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Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin is the sports editor at The Nation, and author of "Welcome to the Terrordome: the Pain Politics and Promise of Sports" (Haymarket) and "A People's History of Sports in the United States" (The New Press). His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, SportsIllustrated.com, New York Newsday, and The Progressive. He is the host of XM Radio's Edge of Sports Radio. Contact him at edgeofsports@gmail.com.

Articles by this author

 

Don't Let Colin Kaepernick's Message Get Swamped by the Nike Swoosh

Nike's co-opting of Kaepernick's "resistance" may broaden its appeal, but his testimony shouldn't get lost in a sea of commerce

Dave Zirin ·


The Absurd, Cowardly, and Morally Bankrupt NLRB Decision Against the Northwestern Football Union

The National Labor Relations Board may have ruled against the Northwestern football players’ efforts to organize, but this fight is far from over.

Dave Zirin ·


Why the Police Killing of Football Player Christian Taylor Matters

Without the resilience of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, the shooting of this unarmed black man would have gone unnoticed.

Dave Zirin ·






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