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Sport and Race: Chapter 1 Brawn, Brains, and the Dearth of Black NFL Quarterbacks, Luke Winslow Chapter 2 Cullen Jones is my Friend!: Increasing Diversity in Swimming Through Parasocial Relationships on Facebook, Katherine L. Lavelle Chapter 3 LeBron James as Cybercolonized Spectacle: A Critical Race Reading of Whiteness in Sport, Rachel Alicia Griffin and Joshua Daniel Phillips Chapter 4 Jackie Robinson, Civic Republicanism, and Black Political Culture, Abraham Iqbal Khan Chapter 5 "Grit and Graciousness": Sport, Rhetoric, and Race in Barack Obama's 2008 Presidential Campaign, Bonnie J. Sierlecki Sport and Gender: Chapter 6 Female Ballplayers as Feminine Tomboys and Citizens: A Progressive Concordance in American Culture, Korryn D. Mozisek Chapter 7 Constructing Replay, Consuming Bodies: Sport Media and the Neoliberal Citizen, Thomas Patrick Oates Chapter 8 ". . . dreams include pregnant bellies or being passed around the frat house": Investigating Heteronormativity in Sport, Marissa M. Yandall Sport and Image Management: Chapter 9 Managing Ideologies and Identities: Reporting the Penn State Scandal, Lindsey J. Mean Chapter 10 Just Warming Up: Logan Morrison, Twitter, Athlete Identity, and Building the Brand, Jimmy Sanderson Chapter 11 "Where My Falcons At?": The Stroh Center Rap and Representation of Organizational Identities in College Sports, Raymond I. Schuck Sport Mediation and Simulation: Chapter 12 Biopolitics, Algorithms, Identity: Electronic Arts and the Sports Gamer, Andrew Baerg Chapter 13 Family (Sports) Television: Exploring Cultural Power, Domestic Leisure, and Fandom in the Modern Context, Marie Hardin Chapter 14 Put Me In Boss: Ideological Fantasies in Cultural Discourse of Fantasy Football, Meredith Bagley

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Barry Brummett is Chair of the department and Charles Sapp Centennial Professor in Communication at the University of Texas-Austin. Dr. Brummett's research interests turned early to the theories of Kenneth Burke and to epistemology and rhetoric. He is the author or coauthor of numerous scholarly essays and chapters. Andrew Ishak completed his doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin before coming to Santa Clara University in 2012. Dr. Ishak has presented work on varied sports topics such as ethics in the B.C.S., goal-setting in women's rugby, Burkean tropes and Michael Jordan, sports metaphors in the workplace, and social media use of athletes.

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