the sport literature association
6 APR 14
Dick Crepeau looks at the implications of the NLRB's decision allowing athletes at Northwestern to unionize.
3 APR 14
CALL FOR PAPERS: The SLA's 31st annual conference will be held 25-28 June 2014 at the College of the Rockies in Cranbrook, British Columbia. DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION MATERIALS. Graduate students: please consider the Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay Contest.
25 MAR 14
Dick Crepeau on the spectacle that March Madness has become in the mid-2010s.
14 MAR 14
Gary Heath reviews a collection of meditations on Facing Mariano Rivera.
7 MAR 14
Scott Peterson has our review of the innovative fiction collection ¡Arriba Baseball!.
23 FEB 14
Dennis Gildea on the story of basketball legend Billy "the Hill".
10 FEB 14
Dick Crepeau on the cultural and political context for the Sochi Olympics.
1 FEB 14
Dick Crepeau anticipates his XLVIIIth Super Sunday.
17 JAN 14
Dick Crepeau on ESPN's mixed record of sports journalism, and the troubling cult of manhood in American football.
12 JAN 14
Matthew Teutsch learns from a new book by Marty Mulé that Louisiana has had a disproportionate impact on the world of sports.
10 JAN 14
Mark Noe learns a lot he didn't know about Mr. Wrigley's Ball Club.