Reaction came fast Thursday to Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan's proposal to raise the city income tax from 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent. Akron City Council President Marilyn Keith (D-Ward 8), Budget Committe Chairman Mike Freeman (D-Ward 9), and Councilwoman Tara Mosley Samples (D-Ward 5) joined Jasen to give their thoughts on the plan and respond to concerns raised by the listeners.
Lang Whitaker from NBA.com and NBA TV spoke with Brad about the Cavaliers front office search and the upcoming NBA Draft tonight.
For the full interview, click here.
Pistons beat writer Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press spoke with Brad Russell on Thursday to talk about Chauncey Billups and a possible front-office role for him in Cleveland.
Billups played for the Pistons from 2002-08 and then from 2013-14. The rumors are flying after Cavs owner Dan Gilbert spoke with Chauncey after GM David Griffin and the team parted ways.
For the full interview click here.
President of the Gatorade Legue Malcolm Turner joined Brad Russell to talk about the rebranding of the league from the NBA D League to the "G League" and some of the new teams coming to the league as well.
The Canton Charge is in the G League and has been a competitive member since their inception.
Greg McNeil from Cover2 Resources hopes test strips that detect fentanyl in heroin will soon be as available as Narcan and needle exchanges.
Inspired by a similar program in New York City, McNeil is working with the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County to implement a pilot program in the Cleveland area. The strips, which cost around $1, only detect fentanyl but a similar strip to detect carfentanil is in the works.
McNeil joined Jasen to talk about the program.
Brad and Ben got into the Tuesday edition of the Wager of the Day! You can listen for the Wager of the Day around 5:20pm M-F on the Sam and Brad Show.
Brad caught up with Sam Amico of AmicoHoops.net to discuss the front office situation of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Akron Public Schools Athletic Director Joe Vassalotti spoke with Brad Russell Monday to shed some insight into the team colors and nickname for Kenmore/Garfield High School.
The school will be housed in a new location down the road, but for now the Kenmore/Garfield Golden Rams will be located on 13th Street SW in Akron.
For the full interview with Joe Vassalotti discussing some of the coaching changes in the APS, click here.
Former Indians pitcher and Sports Time Ohio Indians analyst Jensen Lewis spoke with Brad Russell on Monday to talk about the Tribe's sweep over the Minnesota Twins over the weekend.
The Indians will head to Camden Yards to face the Baltimore Orioles for the next four games.