Monthly Archives: October 2011

Review: “The Mighty Macs”

In 2005, I began writing my second book, Sports in Pennsylvania (available at  While researching college sports, I came across Julie Byrne’s O God of Players:  The Story of the Immaculata Mighty Macs (New York:  Columbia University Press, 2003) … Continue reading

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Back by popular demand…

Sometimes my students make me feel proud to be their teacher because of the way they discuss, explain, or challenge existing interpretations.  Other times, I wonder if they are attending the same class that I am teaching.  Recently, I had … Continue reading

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