Inspired by ESPN's anniversary, ESPN Films is launching 30 for 30, an unprecedented documentary series featuring 30 of today's finest storytellers telling thirty remarkable stories from the ESPN era. On their own, each of the films will be an intimate look at a specific story, relevant to larger themes from the modern era. Collectively, these films will be a diverse mosaic of what sports has meant to American and World culture in the last thirty years. Each storyteller will bring their passion and personal point of view to their film detailing the issues, trends, athletes, teams, rivalries, games and events that transformed the sports landscape from 1979 to 2009.
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The Dominican Dream 03x30
Catholics vs. Convicts 04x03
Hit It Hard 04x02
Phi Slama Jama 04x01
The University of Houston's high-flying basketball team, known as ''Phi
Slama Jama,'' made three straight trips to the Final Four and
transformed the game forever.
Deion's Double Play 03x29
Junior Seau, one of modern football's great icons whose tragic end still reverberates through the sports world all these years later.
The Last Days Of Knight 03x26
In 1971, a young basketball coach named Bob Knight came to Indiana University. Over the next few decades, he became a coaching god. Knight delivered three national titles to a state that worships the game, earning a reputation as not just a basketball genius, but a brilliant leader who equated hard work and discipline with success. And yet, there was another side to that success. In April 1999, Robert Abbott, a producer for CNN/Sports Illustrated, began reporting a story investigating why three high school All-Americans had left Knight's program over the prior two years. Nearly two decades later, the 30 for 30 film "The Last Days of Knight" is the previously untold behind-the-scenes story of that investigation and all it produced - a chronicle of accusations, denials, and discoveries; riots and death threats; a smoking gun video; and the fall of a coaching legend. Directed and narrated by Abbott, it's a tale about success, power, abuse, institutions, journalism, and ultimately, a search for truth.
The Two Bills 03x25
A look at the relationship between NFL coaches Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick. Co-produced with NFL Films.
Nature Boy 03x24
The life and times of professional wrestling legend Ric Flair.
The unlikely rise and sudden fall of boxer Tommy Morrison.