A while back we had a discussion of religion and sport on the list.
Ran across a book on the topic on questia
Religion and Sport: The Meeting of the Sacred and the Profane
Charles S. Prebish; Greenwood Press, 1993
Part One Introduction
Chapter 1 Religion: Approaches and Assumptions
Chapter 2 The Sports Arena: Some Basic Definitions
Chapter 3 Religion and Sport: Convergence or Identity?
Part Two Anthology
Chapter 4 Sport and Religion
Chapter 5 An Existential Phenomenological Analysis of Sport as a
Chapter 6 The Joy of Sports
Chapter 7 Sport and the Religious
Chapter 8 The Emergence of Born-Again Sport
Part Three Conclusion
Chapter 9 Training into Transcendence