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Sport and Society for Arete - The Week

Richard Crepeau | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It was one of those very special weeks in SportsWorld. At least three things stood out: two in baseball and one in the bizarre world of the NCAA. It...

10 Years Ago Monday, The World Met This Poor Guy

Posted 10.15.2013 | Chicago

Can anyone hold a grudge like a Cubs fan? Monday marks exactly ten years since that infamous game when, in the eighth inning of game six of the Nat...

Don't Let Teddy Win

Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.28.2012 | DC
Brandon Wetherbee

The Nationals are rumored to finally let Teddy win the President's Race. This appears to be good. This may be bad.

Chicago Rapper: 'Don't Blame Steve' Bartman

Posted 04.04.2012 | Chicago

Chicago-based rapper Serengeti on Monday premiered his newest music video, which urged Chicago Cubs fans not "blame Steve" Bartman for their World Ser...

Video: Alex Gibney on Steve Bartman and Catching Hell

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.23.2011 | Sports
Kristin McCracken

In Catching Hell, Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney explores the psychology of die-hard sports fans and scapegoating through the lens of two infamous...

Some Cubs Question ESPN's Bartman Documentary

Chicago Tribune | Paul Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ESPN's plan to produce a documentary on Steve Bartman isn't going over too well in the Cubs clubhouse....

Bartman Movie: ESPN To Run Documentary On Cubs Fall Guy Steve Bartman (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Life could get even harder for a man who just wants to fade away. Steve Bartman, the overzealous Cubs fan whose deflection of a foul ball in the 2003...

The Bartman Anniversary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tuesday marks the five-year anniversary of the Steve Bartman incident. Chicago Sun-Times sports editor and blogger Roman Modrowski says enoguh time ha...

From One Cubs Fan to the Masses

Alden Loury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Alden Loury

While it's a bit unfair to blame Bartman for the Cubs' failure to reach the World Series in 2003, that display was indicative of what's wrong with today's so-called sports fans.

What Kind of Fall is This Going to Be?

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

Wednesday night after Sarah Palin's speech, I went to bed with a pit in my stomach that reminded me not of November, 2004, but rather October, 2003.