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The 20 Best Sports Movies of All Time: ESPN, IMDB, FOX Sports, and Bleacher Report

And what are the best sports movies of all time? There is no consensus from the experts on the bunch, especially in the ranking order.

  ESPN (2012) IMDB (2014) FOX (2014) Bleacher Report (2014)
1. Bull Durham 1. Bull Durham 1. Hoosiers 1. Raging Bull
2. Rocky 2. Raging Bull 2. Raging Bull 2. Hoop Dreams
3. Raging Bull 3. Field of Dreams 3. Rocky 3. Rocky
4. Hoosiers 4. Rocky 4. Major League 4. The Hustler
5. Slap Shot 5. A League of Their Own 5. Hoop Dreams 5. Eight Men Out
6. The Natural 6. Hoosiers 6. Million Dollar Baby 6. Murderball
7. Field of Dreams 7. Breaking Away 7. Bull Durham 7. Bull Durham
8. Caddyshack 8. Hoop Dreams 8. Field of Dreams 8. Hoosiers
9. The Hustler 9. Eight Men Out 9. A League of Their Own 9. Field of Dreams
10. The Longest Yard 10. Chariots of Fire 10. Seabiscuit 10. When We Were Kings
11. North Dallas Forty 11. The Karate Kid 11. White Men Can’t Jump 11. The Fighter
12. Jerry Maguire 12. Miracle 12. Jerry Maguire 12. The Color of Money
13. Hoop Dreams 13. National Velvet 13. Rudy 13. Breaking Away
14. Breaking Away 14. North Dallas Forty 14. Friday Night Lights 14. The Karate Kid
15. White Men Can’t Jump 15. Caddyshack 15. Cinderella Man 15. Major League
16. The Bad News Bears 16. Slap Shot 16. Miracle 16. The Wrestler
17. Chariots of Fire 17. The Natural 17. The Natural 17. Caddyshack
18. Brian’s Song 18. Rudy 18. Caddyshack 18. The Sandlot
19. Eight Men Out 19. When We Were Kings 19. Chariots of Fire 19. Slap Shot
20. When We Were Kings 20. Brian’s Song 20. The Karate Kid 20. Baseball (Ken Burns)

 

Biggest Heisman Trophy Wins of All Time (Highest Vote Percentages)

SEASON HEISMAN WINNER SCHOOL CLASS POS. PCT. AVAIL. VOTES VOTES AVAIL. VOTES
1. 1942 Frank Sinkwich Georgia SR RB 56.15% 1,059 1,886
2. 1940 Tom Harmon Michigan SR RB 54.25% 1,303 2,402
3. 1935 Jay Berwanger Chicago SR RB 53.85% 84 156
4. 1993 Charlie Ward Florida State SR QB 53.68% 2,310 4,303
5. 1968 O.J. Simpson Southern California SR RB 52.88% 2,853 5,395
6. 1976 Tony Dorsett Pittsburgh SR RB 51.59% 2,357 4,569
7. 1991 Desmond Howard Michigan JR WR 50.49% 2,077 4,114
8. 1986 Vinny Testaverde Miami (FL) SR QB 50.12% 2,213 4,415
8. 2006 Troy Smith Ohio State SR QB 50.12% 2,540 5,068
10. 1963 Roger Staubach Navy JR QB 49.69% 1,860 3,743
11. 1959 Billy Cannon Louisiana State SR RB 49.45% 1,929 3,901
12. 1936 Larry Kelley Yale SR E 49.31% 213 432
13. 1984 Doug Flutie Boston College SR QB 49.09% 2,240 4,563
14. 1998 Ricky Williams Texas SR RB 48.57% 2,355 4,849
15. 1937 Clint Frank Yale SR QB 48.34% 524 1,084
16. 2005 Reggie Bush Southern California JR RB 48.02% 2,541 5,291
17. 1951 Dick Kazmaier Princeton SR RB 47.20% 1,777 3,765
18. 1983 Mike Rozier Nebraska SR RB 46.49% 1,801 3,874
19. 1949 Leon Hart Notre Dame SR E 46.00% 995 2,163
20. 1999 Ron Dayne Wisconsin SR RB 45.31% 2,042 4,507

The Best and Worst Home Teams in the NFL

Whose house? The Pittsburgh Steelers. The Baltimore Ravens. And the Denver Broncos.

