"Live" with Franz Beard, famous sportswriter
July 17, 2012
Hosted by Ida R. Muorie
Sportsmavericks Show is visited by a famous Sportswriter Franz Beard to talked Sports and the Olympics which has over 33 Florida Gators in the London Games. Franz Beard started writing sports for the McComb (Mississippi) Enterprise-Journal in 1965 at age 13 and graduated to writing college sports. After moving back to his home town Gainesville, Florida in December 1967, he played varsity basketball at Gainesville High with Eddie McAshan, (the quarterback who broke the color barrier at Georgia Tech). Eddie was a two-time All-American in football and basketball at GHS and turned down a UCLA basketball scholarship to play football. Franz later coached the Gainesville, Florida AAU girls basketball team to a fourth place finish at the AAU nationals in Kansas City in 1981. Won two AAU state championships and had a125-26 coaching record. Taught high school English in Taiwan.
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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.”