Dave Zirin

One of UTNE Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World,” Dave Zirin is the sports editor of The Nation, a columnist for The Progressive, and the host of the Edge of Sports podcast. His many books include A People’s History of Sports in the United States, Game Over, Bad Sports, and The Kaepernick Effect (all published by The New Press). Zirin has also been a regular guest on MSNBC, CNN, and ESPN. He lives near Washington, DC.

News and Reviews

Sports Illustrated

Read an excerpt from Dave Zirin's The Kaepernick Effect in Sports Illustrated.

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

The Kaepernick Effect
Taking a Knee, Changing the World

Dave Zirin

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

Dave Zirin