Brad Russell and Ben Thomas got into the Feel Good Friday edition of the Sam and Brad Show:
ESPN's Buster Olney talked MLB and Indians (20 seconds in)
Brad and Ben talked about the morale amongst fans and players for the Cleveland Indians if they were to make a trade with one of their ace pitchers (14:47)
Ben Braun former NCAA College basketball coach chimed in on the NCAA Basketball Tournament. (17:18)
This week our 1590 WAKR G&G Fitness Coach of the Week is Dru Joyce II the longtime boy's basketball coach at STVM.
The STVM Fighting Irish will be playing in the state semifinals tonight.
Coach Dru said that he wasn't worried about the naysayers who said that they couldn't make it to Columbus again in Division I
"People in the basketball community, you hear it," Joyce said, "It's not about me, it's about the kids and they understand it's not about getting there ,it's about winning and that's the mindset."
Stay tuned for next week's G&G Fitness Coach of the Week!
Former Jackson Polar Bear and current Ohio State Buckeye Kyle Young caught up with the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the Buckeyes' upcoming run in the NCAA Tournament.
On this Wednesday edition of the Sam and Brad Show, the guys question if LeBron James will make it all four years in Los Angeles, as well as his value compared to Duke phenom Zion Williamson (00:21). Charles Davis of Fox Sports chats with the guys about the Browns and the NFL (20:04), and Clark Kellogg of CBS Sports gives his take on the upcoming NCAA Tournament (34:38).
On the Sam and Brad Show Podcast:
The guys got into the NCAA Tournament and some of the locations and seedings with the callers 20 seconds in
Paul Keels the voice of the Buckeyes spoke about their upcoming game against Iowa State (15:05)
Kyle Boone of CBS Sports broke down the brackets and the NCAA Tournament. (26:46)
For Monday on the Sam and Brad Show:
Dru Joyce II on the STVM Fighting Irish heading back to Columbus for a chance at another state title. (19 seconds)
On this Wednesday edition of the Sam and Brad Show, the guys discuss the Browns acquisition of star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and the hype for next season with WKYC's Bud Shaw (00:21) and Bleacher Report's Brent Sobleski (14:49). University of Akron basketball coach John Groce also stopped by to talk about the Zips' upcoming showdown with Buffalo in the MAC Tournament (27:40).
Sam and Brad discussed the Browns offseason and some of the rumors floating around with Browns beat writer Steve Doerschuk (30-40 seconds in)
They also talked about the signing of Breshad Perriman and took a call from Chris in Copley about their remaining needs. (around 13:13)
They also caught up with Jim Rosenhaus of the Cleveland Indians Radio Network to talk about the Tribe out in Goodyear, Arizona. (around 25 minutes in).
On this Monday edition of the Sam and Brad Show, the guys debate the NBA's greatest of all time with USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt (00:21), and Chip Patterson of the CBS Sports Network breaks down the college basketball landscape as we get closer to the NCAA Tournament (14:54).
This week our G&G Fitness Coach of the Week is none other than Fred Thomas, the former coach at Malone University. He is now a volunteer assistant at the University of Mount Union, helping with the offensive line.
Coach Thomas said it's been an interesting road to get to Alliance and coach alongside Vince Kehres, but he says he's been fortunate to land with such a prestigious program.
"It's been a blessing," Coach Thomas said. "The players have been great to me, the coaches have been great to me."
The Purple Raiders start spring football in a week and a half.
For the video of Coach Thomas in the studio, click here. https://www.facebook.com/1590WAKRAkron/videos/1007896886086642/
On this Wednesday edition of the Sam and Brad Show, the guys catch up with head basketball coaches Dru Joyce II (STVSM, 00:21) and Mark Fisher (Ellet, 06:40) as their two teams prepare to square off. Former NFL scout Matt Manocherian chats with the guys about some of the top prospects from the NFL Combine and what implications the combine has on this year's draft (13:01).
Sam and Brad's Monday edition of the Podcast:
They spoke with Bill Landis on the state of the OSU Basketball Buckeyes
Zac Jackson spoke with the guys to talk about all of the news surrounding the Browns and the NFL Combine
They also discussed their NFL Dream Booth for Monday Night Football after Jason Witten came out of retirement to rejoin the Dallas Cowboys.
This week's G&G Fitness Equipment Company Coach of the Week is Manchester Panthers Basketball Coach Gene Schindewolf (Interview courtesy of the Sam and Brad Show).