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Michigan man builds Wiffle ball dream field in his backyard

May. 24, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — There is nothing quite like the experience of live baseball. The grass, the dirt, the sunshine and the chalk lines underneath abundant sunshine, sunsets or bright lights. Overpriced beers and the right mix of action and leisure — it is hard to imagine all of that without...

In this photo made from video, writer-director Ron Shelton speaks about the movie

'Bull Durham' became a classic by avoiding clichés

May. 15, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

Ron Shelton, the writer-director of “Bull Durham,” “White Men Can’t Jump” and “Tin Cup,” isn’t a big fan of sports movies. “Sports movies generally, I don’t like, and as a kid growing up and as a young man, I liked them even less,”...

Sports Illustrated Studios will bring magazine to TV, film

May. 5, 2020 3:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports Illustrated is branching out into movies and television. Authentic Brands Group and 101 Studios announced on Tuesday that they will launch Sports Illustrated Studios as part of a joint venture between the two companies. The studio's first project will be a docu-series entitled...

FILE - In this undated file photo, people portraying ghost players emerge from a cornfield as they reenact a scene from the movie

'Field of Dreams': Fathers & sons, phantoms and phenoms

May. 1, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball and tears, the ones streaking down cheeks. Tears, the kind leaving rifts between fathers and sons. “Field of Dreams” is about phantoms and phenoms on an unlikely diamond in an Iowa cornfield. Emotions gush like water across the fresh-cut grass, resonating three...

FILE - In this Dec, 6, 1985, file photo, actor Gene Hackman gives fictional Hickory High basketball players instructions during filming of the final game of the movie

Let's go to the videotape: 'Hoosiers' No. 1 AP Top 25 film

Apr. 17, 2020 12:08 PM EDT

“Hoosiers” shot all the way to No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 of best sports movies, a one-of-a-kind poll from the news organization known for its rankings of college teams. Released in 1986 and starring Gene Hackman, “Hoosiers” led the tally in results released Friday, receiving...