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14 FEBRUARY 17
Dick Crepeau: the NFL continues in denial.
13 FEBRUARY 17
A new complete archive of Dick Crepeau's Sport & Society columns back to 1991 is now available from the University of Central Florida Library.
12 FEBRUARY 17
REGISTER NOW and answer the CALL FOR PAPERS: The 34th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association will be held Wednesday, June 21 through Saturday, June 24, 2017, in West Virginia.
11 FEBRUARY 17
Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay Prize: graduate students, please consider submitting a paper for this contest, held in conjunction with the 2017 SLA Conference (June 21 through Saturday, June 24, 2017, in West Virginia).
9 FEBRUARY 17
Phil Wedge relives the Arsenal triumphs of The Romford Pelé, Ray Parlour.
6 FEBRUARY 17
Gary Heath on Michael J. Socolow's study of media and athletics during Six Minutes in Berlin.
3 FEBRUARY 17
TGI Super Sunday, says Dick Crepeau, so let the debauchery begin.
1 FEBRUARY 17
The Trump Administration has no corner on alternative facts, notes Dick Crepeau – just take a look at the NFL.
30 JANUARY 17
Dick Crepeau on a stunning Australian Open.
19 JANUARY 17
Pam Sailors reviews Kyle Keiderling's definitive study of the great Olympic Collision between Mary Decker and Zola Budd.
16 JANUARY 17
Dick Crepeau kicks off the New Year in sport.
10 JANUARY 17
Susan Rayl marvels at the intricate history of The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism.
6 JANUARY 17
Brian Burmeister on Craig Hodges' searing memoir Long Shot.
5 JANUARY 17
Amy Essington takes a spin through Tom Fallon's Dodgerland.
4 JANUARY 17
Mark Noe finds a strong literary lineage behind Daniel Paisner's novel A Single Happened Thing.
30 DECEMBER 16
Dick Crepeau wraps up the year in Sport and Society.
23 DECEMBER 16
Corry Cropper on Russ Crawford's history of what the French call Le Football.
22 DECEMBER 16
Dick Crepeau honors the pioneers of basketball.
22 DECEMBER 16
Matt Teutsch contemplates Steven Liparulo's Farewell to Football?.
19 DECEMBER 16
Gary Heath on Andrew O'Toole's blow-by-blow of the Fight for Old DC.
16 DECEMBER 16
Gary Heath on a miscellaneous but useful collection of pieces titled Sports Business Unplugged.
15 DECEMBER 16
Mark Noe has our review of an important new collection on British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century.
14 DECEMBER 16
Dick Crepeau's annual bowl roundup, from Cure to TaxSlayer.
14 DECEMBER 16
Gary Heath reviews the first tentative steps along The Road to Madness.
13 DECEMBER 16
Jim Coby finds a masterpiece: William Finnegan's surfing picaresque, Barbarian Days.
8 DECEMBER 16
Dick Crepeau on reports of sexual abuse in British football.
22 NOVEMBER 16
Dick Crepeau on Ang Lee's film of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.
18 NOVEMBER 16
Melody Hoffman reaches contrarian conclusions about cycling and public policy in Bike Lanes are White Lanes, reviewed by Duncan Jamieson.