Thursday, 22 June 2017 16:12

AUDIO Could Billups Come To Cleveland?

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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.


Wednesday, 21 June 2017 18:44

AUDIO Sam and Wager of Day

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Justin and Ben got into the Wednesday edition of the Sam and Brad Wager of the Day. 


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. 

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 15:25

AUDIO: Fentanyl Test Strips Could Prevent ODs

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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.

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 20:22

AUDIO Sam and Brad Wager of the Day

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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.


Tuesday, 20 June 2017 19:35

AUDIO Sam Amico Discusses Griffin Departure

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Brad caught up with Sam Amico of to discuss the front office situation of the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 09:45

AUDIO: John Michael On Cavs GM Search

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Exactly one year after the Cleveland Cavaliers hoisted up the Larry O’Brien trophy, the Cleveland Cavaliers are on the lookout for a new general manager. David Griffin, the now-former GM of the Cavs, has parted ways with the organization, eleven days before his contract was to expire.

What is next? Who is next? Why did this happen? John Michael, the radio voice of the Cavs, answered some of those questions on the Ray Horner Morning Show. Michael admitted the timing of this parting of ways was a bit puzzling, since the NBA Draft and free agency are right around the corner. As far as a replacement, Michael believes a new GM could be named “sooner rather than later.”

Back to Griffin, Michael felt the former Cavs executive was a “player’s GM” who stressed team chemistry. Griffin helped transform the team in just three short years through the acquisitions of JR Smith, Iman Shumpert, Timofey Mozgov, and others. Michael also thought Griffin did a good job based on the little flexibility the team had.

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.


Monday, 19 June 2017 17:47

AUDIO Sam and Brad Wager Of The Day

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Brad and Justin got in on Monday's Wager of the Day! 


Monday, 19 June 2017 15:37

AUDIO Jensen Lewis Talks Surging Tribe

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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.


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