Posts tagged "rugby"

Mandela, The 16th Man

Mandela, The 16th Man
In 2009 I saw what I consider to be the best sports-related film made in the last 20 years, and definitely one of the two best sports films since Rocky, the greatest sports film of all time. Before seeing Invictus, I had always regarded the 1981 film Chariots Of Fire, a film about two runners,... Read more »

Soccer Player Fired for Homophobic Tweet

Sure, Lee Steele is a small fish in a small pond. And at 38, Steele, a striker for the non-league club Oxford City FC  — a club that would, by its size and fan base, be considered semi-professional in the US– ain’t no Chad Ochocinco. But with a storied  15-year career, in which he scored... Read more »