Wednesday, 07 September 2016 17:48

AUDIO World Champ Miocic Set For UFC 203

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As we get closer to UFC 203, the MMA world takes center stage in Cleveland, Ohio Saturday with a series of excellent matches.

UFC World Heavyweight Champion and Cleveland native Stipe Miocic joined the Brad Russell Show to talk about his title defense against Alistair Overeem.

 

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 17:38

AUDIO Petrak: Browns Ready For Eagles

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The NFL season will start off with a pair of #2 overall draft selections hitting the gridiron on Sunday in the City of Brotherly Love as the Eagles prepare to face the Cleveland Browns.

Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram joined the Brad Russell Show to talk about the matchup, Hue Jackson's debut as the Browns' coach, and what to expect from Robert Griffin III.

 

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 17:32

AUDIO Notre Dame Looking To Find Footing

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After their loss in overtime to the University of Texas,  Notre Dame is looking to bounce back against the University of Nevada this weekend in South Bend.

Mike Frank from Irish Sports Daily joined Sam Bourquin on Wednesday to talk about the Irish football team and what adjustments they need to make for the Wolf Pack.

 

For the full interview with Mike Frank, click here.

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 17:21

AUDIO STVM Off To Fast Start

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The STVM Football team is off to a 2-0 start and after winning a defensive struggle against Walsh Jesuit, the Irish will prepare to face Canada Prep in Week 3.

Irish head football coach Marcus Wattley joined the Sam Bourquin Show Wednesday to talk about his club heading into the matchup with Canada Prep, saying his offensive and defensive playmakers are stepping up and showing out.

 

For the full interview with Coach Wattley, click right here.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 17:40

AUDIO Steve King Talks Browns/Eagles

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Week 1 is finally here, and the Cleveland Browns under the direction of first-year head coach Hue Jackson will look to make some noise in the AFC North.

Steve King from BrownsDailyDose joined the Sam Bourquin Show Tuesday to talk about their Week 1 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles, who will have rookie quarterback Carson Wentz under center.

 

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 17:37

AUDIO Buckeyes Win Big, Look Ahead To Tulsa

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After a 77-10 demolition of Bowling Green to open the college football season, the Ohio State Buckeyes are looking to go 2-0 when the Golden Hurricane of Tulsa come rolling in Saturday.

Ari Wasserman from Cleveland.com joined the Sam Bourquin Show Tuesday to talk about the Bucks and the offensive onslaught brought by quarterback J.T. Barrett and company.

 

You can hear the game on 1590 WAKR at 3:30pm Saturday afternoon.

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 17:27

AUDIO Barberton Football Off To Quick Start

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After a 2-0 start to the season, the Barberton Magics are looking to beat their rival Cuyahoga Falls on the gridiron this Friday night to move to 3-0 on the young season.

Barberton head coach Tony Gotto spoke with our own Sam Bourquin on Tuesday to discuss the matchup.

 

Gotto says the team has been doing well defensively, keyed by players such as Cobie Booker and Keye Thompson, among others. The Black Tigers are 1-1 heading into their matchup with Barberton. You can catch the full interview with Tony Gotto below.

 

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 08:56

AUDIO: RubberDucks Owner Proud Of His Playoff Team

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The Akron RubberDucks have once again qualified for the playoffs, winning their division for the ninth time in franchise history.

Ken Babby, the owner of the RubberDucks, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about his club’s perseverance. Babby gives a lot of credit to manager Dave Wallace, who had to grind through the season as his best players were called up to a higher league. The Ducks’ owner was proud of how the team played, especially down the stretch, as they were victorious in 20 of their last 25 contests.

The RubberDucks are the top seed in the playoffs, and will take on the Altoona Curve this Wednesday for two games before returning home to Canal Park.

Friday, 02 September 2016 15:29

AUDIO Ellet And Tallmadge Prepare For Week 2 Clash

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Week 2 of the high school football season is underway and two neighboring communities will be squaring off on the gridiron. 

Ellet and Tallmadge will meet on the football field with 1-0 records and will be looking to start the season with two wins. 
 
Joe Yost of Ellet joined Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell as they were live from DeVitis Italian Market. 
 
 
Alan Vanderink, first year head coach of Tallmadge also joined in to talk about his club heading into the game.
 
The first-year head man of the Blue Devils says building a family atmosphere around the football program is one of the keys to success for his program.
 

Thursday, 01 September 2016 17:32

AUDIO: Jasen Sokol Show Heroin Forum

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The Jasen Sokol Show traveled to Summit County Public Health Wednesday for a forum on the heroin and opioid addiction problem in Greater Akron. The discussion ranged from treatment and recovery options to the new drug disposal pouches available at Acme Fresh Market locations to the stories of family members who lost loved ones to heroin. If you missed any of the interviews, hear them in the player below.

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