Power, Protest, and Politics in American Sports

Power, Protest, and Politics in American Sports

Sportswriter Scoop Jackson joins the show to talk about his new book, Michael Jordan, and Chicago. 


This week we talk to Scoop Jackson, author of the new book, The Game is Not a Game: The Power, Protest and Politics of American Sports. We talk to Scoop about the book, Scoop’s native Chicago, and the Last Dance documentary.

We also have some Choice Words about the NFL’s willingness to play a vital role in Trump’s reelection campaign by trying very hard to start the season back as fast as possible. In addition, we have Just Stand Up and Just Sit Down awards to LeBron James for speaking out about the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia by white vigilantes and all the talking heads clearly looking for attention with their absurd takes this week. We also got a brand new Kaepernick Watch. All that and more on this week’s Edge of Sports!

Scoop Jackson
The Game is Not a Game: The Power, Protest and Politics of American Sports
Twitter: @ibescoopjackson

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