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The Athletic Mind: 7 Books That Explore Sports Through Philosophy

Here’s a look at seven books that find the common ground between competitive athletic achievement and a measured, layered analysis of the world around us.


Field Day Lit: The Best New Books from the World of Sports

With summertime quickly arriving, we’ve got sports on the brain. Luckily, these fifteen books have recently landed to take us into the season.


The Story of Baseball’s Quirky, Fan Favorite Coach, Casey Stengel

Casey Stengel was brought out of retirement to coach the Mets in 1962, a distinctly Metsian act that also happened to be a shrewd marketing move.


Weekend Reading: Cubs Win, Impending Election, and More

This weekend, brace yourself for Election Day, celebrate the first Chicago Cubs World Series win in 108 years, and continue keeping tabs on Mosul.


Big-screen Blitz: 6 Sports Memoirs on Deck for Adaptation

Football and fall - it's all upon us! Which has us thinking about great sports memoirs we wish were movies.


Inside the Groundhog Day-Like Grind of Baseball

Writer-illustrator Nathan Gelgud puts his spin on Barry Svrluga's 'The Grind,' a new book about baseball's endless season.