Gerry Rardin, former Walsh Jesuit football coach spoke with Sammy B Thursday to talk about one of his former players stepping into a big role during NFL Wild Card Weekend.

Former Warrior and Michigan State Spartan Connor Cook will be getting the start in the playoffs for the Oakland Raiders against the Houston Texans.
 
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Thursday, 05 January 2017 23:15

AUDIO Scotty D Picking NFL Playoffs

Scotty D from Vegas is back once again, picking against the spread in the NFL playoffs and offered his take on the National Championship Game for entertainment purposes only.

 

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Thursday, 05 January 2017 22:55

AUDIO Dana Balash: Penguins Primed For Title

Dana Balash, the sports director of WFMJ-TV in Youngstown, Ohio spoke with our own Sam Bourquin today to talk about the Penguins going to the FCS Championship in 2017.

They will play James Madison on Saturday.

 

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Tuesday, 03 January 2017 19:29

AUDIO OSU Looking For Answers After Drubbing

Rob Oller of the Columbus Dispatch spoke with Sammy B Tuesday to talk about the Buckeyes' season on the gridiron in 2016-17.
 
He also discussed head coach Urban Meyer not wasting any time to get things figured out after an embarassing 31-0 loss to Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl, hiring Kevin Wilson, the former Indiana head coach as an offensive coordinator.
 

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Browns beat reporter Steve Doerschuk from the Canton Repository spoke with our own Sam Bourquin Tuesday as the Browns focus on 2017.
 
He says coach Hue Jackson and the rest of the brain trust in Berea have to get things figured out quickly, especially at the quarterback position.

For the full interview, click here. 

 

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Friday, 23 December 2016 17:32

AUDIO Loede: Indians' Signing Huge For Club

Matt Loede of NEOSportsInsiders joined the Sam Bourquin Show on a "Feel Good Friday" to talk about the signing of former Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion to help bolster their lineup.
 
Encarnacion was a member of the Blue Jays when they were bested by the Tribe in the ALCS. For the full interview, click here.

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Thursday, 22 December 2016 17:08

AUDIO Scotty D Returns With Winning Selections

Scotty D in Vegas made his winning selections for entertainment purposes only on this Thursday before the holidays.

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Thursday, 22 December 2016 16:23

AUDIO Pete Smith Breaks Down Browns, Analytics

Pete Smith from Draft Breakdown and NFL Spin Zone discussed the Browns and their plans moving  forward with Sammy B Thursday afternoon.

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Thursday, 22 December 2016 16:07

AUDIO Ellet Hoops Undefeated, Looking Strong

Mark Fisher, head coach of the Ellet Orangemen spoke with Sam Thursday to talk about  his ballclub heading into the holidays.

The boys are 6-0 on the young season heading into the holiday tournaments.

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Wednesday, 21 December 2016 18:44

AUDIO Copley Surging At 5-0

Copley head coach Mark Dente discussed his team who is playing very well and sitting at 5-0 on the young season.

 

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Wednesday, 21 December 2016 18:25

AUDIO Steve White Talking Griffin Hoops

Buchtel head boys basketball coach Steve White joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about his team's play heading into the holidays.

The Griffs are 3-2 on the year and will face Stubenville coming up.

 

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Former Marshall Thundering Herd running back and current American Sports Network college football analyst Doug Chapman joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the current buzz surrounding notable college football players skipping their bowl game to prepare for the NFL Draft.

He says he has no problem with the decisions of Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffery, but understands the backlash from fans, the media, and others.

 

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Wednesday, 21 December 2016 17:58

AUDIO Irish Looking To Improve In 2016-17

Dru Joyce II, the head coach of the St. Vincent-St. Mary Fighting Irish boys' basketball team, spoke with Sam Bourquin to talk about his team as they wrapped up another LeBron James Classic with a win over Warren Harding.

 

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Former longtime voice of the San Diego Chargers Lee "Hacksaw" Hamilton joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk San Diego and Cleveland as they prepare to face off Christmas Eve.

