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De Niro to portray Lombardi in ESPN film - Bob Knight unavailable for comment

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by 93Devil, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    http://www.jsonline.com/sports/87176557.html

     
  2. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    What the hell's going on around here?
     
  3. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Grab! Grab! Grab!
     
  4. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

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    "I have nipples, Bart, could you milk me?"
     
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  5. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    What's with the Bob Knight reference?
     
  6. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Ernest Borgnine played Lombardi in a movie many years ago --- resemblance was outstanding.

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  7. Sleeper

    Sleeper Member

    Maybe I'm pessimistic, but there's almost no chance this movie won't suck, right? It's hard to imagine that ESPN won't make Lombardi the "a seal here, and a seal here" caricature that Berman and company have constructed over the years.
     
  8. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    What time is Junction Boys on again?
     
  9. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Re: De Niro to portray Lombardi in ESPN film - Bob Knight unavailable for commen

    They should go 50s monster movie style and make this Junction Boys vs. Lombardi.

    Lombardi: Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
    Bryant: He ain't quittin'.
    Lombardi: Well then ... good. Anyway, coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.
    Bryant: He ain't quittin'.
    Lombardi: (sigh) Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
    Bryant: He ain't quittin'.
    Lombardi: I heard you, Paul ... the difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
    Bryant: He ain't quittin'.
    Lombardi: Shut the fuck up you monotonous houndstooth hat-wearing cracker!
     
  10. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    What's next for our beloved icons? Pacino as Pat Riley in Showtime?
     
  11. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    DeNiro > Dennehy
     
  12. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    "Bart Starr are you talking to me?"
     
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