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Here Come Los Suns: Dave Zirin on Sports and Resistance

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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.

Featuring:

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

AltoArizona

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

Music:

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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