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ESPN’s Recap of McBeth’s Historic Round Doesn’t Make Sense, But It’s Mindbogglingly Beautiful By Josh Woods ~ Not since Bob Dylan wrote “Desolation Row” has poetry like this flowed from the gumball world of popular culture. Not since Matthew read W. H. Auden’s “Stop All the Clocks” in Four Weddings and a Funeral have the … Continue reading “Fair is Foul, and Foul is Fair”
Disc Golf as Lifestyle Sport By Josh Woods, PhD ~ “At least give the dog a chance to catch it first” – N.B. “Sports is a reallllly loose term nowadays” – J.C. “Not a real sport” – J.L. These were just a few of the snippy comments posted on ESPN’s Facebook page when the media … Continue reading Rise of an Unknown Sport (Part 3)
According to a news report posted on June 26th by a local TV station, a man attempted to abduct two boys who were riding their bikes near a public park in Bloomington, Indiana. Per channel 13 WTHR: The man apparently tried to lure the two five-year-old boys into the woods. But another man was playing … Continue reading Disc golfer rescues boys from possible abduction attempt
Disc Golf as Modern Achievement Sport By Josh Woods ~ Defining disc golf is like describing the taste of water. The task seems at once obviously possible and extremely difficult. The hard part involves the utter plurality of what disc golf means to those who play it. As I argued in Part 1 of “Rise,” … Continue reading Rise of an Unknown Sport (Part 2)