Pulling Back the Curtain on the Labor of Professional Sport

An excerpt from "Game Misconduct: Injury, Fandom, and the Business of Sport" by Nathan Kalman-Lamb, forthcoming from Fernwood Publishing in May.

Time Stands Still at the Super Bowl: Trump, Rules, and the Banality of American Liberalism

Leigh Claire La Berge on the Super Bowl LII and the fetishization of rules.

The Secret History of the 2017 NBA Finals

There is a secret history of NBA basketball lurking so obviously in the corners of whatever brightly lit, overcrowded, and …

Go, Cubs, Go!

All of Wrigleyville, from the bars to the bleachers and beyond, was on its feet for Aroldis Chapman’s final three …

Bread and Circus: A Round-up of our Best World Cup Pieces

Photo: Brazil, May 10, 2014 By Leon Dische Becker If you’ve been following our World Cup symposium, Brazil’s lackluster performance will …