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‘Shut Up and Dribble’ recalls long history of activist athletes

Give Laura Ingraham an inadvertent assist on “Shut Up and Dribble,” a three-part Showtime documentary whose title directly quotes the Fox News host, before proceeding to recount the history of athletes — and especially NBA players — speaking out on issues. It’s a lesson one would hope isn’t necessary, but with athletes passing on trips to the White House, that’s obviously not the current state of play.

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