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Sunday, February 24, 2013
Can sports score another Oscars win?

By Lizzie Haldane

Hilary Swank
In 2004, Hilary Swank won Best Actress for "Million Dollar Baby."
At the Oscars, "Silver Linings Playbook" looks to join “Rocky,” “Chariots of Fire” and “Million Dollar Baby” and become the fourth sports film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture. It is the fourth straight year that a sports film has been nominated for Best Picture. “Silver Linings Playbook” follows “Moneyball” in 2011, “The Fighter” in 2010 and “The Blind Side” in 2009. The last sports movie to win Best Picture was "Million Dollar Baby" in 2004.

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