“Blessed 2 Play” is sports radio with heart & soul! Uncovering the role that faith plays in the lives of athletes and sports professionals, host Ron Meyer shines a spotlight on the world of sports and the motivation behind life on and off the field.
Best Of Jake Wieneke
This week’s guest is Jake Wieneke a professional football player who plays in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Host Ron Meyer talks with Jake about his career on the gridiron and the importance the Catholic faith has in his life.
Best Of Kane Waselenchuk
This week’s guest is Kane Waselenchuk widely known as the greatest professional racquetball player of all-time. His 134 match unbeaten streak is a record that may stand the test of time. Host Ron Meyer talks with Kane about his career on the court and how faith defines his life.
Jaquelyn Duarte-Cross Country at USC
This week’s collegiate spotlight show features Jacqueline Duarte a cross country/track and field athlete at the University of Southern California. Ron talks with Jacqueline about why faith is paramount in her life as a student athlete.
This week’s guest is Mike Suter, a former defensive back on the Penn State National Championship football team. Host Ron Meyer talks with Mike about is career at Penn State and how his Catholic faith guides him daily.
This week’s guest is Erik Rosales, Capitol Hill correspondent for EWTN News Nightly. Host Ron Meyer talks with Erik about his playing collegiate baseball and how faith determined his path from secular news to his work now for EWTN.
Best Of JJ Niekro
This week’s guest is J.J. Niekro, a professional baseball player in the Atlanta Braves organization and the son of former major leaguer pitcher Joe Niekro and nephew of Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro.
Best Of Jillian Stafford
This week’s guest is Jillian Stafford, a current member of the UCLA track and field team. Host Ron Meyer talks with Jillian about being dedicated to her sport and her faith life.
This week’s guest is Cincinnati Bengals Senior Defensive Assistant coach Mark Duffner. A Bengals assistant from 1997-2002, Mark Duffner returned to Cincinnati's coaching staff in '19 as senior defensive assistant. He now enters his 28th season as an NFL coach, and 12th with the Bengals. Host Ron Meyer talks with Mark about his long career coaching in the NFL and the importance the Catholic faith has in his life.
Best Of Antonio Soave
This week’s guest is Antonio Soave, a former pro soccer player, who promotes peace through soccer around the world. Host Ron Meyer talks to Antonio about the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and how the Catholic faith and soccer can form lasting life lessons to young athletes.
Best of Michael McGlinn
This week’s guest is Michael McGlinn, former Notre dame football player under coach Lou Holtz. Host Ron Meyer talks with Michael about his time playing for the Irish and why he decided to start a new work that promotes Eucharistic adoration thru storytelling.
This week’s guest is Cesar Markovic the head men’s soccer coach at Ave Maria University. After a long tenure coaching division one soccer, where he won more than 150 games, coach Markovic is focused on building athletic and spiritual excellence at AMU.
This week’s guest is Brent Suter who pitches for MLB’s Colorado Rockies. Host Ron Meyer talks with Brent about his rise to the highest level of pro baseball and how he incorporates his faith on and off the baseball diamond.
This week’s guest is Amy Seago. One of the longest-tenured coaches at the College of Charleston, Coach Seago is in her 20th season at the helm of the Cougar track and field and cross-country programs. Host Ron Meyer talks with Amy about her passion for coaching student athletes and how the Catholic faith guides.
Best Of Bob Crable
This week’s guest is Bob Crable a consensus all-American linebacker at the University of Notre Dame who went on to play pro football in the NFL with the NY Jets. Host Ron Meyer talks with Bob about his journey to the NFL and why his faith led him to teach religion in high school.
This week’s guest is Emily Curlett a women’s professional hockey player who played her collegiate hockey at Robert Morris University and Ohio State University. Host Ron Meyer talks with Emily on how Catholicism brought her to a deeper faith life.