73 SPORTS MOVIES IN 73 DAYS

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.

LESLIE NIELSEN

A Quick Shout Out To The Locksmith Joke From ‘Police Squad!’

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It's a slow news day, so let's all remember the brilliant locksmith joke from Leslie Nielsen's old TV show, "Police Squad!"

CHRIS HENRY

The Week That Was: The When LeBron Came Back Edition

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/10-great-sports-stories-that-could-have-been"> Damn, Dan. -- All week, the big news in the sports world centered around <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/cleveland-prepares-for-the-return-of-lebron-james">LeBron James' return to Cleveland</a>.

AUDITIONS

Leslie Nielsen’s Screen Test for Ben Hur

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I did my best on a write-up of Leslie Nielsen's passing <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/11/leslie-nielsen-1926-2010" target="_blank">here last night</a>, but for those interested, Roger Ebert the AP did an even <a href="http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/people/leslie-nielsen-rip-and-dont-ca.html" target="_blank">longer, more thorough obit</a> (correction: apparently Ebert just quoted the AP, the lazy ass).

LESLIE NIELSEN

Insert “Shirley” Pun Here: R.I.P. Leslie Nielson

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=150752"> In case you haven't heard, Leslie Nielsen, the brilliantly funny actor that starred in the Naked Gun flicks and Airplane, passed away last night due to <a href="http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gameon/post/2010/11/leslie-nielsen-we-wont-call-him-shirley-just-funny/1">complications from pneumonia</a>.

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R.I.P. Leslie Nielsen

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As you probably noticed by the explosion of "surely/Shirley" jokes last night, beloved actor Leslie Nielsen passed away from complications of pneumonia yesterday.

BLUE'S CLUES

Christopher Nolan’s Blue’s Clues (and Links)

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AWESOME DUDES

Leslie Nielsen (1926 – 2010)

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I'll skip the "Shirley you're not serious" joke since it's been made a thousand times already by now, but the truth is, Leslie Nielsen <a href="http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/40410087" target="_blank">has died</a>.

MEET THE SPARTANS

THE RETURN OF LESLIE NIELSEN

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This is the trailer for Superhero Movie, written and directed by Craig Mazin, who, like those mouthbreathers behind Meet the Spartans, was a writer on Scary Movie 3 and 4.

JEFFREY TAMBOR

SUPERHERO MOVIE TO STAR MY HEROES

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Dimension films is making Superhero, a comic-book parody that would seem like a horribly ill-advised remake of <a href="http://youtube.com/watch?v=IvTx-PEUmtY" target="_blank">Mystery Men</a> if it didn't star Leslie Nielsen, Jeffrey Tambor, and Chris "Shooter McGavin" McDonald.

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R.I.P. ENRICO PALAZZO, ER LUCIANO PAVAROTTI

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Today on FilmDrunk, we mourn <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070906/ap_on_en_mu/pavarotti;_ylt=AkN.oULp_UfEw1TPxuoL8aWs0NUE" target="_blank">the loss</a> of one of the world's greatest opera singers (I guess.


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