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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Kings Ransom

13 September 2009
Peter Berg's documentary on Wayne Gretzky, his decision to leave Edmonton for Los Angeles, and that decision's effects on hockey and its fans.

Peter Berg ... Himself
Walter Gretzky ... Himself

Wayne Gretzky ... Himself
Jim Hill ... Himself (archive sound)

Janet Jones ... Herself (as Janet Jones Gretzky)
Jim Matheson ... Himself
Bruce McNall ... Himself
Marty McSorley ... Himself
Bob Miller ... Himself
Gord Miller ... Himself (archive footage)
Rod Phillips ... Himself
Peter Pocklington ... Himself

Luc Robitaille ... Himself

Glen Sather ... Himself

Pierce Brosnan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Candy ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Paul Coffey ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Kevin Costner ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Billy Crystal ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Tony Danza ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Michael J. Fox ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Grant Fuhr ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Phyllis Gretzky ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Tom Hanks ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Goldie Hawn ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Charlie Huddy ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Kate Hudson ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Timothy Hutton ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Magic Johnson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jari Kurri ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kevin Lowe ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Ron MacLean ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Mark Messier ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Andy Moog ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Roy Orbison ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Nancy Reagan ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Kurt Russell ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Sylvester Stallone ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Esa Tikkanen ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: The Band That Wouldn't Die

12 September 2009
This episode tells the story of the overnight relocation of the Baltimore Colts to the city of Indianapolis. We explore the reactions of the fans, the various actions and interviews with the teams owner and finally how the band kept the spirit of a professional football team alive until the arrival of the Baltimore Ravens in 1996.

Season 1, Episode 3: Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL?

20 October 2009
The story of the rise and fall of the United States Football League, focusing on two owners: John Bassett, who wanted the league to compete in the spring; and Donald Trump, who wanted to take on the NFL and play in the fall.

Michael Tollin ... Himself - Director

Donald J. Trump ... Himself - Owner, New Jersey Generals (as Donald Trump)
Harry Usher ... Himself - USFL Executive
Steve Ehrhart ... Himself - USFL Consultant

Marv Albert ... Himself - Announcer (archive footage)
Howard Cosell ... Himself - ABC Sports (archive footage)
Peter Spivak ... Himself - Acting Chairman, USFL
Chet Simmons ... Himself - USFL Commissioner

Herschel Walker ... Himself - Running Back, New Jersey Generals
Dom Camera ... Himself - Marketing Director, USFL
Charley Steiner ... Himself - Broadcaster, New Jersey Generals
J. Walter Duncan ... Himself - Owner, New Jersey Generals
Vister Hayes ... Himself - Player (archive footage)

Lee Majors ... Himself - Actor, The Fall Guy (archive footage)
Jim Lampley ... Himself - ABC Sportscaster
John F. Bassett ... Himself - Owner, Tampa Bay Bandits (as John Bassett)

Burt Reynolds ... Himself - General Partner, Bandits
Jim McVay ... Himself - Marketing Director, Bandits
Nate Newton ... Himself - Guard, Bandits
Steve Spurrier ... Himself - Coach, Bandits (archive footage)
Chuck Pitcock ... Himself - Guard, Bandits

Bill Simmons ... Himself - ESPN.com
Kelvin Bryant ... Himself - Half Back, Stars (archive footage)
Keith Jackson ... Himself - Announcer

