Rod's Not Dead, Or Roddy Piper's Christian Cinema Swan Song

Roddy Piper was one of the great wrestlers of his era, and he had his moments as an actor. "The Masked Saint," his last film, isn't great. But it has its charms.
Tom Keiser
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Vice Sports Q&A: College Football Legend Brian Bosworth

A conversation with one of the most memorable, and memorably brash, college football players of his generation about the NCAA, football, acting, and, um, God.
Tim Casey

Sylvester Stallone Teases a Return for Apollo in the Creed Sequel

In a new interview with Variety, Rocky himself suggests that the next Creed movie might be set before Apollo Creed's untimely death. Or it might pit his son Adonis against a giant Russian fighter.
Sarah Kurchak

Jeremy Renner to Play Boxer Rocky Marciano in New Biopic

After two unauthorized and unwelcome TV movies, legendary boxer Rocky Marciano is finally getting some proper treatment on the silver screen with the forthcoming biopic, Undefeated: The Rocky Marciano Story.
Sarah Kurchak

Who Are The Sports Analogues For Your Favorite "Star Wars" Characters?

A comprehensive, if by no means objective, guide to which people from the world of sports most resemble the characters from the "Star Wars" universe.
David Roth

Kid Yamaka: Fightland Specials

In this deeply human story, Emmy-nominated director Matt Ogens profiles up-and-coming boxer Zachary "Kid Yamaka" Wohlman and explores Wohlman's troubled background in Los Angeles.
Fightland Staff
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Reviewing Famous Hollywood Catches Using NFL Rules

The NFL's impenetrable, vague rules concerning what is and isn't a catch don't work. Maybe they'll do better when applied to "Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom?"
Joseph Flynn

Cheerocracy Forever: The Enduring Superiority of 'Bring It On'

Bring It On is unequivocally the Greatest Sports Movie of All Time.
B. David Zarley

Fight Fan Review: Creed

The 7th installment of the Rocky series has been a hit at the box-office and serves as an adequate introduction to the boxing world, but falls short in other ways.
Nick Wong

From NFL to Hollywood, Thomas Jones Fights for Every Inch

Thomas Jones had a hugely successful, hugely productive 12-year career in the NFL. He's starting from the bottom as an actor, and staying on the grind, as usual.
Tim Casey

Analyzing Every Technique Used in Rocky's Training Montages

To celebrate the success of Creed, we break down all of the techniques that Rocky Balboa uses in the famous training montages from Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV and Rocky Balboa.
Sarah Kurchak

Looking Back at "Rocky V," The Movie That Nearly Knocked Out a Beloved Franchise

The Rocky franchise is still alive after nearly 40 years. The series has had its highs and lows, but it was never lower, or drearier, than "Rocky V," which recently turned 25 years old.
Tom Keiser