Sports fans mark your calendars for 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 29, for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program.

This week Sports Talk will discuss, “The FIRST College Playoff Poll.” The panel will discuss the first poll ranking the top 25 teams, which was announced on Tuesday, October 29, 2014. This will be the only poll which will have any bearing on the teams considered for the NCAA Division I Playoff.

To view the panel discussion live, visit the Academy’s Google Plus page at

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.

Along with Dr. Ogden, the panel will include Dr. Stephen Butler, the Dean of Academic Affairs, and Dr. Fred Cromartie, the Dean of Doctoral Studies.

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.