Class Is In Session with Doug Glanville

Doug Glanville looks back on 2022 on newest episode of ‘Class is in Session’

1 year agoStaff Report

Over the past year, the sports world has become a flashpoint where social issues, politics and athlete empowerment all intersect. On this month’s episode of Class is in Session presented by UI Health, Doug Glanville looks back on 2022 and how these societal issues became increasingly interconnected with the sports world, analyzing the key events and moments, and looking ahead to how this intersection will impact 2023. Class is in Session premieres Tuesday, December 27, at 7 PM CT.

Joining Glanville on this episode are three writers and editors with deep insight into this intersection of sport and society, including:

  • Joon Lee – MLB writer and contributor for ESPN and ESPN.com
  • Christina Kahrl – Sports editor at the San Francisco Chronicle and former editor at ESPN
  • Dave Zirin – Sports editor of The Nation, host of The Edge of Sports podcast, and longtime author on sports and society

Earlier this month, Class is in Session earned its second-consecutive Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Award for outstanding achievement for a sports interview/discussion. 

Tune in to the latest edition of Class is in Session presented by UI Health, premiering Tuesday, December 27, at 7 PM CT.

ABOUT CLASS IS IN SESSION: Hosted, written and co-produced by former Cubs outfielder Doug Glanville, Class is in Session explores the intersection between sports and society, looking at the human side of sport, with a discussion led by Doug Glanville and featuring distinguished panels of expert guests. Class is in Session has earned two Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Awards (2021, 2022) in the category of Outstanding Achievement for a Sports Interview/Discussion. Previous episode topics include barriers for minority coaches in sports, the collegiate amateurism model, the relationship between patriotism and sports, the importance of mental health awareness and more.

Past episodes of Class is in Session are available on demand using the Marquee Sports Network app and website.

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