the sport literature association
21 OCTOBER 17
"Shoulder-high we bring you home": Matt Teutsch reviews Legends Never Die, Richard Ian Kimball's unique study of athletes dying young.
20 OCTOBER 17
Proceedings for the 34th Sport Literature Association conference (West Liberty WV, 2017) are now available. Joel Sronce edited this year's proceedings.
19 OCTOBER 17
Joseph Price examines how segregation cast a long shadow even into more progressive times in sport, via Florio & Shapiro's One Nation under Baseball.
17 OCTOBER 17
Dick Crepeau watches a mad few weeks go by.
29 SEPTEMBER 17
Gary Heath reviews Munene Franjo Mwaniki's case study of black migrant athletes.
27 SEPTEMBER 17
Jeremy Withers combines H.G. Wells and cycling in The War of the Wheels. Duncan Jamieson has our review.
26 SEPTEMBER 17
The Call for Papers for the 35th Sport Literature Association conference, 20-23 June 2018 in Lawrence KS, is now available.
8 SEPTEMBER 17
Amy Essington on Dennis Snelling's new biography of Lefty O'Doul.
5 SEPTEMBER 17
Jack Ryan reviews the latest of William C. Kashatus' histories of Philadelphia baseball, Macho Row.
28 AUGUST 17
Jack Ryan on Joseph Epstein's prose collection Masters of the Games.
26 AUGUST 17
Dick Crepeau: football returns.
25 AUGUST 17
Lisa Timpf reviews Debra Shattuck's fascinating and often disturbing look at women baseball pioneers, Bloomer Girls.
21 AUGUST 17
Tim Morris on the definitive treatment of old-time pitcher Urban Shocker.
14 AUGUST 17
Brian Burmeister on the enthralling documentary Prison Fighters.
3 AUGUST 17
Dick Crepeau on concussions and the NFL.
1 AUGUST 17
Dave Buchanan listens to the extraordinary Ila Borders Making My Pitch.
26 JULY 17
Dick Crepeau celebrates the life of basketball great Johnny Kundla, and Jordan Spieth's comeback against self-doubt at the Open Championship.