Dave Zirin is The Nations sports correspondent and the author, most recently, of Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy (Haymarket Books). Named one of UTNE Reader’s 50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World,” Zirin is a frequent guest on MSNBC, ESPN and Democracy Now! He also hosts his own weekly Sirius XM show, Edge of Sports Radio. His other books include Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down (The New Press), What’s My Name Fool? (Haymarket Books), A People’s History of Sports in the United States (the New Press), Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love (Scribner) and, with John Wesley Carlos, The John Carlos Story. You can find all his work at www​.edge​of​s​ports​.com.
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Dave Zirin