The Ripkenesque string of sports films will be extended in 2001. Here are some of the new entries, in order of anticipated release.
In this straight-to-video film, two Scottish pubs square off in a soccer game to determine which one of them will stay in business.
Sly Stallone attempts to bring his Rocky magic to the world of CART racing.
Billed as Othello brought to the basketball court—as if sports doesn't have enough jealousy, rage and treachery among friends.
The Long Run
An aging coach of marathoners finds hope again with a brilliant young runner; alas, the hot prospect is not an American.
Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn portray boxers; the Swingers guys take their swings.
The Cape Cod Baseball League is the backdrop for a story about a pitcher and his local lady friend.
This "reinterpretation" of the 1975 classic is set in 2005, so it can hardly be called futuristic.
Banned from the NBA, a hoopster in drag makes a WNBA roster. Surprisingly, this is not a Dennis Rodman biopic.