Gale Sayers joins the Chicago Bears and is befriended by Brian Piccolo, an over-achieving running back. Although they compete for the same spot on the team, and despite the fact that Sayers is black and Piccolo white, they become roommates on the road and very close friends, especially when Sayers is injured and Piccolo helps his recovery. Later, they and their wives must both deal with the harsh reality of Piccolo's cancer. Written by
Jerry Milani <email@example.com>
An inspiring true story of friendship and courage.
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The pattern of sweat on Sayer's sweatshirt changes when he is working out with Piccolo after the knee injury. See more
It's all so pointless, Gayle. I mean, I know perfectly well what's wrong with me. Gayle, I uh... I think I'm pregnant.
Written and Performed by Michel Legrand
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