Dave Zirin, widely published independent sports journalist, author, sports editor for The Nation and host of Edge of Sports Radio, has brought his blend of sports and politics to multiple television and radio programs, including MSNBC, CNN, ESPN’s Outside the Lines, C-SPAN’s BookTV, Democracy Now! and National Public Radio. Zirin is well known for his book The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World. His other books include What’s My Name, Fool?; A People’s History of Sports in the United States; Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love; and the recent Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down. His latest book is Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics and the Future of Democracy.
Dave Zirin elsewhere on Lannan.orgDave Zirin with David Barsamian, (Events)
Dave Zirin awarded 2014 Cultural Freedom Fellowship, (Cultural Freedom: Awards and Grants)
Dave Zirin around the WebDave Zirin's Sports Column
Dave Zirin on "The Nation"
Additional Photos of the 2 April 2014 Event on Flickr