To help teachers make use of Engaging Sports in the classroom, we have created the following “syllabus” of Engaging Sports articles organized by topic (updated January 2018).

Adventure sports

The “Savage” of Savage Race

Baseball

Tim Tebow’s Baseball Rebirth in Trump’s America

Basketball

Professional Sports Fans Will Always Be Disappointed

Jubilant Times Can Spotlight the Shadows

“One Shining Moment” – NCAA March Madness and Male Emotional Expression

Globalizing March Madness

Boundaries Are a Reality For Sporting Migrants

Boxing

From Reviled to Respected: The Half-Century Evolution from Muhammad Ali’s “Draft Dodging”

Corporate social responsibility

#Commongoal: Athletic Philanthropy and the Limits of Charity

To See the World through a Mountain: Mount Gariwang and the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games

And the Circus Leaves Town…! Rio 2016’s Emerging Legacy

Criminology

Criminal Behavior and College Football

Sport Behind Bars: Social Control, Resistance, and the Physical Culture of Prisons

Cycling

Podium Girls: Time to End the “Tradition”

Fitness

CrossFit: Reimagining the Body in a Bodiless World

The “Savage” of Savage Race

Football (American)

Criminal Behavior and College Football

#PlayingWhileWhite: The Colin Kaepernick Saga and the (A)political White Athlete

Why Minnesota’s Near Boycott Matters to Fans and Critics of College Football

Sexism and the Super Bowl: What Can We Learn from Female Sports Fans?

Race and Recruiting on College Football Message Boards

Football (soccer)

Until Youth Soccer is Fixed, US Men’s National Team is Destined to Fail

#Commongoal: Athletic Philanthropy and the Limits of Charity

Success at Last? The National Women’s Soccer League Kicks Off Fifth Season

#SheBelieves, But Who is She? Race, Ethnicity, and the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Gender & sexuality

“Hey, Pretty Girl”: Sexual Harassment in Sports Media

A Riveting Deal with the Devil(s): Advancing Women’s Professional Hockey

Quidditch: ‘Spelling’ Out Gender in Sport

From Sierens to Mowins, Challenges and Advances for Female Sportscasters

Golfing with the “Ladies”

Accepting or Subverting Norms of Femininity? The Case of Female Bodybuilders

Promoting Diversity through Solidarity: The Sports Women of Tampa (SWOT) and the Pursuit of Gender Equality

Building Inclusive Sporting Communities: The Relationship Between Academia and the You Can Play Project

Success at Last? The National Women’s Soccer League Kicks Off Fifth Season

“One Shining Moment” – NCAA March Madness and Male Emotional Expression

Better Locker Rooms: It’s Not Just a Transgender Thing

Why Minnesota’s Near Boycott Matters to Fans and Critics of College Football

Podium Girls: Time to End the “Tradition”

Sexism and the Super Bowl: What Can We Learn from Female Sports Fans?

Gender Equality Achieved? A Look at Women’s Tennis and Corporate Social Responsibility

Golf

Golfing with the “Ladies”

Ice hockey

A Riveting Deal with the Devil(s): Advancing Women’s Professional Hockey

Building Inclusive Sporting Communities: The Relationship Between Academia and the You Can Play Project

Can Technology Alone Solve the “Concussion Crisis”?

#LOL at Multiculturalism: Reactions to Hockey Night Punjabi

Media

“Hey, Pretty Girl”: Sexual Harassment in Sports Media

From Sierens to Mowins, Challenges and Advances for Female Sportscasters

Are esports the Next Major League Sport?

“Stick to Sports:” Politics and the Sports Media in the Digital Age

Olympic sport

Desperate Times, Desperate Measures for the IOC

To See the World through a Mountain: Mount Gariwang and the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games

Maccabiah 2017: The 20th Jewish Olympics

The IOC and the United Nations: Strategic and Strange Bedfellows?

And the Circus Leaves Town…! Rio 2016’s Emerging Legacy

Race, ethnicity, & nationality

The “Savage” of Savage Race

#PlayingWhileWhite: The Colin Kaepernick Saga and the (A)political White Athlete

Maccabiah 2017: The 20th Jewish Olympics

From Reviled to Respected: The Half-Century Evolution from Muhammad Ali’s “Draft Dodging”

Globalizing March Madness

#SheBelieves, But Who is She? Race, Ethnicity, and the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Boundaries Are a Reality For Sporting Migrants

Tennis on Colonized Land: A trip to Indian Wells, California

Race and Recruiting on College Football Message Boards

Sir Andy Murray “Down Under”

#LOL at Multiculturalism: Reactions to Hockey Night Punjabi

Religion

From Reviled to Respected: The Half-Century Evolution from Muhammad Ali’s “Draft Dodging”

Tim Tebow’s Baseball Rebirth in Trump’s America

Social cohesion

Unity for What? The Togetherness Created by Sports

Tennis

Opening up the Game: Remembering Wimbledon’s Role in the Movement for “Open Tennis”

Tennis on Colonized Land: A trip to Indian Wells, California

Gender Equality Achieved? A Look at Women’s Tennis and Corporate Social Responsibility

Sir Andy Murray “Down Under”

U.S. college sport

In Scandal After Scandal, NCAA Takes Fall for Complicit Colleges

Are Universities Helping Athletes “Go Pro in Something Other Than Sports?”

Criminal Behavior and College Football

Jubilant Times Can Spotlight the Shadows

Globalizing March Madness

Why Minnesota’s Near Boycott Matters to Fans and Critics of College Football

Race and Recruiting on College Football Message Boards