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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


Critical Race Theory at a Big Time Sports School

This week we speak to Dr. David Canton, the new head of the African-American studies department at the University of Florida about how he intends to teach about sports, racism and politics given the recent legislation against reaching any kind of antiracism by Florida governor Ron DeSantis.
We also have “Choice Words” about the NFL and it’s racist practice called race-norming. In addition, we have “Just Stand Up” and “Just Sit Down” awards to Australian swimmer Maddie Groves who has chosen to withdraw from the Olympics as a message to sexist perverts and everyone who added to the hype machine leading ip to the fight between Floyd Mayweather and  Logan Paul. All this and more on this week’s show!
David Canton
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