Two sports movies that were well ahead of their time

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by SportsChump, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. SportsChump

    SportsChump Well-Known

    We can go on debating which are the greatest sports movies of all-time; the list is abundant.

    But to me, two forgotten, early-90s sports movies stand out as underrated and particularly telling considering all that’s going on in sports nearly twenty years later.

    One of these films was about an explosive, college basketball scandal just waiting to happen, kids getting paid and coaches getting caught. The other was about gambling, injuries and pain pill addiction in a professional football league dealing with a disillusioned fan base and looking for something to do about it. Of course, the movies I’m referring to are...