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30 for 30 4 Seasons 2015

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Inspired by ESPN's anniversary, ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring films from some of today's finest storytellers. Each filmmaker brings their passion and personal point of view to their films that transformed the sports landscape from 1979 to 2009. Own select films from this acclaimed series today.

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1. Broke

Broke explores the roads to fortune in American sports and eventually, the many detours to bankruptcy. Bernie Kosar, Andre Rison and Cliff Floyd are among the athletes who talk openly about the challenges of managing their money.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 17 minutes Release date: October 2, 2012
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2. There's No Place Like Home

On December 10, 2010, Sotheby's auctioned off the most important historical document in sports history--James Naismith's original rules of basketball.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 1 minute Release date: October 16, 2012
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3. Benji

In 1984, 17-year-old Ben Wilson was a symbol of everything promising about Chicago. His senseless murder the day before his senior season sent ripples through the nation.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 19 minutes Release date: October 23, 2012
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4. Ghosts of Ole Miss

In 1962, the University of Mississippi campus erupted in violence over integration and swelled with pride over an unbeaten football team.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: October 30, 2012
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5. You Don't Know Bo

A close look at legendary sports figure Bo Jackson and the marketing campaign that shaped his legacy and redefined the role of the athlete in the pop cultural conversation.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 17 minutes Release date: December 8, 2012
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6. Survive and Advance

When the 1982-83 college basketball season began, Jim Valvano and his North Carolina State Wolfpack faced high expectations with equally high aspirations. But with ten losses for the season, the Wolfpack's only hope of making the NCAA Tournament was to win the ACC Tournament.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 42 minutes Release date: March 17, 2013
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7. Elway to Marino

In the spring of 1983, a new generation of superstars was poised to enter the NFL. Six quarterbacks were selected in the first round of that draft - still the most ever. Elway to Marino explores this landmark draft.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes Release date: April 23, 2013
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8. 9.79*

The 100-meter men's final at the 1988 Seoul Games was the fastest and perhaps most thrilling sprint in Olympic history. But within 48 hours, gold medalist Ben Johnson had tested positive for anabolic steroids.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 20 minutes Release date: October 9, 2012
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9. Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau

"Eddie Would Go." It's a phrase that has long carried deep meaning with countless Hawaiians and surfers worldwide.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes Release date: October 1, 2013
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10. Free Spirits

When the NBA merged with the American Basketball Association in 1976, four ABA franchises joined the more established league - the Nets, Nuggets, Pacers and Spurs.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: October 8, 2013
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11. No Mas

In the midst of boxing's contemporary golden age -­ the 1980's -­ stood two fighters who established a captivating rivalry; Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes Release date: October 15, 2013
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12. Big Shot

In 1996, the once-dominant New York Islanders were in serious trouble. Lousy performance and poor management were driving away the hockey franchise's loyal fan base. The team hit bottom.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes Release date: October 22, 2013
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13. This is What They Want

When Jimmy Connors arrived in New York for the 1991 U.S. Open, the one-time tennis superstar was 8 years removed from his last Grand Slam singles title, ranked 174th in the world and approaching his 39th birthday.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: October 29, 2013
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14. Bernie and Ernie

Bernard King arrived to Knoxville, he was only the third African American ever to play for the Vols' varsity basketball team. By the time he left he was a legend. In his freshman year he dazzled fans in Knoxville, and with talented teammate Ernie Grunfeld, gained national acclaim as part of what was known as "The Ernie and Bernie Show".

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: November 5, 2013
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15. Youngstown Boys

Youngstown Boys is a feature documentary exploring class and power dynamics in college sports through the parallel, interconnected journeys of Maurice Clarett and Jim Tressel.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 42 minutes Release date: December 14, 2013
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16. The Price of Gold

The Kerrigan - Harding incident that rocked the Olympic and sports world.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes Release date: January 16, 2014
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17. Requiem for The Big East

Requiem For The Big East chronicles the meteoric ascension of the Big East conference, and how in less than a decade, it became the most successful college basketball league in America.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 43 minutes Release date: March 16, 2014
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18. Hillsborough

On April 15, 1989, the worst disaster in British football history occurred in an overcrowded stadium in Sheffield, England, 150 miles north of London. 3,000 fans flocked through the turnstiles to head to the area reserved for standing, despite a capacity of less than half of that. The result was a "human crush" that killed 96 people and injured 766.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 45 minutes Release date: April 15, 2014
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19. Bad Boys

