Tag Archives: cricket

Weekend arts: Mixed reviews for ‘Million Dollar Arm’

TweetAs a cinematically formed entity, the newly released “Million Dollar Arm” might be going the way of far too many sports-related movies. Based on the true tale of a struggling sports agent searching for an Indian cricket star to crack American baseball, “Million Dollar Arm” has far too many milquetoast contrivances for Grant Bisbee of […]

Discovering the wonders of ‘cricklit’

TweetI’ve never watched an innings of cricket. Nor have I opened one of the many books written about it, both fiction and non-fiction, that reveal the long history and deep lore of a sport as synonymous with the peak of the British Empire as baseball is with the rise of the modern American nation. But […]