Clearly we are all sports fans here at Excelle Sports; our days revolve around sports stories. The motivation, the struggle and the journeys of athletes resonate with each of us. Some of these stories stick in your mind, hitting that emotional soft spot and sending inspirational waves through your veins. Our Excelle Sports editors put together a list of our favorite sports movies for you to add to your weekend must-watch list.
Fall is the perfect time for movie nights, whether you’re in the mood for an old school throwback in Little Giants or the deeply moving true story of Race, our top-10 list has it all. From “all is fair in love and basketball” to “feel the rhythm, feel the rhyme!” these movies are forever classics and will no doubt transport you to the first time you watched it. “There’s no crying in baseball!”
Excelle Sports Top-10 Sports Movies:
1. A League of Their Own
2. Little Giants
3. Friday Night Lights
4. Angels in the Outfield
7. Cool Runnings
9. Love and Basketball
You are now ready for your marathon movie watching weekend. Ready, set, go!
Excelle Sports lifestyle editor Kim Vandenberg is an Olympic bronze medalist, Pan American gold medalist, World Championship silver medalist and three-time U.S. national champion and French national champion in swimming. She’s also a member of Excelle’s Athletes Council.