How Media Distorts Sports Labor Fights (feat. Adam Johnson)

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By Alex Bazeley & Bobby Wagner, Alex Bazeley, and Bobby Wagner. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This week, Bobby and Alex finally discuss the Business Insider report that MLB knowingly used two baseballs — that performed very differently — for the entirety of the 2021 season, without informing players, teams, or fans. They, they're joined by Citations Needed co-host Adam Johnson to discuss the way the media industry covers lockouts, strikes, and the labor landscape of professional sports in the United States. Follow Adam and Citations Needed on Twitter. Read Adam's Substack at thecolumn.substack.com.

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Bradford Williams Davis's Report on the Two Baseballs

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Songs featured in this episode:

Little Richard — “Miss Ann” • The Promise Ring — “Strictly Television” • Cymbals Eat Guitars — “Chambers” • Booker T & the M.G.’s — “Green Onions”

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