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30 for 30

The documentary series focuses on notable sports happenings. 

Crew:
Ray Liotta (Narrator), Michael Rapaport (Narrator), Chuck D. (Narrator), John Dower (Director), Zak Levitt (Director), Ezra Edelman (Director), Nanette Burstein (Director), Jeff Zimbalist (Director), Michael Zimbalist (Director), Jason Hehir (Director), Brian Koppelman (Director), David Levien (Director), Kevin Connolly (Director), Sam George (Director), Daniel h. Forer (Director), Eric Drath (Director), Ken Rodgers (Director), Jonathan Hock (Director), Michael Bonfiglio (Director), Fritz Mitchell (Director), Coodie Simmons (Director), Chike Ozah (Director), Maura Mandt (Director), Josh Swade (Director), Daniel Gordon (Director), Billy Corben (Director), John Singleton (Director), Cruz Angeles (Director), Rory Karpf (Director), Steve Nash (Director), Ezra Holland (Director), Barbara Kopple (Director), Lisa Lax (Director), Nancy Winters (Director), Lisa Lax (Producer), Nancy Winters (Producer)

8/1/15
12:00 AM
"The Day the Series Stopped"  The San Francisco area is rocked by an earthquake shortly before the start of Game 3 of the 1989 World Series.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
8/1/15
01:00 AM
"Brothers in Exile"  Profiles of Cuban half-brothers Livan and Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez, both of whom became major league pitchers.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
8/1/15
02:30 AM
"Fernando Nation"  Director Cruz Angeles documents the euphoria surrounding Fernando Valenzuela's arrival in the major leagues and probes a phenomenon that transcended baseball for many Mexican-Americans. Fernando Valenzuela shares his perspective on this unique time.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
8/1/15
04:00 AM
"This Is What They Want"  When Jimmy Connors arrived in New York for the '91 U.S. Open, the one-time tennis superstar was eight years removed from his last Grand Slam singles title, ranked 174th in the world and approaching his 39th birthday. Not exactly a recipe for success.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
8/1/15
05:00 AM
"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) ESPNCL
8/1/15
07:00 AM
"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
8/1/15
12:30 PM
"There's No Place Like Home"  Filmmakers Maura Mandt and Josh Swade chronicle the story of the most important document in sports history -- James Naismith's original rules of basketball -- and the quest to return it home.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
8/1/15
01:00 PM
"Angry Sky: The Legend of Nick Piantanida"  Nick Piantanida, a truck driver and exotic pet dealer, dedicated his life to setting an extreme parachuting record.  (Repeat) ESPN2
8/1/15
01:30 PM
"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
8/1/15
04:00 PM
"The Price of Gold"  A profile of a January 6, 1994, incident at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, where an unknown attacker strikes Nancy Kerrigan - an assailant that is later revealed to be a hit man hired by the ex-husband of Kerrigan's rival, Tonya Harding.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
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:
Ray Liotta (Narrator) , Michael Rapaport (Narrator) , Chuck D. (Narrator) , John Dower (Director) , Zak Levitt (Director) , Ezra Edelman (Director) , Nanette Burstein (Director) , Jeff Zimbalist (Director) , Michael Zimbalist (Director) , Jason Hehir (Director) , Brian Koppelman (Director) , David Levien (Director) , Kevin Connolly (Director) , Sam George (Director) , Daniel h. Forer (Director) , Eric Drath (Director) , Ken Rodgers (Director) , Jonathan Hock (Director) , Michael Bonfiglio (Director) , Fritz Mitchell (Director) , Coodie Simmons (Director) , Chike Ozah (Director) , Maura Mandt (Director) , Josh Swade (Director) , Daniel Gordon (Director) , Billy Corben (Director) , John Singleton (Director) , Cruz Angeles (Director) , Rory Karpf (Director) , Steve Nash (Director) , Ezra Holland (Director) , Barbara Kopple (Director) , Lisa Lax (Director) , Nancy Winters (Director) , Lisa Lax (Producer) , Nancy Winters (Producer)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.