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Rantankerous: Debating the greatest sports movies of all time

Once again, Brian's incessant rambling has touched on George's last nerve. (Source: Bitstrips/Facebook) Once again, Brian's incessant rambling has touched on George's last nerve. (Source: Bitstrips/Facebook)
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  • Week 13 preview: Rivalry week and high stakes are everywhere

    Week 13 preview: Rivalry week and high stakes are everywhere

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:42 AM EST2017-11-23 06:42:17 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 1:35 AM EST2017-11-24 06:35:22 GMT
    Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard. Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Tide has...
    Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard. Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Tide has been clearly better more often than not.
  • Miami gets bump to No. 2 behind Alabama in playoff rankings

    Miami gets bump to No. 2 behind Alabama in playoff rankings

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 7:41 PM EST2017-11-22 00:41:29 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 2:55 PM EST2017-11-22 19:55:49 GMT
    Miami moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four.
    Miami moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four.
  • Staley, Gamecocks face tough three-day test in Gulf Coast Showcase

    Staley, Gamecocks face tough three-day test in Gulf Coast Showcase

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 2:08 PM EST2017-11-22 19:08:38 GMT
    South Carolina guard Lindsey Spann (11) dribbles the ball against the Wofford defense during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Wofford 94-60. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)South Carolina guard Lindsey Spann (11) dribbles the ball against the Wofford defense during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Wofford 94-60. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

    While many families will be at home enjoying the company of one another this Thanksgiving, Dawn Staley and the Gamecocks will be on a business trip in Florida. 

    While many families will be at home enjoying the company of one another this Thanksgiving, Dawn Staley and the Gamecocks will be on a business trip in Florida. 

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  • Mizzou-Illinois football rivalry to return for four years beginning in 2026

    Mizzou-Illinois football rivalry to return for four years beginning in 2026

    Monday, November 20 2017 4:01 PM EST2017-11-20 21:01:41 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 4:01 PM EST2017-11-20 21:01:41 GMT
    (Mizzou Twitter)(Mizzou Twitter)
    A week after it announced football games with the Kansas State Wildcats, the Missouri Tigers football program announced that another rivalry will be renewed.  The Braggin' Rights rivalry with the Illinois Fighting Illini will return on the gridiron for four years from 2026-2029.  Illinois will host the games in 2026 and 2028, while Mizzou will play host in 2027 and 2029.  Missouri, who leads the all-time series between the teams 17-7, won six straight games the teams...
    A week after it announced football games with the Kansas State Wildcats, the Missouri Tigers football program announced that another rivalry will be renewed.  The Braggin' Rights rivalry with the Illinois Fighting Illini will return on the gridiron for four years from 2026-2029.  Illinois will host the games in 2026 and 2028, while Mizzou will play host in 2027 and 2029.  Missouri, who leads the all-time series between the teams 17-7, won six straight games the teams...
  • Kansas State, Mizzou to renew football rivalry in 2022, 2023

    Kansas State, Mizzou to renew football rivalry in 2022, 2023

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:53 PM EST2017-11-16 20:53:13 GMT
    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:53 PM EST2017-11-16 20:53:13 GMT
    (AP File Photo)(AP File Photo)

    The Missouri Tigers and Kansas State Wildcats will play each other in football in 2022 and 2023. 

    The Missouri Tigers and Kansas State Wildcats will play each other in football in 2022 and 2023. 

  • Week 13 preview: Rivalry week and high stakes are everywhere

    Week 13 preview: Rivalry week and high stakes are everywhere

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:42 AM EST2017-11-23 06:42:17 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 1:35 AM EST2017-11-24 06:35:22 GMT
    Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard. Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Tide has...
    Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard. Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Tide has been clearly better more often than not.

Rantankerous [ran-tank'uhr-us] (adjective) - A combination of rant [to speak in a wild or extravagant manner] and cantankerous [contentious, disagreeable]. The word is a creation of the Raycom Digital Hub staff and the only suitable description for the epic arguments between Brian "What We Learned" Tynes and George "Hot Reads" Jones, which until now have never been recorded.

(RNN) - Despite what you may have heard, no, we were not the guys cast to play "Sidney Deane" and "Billy Hoyle" in White Men Can't Jump.

That honor went to Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. But maybe if we had better agents or had been out of elementary school at the time, things would be different.

Our disappointment didn't stop us from becoming fans of great sports films. Like most fans, we have strong opinions about which ones are the best, and we found out other people can be just as loud with their opinions.

Also this week:

Since Stanford exposed Oregon, what does that mean for the rest of the teams behind Alabama in the BCS? What were the Braves thinking when they decided to relocate to a new stadium outside Atlanta?

Include great movies we missed and other thoughts in the comments section below.

You can also reach us by email: George Jones and Brian Tynes.

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  • Mississippi stuns No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Mississippi stuns No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Thursday, November 23 2017 11:32 PM EST2017-11-24 04:32:53 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 12:46 PM EST2017-11-24 17:46:23 GMT
    Jordan Ta'amu threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Wilkins ran for two scores and Mississippi upset No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28.
    Jordan Ta'amu threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Wilkins ran for two scores and Mississippi upset No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28.
  • Week 13 preview: Rivalry week and high stakes are everywhere

    Week 13 preview: Rivalry week and high stakes are everywhere

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:42 AM EST2017-11-23 06:42:17 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 1:35 AM EST2017-11-24 06:35:22 GMT
    Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard. Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Tide has...
    Yes, it is rivalry week in college football and the old saying goes that anything can happen when rivals get together, but let's not go overboard. Alabama has won seven of nine against Auburn because the Tide has been clearly better more often than not.
  • Ole Miss upsets #14 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Ole Miss upsets #14 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Friday, November 24 2017 1:10 AM EST2017-11-24 06:10:06 GMT
    Source: WLBT/FOX 40 SportsSource: WLBT/FOX 40 Sports

    #14 Mississippi State entered the Egg Bowl as a double digit favorite. The Bulldogs suffered a double whammy on Thursday. Nick Fitzgerald was injured and Ole Miss upset MSU 31-28. Fitzgerald suffered the injury in the 1st quarter. He would leave the game on a cart but came back on crutches in the 2nd half. Breeland Speaks & DeMarquis Gates made the tackle on the play, Speaks commented on the play after the game .@Bspeaks9 on Fitzgerald’s injury pic.twitter.com/jpToqjyr3z...

    #14 Mississippi State entered the Egg Bowl as a double digit favorite. The Bulldogs suffered a double whammy on Thursday. Nick Fitzgerald was injured and Ole Miss upset MSU 31-28. Fitzgerald suffered the injury in the 1st quarter. He would leave the game on a cart but came back on crutches in the 2nd half. Breeland Speaks & DeMarquis Gates made the tackle on the play, Speaks commented on the play after the game .@Bspeaks9 on Fitzgerald’s injury pic.twitter.com/jpToqjyr3z...

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