CS 559: CNNs ‘Blindsided’ Review

Today, Trevor and Kenny get together to talk about the new CNN documentary “Blindsided”, and how the Hollywood movie “The Blindside” exploited the story to paint a wholly different picture.  The conversation then carries over into the complicated reality of what it means to be an athlete in college football and the politics on the professional level.  Then the Sharks take the episode out with some light hearted conversation about Babe Ruth.

Links mentioned in this episode can be found at:

  • Blind Side Movie Clip, Michael Oher in the Traphouse – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExXPFsvKowg
  • Sandra Bullock Scaring the Stereotypical Gangsters in The Blind Side – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gn5uFqDScE4
  • Michael Lewis Shit Talking Michael Oher – https://twitter.com/NancyAFrench/status/1691546479897272320 
  • Babe Ruth Makes 1st Kid Walk – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJGdalOFylA
  • Babe Ruth Cures 2nd Kid – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASu7IfDekTM
  • Phil Rizzuto Money Store #1 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDQHQkuv9l0
  • Phil Rizzuto Money Store #2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5BLGL2Wm3M

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