The Phenom is at once remarkable for both its transfixing cinematography and Johnny Simmons's tightly coiled performance, but it's mired by its over reliance on exposition.
07 Jul 2016
An institution once associated with athletic superiority and, of course, proud patriotism, has been deduced to yet another pawn in the ongoing game of international passive-aggression.
17 Feb 2014
There’s a lot of noise at the average sporting event. Study this list to learn when to break out the earplugs.
21 Nov 2013
Here's a new one to look forward to come spring... '42' will feature the story of Jackie Robinson, the man who broke the color barrier in baseball's major leagues. The movie stars Chadwick Boseman as Robinson and Harrison Ford as the Brooklyn Dodger’s GM Branch Rickey. 42 opens 12 April 2013. Gotta love the Jay-Z track on the trailer as well.
25 Sep 2012
Baseball remained largely insulated against the tumult of the previous decade, but the shadow of the '60s loomed large over the early '70s.
29 Jul 2012
No matter how great their RBI or batting average, neither Jackie Robinson nor the other black players could escape the racism, insult or injustice of the times.
19 Apr 2007
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