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64 sports films advance to round 2 of 'Best Sports Movie of All-Time Bracket'


After two weeks of voting, the first round of the Best Sports Movie of All-Time Bracket has concluded. The tournament field has been cut in half, and now 64 of 128 films remain.


With an extremely large tournament field, it took two weeks to complete the first round of voting, but now that we've trimmed some of the fat, expect the bracket to be kicked into hyperdrive moving forward.


Here are the results from the first round of voting, determined by YOU, the voters!


Region A


#1 Remember the Titans 100, #16 Eddie 5


#8 Varsity Blues 37, #9 He Got Game 25


#5 Dodgeball 72, #12 The Game Plan 15


#4 Coach Carter 58, #13 D2: The Mighty Ducks 25


#6 We Are Marshall 61, #11 Kingpin 16


#3 Friday Night Lights 55, #14 Bad News Bears (2005) 22


#7 Any Given Sunday 46, #10 The Little Giants 37


#2 Rudy 74, #15 Major League: Back to the Minors 16


Region B


#1 The Sandlot 86, #16 Thunderstruck 6


#8 The Mighty Ducks 62, #9 Secretariat 16


#5 The Bad News Bears (1976) 42, #12 Ali 26


#4 A League of Their Own 64, #13 Mystery Alaska 10


#6 Space Jam 64, #11 Drumline 15


#3 Rush 35, #14 The Basketball Diaries 27


#10 Kicking & Screaming 41, #7 Radio 39


#2 The Blind Side 46, #15 D3: The Mighty Ducks 12


Region C


#1 Miracle 90, #16 Juwanna Mann 9


#8 Rocky Balboa 56, #9 Gridiron Gang 26


#5 Cool Runnings 58, #12 Snow Dogs 28


#4 Glory Road 70, #13 Wimbledon 9


#11 Blades of Glory 49, #6 She's the Man 43


#3 Warrior 58, #14 Eight Crazy Nights 19


#7 White Men Can't Jump 72, #10 The Grizzlies 10


#15 Like Mike 73, #2 I, Tonya 19


Region D


#1 Field of Dreams 81, #16 Everyone's Hero 5


#8 For the Love of the Game 48, #9 Concussion 18


#5 McFarland, USA 34, #12 Here Comes the Boom 20


#13 Semi-Pro 46, #4 The Pride of the Yankees 21


#6 Eight Men Out 38, #11 Million Dollar Arm 22


#3 The Natural 39, #14 Blue Chips 9


#7 Invictus 40, #10 Tin Cup 31


#2 Bull Durham 46, #15 Draft Day 25


Region E


#1 Rocky 90, #16 Celtic Pride 5


#9 Rocky 3 52, #8 The Hurricane 13


#12 Major League 2 38, #5 Chariots of Fire 23


#4 The Karate Kid 66, #13 Race 4


#11 Angels in the Outfield 54, #6 Slap Shot 20


#3 Creed 43, #14 Bring It On 31


#10 Hardball 55, #7 The Way Back 18


#2 Moneyball 73, #15 Balls of Fury 12


Region F


#1 Happy Gilmore 79, #16 Rocky V 10


#8 The Greatest Game Ever Played 30, #9 The Express 25


#5 Soul Surfer 30, #12 Trouble with the Curve 25


#4 Jerry Maguire 38, #13 The Longshots 17


#6 Talladega Nights 42, #11 Benchwarmers 23


#14 Fever Pitch 34, #3 Cinderella Man 28


#7 Invincible 51, #10 Mr. 3000 10


#2 Caddyshack 61, #15 Air Bud 27


Region G

#1 Hoosiers 68, #16 Rebound 17


#8 Rocky IV 48, #9 Seabiscuit 30


#5 Love & Basketball 45, #12 Uncle Drew 24


#4 42 69, #13 Just Wright 4


#6 The Rookie 68, #11 Little Big League 15


#3 Million Dollar Baby 62, #14 The Final Season 10


#7 Goon 42, #10 Baseketball 41


#2 The Fighter 69, #15 Leatherheads 17


Region H


#1 Major League 70, #16 Ed 7


#9 The Replacements 40, #8 Heaven Can Wait 7


#5 Creed II 34, #12 Bend It Like Beckham 23


#4 Rocky II 41, #13 The Karate Kid Part II 18


#6 The Waterboy 61, #11 When the Game Stands Tall 4


#10 The Rookie of the Year 41, #7 The Longest Yard (2005) 33


#2 The Longest Yard (1974) 42, #15 The Fan 17



And just like that, we're on to round 2! Voting resumes Monday, August 2, across my Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.


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