An Olympic Update and Track & Field Preview

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 panelists will include Dr. Fred Cromartie, Director of Doctoral Studies; Dr. Bret Simmermacher, Chair of Sports Coaching; Dr. Brandon Spradley, Director of Sports Management; and Ben Billman, doctoral teaching assistant, who will give an update of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and a preview of Olympic Track & Field.

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.

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, 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