"U BUM!" Sports, Trump, & Resistance

Sep 27, 2017, 03:00 PM

We discuss the explosive weekend of anthem protests with former San Francisco 49er Chris Borland, who famously walked away from the league after his stellar rookie season. We also go through everything that happened in the last week, a period that could be called a maelstrom of sports, politics and resistance. Finally, we ask the question: Is the original message of why players are taking a knee getting lost in the shuffle?Chris BorlandTwitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisBorland_http://grantland.com/the-triangle/the-definition-of-tough-how-chris-borland-walked-away-from-his-dream-job/Zirin, The Fragile Toxic Masculinity of Donald Trumphttps://www.thenation.com/article/the-fragile-toxic-masculinity-of-donald-trump/Zirin, For The NFL, It Was Choose Your Side Sundayhttps://www.thenation.com/article/for-the-nfl-it-was-choose-your-side-sunday/Zirin, Taking a Knee Is Not About Abstract Unity but Racial Justicehttps://www.thenation.com/article/taking-a-knee-is-not-about-abstract-unity-but-racial-justice/—http://www.edgeofsportspodcast.com/ | http://twitter.com/EdgeOfSportsPod | http://fb.com/edgeofsportspod | email us: edgeofsports@gmail.com | Edge of Sports hotline: 401-426-3343 (EDGE)—Music: Eye Examination - Del The Funky Homosapien | Beautiful - Snoop Dogg Feat. Pharrell | Wait - Ying Yang Twins | Street Talkin' - Slick Rick Feat. Outkast | Truth - Beanie Siegel | Who Do You Love - YG | Harder Than You Think - Public Enemy | Nickel Bags - Digable Planets | Down & Out - Cam'ron | Don't Say Nuthin' - The Roots | Cover Me Up - Jason Isbell | Intergalactic - Beastie Boys | Stand Up - Ludacris Feat. Shawnna | The Champ - Ghostface Killah | Hit 'Em Up - Tupac |  Tour Stories - Souls of Mischief | The Wire Outro