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Basketball and Globalization

This online article from "The New Yorker" magazine discusses the impacts of globalization upon basketball culture. The author, Sam Riches, argues that sports are a vehicle for nationalism particularly for those in the United States. Yet the sport, he claims, is distinctive from other US sport counterparts like baseball and football. Basketball can also be sold as a global game. Cricket remains the definitive bat-and-ball sport of Europe and...

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