the sport literature association
16 AUGUST 16
Dick Crepeau grapples with the contradictions of these Olympics.
13 AUGUST 16
The 34th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association will to be held Wednesday, June 21 through Saturday, June 24, 2017, in West Virginia. Please check this website for the Call for Papers later in 2016.
8 AUGUST 16
Susan Bandy reviews Viridiana Lieberman's wide-ranging study of Sports Heroines on Film.
29 JULY 16
Dick Crepeau explains why Russian track and field athletes have already won big in Rio.
21 JULY 16
Kenneth Sammond remembers the baseball era that Ed Gruver recounts in Hairs vs. Squares.
20 JULY 16
Dick Crepeau on Wimbledon and the Open.
20 JULY 16
Brian Burmeister gets within Striking Distance of Charles Russo's new study of the influence of Bruce Lee.
19 JULY 16
Matthew Teutsch admires The Best of Peter Finney.
18 JULY 16
Susan Rayl on a new study of Larry Doby, Greatness in the Shadows.
11 JULY 16
Scott Peterson considers the dynamics of Sport History in the Digital Era.
10 JULY 16
Dave Buchanan on the "greatest tennis writer ever," David Foster Wallace.
5 JULY 16
Dick Crepeau catches up with the NBA Finals and other sporting news.
29 JUNE 16
The SLA thanks Fred Mason and all our hosts at the University of New Brunswick for a marvelous 2016 conference.
7 JUNE 16
Dick Crepeau notes that it's a great year in sports.
5 JUNE 16
Dick Crepeau honors Muhammad Ali.
27 MAY 16
G. Louis Heath on Lindsay Parks Pieper's disturbing account of the "policing" of gender in sport, Sex Testing.
18 MAY 16
Dick Crepeau has our take on George Gmelch's years Playing with Tigers.
17 MAY 16
Dave Buchanan reviews observations on the literature of bicycle touring, by another Self-Propelled Voyager, SLA Past President Duncan Jamieson.