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As part of its 30th anniversary celebration, ESPN looks back at notable sports happenings that occurred from 1979 to 2009 with this documentary series featuring 30 films from some of Hollywood's finest directors and producers. Peter Berg, Barry Levinson, John Singleton, Spike Jonze, Dan Klores, Barbara Kopple, Ron Shelton and Albert Maysles are among the filmmakers involved, and the stories told include the shocking trade of Wayne Gretzky in 1988, the Baltimore Colts' nighttime move in 1984, Reggie Miller's rivalry with the New York Knicks, the death of Len Bias in 1986, a profile of George Steinbrenner and his family business, and a look at Michael Jordan's attempt at a baseball career. A new series of 30 films premiered in October 2012 with "Broke," about the challenges athletes face in managing their money.

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Chronicling the roadblocks and hardships that auto racing legend Janet Guthrie overcame in becoming the first woman ever to compete in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500.
aired 2 days ago
The life and career of WWE legend Ric Flair, including interviews with Flair's living children and several retired wrestlers including Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, Ricky Steamboat, Sting, Triple H, The Undertaker, Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard.
aired 2 days ago
The tragic story of Olympic gold-medalist Dave Schultz, murdered by multi-millionaire John du Pont.
aired 11 days ago
Filmmaker Kirk Fraser uses interviews with teammates, family and friends of Len Bias in an effort to determine what happened on the night Bias died.
aired 11 days ago
Having worn out his welcome in the NBA, Paul Westhead heads to Loyola Marymount University to perfect his run-and-gun offensive system with players Hank Gathers and Bo Kimble.
aired 13 days ago
Director Rory Karpf, through interviews with former players and rivals as well as Laettner himself, explores why this former Duke star was, and still is, so disliked.
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North Carolina State, coached by Jim Valvano, was a huge underdog in the 1983 NCAA Final vs. top-ranked Houston - resulting in one of the greatest college basketball upsets ever.
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Part two of a comprehensive look back at each chapter of former NFL quarterback Michael Vick's saga: the incredible rise, shocking fall, and polarizing return.
aired 16 days ago
Part one of a comprehensive look back at each chapter of former NFL quarterback Michael Vick's saga: the incredible rise, shocking fall, and polarizing return.
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The story of Dennis Rodman, on the basketball court and beyond. Featuring revealing interviews, exploits and accomplishments and his foray into international diplomacy with North Korean Kim Jong Un.
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The story of Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz, frenemies from SoCal who brought millions of fans to mixed martial arts and supercharged the UFC.
aired 17 days ago
The relationship between coaching masters Bill Belichick and Bill Parcells that spans over four decades.
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When the Celtics and Lakers meet again in the 1985 and 1987 NBA Finals, the teams' disdain and animosity for each other gradually turns to mutual respect -- led by superstars Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.
aired 18 days ago
Boston's Larry Bird and LA's Magic Johnson headline rosters full of charisma and talent as their teams collide in the epic 1984 NBA Finals. The two had previously met in the 1979 NCAA Championship Game, and now welcomed a second title clash.
aired 18 days ago
The Celtics and Lakers played three riveting NBA Finals in a four-year span during the mid-1980s that fueled the popularity of the league and set the stage for the tremendous growth and heightened profile the NBA has enjoyed since.
aired 37 days ago
Director Jonathan Hock provides an opportunity to experience the "Miracle on Ice" and America's shocking victory from the other side.
aired 50 days ago
The incredible, impossible story of when James "Buster" Douglas defeated Mike Tyson for the heavyweight championship of the world on Feb. 11, 1990, in Tokyo.
aired 98 days ago
The Buffalo Bills of the early '90s made it to four straight Super Bowls, yet never brought home the coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy.
aired 98 days ago
The rise, fall and maturation of former Oklahoma University All-American linebacker Brian Bosworth.
aired 98 days ago
Filmmaker Billy Corben documents the rise to prominence of the college football program at the University of Miami.
aired 98 days ago
The 1983 NFL Draft was highlighted by a record six quarterbacks being taken in the first round, including John Elway and Dan Marino.

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