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30 for 30 Shorts

TVGSports • Documentaries • TV Series2014

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Game 6: The Movie

Game 6: The Movie

Game 6: The Movie
Revolution in the Ring

Revolution in the Ring

Revolution in the Ring
Brittney Griner: Lifesize

Brittney Griner: Lifesize

Brittney Griner: Lifesize
Queen Vee

Queen Vee

Queen Vee
Subject To Review

Subject To Review

“Subject to Review” takes a close look at not just the technology that’s been developed to determine the right calls with better accuracy, but the meaning and significance of that pursuit.
Mack Wrestles

Mack Wrestles

Mack Wrestles
Wally and the Worm

Wally and the Worm

This is the short story of former basketball superstar Dennis Rodman and a young assistant trainer Wally Blasé to oversee the rehab of Dennis Rodman's sprained knee.
A.C. Green

A.C. Green

He played in a record 1,192 consecutive NBA games. As a power forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, he won three NBA championships. But what made A.C. Green truly distinctive was the courage of his convictions. (2006)
Bump and Spike

Bump and Spike

A look back at a very successful run of a professional volleyball league and why some of the top names in the sports world loved the action on the court. (2017)
Gonzo at the Derby

Gonzo at the Derby

The lasting legacy of the 1970 Kentucky Derby has nothing to do with the winner, Dust Commander. Its true impact came from the assignment given to a 32-year-old writer from Louisville named Hunter S. Thompson. (2016)
Guerilla Fighter

Guerilla Fighter

Alexis Arguello is considered by many to be the greatest junior lightweight of the 20th century and arguably the biggest hero Nicaragua has ever had. But as this 30 for 30 Short details, there was a lot more to his life than just boxing. (2016)
Jai Alai

Jai Alai

This film is about the obscure sport of jai alai takes an in-depth look at how 'the fastest sport in the world' is now dying a slow Stateside death.
Shining Star

Shining Star

Haru Urara was a racehorse who could never win a race, but she became a symbol of hope in Japan. And though she never did win, Haru Urara did accomplish something greater: she saved a racetrack. (2016)
The Throwback

The Throwback

His name was Gordie Lockbaum, and when his college football coaches at Division 1-AA Holy Cross saw how talented he was, they decided to turn back the clock. (2016)
We Are Penn State

We Are Penn State

Penn State's path from the 2011 scandal to the design of their new campus statue. Sculptor Jonathan Cramer drew inspiration for its creation from the 1948 PSU football team that overcame racial adversity with the mantra "We Are Penn State." (2016)
When The King Held Court

When The King Held Court

The name Elvis Presley evokes a lot of memories: the music, the hips, the hair, the screaming fans. But one thing about The King that few commoners saw was his passion for racquetball. (2016)
Ted Turner's Greatest Race

Ted Turner's Greatest Race

ESPN Plus Presents: Ted Turner's Greatest Race
#BringBackSungWoo

#BringBackSungWoo

ESPN Plus Presents: #BringBackSungWoo
Ali: The Mission

Ali: The Mission

ESPN Plus Presents: Ali: The Mission
Collision Course: The Murder of Don Aronow

Collision Course: The Murder of Don Aronow

ESPN Plus Presents: Collision Course: The Murder of Don Aronow
Delaney

Delaney

ESPN Plus Presents: Delaney
Fields of Fear

Fields of Fear

ESPN Plus Presents: Fields of Fear
I Am Yup'ik

I Am Yup'ik

ESPN Plus Presents: I Am Yup'ik
MECCA: The Floor That Made Milwaukee Famous

MECCA: The Floor That Made Milwaukee Famous

ESPN Plus Presents: MECCA: The Floor That Made Milwaukee Famous
No Kin to Me

No Kin to Me

Hours after President Reagan was shot, LSU and Virginia played in the now-defunct Final Four consolation game. After the game, LSU basketball star Rudy Macklin made a comment regarding the president that would put him on a fight to restore his honor.
Posterized

Posterized

ESPN Plus Presents: Posterized
Robbed

Robbed

ESPN Plus Presents: Robbed
Slick, Nancy, and the Telethon

Slick, Nancy, and the Telethon

ESPN Plus Presents: Slick, Nancy, and the Telethon
Spyball

Spyball

ESPN Plus Presents: Spyball
Student/Athlete

Student/Athlete

ESPN Plus Presents: Student/Athlete
The Bad Boy of Bowling

The Bad Boy of Bowling

ESPN Plus Presents: The Bad Boy of Bowling
The Counterfeiter

The Counterfeiter

ESPN Plus Presents: The Counterfeiter
The Pittsburgh Drug Trials

The Pittsburgh Drug Trials

ESPN Plus Presents: The Pittsburgh Drug Trials
The Sweat Solution

The Sweat Solution

ESPN Plus Presents: The Sweat Solution
Thicker Than Water

Thicker Than Water

No diver had ever won two gold medals in consecutive Olympics, so the pressure on Greg Louganis before the 1988 Games in Seoul was huge. And that was before he found out that he was HIV positive, and before he knew he needed to keep his condition secret.
Tose: The Movie

Tose: The Movie

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Wilt Chamberlain: Borscht Belt Bellhop

Wilt Chamberlain: Borscht Belt Bellhop

ESPN Plus Presents: Wilt Chamberlain: Borscht Belt Bellhop
Wrestling The Curse

Wrestling The Curse

ESPN Plus Presents: Wrestling The Curse
Sonic Break

Sonic Break

Somebody would need to be crazy to become the first human to break the sound barrier in a freefall. That somebody was Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner.
Locked In

Locked In

As a young girl Victoria Arlen truly had the world ahead of her. But at the age of 11, she began to suffer from an illness that baffled her doctors and kept Victoria locked in her own body.
Brave In The Attempt

