ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »
Michael Eric Dyson
It is the defining cultural tale of modern America - a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades after its unforgettable climax, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and develop new chapters.
I have never watched a biography show (and I love A&E's "Biography") that has touched me quite as deeply as Sports Century. As a viewer, one really feels as though he or she has lived a little of the life that the athlete being profiled has lived. Each fall makes you sink a little. Each rise makes you feel better about yourself.
Recently, however, the show reached new heights. Watch the Shakespearian documentary on Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry. I have never seen a documentary as original and as poignant as this.
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