Tag Archives: sports

Baseball, sports law and SCOTUS

Warren Zola’s Sports Law Blog post about the Sports Lawyers Association’s annual conference caught the attention of the highly regarded SCOTUS blog. In his post, Zola noted that the highlight of the conference was the keynote address by retired Supreme Court Justice … Continue reading

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New book on Eagles Hockey

The new book Tales from the Boston College Hockey Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Eagles Hockey Stories Ever Told (Sports Publishing, 2014) details the long and highly successful history of men’s ice hockey at Boston College, from the informal “ice polo” … Continue reading

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For love of the game

In his new book, Sport: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2014), Boston College-Ireland Academic Director Mike Cronin charts the history of sport, from its traditional origins in folk football and cock fighting to its position as a global phenomenon today. Looking … Continue reading

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Why Football Matters

Acclaimed writer Mark Edmundson will present “Why Football Matters: What’s Gained (and Lost) from a Gridiron Education” on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Edmundson, author of the new book Why Football Matter: My Education in the Game (Penguin … Continue reading

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Tennis, anyone?

A book co-authored by retired Boston College faculty member Alan Lawson was honored by the Bookbuilders of Boston at their annual New England Book Show. Longwood Covered Courts and the Rise of American Tennis, co-written by Lawson and Mark Williams … Continue reading

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Herzlich has “What It Takes”

Super Bowl champion and former Boston College football star Mark Herzlich has written (with Isaac Eger) What It Takes: Fighting For My Life and My Love of the Game (NAL/Penguin, 2014), a new book that tells his story from his childhood to … Continue reading

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The Francona years

Award-winning sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe will sign copies of his new book, Francona: The Red Sox Years, on Apr. 16 from 6-8 p.m. at the McElroy Commons Bookstore. The book, written with former Boston Red Sox … Continue reading

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