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'Draft Day' box office: Why can't more football movies make it?
'Draft Day' box office: Why can't more football movies make it?

There's no sport in America as widely watched as professional football. The highest-rated show in primetime for many weeks during the season is NBC's “Sunday Night Football,” postseason games can notch 50 million viewers and the Super Bowl is, well, the Super Bowl. So why did barely a million people turn out to see "Draft Day," Ivan Reitman's adaptation of a Black List script about real teams and fictional players that, with the significant contributions of the NFL, takes us behind the curtain of how a pro team is run? The Kevin Costner pic, which failed to hit $10 million at the box office this weekend in losing handily to "Captain America"...

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