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  • Sports owns a special slice of pop culture fame

    Here is a summer question for you while waiting for your first mock fantasy football draft: Is sports a significant part of pop culture in the United States?
  • A film tax credit fiasco

    A film tax credit fiasco
    The movie "42" arrived in theaters this spring swaddled snugly in the American flag. Studio marketers declared the film to be "the true story of an American legend." With good reason: It's hard to find a more uplifting sports story than Jackie Robinson'...

    Video/Q&A: '42' star Chadwick Boseman

    Video/Q&A: '42' star Chadwick Boseman
    Actors who portray professional baseball players are not themselves professional baseball players. So hitting home runs—or just making contact with the ball—isn’t automatic. “There [were] some times when I struck out. Struck out...

    When celebrity interviews go bad

    When celebrity interviews go bad
    Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral. Typically interviews that are done during a...

    Jackie Robinson's Legacy As 'The Greatest'

    Years ago, sportscaster Howard Cosell was asked to name his all-time favorite athlete. Obviously, the most prominent sports journalist of his era would name the man who made Cosell famous: Ali. Wrong. "That's an easy one,'' Cosell said, spacing...