#NFL

JAKE GYYLLENNHAAALL TO PLAY JOE NAMATH

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As noted by the 18 people who emailed me about it (as well as the outstanding <a href="http://www.filmdrunk.com/post.phtml?pk=692" target="_blank">FilmDrunk</a>) manly hunk Jake Gyllenhaal <a href="http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117976625.html?categoryid=10&cs=1" target="_blank">will play Joe Namath</a> in a forthcoming biopic about the legendary Jets quarterback.

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BODE MILLER JOINS TEAM AMERICA

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Immense talent/gargantuan disappointment Bode Miller has left the U.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

THE NEXT HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL MOVIE

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If you think you've seen every variation of underdog football movie -- prisoners stand up to guards, poor mining town stands up to rich town, desolate oil town stands up to rich town, black juvenile delinquents stand up to rich white kids, black kids and white kids unite to stand up against racism, Air Bud stands up to anti-canine gridiron protesters -- think again.

#MLB

'WILD THING' VERSUS 'THE NATURAL'

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Inspired by the across-the-generations bout that powered Rocky VI or whatever they called the last Rocky movie, the good folks at <a href="http://www.barstoolsports.com/randomthoughts/2007/08/01/#world_premere_wild_thing_natural" target="_blank">Barstool Sports</a> have finally put to rest the debate about which character would prevail in an at-bat between Major League's Rick "Wild Thing" Vaughn and The Natural's Roy Hobbs.

NHL

JERRY BRUCKHEIMER + VEGAS + HOCKEY =

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In one of yesterday's stories, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly confirmed that the NHL is in talks with Hollywood big-budget schlockmeister Jerry Bruckheimer about owning <a href="http://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/index.cfm?storyid=SBD2007060613&requesttimeout=500&fuseaction=sbd.main" target="_blank">an expansion team in Las Vegas</a>.

MIKE TYSON

MIKE TYSON IS HEADED TO BOLLYWOOD

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<a href="http://morecredible.blogspot.com/2007/06/mike-tyson-to-try-out-acting.html" target="_blank">Worst. Movie. EVAR.</a>Tyson said the energy on the sets of a music video he recently shot for a new comedy got him thinking about trying to do more Bollywood work, The Times of India reported Monday.

PING PONG

NEEDS MORE WALKEN

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If you told me that George Lopez was in a new "comedy" about an underground ping-pong tournament that stars some guy doing a Jack Black impression and needs not one but TWO groin shots in the trailer to convince you of how hard it's trying, I'd probably punch you in the stomach.

religion

EXTREME MORMONS!!!

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In this clip, a righteously inspired young filmmaker tries to pitch his new movie about Extreme Mormon missionaries who win converts with their mountain biking and BMX skillz.

MARTIAL ARTS

GYMNASTICS + KARATE = GYMKATA!

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When trusty reader Cory sent me this trailer, I refused to believe it was for a real movie.

#NFL

LOTS OF DREAMBOAT/GISELE NEWS

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All sorts of goodness about dreamy icon Tom Brady and one of With Leather's 300 favorite Brazilian women, Gisele Bundchen.

#NFL

DREAMBOAT’S SEED INCUBATING NICELY

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With all the hype surrounding the NFL draft this weekend, a lot of us have lost sight of what really matters in football: Tom Brady's bastard fetus.

DUMBASSES

TEENAGERS ARE SO CUTTING-EDGE

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Police have <a href="http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/cherokee/stories/2007/04/19/0419metfight.html" target="_blank">arrested thirty-five people</a> who were at an informal boxing match in a parking lot in an Atlanta suburb, including the two 17-year-olds who were fighting.

LA LAKERS

THE LAKERS ARE SUING LOUIS GOSSETT JR

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Louis Gossett Jr, who older readers may remember as the guy from Iron Eagle or as a second-rate R.

GOLF

FINALLY, A HORROR FILM ABOUT GOLF

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Some enterprising filmmakers finally took the thrill-a-minute game of golf and used it as a <a href="http://www.slicemovie.com/" target="_blank">backdrop for a horror movie</a> (link has sound).

TENNIS

ELISABETH SHUE IS A TENNIS PRO

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Man, it's Turn Back the Clock Day at With Leather.

GOLF

SHOOTER + HAPPY GILMORE =

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I'm a fan of a good trailer mash-up, and this one, while certainly not the best of them, was absolutely necessary.

POLICE BLOTTER

DIAL ‘MSU’ FOR MURDER

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Former Michigan State lineman Hubert Thompson has been <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/cfb/story/6635628" target="_blank">arrested and charged with murder</a> of a 66-year-old man.

HORSE RACING

BARBARO: THE PRADO CODE

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Barbaro's <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/horseracing/story/6632540" title="Barbaro" target="_blank">Holy Grail</a> will be auctioned on Kentucky Derby Eve this year:[Edgar] Prado donated the saddle to the Jockeys' Guild and proceeds from the sale of the saddle will go to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, a division of National Thoroughbred Racing Association Charities.


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