Former two-sport professional athlete Deion Sanders opens up to Dr. Phil about his childhood, his darkest day and how despite fame and fortune, he still felt a void in his life. Get a preview of his new show, Sports Dads
, where he takes on overly-competitive sports moms and dads who don’t always know when to draw the line. Alongside Dr. Phil, Deion takes two parents to task for their over-the-top behavior during their kids’ sporting events. Can he help them strike a balance?
Loud and Proud
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Kia is not shy about expressing her overzealousness for her 15-year-old daughter, Tamiyjah’s, up-and-coming basketball career. Despite being banned from practices, she says she knows her loud and off-the-wall tactics motivate her teenage daughter. “I have pushed her, and I will continue to push her,” she says. Will a chat with Deion Sanders and Dr. Phil settle Kia down? “She is certifiably crazy!”
Taking the Bull by the Horns
Nine-year-old son Mason dreams of being a professional bull rider, but his passion to be the best often ends in serious tantrums. His dad, Curtis, says his drive to win causes stress in their family. But is Curtis contributing to Mason’s behavior? Can Deion and Dr. Phil encourage this father to put discipline first? “He’s holding you hostage because you want to win.”
Former two-sport professional athlete Deion Sanders’ accolades include a feat that no other athlete has ever achieved — he played in both a professional baseball and football game within 24 hours. Now, he’s a proud father, successful NFL analyst and host of the new Dish Network reality show, Sports Dads
. The superstar opens up to Dr. Phil about his childhood, his darkest day and how despite fame and fortune, he still felt a void in his life. They saw Prime Time; they never saw Deion crying out.”