Tag Archives: new books in sports

Kickstarting a global sports website launch

TweetNearly three years ago one of the rare independent additions to the growing online sports magazine set was launched via Kickstarter.
Now, some of the people and contributors behind The Classical are involved in another Kickstarter effort to begin a website that looks at global sports from a largely cultural perspective.
The site is called The Allrounder [...]

Where sports, art and American history intersect

TweetThe eminent sports historian Allen Guttmann never runs out of material and intellectual energy to conduct his learned and humane explorations of games and what continues to draw us to them.
I first learned of him some 20 years ago when I was beginning to explore topics in women’s sports. His “Women’s Sports: A History,” ought [...]