Tue May 5 4:00pm
The Best That Never Was(Season 1, Episode 29) ESPNU

"The Best That Never Was" chronicles the career of running back Marcus Dupree, a highly-recruited high-school star in 1981 whose college and pro careers fell short of expectations. Directed by Jonathan Hock.

Tue May 5 6:30pm
Youngstown Boys(Season 3, Episode 7) ESPNU

Chronicling Youngstown (Pa.) natives Jim Tressel and Maurice Clarett, who both made inglorious exits from Ohio State football following on-field success. Jim Brown and ex-Buckeyes QB Craig Krenzel are featured. Directed by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist.

Wed May 6 6:30am
You Don't Know Bo(Season 2, Episode 6) ESPNU

Bo Jackson's brief-but-explosive NFL and MLB careers are chronicled along with his iconic late-'80s marketing campaign. Legendary anecdotes are featured from Alabama school days to his exploits with the Raiders, Royals, White Sox and Angels.

Thu May 7 6:30am
You Don't Know Bo(Season 2, Episode 6) ESPNU

Bo Jackson's brief-but-explosive NFL and MLB careers are chronicled along with his iconic late-'80s marketing campaign. Legendary anecdotes are featured from Alabama school days to his exploits with the Raiders, Royals, White Sox and Angels.

Thu May 7 7:00pm
Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. the New York Knicks(Season 1, Episode 8) ESPNCLS

Director Dan Klores recalls Reggie Miller's 1990s exploits against the New York Knicks and his give-and-take with courtside fan Spike Lee in "Winning Time." Included: Miller scoring eight points in 8.9 seconds to win a 1995 playoff game and become "The Gar (more…)

Thu May 7 8:30pm
Thu May 7 9:30pm
The Deal(Season 3, Episode 10) ESPN2

Chronicling the 2003-04 off-season pursuit of Rangers slugger Alex Rodriguez by the Red Sox and Yankees. General managers John Hart, Theo Epstein and Brian Cashman are among those interviewed. Directed by Colin and Nick Barnicle.

Fri May 8 9:00pm
When The Garden Was Eden(Season 4, Episode 3) ESPNCLS

Revisiting the New York Knicks' glory years of 1970-73, which featured three NBA Finals and two titles. Director Michael Rapaport illuminates a unique lineup of stars from Walt "Clyde" Frazier and Earl "The Pearl" Monroe to Bill Bradley and Phil Jackson.

Fri May 8 10:30pm
When The Garden Was Eden(Season 4, Episode 3) ESPNCLS

Revisiting the New York Knicks' glory years of 1970-73, which featured three NBA Finals and two titles. Director Michael Rapaport illuminates a unique lineup of stars from Walt "Clyde" Frazier and Earl "The Pearl" Monroe to Bill Bradley and Phil Jackson.

Sat May 9 12:00am
Kings Ransom(Season 1, Episode 1) ESPNCLS

"Kings Ransom." Chronicling the 1988 trade of hockey star Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. Directed by Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights").

Sat May 9 1:00am
Youngstown Boys(Season 3, Episode 7) ESPNCLS

Chronicling Youngstown (Pa.) natives Jim Tressel and Maurice Clarett, who both made inglorious exits from Ohio State football following on-field success. Jim Brown and ex-Buckeyes QB Craig Krenzel are featured. Directed by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist.

Sat May 9 3:00am
Muhammad and Larry(Season 1, Episode 4) ESPNCLS

"Muhammad and Larry" chronicles the 1980 Muhammad Ali-Larry Holmes bout. Director Albert Maysles unearths extensive footage from each boxer's training headquarters. In fresh interviews, both camps reflect on Ali's controversial decision to fight.

Sat May 9 4:00am
Kings Ransom(Season 1, Episode 1) ESPNCLS

"Kings Ransom." Chronicling the 1988 trade of hockey star Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. Directed by Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights").

Sat May 9 9:00am
Hillsborough(Season 3, Episode 17) ESPNCLS

Chronicling the 1989 spectator tragedy at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, that resulted in 96 deaths. Director Daniel Gordon examines the incident and its aftermath, including the exoneration of Liverpool supporters over two decades later.

Sat May 9 3:30pm
9.79*(Season 2, Episode 2) ESPNCLS

The drug-tainted men's 100-meter final at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games is chronicled. The eight sprinters included runner-up Carl Lewis and initial gold-medalist Ben Johnson of Canada, who was disqualified after testing positive for anabolic steroids. Dire (more…)

Sat May 9 7:00pm
Muhammad and Larry(Season 1, Episode 4) ESPNCLS

"Muhammad and Larry" chronicles the 1980 Muhammad Ali-Larry Holmes bout. Director Albert Maysles unearths extensive footage from each boxer's training headquarters. In fresh interviews, both camps reflect on Ali's controversial decision to fight.

Sat May 9 8:00pm
Kings Ransom(Season 1, Episode 1) ESPNCLS

"Kings Ransom." Chronicling the 1988 trade of hockey star Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. Directed by Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights").

Sat May 9 8:00pm
The Best That Never Was(Season 1, Episode 29) ESPN

"The Best That Never Was" chronicles the career of running back Marcus Dupree, a highly-recruited high-school star in 1981 whose college and pro careers fell short of expectations. Directed by Jonathan Hock.

Sat May 9 9:00pm
Youngstown Boys(Season 3, Episode 7) ESPNCLS

Chronicling Youngstown (Pa.) natives Jim Tressel and Maurice Clarett, who both made inglorious exits from Ohio State football following on-field success. Jim Brown and ex-Buckeyes QB Craig Krenzel are featured. Directed by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist.

Sat May 9 11:00pm
Muhammad and Larry(Season 1, Episode 4) ESPNCLS

"Muhammad and Larry" chronicles the 1980 Muhammad Ali-Larry Holmes bout. Director Albert Maysles unearths extensive footage from each boxer's training headquarters. In fresh interviews, both camps reflect on Ali's controversial decision to fight.

Sun May 10 12:00am
Kings Ransom(Season 1, Episode 1) ESPNCLS

"Kings Ransom." Chronicling the 1988 trade of hockey star Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. Directed by Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights").

Sun May 10 1:00am
Youngstown Boys(Season 3, Episode 7) ESPNCLS

Chronicling Youngstown (Pa.) natives Jim Tressel and Maurice Clarett, who both made inglorious exits from Ohio State football following on-field success. Jim Brown and ex-Buckeyes QB Craig Krenzel are featured. Directed by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist.

Sun May 10 3:00am
Muhammad and Larry(Season 1, Episode 4) ESPNCLS

"Muhammad and Larry" chronicles the 1980 Muhammad Ali-Larry Holmes bout. Director Albert Maysles unearths extensive footage from each boxer's training headquarters. In fresh interviews, both camps reflect on Ali's controversial decision to fight.

Sun May 10 4:00am
Kings Ransom(Season 1, Episode 1) ESPNCLS

"Kings Ransom." Chronicling the 1988 trade of hockey star Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings. Directed by Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights").

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