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Edge of Sports

Where sports and politics collide, hosted by Nation magazine Sports Editor Dave Zirin

Episodes

Talking NFL E-Mails with Andrew Brandt
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Giving the NFL’s Jackie Robinsons Their Do
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The NBA’s Vaccine Conundrum
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Should Sports Be Happening At All?
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“What is The Kaepernick Effect?” A Conversation with Eddie Glaude
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Is Ballet At A Turning Pointe?
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Five Years Later: Steve Wyche On Breaking THE Kaepernick Story
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High School Football in the Shadow of the Nation's Capital 
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The Greatest: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon on Muhammad Ali
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Talking NBA Finals, Sha'Carri Richardson, and Jazz Cigarettes
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Taking a Break & NBA Takes
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Critical Race Theory at a Big Time Sports School
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Talking to the Director and Producer of Changing the Game
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The Politics of Tailgating
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Hope Solo Wants Soccer Justice
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How the 1948 Indians Explain the World
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Women’s Hoops 16 Years After Shattering the Glass
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NFL Player In Solidarity With Trans Athletes
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How Does Whiteness Operate In Sports?
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The Legendary “Cobra” Dave Parker
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Whither Women's Sports Coverage?
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Sports Media's Dance with Misogyny Featuring Julie DiCaro
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Chase Strangio on Countering Attacks on Trans Athletes
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Leroy Moore, Krip Hop Nation and the Politics of the Paralympics
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How Texas Led A Sporting Revolution
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Japanese Internment, Football, And A Legendary Team
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Natalie Weiner on the Failures of Sports' “White Feminism”
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Talking to NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith
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Talking Jim Brown. Remembering Sekou Smith
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Taking a Trip With Bill “Spaceman” Lee
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Chris Mosier: In Defense of Trans Athletes
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They Didn't Just Breach a Capitol. They Breached a City.
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When a Coach Kneels With His Players
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A Journey to Mindfulness with Former NFL Player Prince Daniels, Jr.
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Attacking the Rim With NBA Hall-of-Famer Dave Bing
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Talking to The Producer of The Queen’s Gambit
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Sportswriting Trailblazer Melissa Ludtke
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Pandemics & Protest with Marc Lamont Hill
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An Election’s Eye View From The Streets
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Rugby’s Political Athlete David Pocock Retires
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So Why Are People Watching Less Sports?
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Bubblicious: What the Bubble Meant for the NBA
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Spencer Haywood: Origins of an Icon
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Kobe, Shaq, and the Lakers’ Circus Maximus
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How Shocking Is The “Shocking” Return Of The Big Ten?
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Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf On This Moment of Sports And Struggle
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A Sportsbook For Our Times
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Howard Bryant on the Sports Strikes Against Racism
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Ariyana Smith Has A Story To Tell
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NBA & BLM: Is it Just Woke Marketing?
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Ice Cube on Anti-Semitism and The Contract With Black America
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Layshia Clarendon, the WNBA, and Pushing the Envelope
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NBA at the Breaking Point
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NFL Pro Bowler Michael Bennett on the Power of Protest
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Kevin Powell: When We Get Free
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Tear Down The Statues, Change The Names
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Craig Hodges: NBA Freedom Fighter Speaks
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Minneapolis One Week Later: How Things Have Changed
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Royce White: On the Frontlines in Minneapolis
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Dr. Céline Gounder on the Risks of Reopening Sports
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Hidden History: The Civil Rights Movement and the Black Athlete
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Scoop Jackson Makes it Plain
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Ghosts of Dodger Stadium
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The Myth and Reality of Black Consumer Power
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Jordan’s Last Dance
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Coronavirus In "The Other DC"
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Grant Wahl on Soccer's Place In a Coronavirus World
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Esports: The Only Game In Town
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“If I knew the answers I’d run for President.”
