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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


Layshia Clarendon, the WNBA, and Pushing the Envelope

This week on the show we speak to Layshia Clarendon of the New York Liberty about a protest Layshia was at the forefront in organizing. We also talk to them about the return of the WNBA, activism within the ranks of WNBA, and centering the voices of black women.
We also have some ‘Choice Words’ about the courage of WNBA athletes in protesting racial injustice and the attempt by the right wing to demonize these athletes. In addition, we have ‘Just Stand Up’ and ‘Just Sit Down’ awards to NBA star Kyrie Irving for donating 1.5 million dollars to help pay WNBA players that are sitting out and players that are protesting with no political convictions at all. All that and more on this week’s Edge of Sports!
Layshia Clarendon Twitter: @LayshiaC
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