Football Season is Here, so Let’s Talk Some STAR WARS Sports

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Fantasy leagues have held their drafts and the NFL football season is now officially underway. For most of us it’s difficult to imagine a world without professional sports. Although Star Wars may take place a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, it still has its sports, too. Because of the focus on galactic politics and strife, however, we rarely get to see much of the Star Wars sports on film.

So what do citizens of the Star Wars universe watch on Sunday afternoons? And upon which sports do they wager their hard-earned credits? Based on what we’ve on screen, there appears to be a heavy preference for racing, of all kinds. Here are a few Star Wars sports and games we’ve seen thus far.