31 All-Time Greatest Athletes in Movies

These are 31 athletes who also starred in movies, including LeBron James in "Trainwreck."
<p> These are 31 athletes who also starred in movies, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, O.J. Simpson and Mike Tyson.</p>
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While most athletes are content to enjoy the limelight on the field of competitive sports, many have tried to bask in the bright lights of Hollywood. Here are 31 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in blockbusters and others in forgettable box office disasters.

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This is something you don't see everyday, but it's got social media in a mini-uproar.


Christopher Mintz-Plasse, the guy who played "McLovin" in the movie Superbad got into a bit of a twitter squabble with New York Daily News' Frank Isola, most-known for covering the Knicks. 


Surprisingly it all started when McLovin responded to a tweet that was almost a month old, and it was on from there.


Curt Schilling Completely Rips ESPN on 'Dan Patrick Show'

"They're outwardly bigoted and intolerant."

Curt Schilling isn't handling his exit from ESPN well.


On Monday's "Dan Patrick Show," the former analyst spills the beans on his former employer and how the worldwide leader is being selective in how it handles certain employees. Schilling says ESPN favors those who are democrats, and wouldn't reprimand them the same way he was.


"The only irony in all this, for me, is that a company that is outwardly bigoted and intolerant is calling itself inclusive," Schilling said. 


Wheelchair Basketball Game Ends In Fan Brawl

A wheelchair basketball game turned into something completely unexpected in Turkey.


During an IWBF Eurocup game some fans armed with bats and knives partook in a brawl. Though there were no serious injuries, police said the game had to be abandoned due to the violent nature of the fans. Seven fans were taken to the hospital, and six were released after treatment. No word on a make-up date for the game.


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Colin Cowherd and Jason Whitlock Reportedly Joining Forces For New Show

They're going for the PTI-style debate show.

If you can't get enough of Colin Cowherd and Jason Whitlock, you're going to enjoy what Fox Sports 1 has planned.


If you're among the rest of the population, you're scared for your life. The two "hot-takers" are reportedly joining forces for a debate show, similar to ESPN's "Pardon the Interruption." It makes the most sense because Whitlock and Cowherd were both employees at ESPN and PTI is the network's highest-rated show, so why not try what worked for the worldwide leader. 


10 Favorite Sports Moms

Moms are all special, it would be impossible to rank them.


We love sports moms because no matter what happens, they will always keep their athletic sons and daughters in check. They never let their heads get too big or caught up in all the fame and fortune. It's an extremely tough job but they handle it with no problem. Here's some of our favorite moms in sports.