Job Opportunity for Sport Historians

Dr. Johnny Smith has passed along the following job posting that may be an interest to sport historians, particularly those without a PhD. The job is with a company called Heritage Works. They are looking for someone trained in history or sport history to work as an archivist in the private sector for professional sports…

Sport and Society – Dysfuction at USA Gymnastics

Editor’s Note: “Sport in American History” is excited to cross-post Richard C. Crepeau’s “Sport and Society” column. This post was originally published on November 18, 2018. A full archive of his Crepeau’s columns can be found by clicking here. Among all of the dysfunctional organizations in contemporary Sportsworld, USA Gymnastics (USAG) seems to be the leader. The Larry Nassar…

Sport and Society – College Hoops Corruption

Editor’s Note: “Sport in American History” is excited to cross-post Richard C. Crepeau’s “Sport and Society” column. This post was originally published on October 25, 2018. A full archive of his Crepeau’s columns can be found by clicking here. If you want to keep up with intercollegiate athletics these days, it would be wise, to keep your eyes on…

Sport and Society- Tiger Woods

Editor’s Note: “Sport in American History” is excited to cross-post Richard C. Crepeau’s “Sport and Society” column. This post was originally published on September 23, 2018. A full archive of his Crepeau’s columns can be found by clicking here. Tiger Woods won the Tour Championship in Atlanta today. If you are like me you may want to read that…

Sport and Society – The U.S. Open

Editor’s Note: “Sport in American History” is excited to cross-post Richard C. Crepeau’s “Sport and Society” column. This post was originally published on September 10, 2018. A full archive of his Crepeau’s columns can be found by clicking here. For several decades ABC Television’s “Wide World of Sports” opened with a video clip that illustrated what the announcer called…

Sport and Society – The Constant Crisis

Editor’s Note: “Sport in American History” is excited to cross-post Richard C. Crepeau’s “Sport and Society” column. This post was originally published on August 26, 2018. A full archive of his Crepeau’s columns can be found by clicking here. Every year at this time, the time being the coming of the college football season, we are treated to a…

#SerenaWilliamsSyllabus

Organized by Patrick Salkeld Starting August 27 and culminating on September 8, 2018, Serena Williams played in the 2018 U.S. Open. Williams faced Naomi Osaka in the Women’s Singles Final overseen by chair umpire Carlos Ramos on September 8. During the second set, Ramos “called a code violation for coaching” when he saw Williams’ coach…