31:42) Review: The Talented Mr. Ripley (36:45) What are the Yankees going to do with Aaron Judge? He has been ice cold this year so far. Will Aaron Boone move him in the lineup? (43:06) MLB on Roku? It could be happening. Sunday morning on Roku. And players hate it! But what does it mean for the health of broadcasting rights? (49:20) What is happening with the NCAA? How close are we to players being employees? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:38

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Sixers buy tickets to keep Knicks fans out of Philly!? Deion Sanders honeymoon phase is OVER at Colorado! (Episode 1043)

5/2/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’spooked’ as in scary hours as in the Knicks as in the Sixers as in playoff basketball! Sixers owners and old owners have purchased tickets to keep out Knicks fans! WHAT? How do you feel about this? (14:00) The Mavericks crushed the Clippers in Game 5. Where was Kawhi Leonard? (16:55) The Celtics gave the Heat a beatdown. Series over. Celtics move on. Is it time for the Heat to move on? (19:14) NPPOD. (20:35) It’s over for Deion Sanders and the Colorado honeymoon. The way he has handled adversity. The way he’s handled his critics. It’s a madhouse! (32:00) Review: Secret Life of Walter Mitty. (38:10) We should all be consultants. That’s the best grift. Sports consulting. (46:00) More stadiums and stadiums and stadiums. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:40

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MLB April in review: Biggest storylines, surprises, disappointments! Mike Trout is injured again! Just can't stay healthy (Episode 1042)

5/1/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’17.2-20.3’ as in the percentage of the season that has past in MLB so far. April is over. First month of the season already done. Let’s go over top storylines, biggest surprises, and biggest disappointments! (8:55) What have the biggest surprises of April been? (14:30) What have the biggest disappointments been? (22:05) Mike Trout is injured again. Always. This time it’s his knee. (32:30) Review: The Who’s Tommy. (35:00) Let me talk about my favorite author. (41:30) NBA playoff updates. The Knicks blew it. Wonderful! (45:30) NPPOD. (49:00) We need to talk about Dave & Busters. What is going on? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:40

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Lakers Decision Time: LeBron James' future, Darvin Ham's job; Huge moves happening with Paramount; Another Athletics update! (Episode 1041)

4/30/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’ham-mered’ as in Darvin Ham is likely gone as in LeBron James can’t beat the Nuggets as in what are the Lakers going to do. Why would they invest in 40-year old LeBron? Why would they draft Bronny James? (14:10) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? Someone asked me about Bob Bakish and what’s going on at Paramount. (21:30) It’s time to talk about the Athletics again. Always the A’s. (31:00) Review: An American Bombing. (35:30) NPPOD. (38:00) Yankees and Orioles are playing a 4-game series. Orioles took Game 1. How meaningful is it? (42:30) F1 is having some problems. A cease and desist letter was sent by them over Trump fundraising! (47:10) Tyson v. Paul has been sanctioned. Give me a break! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:33

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Why did the Falcons draft Penix and pay Kirk Cousin!? MLBPA BLASTS Nike over uniforms! Orioles send Holliday back down! (Episode 1040)

4/29/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’consensus loser’ as in mock drafts as real drafts as NFL draft as in Atlanta Falcons as in Kirk Cousins as in Michael Penix. What were the Falcons thinking? Let’s try and break down this selection of Penix Jr and why Atlanta would do this after giving Cousins $180 million. (12:00) David Tepper showed up to a Charlotte bar that had a sign that was critical of him outside it. Looks as if it was a friendly encounter, but was it necessary? (17:20) We have an update on the MLBPA fight against Nike’s uniforms. They blasted Nike over it. Not Fantatics! Wonder why… MLB did not comment. (24:35) Jackson Holliday was sent down to the Minors after 10 games. He hasn’t been good at the MLB level. (29:20) The Kansas City Chiefs & Royals are no longer working together on stadiums. Public voted against them. Now they’re against one another. (36:48) Review: Half Baked 2. (40:00) NPPOD. (43:00) The Phoenix Suns got swept in the first round. See ya. $260 million roster and they get nothing. Perfect. (47:20) Joel Embiid said he’s not calling out Philly fans but then called out Philly fans for all the Knicks fans that showed up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:40

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MAILBAG: NPDS Tour and more! Biggest sports business stories I'm following! Building a stadium!

