My ode to the best sports movie ever made

Updated: November 29, 2007, 1:58 PM ET
By Terry Frei | Special to ESPN.com

What's the deal here?

Why wasn't the "Slap Shot" anniversary more widely commemorated?

There should have been a deluxe 30th anniversary DVD.

"They brought their $#&$#&! toys with them!"

No, make that a multiple-DVD set, complete with interviews with the cast, and an off-the-cuff commentary track from screenwriter Nancy Dowd and star Paul Newman. (Alas, director George Roy Hill died in 2002.)

Throw in a travelogue of Johnstown, Pa., the real-life Charlestown, with ...

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