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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
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    Super Bowl Champion and two-time Pro Bowler Michael Bennett is an outspoken proponent for social justice and a man without a censor. One of the most scathingly humorous athletes on the planet, he is also a fearless activist, grassroots philanthropist, and organizer. Bennett, a defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks, has gained international recognition for his public support for the Black Lives Matter movement and women's rights. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awsome

    • By cory on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Here Edgeofsports.com sportswriter Dave Zirin shows how sports express the worst, as well as the most creative and exciting, features of American society. Zirin explores how Janet Jackson's Super Bowl flash-time show exposed more than a breast, why 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 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 25

    In this compelling new book, relying on original reporting from the most dangerous corners of Rio to the halls of power in Washington, DC, 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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting story, but the narration can be a little annoying

    • By Mark Ballinger on 09-11-16

    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
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Funny, engaging, and sharply pointed in his appraisal of the sports complex bankrupting our cities, the celebrated author of A People’s History of Sports in the United States returns with a hard-hitting indictment of big business and the corrupt practices that are ruining the sports we love.When attending a baseball game becomes a luxury reserved for the wealthy few and cities build multi-million dollar stadiums while letting their bridges crumble, the price of sports in this country demands reassessment.

    • 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

    • 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
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      5 out of 5 stars 16
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    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 and the Black Power movement. Here is the remarkable story of one of the men behind the salute, lifelong activist John Carlos.

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

    • By NeatAmI on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Sports Is a Hub for Protests Against Racism. ESPN Shouldn’t Silence Jemele Hill.

    • By: Dave Zirin
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    My colleague at ESPN Jemele Hill recently observed as much on Twitter, calling Trump “a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.”That she was attacked on social media for saying so is not surprising.

    "Sports Is a Hub for Protests Against Racism. ESPN Shouldn’t Silence Jemele Hill." is from the September 15, 2017 PostEverything section of The Washington Post. It was written by Dave Zirin and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95