ESPN’s ‘30 for 30’ Series Returns

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ESPN has announced the films selected for this year’s “30 for 30” sports documentary series, returning Oct. 7. A film will air each Tuesday evening for six consecutive weeks, beginning with “Playing for the Mob,” the story of the Boston College basketball games scandal, and the involvement of mobster Henry Hill.

See this year’s complete “30 for 30” lineup.

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Tonight: ESPN Looks at ‘84 Figure Skating Scandal

The Price of Gold,” a new installment of the Emmy-nominated ESPN “30 for 30” documentary series, premieres tonight, 8 p.m. CT. The special revisits the figure-skating scandal surrounding the 1994 Winter Olympics, when figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was attacked by an assailant later discovered to be the ex-husband of rival skater Tonya Harding.

According to ESPN, the “30 for 30” series was created to commemorate the network’s 30th anniversary with the production of 30 films from respected directors that offer their perspectives on “the issues, trends, athletes, teams, rivalries, games and events that transformed the sports landscape from 1979 to 2009.”

ESPN Airing ‘No Place Like Home’ Documentary

In late 2010, Sotheby’s auctioned off one of the most important historical documents in sports history – James Naismith’s original rules of basketball. The ESPN “30 for 30″ documentary There’s No Place Like Home,” airing tonight at 7 p.m. CT, tells the story of one Kansas University fan’s obsessive quest to buy the  artifact and bring the rules “home” to Lawrence, Kan., where Naismith coached and taught for more than 40 years.

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ESPN’s ‘30 for 30’ Series Returns Tonight

ESPN’s acclaimed “30 for 30” sports documentary film series returns tonight at 7 p.m. CT for a second season with “Broke,” a look at professional sports stars who’ve lost or squandered their fortunes. Bernie Kosar, Andre Rison, Curt Schilling and Cliff Floyd are among the athletes who talk openly about the challenges of managing their money.

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