Dave Zirin

One of UTNE Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World,” Dave Zirin is a columnist for The Nation, SLAM Magazine, and The Progressive. His books include A People’s History of Sports in the United States: 250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play; Bad Sports: How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love; and Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down (all published by The New Press), as well as What’s My Name, Fool?, Welcome to the Terrordome, and The John Carlos Story. He is the host of Sirius XM’s popular weekly show Edge of Sports Radio and a regular guest on ESPN’s Outside the Lines and on MSNBC. He lives near Washington, D.C.

News and Reviews

Bill Moyers Journal

Bill Moyers interviews Dave Zirin about Game Over and the collision of politics and sports on Bill Moyers Journal

The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe reviews Game Over

Books by Dave Zirin

Bad Sports
How Owners Are Ruining the Games We Love

Dave Zirin

Game Over
How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down

Dave Zirin

A People’s History of Sports in the United States
250 Years of Politics, Protest, People, and Play

Dave Zirin