UofL Conversations with Champions forum integrated into curriculum

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by WHAS editors

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:50 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- UofL Conversations with Champions is a new forum focusing on sports industry ethics featuring Louisville native Phil Simms.

Simms is a sports analyst for CBS and a former quarterback for the New York Giants.

Billy Reed, a sports journalist, will join him.

The forum will be integrated into the university's curriculum in Sports Administration.

The talks will give students a chance to hear directly from respected figures in the sports industry.

The discussions will also touch on themes such as how athletes handle stress, responsible use of social media and whether athletes and coaches should be held to a higher standard.

UofL Conversations with Champions begins August 27 at 7 p.m. in Comstock Hall.

The event is free, but reservations are required.

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