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The Journal of Sport History is published three times a year by the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH). The purpose of NASSH is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study and research and writing of the history of sport, and to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having the same purposes.
In Legends Never Die : Athletes and their Afterlives in Modern America, Richard Ian Kimball chronicles the life and death of some iconic American sport heroes. The book, concludes our reviewer, historian Matthew Teutsch, is not just a study of sports and athletes, but also of mythmaking- And we do not mourn for the person who passed away; rather, we mourn for ourselves.