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Sports Figures Whose Lives Would Make Great Movies

By Andrew Blumetti On September - 5 - 2012

Hooray for Hollywood!

Well, not always.  That's gospel to anyone who sat through Rush Hour 3...or Rush Hour 2...or, you guessed it...the original Rush Hour

To write a great sports film is no easy task. 

To we fans who sit and watch games on a daily basis, creating a believable level of suspense and excitement that rivals a real game is difficult.  Try filming a scene that matches the intensity of the last grueling minutes of Super Bowl XLII or the silent chills of a Masters' 18th green putt.  It's an uphill battle in many ways. 

Some of these fictitious films succeed, and frankly, some don't

Boy howdy, why?  It's because Hollywood isn't looking in the right places. 

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