Bobby Hebert ... Himself - Quarterback, Michigan Panthers
Lee Corso ... Himself - Coach, Orlando Renegades
Franklin 'Pepper' Rodgers ... Himself - Coach, Memphis Showboats
Buford Jordan ... Himself - Running Back, Boston Breakers
Gary Barbaro ... Himself - Safety, New Jersey Generals
Chuck Fairbanks ... Himself - Coach, New Jersey Generals (archive footage)
Brian Sipe ... Himself - Quarterback, New Jersey Generals (archive footage)
Walt Michaels ... Himself - Coach, New Jersey Generals (archive footage)
Kevin MacConnell ... Himself - Director of Public Relations, New Jersey Generals
Carl Peterson ... Himself - General Manager, Philadelphia Stars
David Dixon ... Himself - Founder, USFL
Jim Mora Sr. ... Himself - Coach, Philadelphia Stars
Mike Rozier ... Himself - Running Back, Pittsburgh Maulers (archive footage)
Reggie White ... Himself - Defensive End, Memphis Showboats (archive footage)
Doug Williams ... Himself - Quarterback, Oklahoma Outlaws
Jim Kelly ... Himself - Quarterback, Houston Gamblers
Jerry Argovitz ... Himself - Owner, Houston Gamblers

George Foreman ... Himself - Boxer (archive footage)
Allan Risher ... Himself - Quarterback, Arizona Wranglers
Fred Bullard ... Himself - Owner, Jacksonville Bulls
Steve Young ... Himself - Quarterback, Los Angeles Express
Chris Dufresne ... Himself - L.A. Times Sportswriter
Rick Neuheisel ... Himself - Quarterback, San Antonio Gunslingers
Jimmy Gould ... Himself - President, New Jersey Generals

Doug Flutie ... Himself - Quarterback, New Jersey Generals

Ivana Trump ... Herself - Donald Trump's Wife (archive footage)
Lynn Swann ... Himself - ABC Announcer (archive footage)
Roy M. Cohn ... Himself - Attorney (archive footage)
Roone Arledge ... Himself - ABC Sports Programming Director (archive footage)
Scott Fitzkee ... Himself - Wide Receiver, Baltimore Stars (archive footage)

Dan Rather ... Himself - Newscaster (archive footage)
Peter Leisure ... Himself - USFL v. NFL Judge
Pete Rozelle ... Himself - NFL Commissioner (archive footage)
Frank Rothman ... Himself - NFL Attorney (archive footage)

Maria Shriver ... Herself - Newscaster (archive footage)
Margaret Lillienfeld ... Herself - Juror
Sean Landeta ... Himself - Punter, Philadelphia Stars
Eric Truvillion ... Himself - Wide Receiver, Bandits
Craig James ... Himself - Running Back, Washington Federals

Season 1, Episode 4: Muhammad and Larry

27 October 2009
We follow the preparations for Ali's final attempt to win back the World Heavyweight title. Even during the lead up to the fight grave concerns were held for Ali's health and the man who stepped into the ring was frail imitation of his former self.

Muhammad Ali ... Himself (archive footage)
Larry Holmes ... Himself

Angelo Dundee ... Himself
Ferdie Pacheco ... Himself

Leon Spinks ... Himself (archive footage)
Wali Muhammad ... Himself
Tim Witherspoon ... Himself (archive footage)
Vic Ziegel ... Himself

Ken Norton ... Himself (archive footage)
Jerry Izenberg ... Himself
John Schulian ... Himself

Gene Kilroy ... Himself
Diane Holmes ... Herself
Cliff Ransom ... Himself
Drew Bundini Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
Aaron Snowell ... Himself
Verónica Porche Ali ... Herself (archive footage) (as Veronica Porsche)
Salameh Hassan ... Himself - Friend (archive footage)
Thomas Hauser ... Himself
Bill Gallo ... Himself
Richie Giachetti ... Himself
Sal Marchiano ... Himself
Lou D'Amico ... Himself
Richard Green ... Himself - Referee (archive footage)
Jake Holmes ... Himself
Howard Cosell ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: Without Bias

3 November 2009
This episode tells the story of the rise of Len Bias as a future basketball superstar. Shortly after being drafted by the Boston Celtic's Len died of a heart attack apparently induced by cocaine.

