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30 for 30

"The Two Escobars"

Investigating the relationship between crime and sport and the connections between the murders of soccer star Andrés Escobar and drug baron Pablo Escobar in Colombia.  (Repeat)

Sat 6/6 2:00 PM  ESPNCL
Duration: 2 hours
No Rating
Sports Non-Event, Documentary, Sports

5/27/15
09:00 PM
"Four Days in October"  MLB Productions chronicles the 2004 American League playoff series between the Yankees and Red Sox that made baseball history and finally put an end to the "Curse of the Bambino."  (Repeat) ESPN2
5/30/15
12:00 AM
"Broke"  Director Billy Corben digs into the psychology of athletes whose competitive nature carried them to victory on the field yet seemed to ruin them off the field.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
5/30/15
03:00 AM
"Broke"  Director Billy Corben digs into the psychology of athletes whose competitive nature carried them to victory on the field yet seemed to ruin them off the field.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
5/30/15
06:00 AM
"The House of Steinbrenner"  Filmmaker Barbara Kopple examines the legacy of baseball owner George M. Steinbrenner, including the building of a new Yankee Stadium and the transition of ownership to his heirs, led by his younger son, Hal.  (Repeat) ESPN2
5/30/15
07:00 AM
"Jordan Rides the Bus"  In 1993, Michael Jordan walks away from pro basketball and tries his hand at baseball.  (Repeat) ESPN2
5/30/15
10:00 AM
"The Deal"  (Repeat) ESPN2
5/30/15
10:30 AM
"You Don't Know Bo"  This documentary film takes a close look at the creation of a legend -- two-sport athlete Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson, the only person ever selected to play in the NFL Pro Bowl and the MLB All-Star Game.  (Repeat) ESPN2
5/30/15
07:00 PM
"Tim Richmond: To the Limit"  Filmmaker Rory Karpf examines the life and tragic death of race car driver Tim Richmond, a fan favorite and rising NASCAR star whose freewheeling lifestyle curtailed his career.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
5/31/15
12:00 AM
"Broke"  Director Billy Corben digs into the psychology of athletes whose competitive nature carried them to victory on the field yet seemed to ruin them off the field.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
5/31/15
02:00 AM
"Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks"  Award-winning director Dan Klores looks back on how, in 1995, one player managed to rub an entire city the wrong way.  (Repeat) ESPN2
30 for 30

Premise
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.

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.