The NFL’s missteps get amplified on its big stage

Political Theater, Episode 238

Super Bowl LVI footballs are displayed for sale in the NFL Shop at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 7, 2022.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Super Bowl LVI footballs are displayed for sale in the NFL Shop at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 7, 2022. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Jason Dick
Posted February 9, 2022 at 8:00am

This Super Bowl Sunday marks the conclusion of the one of the NFL’s mosts successful and entertaining seasons — and also one where its questionable business practices and work environment got amplified from the sports section to the halls of Congress.

Jane Coaston, host of the New York Times podcast “The Argument,” joins Political Theater to discuss the game she describes glowingly as beautiful, and a business that is infuriating.

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