NBA & Player Protest: A Collision Course?

Oct 10, 2017, 10:00 AM

This week we talk face-to-face with Michael Lee, senior writer at The Vertical for Yahoo! Sports, about the prospect of players protesting during the anthem in the NBA and how NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will handle it. Also, we speak to Lindsay Gibbs, sports correspondent for ThinkProgress, about Cam Newton's sexist comments to a female reporter and how racism against Cam became part of the story.We have Choice Words about the stupidest argument ever against anthem protests, Just Stand Up and Just Sit Down awards, your weekly Kaepernick watch and much more!Michael Lee, NBA Senior Writer at The Vertical on Yahoo! SportsREAD: Why NBA players should be allowed to take a kneeFollow on TwitterLindsay Gibbs, Sports Reporter at ThinkProgress & Co-Host of the Burn It All Down PodcastREAD: Cam Newton's sexist comment: A reminder about what women in media still deal withFollow on TwitterZirin, Protesting NFL Players Aren't Being Demonized Only by Trumpers— | | | email us: | Edge of Sports hotline: 401-426-3343 (EDGE)—Music: Eye Examination - Del The Funky Homosapien | Breathe - Fabolous | Alright - Kendrick Lamar | Potholderz - MF DOOM Feat. Count Bass D | It's My Thing - EPMD | Hate It Or Love It - The Game Feat. 50 Cent | My Way - Kanye West | Switch - Iggy Azalea ft. Anitta | Find No Enemy - Akala | Fade - Kanye West | Brain Damage - Eminem | No Roots - Alice Merton | Uptown Anthem - Naughty By Nature | My Favorite Things - John Coltrane | The Wire Outro