Season 1, Episode 6: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek

10 November 2009
This film follows the career of Jimmy Synder, a professional gambler. He helped legitimize betting in NFL games by finding ways to give points spreads during pre-game shows. His demise was both dramatic and swift when he finally stepped over the mark.
Fritz Mitchell ... Himself
Jimmy 'The Greek' Snyder ... Himself (archive footage)
Rich Podolsky ... Himself

Brent Musburger ... Himself

Phyllis George ... Herself
Hank Goldberg ... Himself
Robert A. Fishman ... Himself

Dan Rather ... Himself
Irv Cross ... Himself

Frank Deford ... Himself
Art Manteris ... Himself
Richard O. Davies ... Himself

Joe Namath ... Himself (archive footage)
Gary Paul Gates ... Himself
George Veras ... Himself
J. Edgar Hoover ... Himself (archive footage)

Doyle Brunson ... Himself
John G. Synodinos ... Himself
Anthony Snyder ... Himself
Angela Kayafas ... Herself
Neal Pilson ... Himself
Robert J. Wussler ... Himself
Jamie Snyder ... Himself (archive footage)
Joanie Snyder ... Herself

Gerald Ford ... Himself (archive footage)
Basile ... Jimmy the Greek (voice)

Jesse Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)

Basile Katsikis ... Jimmy the Greek (voice)
Garrick Utley ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 1, Episode 7: The U

12 December 2009
This episode follows the rise to prominence of the University Of Miami after years of indifferent results. New coach Howard Schnellenberger revitalized the program by introducing fresh blood and fresh attitude into the team.
Billy Corben ... Himself - Director
John Green ... Himself - Vice President, UM (archive footage) (as Dr. John Green)

Luther Campbell ... Himself - Hip Hop Artist, 2 Live Crew
Tolbert Bain ... Himself - Defensive Back, 1983-1987
Bennie Blades ... Himself - Defensive Back, 1984-1987
Howard Schnellenberger ... Himself - Heach Coach, 1979-1983
Sam Jankovich ... Himself - Athletic Director, 1983-1990
Bernie Kosar ... Himself - Quarterback, 1982-1984
Art Kehoe ... Himself - Defensive Line Coach, 1981-2005
Don Bailey Jr. ... Himself - Center, 1979-1982
Willis McGahee ... Himself - Running Back, 2000-2002
Duane Starks ... Himself - Defensive Back, 1995-1997
Santana Moss ... Himself - Wide Receiver, 1997-2000
Brett Perriman ... Himself - Wide Receiver, 1984-1987
Jerry Rushin ... Himself - GM, 99 Jamz & Hot 105
Melvin Bratton ... Himself - Running Back, 1983-1987
James T. ... Himself - Host, Hot 105 Radio
Kevin Brinkworth ... Himself - Running Back, 1991-1996
Robert Bailey ... Himself - Defensive Back, 1987-1990
Drew Rosenhaus ... Himself - Sports Agent & UM Grad
Jeremy Shockey ... Himself - Tight End, 2000-2001
Steve Walsh ... Himself - Quarterback, 1985-1988
Alonzo Highsmith ... Himself - Running Back, 1983-1986

Michael Irvin ... Himself - Wide Receiver, 1984-1987
Carlos Huerta ... Himself - Kicker, 1987-1991

Jimmy Johnson ... Himself - Heach Coach, 1984-1988
Dan Le Batard ... Himself - Miami Herald Columnist
Leon Searcy ... Himself - Offensive Line, 1987-1991
Randal Hill ... Himself - Wide Receiver, 1987-1990
Kelvin Harris ... Himself - Offensive Line, 1987-1991
Jonathan Vilma ... Himself - Linebacker, 2000-2003
Mario Cristobal ... Himself - Offensive Line, 1988-1992
Lamar Thomas ... Himself - Wide Receiver, 1988-1992
K.C. Jones ... Himself - Center, 1992-1996
Don Soldinger ... Himself - Coach, 1984-1988 & 1995-2005
Jerome Brown ... Himself - Defensive Tackle, 1983-1986 (archive footage)
Bob Rubin ... Himself - Sports Columnist, Miami Herald (archive footage)
Ryan McNeil ... Himself - Defensive Back, 1988-1992
Dennis Erickson ... Himself - Head Coach, 1989-1994
John Routh ... Himself - Sebastian the Ibis, 1984-1992
Butch Davis ... Himself - Head Coach, 1995-2000 (archive footage)

Dwayne Johnson ... Himself - Miami Player (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks

January 2010
A film that explores the rivalry between the Indiana Pacers and New York as seen through the eyes and actions of Reggie Miller star player of the Indiana Pacers.

