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Film Review: Draft Day

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Summit Entertainment/ Warner Brothers

 

Draft Day has an identity crisis. It’s not sure if it wants to be a 2014 NFL infomercial or exist in an authentically alternate universe. This dilemma is symptomatic of most sports films.

David Ortiz in Awe of Solarte's Hot Start

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

Yangervis Solarte has taken the league by storm in just eight big league games - and David Ortiz has taken notice.

"I watched a game he had in Houston. To be honest with you, it got me goosebumps," Ortiz said ahead of Boston's Thursday showdown with the Yankees. "I mean, this guy has so much intensity...God, man."