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Listen to Bernie Sanders and End the Bosses’ Baseball Lockout Listen to Bernie Sanders and End the Bosses’ Baseball Lockout

This is not a strike. The corporate greed needs to stop.

Mar 4, 2022 / Dave Zirin

Chris Mosier presents the Sport for Equality Award during the Beyond Sport Global Awards on July 26, 2017 in New York City.

How Sports Have Been Used to Attack Trans People How Sports Have Been Used to Attack Trans People

Chris Mosier, the first openly transgender athlete for Team USA, answers five questions about the struggle for trans lives.

Feb 28, 2022 / Highlights / Dave Zirin

A man walks past a shop window with the REI logo on it,

Talking Union at Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) Talking Union at Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI)

The outdoors equipment company says it believes “in putting purpose before profits.” So why is the CEO trying to keep employees from joining a union?

Feb 28, 2022 / Dave Leshtz

Boston Reds Players League

Lockouts, Strikeouts, and Baseball’s Missed Opportunity Lockouts, Strikeouts, and Baseball’s Missed Opportunity

Learning from the 1890 Players League.

Feb 25, 2022 / Robert Ross

The Meaning Behind Brian Flores’s New Job

The Meaning Behind Brian Flores’s New Job The Meaning Behind Brian Flores’s New Job

Brian Flores has a new gig in the league, but it won’t deter him from pressing forward on his racial discrimination suit.

Feb 22, 2022 / Dave Zirin

Was the Super Bowl Halftime Show a “Missed Opportunity”?

Was the Super Bowl Halftime Show a “Missed Opportunity”? Was the Super Bowl Halftime Show a “Missed Opportunity”?

Legendary hip-hop acts came together in politics-free performance.

Feb 15, 2022 / Dave Zirin

The Beijing Olympics Showcase the Need for a Better Politics

The Beijing Olympics Showcase the Need for a Better Politics The Beijing Olympics Showcase the Need for a Better Politics

We must avoid a cold war while expressing solidarity with all in need.

Feb 10, 2022 / Edge of Sports / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

The NFL’s Shift on the Flores Lawsuit Betrays Its Vulnerability

The NFL’s Shift on the Flores Lawsuit Betrays Its Vulnerability The NFL’s Shift on the Flores Lawsuit Betrays Its Vulnerability

A letter from Roger Goodell reveals a league that knows it could be in trouble.

Feb 7, 2022 / Dave Zirin

Baseball Players Can’t Live on “a Cup of Coffee”

Baseball Players Can’t Live on “a Cup of Coffee” Baseball Players Can’t Live on “a Cup of Coffee”

The media’s “billionaires vs. millionaires” view of the current baseball lockout is a major league lie. The vast majority of players who reach the big leagues don’t play long enoug...

Feb 7, 2022 / Kelly Candaele and Peter Dreier

Brian Flores

Brian Flores Levels a Lawsuit Against the NFL for Discriminatory Practices Brian Flores Levels a Lawsuit Against the NFL for Discriminatory Practices

Everyone associated with the NFL should find the same courage as the former Miami Dolphins head coach—or the league will fall back into its racist sloth.

Feb 2, 2022 / Dave Zirin

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