The Politics of Sports


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Will America's sports leagues once again be leaders in the response to the pandemic? Senior Writer for The Athletic, Lindsay Jones, joins the show to unpack what we can learn from the recent Covid-19 protocols and penalties announced for the NFL. Plus, Simone Biles addresses her mental health and the right is in a tizzy. We break down how these arguments on "weakness" fall flat.

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Jason is back with a new season and a new co-host, Ravi Gupta. Each week, they'll tackle our most pressing issues, giving you the tools necessary to successfully have conversations across the aisle.

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