 

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Monday, 19 December 2016 18:10

AUDIO Browns Still Winless, What's Next?

Steve Doerschuk from the Canton Repository spoke with Sam Bourquin Monday to offer his take on the Cleveland Browns loss to the Buffalo Bills and what's next for Hue Jackson as he prepares to face San Diego and try to get in the win column.

 

Steve King also spoke with Sam Bourquin to talk about his thoughts on the organization.

 

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Dan Pifer, the new head coach of the Walsh University football team joined the Sam Bourquin Show Monday to talk about his new job as the head man of the Cavaliers.

 

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Monday, 19 December 2016 17:41

AUDIO YSU Penguins Heading To Championship

Sports Director of WFMJ-TV in Youngstown Dana Balash joined the Sam Bourquin Show Monday to talk about the thrilling win over Eastern Washington to propel themselves to the FCS (Division I-AA) Championship in Fricso, Texas.

 

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Friday, 16 December 2016 17:29

AUDIO Revere Ready For Copley

The Revere Minutemen will be taking on the Copley Indians in a rivalry game that spans many years on the hardwood.

Revere head basketball coach Dean Rahas from Revere High School joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the matchup and his team's play so far this young season. 

For the full interview, click here. 

 

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After 30 years, the Eastern Michigan Eagles are back in the bowls as the head to the Bahamas to face Old Dominion, and a familiar name will be there suiting up for the Eagles of EMU next Friday.

Former Jackson Polar Bear, Canton native, and current EMU offensive lineman Darien Terrell joined the Sam Bourquin Show on a "Feel Good Friday" to talk about his journey with the Eastern Michigan Eagles and their trip to the Bahamas.

Terrell, a senior, wears #71.

 The game can be seen on ESPN December 23 at 1 p.m. 

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Thursday, 15 December 2016 18:30

AUDIO YSU Penguins Prepare For E. Washington

The Youngstown State Penguins will prepare to face Eastern Washington in the FCS (Division I-AA) playoffs this coming Saturday in the Pacific Northwest.

Sports Director of 21-WFMJ TV in Youngstown Dana Balash joined Sam Bourquin to discuss the matchup Thursday.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

 

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Thursday, 15 December 2016 18:10

AUDIO Copley Ready For Minutemen Friday

Coach Mark Dente of the Copley Indians talked with Sam Bourquin Thursday ahead of their game Friday with Revere.

 

The Indians are coming off a nice win over Alliance and are led by senior guard Austin Brenner, along with Jacob Williams and Brian Roberts.

For the full interview, click the link below.

 

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Thursday, 15 December 2016 17:59

AUDIO LeBron James Classic Returns For 3rd Year

STVM Athletic Director Willie McGee chatted with our own Sam Bourquin Thursday to talk about the 3rd annual LeBron James Classic basketball tournament going on this weekend at STVM High School.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

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Thursday, 15 December 2016 17:52

AUDIO Scotty D Picks Against Spread

Scotty D returned from Las Vegas to pick against the spread in college and pro football for entertainment purposes only this week before bowl games and Week 15 of the NFL season.

 

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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 18:23

AUDIO Big Doings At Pro Football Hall Of Fame

Exciting things are on the horizon for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.

Pete Fierle from the Hall joined Sam Bourquin Wednesday to talk about the new suites, the new amenities, and lounge areas going into the stadium.

This world-class venue will have something for everyone according to Pete, and the stadium will be opened for enshrinement week in 2017.

For the full interview with Pete, click here. 

 

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The schedule makers moved some things around and the OSU Buckeyes football team will open up the season and Big 10 play against Indiana on Thursday August 31.

Ben Axelrod from Landof10.com joined Sam Wednesday to talk about what this means for the Big 10, and if he thinks it's a bad move for the Big 10 Conference.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

 

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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 17:58

AUDIO Andre Knott Talking Hot Stove

STO/FSO In-game reporter for the Cleveland Indians Andre Knott joined the Sam Bourquin Show Wednesday to talk about any potential moves on the horizon for the Tribe.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

 

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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 17:52

AUDIO Kevin Kleps Discusses "Q" Improvements

The news has come out that there will be $140 million worth of improvements made to Quicken Loans Arena in 2017, and fans will get a world-class experience whether they come for a Cavs game or any other event.

