Sunday Aug 12th, 2012

An Olympic roundup of blog posts

It’s been a long, hard road to London 2012 and while the closing ceremony brings an end to the sporting events and spectacle, we all know it’s not truly the end. The Paralympics begin in a few weeks. There will continue to be reports, analysis, and even a few more blog posts from us. Let’s take a look back on Olympic news, analysis, context, and history from the past few months. And we’ll see you… read more »

Thursday Apr 17th, 2014

What’s the secret to high scores on video games?

The role of music and sound effects in video games
Wednesday Feb 26th, 2014

Did Russia really spend ‘$50 billion’ on the Sochi Olympics?

Michael Alexeev and Shlomo Weber analyze the “most expensive Games ever”
Thursday Feb 13th, 2014

Fishing with Izaak Walton

Following in the footsteps of The Compleat Angler’s author.
Sunday Feb 9th, 2014

Super Bowl ads and American civil religion

Peter Gardella explains why the Chrysler and Coca-Cola ads were examples of American civil religion
Nov 20th, 2013

A perfect ten?

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Nov 11th, 2013

Alcohol marketing, football, and self-regulation

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Oct 19th, 2013

The wait is now over

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Aug 2nd, 2013

Nine facts about athletics in Ancient Greece

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Jul 15th, 2013

A Who’s Who quiz for the British summer

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Jul 6th, 2013

An Oxford Companion to Wimbledon

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Jul 2nd, 2013

TV got game? The NBA on NBC and other b-ball tunes

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