Takeaway sports contributor and author of "A People's History of Sports in the United States"
Dave Zirin appears in the following:
Friday, August 25, 2017
A year after Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem, other players are continuing to protest.
Friday, August 18, 2017
While many athletes of color have denounced white nationalist groups, Takeaway sports contributor Dave Zirin argues white athletes needs to step up as well.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Los Angeles city officials announced on Monday an agreement that would make it the host city for the 2028 Olympics. But some who oppose the deal are trying to block it from happening.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Baseball should be seen as America's pastime in the broadest sense — including Central and South America, says Sports Editor Dave Zirin.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
A trend toward activism in the WNBA and a liberal political climate in Seattle have made this a popular move for the team.
Friday, June 23, 2017
A football team scored an administrative touchdown thanks to a rock band's victory in court.
Friday, June 02, 2017
“No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are ... being black in America is tough," James said when asked about an incident of vandalization at his L.A. home.
Monday, May 15, 2017
What’s Major League Baseball’s responsibility when it comes to fan behavior?
Friday, April 28, 2017
Earlier this week, ESPN laid off around 100 journalists and on-air personalities in response to declining subscriptions and larger changes in sports journalism.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Sports editor Dave Zirin argues that the NCAA is exploiting student-athletes, and that players should strike during the Final Four in order to change how they're treated.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is facing criticism again for what he'll do during the national anthem — but this time, it's for saying he'll stand.
Monday, February 27, 2017
Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation magazine and host of "The Edge of Sports" podcast, explains why many NBA players and teams are revolting against President Donald Trump.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The Israeli government was planning to told a tour of Israel for 11 former and current NFL players, but four players so far have announced they are not going.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
A recap of the year in sports and social justice issues, from Colin Kaepernick protests, to the Olympics in Brazil, to the death of Muhammad Ali.
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...