There is a science (term loosely used) of the sports fan?

I love Aeon magazine and am almost always intrigued, surprised or perplexed by their articles, particular those included under their “Humanity” category. As an avid reader of their online publication (and if you haven’t subscribed-it’s free-I would encourage you to do so), I was caught off guard with their analysis of my favorite pastime, which I typically read, not as a psychoanalysis, but as a mostly mindless, pleasurable exercise in following my favorite teams and players (Louisville Cardinal basketball, NBA Houston Rocket PG Jeremy Lin, New England Patriots and Nike EYBL Kentucky Premier and East Carter High School Player Milena Clarke (my daughter) and Fantasy Football). So it was with great interest that I read and thoroughly enjoyed Aeon’s article, “Struck by Fandom.” The link is pated below:</http://aeon.co/magazine/altered-states/playing-pro-basketball-taught-me-about-sports-fans/?utm_source=Aeon%20newsletter&utm_campaign=f10dae71c1-Daily_Newsletter_16_May_20145_16_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-f10dae71c1-68612141

http://aeon.co/magazine/altered-states/playing-pro-basketball-taught-me-about-sports-fans/?utm_source=Aeon%20newsletter&utm_campaign=f10dae71c1-Daily_Newsletter_16_May_20145_16_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-f10dae71c1-68612141

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29 thoughts on “There is a science (term loosely used) of the sports fan?

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