Jonathan Aberman and Mark Walsh are back in the Jab room with Reporter Kim Barker, to tell us how the I.R.S haters have finally managed to bite their own tail and called it a scandal. Plus, U.S Historian Allen Ruff weighs in on what’s fact and fiction at home and Abroad.
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Episode 254: BOOM! We have a fantastic show this week! Davey D, the premier hip-hop journalist, teaches Dave, Coach, and Mark what it means to be a Raider. Julia Wong of Unite Here Local 2, explains the fight for workers at AT&T Park. Finally, Davey D tells you about the great hip-hop artists that you absolutely must hear.
Happy Mother’s Day! Ever get the feeling the Supreme Court is just a rubber stamp for corporations? Well it just so happens that’s true! Tom Donnelly joins us from the Constitutional Accountability Center to tell us how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has managed to wrap the Supreme Court around the middle finger it’s giving America. Plus, Dave Zirin joins us in the second hour to talk sports and politics, and we’ll try to find out if the Republican party is actually trying to destroy the country! All this and more…
Episode 253: BAM! We’ve got a great show for you this week. Aviva Kempner, award-winning filmmaker, talks about the re-releasing of The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg. Dan Bloom, the Edge of Sports resident soccer expert, delves into the emotional retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson from Manchester United and the subsequent departure of David Moyes from Everton to replace him.
Our favorite blogger is back in the ring to weigh in on why Rand Paul might herald the end of the Republican party! Plus, Dave Zirin returns to tell us how the sports establishment took him by surprise after NBA player Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete in one of the four U.S. pro sports leagues. We’ll also get Mark Walsh’s reaction to his former colleague Steve Case’s interview in the New York Times (read it here), and we’ll try to find out just how serious the right wing nuts are when they confess to gunning for an armed insurrection against the U.S. government.
Episode 252: BOOM! A superb show this week! Dave, Coach, and Mark react the Jason Collins’ coming out as the first openly gay active athlete in the Big Four. Kai Allums, the first openly transgender Division I athlete joins the show to give his perspective on the landmark moment. Old friend of the show and basketball writer, Richard Kent swings by to dissect the aftermath of the Rutgers athletic department situation.
Episodes 251: BOOM! This week Dave, Coach, and Mark talk about all things Boston. They break down just what is so unique about Boston sports – the good, bad and ugly. They talk to Ted Johnson, three time Super Bowl Champion with the New England Patriots. They also speak with Ben Shapiro aka “The Red Sox Monster” from masslive.com. Dave also reveals just why New York City fans are secretly jealous of their Boston brethren.
Episode 250: We have a great show for you this week! Dave, Coach, and Mark give their perspective on the Boston Marathon bombing. Geoff Millard, superb hockey writer, stops by to preview the playoffs and explain how the Washington Capitals transformed themselves into a playoff team. Finally, Damion Thomas, Kinesiology professor at the University of Maryland, College Park gives you a taste of his excellent new book, Globe Trotting: American Athletes and Cold War Politics. Finally, the guys tell you if you should expect any upsets in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Communications expert Susan Crawford is in the ring to tell us how we became a Captive Audience to the biggest telecommunications monopolies in the world, and how we can recapture the regulatory ideal. With Dave Goodfriend, Mark Walsh, Jon Aberman and Dave Zirin.