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Nerds in Sports Podcast: Talking with 'Rookie of the Year' actor Thomas Ian Nicholas and why we love 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

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Nerds in Sports Podcast: Talking with 'Rookie of the Year' actor Thomas Ian Nicholas and why we love 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

On the latest edition of Nerds in Sports, actor and producer Thomas Ian Nicholas, famous to Chicago sports fans for playing the role of Henry Rowengartner in "Rookie of the Year," joins the show to talk about his new film "Handbook for Mortals."

Nicholas also shares why he loves comic cons and talks about growing the next generation of fans.

Plus, Kevin Anderson, Michael Piff and Vinnie Duber give their thoughts on "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and discuss what’s next for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Listen to the latest episode below:

Nerds in Sports Podcast: Our spoiler free preview of ‘The Last Jedi’ with SyFy.com’s Shana O’Neil

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Nerds in Sports Podcast: Our spoiler free preview of ‘The Last Jedi’ with SyFy.com’s Shana O’Neil

On this edition of Nerds in Sports we offer a spoiler free preview of ‘The Last Jedi’ with SyFy.com’s Shana O’Neil.

Shana shares her review of the film, why a new character is the breakout star, and why she has full confidence in Rian Johnson leading us into a new trilogy.

Plus how Johnson takes the film into a completely new direction never seen before in a Star Wars film. We’ll also discuss the end of ‘Rebels’ and is the best pilot of the SW universe from the films? Kevin Anderson and Michael Piff co-host.

Listen to the full Nerds in Sports Podcast right here:

Where does ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ rank among Marvel movies with Chris Sosa

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Where does ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ rank among Marvel movies with Chris Sosa

Following the opening weekend success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest hit, "Thor: Ragnarok," Chris Sosa from the Chicago Tribune joins Michael Piff and Eric Strobel to discuss the movie.

Where does it rank among their favorite MCU films? Which characters surprised them most? What is Marvel getting right that DC isn’t and what do you say to people who get superhero fatigue?

React while you listen by tweeting to @NerdsInSports.