DAPHNE, Ala. – Sports fans, mark your calendars for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.

This week Sports Talk welcomes Ms. Dede Piankova to the show, providing the Academy National Faculty member a format to discuss her involvement with beach handball, specifically the tournament she will run in Gulf Shores, Ala., later this month. Ms. Piankova has been developing the sport of beach handball since 2003 and organized the inaugural American Open Beach Handball Championship along the Gulf Coast last year. To view the program live, visit the Academy’s Google Plus page at http://google.com/+UssaEdu.

Sports Talk features commentary on a wide range of current events in the sporting world, usually in a panel-discussion forum with Ogden, Chair of Sports Management at the Academy, serving as moderator. This episode will be in the one-on-one, interview style.

In addition to being available live, the program will be available for viewing afterwards at the USSA’s YouTube site at https://www.youtube.com/user/USSportsAcademy.

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 www.ussa.edu.