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Why 2014 Will Be Remembered as the Year the Sports World Turned Upside Down

Dave Zirin The Nation
The game has changed, and the bosses are operating on outdated software. They are losing in a contest where they barely seem to grasp the rules. Meanwhile players, fans and political activists have been able to take the carefully scripted narrative of corporate sports and engineer a series of dramatic rewrites.

Sochi Costs

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! Nation of Change

Boycott Sochi?

Dave Zirin Grantland
Whether or not there is a boycott, connecting Putin's systematic attacks on LGBT people to the Sochi Olympics is a stroke of political genius
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