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PN 1997 .B45 2003

A young girl is torn between adhering to family traditions and attaining super-stardom on the soccer field.

PN 1997.2 .C74 2016

Adonis Johnson never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there's no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed's legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa.

PN 1997.2 .C74 2019

Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family's past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring.

PN 1995.9 S67 G5679 2006

Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

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PN 1995.9 .S67 P7534 2007

Based on the true story of inner city Philadelphia swim coach Jim Ellis. From his roots in Salisbury, North Carolina, Ellis goes on to build a swim team in one of Philly's toughest neighborhoods in the 1970s.

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PN 1997 .R345 2004

A biographical film about psychologically destructive, violent middleweight champion Jake La Motta.

E 185.61 .R4 2001

A drama of forced high school integration in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. After leading his team to fifteen winning seasons, white football coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by African-American Herman Boone, as different from Yoast as could be. The two men overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions. 

PN 1995.9 .B69 R6359 2006

Rocky Balboa, club fighter from the mean streets of Philadelphia, gets an unlikely shot at the heavyweight championship of the world by taking on champion Apollo Creed.