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Tomorrow's Games
Tom Russo
February 11, 2002
Rollerball, which opens on Friday, foresees a future in which fans are obsessed with an ultraviolent bloodsport that's a cross of in-line skating, polo and motocross. Here are some other Sci-fi looks into the sporting future:
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February 11, 2002

Tomorrow's Games

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Rollerball, which opens on Friday, foresees a future in which fans are obsessed with an ultraviolent bloodsport that's a cross of in-line skating, polo and motocross. Here are some other Sci-fi looks into the sporting future:

The Sixth Day (2000)

TIME FRAME
As the film puts it, "Sooner than you think."

SPORTS PREDICTION
The sports world's marquee player is Johnny Phoenix, the XFL's first $300 million quarterback. Also, Major League Baseball is embroiled in a four-year players' strike.

PROBABILITY OF HAPPENING
Only in Vince McMahon's dreams.

Total Recall (1990)

TIME FRAME
Sometime in the 21st century.

SPORTS PREDICTION
The Toronto Blue Jays face off against the Tokyo Samurais in the World Series.

PROBABILITY OF HAPPENING
Pretty good, if last year's Ichiro fever was any indication.

Back to the Future Part II (1989)

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