Dave Zirin / The Nation

Scoop Jackson Makes it Plain

Scoop Jackson Makes it Plain

This week we talk to Scoop Jackson, author of the new book, The Game is Not a Game: The Power, Protest and Politics of American Sports. We talk to Scoop about the book, Scoop’s native Chicago, and the Last Dance documentary. We also have some Choice Words about the NFL’s willingness to play a vital role in Trump’s reelection campaign by trying very hard to start the season back as fast as possible. In addition, we have Just Stand Up and Just Sit Down awards to LeBron James for speaking out about the murder of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia by white vigilantes and all the talking heads clearly looking for attention with their absurd takes this week. We also got a brand new Kaepernick Watch. All that and more on this week’s Edge of Sports! Scoop Jackson https://www.amazon.com/Game-Not-Protest-Politics-American/dp/1642590967 Twitter: @ibescoopjackson (https://twitter.com/ibescoopjackson?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) Zirin, The NFL Is Now Part of Trump’s Reelection Project https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/nfl-season-coronavirus-espn/ — http://www.edgeofsportspodcast.com/ | http://twitter.com/EdgeOfSportsPod | http://fb.com/edgeofsportspod | email us: edgeofsports@gmail.com | Edge of Sports hotline: 401-426-3343 (EDGE) — Subscribe to The Nation to support all of our podcasts: http://thenation.com/podcastsubscribe.

Duration: 1 hr 38 min

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