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Sports and Politics: the Rub

Politics and sports intersect in many ways and not always smoothly.

Raymond Arsenault

Raymond Arsenault is the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History at the University of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL. He was educated at Princeton University and is the author of several acclaimed and prize-winning books, including "Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice" and "The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America....

Michael Sokolove

"The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino" is Michael Sokolove's fifth book. His previous book, "Drama High: The Incredible True Story of a Brilliant Teacher, a Struggling Town and the Magic of Theater" was chosen by USA Today as one of the top ten books of 2013 and was adapted by NBC and "Hamilton" producer Jeffrey Seller as the prime-time series "Rise....

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