Athletes That Give Back To The Community And Make A Difference

June 14, 2011
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

For Much that is Given, Much Is Expected." Ida Muorie will visit with three NFL Super Stars that will talked about their lives off the field, and about the charitable activities that are making a difference in their communities. Ida's special guest are Isaac Byrd that mastered both Baseball and Football in high school. college and the pros, and now takes on another challenge as an Author and a Motivation Speaker. "My new book " How To Think Like a Pro, Act Like a Pro & Play Like a Pro, outlines 8 principles that bridge that gap between professional & Amateur Athletes," says Isaac Byrd.. Isaac is also the facilitator of Motivation Seminars, and is the Owner of Elite Mental Training. Another Guest is Chris Canty of the New York Giants and The Chris Canty Foundation, that is sponsoring The Chris Canty Camp of Champions June 15-17, for boys ages 8-16, and a Champions Gala on June 17 to benefit the Foundations activities. Last but not least is Max Starks of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Max Starks Charitable Fund. Max is the sponsor of 2nd Annual Max Starks Celebrity Golf Tournament on June 17th and Reception of Champions; and also holding the 5th Annual Max Starks Youth Football Camp on June 18th, where all proceeds benefit Max's quest to build a Literacy Center in Orlando, Florida. Max also sponsors the Max Starks "Hometown" Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaways, where Max gives 200 Turkey Dinner to needy Pittsburgh families, and partners with UPMC Rehabilitation for the Annual Gridiron Computer Gaming with patients in recovery. Sports Philanthropy is not new, and many people do not recognized that athletes donate more than 200 million dollars a year to their favorite charity. Tonight we recognized three Sportsmavericks and Icons of Charity.

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.

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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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