Friday, 20 July 2018 17:08

Tee It Up Friday Takes Us To Good Park

Sam and Brad caught up with course manager Dante D'Andrea to talk Good Park Golf Course for Tee it Up Friday.

 For more information on Good Park, click here.

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Friday, 20 July 2018 16:27

Andre Knott Likes Brad Hand Deal

Andre Knott, the Indians in-game reporter for Sports Time Ohio spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about the deal to aquire Brad Hand from the San Diego Padres.

He also discussed the possibility of adding another player to bolster the lineup.

 

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Sports Editor for the Canton Repository Joe Scalzo joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the Pro Hall of Fame upcoming weekend and Terrell Owens not being present for the festivities.

 

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FSO's Jimmy Hanlin previews the Open on the Sam and Brad Show with Aaron Coleman, Justin McKinney, and Ben Thomas.

 

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WWE Superstar Mandy Rose joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about performing at the SummerSlam HeatWave Tour July 14 in Canton.

 

You can catch Mandy and the rest of the WWE Superstars at the Canton Memorial Civic Center beginning at 7:30pm.

 

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Connor Marabell of the Akron Rubberducks joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about competing in the Home Run Derby ahead of the Eastern League All Star Game in New Jersey.

 

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College football insider Phil Steele joined the Sam and Brad Show on Thursday to talk about his college football preview magazine for 2018.

He discussed the Ohio State Buckeyes, as well as the rest of the Big 10 and MAC, among other teams. 

 

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Thursday, 05 July 2018 15:00

Stipe Miocic Gets Ready for UFC 226

"The Baddest Man on the Planet" Stipe Miocic joined the Sam and Brad Show  Thursday ahead of UFC 226 to talk about his upcoming fight against Daniel Cormier, where he looks to defend his UFC heavyweight title.

 

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Fox 8 Sports anchor John Telich joined the Sam and Brad Show Monday to talk about the legacy of LeBron James and the upcoming future for both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

James agreed to a four-year deal with the Lakers Sunday evening. 

 

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The University of Akron has a new women's basketball coach.

Melissa Jackson was officially named the head coach this week,taking over for the all-time winningest coach in Zips history, Jodi Kest.

Jackson joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the new gig and how she plans on putting her stamp on the program. 

 

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Thursday, 28 June 2018 16:04

Tom Withers Discusses Cavs, Free Agency

Tom Withers of the Associated Press joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the Cavaliers, LeBron's possible destination, and more on a Thursday afternoon. 

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Wednesday, 27 June 2018 17:16

Steve Doerschuk On Browns Heading Into Camp

Browns beat reporter Steve Doerschuk discussed the Browns and what stands out for them as far as pivotal players in 2018. 

 Steve caught up with Brad and Justin on the Sam and Brad Show Wednesday. 

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Dr. Sam Maniar from the Center for Peak Performance in Hudson joined Brad and Justin to talk about how athletes cope with mental health issues.

 

Dr, Maniar is the Sport Psychologist for the Akron Zips and the Spire Institute.  He served as the Sport Psychologist for the Cleveland Browns from 2014-2016. For more information on the Center for Peak Performance, click here.

 

 

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Wadsworth High School wrestling coach Clay Wegner spoke with Brad and Justin shortly after the board announced the decision.

The 25-year-old Wegner takes over from longtime head coach John Gramuglia, who coached Wegner in HS. 

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Jim Rosenhaus of the Cleveland Indians Radio Network joined Brad Russell and Justin McKinney about the Tribe, who are on a 7-game winning streak heading into their road trip.

 

The Indians travel to St. Louis to take on the Cardinals tonight in game 1 of a three-game series. First pitch set for 8:10pm on 1590 WAKR. 

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Friday, 22 June 2018 17:49

ESPN's Bobby Marks Assesses NBA Draft

Former Brooklyn Nets GM and ESPN Front Office Insider Bobby Marks joined the Sam and Brad Show to recap Thursday's NBA Draft.

