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Oakland A's Rookie Mark Canha Proves the Movie Bull Durham Has Educational Value

One of the best sports movies of all time was the Kevin Costner baseball classic  Bull Durham. In it, Costner plays a veteran minor league catcher named Crash Davis. He is brought to the team to help bring along the major club's next big pitching arm, Ebby Calvin "Nuke" Laloosh.Part of the educational process involved talking to the media.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Better Call Saul, Season Finale

Dalai Lama's got nothing on me. - Jimmy McGill Rather than speak to every scene or every moment in Monday night's season finale of Better Call Saul, let's talk about the one moment that screamed thematic importance. From the moment McGill told the story about the Kennedy half-dollar, everything came into focus as to why the writers felt their audience needed to see this final tale...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: MLB Stars Recite “Field of Dreams” Speech

Did you need something to really get you in the mood for the upcoming Major League Baseball season? If so, we have a treat for you. Field of Dreams is considered one of the greatest baseball movies ever made. I personally make it an annual tradition to watch this classic piece of film-making (as well as Major League and The Sandlot) the weekend before the regular season gets going...
Via Sportsnaut
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Five Funniest Sports Movie One Liners.

With this week’s opening of MacFarline USA, another sports movie adds its name to the list. The movie stars Kevin Costner whose sports credentials include a minor league catcher, an aging pitcher, an odd golfer, a football general manager, an Iowa farmer, and now, a cross country coach. MacFarline USA is certainly to be filled with inspiration, hope, and true testament of the human...
Via Sports Mockery
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Black or White’ thinks it’s important, but avoids tough discussion

There’s a good movie somewhere within Black or White. Unfortunately, we don’t get that movie during its two-hour run time. Director Mike Binder (The Upside of Anger, Reign Over Me) seemingly has some important things to say about race and we currently get along in modern culture, but can’t really focus those thoughts into a story. As a result, Black or White kind of feels...
Via Bloguin Best
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Costner Chastises Troy Aikman For Talking About Tom Brady and Deflate Gate

For the last week we have heard about little else in the world of football outside of deflate gate. Did the New England Patriots cheat by somehow deflating their game balls below the level allowed by the league? We know the balls were not the right pressure, but we don't have any idea how they got that way.In his press conference Bill Belichick put the onus on his quarterback. In...
Via FatManWriting
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Costner Headlines Drama 'Black or White'

In the racially charged feature film drama Black or White, Kevin Costner stars as grieving widower Elliot Anderson, who is battling for custody of his granddaughter Eloise, whom he has
Via Stack
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Field Of Dreams’ Comes In Third Among NESN.com’s Top 10 Sports Movies

Editor’s note: In the spirit of holiday movie-watching, we asked NESN.com readers to vote for their favorite sports film of all time. The debate was fierce, but the votes spoke for themselves. We’re down to the top three, with “Field of Dreams” finishing No. 3 among NESN.com readers’ No. 10 sports movies of all time. This embed is invalid" /> ...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Bull Durham’ Brings Heat At No. 8 In NESN.com’s Top 10 Sports Movies

Editor’s note: In the spirit of holiday movie-watching, we asked NESN.com readers to vote for their favorite sports film of all time. The debate was fierce, but the votes spoke for themselves. Finishing eighth in NESN.com readers’ No. 10 sports movie of all time: “Bull Durham.” Why it’s a top-10 sports movie: Kevin Costner and Tim Robbins steal the show in this 1988 film...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Costner to feature his beloved Arsenal in next Hollywood flick

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Via Fox Sports
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Length Matter? MLB Says Yes.

Titanic is one of Hollywood’s most successful films. Winner of an unprecedented 11 Academy Awards, the James Cameron blockbuster ran 3 hours 14 minutes. The Kevin Costner classic Dances With Wolves won 7 Academy Awards and was exactly 3 hours. The most frequently quoted movie of the last 20 years is Pulp Fiction. Tarantino’s masterpiece was nominated for 7 Oscars and ran over...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

If you build it…..”CUBStruction” in South Bend

Although the voice in Kevin Costner’s head wasn’t talking about the South Bend Cubs, the famous quote from “Field of Dreams” is pretty spot on. Theo Epstein has admitted that the decision to go from turf to natural grass at Four Winds Field was “fundamental” to moving the team to South Bend. At the press conference announcing the name change, Theo, Jason McLeod (scouting...
Via World Series Dreaming
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves player profile: Thaddeus Young

  This is the 13th installment in a 16-part series running Tuesdays and Fridays profiling each Minnesota Timberwolves player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Like Sean Connery mentoring Kevin Costner in "The Untouchables," Thaddeus Young describes it as bringing a knife to a gun fight. During the power forward's final year in Philadelphia, the 76ers weren't at all inconspicuous...
Via Fox Sports North
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolves player profile: Thaddeus Young

