A pioneer who developed ground-breaking strength and conditioning techniques, Marv Marinovich believed his strict systems would sculpt his son into a top athlete. Directors john dorsey and andrew stephan tell the unvarnished story of Todd’s unique ascent to stardom, the dark descent that followed and the complicated father-son bond throughout.
The Marinovich Project - ESPN Films #ad - But along with the pursuit of perfection, came increasingly intense pressure. He was called “the bionic kid. Todd marinovich was molded by his father to be an athlete from birth, including stretching exercises in his crib and a strict diet and fitness routine.
ESPN Films - UnguardedTM #ad - A gifted athlete from fall River Massachusetts, Chris Herren was a basketball legend before he left high school. Bonus features Includes interview extras and featurettes. Award-winning director Jonathan Hock chronicles this powerful story of Herren’s fall, rise and redemption. After a troubled, he would eventually fulfill his childhood dream of playing for the Boston Celtics, yet outstanding career at Fresno State, only to lose it all to a devastating addiction that nearly killed him.
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Doc & Darryl Dvd - Espn Films 30 for 30Team Marketing 43212226 #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Listening to doc talk about missing the parade down the Canyon of Heroes, or Darryl counsel others at his ministry, you can only wish that these two very different men had not followed the same destructive path. They were going to be our guys for years, laments jon Stewart in this evocative yet searing 30 for 30 documentary directed by Judd Apatow Trainwreck and Michael Bonfiglio You Don t Know Bo.
But when they were bad, Doc Gooden and Darryl Strawberry broke the hearts of Met's fans. Reunited at a diner in queens, the pitcher and the power hitter look back on the glory days of the mid- 80s and the harrowing nights that turned them from surefire Hall of Famers into prisoners of their own addictions.
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The Fab Five - ESPN FilmsTM #ad - They were one of the most famous – and infamous – teams in college basketball history. Shrink-wrapped. Forget what you remember about the Fab 5—this film will show them in an entirely new light. Factory sealed DVD. Arriving on the campus of the university of michigan in the fall of 1991, juwan Howard, but also brought new style to the masses with their baggy shorts, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson—not only electrified the game, the five freshmen —Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, black socks and brash talk.
The '85 Bears - 30 for 30Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 35374932 #ad - In 1985 the chicago bears dominated the game and embodied everything that encapsulated that memorable decade: flash, chaos and a get-out-of-my-way attitude. Their super bowl winning season had it all - the birth of buddy Ryan's 46 Defense, the loss to the Dolphins that ruined their perfect season, the "Super Bowl Shuffle" and a colorful group of misfits who became the toast of football.
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ESPN Films 30 for 30: Small Potatoes: Who Killed The USFL?Team Marketing #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. But with success came expansion and new owners, including a certain high profile and impatient real estate baron whose vision was at odds with the league’s founders. In its inaugural season, the 12-team league played before crowds that averaged 25, 000 and garnered respectable TV ratings, winning over new fans with its aura of fun and flamboyance.
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ESPN Films 30 For 30: Bad BoysTeam Marketing #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Few teams in professional sports history elicit such a wide range of emotions as the Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s and early 1990s. But for anyone who experienced the Bad Boys in action, they more than carved out their own identity, both in the league and in American popular culture.
The bad boys pistons had one of the best -- and most complex -- players in nBA history: Isiah Thomas, Bill Laimbeer, Dennis Rodman, Joe Dumars, Rick Mahorn, John Salley; and the mixture of grit, professionalism and style possessed by coach Chuck Daly. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Sandwiched between the lakers' and celtics' dominance of the 1980s and the Bulls' run in the 1990s, the Pistons' two titles in 1989 and 1990 are often viewed as a transitional period in NBA history, rather than a dynamic championship era in its own right.
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ESPN Films 30 for 30: The Best That Never WasTM DV1362 #ad - The most sought-after high school senior in the country, Dupree was on his way to what was certain to be a brilliant future in college and professional football. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Eight-time emmy award winner Jonathan Hock follows the poignant and compelling story of “the best that never was.
Bonus features include deleted scenes and extended interviews. Those that saw him play, know what they saw was greatness. Barry switzer in 1981, marcus dupree forever changed the face of college athletic recruiting as dozens of big-time football programs sat waiting for his decision. Run time – 112 minutes Factory sealed DVD.
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ESPN Films 30 for 30: Without BiasTeam Marketing #ad - Instead of becoming an nba star, he became a one-man deterrent, the athlete who reminded everyone just how dangerous drug use can be. Future generations continue to face the harsh punishment of drug policies that were influenced by the public outcry after his heartbreaking death. Shrink-wrapped. How could a university of maryland superstar and boston celtics’ lottery pick be derailed by a cocaine binge? In the most ambitious, comprehensive and uncompromising account of Bias' life and death ever captured on film, up-and-coming director Kirk Fraser interviews Bias' closest teammates, friends and family in an effort to determine exactly what happened on that fateful night.
Factory sealed DVD. More than two decades later, his tragic death still leaves more questions than answers. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. When rising superstar len bias dropped dead two days after being selected as the second overall pick in the 1986 NBA Draft, he forever altered our perception of casual drug use and became the tipping point of America's drug crisis in the mid-80s.
ESPN Films 30 for 30: Trojan WarTeam Marketing 35438013 #ad - But thanks to his football knowledge, upbeat personality and recruiting skills, Southern Cal was soon back atop the college football world as home attendance skyrocketed, Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush won Heismans and the Trojans put together a 34-game winning streak. As it would be later discovered, the program was committing sins that would result in lost scholarships, though, victories and one of those Heismans.
Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. But those revelations didnt come until after the national championship game in the 2006 Rose Bowl between USC and the University of Texas. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. When pete carroll took over the football program at USC after the 2000 season, the once-great Trojans were under siege.
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