Looks Can Be Deceiving

September 25, 2014
Hosted by Nick Ferguson

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Episode Description

The unwanted labels and stipulations that many in society cast out like a fishing net perpetuate stereotypes can pigeon-hole individuals and discourage them from reaching their full potential. Elvis Stojko, three time World Champ and 2 time Olympic Skating Silver Medalist, joins the program to discuss how he's overcome stereotypes related to his sport. Elvis talks about his recent discovery of the fountain of youth and how it's never too late to embrace new challenges in life. We discuss horse racing, sports wagers and The New York Jets with Councilman Joseph Irace from Oceanport, NJ. As we travel beyond his political interests we will find out his thoughts on handling Gang Green's personnel deficiencies. Every stone will be turned over as we recap the most interesting stories of the week, so hold on to your lunch because it's going to be a bumpy ride

Nick Ferguson’s Secondary Perspective

Nick Ferguson’s Secondary Perspective

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Our show will cater to both avid fans and newbies by providing insightful storytelling based on personal experiences, game break downs and what really happens when the bright lights and crowds are all gone. Today’s fans are searching for expert commentary that’s objective, entertaining, witty, truthful and real. In today’s world, you won’t be able to please everyone, but honesty continues to be an undeniable attribute we can all agree upon. The ability to drive water cooler debates, leave audiences hanging on your every word and using insight to generate outside conversations, is what I plan to accomplish. The show will have guests from all walks of life giving their opinions and expertise on breaking news and top headlines. This is sure to be a show that you will want to tune in to see what happens next.

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Nick Ferguson

Nick Ferguson

Growing up in the inner city of Miami has presented me with many obstacles to overcome. No matter how bleak things might have looked or what odds might have been stacked against me, I never stop fighting for what I want. I went from a college walk-on at Morris Brown College to a scholarship student-athlete at Georgia Tech. It was imperative for me to display my athletic abilities on a larger platform. This mindset has pushed me to chase my dream over 3 continents by way of the CFL, NFL Europe and finally the NFL. I took that same approach to my education when I gave up a $50,000 work-out bonus to return to Georgia Tech and earn my undergraduate degree in Business. I was presented with an award from the NFL because of my scholastic achievements. As an undrafted player in the NFL I’ve seen my fair share of highs and lows in my 10 year career. The knowledge gained on and off the field has led to my continued work as a Sports Analyst. I can recreate the passion I had on the field as an analyst to help undrafted players find success in the NFL. Maintaining the proper attitude with perseverance has allowed me to continue my pursuit for perfection as I embark on what is sure to be a great 2nd career.

I continue to use my celebrity to bring awareness to outside causes and community organizations. This allows me to mentor future leaders of tomorrow, aspiring athletes and help troubled youth. Nothing is better than knowing that you’ve had a major impact on someone else’s life.

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