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Title Out of bounds : sports, media, and the politics of identity / edited by Aaron Baker and Todd Boyd.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1997]

Subject Mass media and sports -- United States.
Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
Alt Name Baker, Aaron.
Boyd, Todd.
Description xviii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface. Anatomy of a murder : O.J. and the imperative of sports in cultural studies / Todd Boyd -- Introduction. Sports and the popular / Aaron Baker -- Television sports as mas(s)culine cult of distraction / Ava Rose and James Friedman -- Female spectators and the Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight film / Dan Streible -- "Never trust a snake" : WWF wrestling as masculine melodrama / Henry Jenkins -- "America's" apple pie : baseball, Japan-bashing, and the sexual threat of economic miscegenation / Kent A. Ono -- Mike Tyson and the perils of discursive constraints : boxing, race, and the assumption of guilt / John M. Sloop -- The day the niggaz took over : basketball, commodity culture, and Black masculinity / Todd Boyd -- Visible difference and flex appeal : the body, sex, sexuality, and race in the "Pumping Iron" films / Chris Holmlund -- A left/right combination : populism and depression-era boxing films / Aaron Baker -- Baseball in the post-American cinema, or, Life in the minor leagues / Vivian Sobchack.
ISBN 025321095X (pa : alk. paper)
0253332281 (cl : alk. paper)
OCLC # 34669376
Table of Contents
 Preface: Anatomy of a Murder: O.J. and the Imperative of Sports in Cultural Studies / Todd Boyd 
 Introduction: Sports and the Popular / Aaron Baker 
Pt. 1Sports and the Revision of Masculinity 
 1Television Sports as Mas(s)culine Cult of Distraction / Ava Rose, James Friedman1
 2Female Spectators and the Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight Film / Dan Streible16
 3"Never Trust a Snake": WWF Wrestling as Masculine Melodrama / Henry Jenkins48
Pt. 2Sports, Race, and Representation 
 4"America's" Apple Pie: Baseball, Japan-Bashing, and the Sexual Threat of Economic Miscegenation / Kent A. Ono81
 5Mike Tyson and the Perils of Discursive Constraints: Boxing, Race, and the Assumption of Guilt / John M. Sloop102
 6The Day the Niggaz Took Over: Basketball, Commodity Culture, and Black Masculinity / Todd Boyd123
Pt. 3Hollywood Sports Films and Contested Identities 
 7Visible Difference and Flex Appeal: The Body, Sex, Sexuality, and Race in the "Pumping Iron" Films / Chris Holmlund145
 8A Left/Right Combination: Populism and Depression-Era Boxing Films / Aaron Baker161
 9Baseball in the Post-American Cinema, or Life in the Minor Leagues / Vivian Sobchack175

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