The NFL Playoffs: The Road to Super Bowl 50 Begins this Week

By January 4, 2016News & Events
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. Fred Cromartie and Dr. Bret Simmermacher to the show, where they will preview the NFL Playoffs that begin this Saturday, 9 January, and culminate at Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, 7 February. 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