Home Sports Basketball What’s up, doc? Why Bugs Bunny is the greatest athlete in movie... SportsBasketball What’s up, doc? Why Bugs Bunny is the greatest athlete in movie history March 31, 2020 4 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp When we were putting together the initial ballot for voting in The Athletic’s Top 100 Sports Movies of All Time survey, we asked the staff to nominate their favorites. The list quickly filled with the usual suspects — “Raging Bull,” “A League of Their Own,” “Bull Durham” “Hoop Dreams” and “Rocky” (“entire collection,” someone noted) — and by the end of the first day, we had a robust roster of sports movies. But did we have everything — or at least something close to it? The next morning, a Saturday at about the same time CBS then ABC aired Looney Tunes in the ’70s and ’80s, I had a thought I thought was damned genius: “‘Baseball Bugs!’ Of course. As loony as it is, that’s a sports movie. Definitely a sports movie.” (Or, maybe not.) I added it to the list. But a few moments later, there was another problem: I started thinking again. “Well, if… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The 6 N.B.A. Updates to Know N.B.A. Team Owners to Vote on 22-Team Plan to Resume Season Shams: Sources reveal details of NBA’s proposal of 22-team restart plan Twelve minutes in June: The Lakers-Blazers Game 7 that led to dynasty and disaster From defense to contract negotiations, Wes Unseld’s greatness was understated Wizards owner confident John Wall will be able to return to form NBA to resume July 31; Finals to end on or before Oct. 12? Once NBA season resumes, Finals to end on or before Oct. 12? Sacramento Kings part ways with play-by-play announcer after 'All Lives Matter' tweet Why the Kings and TV play-by-play announcer Grant Napear parted ways NBA proposes return-to-play plan that would complete NBA Finals by Oct. 12 ‘Tremendous loss’ of NBA legend Wes Unseld hits close to home for Nuggets 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.