Few teams in professional sports history elicit such a wide range of emotions as the Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s and early 1990s. For some, the team was heroic- made up of gritty, hard-nosed players who didn't back down from anyone. And for others, it was exactly that trait - the willingness to do seemingly anything to win - that made them the "Bad Boys", the team fans loved to hate.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 42 minutes Release date: April 17, 2014
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20. White Blue White

Argentinian Ossie Ardiles left home to play soccer in England. Ardiles and his compatriot, Ricky Villa, joined Tottenham Hotspur, helping lead them to victory in the 1981 FA Cup. But on April 2, 1982, everything changed as Argentinian troops descended on the British-ruled Falkland Islands. He returned to Buenos Aires two days later, his bright future with Spurs suddenly in question.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: July 1, 2014
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21. Slaying the Badger

Before Lance Armstrong, there was Greg LeMond, who is now the first and only American to win the Tour de France. In this engrossing documentary, LeMond looks back at the pivotal 1986 Tour, and his increasingly vicious rivalry with friend, teammate, and mentor Bernard Hinault.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes Release date: July 22, 2014
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22. Playing For The Mob

What happens when you combine "Goodfellas" with college basketball? You get "Playing for the Mob," the story of how mobster Henry Hill -- played by Ray Liotta in the 1990 Martin Scorsese classic -- helped orchestrate the fixing of Boston College basketball games in the 1978-79 season.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 17 minutes Release date: October 7, 2014
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23. The Day The Series Stopped

On October 17, 1989, at 5:04 p.m. PT, soon after Al Michaels and Tim McCarver started the ABC telecast for Game 3 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics, the ground began to shake beneath Candlestick Park.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 50 minutes Release date: October 14, 2014
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24. When The Garden Was Eden

In the early 1970s, America was being torn apart by the war in Vietnam, with racial unrest in the streets and a distrust of the White House. But there was a happier place where men of different backgrounds showed people what could happen when you worked together: Madison Square Garden.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 15 minutes Release date: October 21, 2014
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25. Brian And The Boz

In some ways, Barry Switzer and Brian Bosworth were made for each other. The Oklahoma coach and the linebacker he recruited to play for him were both outsized personalities who delighted in thumbing their noses at the establishment.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 17 minutes Release date: October 28, 2014
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26. Brothers In Exile

Major League Baseball has been transformed by the influx of Cuban players like Aroldis Chapman, Yasiel Puig and Jose Abreu. But a special debt of gratitude is owed to two half-brothers whose courage two decades ago paved the way for their stardom. "Brothers in Exile" tells the incredible story of Livan and Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez, who risked their lives to get off the island.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes Release date: November 4, 2014
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27. Rand University

Randy Moss has long been an enigma known for his brilliance on the football field and his problems off it. "Rand University" gets to the intersection of those aspects of Moss by going back to where he came from - Rand, West Virginia - and exploring what almost derailed him before he ever became nationally known for his extraordinary abilities as a wide receiver.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 50 minutes Release date: November 11, 2014
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28. The U: Part 2

Produced in 2009 for the 30 for 30 series, "The U" took a look at all that was good and bad about the rise of the University of Miami's football program in the 1980s. "The U Part 2″ picks up where the original film left off, with the program trying to recover from the devastation left by NCAA sanctions and scandals that had some calling for the school to drop football.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 42 minutes Release date: December 13, 2014
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29. Of Miracles and Men

There is another, unchronicled side to the "Miracle On Ice." The so-called bad guys from America's ideological adversary were in reality good men and outstanding players, forged into the Big Red Machine by the genius and passion of Anatoli Tarasov. There was a reason they seemed unbeatable, especially after routing the Americans in an exhibition the week before the Winter Games began.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 42 minutes Release date: February 8, 2015
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30. I Hate Christian Laettner

He made perhaps the most dramatic shot in the history of the NCAA basketball tournament. He's the only player to start in four consecutive Final Fours, and was instrumental in Duke winning two national championships. He had looks, smarts and game. So why has Christian Laettner been disliked so intensely by so many for so long?

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 17 minutes Release date: March 15, 2015
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31. Sole Man

Sole Man offers a snap-shot into how America's playground sport became a sophisticated and increasingly soulless business. Meet Sonny Vaccaro, a true original, whose motives and staggering set of relationships played a seminal role in creating the big-money, multimedia, international phenomenon called basketball.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 17 minutes Release date: April 16, 2015
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32. Angry Sky

In 1965, at the height of the space race, Nick Piantanida launched the first civilian space program.

TV-G CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 17 minutes Release date: June 8, 2015
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