The Enduring Legacy of 'Hoop Dreams'

Mar 07, 2017, 01:56 AM

The REBOOTED PODCAST now sponsored by the Nation Magazine is officially underway! We start it off with an interview with legendary documentary filmmaker, and the producer of Hoop Dreams, Peter Gilbert. We talk about youth basketball, what’s changed and what’s stayed the same since his landmark 1994 film.I also have some “choice words” about the anti-Trump sentiment bubbling in the NBA, some “harsh words” for sports radio sexist dinosaur Mike Francesa, a Kaepernick watch about the quarterback’s decision to no longer kneel for the National Anthem.BREAKING NEWS: the statement from Seattle Seahawk Michael Bennett in support of the Women’s Strike on International Women’s Day March 8th. I will read it and it is the first time it’s been read anywhere, BOOM!Peter Gilbert:http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0318201/Zirin,  Why the NBA Is in Revolt Against Trumphttps://www.thenation.com/article/why-the-nba-is-in-revolt-against-trump/ —http://www.edgeofsportspodcast.com/ | http://twitter.com/edgeofsports | http://fb.com/edgeofsportspod | email us: edgeofsports@gmail.com | Edge of Sports hotline: 401-426-3343 (EDGE)—Music: Eye Examination - Del The Funkee Homosapien | Around My Way - Lupe Fiasco | Daydreamin' - Lupe Fiasco | U.N.I.T.Y. - Queen Latifah | The Bridge is Over - Boogie Down Productions | Blockbuster Night Pt. 1 - Run the Jewels | FDT - YG | Triumph - Wu Tang Clan | '93 Til Infinity - Souls of Mischief | The Wire Outro