Robert L. Kehoe III is a writer who lives with his wife and sons in Madison, Wisconsin. You can follow him on Twitter at @robertkehoe3 and read his essays for Point Magazine, Howler, Eight by Eight, along with other journals and his personal website.
Posts by Robert L. Kehoe III
To Pay or Not to Pay
Should college football and basketball players be paid for entertaining us – and for generating hundreds of millions in TV revenue? Seems only fair. But Duke University's Michael Gillespie suggests that we think through what would happen to college sports.
Michael Gillespie, interview by Robert L. Kehoe III
Achilles and Hector on the Gridiron
In his new memoir, literature professor Mark Edmundson reflects on his years of watching and playing football. He acknowledges that the game shaped his character for the better, and that it has deep-rooted dangers.
Book review by Robert L. Kehoe III
"I believe we have played games, and watched games, to imitate the gods, to become godlike in our worship of each other and, through those moments of transmutation, to know for an instant what the gods know."
–A. Bartlett Giamatti