the sport literature association

24 MAR 15
Chris Risker learns What Makes Olga Run.

22 MAR 15
Dick Crepeau on the questionable geography of March Madness.

20 MAR 15
Duncan Jamieson reviews a curious entry in the history of bicycling, The Race against the Stasi.

19 MAR 15
Download Registration Materials here for the June 2015 SLA Conference in Johnson City TN.

17 MAR 15
CALL FOR PAPERS for the 2015 SLA Conference (24-27 June, Johnson City TN). Deadline: April 30.

13 MAR 15
The Sport Literature Association is accepting submissions for the Lyle Olsen Graduate Student Essay contest. Winners will receive a small stipend, a year's membership in the association, some financial aid to attend the June conference, and publication in Aethlon. Please share this information with other lists, students, and colleagues. Entries should be sent to Craig Riordan at by April 15.

10 MAR 15
Dick Crepeau explores the real Madness of March.

6 MAR 15
Rob Cover's study of Vulnerability and Exposure in the culture of Australian football puzzles reviewer Chris Risker.

2 MAR 15
Bob Epling on Jackson Michael's oral histories of the NFL, The Game before the Money.

27 FEB 15
Amy Essington reports on Toby Smith's study of a transitional period in minor league baseball in the Southwest: Bush League Boys.

14 FEB 15
Dick Crepeau on the death of pioneering sportswriter Alison Gordon.

30 JAN 15
Dick Crepeau has the inside dope on how to Host a Super Bowl.

28 JAN 15
John Wong on Adam Raider's cryogenic history of the Minnesota North Stars.

26 JAN 15
The Sport Literature Association is saddened by news of the death of David Vanderwerken, several-time past president and Lifetime Achievement honoree.

21 JAN 15
Dick Crepeau reflects on the career of Bud Selig, Acting Commissioner for Life.

15 JAN 15
Dick Crepeau reviews the latest biography of the NFL's Rozelle.

14 JAN 15
James Holzmeister discusses Gwynn Prescott's commemorative exploration of athletic lives cut short by war, Call Them to Remembrance.

5 JAN 15
Connie Ann Kirk: it might be nice not to have a book titled Sisterhood in Sports, but since it's needed, Joan Steidinger's work is thought-provoking.

3 JAN 15
Baseball historian Ryan Swanson studies the era When Baseball Went White; Duncan Jamieson has our review.

2 JAN 15
Bob Epling reviews Charley Rosen's account of a basketball season that was Perfectly Awful.

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