Home Sports Basketball The Athletic’s Top 100 Sports Movies SportsBasketball The Athletic’s Top 100 Sports Movies March 30, 2020 5 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp When you grow up a sports fan, transferring that fandom from the backyard Wiffle ball game to the big screen at the local theater is a natural transition. We fall in love with movies that reflect our life experiences. We see our best friends in “The Sandlot.” Or quote “Happy Gilmore” relentlessly in the dorms. It’s why one person can find a movie like “Field of Dreams” completely hokey while another turns to mush the moment Ray Kinsella’s dad pulls off his catcher’s mask and places it over his heart. We know what’s coming next. It means our opinions of these movies vary wildly. Especially when you work at a media company with 400-plus employees who are all sports diehards. And opinionated. So in trying to determine the Top 100 Sports movies of all time, we decided to make the process as democratic as possible. That meant a lot of rules, processes and restrictions. First, we asked everyone on staff to nominate their favorite… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Video shows JR Smith beating man who smashed his car during protests Raptors executive Masai Ujiri: 'No one is born to be racist' Op-Ed: Monty Williams is ‘angry,’ ‘afraid’ and ‘in pain’ today Rare Michael Jordan game-worn modified sneakers could sell for over $500K Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Racism is 'more deadly than COVID-19' JR Smith spotted bike riding with LeBron James and Anthony Davis Knicks' head coach job is Tom Thibodeau's to lose? Knicks' head coaching job is Tom Thibodeau's to lose? Rip Hamilton: Michael Jordan once traded Wizards player for trash talking Sporting 'I can't breathe' shirt, Ben Simmons calls out 'blatant racism' Report: Celtics will 'most likely' offer Jayson Tatum a max contract May 31 in sports history: 'Fo', (five), fo'!' LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.