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Welcome to the Terrordome

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#039;,Dave Zirin is the best young sportswriter in America.'Robert LipsyteThis much-anticipated sequel to What's My Name... Weiterlesen
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#039;,Dave Zirin is the best young sportswriter in America.'Robert LipsyteThis much-anticipated sequel to What's My Name, Fool? by acclaimed commentator Dave Zirin breaks new ground in sports writing, looking at the controversies and trends now shaping sports in the United Statesand abroad. Features chapters such as ',Barry Bonds is Gonna Git Your Mama: The Last Word on Steroids,' ',Pro Basketball and the Two Souls of Hip-Hop,' ',An Icon's Redemption: The Great Roberto Clemente,' and ',Beisbol: How the Major Leagues Eat Their Young.'Zirin's commentary is always insightful, never predictable. Dave Zirin is the author of the widely acclaimed book What's My Name, Fool? (Haymarket Books) and writes the weekly column ',Edge of Sports' (edgeofsports.com). He writes a regular column for The Nation and Slam magazine and has appeared as a sports commentator on ESPN TV and radio, CBNC, WNBC, Democracy Now!, Air America, Radio Nation, and Pacifica. Chuck D redefined rap music and hip-hop culture as leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group Public Enemy. Spike Lee calls him ',one of the most politically and socially conscious artists of any generation.' He co-hosts a weekly radio show on Air America.

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Popular sportswriter and commentator Dave Zirin is editor of The Prince George's Post (Maryland) and writes the weekly column "Edge of Sports" (edgeofsports.com). He is a senior writer at basketball.com. Zirin's writing has also appeared in The Source, Common Dreams, College Sporting News, CounterPunch, Alternet, International Socialist Review, Black Sports Network, War Times, San Francisco Bay View and Z Magazine. Chuck D redefined rap music and hip-hop culture as leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group Public Enemy. Spike Lee calls him "one of the most politically and socially conscious artists of any generation." He co-hosts a weekly radio show on Air America.



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"Dave Zirin is the best young sportswriter in America."-Robert Lipsyte

This much-anticipated sequel to What's My Name, Fool? by acclaimed commentator Dave Zirin breaks new ground in sports writing, looking at the controversies and trends now shaping sports in the United States-and abroad. Features chapters such as "Barry Bonds is Gonna Git Your Mama: The Last Word on Steroids," "Pro Basketball and the Two Souls of Hip-Hop," "An Icon's Redemption: The Great Roberto Clemente," and "Beisbol: How the Major Leagues Eat Their Young."

Zirin's commentary is always insightful, never predictable.

Dave Zirin is the author of the widely acclaimed book What's My Name, Fool? (Haymarket Books) and writes the weekly column "Edge of Sports" (edgeofsports.com). He writes a regular column for The Nation and Slam magazine and has appeared as a sports commentator on ESPN TV and radio, CBNC, WNBC, Democracy Now!, Air America, Radio Nation, and Pacifica.

Chuck D redefined rap music and hip-hop culture as leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group Public Enemy. Spike Lee calls him "one of the most politically and socially conscious artists of any generation." He co-hosts a weekly radio show on Air America.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Welcome to the Terrordome
Untertitel: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports
Autor:
EAN: 9781608460007
ISBN: 978-1-60846-000-7
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Haymarket Books
Genre: Sport
Anzahl Seiten: 264
Veröffentlichung: 01.06.2007
Jahr: 2007
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 1.2 MB