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Summary: Tells the inspirational true story of Kurt Warner, who went from a stockboy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback. The film centers on Warner's unique story and years of challenges and setbacks that could have derailed his aspirations to become an NFL player, but just when his dreams seemed all but out of reach, it is only with the support...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD AME

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: The story of the filly Ruffian, who dominated horse racing in the early 1970s, until a broken leg at Belmont Park ended her career and her life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ESPN Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RUF

3 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Follows the infamously terrible American Samoa soccer team, known for a brutal 2001 FIFA match they lost 31-0. With the 2014 World Cup Qualifiers approaching, the team hires down-on-his-luck, maverick coach Thomas Rongen, hoping he will turn the world's worst soccer team around in this humorous and heartfelt underdog story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NEX

Summary: Michael Jordan is "recruited" from his baseball team to help the Looney Tunes characters defeat a group of aliens in a basketball game where the stakes are their freedom for all time.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. 2011

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY SPA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SPA

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Based on the unbelievable true story of a team of unlikely underdogs, a struggling working-class gamer, a failed former racecar driver, and an idealistic motorsport executive. Together, they risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world. It is an inspiring, thrilling, and action-packed story that proves that nothing is impossible when you're fueled from within.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE GRA

Summary: In this powerful and timely story of a girl's pursuit of freedom and belonging, fifteen-year-old Frances fights for her humble Irish community by becoming a boxer like her idol, Muhammad Ali. While society may be determined to break her spirit and destroy her way of life, Frances was not born to be broken. Instead, she digs deep to prove to her disillusioned father that she's a true champion.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FLO

Summary: This documentary follows two inner-city basketball phenoms' lives through high school as they chase their dreams of playing in the NBA.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOO

Summary: The Valachi papers: Former mob "button man" Joe Valachi turns informant when he learns top Mafia capo Vito Genovese has put a contract out on his life. From thievery add extortion to vengeance and murder, Valachi spills the innermost workings of the Cosa Nostra, culminating in his riveting testimony before a Senate subcommittee.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE CHA

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Westlake Entertainment, Inc. 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TOK

Summary: Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GLO

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Glory 2006

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD GLO

Summary: An obsessive college freshman joins her university's rowing team and undertakes an extreme physical and psychological journey to make it to the top varsity boat, no matter the cost.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOV

Summary: A backup quarterback for a Texas high school football team must confront the pressures and temptations of being a sports star, including conflicts with his coach and his girlfriend, when the starting quarterback is injured.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 1999

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Summary: An unathletic boy with autism strives to become an unlikely marathon champion giving his unfulfilled father purpose and a second chance at putting his family first.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TYS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TYS

Summary: Coach Clay Driscoll is a small town basketball coach who seems to have everything going against him. A team he doesn't want. A town that doesn't support girl's sports and small town politics that threaten to undermine any chance he has of winning. But his pride and his "girls" refuse to let him quit. Both the young women and their hard-headed coach fight for equality and a share of the dream,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GT Media 2007

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BEL

5 holds on 6 copies

Summary: The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s. Through tragedy and triumph, under the shadow of their domineering father and coach, the brothers seek larger-than-life immortality on the biggest stage in sports.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IRO

Summary: Colin, a young rebel and promising distance runner, is chosen to represent his reform school in a track race. However, the opposition for Colin isn't another runner, it's the Establishment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LON

Summary: Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2005

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1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Based on Tim Winton's award-winning and international bestselling novel set in mid-70s coastal Australia. Two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BRE

Summary: The shop around the corner: The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRE

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD TCM

Summary: Teamed with his friends Mickey, Neutron and Pedro, high school student Jim Carroll seems headed for a bright basketball career. But when pressures from his coach, his mom, and school seem to mount, Jim finds solace in all the wrong places, and the dark streets of New York begin to tear him apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 1998

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Summary: Walking away from her loveless marriage and taking a job in a derelict, financially devastated town, sixty-three-year-old Britt-Marie uses her fierce organizational skills to become a local soccer coach to a group of lost children.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cohen Media Group 2020

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Br

Summary: Newcastle United's favorite player, Santiago Muñez, reaches superstardom and starts to live every footballer's dream when he is transferred to Real Madrid to play in the UEFA European Champions League. He gets to play alongside some of the greatest players, including David Beckham. As Santiago basks in the glory, acclaim and money, he discovers that success has an ugly face, one that threatens...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GOA

Summary: NASCAR sensation Ricky Bobby is a racing hero because of his "win at all costs" approach. He and his loyal racing partner, childhood friend Cal Naughton Jr., are a fearless duo. Dubbed "Shake" and "Bake" by their fans, the two have the ability to finish so many races in the #1 and #2 positions, with Cal always in second place. When flamboyant French Formula One driver Jean Girard challenges...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TAL

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Talladega 2006

Summary: Documentary about a gang of kids who virtually revolutionized skateboarding with an aggressive style, awe-inspiring moves and street smarts, and in the process, transformed youth culture forever. Captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing, who used abandoned swimming pools to sharpen their skills.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOG

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