A monthly 30-minute television show presented by Group1001, Power of Sports shares inspiring stories of people, organizations and communities connecting through sports to create opportunities for youth to join teams and find the motivator they need to go to school, stay in school and prepare for life beyond the classroom.
Hosted by sports industry insider Rick Horrow, Power of Sports will take viewers into conversations with industry thought leaders to understand how different sports and business organizations are creating grassroots opportunities to engage youth and help drive positive social change. Each month’s show will be filmed in a different U.S. city, showing us what’s possible when people work together for the greater good of others.
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Rick Horrow, CEO of Horrow Sports Ventures, is a sports business analyst for CNN/CNN International and FOX Sports, and his signature radio program FOX MoneyBall: The Cost of Winning can be heard Sunday mornings at 9am ET on over 150 North American FOX Sports Radio affiliates, including XM channel 142. Rick currently appears on Yahoo Sports Radio's Beyond The Scoreboard Wednesdays at 8pm ET. A popular commentator on the business, law and politics of sports, Rick is a regular guest on FOX Sports Best Damn Sports Show Period, and PBS Nightly Business Report. He is the author of When The Game Is On The Line, and 2011's Behind the Scoreboard: An Insider's Guide to Business of Sport.
A graduate of Harvard Law School, Rick earned his moniker "The Sports Professor" as a visiting expert for the school's course titled Sports and the Law. His clients have included the NFL, PGA TOUR, NASCAR, Golden Bear International (Jack Nicklaus), Portland Trail Blazers, Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, Great White Shark Enterprises (Greg Norman), LPGA, MLS, and the State of West Virginia.
Rick serves as Co-Executive Producer of Power of Sports.
We understand how important it is to embrace the communities where we do business and empower those communities to make a measurable impact. Currently, Group1001 is an active participant in Fields & Futures, a program that serves Oklahoma City Public Schools Athletics in their mission to grow student participation in sports by rebuilding athletic fields. The program provides improved resources and professional development for the district, and gives each kid that steps on the field, court or track a greater opportunity for a brighter future. We will be celebrating these amazing stories through a new TV show, Power of Sports, to remind us there are children all across the country who, if given a chance, want to get in the game. It is our hope this show will help inspire and empower viewers to find ways they can help.