Reggie Miller ... Himself
Cheryl Miller ... Herself

Spike Lee ... Himself

Patrick Ewing ... Himself
Donnie Walsh ... Himself

Marv Albert ... Himself
Steve Alford ... Himself (archive footage)

Woody Allen ... Himself (archive footage)
Greg Anthony ... Himself
Bill Benner ... Himself
Ira Berkow ... Himself
Mark Boyle ... Himself

Larry Brown ... Himself
Mel Daniels ... Himself
Antonio Davis ... Himself
Dale Davis ... Himself
Hubert Davis ... Himself (archive footage)
Dave DeBusschere ... Himself (archive footage)
Jack Edwards ... Himself (archive footage)
Chris Fowler ... Himself (archive footage)
Mike Francesa ... Himself

Mel Gibson ... Himself (archive footage)

Rudy Giuliani ... Himself (as Rudolph W. Giuliani)
Ernie Grunfeld ... Himself
Bob Gutkowski ... Himself
Mark Jackson ... Himself

Magic Johnson ... Himself (archive footage)

Michael Jordan ... Himself (archive footage)

Bobby Knight ... Himself (archive footage)
Bob Leonard ... Himself (as Bob 'Slick' Leonard)

Tonya Lewis Lee ... Herself (archive footage)
Anthony Mason ... Himself
Charles Oakley ... Himself (archive footage)

Keith Olbermann ... Himself (archive footage)

Dan Patrick ... Himself (archive footage)

Soon-Yi Previn ... Herself (archive footage)

Michael Rapaport ... Himself

Ahmad Rashad ... Himself

Pat Riley ... Himself

Jimmy Roberts ... Himself (archive footage)

Robin Roberts ... Herself (archive footage)
Byron Scott ... Himself

Jerry Seinfeld ... Himself (archive footage)
Charles Smith ... Himself
Rik Smits ... Himself

John Starks ... Himself
Charley Steiner ... Himself (archive footage)

David Stern ... Himself (archive footage)
LaSalle Thompson ... Himself

Mike Tirico ... Himself (archive footage)

Donald J. Trump ... Himself (archive footage) (as Donald Trump)
Jeff Van Gundy ... Himself
Peter Vecsey ... Himself (as Pete Vecsey)
Herb Williams ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 9: Guru of Go

3 April 2010
We follow the career of Paul Westhead who became famous as a coach for his fast break system of play. His career encompassed winning NBA and WNBA titles and intense controversy at the college level.

Season 1, Episode 10: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson

10 April 2010
There has always been questions raised about Allen Iverson's conviction for a fight he was involved in as a young man. The film maker goes back to his home town to try and understand the events and how they have left a mark on the town he calls home.

Season 1, Episode 11: Silly Little Game

20 April 2010
Charts the origins of fantasy sports games from a small lunchtime group known as the rotisserie league to the multi-million dollar industry it is today. The show also explores how none of the founders made money or even play the game anymore.

Jennifer Appel
Mark Cajigao ... Young Bruce McCall

Nate Dern ... Ned Fleder

Johnathan Fernandez ... J.R. Richard

Deborah Green ... Valerie Salembier
David Kaplan ... Rabbi

April McCullough

Daniel Okrent ... Himself

Davram Stiefler ... Neil Allen
Jeremy Welch ... Cork Smith

Shannon Wallace ... Umpire (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: Run Ricky Run

27 April 2010
This documentary follows the life of Ricky Williams, a star for the Miami Dolphins who walked away from the sport over drug allegations. Ricky tells a different story about betrayal and turning his back on what many value - fame fortune and celebrity status.

