Dave Zirin appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
In a major setback for college athletics on Monday, the National Labor Relations Board overturned a 2014 ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the right to unionize.
Monday, January 05, 2015
Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, says his admiration of ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott was both personal and professional. Scott died of cancer on Sunday at age 49.
Friday, June 06, 2014
The World Cup begins next week in Brazil. Before it gets going, check out the work of an author who has spent decades writing about Latin America, and who has a particular affinity for soccer.
Monday, May 26, 2014
Dave Zirin's new book "Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy" examines how the World Cup has transformed Rio de Janiero.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o said during the football season that he was dealing with the death of his grandmother and the death of his girlfriend, but according to reporters...
Friday, January 11, 2013
This week, the Baseball Writers of America decided that in 2013, no players would be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Potential inductees included players hailing from the infamo...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson announced yesterday that no players would be inducted in 2013. Notable omissions include Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds, who were included o...
Monday, July 23, 2012
Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation and host of "Edge of Sports Radio" on Sirius XM, explains the NCAA penalties against the Penn State football program and what it could mean for the future of the school.
Thursday, October 21, 2010
By this point, everyone's seen the headlines. It seems like a huge number of football players are getting seriously injured this season. People are asking whether the game has become more violent than ever.
Thursday, May 06, 2010
Instead of their usual jerseys, the Phoenix Suns wore shirts with "Los Suns" inscribed across the chest as they played the Spurs last night. This change in wardrobe was explicitly meant as a nod in support of Arizona's Latino population, and a protest to Arizona's new immigration law, signed by Governor Jan Brewer last week.
Monday, April 05, 2010
Today is opening day in baseball and the season has already begun with a Yankees loss to the Red Sox last night. Nation sports editor Dave Zirin previews the season. He says the stats are all pointing to a predictable "chalk year," but, he doubts it will be. We get Dave's take on the baseball year ahead and why he has high hopes for the Atlanta Braves.
Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Business Takeout: Louise Story, finance reporter for The New York Times, looks at a sudden rise in the price of oil.
NFL Takeout: Sports writer Dave Zirin talks about the upcoming ...
Friday, July 24, 2009
This weekend, Cooperstown holds its induction ceremony for the Baseball Hall of Fame—days after White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle threw a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Tak...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The 2016 Olympics are already heating up. Seven candidates — baseball, golf, karate, roller sports, rugby sevens, softball and squash — are vying for a place at the games from 2016 on...
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Used to be that stolen bases were the bad behavior of baseball, but America’s pastime balked as Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez admitted to taking performance enhancing substances while...
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
, author of Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports
(Haymarket Books, 2007), reviews sports news about NBA officiating and NFL quarterback Michael Vick's dogfighting and talks about being a "progressive" sportswriter. Welcome to the Terrordome
is available for purchase at