Upsets Highlight First Round Of KSL Sports’ Bracket Of Sports Movies
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The first round of the KSL Sports Bracket of Sports Movies is in the books. As is typical for bracket-type events that take place in March, there were plenty of upsets and Cinderella stories.
The No. 1 seed, Hoosiers, took care of business in the first round by knocking out Tin Cup. The same can’t be said for the second seed in the tournament, Caddyshack, which was upset by the 31-seeded The Sandlot, a local favorite.
Other upsets include 24-seeded White Men Can’t Jump beating out 9-seeded Million Dollar Baby. Rudy, the 21-seed, knocked off the 12-seeded The Wrestler. Happy Gilmore, the 23 seed, pulled off an upset over No. 10 Major League. The Bad News Bears, the 26 seed took out 7-seeded Slap Shot while The Mighty Ducks, the 22 seed, beat out 11-seeded Friday Night Lights.
Here’s a list of how all the matchups went in the opening round of the bracket:
- No. 1 Hoosiers beat No. 32 Tin Cup
- No. 16 Moneyball beat No. 17 Bull Durham
- No. 24 White Men Can’t Jump beat No. 9 Million Dollar Baby
- No. 8 Remember The Titans beat No. 25 Any Given Sunday
- No. 4 Rocky beat No. 29 Bend It Like Beckham
- No. 13 Miracle beat No. 20 Rush
- No. 21 Rudy beat No. 12 The Wrestler
- No. 5 The Natural beat No. 28 Victory
- No. 31 The Sandlot beat No. 2 Caddyshack
- No. 15 Cool Runnings beat No. 18 Space Jam
- No. 23 Happy Gilmore beat No. 10 Major League
- No. 26 Bad News Bears beat No. 7 Slap Shot
- No. 3 Field of Dreams beat No. 30 The Longest Yard
- No. 19 A League of their Own beat No. 14 Chariots of Fire
- No. 22 The Mighty Ducks beat No. 11 Friday Night Lights
- No. 27 Eight Men Out beat No. 6 Raging Bull
Voting in the KSL Sports Bracket of Sports Movies will continue on social media throughout the duration of the tournament.