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Sports news and analysis from The Nation
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The NBA Has Become a Site of Resistance Against Racism and Trump
MLK Day wasn’t a day for syrupy tributes, as players connected King’s holiday to the current moment.
January 16, 2018
10 Days to Shake the Twin Cities’ Super Bowl Sunday
Organizing against Super Bowl priorities in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
January 11, 2018
Jaylen Brown and the Evolution of the Activist Athlete
By offering a systemic critique of racism and poverty, the 21-year-old is demonstrating how to bring depth to our political discussions.
January 11, 2018
Colin Kaepernick Has Shown That Courage Is Contagious
And sports, of all things, has become an arena of tenacious resistance.
January 9, 2018
Big-Time Sports in the Big Apple
Author Sean Deveney on Joe Namath and New York City in the 1960s.
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January 8, 2018
Donald Trump and College Football: A Match Made in Hell
Trump and the NCAA agree on the fundamentals: silencing black athletes and exploitation.
January 5, 2018
Aaron Maybin Stands Up for Baltimore Students on the Brink
Palace intrigue makes for good copy. But real suffering takes place in its shadows.
January 2, 2018
The NFL Chose to Tank Its Season Rather Than Sign Colin Kaepernick
Billion dollar teams choosing to fail rather than sign Kaepernick is a scandal for reasons beyond wins and losses.
December 29, 2017
The Israeli Sports Minister Is Using the NBA to Further an Anti-Palestine PR Campaign
Miri Regev, who once called African migrants “a cancer,” claims to have pressured the NBA into removing mention of Israeli occupation of Palestine from its website.
December 19, 2017
The Washington Redhawks Culture Jam
Jacqueline Keeler joins the show to talk native mascotry.