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25 greatest sports films based on a true story

When Hollywood goes hunting for captivating drama, they need look no further than the world of sports. All the elements are there: the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, triumph over adversity and healing in the face of tragedy. Sometimes filmmakers work a variation on a real-life event (e.g. "Rocky" was inspired by the Muhammad Ali-Chuck Wepner fight), but they're just as likely...
September 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Tommy Loughran Narrowly Outpoints Harry Greb

Many of the greatest fighters in history had some sort of rival or antithesis that helped define their careers. Obvious examples would be Muhammad Ali having his Joe Frazier, or Tony Zale his Rocky Graziano. The list goes on. Why, though, are there pairs of men who faced each other numerous times without any sort of higher meaning being assigned to their interactions? That said,...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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