Journal of Sports Media 18:1

Journal of Sports Media 18:1

Edited by Mary Lou Sheffer

Table Of Contents

Volume 18, Number 1 (Spring 2023)


The Paradoxical Big Nonstory: Traditional and Social Media Frames Surrounding Carl Nassib, the NFL’s First Openly Gay Player
Leigh Moscowitz, Andrew C. Billings, Patrick C. Gentile, and Joshua R. Jackson

Giving Everyone Permission? Sports Journalists Explain the Miami Marlins’ Hiring of Kim Ng as Major League Baseball’s First Female General Manager
Ronald Bishop

A Quarter Century of NBC’s Prime-Time Summer Olympics: A Sex-Based Analysis of the Network’s Coverage
Roxane Coche and C. A. Tuggle

“Golden Spike”: Examining Atlanta United’s Communication Strategies and Brand Attributes from Launch to Kickoff
Maria Grover and Travis R. Bell

In-Groups and Out-Groups: Using Social Identity Theory to Understand Listener Preferences for Local Sports Talk Radio
Michael Mudrick, Stephen Stifano, and Sara Stifano

Evaluating the Motivations Driving Fantasy Football Participants in Selecting Fantasy Football Analysts for Information Consumption
Tyler Ratts, Ramir D. Williams, Kevin K. Byon, Antonio S. Williams, and Paul M. Pedersen

An Examination of MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, and WNBA Team Social Media Statements in Response to George Floyd’s Death
Samuel H. Schmidt, Evan L. Frederick, Heather Kennedy, and Ann Pegoraro