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BCS BS
The Bowl Championship Series is bull and should be revised like the latest version of Vista
"...and the Florida Gators was supposed to give college football a clear-cut champion, but after a sloppy game all..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Sports Post by Justin Sanders

The Longshots
Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst directs Ice Cube and others in this sports movie about the first girl to play Pop Warner youth football.
"...first girl to play in the Pop Warner youth football league. Played by Palmer (Akeelah and the Bee), Jasmine..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

History Keeps Repeating
"...far, far away. This is a story of a football team from a city we shall call the Big..."

Jan. 28, 2008 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Facing the Giants
A born-again high school football coach draws on a higher power to inspire his team to victory.
"...a modern-day Job, Grant Taylor (Kendrick) – high school football coach, loyal husband, and all-around shlemazl – just can’t..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Gridiron Gang
The Rock's moral football tale is a pleasant surprise: a swift, sure-footed, and gritty melodrama that plays to the strengths of its formula and elicits empathy for its kids.
"...Bee.) On the page, there's nothing special about this football yarn, based on an eponymous television documentary filmed inside..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Longest Yard
Sandler and Rock keep the ball in play for this old prison football gem, although they fail to score any new points.
"...appealing. Sandler takes over for Reynolds as former pro footballer Paul Crewe, disgraced in a point-shaving debacle and current..."

May 27, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live-Action
An uneven selection does not represent the best narrative shorts
"...second French nominee, Yves Piat and Damien Megherbi’s "NEFTA Football Club," fares far better, with a light comedic touch..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Greater
The saga of a college football underdog
"...In the football biopic Greater (an unfortunately generic title, and seeing how..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Lazer Team
The first feature film from Austin's Rooster Teeth gang is a hoot
"...polish. What carries the film through to its effects-laden, football-field conclusion is the ensemble cast of relative unknowns, among..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Concussion
Will Smith is the doctor who pioneered research into NFL head injuries
"...that 20 years of consistently being hit on a football field would cause permanent neurological damage? It seems a..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Balls Out
College intramural football comedy features several SNL players
"...The jokes fly in the college intramural football comedy Balls Out like a fourth-down Hail Mary thrown..."

June 19, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Bobcats Big Win Shown For All On Small Screen
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, here comes Texas State
"...and important. Last Saturday, I watched the Bobcats play football on television, but I couldn’t watch the University of..."

Nov. 7, 2013 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Another Texas Honor for Manziel
Johnny Football and the Syrian Kid
"...Who’s the greatest Texas football player of Middle Eastern descent? According to the reference..."

Jan. 26, 2013 Sports Post by Michael Corcoran

Texas State Set To Pummel the Other Aggies
And recapping Roadrunners/Bobcats game
"...deemed the weakest schedule in all of FBS (Big-Time Football!) — I was wrong ["Postmarks," Nov. 26]. Well, not..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

'The NFL Beat': Bye Week Bros
Fantasy fill-in friends
"...you turn to your boys, and if the fantasy football season were MarioKart, we'd be on the level with..."

Nov. 3, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

'The NFL Beat': A Day in the Beat
Pigskin news and an update on Longhorns in the NFL
"...Heisman Trophy-winning Baylor QB Robert Griffin III toss the football with his friends...."

March 24, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

Just Lose, Baby
Texas Volleyball's winning streak makes it hard to find flaws
"...I once compared UT's football and volleyball programs to The Day After Tomorrow, citing..."

Nov. 18, 2010 Sports Post by Will Eidam

UT President on Mack Brown Suspending James Henry
"...William Powers Jr. on Mack Brown's decision to suspend football player James Henry. Henry has been charged with two..."

Sept. 18, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

'Life, the Universe, and Everything' Bowl
"...might have the best coaching staff in all of football, headed by longtime head coach Jeff Fisher (.530 winning..."

Sept. 17, 2007 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

Austin Wranglers Season Opener Sunday
"...More interesting than Canadian football and better smelling than the European league, arena football..."

March 2, 2007 Sports Post by Jeremy Martin

Back to the Drawing Board
"...a lack of confidence.For more on the Saints, UT football, and high school football ......"

Oct. 30, 2006 Sports Post by Robert Gabriel

Time 4 Sum Aksion
"...going to be a typical weekend of high school football here in Austin. Then on Friday night at House..."

Oct. 3, 2006 Sports Post by Robert Gabriel

Invincible
Mark Wahlberg plays footballer Vincent Papale in this story about how he captured a spot on the Philadelphia Eagles team in an open tryout.
"...genres. The story of Vincent Papale (Wahlberg), a lifelong football fan and backyard pigskin enthusiast who's plucked from the..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Green Street Hooligans
The psychotically testosterized world of British football hooliganism, with its crimson tide of fist-in-mouth male bonding and lager-lout bad manners, is captured in this post LOTR Elijah Wood movie.
"...claret colors of the UK’s legendary West Ham United Football Club. American roughnecks who think their weekend NFL and..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Friday Night Lights
H.G. Bissinger’s classic book about the secular religion of high school football was lovingly adapted for film prior to becoming a TV show.
"...now-classic book about the secular religion of high school football to come to the screen. This retooling has no..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Any Given Sunday
Stone's tale of a professional football team is full of excess, machismo, and a ripped-out eyeball.
"...Gifford. Just watching the trailer for Oliver Stone's new football epic a few weeks back left me with a..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Varsity Blues
"...John Moxon, a second-string quarterback for the high school football team, the West Canaan Coyotes. Having spent the years..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Air Bud: Golden Receiver
"...the new town vet (Harrison) -- offers Josh a football as a sort of peace offering. Anyone who's even..."

Aug. 21, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Program
"...of little stories about the members of a college football team contending for a championship is flaccid seasonal fare..."

Oct. 1, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Short & Sweet: "First Down"
AFf documentary short tackles girls breaking into football
"...by filmmaker Carrie Stett about the Utah Girls Tackle Football League, and how being able to play a traditionally..."

Oct. 26, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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