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Edge of Sports
Edge of Sports
Dave Zirin / The Nation

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

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50 Years of Title IX

This week we speak to Kim Turner, the Director of the Gender Equity Initiative at the national nonprofit Positive Coaching Alliance... more

17 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
On Baseball’s Hidden Resistance

This week we talk to Robert Elias, author of two books, Baseball Rebels and Major League Rebels. Both are about... more

10 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
Are Colin Kaepernick and the NFL Going to Reunite?

This week we explore the significance or lack thereof, of Colin Kaepernick's tryout with the Las Vegas Raiders. We also... more

30 May 2022 · 34 minutes
Toni Smith-Thompson Travels Full Circle

In 2003, a Manhattanville College basketball player named Toni Smith caused a media frenzy when she turned her back on... more

23 May 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Michael Lee on the Fall of the 76ers

The collapse of the Philadelphia 76ers has been one of the more curious dramas in sports. We speak to Michael... more

16 May 2022 · 50 minutes
David Dennis, Jr. on “The Movement Made Us”

This week we speak to Andscape’s David Dennis Jr. about his new book “The Movement Made Us: A Father, a Son,... more

09 May 2022 · 51 minutes
Life of a Minor Leaguer

On this week's show, we talk to Simon Rosenblum-Larson, a minor league baseball player with the Tampa Bay Rays about... more

02 May 2022 · 44 minutes
Jake’s Takes on the NBA Playoffs

We got a special episode this week as Jake Zirin joins the show to talk about the NBA playoffs as... more

22 Apr 2022 · 30 minutes
Aaron Maybin Is In The True Trenches

Former NFL player, artist, and author Aaron Maybin has a new book about history, politics and his work doing mutual... more

11 Apr 2022 · 58 minutes
Why The Right Is So Mad About Trans Athletes

This week we speak to Purdue University’s Cheryl Cooky about her column defending trans swimmer Lia Thomas and the hellacious... more

04 Apr 2022 · 51 minutes
Edge of Sports
50 Years of Title IX
Edge of Sports