What lessons can coaches, athletes and sports parents learn from the Bible? Special Guest: Felicia Young - NFL Mom of Vincent Young and author of "Touchdown From Heaven"

October 25, 2011
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie

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Episode Description

From High School, College to the Professional ranks, World athletes looked to their religion to motivate and inspire them. But the question remains, was Jesus an athlete, and is he the epitome of a long distance runner in a Marathon with the Cross. Ida Muorie, Host of the Sportsmavericks Show will engage some special disciples to talked about Sports and its relationship to the Bible. Special Host, Pastor Dayna Muldoon, Co-Pastor, Evangelist, Singer, Songwriter and Prophetess will be asked "What linkage is their between Sports, Christain Faith and Modern Disciples on and off the field? Special Guest, Felicia Young, mother of Vince Young (Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback) and Author of "Touchdown From Heaven," will be be asked to discuss how Football signals and lessons from the Faithful and the Unfaithful can be seen in the sport.. Felicia in her new book, "Touchdown From Heaven," replay the lessons of her abusive past, and her God Blessed Future in Ministry for over 11 years. Long-time friend of the Sportsmavericks Show, Henry Lawrence, NFL 3-Time Super Bowl Champ and Future Hall of Famer will join the conversation with final tribute to Al Davis, his old NFL coach. Al was consider the David against Goliath in the NFLl. Al was the first to hire minority players from small minority schools, when the leagues owners were still racist. He is also credited with hiring the first Hispanic and Afro-American Coach, and puitting a women in charge of an NFl team..

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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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