Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports

Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports

Dave Zirin

“Dave Zirin is the easiest younger sportswriter in America.”—Robert Lipsyte

This much-anticipated sequel to What’s My identify, Fool? through acclaimed commentator Dave Zirin breaks new flooring in activities writing, taking a look at the controversies and developments now shaping activities within the United States—and out of the country. good points chapters akin to “Barry Bonds is Gonna Git Your Mama: the final word on Steroids,” “Pro Basketball and the 2 Souls of Hip-Hop,” “An Icon’s Redemption: the good Roberto Clemente,” and “Beisbol: How the main Leagues consume Their Young.”

Zirin’s remark is often insightful, by no means predictable.

Dave Zirin is the writer of the commonly acclaimed publication What’s My identify, Fool? (Haymarket Books) and writes the weekly column “Edge of activities” (edgeofsports.com). He writes a typical column for The Nation and Slam journal and has seemed as a activities commentator on ESPN television and radio, CBNC, WNBC, Democracy Now!, Air the US, Radio Nation, and Pacifica.

Chuck D redefined rap tune and hip-hop tradition as chief and co-founder of the mythical rap team Public Enemy. Spike Lee calls him “one of the main politically and socially wakeful artists of any generation.” He co-hosts a weekly radio express on Air America.

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