Wednesday, 20 September 2017 19:24

AUDIO Copley Gears Up For Barberton

Scott Chouinard the head coach of the Copley Indians joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their tough Suburban League battle with Barberton Friday.

 

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 19:07

AUDIO Hoban's Tyrrell Talking 'Holy War'

The Archbishop Hoban Knights are heading into Week 5 and their matchup with STVM in the 'Holy War' 

 

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 18:21

AUDIO Bret Treier Talking Akron Marathon Course

It's right around the corner, and with the forecast calling for some steamy weather, the Akron Marathon will be ready to roll on Saturday.

Akron Marathon Course Committee Co-Chairman and Board member Bret Treier joined Sam and Brad in studio to talk about this year's race including some of the changes coming to the course due to construction. 

"The thing we're most excited about this year is we're going back to Firestone Park," Treier said. "We had the race there traditionally, a couple years ago we did to not go down south to Firestone Park due to heavy construction on Brown and Main both."

 The race is in it's 15th year, and is sponsored by Akron Children's Hospital and FirstEnergy.

For more information on Saturday's race, click here. 

 

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017 16:03

AUDIO Vince Kehres Talking Purple Raider Football

Sam and Brad spoke with Mt. Union head football coach Vince Kehres to talk about the Mt. Union Purple Raiders as they prepare for Baldwin Wallace.

 

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Sam and Brad caught up with Mogadore head football coach Matt Adorni as they prepare to face Gilmour Academy on Friday night. 

 

The Wildcats are 4-0 on the young season. 

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Tuesday, 19 September 2017 17:14

AUDIO UA Looking to 'Play Ball' in 2020

After a two-year layoff, it looks University of Akron is ready to 'play ball' here in the near future.

The school is looking to restore the men's baseball team and add a women's lacrosse team for the 2019-20 academic year.

University President Matthew Wilson joined the Sam and Brad Show Tuesday afternoon to talk about the recommendation which will be presented to the Board of Trustees October 11.

 Akron disbanded the program after the 2015 season amid financial issues.

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Tuesday, 19 September 2017 16:23

AUDIO Doug Dieken Discusses Browns & Colts

Sam and Brad caught up with Doug Dieken of the Cleveland Browns Radio Network to talk some football on the Sam and Brad Show. 

 

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Tuesday, 19 September 2017 15:22

AUDIO Stow & Wadsworth Ready For Week 5 Battle

Mark Nori, the head coach of the Stow Bulldogs spoke with Sam and Brad on Tuesday to talk about their upcoming Suburban League matchup with the Wadsworth Grizzlies on Friday night.

 

Justin Todd, the head coach of the Wadsworth Grizzlies also joined the show to talk about the battle with Stow, saying it will be a true test for his team.

 

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Monday, 18 September 2017 18:27

AUDIO Tim May Talking Buckeyes, UNLV

Sam and Brad caught up with Ohio State Buckeyes beat writer Tim May from the Columbus Dispatch to talk about the 38-7 win over Army and their upcoming game with UNLV.

 

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Cleveland Indians outfielder Greg Allen, who was recently called up from AA Akron, joined the Sam and Brad Show on a "Feel Good Friday" to talk about his play and the Tribe's historic winning streak.

 

The Indians play the Kansas City Royals tonight at 7:10pm on 1590 WAKR. 

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Suburban League Commissioner Keith Walker spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about a great slate of Suburban League football games this Friday night.

 

Keith will be attending the Hudson-Brecksville game in Hudson tonight.

 

 

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Thursday, 14 September 2017 17:22

AUDIO Scotty D Returns With Pro & College Picks

Scotty D in Vegas joined the Sam and Brad Show to discuss his picks against the spread in college football and pro football for entertainment purposes only.

  

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Executive Producer and Director of "The Akron Holy War"  Anthony Fanelli spoke with Sam and Brad Thursday to talk about the premiere of the documentary on the high school football rivalry between the Knights and the Fighting Irish on the gridiron.

Fanelli, a 2002 Hoban graduate played in the rivalry and is currently living in California.

 

The documentary's premiere will take place at the Akron Civic Theatre on Sunday, September 17 at 7pm.

For more information, click here.   

The official trailer for the film can be seen below.

 

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Thursday, 14 September 2017 15:42

AUDIO Jim Donovan Discusses Browns & Ravens

Jim Donovan, the radio voice of the Cleveland Browns spoke with Sam and Brad Thursday ahead of the Ravens game on Sunday.

 

Kickoff is at 1pm on 97.5 WONE, Akron's home of the Cleveland Browns. 

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Wednesday, 13 September 2017 17:25

AUDIO Zac Jackson Talking Browns & Ravens

Zac Jackson, Browns writer for The Athletic spoke with Sam and Brad Wednesday to talk Browns as they prepare for the Ravens. 

