Sports

Emma hosts writer Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D’Arcangelo, women’s basketball writer for the Athletic, to discuss their recent book Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women’s Football League, and what they’ve uncovered in diving into the history of the league and the women that played in it. D’Arcangelo and de la Cretaz dive into the […]
Sam and Emma host Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, to discuss the politics in sports including the MLB pulling the All-Star Game from Atlanta, NCAA athlete pay, and push back on Olympics real estate development in Los Angeles. And in the Fun Half: who will get the windfall of prescription drug savings CMS […]
Sam hosts University of Utah economics professor Marshall Steinbaum (@Econ_Marshall) to discuss the novel class-action lawsuit filed by UFC fighters against the league’s parent company Zuffa, and why Biden should forgive student loan debt. On today’s show: Asked to respond to Bernie Sanders’ criticism of Democrats’ self-negotiating, Manchin says this is a lifeline for people and […]
Cliff Schecter explains the victory of Matt Bevin in the Kentucky Governors race. Why Democrats are still failing to explain Obamacare. Why Third Way Democrats keep failing. Why Democrats need to run as populists. Why legalizing Marijuana failed in Ohio. Is it over for Ben Carson? The Ben Carson con artist campaign. Jeb Bush continues […]