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Wednesday’s Book Review: “A People’s History of Sports in the United States”


A People’s History of Sports in the United States. By Dave Zirin. New York: The New Press, 2008. I have appreciated Howard Zinn’s People’s History of the United States since I was first exposed to it. I have also been … Continue reading

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Celebrity Activism in Sports and Society


It is almost a truism in modern America that celebrities engage in various causes aimed at overcoming various challenges plaguing society. Much of this is accepted and even celebrated. As often as not, it is the result of a unique … Continue reading

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