One Game at a Time: Why Sports Matter
by Matt Hern Author
Sports are serious.
Football, basketball, tennis, mixed martial arts, and beyond: these are arenas of immense power, each with mass appeal. Yet far too many of us have abandoned the sporting world as a legitimate site of contestation and innovation.
Why is this? What do we gain by handing over the power of sports to the worst elements of our culture -- the world of hyper-consumption, militarism, violence, sexism, and homophobia? As Matt Hern suggests and explores; not a whole lot.
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