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.

Moderated by Dr. Arthur Ogden, Chair of Sports Management at the Academy, the program features commentary on a wide range of current events in the sporting world from a panel of experts from The Sports Academy.

This week the Sports Talk panel will focus on the rash of “Tommy John” elbow surgeries in Major League Baseball and the implications and impact of the injury on the sport. To view the panel discussion live, visit the Academy’s Google Plus page at

Along with Dr. Ogden, the panel will include Dr. Fred Cromartie, Director of Doctoral Studies at the Academy; and Dr. Tim Foley, Dean of Student Services.

The program will also be available for viewing afterwards at the USSA’s YouTube site at The USSA’s Sports Talk program features discussions on current sports topic each week by Academy faculty and staff.

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