Inside The Inseparable Worlds Of Sports, Politics

Sports writer Dave Zirin has a reputation for pointing out the places where the line between sports and politics blurs.

His latest book, A People's History of Sports in the United States, goes even further.

In his words, it attempts to "resuscitate the political heart that beats in the sports world." He speaks with NPR's Tony Cox.

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250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play

by David Zirin

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