Pete Carroll’s Magic Shoes and Brittney Griner’s Freedom

Pete Carroll’s Magic Shoes and Brittney Griner’s Freedom

Pete Carroll’s Magic Shoes and Brittney Griner’s Freedom

On this week’s episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, activist and educator Jesse Hagopian joins the show to talk about Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s decision to wear a pair of cleats.


On this week’s episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, we interview radical educator Jesse Hagopian and how a crew of Seattle activists were able to get Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll to wear shoes with a bracing political message.

We also have Choice Words about Brittany Griner’s release and some words about the late sportswriting giant Grant Wahl. We also have a Just Stand Up award for the person who ran on a World Cup field to protest the exploitation going on behind the games. We have a Just Sit Down award for Jerry Jones, not simply due to the leak of a 65-year old photo he’s in depicting classic American racism but also because of his racist track record running “America’s team.”

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