Sports Talk

DAPHNE, Ala. – Sports fans, set your online-viewing alerts to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.

This week Sports Talk moderator Dr. Steve Butler welcomes Dr. Bret Simmermacher and Mr. Ben Billman to the show, where they will discuss Super Bowl 50.  This year’s big game features one star on the way out and one of the game’s new super stars. It is Peyton Manning vs. Cam Newton as the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers meet this Sunday for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. To view the program live, visit the Academy’s Google Plus page at

Sports Talk features commentary on a wide range of current events in the sporting world, usually in a panel-discussion forum with Butler, Dean of Academic Affairs at the Academy, serving as moderator.

In addition to being available live, the program will be available for viewing afterwards at the Academy’s YouTube site at

The United States Sports Academy is an independent, non-profit, regionally accredited, special mission Sports University created to serve the nation and world with programs in instruction, research, and service. The role of the Academy is to prepare men and women for careers in the profession of sports. For more information about the Academy, call 251-626-3303 or visit