4/26/2024
It’s another mailbag! Sorry still out of the country! Did you enjoy the NFL draft? Did your team get everything right? (2:11) Someone asked me about the NPDS Tour and how things are going. Thank you for asking. (14:40) Let’s talk about the biggest sports business stories that interest me moving forward. It’s it just the RSNs? (28:40) Why aren’t cities building stadiums for multiple team use? (34:40) Someone asked me if there was something I wish I paid more attention to while building Marlins Park. (40:30) Do the Olympics still matter? Paris games are coming up in under 100 days. The clock is ticking. The Dream Team is there! (47:40) Someone asked me about my love of movies and how it relates to my life. What else would I have done? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:51

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Chicago Bears announce $5 BILLION stadium project day before NFL Draft! What will Jerry Jones do with Cowboys? Blake Snell to IL! (Episode 1039)

4/25/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’rinse & repeat’ as in another stadium as in another press conference as in another handshake deal as in the Chicago Bears. Another big time announcement with renderings! (13:45) What are the Dallas Cowboys doing? Jerry Jones has decisions to make on all his top players. Micah Parsons the DE is up soon. Dak Prescott is up soon. CeeDee Lamb is up soon. Uh oh! (23:00) Quick side note on Deshaun Watson and his trip to Saudi Arabia. Are you kidding me? (28:30) Review: Milk. (32:50) Blake Snell is on the IL. Bad starts. Bad ERA. Now hurt. (42:30) NPPOD. (45:20) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? Someone asked me about the draft. How much goes into drafting or trading players when it comes to character vs talent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:42

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Ohtani and Betts red hot starts being held back by Dodgers pitching! Update on White Sox stadium plans; MAJOR FTC ANNOUNCEMENT! (Episode 1038)

4/24/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’expectations’ as in the Dodgers as in World Series as in Shohei Ohtani as in Mookie Betts as in Freddie Freeman as in 100 games as in slow start. The Dodgers were supposed to be juggernauts, but why have they not performed like it? Ohtani and Betts have. The bats are alive, but the record is mediocre. (10:25) Hey, White Sox fans… are you ready for a new ballpark? Are you excited? Worst record in baseball, but Reinsdorf still wants a stadium deal with public money! (21:30) We have an update on the NBA TV rights deals. ESPN and TNT will be able to match ANY offers the NBA gets. Linear, yes. Streaming, yes. Will this impact bids from NBC or Apple or Amazon? (35:03) Review: Kiss Me Kosher. (39:30) NPPOD. (43:30) We have a MAJOR announcement from the FTC. Noncompete clauses.. goodbye! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:38

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LeBron James and Joel Embiid call out refs! Aaron Boone gets ejected 5 pitches into a game! WHAT IS GOING ON!? (Episode 1037)

4/23/2024
Today’s word of the day is ’mental fortitude’ as in running as in the London Marathon as in tired as in sore. Yes, I ran the marathon. Yes, I am exhausted. Yes, I’d do it again. (5:20) The Denver Nuggets have taken a 2-0 series lead on the Los Angeles Lakers. Nikola Jokic is too much, too good. But, the big story was LeBron James calling out the referees. Oh boy. (17:22) Even more drama in the Knicks and Sixers game. The Knicks score 6 points in 14 seconds. Were there fouls? Were there timeouts? None were called! (24:20) Aaron Boone’s ejection was caught on live video with audio. Shocking stuff for fans. MLB has a problem. (37:23) Review: Ripley. (38:24) What’s going on at college campuses is pretty stark. Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pulled his funding from Columbia. (48:00) What’s the latest on the Athletics move to Vegas? Is it happening? Is it not happening? (51:20) NPPOD. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:37