Dave Zirin
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Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin was named one of the "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World" by The Utne Magazine. He writes about the politics of sports for the Nation magazine, and is their first sports writer in 150 years of existence as well as the Progressive, and a regular op-ed writer for the Los Angeles Times. . Zirin is also the host of the "Edge of Sports Podcast," and "The Collision with Etan Thomas and Dave Zirin" on WPFW in DC.

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    • Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

    • By: Michael Bennett, Dave Zirin - contributor, Martellus Bennett - foreword
    • Narrated by: JD Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 140

    Super Bowl Champion and two-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett is an outspoken proponent for social justice and a man without a censor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it from the very beginning

    • By Mickey on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Jim Brown

    • Last Man Standing
    • By: Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: Dave Zirin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Dave Zirin's book redefines an American icon, and not always in a flattering light. At 81, Jim Brown continues to speak out. Jim Brown is a raw and thrilling account of Brown's remarkable life and a must-listen for sports fans and students of the black freedom struggle....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Performance leaves a lot to be desired

    • By Zachary Phelps on 08-06-18
    • Last Man Standing
    • By: Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: Dave Zirin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The John Carlos Story

    • The Sports Moment That Changed the World
    • By: John Carlos, Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smith’s Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance remains one of the most iconic images of Olympic history....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great history and we'll told.

    • By NeatAmI on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $17.95

    • What's My Name, Fool?

    • Sports and Resistance in the United States
    • By: Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: Aaron Abano
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Zirin explores how the labor movement has everything to learn from sports unions and why a new generation of athletes is no longer content to "play one game at a time" and is starting to get political....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Brazil’s Dance with the Devil

    • The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy
    • By: Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: Alex Hyde-White
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Dave Zirin examines how sports and politics are colliding in remarkable fashion in Brazil, opening up an international conversation on the culture, economics, and politics of sports....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting information . Dreadful Portuguese

    • By Daniel Lonergan on 01-17-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bad Sports

    • How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love
    • By: Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: Jones Allen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    This audiobook is a funny, engaging, and sharply pointed appraisal of how the sports complex is bankrupting our cities....

    • How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love
    • By: Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: Jones Allen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 11-25-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Regular price: $17.95

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