Welcome back, friends and internet colleagues, to this latest installment of 73 Sports Movies in 73+ Days, which we’re just going to unofficially refer to as “Burnsy Is Watching Every Sports Movie Ever Made Over The Next Year” because that’s what this has come down to. The only snag that I’ve hit so far is that I can’t find Comrades of Summer or Prayer of the Roller Boys...
The play that was inspired by the Little Giants movie. Villanova pulled off the perfect ‘Annexation of Puerto Rico’ on this fake punt that completely fooled the ESPN cameras and put them up 7-0 early in their game against Boston College.
Episode 110: Little Giants
In the hundred-and-tenth episode, Thomas and Danny talk about mixed feeling seeing Zito and Lincecum start for the last time on the season, Sandoval’s weight loss, next year’s rotation, and interview San Jose’s Clayton Blackburn and Mac Williamson.
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Where Are They Now: The Cast of ‘Little Giants’
In 1994, a group of misfits that everyone wrote off as loser…
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It's a two-for-one deal in our next step on the MTB College Sports Bucket List as we move from the Orange Bowl (No. 86) to the heartland of America. The state of Indiana plays host to the two-for-one special we're giving you today in the world of college football.
No. 85: DePauw vs. Wabash (DIII Football):
This game is simply one of the best and longest standing...
Called "The Annexation of Puerto Rico" in the movie, it involved Cam Newton taking the snap, doing a spin move - as he handed the ball to Richie Brockel between the fullback's legs - and running right.
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December 20, 2011
LIFE IMITATING ART
This was tweeted out by Panthers beat writer Joe Person in reference to the trick play the Carolina Panthers did yesterday. Turns out I was right all along, and they really did get it from the movie Little Giants. What an epic movie by the way. To bad they don't have Ice Box on their defense.
Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski has shown he's not afraid to dig deep in his playbook, even if it means borrowing a trick play from a kids' movie.
December 19, 2011
T.J. Duckett's TD catch as time expired against Michigan and last year's "Little Giants" play against Notre Dame also make the list.