• On Capitalism, Sport, Health, and Fandom: Royce A. White and Nathan Kalman-Lamb in Conversation

    Royce A. White and Nathan Kalman-Lamb discuss the recent explosion of mental health issues in the NBA and beyond.

    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 …