Sports Columnist Jim Ingraham of the Elyria Chronicle Telegram and the Medina Gazette spoke with Brad Russell on Friday to talk about the Indians, who have now won eight in row.
Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository discussed the opening of Browns training camp in Berea starting today.
The Kent State University Golden Flashes are looking to improve in 2017 playing a tough brand of football.
Kent State head coach Paul Haynes commended his team for their work ethic heading into fall camp.
"The guys had a great summer, very positive attitudes and worked hard getting ready for fall camp," Haynes said.
The team opens the 2017 against the defending national champion Clemson Tigers.
Coach Haynes discussed his quarterback Nick Holley who was moved from wide receiver and the toughness he brings to the Flashes.
"There's an article I read from one of those quarterback guru guys that said that the quarterback has to be the toughest guy on the team, and that's why we moved him is because of just that, he's one of the toughest guys on the team."
Holley led the team in passing yards and rushing yards during the 2016 season.
Kent State's non-conference schedule includes not only Clemson, but Howard, Marshall, and Louisville.
Brad and Justin got in on the Wednesday Wager of the Day on 1590 WAKR!
You can catch it every Monday-Friday at 5:20pm on 1590 WAKR during the Sam and Brad Show
The Cavaliers' offeseason has been anything but dull, and new General Manager Koby Altman addressed some of the pressing matters in Cleveland inlcuding Kyrie Irving's trade demands.
Altman was formally introduced at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon at Cleveland Clinic Courts. He has been with the Cleveland Cavaliers front office for the past five years, most recently as the Assistant GM.
Cavaliers' majority owner Dan Gilbert said he feels very confident in Koby's ability to take over in his new role.
"Koby's a special guy," Gilbert explained. "He knows basketball and he's a relationship guy, he's both book smart and street smart."
Altman takes over for the departed David Griffin, who served as the GM in Cleveland since the 2014-15 season.
Koby says despite reports of unrest within the organization, between players, etc, things are fine in Cleveland.
"This thing is not broken, we are a very successful organization, and we're going to continue to drive for that success," he said.
Defensively, linebacker Ulysees Gilbert will be expected to bring leadership on the field this upcoming season for the Zips.
Zips running back Warren Ball also discussed his excitement to get things going this football season. A transfer from Ohio State, Ball said his journey to Akron has been one with challenges, but he relishes his leadership role with the team.
"I just want to make those around me better and help this team win," Ball said.
The Zips finished 5-7 overall and 3-5 in MAC play in 2016.
Cleveland Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot from Cleveland.com joined Brad Russell to discuss the opening of Browns training camp later in the week.
Brad Russell spoke with Sam Amico from Amico Hoops and Fox Sports Ohio to talk about the latest with Kyrie Irving and what direction the Cavs will go in as far as his possible replacement at point guard.
Sam and Brad along with Justin McKinney got in on the Friday edition of the Wager of the Day.
You can hear it every Monday-Friday around 5:20pm on the Sam and Brad Show on 1590 WAKR.
Brian Dulik from the Medina Gazette spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about Kyrie Irving asking the Cleveland Cavaliers for a trade.
Indians Third Base/infielders coach Mike Sarbaugh spoke with Sam and Brad on a Feel Good Friday to talk about the Indians as they prepare to face the Toronto Blue Jays this weekend at Progressive Field.