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Tue Aug 30 1:30am
The U(Season 1, Episode 7) ESPN2

"The U" chronicles the 1980s evolution of University of Miami football. Miami native and school alum Billy Corben examines how the team's success and swagger related to racial and cultural changes on the campus and in the city.

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Wed Aug 31 4:00am
Run Ricky Run(Season 1, Episode 12) ESPN2

"Run Ricky Run" chronicles running back Ricky Williams' controversial time away from the NFL in 2004 and looks at changes in his life since returning. Includes footage from Australia, where Williams camped after abandoning his Miami lifestyle. Directed by (more…)

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Thu Sep 1 1:30am
Four Days In October(Season 1, Episode 24) ESPN2

The historic Red Sox comeback from a three-game deficit in the 2004 ALCS against the Yankees is chronicled in "Four Days in October." Mariano Rivera's blown save in Game 4 sparked a run that effectively ended Boston's "Curse of the Bambino."

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Thu Sep 1 1:30am
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.

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Thu Sep 1 4:30am
Trojan War(Season 5, Episode 1) ESPNU

Chronicling the rise and fall of Pete Carroll's reign as USC Trojans football coach, featuring three Heisman winners (later cut to two), a 34-game win streak and the pivotal 2006 Rose Bowl against Texas. Directed by Aaron Rahsaan Thomas.

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Thu Sep 1 7:00am
The Gospel According to Mac(Season 5, Episode 3) ESPNU

Polarizing football coach Bill McCartney and his revitalization of the Colorado Buffaloes is chronicled, examining off-the-field lows as well as the high of a 1990 national title. McCartney was founder of the Promise Keepers, a Christian men's ministry. Di (more…)

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Sat Sep 3 12:00am
The Best That Never Was(Season 1, Episode 29) ESPNCLS

"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.

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Sat Sep 3 2:00am
Little Big Men(Season 1, Episode 19) ESPNCLS

The 1982 Little League World Series champions from Kirkland, Wash., are profiled in "Little Big Men." Directors Al Szymanski and Peter Franchella catch up with Cody Webster and other team members who broke a lengthy U.S. drought in Williamsport, Pa.

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Sat Sep 3 3:00am
Without Bias(Season 1, Episode 5) ESPNCLS

"Without Bias." Director Kirk Fraser examines the life and sudden death of basketball star Len Bias more than two decades after his 1986 passing from a cocaine overdose. Included are interviews with teammates, friends and family members of the one-time Mar (more…)

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Sat Sep 3 4:00am
Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?(Season 1, Episode 3) ESPNCLS

"Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?" chronicles the rise and fall of the United States Football League, the mid-1980s spring-time rival to the NFL that lasted only three seasons. Former New Jersey Generals owner Donald Trump is among those interviewed by (more…)

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Sat Sep 3 5:00am
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.

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Sat Sep 3 9:00am
Run Ricky Run(Season 1, Episode 12) ESPNCLS

"Run Ricky Run" chronicles running back Ricky Williams' controversial time away from the NFL in 2004 and looks at changes in his life since returning. Includes footage from Australia, where Williams camped after abandoning his Miami lifestyle. Directed by (more…)

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Sat Sep 3 10:00am
Jordan Rides the Bus(Season 1, Episode 18) ESPNCLS

Michael Jordan's brief minor-league-baseball career is revisited by director Ron Shelton ("Bull Durham") in "Jordan Rides the Bus." The 1994 stint with the double-A Birmingham Barons and manager Terry Francona followed the murder of his father and his thir (more…)

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Sat Sep 3 10:00am
Trojan War(Season 5, Episode 1) ESPNU

Chronicling the rise and fall of Pete Carroll's reign as USC Trojans football coach, featuring three Heisman winners (later cut to two), a 34-game win streak and the pivotal 2006 Rose Bowl against Texas. Directed by Aaron Rahsaan Thomas.

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Sat Sep 3 11:00am
No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson(Season 1, Episode 10) ESPNCLS

"No Crossover" chronicles the 1993 bowling-alley incident in Hampton, Va., that landed local high-school basketball star Allen Iverson in jail and divided the community along racial lines. Directed by Steve James ("Hoop Dreams"), a Hampton native.

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Sat Sep 3 12:30pm
Elway to Marino(Season 2, Episode 8) ESPNCLS

The quarterback-rich 1983 NFL Draft is chronicled by director Ken Rodgers of NFL Films. Hall of Famers John Elway and Dan Marino, who headed the record six QBs selected in the first round, look back on the draft-day events along with agent Marvin Demoff.

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Sat Sep 3 3:30pm
Once Brothers(Season 1, Episode 25) ESPNCLS

The bond between countrymen and NBA pioneers Drazen Petrovic and Vlade Divac is chronicled in "Once Brothers." War in the former Yugoslavia tore apart their friendship before Petrovic's tragic death in a 1993 auto accident.

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Sat Sep 3 5:00pm
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.

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Sat Sep 3 6:00pm
Pony Exce$$(Season 1, Episode 30) ESPNCLS

The rise, fall and rebirth of SMU football is chronicled in "Pony Exce$$." Craig James and Eric Dickerson highlighted the Mustangs' heyday of the early '80s, but rules violations led to the program's demise in 1987. Directed by Thaddeus D. Matula, a gradua (more…)

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Sat Sep 3 8:00pm
The Two Escobars(Season 1, Episode 16) ESPNCLS

The early-1990s deaths of Colombian soccer player Andres Escobar and drug baron Pablo Escobar are the focus of "The Two Escobars," a documentary look at the influence of drugs on soccer in the South American nation. Directed by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist.

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Sat Sep 3 10:30pm
The Gospel According to Mac(Season 5, Episode 3) ESPNU

Polarizing football coach Bill McCartney and his revitalization of the Colorado Buffaloes is chronicled, examining off-the-field lows as well as the high of a 1990 national title. McCartney was founder of the Promise Keepers, a Christian men's ministry. Di (more…)

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Sun Sep 4 12:00am
The Best That Never Was(Season 1, Episode 29) ESPNCLS

"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.

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Sun Sep 4 2:00am
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.

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Sun Sep 4 3:00am
Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?(Season 1, Episode 3) ESPNCLS

"Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?" chronicles the rise and fall of the United States Football League, the mid-1980s spring-time rival to the NFL that lasted only three seasons. Former New Jersey Generals owner Donald Trump is among those interviewed by (more…)

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