Character over Talent: Will "Character" play a major role in the 2010 Draft selections?

April 20, 2010
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

One of the top Quarterbacks in NFL history, Ben Roethlisberger Suspension Is Looming on the eve of the 2010 NFL draft? For the first time Tim Tebow, a confessed Born Again Christain is in the draft. Will Tebow's "good boy" image and Roethlisberger's "bad boy" image dictate the NFL team's selections this year? Both are winning quarterbacks with different liability issues on and off the field. Ida will interview agents, sports psychologist, image consultants and fans to determine what their opinions. Ida Muorie's Special Guest Host will be Sports Psychologist Dr. Teresa Fletcher from North Georgia University, who is an author and advocate of sports and psychological counseling of athletes in college. Other guest include Career Sports Agent, Angelo Wright from Sport West Football that has managed careers of hundred of pro-athletes, and understand issues that they face in college and throughout their careers. Another guest is Coach Paul Knight, who is the President of the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame/Central Florida chapter and Billy Fleming, the promoter of the 2010 Gridiron College Foundation that have announced a 4 game series for high school athletes at Daytona Municipal Stadium on Friday August 27 -28, 2010. Coach Knight has worked at the N.A.T.S. 2008-2009 Footbal Combine for high school students , and have facilitated Nike Football Combine 2007-2009 for high school students at Disney Wide World of sports in Florida and Nike Football Camp in Miami, and has assisted in Under Armour Combine in Florida and he knows a little about the dynamic of student athletes. Coach has witnessed first hand conduct on and off the field, and is here to speak about it. Look for a listing of The Gridiron Challenge Foundation coming to your school looking for talent to compete during a high school 4-games series.Friday, August 27th to 28th at Daytona Municipal Stadium.

The Sportsmavericks Show©

The Sportsmavericks Show©

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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.

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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.”

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