John Anderson ... Himself (archive footage)
Janey Barnes ... Herself
Kristin Barnes ... Herself
Skip Bayless ... Himself (archive footage)
Cedric Benson ... Himself

Chris Berman ... Himself (archive footage)
John Bianco ... Himself

Jim Brown ... Himself

Mack Brown ... Himself
Richard Browne ... Himself (as Dr. Richard Browne)
Patrick Cobbs ... Himself

Linda Cohn ... Herself (archive footage)
Jason Cole ... Himself

Mike Ditka ... Himself
Marc Halpern ... Himself (as Dr. Marc Halpern)
Tony Kornheiser ... Himself (archive footage)
Dan Le Batard ... Himself
Seth Levit ... Himself
Jay Mariotti ... Himself (archive footage)

Master P ... Himself (archive footage)
Wayne Messina ... Himself
Woody Paige ... Himself (archive footage)
Sean Pamphilon ... Narrator (voice)

Dan Patrick ... Himself (archive footage)
Keith Pelley ... Himself
Jim Rome ... Himself (archive footage)
Mike Silver ... Himself
Swami Sitaramananda ... Herself
Tony Sparano ... Himself
Leigh Steinberg ... Himself
Jason Taylor ... Himself

Joe Theismann ... Himself (voice)
Kyle Turley ... Himself
Scott Van Pelt ... Himself (archive footage)

Mike Wallace ... Himself
Dave Wannstedt ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Wilbon ... Himself (archive footage)
Cassie Williams ... Herself
Errick Williams ... Himself
Nisey Williams ... Herself

Ricky Williams ... Himself
Sandy Williams ... Herself

Season 1, Episode 13: The 16th Man

4 May 2010
This documentary showcases the South African "Springbok" National Rugby Team and its impact on South Africa's transition from segregation to integration. It involves interviews with players and political activists along with vintage video.

Morgan Freeman ... Narrator (voice)

Season 1, Episode 14: Straight Outta L.A.

23 April 2010
For rapper-turned-filmmaker Ice Cube the emergence of gangster rap will be forever linked to the Oakland Raiders' move to Los Angeles in 1982. He turns the camera on himself to tell how his genre-defining group NWA forged an unlikely relationship with the Raiders, a team whose swagger and style captivated LA during their troubled 13-season stay.

Marcus Allen ... Himself

Lyle Alzado ... Himself (archive footage)
Soren Baker ... Himself
David Beckerman ... Himself
Todd Boyd ... Himself
Todd Christensen ... Himself

Chuck D. ... Himself
Al Davis ... Himself
Glenn Dickey ... Himself
DJ Yella ... Himself (archive footage)

Dr. Dre ... Himself (archive footage)
Eazy-E ... Himself (archive footage)
Tom Flores ... Himself (archive footage)

Daryl Gates ... Himself (archive footage)

Willie Gault ... Himself
Steve Hartman ... Himself

Ice Cube ... Himself

Ice-T ... Himself
David Israel
Howie Long ... Himself
M.C. Ren ... Himself

John Madden ... Himself
Dexter Manley ... Himself (archive footage)
Rod Martin ... Himself
Yolanda Martinez ... Herself

John Matuszak ... Himself (archive footage)
Bruce McNall ... Himself
Mike Ornstein ... Himself
Bill Plaschke ... Himself

DJ Pooh ... Himself

Christopher Reid ... Himself (as Chris Reid)
Pete Rozelle ... Himself (archive footage)
Art Shell ... Himself (archive footage)

Russell Simmons ... Himself

Snoop Dogg ... Himself
Steve Springer ... Himself
Greg Townsend ... Himself
Skipp Townsend ... Himself
Frank Vuono ... Himself
Rupert Wainwright ... Himself
Zev Yaroslavsky ... Himself

Jane Pauley ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Joe Theismann ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 15: June 17th, 1994

16 June 2010
documents on how the events on the day OJ Simpson was pursued and arrested on charges of murdering his ex wife and her boyfriend overshadowed and took precedence over other sporting events from around the country by the media. No additional footage or voiceover was shot and the entire documentary is encapsulated in sound bites from various feeds on the day.

