Dave Zirin is a sportswriter living in Washington, D.C., and was Press Action’s 2005 and 2006 Sportswriter of the Year. His column, Edge of Sports, appears on Sports Illustrated’s Web site, SI.com. He is host of XM satellite’s weekly show, Edge of Sports Radio, and is also a columnist for SLAM magazine, The Progressive, and the Philadelphia Weekly, a contributor to the Nation, and a regular op-ed writer for the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of numerous books, including Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports (Haymarket Books, 2006), What’s My Name Fool? (Haymarket Books, 2005), The John Carlos Story (Haymarket Books, 2011), and Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down (The New Press, 2013).