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Playing the Hollywood game

Page 2's Rob Ryder debuts his inside tales from the making of Hollywood's top sports flicks.

Updated: November 20, 2003, 4:21 PM ET
By Rob Ryder | Special to Page 2

EDITOR'S NOTE: You might not have realized it, but you've seen Rob Ryder's work in the movies: "White Men Can't Jump," "Blue Chips," "The Sixth Man," "Celtic Pride." The list goes on. When a basketball scene makes it to the big screen, chances are it's there thanks to Ryder. A former player at Princeton, he was a teammate of Geoff Petrie under Pete Carril. Today, his "Hollywood Jock" column debuts on Page 2. It's a serial look from an insider that chronicles the making of Hollywood sports movies ...

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