It was a hot morning Saturday for the 15th running of the Akron Marathon, but four runners beat the heat and their competition to emerge victorious.
Marathon winners Blair Teal and Emma McCarron and half marathon winners Kevin Castille and Liz Weiler talked to Jasen after breaking the tape.
Jasen also talked to men's marathon runner up and Akron native Verrelle Wyatt, whose hometown pride was on display as he wore a "just a runner from Akron" t-shirt on the course and screamed "Akron!" as he crossed the finish line.
Scotty D in Vegas returned with his picks against the spread in college and pro football.,
The (under) dogs have it as far as college picks with NC State (+13) over Florida State, Purdue (+10 1/2) over Michigan, and UCLA ( +7 1/2) over Stanford.
In the NFL, a two-team 7 point teaser with Arizona (+10) and (Seattle (+10).
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Tony Gotto, head coach of the Barberton Magics joined the Sam and Brad Show to discuss the upcoming game with Copley tonight at 7 p.m.
STVM Head Coach Marcus Wattley spoke with Sam and Brad Thursday to talk about the 'Holy War' between themselves and the Knights of Archbishop Hoban.
Scott Chouinard the head coach of the Copley Indians joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about their tough Suburban League battle with Barberton Friday.
It's right around the corner, and with the forecast calling for some steamy weather, the Akron Marathon will be ready to roll on Saturday.
Akron Marathon Course Committee Co-Chairman and Board member Bret Treier joined Sam and Brad in studio to talk about this year's race including some of the changes coming to the course due to construction.
"The thing we're most excited about this year is we're going back to Firestone Park," Treier said. "We had the race there traditionally, a couple years ago we did to not go down south to Firestone Park due to heavy construction on Brown and Main both."
The race is in it's 15th year, and is sponsored by Akron Children's Hospital and FirstEnergy.
For more information on Saturday's race, click here.
Sam and Brad spoke with Mt. Union head football coach Vince Kehres to talk about the Mt. Union Purple Raiders as they prepare for Baldwin Wallace.
Sam and Brad caught up with Mogadore head football coach Matt Adorni as they prepare to face Gilmour Academy on Friday night.
The Wildcats are 4-0 on the young season.
Welcome to the 2017 Healthcare Career Fair!
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
10am - 2pm
Ohio Means Jobs
1040 E. Tallmadge Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44310
After a two-year layoff, it looks University of Akron is ready to 'play ball' here in the near future.
The school is looking to restore the men's baseball team and add a women's lacrosse team for the 2019-20 academic year.
University President Matthew Wilson joined the Sam and Brad Show Tuesday afternoon to talk about the recommendation which will be presented to the Board of Trustees October 11.
Akron disbanded the program after the 2015 season amid financial issues.