by Dave Zirin
by Dave Zirin and Chuck D
March 28, 2013 Athletes used to lead the charge for social change all the time, but as sports figures started making more in endorsement deals, their politics sometimes took a backseat to their pocketbooks. Sportswriter Dave Zirin's new book is about the uneasy confluence of sports and politics over the years.
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July 17, 2007 Excerpt: 'Welcome to the Terrordome'
July 17, 2007 In his new book, writer Dave Zirin discusses the intersection of sports and politics. In Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports, Zirin explains why he thinks sports have ceased to be sports.
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