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Dave Zirin

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Dave Zirin is the host of the popular Edge of Sports podcast and sports editor of The Nation. His latest book is Jim Brown: Last Man Standing (Blue Rider Press).

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How did the rightwing authoritarian Bolsonaro claw his way to power? more

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Over the last six years, LeBron has carved out a legacy for himself as someone unafraid to use his platform to speak out about racism and police violence. more

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Peter Norman stood in solidarity as a white man against racism and is finally being recognized by the Australian Olympic Committee. more

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February is Black History Month; 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of 1968, a sacred year for activist athletes. Tyus was a star on the Olympic world stage, a time when women weren’t supposed to be athletes, and black people were treated second class. more

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Keith Allison

Like a clear note breaking through the cacophony, the message has broken through. more

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The belief was that with Colin Kaepernick flagrantly blackballed by the league for his political views, other players would get the message to just “shut up and play.” The truth has turned out to be far different. more

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Berkman, crusader against “tolerance,” is a right-wing evangelical Christian. What’s gob smacking, is that the St. Louis Cardinals organization is giving him a platform to spew his rhetoric on its “Christian Day." more

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Where are the calls for equal pay, equal respect, and, most pointedly, equal coverage emanating from the world of women’s athletics? The answer is complicated. more

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In mid-February, eleven NFL players were expected to be a part of a delegation to Israel. Only five showed up. Why this happened is worth understanding. more

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Bryan Horowitz

Behind the ruinous management of the New York Knicks, a family connection with tragic consequences. more

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To get an idea of how twisted Trump’s cabinet nominees are, try thinking this through in the world of sports. more

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Taking a stand against sexual violence, DeAndre Levy is virtually alone among male athletes. But it doesn’t have to be that way. more

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Image by Seatacular Colin Kaepernick changed both the sports world and the real world in August when he refused to stand for the national anthem and said, “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black p... more

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It depends on your metric. more

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One of the more compelling and combustible storylines as the 2016 season prepares to kick off. more

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