Tuesday, 06 June 2017 18:03

AUDIO Sam and Brad Wager of the Day

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Sam and Brad along with Justin got in on Tuesday's Wager of the Day! 


Sam and Brad spoke with former McKinley Bulldog and Ohio State point guard Ron Stokes Tuesday to talk about Thad Matta's decision to step down from Ohio State University.

Stokes serves as a color analyst on the Ohio State-IMG Sports Network.  He discussed how Thad ran his program at OSU in the right way and the next steps as far as how the university will find it's next head basketball coach.


The full interview can be heard here.


Tim Stried from the OHSAA spoke with Sam and Brad Tuesday to talk about the changes coming to the OHSAA in both playoff format and Divisions I-VII.


For the full interview, click here.


Monday, 05 June 2017 17:51

AUDIO Sam and Brad Wager of the Day

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Sam and Brad got in on the Wager of the Day on a Monday during the Sam and Brad Show! 


Monday, 05 June 2017 17:09

AUDIO Thad Matta Era Comes To Close

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After 13 seasons patrolling the sidelines in Columbus,  the Thad Matta era has come to an end at The Ohio State University.

Fighting back emotions during a Monday afternoon press conference, Thad thanked a litany of individuals who were instrumental in his success at OSU with the men's basketball program, but the most important catalysts during this run, where his players.

"Those are the guys that get the job done for me," Matta said. "And 'I'm grateful to them."

Matta leaves as Ohio State's all-time winningest basketball coach with 337 wins.

Matta expressed  that his time in Columbus was the greatest time of his coaching life, and when asked how he wanted his tenure with the Buckeyes to be remembered, it goes way beyond wins and losses.

"That to me is something I'm going to hang my hat on is that this program was run the right way," Matta said. 

Now that he has stepped down at Ohio State, Matta discussed his #1 goal moving forward is staying healthy.

Matta and Athletic Director Gene Smith said the two came to a mutual understanding that a change was needed in leadership of the men's basketball program.  Smith says the search for a successor will come immediately.

Ben Axelrod from Land of 10.com joined the Sam and Brad Show Monday afternoon to offer his take on Matta's decision.
For the full interview with Ben, click here.

Sam and Brad spoke with Tallmadge head coach Kenny Linn to talk about the school's baseball title in Division II.

It's the first state championship for the Blue Devils in 15 seasons and coach Linn discussed the key cogs in this year's special season.


Sam and Brad spoke with Jackson Polar Bears head baseball coach Bill Gamble about the team's state championship victory in Columbus this weekend over Strongsville.


Monday, 05 June 2017 16:01

AUDIO Hakem Dermish: Cavs Face Uphill Climb

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Sports reporter and anchor for News 5 Hakem Dermish spoke with Sam and Brad Monday to discuss the Cavaliers loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, 132-113.

The Cavs are down 0-2 and will head back to Cleveland for Game #3 on Wednesday. 


Friday, 02 June 2017 18:18

AUDIO Sam and Brad Wager of the Day

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Sam and Brad along with Justin got in on the Wager of the Day on a Feel Good Friday! 


Sam and Brad spoke with Tallmadge head baseball coach Kenny Linn to talk about their win over Maumee on Thursday in the state semifinals.

The Blue Devils will be playing Dayton Chaminade-Julienne tomorrow for the Division II state title.


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