Sports business reporter Kevin Kleps from Crain's joined Sam Bourquin Wednesday to talk about what the $140 million dollar price tag entails and what it means for the downtown area.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 18:00

AUDIO Zac Jackson Discusses NFL, Browns

Zac Jackson from ProFootballTalk.com spoke with Sam Bourquin Tuesday to discuss some of the NFL's best teams including the New England Patriots, who won a classic Monday Night Football game against the Baltimore Ravens.

He also discussed the rest of the AFC, including the winless Cleveland Browns, who have to get things settled on all levels before becoming competitive.

 

For the complete interview, click here.

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With so many college football teams changing coaches and hiring new ones, many teams across the nation are looking for a home run hire in order to get better.

Sporting News college football writer Bill Bender spoke with Sam Bourquin Tuesday to talk about some of the big name moves across the country including Lane Kiffin going to Florida Atlantic, Tom Herman heading to Texas, and Charlie Strong taking over at USF.

 

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After their win over UConn last Saturday in Columbus, the Ohio State men's basketball team will be prepared for a stiff challenge against UCLA this coming Saturday out in California.

Buckeyes radio network color analyst and former OSU and Canton McKinley guard Ron Stokes joined Sam Tuesday to talk about the Buckeyes solid start at 8-2.

 

For the full interview, click here. 

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 17:41

AUDIO Mary Kay Cabot Talking Browns, RGIII

As the winless Browns head up to Cleveland to face the Buffalo Bills, Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot joined Sam Bourquin Tuesday to discuss the Orange and Brown.

She also discussed the team playing a game in London against the Vikings in 2017, saying it's a positive for the team and the league to expand their brand across the pond.

 

For the full interview, click here

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 17:35

AUDIO Barberton Basketball Pushing For More

The Barberton Magics are doing well so far this basketball season, winning their last game against Northwestern in the final game of the Greynolds Classic at the Purple Palace.

Head coach of the Magics Jackie Greynolds Jr. joined Sam Bourquin Tuesday to give us an update on his team.

 

For the full interview, click here.

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The Cleveland Browns are 0-13 this season and with that futility, many people are giving up on the team and saying that they need to start from scratch...again.

Steve King from BrownsDailyDose.com spoke with Sam Bourquin Monday to talk about this season to forget, and what exactly lies ahead for the team.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

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The 12th annual Greynolds Classic boys' basketball tournament will be making its way to the Magic City of Barberton this Saturday and two of the participating schools' coaches spoke with Sam Bourquin about their respective teams Thursday afternoon.

Gene Schindewolf, head coach of Manchester High likes his team's fast start.

 

Manchester takes on Maumee Country day to open the tourney at 11am.

First-year head coach with the GlenOak Golden Eagles Matt Hackenberg talked as well about what he likes from his team and the matchup in the Greynolds against Hoban at 6 p.m.

 

For more information on the Greynolds Classic, click here. The tournament is in memory of beloved Barberton boys basketball coach Jack Greynolds, Sr., who won a state championship in Barberton in 1976. He passed away from a stroke in 2005.

Proceeds from the event go towards youth programs in Barberton and stroke awareness.

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Thursday, 08 December 2016 17:18

AUDIO Scotty D in Vegas Picking NFL Matchups

Scotty D in Vegas picked some NFL games against the spread in pro football this week, for entertainment purposes only.

Scotty joined Sam Bourquin for the Thursday edition of the Sam Bourquin Show.

 

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Tribe broacaster Jim Rosenhaus spoke with Sam Bourquin Tuesday to talk about the winter meetings and who the Indians might have their eye on.

 

For the full interview, click here.

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Head Coach Vince Kehres of the Mt. Union Purple Raiders joined the Sam Bourquin Show Tuesday to speak about the team taking on Mary Hardin-Baylor this weekend in the Division III playoffs in college football.

