73 SPORTS MOVIES IN 73 DAYS

How A Series Of Rejections By Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Made ‘Bull Durham’ The Perfect Baseball Movie

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Had the studio and director Ron Shelton had their ways, 'Bull Durham' may have had a completely different cast and not been the perfect baseball movie.

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73 Sports Movies In 73+ Days: ‘Hot Rod’

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This week's sports movie is the 2007 goofball comedy 'Hot Rod,' which starred Andy Samberg as a hopeless, immature daredevil.

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73 Sports Movies In 73+ Days: ‘One Crazy Summer’

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This week's sports-related movie is the 1986 comedy boating classic One Crazy Summer that holds up quite well.

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73 Sports Movies In 73+ Days: ‘Little Giants’

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Almost 20 years later, how does the 1994 comedy Little Giants hold up? Even better than we imagined.

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73 Sports Movies In 73+ Days: ‘Hell Comes To Frogtown’

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I had the incredible pleasure of speaking to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper on the phone earlier today about everything from ice cream to wrasslin’ to movies, and while I can’t publish that interview until next week, I got the wild hair to watch one his true classic acting roles for today’s installment of <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days/" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a>.

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73 Sports Movies In 73+ Days: ‘Freejack’

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I think I was 15 minutes <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/sports/2013/09/73-sports-movies-73-days-running-man/" target="_blank">into The Running Man yesterday</a> morning, when I suddenly shouted, “Holy crap, what about Freejack.

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73 Sports Movies In 73+ Days: 'The Running Man'

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We’ve entered what was supposed to be the final week of this <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days/" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a> experiment, but between several setbacks, a brief, unexpected trip to the Pacific Northwest and a lot of weekend movies left unmentioned, I’m going to keep going with this thing far into the immediate future.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: '3 Ninjas'

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For today’s installment of <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days/" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a>, I decided to buck this week’s trend of picking movies that I love by going with one that I’ve always hated – 3 Ninjas.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: 'Necessary Roughness'

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Today's sports movie is the 1991 football comedy classic Necessary Roughness, starring Scott Bakula, Kathy Ireland and Sinbad.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘The Last Boy Scout’

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Today's sports-related movie is the 1991 action classic The Last Boy Scout, which featured Bruce Willis and Damon Wayans teaming up for sports gambling.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: Fakin’ Da Funk

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It’s been a pretty long week for me, as I’m currently running around Seattle, holding my breath so I don’t get a contact high from all the weed out here and end up naked in the Puget Sound, but I wasn’t going to let a little thing like exhaustion stop me from squeezing another film in for this Pulitzer-worthy 73 Sports Movies in 73 Days series.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: Surf Ninjas

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I’d like to apologize for taking a few days away from the very important <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days series</a>, as I wanted to get the Fantasy Football stuff out there for the six people who demand it from me each year and I’m also traveling this week.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: A Celebration Of The Naked Gun’s Baseball Scenes

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Throughout this epic quest to watch <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a>, leading up to the first game of the 2013 NFL season, that may or may not have been an excuse for me to lay on the couch for two hours each day for the sake of “important work,” I’ve learned two things that aren’t related to anything even remotely important in life: 1) Watching movies through YouTube’s rental service can sometimes be the biggest pain in the ass, as they often don’t like to load or even let you pay for them.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘The Replacements’

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Today’s installment of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a> is another of my personal favorites and nominees for the Perfect Sports Movie Formula Award, The Replacements.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘No Holds Barred’

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Today’s installment of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a> needs no introduction, as it is simply one of the most spectacularly terrible movies ever made.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘Revenge Of The Nerds’

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Last week, I made a guest appearance on <a href="http://www.troughnetwork.com/2013/08/07/pod-pods-pod-the-boy-meets-world-podcast-episode-17/" target="_blank">the Pod Pods Pod Boy Meets World podcast</a> to discuss the show that so many of my peers love and adore to this day, but that I never really got into for some reason or another.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘Here Comes The Boom’

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I’ve been tossing this <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a> installment <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/07/isis-the-amazon-made-bas-rutten-look-like-punchy-smurf" target="_blank">back and forth in my brain</a> for a few weeks, since I decided to leave Here Comes the Boom on in the background while restocking my origami shop on Etsy, and I didn’t really want to write about this movie – or have to watch it the whole way through again – because Happy Madison movies do awful things to my anger levels.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘Class Act’

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After last week’s venture into uncharted Air Bud territory, I wanted this week to be all about some of my favorite sports movies that I’ve ever seen, as we head into these last few weeks of this <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a> venture.

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73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘Cool Runnings’

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A funny thing happened along the way to writing today’s installment of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a>, as I told a friend that I was watching the 1993 Disney comedy Cool Runnings and he responded, “Oh, the guy who wrote that movie <a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/1jd679/i_am_tommy_swerdlow_writer_of_cool_runnings/" target="_blank">just did an AMA on Reddit</a>.


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