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Edge of Sports

344 EpisodesProduced by Dave Zirin / The NationWebsite

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


What do the 1984 Olympics Teach Us? 

This week we talk to L. Jon Wertheim about his new book Glory Days: The Summer of 1984 and the 90 Days That Changed Sports and Culture Forever. We talk about 1984 sports, music, and what was taking place in the world that made that particular summer transformative. 

We also got “Choice Words” about Antonio Brown and his exit from last week’s Bucs-Jets game. We have “Just Stand Up” and “Sit Your Ass Down” awards to the incredible Sidney Poitier for an incredible life lived as an actor and activist and Aaron Rodgers who will likely win the NFL MVP and increasingly appears to be an avatar for the libertarian right. All this and more on this week’s show! 

Jon Wertheim

Twitter: @jon_wertheim

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