  This is the 13th installment in a 16-part series running Tuesdays and Fridays profiling each Minnesota Timberwolves player leading up to the start of the NBA season. Like Sean Connery mentoring Kevin Costner in "The Untouchables," Thaddeus Young describes it as bringing a knife to a gun fight. During the power forward's final year in Philadelphia, the 76ers weren't at all inconspicuous...
Via Fox Sports North
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Costner Headlines Sports Drama 'McFarland'

Kevin Costner will star in Disney's latest sports drama, an upcoming film titled McFarland. In this movie, which is based on a true story, Costner plays cross country coach Jim "Blanco"
Via Stack
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Undraftables AKA The Top 200 For 2014-15 Fantasy Basketball

Sean Connery.  Kevin Costner.  Tons of Great Depression-esque costumes.  I'd imagine if you're in a deep league and looking at the field below with your last pick or two, you're feeling something like this: It's pretty hopeless, as in 12-teamers these are all likely guys you're merely starring on your watch list post draft.  There's some questionable talent, some questionable...
Via Razzball Basketball
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Gary Oldman, Kevin Costner Team Up for Supernatural Action Thriller

Riding his success with the blockbuster Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Gary Oldman will join Kevin Costner in the upcoming action thriller, Criminal. The storyline centers on an attempt
Via Stack
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

For The Love Of The Game

Good afternoon ladies and gents, Bear with me and the title of this entry because I am going to try and walk a straight line as I run through this latest stream of consciousness. I happen to be watching the Kevin Costner baseball flick, and while it isn’t the tightest or most well made film [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Field Of Second Chances – The 1994 Montreal Expos

Dr. Archibald “Moonlight” Graham: We just don’t recognize life’s most significant moments while they’re happening. Back then I thought, “Well, there’ll be other days.” I didn’t realize that that was the only day. There is a scene in the 1989 movie Field of Dreams where Ray Kinsella, played by Kevin Costner, goes back in time to meet Archibald “Moonlight” Graham...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Field of Dreams, 25 Years Later

It’s hard to believe that one of the greatest sports movies ever came out a quarter century ago this year. When Field of Dreams was released back in April of 1989, no one knew what to expect. Kevin Costner had previously starred in another baseball movie, Bull Durham, but the idea of a fictional baseball field in Iowa playing host to deceased players of the past had fantasy...
Via Sportsnaut
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Field Of Dreams’ Actor Dwier Brown Describes Filming Famous Last Scene (Video)

The ninth annual “Futures at Fenway” event will feature a screening of “Field of Dreams” after the prospects flaunt their skills on the diamond on July 13, so in honor of that news, a special guest made his way to Boston on Thursday. Dwier Brown, who played Kevin Costner’s father in the classic baseball flick and was a part of arguably the most memorable scene in the movie...
Via NESN.com
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Costner and Co. Return to Dyersville

Just in time for Father’s Day, Kevin Costner made his way back to Dyersville, Iowa.  And he brought along an expected 12,000 of his closest friends. Fans of the 1989 film “Field of Dreams” ventured to the iconic farm Friday and Saturday to celebrate the movie’s 25th anniversary and for a chance to have a chance to play catch with Costner. https://twitter.com/CharlieLitch...
Via Hall of Very Good
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo stars in World Cup commercial with Kevin Costner, Ice Cube and Don Draper

OK "staring" may not be the right word to describe Rondo's role, but hey, he's in there.Here are the participants in order of appearance: Actor Jon Hamm (Draper), Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, Whoopi Goldberg, Mr. Cube, Rondo, former Lions running back Barry Sanders, Costner, Jimmy Kimmel, and U.S. women's soccer players Hope Solo and Abby...
Via Celtics Life
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH New American Outlaws Video “I Believe” Starring Ice Cube, Barry Sanders, Kevin Costner & Other Stars

We all loved ESPN’s “I Believe” commercial released in April, featuring shots of the American Outlaws and one of their most beloved chants. Now ESPN has gone one better, and released an updated version of the ad, this time starring not just the Outlaws – but some of America’s biggest names. The lineup of luminaries is pretty exceptional: Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Costner,...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steel co-creator: Shaq wasn’t awful

Shaquille O’Neal has been in some truly, truly awful movies. He is not ashamed of it either. He said of his role in Kazaam that it did not matter how bad the movie was — and it was awful — but that people still talked about it one way or the other. O’Neal’s acting exploits still have some cultural resonance. You may or may not remember however that he was in a comic book...
Via Bloguin Best
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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