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The Rise and Fall (And Possible Rise Again) of the Warriors Dynasty
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A Turning Point in Women’s Sports & Inside Report From Kobe’s Memorial
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Former NBA Star David West on Political Journey & Bernie Support
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Howard Bryant & Full Dissidence
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The Kansas City Chiefs Name: Racist Or “Just Sports?”
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Racism's Persistence in Sports
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NFL Player Says It Loud and Proud: “I consider myself a Berniecrat.”
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Legacy of David Stern and a Look Back at 2019
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Can Youth Football Save Us From Gun Violence?
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Talking to Legendary Olympic Sprinter And Activist Wyomia Tyus
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The Hidden History of the 1936 US Olympic Basketball Team
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The Great Booing At Nationals Park
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What Is Juiced? The Players? The Balls? Or The Planet?
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NBA, China, and the Coming Season
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Ryan O'Callaghan's Life On The Line
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WNBA Finals Fever
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Maya Moore Makes History By Walking Away
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Steubenville to Antonio Brown
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Bill Lester: NASCAR Trailblazer
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Race & Royce: Rebel Athletes
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The Road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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The Women’s World Cup Legacy & My Mt. Rushmores
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The Chronicles of KD
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From Toronto to Paris
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Giving Silence A Voice
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On Marshawn Lynch: Radical Iconoclast
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The WNBA: Poised for a Breakthrough?
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Futbolera: Women, Soccer and Latin America
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Wrestling’s Radical Champion
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Antoine Fuqua on His New Ali Doc
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The Fight to Save Coach Fofo From Deportation
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The Preventable Death of Braeden Bradforth
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The NBA Season That Was
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The Wild and Crazy USFL
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NCAA Exploitation Word Association
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The Attack on Trans Athletes
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Robert Kraft: A Different Perspective
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Will The Caps on Major League Heads Be Union Made?
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Cubs Ownership Has a Racism Problem
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The Worst Super Bowl Ever
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The Imagination of Martellus Bennett
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Talking NCAA Football Unions w/ Kain Colter
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NFL Coaching Hires: How Racist Is This League?
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Chicago Bill Siegel: The Greatest
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Dark Knight: Bob Knight’s Last Days at Indiana
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Heading a Hoops Conference In Era of Big Football
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Nike & the Modern Neoliberal University
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LA Olympics: Draped in Disgrace
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Babe Ruth & the Birth of Modern Celebrity
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How the NCAA Gaslights America
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Edge of Sports NBA Season Preview
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Sports, Rape Culture & Brett Kavanaugh (TW)
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The Power of Sports Fans
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Live With Author/Activist Kevin Powell
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Serena Williams & The Policing Of Anger
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Colin Kaepernick & The Perils of the Swoosh
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The Predictable Scandals of Urban Meyer
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The Samoan Pipeline To The NFL
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Royce White on Mental Heath [Trigger Warning]
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Deconstructing Les Bleus
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The World Cup & Remembering John McNamara
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The Politics of the 2018 World Cup
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The Hidden Queer History Behind “A League of Their Own”
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The Greatest ‘What-Ifs’ In Sports History
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The NFL Anthem Mess: Putting Out a Fire With Kerosene
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Can’t Eat A Medal: Black Women Athletes Under Jim Crow
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The Singularity of LeBron James
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Too Much Testosterone? The Discrimination Women Face in International Sports
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Talking Court Justice & Kaepernick with Michael McCann
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Can a Feminist Revolution Save Women's Soccer in South America?
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Dr. King's Legacy of Sports & Politics
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Why Minor League Baseball Needs To Organize
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Royce White: The Truth About the NBA & Mental Health
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Why Athlete Activists Matter
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The End Of March Madness?
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Talking NCAA Scandals & Black Panther
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Andrew Brandt on Kaepernick and the Business of the NFL
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Sacred Forests: The Olympics Land on South Korea
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"Fly Eagles Fly": Activist Players Win Super Bowl
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USA Gymnastics & Michigan State: What's Next?