 

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 18:36

AUDIO Tony Gotto Talking Magics Football

Tony Gotto head coach of the Barberton Magics football team discussed his team as they prepare for Week 4.

 

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 17:55

AUDIO Charles Davis Discusses Improving Browns

Charles Davis, NFL and college football analyst for Fox Sports joined the Sam and Brad Show Tuesday to discuss the Browns who showed some improvement in a number of areas in their loss to the Steelers.

 

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 17:12

AUDIO Jensen Lewis Discusses Tribe's Run

Jensen Lewis, former Tribe pitcher and and Sports Time Ohio and Fox Sports Ohio personality spoke with Sam and Brad Tuesday to talk about the surging Cleveland Indians.

 

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 15:29

AUDIO East Looking For Win Over Dover

Marques Hayes, the head coach of the East Dragons spoke with Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell ahead of their matchup Friday against the Dover Tornadoes.

 

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Monday, 11 September 2017 16:03

AUDIO Carter Hawkins Talks Streak, Indians

Indians assistant General Manager Carter Hawkins spoke with Sam and Brad Monday at Progressive Field to talk about the team's 18-game win streak.

 

The Tribe and the Detroit Tigers will be playing tonight at 7:10pm. First pitch on 1590 WAKR.

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Friday, 08 September 2017 15:54

AUDIO Jim Rosenhaus Talks Streaking Indians

The Cleveland Indians have won 15 straight games and they are looking to keep it going against the Baltimore Orioles this weekend.

Tribe Broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus spoke with Sam and Brad on a "Feel Good Friday" to talk about our Tribe and what's made the winning happen.

 

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Marcus Wattley head coach of STVM spoke with Sam and Brad about the physical matchup with Buchtel on Saturday.

 

Buchtel head coach Ricky Powers also joined to talk about the game and their win last week over Columbus Beechcroft.

 

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Tallmadge head football coach Alan Vanderink spoke with Sam and Brad heading into their Week 3 matchup against Coventry.

 

Both teams are 2-0 heading into their inter-conference game.  Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

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Thursday, 07 September 2017 17:16

AUDIO Scotty D Picks NFL & College Games

Scotty D in Vegas returned in his usual spot on Thursday to pick against the spread for pro and college football games for entertainment purposes only.

 

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Thursday, 07 September 2017 15:12

AUDIO Hudson & McKinley Ready For Week 3 Showdown

Two powers head into Week 3 undefeated as the McKinley Bulldogs and Hudson Explorers get ready to tangle at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Friday.

Hudson head football coach Jeff Gough spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about the Explorers as they prepare for the Bulldogs and their athleticism.

 

McKinley head coach Dan Reardon joined the show as well to talk about the game from their perspective.

 

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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 17:09

AUDIO Paul Keels Talking OSU/OU Matchup

Sam and Brad spoke with Paul Keels, the play-by-play voice of the Ohio State Buckeyes to talk about the upccoming game with the Oklahoma Sooners Saturday.

  

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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:52

AUDIO Coventry Looking For 3-0 Against Tallmadge

Head Coach of the Coventry Comets Ed Egan spoke with Sam and Brad Wednesday to talk about their Week 3 matchup against Tallmadge Friday.

 

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Thursday, 31 August 2017 16:38

AUDIO Scotty D in Vegas Returns For 2017

The Wise One from the desert has returned for his third year on the Sam and Brad Show airwaves picking against the spread for entertainment purposes only.

Scotty D in Vegas spoke with the guys to talk about some of college football's big games this Labor Day weekend.

 

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Thursday, 31 August 2017 15:45

AUDIO Wadsworth Grizzlies Ready For Wooster

Justin Todd, the head coach of the Wadsworth Grizzlies spoke with Sam and Brad Thursday to talk about their Week 2 matchup with the Wooster Generals Friday night. 

 

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Tuesday, 29 August 2017 18:13

AUDIO Steve King Discusses Browns, Haden

As we get closer to the NFL season, we caught up with Steve King from Browns Daily Dose to discuss the rumors surrounding Joe Haden and the Browns as they prepare for the Bears in the final preseason game. 

 

The Steelers are the Browns' Week 1 opponent Sept 10. 

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Kevin Kleps from Crain's Cleveland Business spoke with Sam and Brad Tuesday to talk about the mult-million dollar renovations at the Quicken Loans Arena being taken off the table.

 

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Thursday, 24 August 2017 15:50

AUDIO Sandy Alomar Talking Tribe, AL

Former Cleveland Indians catcher and current first base coach Sandy Alomar, Jr spoke with Sam Bourquin ahead of the Indians and Red Sox tonight at Progressive Field.