 

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Friday, 22 June 2018 17:49

ESPN's Bobby Marks Assesses NBA Draft

Former Brooklyn Nets GM and ESPN Front Office Insider Bobby Marks joined the Sam and Brad Show to recap Thursday's NBA Draft.

 

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Friday, 22 June 2018 16:45

Tee It Up Friday Takes Us To Rawiga

Tee it Up Friday takes us to Rawiga Golf and Swim Club in Seville to talk a little golf with Bill Colianni, the Head Golf Professional.

 

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Fox Sports Ohio's Fred McLeod spoke with Brad Russell and Justin McKinney about the drafting of Collin Sexton at #8 for the NBA Draft.

 The Cavs are excited about their new prospect and look forward to seeing what he can do on the court.

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Thursday, 21 June 2018 17:28

Dan Dakich Discusses NBA Draft, Cavs

NCAA college basketball analyst for ESPN and host at 1070 The Fan in Indianapolis Dan Dakich spoke with Sam and Brad to talk NBA Draft this afternoon.

 

Coverage begins for the NBA draft  tonight at 7 p.m and the Cavaliers have the #8 pick obtained in the Kyrie Irving trade. 

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Cleveland Plain Dealer sports columnist Terry Pluto reflected on his memories of the 2016 NBA championship won by the Cleveland Cavaliers 

He also talked about some of our favorite sports teams and the latest with them.

 

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Browns beat reporter Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository discussed the team's recent veteran minicamp and Tyrod Taylor establishing himself as a leader. 

 

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Friday, 15 June 2018 16:57

Tee it Up Friday Takes Us To Loyal Oak

Dan Sutter of Loyal Oak Golf Course in Norton joined us for Tee it Up Friday to talk about some of the course amenites and what people can expect. 

 

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Cavaliers and NBA insider Jason Lloyd of The Athletic discussed the Cavaliers' season and the possible free agency destination of LeBron James this summer.

 

 

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Fomer 12-year NBA point guard and Cleveland Cavaliers 1st round pick Brevin Knight spoke with Sam and Brad to give his thoughts on the NBA Finals and Game #3.

 

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NBA insider Sam Amico from Amico Hoops.net spoke with Sam and Brad after Wednesday's Game #3 loss.

 Game #4 is set for Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.

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FS1 NBA reporter Chris Broussard spoke with Sam and Brad ahead of Game #3 of the NBA Finals here at Quicken Loans Arena.

Golden State holds a 2-0 lead over the Cavaliers in this series.

 

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Tuesday, 05 June 2018 16:32

Scott Petrak Wraps Up Browns' OTA's

Scott Petrak, Browns beat writer wrapped up Browns OTA's with Sam and Brad Tuesday.

 

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Forner NBA referee and author of the book Personal Foul Tim Donahgy spoke with Sam and Brad about the officiating during last night's NBA Finals  Game #1 between the Cavaliers and Warriors.

 

 

Check out Tim on refpicks.com 

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Vince Cellini of Cavaliers in the Paint for Fox Sports Ohio discussed the wild finish to last night's NBA Finals Game #1 in Oakland.

 

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NBA writer and insider Sam Amico joined Sam Bourquin and Brad Russell to talk about the NBA Finals Game #1 tonight between the Cavaliers and Warriors.

Amico says the Cavaliers have a chance because you can never know what can happen in a seven-game series.

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Thursday, 31 May 2018 16:08

Tallmadge Seeking Another State Title

Sam and Brad caught up with Tallmadge baseball coach Kenny Linn to talk about his team making another run to the State Final Four in Columbus.

 

The Semifinal matchup is set for Friday at 7pm against Dayton Chaminade-Julienne. 

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The Highland High School Baseball team is heading down to Columbus to compete for a chance to win a State Title.

Head baseball coach Jay Grissom joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about his team's run in the tournament. 

 

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They're back at it again for the fourth consecutive year.

The Golden State Warriors will be facing off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.

Tom Withers of the Associated Press talked about the perspective from the home side of things, as LeBron and the guys defeated Boston in Game #7 Sunday with Sam and Brad. 

