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An 'Inside' joke

You'd the Sports Guy would love a sitcom about sports -- but it's certainly not "Inside Schwartz."

Updated: November 8, 2005, 3:26 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2 columnist

Editor's Note: This article originally ran on October 8, 2001.

Today's burning question: Why can't anyone create an entertaining TV show that somehow relates to sports?

Given the number of Americans who follow sports and watch television, Hollywood should churn out provocative, entertaining sports-related shows every few years. Think about it. How many sports movies get released every year? Seven? Eight? Even though only two or three sports movies stood out over the past ...

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