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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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Remembering Miles & Phife with Don Cheadle & Bobbito Garcia

Today we pay homage to two departed legends of music. First, we have Don Cheadle, star and director of the Miles Davis biopic “Miles Ahead.” Then, DJ Bobbito Garcia remembers his friend Malik Taylor, AKA Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest who passed away last week. Dave’s ‘Choice Words’ are call for NBA Commissioner to move the 2017 All-Star weekend away from Charlotte in light of a recent North Carolina anti-trans law, and a somber ‘Just Stand Up’ goes to Dave’s departed friend Kevin Turner. The former Alabama and NFL running back lived with dignity and strength before succumbing to ALS a week ago.Special thanks: Mike Sheils, Simona Noce, Maya Anand, Donna Daniels, Kathryn Tyus-Adair, Jennifer Allen, Mike Nasella, WPFW 89.3 FM.—‘Miles Ahead’ film: http://sonyclassics.com/milesaheadZirin: The NBA Needs to Move the 2017 All-Star Game FromCharlotte. Now. http://thenation.com/article/the-nba-needs-to-move-the-2017-all-star-game-from-charlotte-now/Zirin: Kevin Turner Dies From ALS, the NFL Does Not Give a Damn http://thenation.com/article/kevin-turner-dies-from-als-nfl-does-not-give-a-damn/—http://edgeofsportspodcast.com | http://twitter.com/edgeofsports | http://fb.com/edgeofsportspod | edgeofsports@slate.com—Music credits:Miles Davis: One For Daddy-O, Blue in Green, The Doo Bop Song, Sanctuary, Bitches Brew, Duran, Milestones, Flamenco SketchesA Tribe Called Quest: Check The Rhime, Electric Relaxation, Award Tour, Jazz, Steve Biko (Stir it Up,) Excursions, Buggin’ Out, Can I Kick It?Run DMC - Jam Master Jay, Biz Markie - Make the Music with Your Mouth, Biz (Produced by Marley Marl,) The Beatnuts - Watch Out Now


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