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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)

4/3/15
05:30 PM
"I Hate Christian Laettner"  Director Rory Karpf, through interviews with former players and rivals as well as Laettner himself, explores why this former Duke star was, and still is, so disliked.  (Repeat) ESPNU
4/4/15
07:00 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
4/4/15
08:30 AM
"I Hate Christian Laettner"  Director Rory Karpf, through interviews with former players and rivals as well as Laettner himself, explores why this former Duke star was, and still is, so disliked.  (Repeat) ESPN2
4/4/15
10:00 AM
"Requiem for the Big East"  A recollection of the original Big East Conference, from its simple beginnings and regional rivalries to its national prominence as one of the most successful college basketball leagues, and how it ended up fighting for its survival.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
4/4/15
12:00 PM
"Survive and Advance"  North Carolina State, coached by Jim Valvano, was a huge underdog in the 1983 NCAA Final vs. top-ranked Houston - resulting in one of the greatest college basketball upsets ever.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
4/4/15
04:00 PM
"Benji"  In 1984, 17-year-old Ben Wilson was America's most talented basketball prospect until the sweet-natured boy was senselessly murdered.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
4/4/15
04:30 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) ESPN2
4/4/15
05:30 PM
"Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau"  The Legend of Eddie Aikau chronicles the remarkable life and power of Eddie Aikau, the legendary Hawaiian big wave surfer, pioneering lifeguard and ultimately doomed crew member of the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule'a.  (Repeat) ESPNCL
4/4/15
06:00 PM
"Rand University"  Exploring the enigma of former NFL great Randy Moss leads back to his hometown of Rand, West Virginia.  (Repeat) ESPN2
4/4/15
07:00 PM
"The Two Escobars"  Investigating the relationship between crime and sport and the connections between the murders of soccer star AndrĂ©s Escobar and drug baron Pablo Escobar in Colombia.  (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.