The 'I' In Team: How Sports Fandom Shapes Identity

Jan 29, 2019

Barring a blizzard, Atlanta is ready for Super Bowl LIII. But, still sore from the Falcons' 2017 defeat, how ready are Atlanta fans to welcome the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams to the Dirty Birds' turf?


 Emory University philosophy professor Erin Tarver is the author of "The 'I' in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity." She told "On Second Thought" how winning, losing and belonging shape sports fans' identities.