Daphne, AL – Sports fans mark your calendars! Every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. don’t miss the next “live” edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.

This week the Sports Talk panel will discuss, “The Academy’s Athlete of the Year for 2014.” Winners of the Academy’s Athlete of the Month are competing for votes for the accolade of Athlete of the Year. Listen to the panel experts from the United States Sports Academy as they discuss the accomplishments of each athlete. Voting for your favorite athlete can be done at http://ussa.edu/2014-athlete-of-the-year-ballot/ . The male and female winners will be announced December 23, 2014.

To view the panel discussion live, visit the Academy’s Google Plus page at http://google.com/+UssaEdu.

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. Rounding out the panel is Dr. Tim Foley, the Dean of Student Services, and Dr. Stephen Butler, the Dean of Academic Affairs and Dr. Fred Cromartie, Director of Doctoral Studies.

The program will also be available for viewing afterwards at the USSA’s YouTube site at https://www.youtube.com/user/USSportsAcademy. 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 www.ussa.edu.