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Jumbotron Really Trying To Push New Third-Down Cheer On Fans

SAN DIEGO—Noting that the phrase had appeared in large blue letters during each of the team’s offensive drives, sources at Qualcomm Stadium confirmed Friday that the Jumbotron was trying really hard to push a new third-down cheer on San Diego Chargers fans.

Strongside/Weakside: Kris Bryant

By leading the Chicago Cubs in hits and home runs en route to their second straight playoff appearance, Kris Bryant has placed himself in the running for the National League MVP. Is he any good?

Rest Of Nation To Penn State: ‘Something Is Very Wrong With All Of You’

WASHINGTON—Stating they felt deeply unnerved by the community’s unwavering and impassioned defense of a football program and administration that enabled child sexual abuse over the course of several decades, the rest of the country informed Penn State University Friday that there is clearly something very wrong with all of them.

Strongside/Weakside: Lamar Jackson

After passing for eight touchdowns and rushing for another 10 in just the first three weeks of the season, Louisville Cardinals sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson has quickly become the frontrunner to win the Heisman Trophy. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Carson Wentz

After being selected second overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz opened the season with a nearly flawless performance in a victory over the Cleveland Browns. Is he any good?

Former WWE Wrestler Found Alive At 44

PHOENIX—In a revelation that has sent shockwaves through the wrestling world, sources confirmed that former WWE wrestler Freddy Hendricks, better known as his in-ring persona “Time Bomb,” was discovered alive Friday at the age of 44.

Strongside/Weakside: Dak Prescott

Having assumed the role after Tony Romo’s injury during the preseason, Dak Prescott is expected to open the NFL regular season as the first rookie quarterback to start for the Dallas Cowboys since 2004. Is he any good?

Study: 96% Of Pickup Games Decided By Next Score

PRINCETON, NJ—Noting that none of the game’s earlier events factored into the final outcome in any way whatsoever, a study released Wednesday by researchers at Princeton University revealed that 96 percent of all pickup games are decided by the next score.
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Recently Greenlit Sports Movies

Sports movies have always been a Hollywood staple, and lately they've become more popular than ever. Here are the latest projects to begin production:

Kid Referee: A loophole in the NBA referee system allows 12-year-old Jeremy Debacker to achieve his dream of officiating professional games, but will that mean less time with his best buds?

Southpaws: An entire team of lefties? Oh boy. Here come the hijinks!

Ken Burns's Slamball: This 22-hour epic documentary takes the viewer through the triumphant beginnings of Slamball in 2002 all the way through its tragic end in 2003

Stop Or My Mom Will Lead A Ragtag Bunch Of Misfits To The All-City Little League Championship: Starring Sylvester Stallone, Estelle Getty

Air Bud, Color Commentator: A twice-divorced golden retriever struggles with the twin demons of alcoholism and his inability to connect with his litter while trying to build a broadcasting career and adjust to the mundanity of life after sports stardom

Untitled Sports Sequel Project: FOX Searchlight has already budgeted $45 million for this sequel to an as-yet-undetermined sports movie

Most Valuable Pig: Walter, a lovable but clumsy old English bulldog, attempts to fill the hooves of the Arkansas Razorbacks pig, but when he takes over as the team's mascot, he struggles to live up to the hog's revered oink

Bump…Set…Net: Will Ferrell and Jack Black star as out-of-shape beach volleyball players, who spend two hours joking about sand in their swim trunks, lose the big tournament to a pair of seals, and redeem themselves in some outrageous way

A Sound Of Chocolate Thunder: Charles Barkley plays a time-traveling guide who takes clients back into the past to watch sporting events, and accidentally prevents a 1979 Darryl Dawkins slam dunk, creating a time paradox that prevents dunking from existing in the future

The Cat That Couldn't Play Basketball: Jeremy is a cat, and therefore couldn't dream of playing basketball. So he doesn't


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