Bob Costas on Covering Kaepernick and the Olympics

Sep 22, 2016, 05:56 AM

Iconic NBC broadcaster Bob Costas speaks about balancing the real world and the sports world, when politics rip through the games we often turn to for escape. We also have some 'choice words' about white athletes and the movement for Black Lives and we take and respond to messages left on the Edge of Sports hotline: 401-426-3343 (EDGE.) The ‘Just Stand Up’ award goes to the young people with the courage to kneel. This week's show is dedicated to Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott.The Nation: Bigots Beware: White Athletes Are Becoming Sympathetic to Anthem Protests https://www.thenation.com/article/bigots-beware-white-athletes-are-becoming-sympathetic-to-anthem-protests/—http://edgeofsportspodcast.com | http://twitter.com/edgeofsports | http://fb.com/edgeofsportspod | email us: edgeofsports@slate.com—music: “Nothin’” - N.O.R.E. (The Neptunes production) | “Get Down” - Nas (Salaam Remi production) | “Book of Rhymes” - Nas (The Alchemist production) | “Real Friends” - Kanye West (Boi-1da production, JP Sounds remake) | “All the Way Up” - Fat Joe & Remy Ma (Edsclusive, Cool & Dre production, Diggz remake) | “Sky's the Limit” - The Notorious B.I.G. (Clark Kent production)