TALE OF THE TAPE

Tale Of The Tape: Best Sports Movies Draft

In their weekly draft of anything and everything in the world, the “Starkey and Mueller Show” elected to draft the best sports movies of all-time.

Here’s how the draft played out:

Chris Mueller
Joe Starkey
(Photo by Jeff Haynes/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jeff Haynes/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images)
1st Round
Caddyshack - "It's got to be Caddyshack. How can you possibly go against that?"
Winner Rocky - "The greatest sports movie of all-time. Is there any question? It stood the test of time. It had me drinking raw eggs out of a blender. You can see all the good it did me."
2nd Round
Winner Slapshot - "Sports are all about comedy, as well as human drama. Slapshot combines one of the greatest actors of all-time, Paul Newman, a ridiculous cast."
Field of Dreams - "What a message it sends about chasing dreams, about baseball, the beauty of baseball, fathers and sons, everything else."
3rd Round
Raging Bull - "You want a little seriousness? Give me Raging Bull. I'll take that over Rocky."
Winner Hoosiers - "How is this on the board in the third round? Both of us should be humiliated."
4th Round
Winner Major League - "How can you go against Major League? This is appointment viewing up and down the line."
The Bad News Bears - "Maybe my favorite sports movie ever...the original one. Anybody who ever played little league baseball can relate to it."
5th Round
Winner The Mighty Ducks - "The Mighty Ducks is an all-time cult movie for anyone my age. It's the underdog story with kids and Emilio Estevez."
Sandlot - "We can kind of tell a difference between me and you in this draft. I'm a little bit deeper than you, you're very surface level. How is Sandlot on the board in the fifth round?
6th Round
Winner Miracle - "How can we not get the movie that tried to chronicle the greatest upset in American sports history?"
Rudy - "I'm going with this and it's either going to win me the draft or lose me the draft. As surface level and as shallow as you are, even you dropped a tear when you watched this movie."

The Winner Is

(Photo by Jeff Haynes/Getty Images)
Winner Chris Mueller
4 out of 6

This was one of the hardest decisions we've had to make. All the movies picked are of high quality. We had to put it to a vote in the office and Chris Mueller came out on top by a narrow margin.

MORE TALES OF THE TAPE

  1. Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers (Photo Credit: Mike McGinnis, Getty Images) Kaleb Tarczewski #35 of the Arizona Wildcats (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
    Elite Eight Tale: #1 Wisconsin Vs. #2 Arizona

    It is rematch time. Last year, the Wisconsin Badgers and Arizona Wildcats met in the Elite Eight and Wisconsin walked away with a 64-63 overtime win.

  2. Devin Booker #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Zach Auguste #30 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
    Elite Eight Tale: #1 Kentucky Vs. #3 Notre Dame

    Coming into the Sweet 16, West Virginia showed confidence that they could be the team that finally knocked off the Kentucky Wildcats.

  3. (Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Images) (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Best NCAA Tournament Performances Since 1980

    Starkey and Mueller drafted the greatest NCAA Tournament performances since 1980. The sixth pick was of the best tournament broadcasters.

See All Tales of the Tape