Sports Matter, But Is Something the Matter with Sports?

There are a good many Deacs who are interested in sports – either playing sports via Intramural or Club sports, going to live sporting events from our WFU teams, or watching other college or pro sports on TV.  We have a speaker coming up tomorrow that might interest your sporty Deacs.

This could be of equal interest to students interested in journalism and media portrayal of sports.  If this sounds like something your students would enjoy attending, make sure they know about it!  Details below and a  bio of Mr. Lipsyte from his ESPN days is here.

— by Betsy Chapman

Robert Lipsyte – Sports Matter, But Is Something the Matter with Sports?

Tuesday, September 15 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Porter Byrum Welcome Center, Kulynych Auditorium 1

In this public talk, Robert Lipsyte–a highly acclaimed sports journalist, reporter, columnist, fiction and nonfiction author, television scriptwriter, radio commentator, and recently retired ESPN Ombudsman–will call on his years of experience to help us consider why sports matter, but ponder is something the matter with sports?

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