Latinx athletes have forged new identities, cultivated community, and anchored themselves in spaces that were not created for them.
As technologies of quantification and video capture grow more sophisticated, is baseball changing? Do those changes have moral implications?
Baseball is ideal for explaining American economic precarity: the players try desperately to get home safe, but almost always fail to do so.
Stories—with video!—of some of the most memorable, gut-wrenching, or downright remarkable moments in sports history over the past 40 years.
As large spaces where different sectors of the city converge, stadiums are sites of social and political struggle.
Ruth embodied a new and yet very old phenomenon—celebrity—in a technological era poised to capitalize on him.
The obituaries are striving to strike the properly respectful note, but with Philip Roth that was always going to be a challenge. The New York Times highlights Roth’s interest in masturbation, and ...
Among the iconic images that memorialize one of the greatest moments in baseball history—Bill Mazeroski’s walk-off home run to win the 1960 World Series for the Pittsburgh Pirates—I have a special ...
Sports history is made all the time—and most of it consists of phenomena that rank at the level of Trivial Pursuits: x number of homeruns, y number of strikeouts, a few hundredths of a second here ...