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James Caan tries series TV in NBC's 'Las Vegas'

...The Godfather," and for an Emmy as terminally ill football player Brian Piccolo in the 1971 made-for-TV movie "Brian's Song." He can be seen as Will Ferrell's father in the hit comedy "Elf," and early next year in Lars von Trier's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/28/tel_396205.shtml
Television
Man's fight against cancer is fueled by friend's death

...with tears at the mention of Brian Piccolo, the running back whose death from cancer was immortalized in the movie Brian's Song, but David Zacks' eyes also reflect a fierce determination to defeat the disease that claimed his college classmate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/07/met_362799.shtml
Metro
Play ball!

...Henry Wiggen (Michael Moriarty), pulls at many of the same heartstrings as the football-and-death classic Brian's Song, making it a movie that men can cry over. EIGHT MEN OUT (1988): On the surface, this cinematic retelling of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/02/app_323230.shtml
Applause
Is the network TV movie-of-the-week dead?

...including the straight-up sentimentality of 1971's "Brian's Song" (James Caan and Billy Dee Williams as Brian Piccolo...networks) lost money," he added. "That's when 'Brian's Song' and 'Duel' got made. It's time to turn back the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/04/ent_310958.shtml
Things to Do
Andy Johnston: Just for fun, slide in some of these videos

...quite like this. Burgess Meredith is great, Sylvester Stallone is tolerable, and what's more, Rocky loses. 3. Brian's Song. The only sports movie where guys are allowed to cry. I've seen this about 20 times and I still cry. In fact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/21/oth_210191.shtml
Other sports
Ramblin' Rhodes: CMA honors two nice guys

...single Last Date became a worldwide hit. He followed it with chart climbers including Fancy Pants, On the Rebound and Brian's Song. Michael Jackson's mother was such a fan of Mr. Cramer that he was hired to play at one of her birthday parties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/31/rho_399123.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes | Augusta Futurity
Video watch

...What's the Worst That Could Happen? TUESDAY: Glitter and Jeepers Creepers. JAN. 15: Bubble Boy. JAN. 22: Brian's Song and Street Dreams. VIDEO REVIEWS Here are reviews from Roger Ebert and other critics of some recent video releases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/04/app_331044.shtml
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Video watch

...What's the Worst That Could Happen? JAN. 8: Glitter and Jeepers Creepers. JAN. 15: Bubble Boy. JAN. 22: Brian's Song and Street Dreams. VIDEO REVIEWS Here are reviews from Roger Ebert and other critics of some recent video releases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/28/app_329425.shtml
Applause
Nostalgic TV pays off for CBS

...one-hour special on the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting, its Fear Factor celebrity edition and ABC's movie, Brian's Song, were ratings winners last week. Garth Brooks' third and final concert special on CBS (No. 65), Fox's Temptation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/06/ent_324183.shtml
Things to Do
Cramer played piano for legends of music

...a worldwide hit. He followed it with such chart climbers as Fancy Pants, On the Rebound, Corn Crib Symphony and Brian's Song. He recorded more than 60 solo albums, with some of his best selections contained in the RCA release The Essential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/09/liv_220307.shtml
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