 

On the other side, Ryan Leong of the Associated Press caught up with the guys to talk about things from the Warriors perspective. They defeated Houston in 7games on Monday.

 

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Samand Brad headed out to Las Vegas to catch up with Ken Thomson of Sports X Radio in Sin City to talk about the legalities of sports betting in parts of the U.S and what it could mean for Ohio potentially.

 

 

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Sam and Brad caught up with Brookledge Golf Club General Manager Scott Nickol to talk about his course for Tee It Up Friday.

 

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Former Tallmadge head boys basketball coach Michael Bluey spoke with the Sam and Brad Show to talk about his new venture, coaching the boys basketball team at North Canton Hoover.

Bluey served as an an assistant at Jackson High School before becoming the head coach at Tallmadge. 

 "Opportunities like Hoover don't come around very often," Bluey said. 

 "It's a diamond in the rough,and I'm certainly excited to get started."

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Former Marshall Thundering Herd and NFL Quarterback Chad Pennington spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about the advice he's given to Browns QB Baker Mayfield.

Chad spoke about the jump from college to the pros and that they have to be patient with themselves.

 

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The City Series boys' baseball championship is set for 5pm at the University of Akron. 

Ellet head baseball coach John Sarver joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about his ballclub.

 

 Firestone is ready for the matchup as well. Coach Jeff Sloan also joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about his team as well.

 

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Jackson head baseball coach Bill Gamble joined the Sam and Brad Show Tuesday to talk about the district final matchup between the Polar Bears and the Massillon Tigers at Thurman Munson Stadium this afternoon.

Game time is set for  5 p.m.

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The second edition of Tee it Up Friday takes us to Chenoweth Golf Course as we speak with owner Brian Todd.

Todd says they take great pride in making sure the greens are well taken care of for people to play a challenging, yet fun course.

Chenoweth is located right off Arlington Road, just of I-77.

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Longtime sports columnist for the Boston Globe Dan Shaughnessy spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about the upcoming series between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers.

 

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The Tallmadge Blue Devils and coach Kenny Linn have captured another Division II sectional title after an 11-0 defeat of Canton South.

Coch Linn joined the Sam and Brad Show Thursday afternoon.

 

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This week the 1590 WAKR Coaches Spotlight shines on Officer Howard Vaughn, the head coach of the Buchtel Griffins' baseball team. 

 Coach Vaughn discussed how he is bringing baseball to the youngsters and helping young people.

"I started in coaching six years ago and I saw a dying Buchtel baseball program, and I wanted to get it back started," he said. 

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The Canton McKinley boys' basketball program has a new head coach. 

Andy Vlajkovich, who came over from Warren, will now be taking over the Pups. He spoke with Sam and Brad on Tuesday. 

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Newly named Executive Director of the Ohio High School Athletic Association spoke with Sam and Brad to talk about his position and what he plans on doing once Dr. Dan Ross steps away later in the year.

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Tuesday, 08 May 2018 16:48

Fred McLeod Talks Cavaliers' Sweep

Cleveland Cavaliers TV play-by-play man for FOX Sports Ohio Fred McLeod joined the Sam and Brad Show to talk about the Cavaliers'  sweep over the Toronto Raptors last night at the Q.

The Wine and Gold await their opponent for the Eastern Conference Finals, either the Boston Celtics or Philadelphia 76ers.

 

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The first edition of Tee it Up Friday during golf season takes us to the Lyon's Den in Canal Fulton!

Sam and Brad caught up with Andy Lyons to talk about the course, the amenities, and what to expect when you enter the Lyon's Den. 

"We're a very family oriented golf course," Andy explained. "It is 5300 yards with plenty of hills and water."

 

For more information on the Lyon's Den, click the highlighted link. 

 

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Sam Amico of Amico Hoops discussed last night's win from the Cavaliers over the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

 

Game #2 is tomorrow in Canada. Join time is 5:30 and tip-off at 6 on 1590 WAKR. 

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The Voice of the Browns Jim Donovan caught up with Sam and Brad today to talk about the 2018 draft class for John Dorsey, Hue Jackson and company.

 

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