Brave In The Attempt

Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver took her anger over the way her intellectually disabled sister was treated and turned it into a movement that changed the world. This is her story.
Every Day

Every Day

Each morning, Joy Johnson would rise before dawn, pour a cup of coffee, lace up her running shoes and read a passage from the Book of Isaiah. A mother of four, she began running at 59 and eventually ran 25 New York City Marathons -- the last at 86.
Friedman's Shoes

Friedman's Shoes

Before the Internet, what did you do if you were a six-foot-something athlete in need of some really big (think size 22), really expensive shoes? You did whatever you could to get to Atlanta and see the guys at Friedman's.
Judging Jewell

Judging Jewell

On July 27, 1996, a terrorist's bomb exploded in a crowded Centennial Olympic Park during the Atlanta Olympic Games. The death toll might have been far higher if not for security guard Richard Jewell, who hours after his heroism was called a murderer.
Kid Danny

Kid Danny

At 14, Danny Almonte was accused of cheating in the Little League World Series. Now, years later, he tells his side of the story.
Strike Team

Strike Team

In December 1985, the U.S. Marshals Service pulled off a sting operation that is befitting of a Ben Affleck or Jon Hamm crime caper, but would almost be deemed too unbelievable if created by Hollywood scriptwriters rather than law enforcement.
The Billion Dollar Game

The Billion Dollar Game

In 1989, Princeton took on mighty Georgetown in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers gave the Hoyas everything they could, in a game that would forever change March Madness.
First Pitch

First Pitch

On Oct. 30, 2001, President George W. Bush threw out the first pitch at Game 3 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium, just six weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. That night the first pitch meant so much more than "play ball."
Here Now
Episode 1

Here Now

Every day Pete Rose is surrounded by baseball memorabilia. But instead of a dugout, he's seated on a folding chair in a memorabilia store in Vegas.
Arnold's Blueprint
Episode 2

Arnold's Blueprint

Did you know, Arnold Schwarzenegger's mandatory military service played a critical role in his journey to international fame?
Jake
Episode 3

Jake

Alfred Slote wrote many books about sports for young-adults. "Jake" is his favorite.
The Arnold Palmer
Episode 4

The Arnold Palmer

The history, mystery and industry surrounding "The Arnold Palmer," the lemonade-and-iced tea beverage that has become a piece of Americana.
Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner
Episode 7

Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner

The T206 Honus Wagner is the most infamous baseball card in the world, but does its value really lie in the eye of the beholder?
Cutthroat
Episode 8

Cutthroat

Clint Malarchuk was the "Cowboy Goalie," infamous for one of the most gruesome injuries in the history of sports. "Cutthroat," details his remarkable physical, emotional and mental recovery.
Irrelevant Giant
Episode 9

Irrelevant Giant

In 1983, during Bill Parcells' rookie season as head coach of the New York Giants, he came to know a very special athlete. The NFL draft's John Tuggle not only made his team against all odds, he left a lasting impression.
Tommy and Frank
Episode 11

Tommy and Frank

ESPN Plus Presents: Tommy and Frank
Arthur & Johnnie
Episode 13

Arthur & Johnnie

After Johnnie Ashe returned from his first tour in Vietnam, Arthur, stationed at West Point, was suddenly in danger of being sent over. Johnnie volunteered in his brother's place so that Arthur could continue his tennis career.
The Schedule Makers
Episode 15

The Schedule Makers

Major league baseball's schedule affects the lives of millions of Americans. For 25 years, the masterminds behind the massive undertaking were The Stephensons. A husband and wife duo working with a computer, a pencil and a great deal of cooperation.
The Great Imposter
Episode 16

The Great Imposter

From 1979 to 1986, Barry Bremen, a Detroit-area salesman became known in the sports world as The Great Imposter. Bremen posed as a player in the Major Leagues and NBA, PGA golfer, NFL and NHL referee, and even Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.
The Deal
Episode 18

The Deal

In the winter of 2003 two cities went after the same man. On one side: New York. On the other: Boston. In the middle, the hired gun: Alex Rodriguez.
Untucked
Episode 19

Untucked

In 1977, Marquette coach Al McGuire let his star player, Bo Ellis, design the team's uniforms. The most iconic, the untucked jersey, signified the power of uniforms and the benefits of a creative atmosphere, which allowed a Championship team to flourish.
From Harlem With Love
Episode 20

From Harlem With Love

The extraordinary tale of the Harlem Globetrotters and their historic trip into the heart of the Soviet Union.
The High Five
Episode 23

The High Five

Glenn Burke invented the gesture most associated with celebration in sports, but few know the story of the high five. Fewer still know the professional and personal decline of the man credited with its creation.
The Great Trade Robbery
Episode 26

The Great Trade Robbery

Many consider the trade that sent Cowboys RB Herschel Walker to the Vikings to be the worst trade ever made. Except for Jimmy Johnson. He'd say it's the best.
Our Tough Guy
Episode 27

Our Tough Guy

Delve into the mindset of the Boston Bruins' most legendary enforcer, John Wensink, and the journey one takes when that life is left behind.
An Immortal Man
Episode 31

An Immortal Man

Ted Williams lived his life in the spotlight. But his death and preservation in cryostasis is shrouded in hearsay.
Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball
Episode 34

Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball

ESPN Plus Presents: Unhittable: Sidd Finch and the Tibetan Fastball
The Anti-Mascot
Episode 35

The Anti-Mascot

ESPN Plus Presents: The Anti-Mascot

About this Show

30 for 30 Shorts

A collaboration between ESPN Films and Grantland.com, 30 for 30 Shorts is an Emmy-winning series of short films that showcase new and unique stories captured through the distinct take and visual style of a variety of storytellers.

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