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Football

It's a few days before the college football national championship. All players, coaches, and high roller supporters are firmly ensconced in a hotel overlooking the stadium. It's 72 hours away from the…
As it stands, I don’t mind football, but I don’t think I have the rabid, all-consuming obsession with the sport that might be required to get the most from this film. Directed by Peter Berg (Very Bad…
Based on the true story of the Concord, Calif., De La Salle Spartans football team – who made sports history with a 16-year winning streak of a whopping 151 games (1992-2004) – the film centers on Lad…
Now, I enjoy football as much as the next gal (Go, Seahawks!), but I also know it is a game and it isn't the end-all/be-all of the New World Order. Or at least it shouldn't be. But Oliver Stone takes …
Balls, unsurprisingly, feature prominently in this movie about the manliest of American professional sports: Football. Kevin Costner plays Sonny Weaver, the general manager of the sucky, ever-struggl…
This is one of those stories that would be cloying and eyeball-rolling if it were not true (or at least we're told it is true). A hulking practically mute teenage African-American kid who is poor and …