Dave Zirin, The Nation’s sports editor, is the author of eight books on the politics of sports, most recently, Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, The Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy. Named one of UTNE Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World,” Zirin is a frequent guest on ESPN, MSNBC, and Democracy Now! He also hosts his own weekly Sirius XM show, Edge of Sports Radio, and co-hosts The Collision: Where Sports and Politics Collide with former NBA player Etan Thomas (both available as podcasts). You can find all his work or contact him through his website EdgeofSports.com. Follow him on twitter @EdgeofSports.
Unions in Indiana have used Super Bowl week to talk about the state’s “right to work” legislation. They shouldn’t stop before Sunday.
CBS columnist Gregg Doyel hates the thought of Super Bowl protests. But he doesn’t know why.
The AFL-CIO and the Occupy movement will be protesting Sunday's big game if Governor Mitch Daniels signs “right to work” legislation.
Joe Paterno's memorial service turned into a spotlight opportunity for Nike Chairman Phil Knight to defend Paterno as a great victim.
Unreal. In a time of budget cuts, we have massive rise in football salaries, all while talking about reform.
The Super Bowl is coming to Indianapolis in less than three weeks. Also coming is the NFL Players Association and its staunch opposition to the state's “Right to Work” agenda.
In 1998, a draft-day trade started the NBA down a dramatically different road. It was also a “canary in the coal mine” for our country.