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Aaron Maybin: From NFL Athlete to Baltimore Art Teacher
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10 Days To Shake The Super Bowl
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Big-Time Sports in the Big Apple
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The Heritage of the Black Athlete
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The Washington RedHAWKS Culture Jam
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Understanding the Split in the NFL Players Movement
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Maya Moore Talks Mass Incarceration
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Basketball in the Golden State with Legendary NBA Scribe Jack McCallum
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Militarism & Sports
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Judah Friedlander: America is #1
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#MeToo: Sexual Assault & Sports
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Three Generations of Athlete Activists
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Talking Collusion & Mental Health with Royce White
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NBA & Player Protest: A Collision Course?
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"U BUM!" Sports, Trump, & Resistance
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Sports Can Unlearn Toxic Masculinity
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Houston's Field of Schemes
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Inside New York City's #IStandWithKap Rally
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Yawkey Way's Name Change & The Art of Pro Wrestling
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The Deportation of Teen Soccer Star Lizandro Claros
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The NFL's Concussion Calamity
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Inside Colin Kaepernick's Trip to Africa
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Viva Baseball: The Latino Pageantry of Miami's 2017 All-Star Game
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NBA Free Agency Madness & the Strength of Kaepernick's Silence
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How an Anti-Racist Lawsuit Empowered the Most Racist Brand in Sports
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L.A. vs. the Olympics
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Donté Stallworth Explains the World
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Frank Deford: The Lost Interview
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Etan Thomas on Kaepernick Protests & A Radical Plan to Change the NCAA
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How Do NFL Blackballings Work?
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Colin Kaepernick Vs. Systemic Oppression
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John Angelos on the Orioles and Racist Incident at Fenway
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21st Century Trailblazer: Talking Sports & Politics With Ibtihaj Muhammad
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Anatomy of a Train Wreck: The Patriots White House Visit with "The Football Girl" Melissa Jacobs
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The Raiders Are Going To Vegas!?
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Hari Kondabolu on Baseball: ‘I’m Going to Throw This 100-Mile-per-Hour Missile at Your Head’
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How To Win A Sports Strike
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Colin Kaepernick vs. Donald Trump
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ESPN’s Jemele Hill on Hosting SportsCenter and Dealing With the Haters
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FightPlan: Muhammad Ali vs Donald Trump
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The Enduring Legacy of 'Hoop Dreams'
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The Politics Beneath the Super Bowl with Sekou Smith
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The Brady/Trump Nexus with Melissa Jacobs of SI
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Defending Title IX with Nancy Hogshead-Makar
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The Time Is Now: John Carlos LIVE on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Michael Bennett LIVE in Seattle
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Chris Webber: Beats, Hoops and Life
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Jan 5 in Seattle: Dave Zirin & Michael Bennett
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Hoops and Harm with Jack McCallum
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Hide Your Kids: Patrick Hruby vs. High School Football
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How The Feds Executed My Parents: Michael Meeropol, Son of The Rosenbergs
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Sole By The Pound: Sonny Vaccaro on NCAA Sham Amatuerism
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Next Week: Sonny Vaccaro
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Dr. Harry Edwards On The Athlete-Activist Under Trump
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Going Full Dissident with Howard Bryant
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Lifelines, Not Pipelines: Jesse Jackson & Jackie Keeler
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Institutional Betrayal: Jessica Luther on Josh Brown, College Football and the Politics of Rape
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Say Everything: John Cusack on Kaepernick, The Cubs, Snowden & Things that Can and Cannot Be Said
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Not In My Locker Room: DeAndre Levy of the Detroit Lions Speaks Out
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Walter Beach to Colin Kaepernick: Black Radicals in Sports
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John Carlos: “Follow Kaepernick to the Rainbow”
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Bob Costas on Covering Kaepernick and the Olympics
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Face-to-Face with Olympian Feyisa Lilesa and the NFL's Weekend of Dissent
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The Fire Last Time: Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
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Swimming With Sharks: Kaepernick's Protest, Backlash and Resistance
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Breaking: Colin Kaepernick and the backlash he faces. Guest: NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith
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Real Olympic Drama: Caster Semenya, Feyisa Lilesa and Rio
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The Other Olympic Rio with Favela Activist Theresa Williamson
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Live from Olympic Rio: O Bom, O Mau, O Feio
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Road To Rio, Russia, and The Grief Of The Khans
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The Politics of Basketball ...or... Keeping Adam Silver Honest
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The Premature Activist Athlete: Royce White on the ESPYs opening
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Athletic Revolt and #BlackLivesMatter with Scoop Jackson
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Kevin Durant Chooses His Own Adventure
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Goodbye, Champ: A Final Tribute to Muhammad Ali
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LeBron’s Champion Cavaliers & Sports After Orlando
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Muhammad Ali's Funeral: Live From Louisville
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Muhammad Ali's Politics of Faith
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Bob Lipsyte: Writing Black Superman’s Obituary
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Chuck D Honors Ali: “He Grabbed the Mic and He Rhymed.”
