Book Discussion on Bad Sports: How Owners are Ruining the Games We Love

Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation, argues against the business actions of professional sports owners. The author examines the… read more

Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation, argues against the business actions of professional sports owners. The author examines the different tactics that he believes owners use to manipulate city officials and fans to maintain their sports teams, from the threat of moving teams to other cities if certain demands are not met to the use of public money to finance new stadiums and arenas. Dave Zirin discussed his book at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Bad Sports: How Owners are Ruining the Games We Love

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 4, 2010
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Oct 31, 2010

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