Police departments across the country are now requiring officers to wear body cameras. But a study released in the District of Columbia found that the camera requirement for officers in D.C. has had no significant effect on reducing complaints against officers or police use of force.
What happens when our political arguments bleed onto the baseball diamond, the football field or the basketball court? Many Americans get uncomfortable when politicians or athletes cross into each others’ spheres — when Congress wades into baseball’s drug controversies or when athletes make public declarations of their faith or political views. We explore the interplay of sports and American politics.
- Dave Zirin Columnist, SLAM Magazine; Contributor, Nation Magazine; Online Columnist, Sports Illustrated (si.com); author, "Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports" (Haymarket Books)
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