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Edge of Sports

345 EpisodesProduced by Dave Zirin / The NationWebsite

Where sports and politics collide, hosted by Nation magazine Sports Editor Dave Zirin

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Five Years Later: Steve Wyche On Breaking THE Kaepernick Story

This week we talk to NFL Network journalist Steve Wyche about the night he interviewed Colin Kaepernick after noticing that he was sitting during the national Anthem. Wyche talks about the mechanics of that fateful day, and what it all means five years later.
We also have “Choice Words” about the Tokyo Paralympics and Japan’s struggle with coronavirus surrounding all of this. In addition, we have “Just Stand Up” and “Just Sit Down” awards to the same person—She’carri Richardson, for both her willingness to stand up to the haters after her performance in Eugene and the shade she threw at US track and field legend Allyson Felix. All this and more on this week’s show!
Steve Wyche Twitter: @Wyche89 https://www.nfl.com/author/steve-wyche
Zirin, Tokyo Hosts a Dangerous Paralympics in the Shadow of Covid https://www.thenation.com/article/society/paralympics-covid-tokyo/
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