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Cast your ESPY vote: Best Sports Movie  

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Cinderella Man
Credentials: Russell Crowe and Renée Zellweger star in the story of Depression-era fighter Jim Braddock, who defeated heavyweight champ Max Baer in 15 rounds in 1935.
Past ESPYs: None.

Coach Carter
Credentials: Samuel L. Jackson plays a controversial high school basketball coach who benched his undefeated team because of their collective poor academic record.

Past ESPYs: None.

Friday Night Lights winner
Credentials: Based on the book by H.G. Bissinger, which chronicles a season with the Permian High School Panthers in the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas.
Past ESPYs: None.

Million Dollar Baby
Credentials: A hardened trainer/manager works with a determined woman in her attempt to establish herself as a boxer. Won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Actress (Hilary Swank), Best Supporting Actor (Morgan Freeman) and Best Director (Clint Eastwood).
Past ESPYs: None.


past winners
'04 Miracle

'03 Bend it like Beckham

'02 The Rookie

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