the sport literature association
4 NOV 14
Matt Tettleton approaches fever pitch while reading Michael Agovino's Soccer Diaries.
3 NOV 14
The CALL FOR PAPERS for the 2015 SLA Conference (24-27 June, Johnson City TN) is now online.
1 NOV 14
Matthew Teutsch on Dick Crepeau's new history of NFL Football.
31 OCT 14
Scott D. Peterson reviews, redux, a collection of essays written For the Love of Baseball.
25 OCT 14
Even Dick Crepeau cannot plumb the corruption of college football.
14 OCT 14
Connie Ann Kirk travels into some seldom-seen areas of sport history via James Kelly's Sport in Ireland: 1600-1840.
13 OCT 14
Gary Heath on Stan Fischler's account of baseball players Having a Career Day.
10 OCT 14
There's one word for the baseball postseason: "Youneverknow": Dick Crepeau.
22 SEPT 14
Kenneth Sammond finds many riches in a major new anthology of baseball poetry, Heart of the Order.
21 SEPT 14
Dick Crepeau asks whether Roger Goodell is interested in protecting people, or the NFL Shield.
12 SEPT 14
Dick Crepeau: it's the Roger Goodell show now.
10 SEPT 14
Mark Noe has our Cub-friendly review of a couple of Wrigleycentric texts.
9 SEPT 14
Ned Coates is a fan of Don Skiles's new novel Football.
5 SEPT 14
Dick Crepeau watches Roger Goodell tergiversate.
30 AUG 14
Diane McManus surveys Charles Kastner's treatment of the long-forgotten 1929 Bunion Derby.
25 AUGUST 14
Dick Crepeau on the Little League World Series and Mo'Ne Davis.
21 AUG 14
The 1954 Indians went Pitching to the Pennant: Amy Essington reviews a new crowdsourced essay collection on that club.
14 AUGUST 14
Dick Crepeau on the implications of the O'Bannon Case.
13 AUG 14
Proceedings of the 2014 SLA Conference are now available in .pdf format online.
10 AUG 14
Robert Ciaffa on a strong new biography of Hall of Famer Robin Roberts, by C. Paul Rogers III.