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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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Futbolera: Women, Soccer and Latin America

This week we speak to the co-author of the new book Futbolera: A History of Women and Sports in Latin America, Brenda Elsey. We talk about the development of soccer in Latin America among women, the challenges that came with that.

We also have a special ‘Choice Words’ update on the case of Braeden Bradforth, the freshman football player that died during an intensive workout. We also have ‘Just Stand Up’ and ‘Just Sit Down’ awards to Reggie Bush for speaking out about the new Alabama abortion ban and a plea that more athletes speak up on this issue. All this and more on this week’s show!

Brenda Elsey

Twitter: @Politicultura

https://utpress.utexas.edu/books/elsey-nadel-futbolera

Zirin, A Victory in the Case of Braeden Bradforth

https://www.thenation.com/article/braeden-bradforth-death-investigation/

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