the sport literature association
12 NOV 18
Dick Crepeau on the Maryland football crisis.
11 NOV 18
CALL FOR PAPERS: The 36th Annual Sport Literature Association Conference, 19-22 June 2019, at the University of Limoges (Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France).
6 NOV 18
Mark Noe relives The Half-Game Pennant of 1908 via Charles Alexander's account.
31 OCT 18
William Steele goes back with Roger Robinson to an era When Running Made History.
25 OCT 18
Dick Crepeau recommends watching the court docket to learn about the latest corruption in college sport.
22 OCT 18
Shelly Sanders identifies with the issues raised in Angie Abdou's Home Ice, and also finds that they go far beyond the family and the rink.
5 OCT 18
Mark D. Howell reviews the Replays, Rivalries and Rumbles collected by Steven Gietscher.
4 OCT 18
Duncan Jamieson on a study of the culture and rhetoric of American bicycling, First Taste of Freedom by Robert Turpin.
2 OCT 18
Joseph Stanton has our review of a new collection with several sport poems, Paul Nelson's Learning to Miss.
26 SEPT 18
Bruce Pratt on Ron McDole's memories of pivotal years in pro football, The Dancing Bear (written with Rob Morris).
23 SEPT 18
Dick Crepeau celebrates Tiger Woods' victory in the Tour Championship.
21 SEPT 18
Dick Crepeau on Winton Solberg's sobering account of Creating the Big Ten.
10 SEPT 18
Naomi Osaka defeats Serena Williams at the US Open, and Dick Crepeau files his report.
31 AUG 18
Bruce Pratt reviews Neil D. Isaacs' short-story collection One Thing and Another.
30 AUG 18
Justin Lyons on Kevin Simpson's original and thought-provoking history of sport in the extremity of the Holocaust: Soccer under the Swastika.
26 AUG 18
Dick Crepeau on this fall's helping of college-footbal corruption, courtesy of tOSU and Urban Meyer.
20 AUG 18
.pdf Proceedings of the 2018 SLA Conference in Lawrence, Kansas are now available.
16 AUG 18
Todd Snyder looks back on going 12 Rounds in Lo's Gym and Matthew Teutsch has our review.
15 AUG 18
Dave Buchanan experiences Expos nostalgia while reading MLB great Felipe Alou's memoir Alou: My Baseball Journey, written with Peter Kerasotis.
14 AUG 18
Adrian Markle reviews a major new contribution to the study of sport literature from Canada, Writing the Body in Motion: edited by current and past SLA presidents Angie Abdou and Jamie Dopp, and including work by several SLA members.
13 AUG 18
Dennis Gildea on an essential text for the history of American skiing, Peggy Shinn's World Class.