Atlanta Georgia became one of the most important voting areas in the country during a generation defining election. This is the story of how Atlanta’s sports players and owners helped get out the vote and created one of the largest voting centers in American history.
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If the only thing you know about sports is who wins and who loses, you’re missing the highest stakes action of all. A new era of sports, characterized by eye-popping investments, unprecedented activism and global influence have permanently moved sports from back-page entertainment to the center of the global conversation.
The past year revealed just how deeply entrenched sports are in our economics, our politics, our communities and and even our sense of ourselves. An overdue reckoning in the U.S. around race and inequality ushered in athlete activism like we’ve never seen, influencing public sentiment and national elections. Never has it been more fascinating, or important, to explore the nexus of sports, business and culture, through the eyes of fans, players, executives and owners. We’ll take you inside the most influential franchises and the decisions that resonate long after the final whistle.
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