Review of 9-Man

9-MAN (2014).  Directed by Ursula Liang.  Centre for Asian American Media.  Corporation got Public Broadcasting.  89 minutes. Reviewed by Tom Fabian I first heard of the sport of 9-Man in high school, while playing indoor volleyball for a club called Toronto West, located near the edgy intersection of Jane and Finch.  T-West, as it’s referred…

“Sudden-Death”: A Review of O.J.: Made in America

As part of ESPN’s 30 for 30, O.J.: Made in America examines O.J. Simpson’s movement through the American cultural, political, and social landscape of the past five decades. The five-segment documentary explores the significances of race, gender, celebrity, and violence in Simpson’s football career and later criminal trial. The Sport in American History reviewed all five parts…

“The Fifth Quarter”: A Review of O.J. Made in America, Part Five

As part of ESPN’s 30 for 30, O.J.: Made in America examines O.J. Simpson’s movement through the American cultural, political, and social landscape of the past five decades. The five-segment documentary explores the significance of race, gender, celebrity, and violence in Simpson’s football career and later criminal trial. The Sport in American History blog will be reviewing all…