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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 8/15 2:30 AM  ESPN2
Duration: 2 hours
No Rating
Sports Non-Event, Documentary, Sports

Crew:
Jeff Zimbalist (Director), Michael Zimbalist (Director)

8/4/15
01:00 PM
"Elway to Marino"  The 1983 NFL Draft was highlighted by a record six quarterbacks being taken in the first round, including John Elway and Dan Marino.  (Repeat) ESPNU
8/4/15
07:00 PM
"Youngstown Boys"  An exploration of the class and power dynamics in college sports through the interconnected journeys of one-time dynamic running back Maurice Clarett and former elite head coach Jim Tressel.  (Repeat) ESPNU
8/4/15
09:00 PM
"The Best That Never Was"  Filmmaker Jonathan Hock documents the rise, fall and comeback of running back Marcus Dupree. From a highly recruited prospect through a forgettable college career at the University of Oklahoma, Dupree ultimately uses football to redeem himself.  (Repeat) ESPNU
8/5/15
07:00 AM
"The U"  Filmmaker Billy Corben documents the rise to prominence of the college football program at the University of Miami.  (Repeat) ESPNU
8/5/15
07:00 PM
"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) ESPNU
8/6/15
04:00 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) ESPNU
8/6/15
07:00 AM
"The U: Part 2"  The University of Miami's football program tries to recover from the devastation left by NCAA sanctions and scandals.  (Repeat) ESPNU
8/6/15
07:00 PM
"Brian and the Boz"  The rise, fall and maturation of former Oklahoma University All-American linebacker Brian Bosworth.  (Repeat) ESPNU
8/6/15
08:30 PM
"Rand University"  Exploring the enigma of former NFL great Randy Moss leads back to his hometown of Rand, West Virginia.  (Repeat) ESPNU
8/6/15
09:30 PM
"Elway to Marino"  The 1983 NFL Draft was highlighted by a record six quarterbacks being taken in the first round, including John Elway and Dan Marino.  (Repeat) ESPNU
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.

Crew:
Jeff Zimbalist (Director) , Michael Zimbalist (Director)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.