 

For the full interview, click below.

 

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Dana Balash, the sports director for WFMJ-TV in Youngstown, discussed the YSU Penguins and their upcoming playoff matchup with Wofford at Stambaugh Stadium this coming Saturday.

 

For the full interview, click here.

 

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Jeff Lindesmith, the head coach of the Canton Central Catholic Crusaders spoke with Sam Bourquin after they won the Division V state title vs Coldwater on Saturday.

 

For the full interview, click here.

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The Archbishop Hoban Knights won their second Division III title in a row as they defeated Trotwood-Madison on Saturday 30-0 down at the Horseshoe.

Hoban head coach Tim Tyrrell spoke with Sam Bourquin Monday after their impressive victory and what it meant for him and the Hoban community.

For the full interview, click here.

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 19:12

AUDIO Father Kaylor Discusses Crusader's Success

Canton Central Catholic is experiencing a great deal of success not only on the gridiron, but in the community as well, and with going to the state finals three years in a row, it's a great feeling on West Tusc.

Father Robert Kaylor, the President of Central Catholic, joined Sam Bourquin Wednesday to discuss the run by the Crusaders and coach Jeff Lindesmith.

 

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 18:55

AUDIO Mike DelMedico Discusses Hoban Playoff Run

Mike DelMedico, the Vice President of Advancement and Planning for Archbishop Hoban discussed the playoff run by the Knights in 2016, what it means to the Hoban community, and what it means for Coach Tim Tyrrell and the young men on the team.

 

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 18:48

AUDIO Zac Jackson Talks Browns, NFL

Zac Jackson from ProFootballTalk.com joined the Sam Bourquin Show Wednesday to talk about the Browns as they head into the bye week at 0-12.

 

Zac discussed the NFL as a whole, talking about the run of dominance by the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC and some of the contenders and pretenders in pro football.

For the full interview, click here. 

 

 

 

 

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016 14:48

AUDIO Perry Prepared For LaSalle Thursday

The Perry Panthers will be prepping to face the LaSalle Lancers based out of Cincinnati Thursday for the Division II State Championship.

Keith Wakefield, head coach of the Perry Panthers spoke with Aaron Coleman Wednesday ahead of tomorrow's game.

Kickoff is set for 7:30pm.

 

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Rick Noland, Cavaliers beat writer for the Medina Gazette, spoke with Sam Bourquin Tuesday to talk about the Wine and Gold as they head to face Milwaukee tonight.

 

Game time is set for 8pm with a 7:30pm pregame on 1590 WAKR.

For the full interview, click here.

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016 17:40

AUDIO Dambrot's Zips Rolling Thus Far

The University of Akron Zips are 5-1 this season thus far and heading into their matchup with Adrian tomorrow at the JAR, things are looking up for Keith Dambrot's team.

Coach Dambrot joined the Sam Bourquin Show Tuesday to discuss his team's performance thus far.

 

For the full interview, click here.

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Jeff Lindesmith, the head coach of the Canton Central Catholic Crusaders spoke with Sam Bourquin Wednesday ahead of their game against Coldwater in the Division V state championship in Columbus Saturday.

 

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Monday, 28 November 2016 16:34

AUDIO Hoban Prepares For State Championship

The Archbishop Hoban football team will be taking on Trotwood-Madision in the Division III state championship this Saturday December 3.

Head coach of the Knights Tim Tyrrell joined the Sam Bourquin Show Monday.

 

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Friday, 25 November 2016 15:50

AUDIO Jim Lachey Talks Buckeyes & Wolverines

Former Buckeye offensive lineman and Washington Redskin Jim Lachey joined Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell to talk "The Game" between OSU and Michigan.

 

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The  Thanks4Giving All Star Game will hit the field tomorrow at Stow High School.

Greg Shook, one of the committee members for the event joined the Sam Bourquin Show to talk about the game 

 The East roster will be coached by Kenmore's Kemp Boyd and the West roster will be coached by Coventry's Ed Egan. 

 For more information click right here. 

 

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