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Roller Derby Star Fifi Nomenon on Being Trans in Texas
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Clap Back on WaPo's Bad Poll with Jacqueline Keeler
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The Olympics and the Battle for Rio's Future
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Roger Waters and The Occupation of the American Mind
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Michael Sam: The first openly gay man in the NFL looks back, plans ahead
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Glenn Greenwald, the Rio Olympics & Our Tribute to Prince
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Student Athletes vs. Nike Sweatshops: Isabelle Teare of Georgetown Sailing
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Robert Lipsyte Suffers No Fools, Takes No Prisoners
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Ken Burns: "Jackie Robinson is a true, authentic hero because he is complex."
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Remembering Miles & Phife with Don Cheadle & Bobbito Garcia
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Judah Friedlander
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Dr. Harry Edwards on NCAAs: Stop the Madness of March
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Mick Foley: Reach for the Ring & Smell the Roses Simultaneously
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#NerdlandForever and Hall Of Famers Willie Lanier & Ken Houston
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John Carlos & Wyomia Tyus LIVE from Cal State East Bay
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Martina Navratilova: The Refusal to Go Backward
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Super Bowl Aftermath: Beyoncé, Cam Newton, and "Unapologetic Blackness"
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Noam Chomsky Super Bowl Special & Cam Newton: The Bridge to Somewhere
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Video Out Now
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Who Killed Lawrence Phillips?
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: A Beautiful Mind
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Next Week: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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State of The Sports Union & The Best Guests Of 2015
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A Chamique Holdsclaw Christmas
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'Concussion' Author Jeanne Marie Laskas
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NBA Champs Craig Hodges & Samaki Walker Speak Out
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Orioles Owner John Angelos Gets Real
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The Soul of Sports After Paris & Beirut
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John Legend, Paul Hewitt on Missouri Tigers Football Strike
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Chuck D of Public Enemy on LeBron, Ali, ... and Pilates?
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Edge of Sports Podcast Wed, 07 Oct 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 01 Oct 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 17 Sep 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 10 Sep 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Sat, 29 Aug 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 20 Aug 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 06 Aug 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 30 Jul 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 09 Jul 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 02 Jul 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 25 Jun 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 18 Jun 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 11 Jun 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 04 Jun 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 28 May 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 21 May 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 07 May 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 30 Apr 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 23 Apr 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 09 Apr 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 26 Mar 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 19 Mar 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 12 Mar 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Mon, 02 Mar 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 26 Feb 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 19 Feb 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 05 Feb 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 29 Jan 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 22 Jan 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 15 Jan 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 08 Jan 2015
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 11 Dec 2014
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 20 Nov 2014
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 13 Nov 2014
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 06 Nov 2014
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 30 Oct 2014
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 16 Oct 2014
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Edge of Sports Podcast Tue, 14 Oct 2014
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Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 25 Sep 2014
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