Tag Archives: Dave Zirin

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METRO | SPORT | Houston stadium grift comes home to roost as Harvey hits

Preacher Joel Osteen’s megachurch was once a hoops hallowed ground called The Summit. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | September 5, 2017 HOUSTON — Joel Osteen, the moneychanger who runs his own Houston temple, was the subject of … finish reading Dave Zirin :
METRO | SPORT | Houston stadium grift comes home to roost as Harvey hits

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SPORT | In the city known as ‘The Big Heart’: Resistance at Super Bowl LI

This will be a Super Bowl with political action outside the stadium and political symbolism all over the field. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | February 4, 2017 HOUSTON — The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | In the city known as ‘The Big Heart’: Resistance at Super Bowl LI

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SPORT | The sweetest escape: The Chicago Cubs win the World Series

After more than a century, the Cubs gave so many of us cathartic joy, just when we needed it the most. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | November 3, 2016 There are no words. If the greatest predictor … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | The sweetest escape: The Chicago Cubs win the World Series

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SPORT | ‘I Just Wanted to Be Free’: The radical reverberations of Muhammad Ali

He redefined what it meant to be tough and collectivized the very idea of courage. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2016 The reverberations. Not the rumbles, the reverberations. The death of Muhammad Ali will undoubtedly … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | ‘I Just Wanted to Be Free’: The radical reverberations of Muhammad Ali

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SPORT | Pat Tillman, the Boston Marathon, and a Tale of Two Anniversaries

Two upcoming sports anniversaries contain elements of tragedy, honor, and courage. But one won’t get much attention. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | April 15, 2014 Two wrenching anniversaries loom in the world of sports. Both are in … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | Pat Tillman, the Boston Marathon, and a Tale of Two Anniversaries

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SPORT | The Northwestern University Football Union and the NCAA’s death spiral

The NCAA is now in a fight for its life. Its power emanates solely from its position as a cartel. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | March 28, 2014 “Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered…” – Mark Cuban … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | The Northwestern University Football Union and the NCAA’s death spiral

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Sochi 2014: Where Pussy Riot gets whipped by Cossacks

Members of the punk rock collective Pussy Riot were attacked by Cossacks and horsewhipped in the streets of Sochi. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, way back in 2011, there was … finish reading Dave Zirin :
Sochi 2014: Where Pussy Riot gets whipped by Cossacks

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Richard Sherman’s refusal to be a brand

If you’re going to root against the Seahawks, please do it for the right reasons. Not so Richard Sherman gets some kind of lip-buttoning comeuppance. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | January 26, 2014 I was done writing … finish reading Dave Zirin :
Richard Sherman’s refusal to be a brand

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Decriminalize Baseball!

Ryan Braun isn’t Al Capone. Image from Deadspin. Decriminalize the game:A solution to baseball’s drug wars I love baseball and it’s tragic to watch it self-devour. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2013 See Thorne Dreyer’s … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Decriminalize Baseball!

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : RGIII Is Trending with Muhammad Ali

Robert Griffin III. Photo courtesy of Muhammad Ali Center. Image from The Nation. What did RGIII learn atthe Muhammad Ali Center? The social-media-savvy RGIII tweeted, ‘What Ali stood for and the way he expressed it from the boxing ring to … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : RGIII Is Trending with Muhammad Ali

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FILM / Dave Zirin : ’42’ is Jackie Robinson’s Bitter Pill

  A Review of ’42’:Jackie Robinson’s bitter pill This was a man tortured by the fact that his own experience was used as a cudgel against building a public, fighting movement against racial injustice. By Dave Zirin | The Rag … finish reading FILM / Dave Zirin : ’42’ is Jackie Robinson’s Bitter Pill

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Progressive Sportswriter Dave Zirin Takes Off the Gloves

Dave Zirin: “Politics have always been a part of sports.” Rag Radio podcast:Progressive sportswriter Dave Zirinon the intersection of sports and politics “Sports has become such a big business that the line between journalism and being a broadcast partner for … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Progressive Sportswriter Dave Zirin Takes Off the Gloves

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