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Co-hosts Matthew Miranda and Jonah Birch discuss the most meaningful stories from around the world of sports, both on and off the field. Produced by Jacobin. Find the show on Twitter @JacobinSports!

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Co-hosts Matthew Miranda and Jonah Birch discuss the most meaningful stories from around the world of sports, both on and off the field. Produced by Jacobin. Find the show on Twitter @JacobinSports!

    Worker-Owned Sports Media, NBA Draft, Simone Biles, and More

    Worker-Owned Sports Media, NBA Draft, Simone Biles, and More

    This week the pod welcomes Alex Wolfe (@thealexwolfe), head of The Strickland and formerly of Sports Illustrated, as well as draft expert Prezidente (@_prezidente). We discuss the exploitative nature of working in sports media today, what led Alex to create his own successful site, and Prez's thoughts on this year's draft class. Matthew and Jonah then discuss the reactions to Simone Biles's caring about her mental health, the end of the so-called Dream Team, how the Olympics neutered skateboarding, what's up with judo, and more.

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    • 1 Std. 26 Min.
    Bucks Even the Finals, Italy Wins the Euros, and ESPN Ugliness

    Bucks Even the Finals, Italy Wins the Euros, and ESPN Ugliness

    It’s mid-July and the weather isn’t all that’s heating up. Matthew and Jonah digest a dramatic Game 4 of the NBA finals, England’s heartbreaking loss in the European championship, ESPN having its ugly cake and eating it too, a WNBA idea the NBA should adopt, and more.

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    Email us: jacobinsports@gmail.com

    • 52 Min.
    Emergency Room Playoffs, NBA Coaching Hires, and Euro Surprises

    Emergency Room Playoffs, NBA Coaching Hires, and Euro Surprises

    Matthew and Jonah discuss NBA playoff injuries and debrief the careless hirings of Jason Kidd and Chauncey Billups. They also talk about the NBA playoffs, the Euros, whether the rapid arrest of a Tour de France fan is good or bad for civilization, who's the best player in MLB, and more.

    CW: includes discussions of sexual violence and assault.

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    Email us: jacobinsports@gmail.com

    • 1 Std. 5 Min.
    Women's Sports and Capitalism w/ Natalie Weiner

    Women's Sports and Capitalism w/ Natalie Weiner

    We speak with Natalie Weiner about the clash of women's sports and business. Natalie (@natalieweiner) has covered sports and music for the New York Times, SB Nation, Pitchfork, and Fanbyte, and is the creator of The 1959 Project, a jazz archive. Also in the podcast: Carl Nassib coming out as the first openly gay NFL player, NBA playoff talk, Jay Williams fails NBA History 101, Jonah opens a mysterious package Matthew sent in the mail, and more.

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    Email us: jacobinsports@gmail.com

    • 1 Std. 22 Min.
    NBA Playoffs, Sports Media, Labor, and the History of Beeves w/ Seth Rosenthal

    NBA Playoffs, Sports Media, Labor, and the History of Beeves w/ Seth Rosenthal

    How can Kevin Durant's 50-point masterpiece vs. Milwaukee inspire a lack of opinion, and why is that good? Are the widespread injuries throughout the NBA playoffs diminishing the viewing experience? What great sports beefs (aka beeves) deserve further examination? What is it like navigating sports media today versus 15 years ago as far as equity of opportunity? Why is it good to be in a union? Seth Rosenthal of SBNation joins the pod to discuss all this and more.

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    Email us: jacobinsports@gmail.com

    • 1 Std. 17 Min.
    Emergency Pod: The Knicks Lose and Danny Ainge Steps Down

    Emergency Pod: The Knicks Lose and Danny Ainge Steps Down

    On this emergency edition of the Jacobin Sports Show, we dissect the Hawks' Game 5 victory in New York and the Knicks future after their first-round playoff loss. Special guest Matt Erlich joins the show from Boston to discuss Danny Ainge's shock retirement announcement, Brad Stevens’s coaching legacy and what's next for the 17-time NBA champion Celtics.

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    Email us: jacobinsports@gmail.com

    • 59 Min.

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