In world current events, protests against racial injustice have been taking place all over the world. That prompted us to look at the history of protests at the Olympics and the ongoing discussions over the International Olympic Committee's Rule 50.

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The Olympics used to be a showcase for amateurism, but over time they've grown more and more commercialized. Authors Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney join us to talk about their new book The Gold in the Rings: The People and Events that Transformed the Gamesand the key people throughout Olympic history who made an impact on its trajectory. Yep, that includes some Avery Brundage talk!

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