Footy Dreams Can Come True – for Girls and Boys
Footy Dreams Can Come True – for Girls and Boys
A new professional league for women's Australian rules football, linked with the men's AFL, is set to launch in 2017. With women's football the fastest growing sport in Australia, people are having to rethink the rugged game's place as a preserve of masculinity.
Brexit and British Sport
Brexit and British Sport
After the UK votes to leave the European Union and England bows out of the European Championships, a former BBC correspondent in Europe looks at how Brexit might affect sport in Britain.
Why Do We Watch? Hypotheses from the Track
Why Do We Watch? Hypotheses from the Track
Why do we sit in front of our televisions every four years to watch sports that we really care nothing about?     
Fantasy Sports in the Classroom
Fantasy Sports in the Classroom
A scholar of sports history argues that even fantasy sports can be useful in engaging students in the work of learning.
Sports, Sexism, and the Limits of the Law
Sports, Sexism, and the Limits of the Law
While legal measures have advanced gender equality in sports, their effectiveness is limited by a deep-rooted, traditional sexism. As other areas of society change, sports media needs to address the masculine culture of sports.
How Newcastle United Lost Sport
How Newcastle United Lost Sport
The 2015-16 season of the English Premier League has just concluded. The success of Leicester City offers smaller clubs an ideal model to emulate. The relegation of Newcastle shows one to avoid.
SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
Jimmy Connors is the only tennis player to win the U.S. Open on three different surfaces: grass at Forest Hills in 1974, clay at Forest Hills in 1976, and hardcourt in 1978 at Flushing Meadows.
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ESPN: THE MAKING OF A SPORTS MEDIA EMPIRE
'A trove of research, insight, and fascinating stories.' -Robert Lipsyte
SAMIR CHOPRA
EYE ON CRICKET: REFLECTIONS ON THE GREAT GAME
'The strokes of his pen and the intensity of his emotions are unrivalled when it comes to... writing on cricket.'
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BALL DON'T LIE: MYTH, GENEALOGY & INVENTION IN THE CULTURES OF BASKETBALL
'Looks at the creative prerogative of players and the ways in which their innovations are shaped by, and shape, broader cultural and social phenomena.'