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Tag: Edge of Sports

Jessica Luther: On Writing Unsportsmanlike Conduct

To mark the release of Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape — the latest from our Edge of Sports imprint — we’re featuring a statement from author Jessica Luther on the importance of her work in the arena of sexual assault and sports.

“Ice Hockey a la mexicana” by Joseph M. Towle

I am a professor of Latin American Literatures and Cultures and a die-hard hockey fan. I am interested in cultural productions and representations from across Latin America. At the same time, I identify most closely with a piece of my local culture: playing a pickup hockey game outside, shoveling snow off the playing surface—often a flooded playground or baseball field—under the floodlights, in seven-degree weather . . .

Spotlight on Outsports

To celebrate the release of Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports, we’re pleased to share a spotlight on Outsports, cofounded by author Cyd Zeigler.

Cyd Zeigler: On Writing Fair Play

To celebrate the release of Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports — the latest from our Edge of Sports imprint — we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Cyd Zeigler on overcoming the homophobia present in sports today.

Introducing Edge of Sports

We’re delighted to introduce our new Edge of Sports imprint, curated by political sportswriter Dave Zirin. Be on the lookout for new Edge of Sports titles!


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