The partnership between sports and Hollywood has always been a fruitful bond. Whether the productions are fictitious tales of triumph or biopics that tell the true story of athletic accomplishments, the silver screen has always relied on sports as a form of source material. Recent releases such as American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story hit close to home with Arizona…

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Derek Montilla, occasionally known as The Mayor of PHNX, has covered the Arizona Diamondbacks beat for over 10 seasons. He's a career .093 hitter as an amateur with more errors than runs scored, so everyone decided that the press box was a better fit. The Arizona native is a diehard fan of all Valley sports and can also be found roaming free ringside at local pro wrestling shows.