 

The Indians are leaders in the AL Central and will face the Red Sox at 7:10 tonight on 1590 WAKR.

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Fox 8 sportscaster John Telich spoke with Sam Bourquin on Wednesday to talk about the Kyrie Irving/Isaiah Thomas trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics. 

The two teams open up the NBA season at the Q October 17. 

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Our 2017 Camp Reports conclude with the Springfield Spartans and head coach Kevin Vaughn.

 

The Spartans were 5-5 in 2016 and they are looking towards their goals for this year, which include the playoffs.

Thanks to our friends at Northern Ohio Honda Dealers for sponsoring our Camp Reports and we look forward to going out to visit with these coaches next year in 2018!

 

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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 07:19

AUDIO 2017 Camp Reports: Norton Panthers

Our 2017 Camp Reports conclude with the Norton Panthers and head coach John Tanksley as he spoke with WAKR's Aaron Coleman.

 

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Tuesday, 22 August 2017 22:43

AUDIO Tim May Discusses Buckeye Camp

Ohio State Buckeyes beat writer Tim May from the Columbus Dispatch talked about the Ohio State Buckeyes as they get ready for Indiana on August 31.

 

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Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle Telegram and BrownsZone.com to talk Browns on the field as well as off, with the players kneeling in prayer before the Giants game.

 

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Jim France, longtime head coach of the Manchester Panthers spoke with Sam and Brad to preview the Panthers upcoming season. 

 

The Panthers open up the 2017 season against Chippewa after a 7-4 campaign in 2016.

 

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Tuesday, 22 August 2017 10:13

MULTIMEDIA 2017 Camp Reports CVCA Royals

Our 2017 Camp Reports continue with the CVCA Royals and head coach Dan Larlham. 

 

The Royals open up the 2017 season with Crestwood. 

 

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Monday, 21 August 2017 16:25

AUDIO Steve King Talking Browns Preseason

Steve King from BrownsDailyDose.com joined Sam Bourquin Monday to discuss the Browns as they prepare for their second preseason game against the New York Giants.

 

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Our two-a-days with Camp Reports continue today with the Archbishop Hoban Knights who are looking for another state title in Division III. 

Tim Tyrrell, the head coach of the Knights spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about the upcoming season.

 

The Knights will open up the season with St. Ignatius on Thursday.

 

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Our Camp Days at 1590 WAKR continue with the STVM Fighting Irish and head coach Marcus Wattley to preview the 2017 season. 

The Irish open up the season this Thursday with Tri-Valley. Camp previews are brought to you our friends at the Northern Ohio Honda Dealers. 

 

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Our 2017 Camp Days continue as we head to Tallmadge High School and check in with coach Alan Vanderink of the Blue Devils.

We also headed south to Coventry High School, where coach Ed Egan and the Comets are looking to make some improvements in 2017.

 

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We went "two-a-days" with our 2017 Camp Reports as we took a visit to Mogadore to catch up with Matt Adorni of the Wildcats to talk about their upcoming season.

 

We also made a visit to Hudson to check in with Jeff Gough of the Hudson Explorers to talk Hudson football in 2017.

 

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Aaron Coleman caught up with SB Nation's Bill Connelly to talk college football for the 2017 season.

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Wednesday, 16 August 2017 12:20

MULTIMEDIA 2017 Camp Reports: Cuyahoga Falls

Sam and Brad headed out to Cuyahoga Falls High School to speak with first-year head coach Shane Parker to talk Black Tiger football.

 

Parker spoke about instilling a culture of winning at Falls High and he says it all starts with accountability on and off the field.

 

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017 18:24

AUDIO Tommy Bowden Looks At CFB Landscape

Brad Russell spoke with former Clemson head football coach and current college football analyst Tommy Bowden to talk about the upcoming season in Division I college football.

 

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Sam and Brad caught up with Highland High School assistant coach Mike Nettling to preview the 2017 season. 

 

The Hornets return 31 seniors off of last year's 6-4 squad.  Our Camp reports are brought to you by the Northern Ohio Honda Dealers. 

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Bill Rabinowitz, Ohio State football beat writer discussed the upcoming Buckeye season with Brad Russell on Monday afternoon.

The season starts for OSU on Thursday August 31 against the Indiana Hoosiers at 8 p.m.

 Bill also discussed the backup QB battle behind incumbent starter J.T. Barrett. 

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Monday, 14 August 2017 14:22

AUDIO 2017 Camp Reports: Barberton Magics

For today's edition of Camp Days we head to the Magic city of Barberton as we speak with Tony Gotto ahead of the 2017 football season. 

 

The Magics made the playoffs in 2016 and Coach Gotto spoke about his expecations for the upcoming season. Our camp reports are brought to you by Northern Ohio Honda Dealers. 

 

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