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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

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The NFL Anthem Mess: Putting Out a Fire With Kerosene

This week we have Bijan Bayne, social commentator and author of the book Elgin Baylor: The Man Who Changed Basketball to talk the NFL, the new anthem polcy, and the unholy mess created by unaccountable billionaires. 

We have ‘Choice Words’ about the White House’s decision to pardon Jack Johnson. We also have ‘Just Stand Up’ and ‘Just Sit Down’ awards, to Sterling Brown and a recurring figure, Kaepernick watch and more!

Bijan Bayne

Twitter: @bijancbayne

https://www.amazon.com/Elgin-Baylor-Man-Changed-Basketball/dp/1442245700

https://www.amazon.com/Sky-Kings-Professional-Basketball-African-American/dp/0531113086/ref=la_B001HPHNIE_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1527451334&sr=1-2

Zirin, Donald Trump would have been one of Jack Johnson’s tormentors

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2018/05/24/donald-trump-would-have-been-one-of-jack-johnsons-tormentors/?utm_term=.0401ab30fbe7

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