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.
Sam and Brad caught up with Doug Dieken of the Cleveland Browns Radio Network to talk some football on the Sam and Brad Show.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Zac Jackson, Browns writer for The Athletic spoke with Sam and Brad Wednesday to talk Browns as they prepare for the Ravens.
Tony Gotto head coach of the Barberton Magics football team discussed his team as they prepare for Week 4.
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.
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.
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.