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Here Come Los Suns: Dave Zirin on Sports and Resistance


Steve Nash wearing the Los Suns jersey

Steve Nash wearing the Los Suns jersey

The world of sports and politics don’t always mix. But sports writer Dave Zirin has made a career of documenting revolutionary athletes from baseball’s legendary Jackie Robinson to the modern-day NBA’s Steve Nash. On this edition, Dave Zirin tells the tale of the Phoenix Suns basketball team, who took a stand against Arizona’s anti-immigrant bill SB1070.


Dave Zirin, author of People’s History of Sports in the United States, Sports Editor for the Nation Magazine; Amare Stoudamire and Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns players.

For more information:

Arizona State Legislature – SB1070

Move the Game

The Official Site of the Phoenix Suns


Articles, Blogs, Films, Reports, Other:

Edge of Sports
The Weekly Sports Column by Dave Zirin

Suns on AZ immigration bill

Phil Jackson’s Immigration Stance Draws Protest


The Beatles – Here Comes the Sun 

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Author: Kwan

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  1. Great episode! It’s essential for progressives to engage with sports.

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