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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 Wild and Crazy USFL

This week we speak to NY Times bestselling author Jeff Pearlman about his book Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL. We go into the league’s history, why it went under, and lessons to be learned from its eventual demise.

We also have ‘Choice Words’ about proposed cuts to the Special Olympics and we have the same person getting the ‘Just Stand Up’ and Just ‘Sit Your Ass Down’ awards! A brand new ‘Kaepernick Watch’ and more!

Jeff Pearlman

Twitter: @jeffpearlman

Football For A Buck

Zirin, The Trump Administration’s Ableist Cuts to the Special Olympics

https://www.thenation.com/article/trump-devos-ableism-special-olympics/

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