Heinz Field, M&T Bank Stadium and Mile High are the current homes to the best home teams in the league.

MOST HOME WINS, TOTAL

TEAM HOME WINS HOME TIES
1. Pittsburgh Steelers 248 1
2. Denver Broncos 241 4
3. Miami Dolphins 230 1
3. Minnesota Vikings 230 1
5. Dallas Cowboys 229 0
6. New England Patriots 221 0
7. Green Bay Packers 217 6
8. San Francisco 49ers 215 3
9. Washington Redskins 205 2
10. Chicago Bears 204 1
11. Kansas City Chiefs 200 3
12. Oakland Raiders (+ Los Angeles) 199 2
13. Philadelphia Eagles 195 3
14. Cincinnati Bengals 192 2
15. St. Louis Rams (+ Los Angeles) 190 2
16. Indianapolis Colts (+ Baltimore) 189 2
16. San Diego Chargers 189 2
18. Buffalo Bills 188 1
18. Tennessee Titans (+ Houston/Tennessee Oilers) 188 1
20. New York Giants 186 1
21. Atlanta Falcons 185 1
22. Detroit Lions 182 1
22. Seattle Seahawks 182 0
24. Arizona Cardinals (+ St. Louis + Phoenix) 175 3
25. New Orleans Saints 168 1
26. New York Jets 167 1
27. Cleveland Browns 157 2
28. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 142 1
29. Baltimore Ravens 104 1
30. Jacksonville Jaguars 87 0
31. Carolina Panthers 81 0
32. Houston Texans 49 0

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HOME WINS PER SEASON, AVERAGE

TEAM HOME WINS PER SEASON # SEASONS SINCE
1. Pittsburgh Steelers 5.51 45 1970
2. Baltimore Ravens 5.47 19 1996
3. Denver Broncos 5.36 45 1970
4. Miami Dolphins 5.11 45 1970
4. Minnesota Vikings 5.11 45 1970
6. Dallas Cowboys 5.09 45 1970
7. New England Patriots 4.91 45 1970
8. Green Bay Packers 4.82 45 1970
9. San Francisco 49ers 4.78 45 1970
10. Seattle Seahawks 4.67 39 1976
11. Washington Redskins 4.56 45 1970
12. Chicago Bears 4.53 45 1970
13. Kansas City Chiefs 4.44 45 1970
14. Oakland Raiders (+ Los Angeles) 4.42 45 1970
15. Jacksonville Jaguars 4.35 20 1995
16. Philadelphia Eagles 4.33 45 1970
17. Cincinnati Bengals 4.27 45 1970
18. St. Louis Rams (+ Los Angeles) 4.22 45 1970
19. Indianapolis Colts (+ Baltimore) 4.20 45 1970
19. San Diego Chargers 4.20 45 1970
21. Buffalo Bills 4.18 45 1970
21. Tennessee Titans (+ Houston/Tennessee Oilers) 4.18 45 1970
23. New York Giants 4.13 45 1970
24. Atlanta Falcons 4.11 45 1970
25. Carolina Panthers 4.05 20 1995
26. Detroit Lions 4.04 45 1970
27. Arizona Cardinals (+ St. Louis + Phoenix) 3.89 45 1970
28. Houston Texans 3.77 13 2002
29. New Orleans Saints 3.73 45 1970
30. New York Jets 3.71 45 1970
31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3.64 39 1976
32. Cleveland Browns 3.49 45 1970

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