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Miller, T. (2014) NFL Sex. In: Oates, T.P. and Furness, Z., (eds.) The NFL: Critical and Cultural Perspectives. Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 103-118.


Sporting heroes and heroines function as models of desire. Why? Sport and celebrity jumble together. They live cheek by cheek, torso by torso, boot by boot. The paradox at the heart of sport, its simultaneously transcendent and imprisoning qualities that derive from its astonishing capacity...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs
Publisher: Temple University Press
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