September 11, 2013

Examining the Games He Once Played

Robert Podhurst, an athlete-turned-sociologist, has a unique take on his field.

Michael Gluckstadt

It's easy to lose sight of just how young a phenomenon the modern athlete is. Before the sports-industrial complex took off in the last few decades, the line between athlete and civilian was much blurrier. Star players like Sandy Koufax and Wilt Chamberlain took jobs in the offseason, not to expand their personal brand empires, but because they needed the cash.

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- posted on Sep 26, 14

You were out of line criticizing Heyman, Seiden and Chubin. They were All Americans and Pro players. You at best were a "B" player
and you should of done a little more research about them.

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