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Refs Let 49ers Put As Many Men On Field As They Want

SEATTLE—Sighing into the microphone as he stood at the 50-yard line of Centurylink Field, NFL referee Gene Steratore ruled during Sunday’s game that the San Francisco 49ers could put as many men on the field as they want.

Stunned Adam Schefter Receives Ominous Tip From Future Self

BRISTOL, CT—Slowly returning to his desk shaken and confused, sources reported Wednesday that ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter was stunned to receive an ominous tip from his future self while walking through one of his office building’s hallways.

‘FanSided’ Ranks All 128 NFL Teams

NEW YORK—As part of its comprehensive professional football coverage in anticipation of the upcoming season, sports news site ‘FanSided’ published an article Tuesday ranking all 128 NFL teams.
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Upcoming Athlete Biopics

Hollywood is still obsessed with sports, as these life stories of athletes now in production demonstrate.

  • Belichick On Belichick—In this rare, intimate look inside the mind of one of football's most enigmatic coaches, Bill Belichick stares unblinking at the camera lens for 210 minutes. Music by Diplo
  • Grand-Slammed—Günter Parche is a German tennis fanatic whose love for the sport is so intense that people want to hold him back. Follow the journey of one man's conquest over those who try to prevent him from stabbing Monica Seles
  • Dude, Where's My Medal?—The classic athlete biopic gets the buddy-comedy treatment as Michael Phelps and Tim Lincecum pair up in search of a gold medal Phelps lost after a night they'll never forget—if only they could remember it!
  • For What It's Werth—The story of outfielder Jayson Werth comes to life for no reason other than that some industry executive thought of the title
  • Always On The Outside—Director James Mangold desperately tries to paint Mark Price as an outsider and relate that to shooting three-pointers
  • Admiral Of The Air—David Robinson's life story is reworked for Christian Laettner after Robinson drops out of the project for personal reasons
  • Harper—Film about former shooting guard Ron Harper that suggests it was Harper, not Michael Jordan, who led the Bulls to six NBA titles, quit basketball to play baseball, and clutched the championship trophy while crying about his dead father
  • Making The Babe—This prequel to the 1992 film about Babe Ruth follows the lives of Kate Schamberger-Ruth and George Herman Ruth, Sr. as they decide whether or not to have children
  • West Meets East—Tells the story of Jerry West's secret 20-year leadership of the Hong Kong crime organization the Triads, and how he juggled that role with a professional basketball career

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