Friday, 03 March 2017 14:26

AUDIO Joe Vassalotti Discusses Yost Legacy

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After 38 seasons as the head coach of the Ellet Orangemen football team, Joe Yost resigned from his position Friday morning.

Athletic Director of the Akron Public Schools, Joe Vassalotti joined the Sam and Brad Show on Friday to talk about his legacy for the Ellet community and how he impacted the lives of many young people.

Vassalotti coached against Yost during his own coaching journey.  He said when people think Ellet, and especially Ellet football, you think Joe Yost.

 

Yost won 234 games as the Ellet head football coach and accumulated many other accolades throughout his coaching career including multiple City Series Championships.

Vassalotti said Yost plans on taking some time to himself and still being active in the Ellet community.

Joe Yost could not be reached for comment.

The full interview can be heard here.

 

Veteran high school sports reporter Tim Rogers who covers a lot of the area teams for various outlets spoke with the Sam and Brad Show on Thursday to talk about the tournament and some of the teams making some noise in the early part of the tournament.

Tim talked about Copley's win over Barberton in the first round, some of the big games tomorrow, including Coventry/Kenmore and St. Vincent St. Mary, who will be taking on Field.

 

The full interview can be heard below.

 

Thursday, 02 March 2017 17:27

AUDIO Steve Palazzolo Talks NFL Combine

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Steve Palazzolo from Pro Football Focus joined the Sam and Brad Show Thursday to talk NFL Combine from Indianapolis.

 

For the full interview, click here.

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 20:42

AUDIO: Reps. Ryan, Joyce React To Trump Speech

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President Donald Trump struck a different, much softer tone as he laid out an outline of his policy agenda Tuesday night in a joint address to Congress. Reps. Tim Ryan (D-Niles) and Dave Joyce (R-Russell Twp.) joined Jasen to react to the speech and discuss how Trump's proposals will be viewed in Congress.

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 18:46

AUDIO Dr. Ajay Seth Talks Durant Knee Injury

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Dr. Ajay Seth from Spectrum Orthopedics to talk about the knee injury sustained by Kevin Durant, what that means for him and the Golden State Warriors moving forward, and a possible June date with our Cleveland Cavaliers.

 

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 09:26

AUDIO: Terry Francona Sits Down With Ray

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Since he’s been with the Indians, Terry Francona has seen nothing but success: two playoff appearances, two Manager of the Year awards, and four-straight winning seasons. As the 2017 season gets ramped up, he’s looking to extend all of those accolades.

Tito sat down with Ray Horner during Wahoo Week in Goodyear, Arizona, to not only talk about the current team, but also a little about him. Many years ago, Francona played with the Montreal Expos, and an injury to his knee paved the way for Tim “Rock” Raines to have a hall-of-fame career.

Horner and Francona also discussed other aspects of the game that have changed through expanded analytics, as well as the up-and-coming prospects in the organization, like Yandy Diaz.

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 16:50

AUDIO Charles Davis Talks NFL, Combine

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NFL Network and FOX Sports College Football Lead Analyst Charles Davis spoke with Sam and Brad Tuesday to talk about some of the latest news with the National Football League.

 

 For the full interview with Charles, click here.

 

 

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 16:24

Mogadore Wildcats Ready For Hillsdale

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Russ Swartz, the head boys' basketball coach of the Mogadore Wildcats, joined the Sam and Brad Show Tuesday to talk about his team's matchup with Hillsdale tonight.

The game starts at 7p.m.tonight in Mogadore.

 

High School sports reporter Michael Beaven spoke with Sam and Brad Monday to preview the high school boys' basketball tournament across all divisions.

Some of the notable teams in the area include St. Vincent-St.Mary, Jackson, Hoban, and Copley.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

Friday, 24 February 2017 17:46

AUDIO Know Your Prospect: Tre'Davious White

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The Know Your Prospect stories continue as we get closer to the NFL Draft.  One of those prospects is Tre'Davious White, the athletic cornerback out of LSU.

His high school coach in Shreveport, Louisiana, James Spencer Heard, who coached him at Green Oaks High School joined Sam and Brad Friday.

 

For stories on some of our other prospects, click here for Myles Garrett, and here for Deshaun Watson.