Sports: September 2007 Archives

Root for the underdog

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Everyone loves a story about an underdog. No, not Underdog, the crime-fighting cartoon canine. Just your average, everyday underdog — the guy or gal who overcomes obstacles and comes from behind to achieve something great.

Sports is filled with these stories, especially in the movies: "Rocky," "The Bad News Bears," "The Mighty Ducks," "Rudy," "The Longest Yard," "Hoosiers," "Breaking Away" ... and on and on.

After reading through a bit of Twelve Mighty Orphans: The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites Who Ruled Texas Football (Thomas Dunne Books, 279 pages, $24.95), I'm convinced we'll be seeing it onscreen in the next couple years as well...

Twelve Mighty

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