Apr 24, 2020 6:15 PM

Associated Press top sports movies list

Posted Apr 24, 2020 6:15 PM

“Hoosiers” was the No. 1 vote-getter in a poll by The Associated Press of the top sports movies in history. “Hoosiers” was named on 46 of the 70 ballots submitted by AP writers and editors around the world.

“Bull Durham” and “Rocky” tied for second place with 45 votes each. “Caddyshack” came in fourth and “Slap Shot” was fifth.

“Field of Dreams,” “Raging Bull,” “Major League,” “The Natural” and “A League of Their Own” rounded out the top 10. A total of 117 movies were mentioned on at least one ballot.

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Apr 24, 2020 6:15 PM
Chiefs select running back on first round

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs wrapped up the first round of the NFL draft when the Super Bowl champions picked LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire with the 32nd overall selection.

The Chiefs were long rumored to have interest in trading down since they have just five selections during the three-day draft. The Chiefs wound up having their pick of running backs after none had been taken in the first round.

Edwards-Helaire was picked because of the way his game fits the Chiefs' scheme, particularly his ability to catch the ball out of the backfield.