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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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The Dallas Mavericks: Mission impossible?

Arya Shirazi joins the show to review the NBA Conference Finals and preview the NBA FinalsBody: This week basketball savant Arya... more

05 Jun 2024 · 44 minutes
Round One Understood

This week, Dave Zirin brings back Arya Shirazi to discuss round one of the playoffs and what we learned.Zirin, “Macklemore... more

14 May 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Former A's Bruce Maxwell calls out Oakland A's owner John Fisher for Vegas move

After more than 50 years, the Oakland A's announced their departure from the city last year, leaving Oakland bereft of... more

03 May 2024 · 29 minutes
The Meaning of Jalen Brunson and the 2024 Playoffs

This week we discuss why New York Knicks star Jalen Brunson should not be seen is anybody’s underdog. Also, we... more

22 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
The Magic of Luka and Kyrie

Dallas Mavericks’ backcourt of Luka Doncic and Kyrie is the most thrilling guard combo in the league and perhaps ever.... more

11 Apr 2024 · 58 minutes
The NBA Road to International Greatness

Arya joins the pod again to talk about the rising of the international influence of the NBA, it’s early roots,... more

31 Mar 2024 · 58 minutes
Future of the Game

Arya Shirazi joins the show to talk about the current state of the NBA, and we discuss what the implications... more

13 Mar 2024 · 55 minutes
Irish athlete activist on organizing a sports boycott of Israel

Rebecca O'Keeffe helped spark an international firestorm within the world of sports when she called on the Irish women’s basketball... more

04 Mar 2024 · 27 minutes
Basketball Butterfly Effect: The Forgotten Stars of the NBA’s 1980s

In this episode, we talk about the truly forgotten players of the NBA, particularly during the 1980s, such a unique... more

19 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Basketball Butterfly Effect: How the Pistons Clawed Their Way to Two Titles

The 1980s and 1990s were defined by basketball dynasties like the Lakers, Celtics, and Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. Yet in... more

09 Feb 2024 · 51 minutes
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The Dallas Mavericks: Mission impossible?
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