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    International Journal of Sport Communication, Volume 13, 2020, No. 3 | Sport and the Coronavirus Crisis

    The mission of IJSC is to provide a platform for academics and practitioners to disseminate research and information from diverse fields such as critical studies, sport management, advertising, etc. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: SPORT AND THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS SPECIAL ISSUE: AN INTRODUCTION by Brody J. Ruihley and Bo Li, Guest Editors. This issue is open access.

    New Esport book fills a void, but has notable weaknesses

    Whether or not esports can be incorporated in the wider concept of traditional sports is a serious bone of contention among sport scholars which is touched upon in Ryan Rogers’ collected volume Understanding Esports: An Introduction to the Global Phenomenon (Lexington Books), though not as cleverly as in many previous works. And our reviewer Anne Tjønndal have other reservations as well, however some chapters do pass muster.
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