The intentional foul highlights why it is important to understand the nature of rules in sports. In this episode of Examined Sport, I discuss Warren Fraleigh’s “Why the Good Foul is Not Good.” In this 1982 paper, Fraleigh presents an influential critique of the tactical intentional foul, igniting decades of discussion about the ethics of the intentional or ‘good’ foul.
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Related Links and Information:
- Warren P. Fraleigh, “Why The Good Foul is Not Good,” Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Vol 53 No. 1, 1982, pp 41-42. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07303084.1982.10629279
- “Warren Fraleigh Distinguished Scholars” of IAPS
Opening and Closing Musical Credits:
- “Slow Ska Game Loop” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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