the sport literature association

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.

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

23 FEB 15
The CALL FOR PAPERS for the 2015 SLA Conference (24-27 June, Johnson City TN) is now online. Deadline: April 30.

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

13 FEB 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.

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.

31 DEC 14
Dick Crepeau's sporting review of 2014.

19 DEC 14
Dick Crepeau goes Bowling.

8 DEC 14
Dick Crepeau assesses the NCAA football final four.

3 DEC 14
Duncan Jamieson reads Kerber & Kerber's monograph on the great cyclist Major Taylor.

2 DEC 14
Justin Lyons has our review of a major new collection on Sport in the Greek and Roman Worlds.

29 NOV 14
Dick Crepeau on the latest developments in the Ray Rice case.

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