Almanac Reading – Pakistan’s national baseball team arrives, improbably, in Brooklyn

As Martin Flanagan contends: Sport has the power to illuminate aspects of our society and our social past that otherwise remain hidden. That is probably the case in this piece from “The New Yorker” last month on the Pakistan national baseball team.

Almanac Weekend Reading

Another great weekend of elite-level international sporting events and some great reading to get you in the mood for the contest,

Weekend Reading: Deflategate, the Worst Question in Sports and Cambridge United

Some great reading to get your teeth into over the Australia Day long weekend.

[Cambridge United have just held Man U to a 0-0 draw at Abbey – replay at Old Trafford.]