Edge of Sports Podcast Thu, 11 Dec 2014

Dec 11, 2014, 05:00 AM

Episode 240: BOOM! Dave, Coach, Mark and special in-studio guest-host Shireen Ahmed discuss another week where sports and politics met head on! From Roger Goodell’s complete mishandling domestic abuse in the NFL to the emergence of athlete activism, especially with the “I Can’t Breathe” T-Shirts worn by top athletes around the world. ESPN’s Howard Bryant weighs in about the importance of people in sports -- writers and athletes alike -- speaking out for justice. Pete Ahern is leading a petition to get Dr. John Carlos and Tommie Smith into the International Olympic Committee and discusses why on the show.