Sports movies

From left, Norma Hunt, Martha Ford, Virginia McCaskey, seated, Patricia Rooney and Jane Skinner Goodell pose at the premiere of "A Lifetime of Sundays," in Phoenix, March 25, 2019. The four NFL team owners were reticent about the project when approached by Jane Skinner Goodell, the commissioner’s wife and an executive producer of the movie. Indeed, she received a polite no from each of the women, who range in age from 81 to 96. (Rick Scuteri/AP Images)
September 02, 2019 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The conference room was packed. Nearly everywhere, people were crying. Including men who supposedly had been hardened by what they have done for a living for decades. "A Lifetime of Sundays" was the reason. The film features four female team owners whose back stories and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013, file photo, Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed (20) celebrates at the end of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game against the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans. The Ravens won 34-31. Reed will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, on Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 01, 2019 - 4:28 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Combining instinct and tireless film study with an unyielding urge to be a difference maker, Ed Reed established himself as one of the greatest safeties in NFL history. What he did with a football after plucking it from the air set him apart from anyone who ever played the game...
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FILE - In this May 23, 1976, file photo, Janet Guthrie talks to racing car owner-builder Rolla Vollstedt, left, and A.J. Foyt, right, in the pits of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis. There was no warm reception for Janet Guthrie when she arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 43 years ago. She wanted a spot in the biggest race in the world and her competitors didn't want her anywhere near the Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/File)
May 25, 2019 - 11:17 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Janet Guthrie did not receive a warm reception when she arrived at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 43 years ago. The former aerospace engineer had become a race car driver — unheard of during her era — and Guthrie wanted a spot in the Indianapolis 500, the biggest race in the world...
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This image released by HBO shows soccer star Diego Maradona in a scene from "Maradona." Constructed from over 500 hours of footage, the documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s. (HBO via AP)
May 21, 2019 - 1:29 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — Asif Kapadia initially passed when, in 2012, producer Paul Martin approached him about making a documentary on Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona. Kapadia had just finished "Senna," his ground-breaking 2010 documentary on the late Brazilian Formula One racer Ayrton Senna...
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