LaVar Arrington's "Up On Game Presents" Adds "Stay a While with Tommi Vincent" Podcast to Lineup
LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2022 – FOX Sports Radio’s LaVar Arrington – co-host of the network’s weekday morning program Two Pros and a Cup of Joe with Brady Quinn and Jonas Knox, and co-host of the nationally-syndicated weekend program/podcast Up On Game with TJ Houshmandzadeh and Plaxico Burress – announced today the addition of life coach, chef, NFL wife and entrepreneur Tommi Vincent to the Up On Game Presents podcast lineup. Effective immediately, the popular Stay A While with Tommi Vincent podcast joins the feed, which is available on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.
If food is love, then Stay A While with Tommi Vincent is virtual soul food that nourishes listeners with a serving of wellness and a side of self-care. Stay A While is a podcast satisfying our hunger for connection and judgment-free conversation. In every episode, Vincent breaks bread with bold, passionate, everyday women who have faced the impossible, and are still standing to share their stories. New episodes are available Wednesdays.
“I’m really excited about joining the Up On Game family, and having an opportunity to present what I bring to the table each week,” said Vincent. “I look forward to sharing my conversations with all the amazing people who sit down with us to tell their inspiring and empowering stories. If I can get you to my table, I can change your life.”
“I’m excited to welcome a dynamic personality like Tommi Vincent to Up on Game Presents,” shared LaVar Arrington. “She has been a tremendous contributor to not only the sports community, but also the women’s community. I’m truly looking forward to hearing her show on our feed. Powerful, impactful, female voices are needed and essential to our industry, and I’m proud and honored to welcome Tommi Vincent to the Up On Game Presents family.”
Produced in partnership with FOX Sports Radio, Up On Game Presents is an extension of the network’s popular Up On Game program. Launched in December 2021, the podcast feed features a diverse lineup of shows hosted by entertaining and authentic personalities with unique perspectives and opinions driven by sports and pop culture. Among the programs are: Conversations with a Legend, Pritty Left Hook, Straight Facts, What Are Those?, Business Of Esports and Billy The Batboy’s Corner.
About Tommi Vincent
Tommi A. Vincent is a multi-hyphenate and dynamic visionary. She is dedicated to assisting women, children, and families about how to use their personal gifts as powerful, practical tools designed to help them identify healthy lifestyles in mind, body, and soul as productive members of thriving communities.
In 2014, she established her primary brand, “Tommi V.: Feels Like Comfort, Tastes Like Home ®,” which combines her professional culinary expertise with her personal history and memories formed in her Nana Edie’s kitchen. She invites others to use cooking as a multi-purposed life skill and an instrument that inspires healing, encourages table talks, and strengthens relationships.
Informed by a lifetime commitment to service, the Vincents established the Love Thy Neighbor Community Development & Opportunity Corporation (LTN). Every year during the Super Bowl, Tommi and husband Troy host multiple, community-focused events annually throughout neighborhoods and partner with various organizations, including school systems, food suppliers, and resource providers.
Tommi is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of “Vincent Country ®,” which pays homage to the accomplishments and the strength of the Black family unit and is considered as its own country. “Vincent Country ®” provides inspiration for families committed to building strong, secure, and sustainable relationships based on the principles of “Faith, Family, Food.” Leading by personal example, thoughtful, life coaching and guidance is offered at the annual “Vincent Country ® Women’s Retreat.” This three-day event welcomes women from all walks of life, inviting them to take a seat at the Tommi’s table to enjoy a soulful feast.
Tommi launched her podcast, “Stay A While,” in 2021 and is scheduled to release her first book, “Life Happens at the Table: Talks, Tools and Tasty Recipes for Living a Seasoned Life” in Spring 2022.
Tommi and Troy live in Virginia and enjoy spending “Vincent Country” ® time with their adult children and young grandchildren.
About LaVar Arrington
LaVar Arrington is co-host of FOX Sports Radio’s weekday morning program, 2 Pros and a Cup of Joe with Brady Quinn and Jonas Knox. Airing Monday through Friday from 6 to 9 a.m. ET on more than 350 stations nationwide, in addition to iHeartRadio, the program features the trio’s entertaining and thought-provoking conversation on the biggest headlines. Arrington also co-hosts the national weekend show and podcast Up On Game, along with TJ Houshmandzadeh and Plaxico Burress, which broadcasts live on Saturdays from 12 - 2 p.m. ET on 400 radio stations. Arrington previously co-hosted FSR’s nationally syndicated FOX Sports Sunday with Mike Harmon. In December 2021, Arrington partnered with FSR to launch the Up On Game Presents podcast feed. Among the podcasts is Conversations with a Legend, hosted by Arrington. In the weekly podcast, he sits down with the best from the field, the stage and beyond, sharing intimate conversations featuring stories of legendary humans and their successful careers. Arrington first joined FSR as a weekend personality in February 2020. Prior to that, he hosted a radio program on WJFK-FM in Washington, D.C. for several years. During that time, he produced a multimedia blog for The Washington Post. In addition to his current radio duties, Arrington is a regular contributor on FS1. A former Penn State All-American Linebacker, Arrington was the #2 pick in the 2000 NFL Draft. The three-time Pro Bowler played for the Washington Football Team from 2000 to 2005. He later joined the New York Giants before retiring in 2007.
About FOX Sports Radio
The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is a division of Premiere Sports Network in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey, personality driven sports programming network for radio stations nationwide. The FOX Sports Radio Network reaches nearly 15 million monthly listeners on more than 600 radio stations, and can also be heard on iHeartRadio and FOXSportsRadio.com. Fans can also follow the network on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube.
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