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So I'm in Aspen this week. One of the big things here, obviously, is new ideas (It is a "Ideas Festival.") On opening night I actually ended presenting a short version of Will Leitch's idea "Players Own The Game," which is in the current issue of the magazine.


Yesterday I got to sit down and talk with Felix Salmon about why the notion that the image of the overpayed  under-achieving athlete ain't what it used to be. 

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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