Friday, 24 May 2019 15:20

Jasen Sokol Show Podcast 5.24.19

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On the Bonzai Friday edition of the Jasen Sokol Show Podcast:

Doug Tayek of Ohio AARP Age Friendly Communites (16.1 seconds) 
Cara Adams the Chief Engineer Bridgestone America racing tires on at Indy this weekend (9:02) 
Adam Liberman on the Akron RubberDucks weekend (18:01) 

Sam Bourquin spoke with Pro Football Hall of Famer "Broadway" Joe Namath to talk about his new book All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters. 

Namath, 75, talks about his life journey on and off the field, his struggles, and more. 

 (Photo courtesy of Little, Brown, & Company)

Namath was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985 after spending the majority of his career with the New York Jets.  

Thursday, 23 May 2019 17:18

Sam and Brad Show Podcast 5.23.19

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On the Three Question Thursday edition of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast:

Sandy Alomar Jr joined the show to talk about being an All Star Game ambassador for 2019 in Cleveland (20.9 seconds) 

Brian Anderson, former Tribe pitcher and current Tampa Bay Rays television broadcaster spoke about the series between the Tribe and the Rays.(10:36) 

WKYC's Jimmy Donovan, the radio voice of the Cleveland Browns spoke about emceeing the announcement at Public Square regarding the 2021 NFL Draft coming to Cleveland. He also talked about being a part of the WAKR Speaker Series June 19 at St. George's in Fairlawn. (25:38)


Wednesday, 22 May 2019 19:00

Sam and Brad Show Podcast 5.22.19

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On the Wednesday edtion of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast:

The fellas weighed in on Cleveland being the host city for the 2021 NFL Draft

Michael Lee of the Athletic joined in to talk NBA Playoffs 

One of the best television producers of our time Dick Ebersol joined the show to talk about being the recipient of the 2019 Pete Rozelle Radio and TV award during Enshrinement Week at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. 

Former Tribe and Oakland A's catcher and current A's broadcaster Ray Fosse joined Sam and Brad in Booth 6 at Progressive Field ahead of tonight's game. 

Fosse talked about the Indians and the revitalization of downtown when the Indians hit their peak in the 1990's 

"The beautiful thing about now that you see people come to a game and stay downtown," Fosse said. 

"It's a beautiful city and a growing city and I enjoyed my time here." 

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 16:06

Cavs' Beilein Set To "Drive The Culture"

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The Cavaliers have their coach in place and are ready to "drive the culture" back to winning basketball.

The Wine and Gold formally introduced John Beilein as the team's head coach to the media today at Cleveland Clinic Courts..

Beilein said this was an opportunity he couldn't pass up.

"I feel so good and I hated leaving a great place like the University of Michigan, it could only be for something special like this, we have something special right here in front of us," he said.

Beilein has coached for over 30 plus years in the collegiate ranks and 12 of those were most recently at the University of Michigan. 




Beilein was joined today by his family, grandchildren and also making statements today were Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and GM Koby Altman. 

Kevin Kleps, sports business reporter from CraIn's Cleveland Business joined the Sam and Brad Show as they were live from Progressive Field as they discussed the possibility of Cleveland hosting the NFL Draft in 2021.

The announcement will be made in Key Biscayne, Florida tomorrow.

"The Browns and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission feels pretty good about it (the possibility of the draft coming here)," he said. 

Monday, 20 May 2019 16:10

Sam and Brad Show Podcast 5.20.19

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On the Monday edition of the Sam and Brad Show:

Vince Cellini of the Golf Channel and Cavaliers in the Paint spoke about Brooks Koepka winning the PGA Championship and the hire of John Beilein as the next coach of the Cavaliers. (20.1 seconds)

Sam and Brad talked about where the NBA is currently with the Warriors' dominance (14:00) 

Jared Greenberg of NBATV and Sirius XM weighed in on the hire of John Beilein and where the Cavs are as an organization (20:35) 

Friday, 17 May 2019 17:25

Sam and Brad Show Podcast 5.17.19

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The Feel Good Friday edition of the Sam and and Brad Show Podcast:

WKYC's Bud Shaw joined the show to talk all things Cleveland Sports (20.3 seconds) 

Ed DeRosa broke down the Preakness Stakes this weekend. (15:51) 

Connie in Canal Fulton told her story about two holes in one on the golf course (28:34) 


Our G&G Fitness Coach of the Week is Rod Swartz, the head baseball coach of the Norton Panthers.

Their last game they won the PTC Metro over Coventry.

Swartz says that the "third season" is going well.

"We play Marlington in the districts Monday at 2pm down in Louisville," he says. "We have a deep and experienced team, and it's been a pleasure to be around."


Their record is currently 19-1 on the season. Stay tuned for next week's 1590 WAKR G&G Fitness Coach of the Week, 

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