Part Two: Reshaping Generation X in Sports and Recreation
May 25, 2010
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie
“Changing the playing field of life with Jackie Robinson’s Nine Impact Plays: Courage, Determination, Team Work, Persistence, Integrity, Citizenship, Justice, Commitment and Excellence.” Sportsmavericks Host, Ida Muorie will welcome special guests Nichol T. Whiteman, VP of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, and Cliff "Heath" Johnson, former designated hitter in Major League Baseball, who still holds the ML record for pinch hit home runs. Ms. Whitman manages the Los Angeles based Western Region Office of the Foundation. In addition Ms. Whiteman is responsible for designing and implementing creative straegies for nurturing exisiting relationship and identifyinging new constitutients for the Foundation. Ida and her guest panel will talked about the legacy of Jackie Robinson, and how he choose to live his life inspite of the odds against him. The guest will also talked about how Jackie Robinson is still impacting the lives of young players,coaches and adults after 63 years of breaking the color line in MLB.
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.
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.”