Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Jack London Got Game” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, July 7, 2014

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Jack London (right) fencing

American turn-of-the-20th century author Jack London was one of the founders of serious American sport fiction. Stemming from his own love of sport and his background as a sports reporter, London’s short stories and novellas revealed early thematic treatment of youth vs. age rivalries, gender issues and sport narratives that went beyond the box scores and revealed the human dimension of sport and competition.

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

http://www.prx.org/pieces/100773-jack-london-got-game