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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


USA Gymnastics & Michigan State: What's Next?

This week, we speak to Jessica Luther, author of Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape, about Michigan State, USA gymnastics and what justice could look like for the gymnasts abused by Larry Nassar.Get ready for a surprising Choice Words segment where we make a progressive case for rooting on the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl...seriously. We keep your attention on the Super Bowl for our Just Stand Up award -- Chris Long and Malcolm Jenkins continue to prove that standing up for social doesn't inhibit a football team from winning games.The Just Sit Down award could only go to someone on the Michigan State board of trustees. Plus, we bring you a Kaepernick Watch that has to do with him playing football! Enjoy all that and more on this week's episode! Jessica Luther, Journalist & Author of Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of RapeFollow on Twitter @jessicawlutherDave Zirin, The Progressive Case for the New England Patriots (Seriously)— | | | email us: | Edge of Sports hotline: 401-426-3343 (EDGE)—Music: Eye Examination - Del the Funky Homosapien |  I Need A Doctor - Dr. Dre | Most Girls - Hailee Steinfeld | Digital Witness - St. Vincent | Mass Appeal - Gang Starr | Desire - Pharoahe Monch | Mathematics - Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) | Lost Boyz - Renee | Who Am I (What's My Name) - Snoop Dogg | The Wire Theme

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