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Zirin argues only certain actions by teams are heroic....so long as they fit in with his personal political views. Read morePublished 4 months ago by BK
I bought this book after seeing an interview with Mr. Zirin by Bill Moyers. It seemed a bit too high on the hyperbole for my taste.Published 6 months ago by r
Zirin does an amazing job of connecting the impact that politics has on sports and vice versa. If you are love sports and are looking for an intriguing read, this book is it.Published 7 months ago by Jahmal Williams
very interesting book written to show the evolution of what has happened to sports -
always ends up "the money, the power"
A great read, even if you are not into sports.
Very sad to read how the Olympics affects neighborhoods and countries' economies, and the behind-the-scenes politicking. Read more
Reading for class... Interesting... Makes you hope that one day people wake up and realize what is actually going on.Published 10 months ago by Matthew Radice
The lesson I learned from this read is that a good book can be ruined by too much soap-box. Game Over by Dave Zirin is mostly a well-written, engaging book. Read morePublished 10 months ago by A. Schultz
Zirin, a sportswriter for The Nation and SI.com, explores how politics has recently begun to infiltrate the previously apolitical sports world. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Sarah's Book Shelves
An eye opener about the intersection of sports, politics and the economy. I don't always agree with some conclusions but I get why he gets there. Artfully written. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Marin