OHSAA Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the state championships in High School football are staying in Canton in 2019.
Also, the state baseball championships are coming to Akron's Canal Park in 2019 as well.
Snodgrass said that the folks with Canal Park and the City were very gracious and blew them away with their presentation.
"We were blown away about how they wanted to make the experience good for the players coming to Akron," he said.
On the Tuesday edition of the Sam and Brad Show
The guys weighed in on the Cleveland Cavaliers and the NBA. Is it okay to tank? (22 seconds in)
They also weighed in on the NBA All Star Game and the interest level in the game and surrounding events. (11:24)
Kevin Mawae of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019 spoke about his induction into Canton. (22:42)
Akron native and IFBB Pro fitness competitor and fitness model Ashley Kaltwasser joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about competiing in the Arnold in March.
Kaltwasser attended Coventry High School and the University of Akron, where she competed in the indoor pentathalon.
She turned pro as a fitness and figure (bikini division) competitor in 2012.
On the Monday edition of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast the guys spoke about the Browns' signing of Kareem Hunt.
The fellas themselves spoke about the signing (20.1 seconds)
A couple of callers chimed in with their thoughts on the signing (12:55)
Scott Petrak from the Elyria Chronicle Telegram and BrownsZone.com spoke about his thoughts of the signing and John Dorsey's decision to roll the dice with Kareem. (15:44)
On the Friday edition of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast the guys spoke with:
The fellas themselves got into their thoughts on the NBA and tampering
Michael Buffer, sports announcer who will be inducted into the Arnold Sports HOF later this month
Bill Polian, Pro Football Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Alliance of American Football joined in to talk about the new league starting tomorrow.
and Matt Thomas from Parmalee, who will be playing at the Hard Rock Rocksino on Saturday
Jake Parsons, the new head coach of the Copley Indians is this week's G&G Fitness Coach of the Week.
He says Copley is one of the premier jobs in Summit County.
"They have great facilities, and great kids, it's a great area, and I'm just excited to be a part of it," he said.
Stay tuned for next week's Coach of the Week during the Sam and Brad Show!
On this Three Question Thursday edition of the Sam and Brad Show, two local callers take the Three Question Thursday Quiz (00:21, 06:59), Kent State head basketball coach Rob Senderoff (11:18) and Akron head basketball coach John Groce (23:32) dish on the first of two Wagon Wheel showdowns between the two rival schools, and Kurt Helin of NBCSports.com joins the guys to discuss the NBA Trade Deadline (32:20).
In this jam-packed Wednesday edition of the Sam and Brad Show, the guys caught up with ESPN's Hannah Storm, who is serving as the emcee of the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards (00:21). Indians General Manager MIke Chernoff talked about the Tribe's offseason with the guys (29:09), Coach Dru Joyce II spoke on the matchup between St. Vincent St. Mary and Hoban (45:02), and Jake Parsons talks becoming the new head football coach at Copley(1:00:39).
All this in addition to catching up with local football players who will be continuing their careers at the college level:
Tre Tucker (13:36), Gavin Krska (17:03), Zach Rankin (22:48), Tyris Dickerson (51:17), and Xavier Grey(1:07:45).
On the Tuesday edition of the Sam and Brad Show the fellas spoke with:
Chris Holtmann OSU Basketball Coach (18.9 seconds)
Terez Paylor Senior NFL Writer Yahoo Sports (11:55)
Jeremy Birmingham Lettermen Row talking OSU signing class (25:29)
Sam and Brad also spoke about the Alliance of American Football and who they are rooting for. (37:03)
On the Monday edition of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast, the fellas spoke with Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository who was at the Big Game down in Atlanta (around 20 seconds in) and former Kent State Athletic Director Laing Kennedy to talk about former KSU Golden Flash Julian Edelman winning MVP honors last night. (17:34).
Sam and Brad spoke with Coach Fred Thomas, the head coach at Malone University about the school's decision to drop the sport of football.
They also spoke with "Roger Dorn" aka Corbin Bernsen, who is tonight's keynote speaker at the Akron Rubberducks' annual "Hot Stove Banquet" at the Hilton Garden Inn
Our G&G Fitness Coach of the Week this week is Scott Callaghan of the Hoban Girls Basketball team.
Scott's team is undefeated at 17-0 and they have a lot of goals ahead of them.
"There's a lot of season ahead, we're very pleased with where we are right now, but we're excited for the stretch run and certainly tournament basketball," he said.
The team will play tonight against St. Joseph Academy.
On this Three Question Thursday edition of the Sam and Brad Show, WAKR's own Jasen Sokol joins the guys to wonder if they would be willing to spend a weekend in jail for a future Browns Super Bowl (00:20), Sam Amico from AmicoHoops.net talks about trade rumors surrounding Anthony Davis (04:34), and Kevin Simkins of NFL Films dishes about the Super Bowl and the Browns (16:42).