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30 for 30

"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)

Tue 7/28 4:00 PM  ESPNU
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
No Rating
Sports Non-Event, Documentary, Anthology, Sports, Interests

Crew:
Michael Bonfiglio (Director)

7/28/15
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
7/28/15
04:00 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
7/29/15
07:00 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
7/29/15
01:00 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
7/29/15
03:00 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
7/29/15
10:00 PM
"No Mas"  Two fighters established a captivating rivalry. Their pair of bouts within a span of just over five months in 1980 had all the trappings of instant classics. Sugar Ray Leonard versus Roberto Duran.  (Repeat) ESPN2
7/30/15
04:00 PM
"Brian and the Boz"  The rise, fall and maturation of former Oklahoma University All-American linebacker Brian Bosworth.  (Repeat) ESPNU
7/30/15
08:00 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) ESPN
7/30/15
08:00 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) ESPNHD
7/30/15
09:30 PM
"The Deal"  The New York Yankees bring in slugger Alex Rodriguez.  (Repeat) ESPN
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:
Michael Bonfiglio (Director)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.