Outside the Lines

  • 1990
  • TV Show
  • None

An Emmy-winning investigative series examining topical sports-related issues on and off the field. Panel discussions accompany the in-depth features.

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OTL: Sickle cell and athletes
The family of Ted Agu share their experience of losing their son, who collapsed and died during a football workout due to sickle cell complications.
Clark details sickle cell's impact on athletes
Ryan Clark joins Outside the Lines to share his experience as an NFL player with the sickle cell trait.
OTL: The man behind the beard
Tom Rinaldi previews his E60 profile of Rockets guard James Harden.
OTL: LaRoche speaks
Adam LaRoche told ABC's Good Morning America that he has no regrets walking away from 13 mil because the White Sox asked him not to bring his son to t (more…)
OTL: Investigation underway at Duke
Outside the Lines discusses the investigation into Duke women's basketball head coach Joanne McCallie and her program for alleged mistreatment of play (more…)
OTL: Women's basketball coaches Swoopes, Yori being investigated
Sheryl Swoopes is being investigated by Loyola University Chicago following a mass exodus of players. And after 14 years at Nebraska, Connie Yori rec (more…)
OTL: Sexting dangers
Players can face suspensions, canceled games and even felony charges when teen sexting goes awry. Warning: some graphic content
OTL Discussion: Baseball protective netting
After a string of scary incidents last year, Major League Baseball recommended this season that teams extend protective netting to shield more seats.
OTL: World Cup and Human Rights Concerns
With mounting concerns about the mistreatment of workers helping construct stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA commissioned a report to exa (more…)
OTL Discussion: New Orleans and the death of Will Smith
New Orleans resident and political commentator James Carville talks about the tragedy of the Will Smith shooting.
OTL discussion: 76ers' shake-up
Outside the Lines examines the process and the prospects for the NBA's worst team.
OTL: Sam Hinkie's letter
Bob Ley breaks down the letter former 76ers GM Sam Hinkie left the 76ers upon his resignation.
Former Baylor tight end expelled this year over sexual assault allegation
An Outside the Lines investigation reveals former Baylor tight end Tre'Von Armstead was expelled earlier this year following a sexual assault allegati (more…)
OTL: Allegations of indifference
Despite a federal law requiring schools to immediately address allegations of sexual violence involving students, OTL has learned that Baylor Universi (more…)
OTL: A New Orleans tragedy
New Orleans native and Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis joins OTL to talk about the death of Will Smith and the impact it is having on the city.
OTL: Moms and the war on football
In response to Cardinals coach Bruce Arians saying football is under attack and moms are afraid to let their sons play the sport, OTL examines the bat (more…)
OTL: Hustle with less flow
Tourniquet use to restrict blood flow is helping Dwight Howard, Jadaveon Clowney stay mobile after injuries.
OTL: Game-changer?
After Dwight Howard struggled with a knee injury last season, the Rockets' team doctor approached him with a radical idea: blood flow restriction trai (more…)
Bobby Hurley's story
Jeremy Schaap joins Bob Ley to discuss his reporting on Bobby Hurley, from St. Anthony's in Jersey City to Duke and almost dying in a car crash.
OTL: Survivor's story
Former Marist College and Oakland University basketball player Seb Bellin found the will to survive amid the chaos of the terrorist bombing in Brussel (more…)
OTL: 9-11 memorabilia fight
The Mets and their newest Hall of Famer are engaged in a battle over the impending sale of a piece of team history. Mike Piazza is upset that the Mets (more…)
OTL discussion: Big East still big
The Big East Conference was a basketball powerhouse when it was created in 1979. But that power dissipated several years ago in a football-prompted b (more…)
OTL discussion: McGee talks Scott Park's recovery
Ryan McGee reports on the inspiring story of Scott Park and the missed half-court shot that went viral.
OTL: Greg Hardy's future
In an exclusive interview with ESPN's Adam Schefter, Greg Hardy denies ever hitting his former girlfriend in 2014 when he was a member of the Carolina (more…)
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  • Premiered: May 1, 1990
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: An Emmy-winning investigative series examining topical sports-related issues on and off the field. Panel discussions accompany the in-depth features. (more)

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