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Entries by Dave Zirin from 09/2010

The Summer of Our Sporting Discontent

| Posted 09.07.2010 | Sports

The summer of 2010 was supposed to be a joyous festival of the World Cup, historic baseball pennant races, and a dynamic NBA free agent period. Instead, the nation's fever dream has become the sports world's nightmare.

NFL Opener Becomes Site of Solidarity

| Posted 09.11.2010 | Sports

In a country where unions are ignored when they're not demonized, it was perhaps the most widely-seen, collectively experienced display of labor solidarity in the history of the United States.

When Sports Attacks; The 2010 Commonwealth Games

| Posted 09.27.2010 | Sports

There is a reason why the so called BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China) are the 21st century hosts for these elaborate sporting spectacles. One reason is that they are willing to do whatever it takes to make the games happen.

Linda McMahon's Body Count

| Posted 09.30.2010 | Sports

Welcome to the race for Senator of Connecticut, where McMahon is self-funding her campaign on the bodies of the dead wrestlers who have built the billion-dollar empire that is World Wrestling Entertainment.