February Tribute: Afro-American Athletes: Heroes, Game Changers, Rule Makers and Rule Breakers

February 23, 2010
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

[Download MP3] [itunes] [Bookmark Episode]

Episode Description

Ida welcomes Black Historians, former athletes and sports professionals to the show to talk about the great contributions of people like Wilma Rudolph and Jessie Owens to Track and Field, Michael Jordan to Basketball, Tiger Woods and Lee Elders to Golf, Jackie Robinson and the Negro League to Baseball, Fritz Pollard and Paul L Robeson to Football. Special Guest Bill Waller, former sports agent and COO and Chief of Licensing for Lloyd Price Icon Food Brands will give a perspective on how to build your brand in sports, and Jacquetta Clayton (mother of NFL Great Mark Clayton) and Eleanor Starks (Mother of Max Starks of the Pittsburgh Steelers - Six time Super Bowl Champs) will give a statement about the impact of Afro-American Role Models in Sports.

The Sportsmavericks Show©

The Sportsmavericks Show©

Tues 5 PM PT on VoiceAmerica Sports Network

The Sportsmavericks Show redefines the elite athlete by bridging the gap between parents, athletes and the community. Host Ida Muorie, a.k.a. The Oprah of Sports brings to the VoiceAmerica Network original programming - balancing the pursuit of academic excellence and sports participation. The Sportsmavericks Show airs every Tuesday evening at 5 PM/PST, 8 PM/EST on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel. Listeners will be engaged in straightforward talk, spontaneous and unscripted by the experts. Ida and her guests will explore the challenges of success and failure in sports, and will help athletes and their parents navigate the transition from high school, college and then on to the pros. We put “fun” back into sports, and recognize role models in sports through our “Sportsmavericks All-Star Award” program. Tune in Tuesday evenings at 5 PM/PST with Ida Muorie and The Sportsmavericks Show, right here on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.

  • Snag
  • ecard
  • Bookmark and Share
Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie

Ida R. Muorie, JD is a sports advocate, author, college professor, renowned speaker, personal coach, financial strategist, international spokesperson, lawyer and the President and CEO of Sportsmavericks, Inc. Sportsmavericks is a Community Education and Sports Network company that offers services in life coaching, consulting, diversity training, publishing, community events and video conferencing workshops for sports professionals, student athletes and parents of athletes. In 2004, Muorie combined her experience in sports education with 20 years of financial experience, to launch the first sports talk show on The VoiceAmerica Network. She is also the host and producer of the audio series-- Laying The Foundation For Excellent: “Survival Guide IV Student Athletes,” the DVD, “Finding The (Sports) Woman In You,” and the author of “The Pro-Ready Impact Principles,” and “The Financial Playbook For Athletes.”

  • Snag
  • ecard
  • Bookmark and Share