Common Ground with Jane Whitney | Episode | Game Over: Politics & Sports
Howard Cosell, declared the first rule of “jockocracy” – sports and politics don’t mix. Now many of our debates about class, race, religion, sex and the quest for political power are played out on the field. Sports mirror our polarizing divisions with athletes becoming icons of the divisive debates razing the country’s cultural touchstones. Panelists: Dave Zirin, Jerry Brewer, Allyson Felix.