Marv Albert ... Himself (voice)
Rex Beaber ... Himself (voice)

Chris Berman ... Himself (archive footage)

Tom Brokaw ... Himself (archive footage)
Nicole Brown Simpson ... Herself (archive footage)
Frank Buckley ... Himself (voice)
Chip Carey ... Himself (voice)
Stan Chambers ... Himself (archive footage)
Connie Chung ... Herself (archive footage)

Bill Clinton ... Himself (archive footage)

Perry Como ... Himself (archive footage)
Howard Cosell ... Himself (archive footage)

Bob Costas ... Himself (archive footage)
A.C. Cowlings ... Himself (voice)

Clyde Drexler ... Himself (archive footage)

Patrick Ewing ... Himself (archive footage)
Gil Garcetti ... Himself (archive footage)
David Gascon ... Himself (archive footage)

Rudy Giuliani ... Himself (archive footage) (as Rudolph W. Giuliani)
Ken Griffey Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Pat Harvey ... Herself (archive footage)
David Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)

Peter Jennings ... Himself (voice)
Robert Kardashian ... Himself (archive footage)

Craig Kilborn ... Himself (archive footage)

Larry King ... Himself (voice)

Mark Messier ... Himself (archive footage)
Al Michaels ... Himself (voice)
Gary Miller ... Himself (archive footage)

Brent Musburger ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Nash ... Himself (archive footage)

Jack Nicklaus ... Himself (archive footage)

Richard Nixon ... Himself (archive footage)

Hakeem Olajuwon ... Himself (archive footage)

Keith Olbermann ... Himself (archive footage)

Arnold Palmer ... Himself (archive footage)
Lou Piniella ... Himself (archive footage)
Karl-Heinz Riedle ... Himself

Pat Riley ... Himself (archive footage)
Pete Rozelle ... Himself (archive footage)
Lou Saban ... Himself (archive footage)

Robert Shapiro ... Himself (archive footage)

O.J. Simpson ... Himself (archive footage)

John Starks ... Himself (archive footage)
Charley Steiner ... Himself (archive footage)

Mike Tirico ... Himself (archive footage)
Rudy Tomjanovich ... Himself (archive footage)

Howard Weitzman ... Himself (archive footage)

Oprah Winfrey ... Herself (archive footage)

Season 1, Episode 16: The Two Escobars

14 May 2010
The rise of Colombian soccer is attributed to the influx of drug money into the sport by Pablo Escobar and the other drug cartels. However, the team's swift decline after Escobar's death results in the murder of star player Andres Escobar.
María Ester Escobar ... Herself
Francisco Maturana ... Himself
Alexis García V. ... Himself
Jaime Gaviria Gómez ... Himself
John Jairo Velásquez ... Himself (as Jhon Jairo Velásquez V.)
Rubén Darío Pinilla C. ... Himself
Juan José Bellini ... Himself
Fernando Rodríguez Mondragón ... Himself
Eduardo Rojo ... Himself
Leonel Alvarez ... Himself
Luz María Escobar ... Herself
Luis Fernando Herrera ... Himself
Fernando Brito ... Himself
Tom Cash ... Himself
Alirio López ... Himself
César Gaviria Trujillo ... Himself
Pamela Cascardo ... Herself
Gabriel Jaime Gómez ... Himself

Carlos Valderrama ... Himself
Adolfo Valencia ... Himself
Faustino Asprilla ... Himself
César Mauricio Velásquez ... Himself
Oscar Córdoba ... Himself
Mauricio Serna ... Himself
Gentil Vidal ... Himself

Aria McKenna ... News Reporter (voice)

Season 1, Episode 17: The Birth of Big Air

24 April 2010
In 1985, at the tender age of 13, Mat Hoffman entered into the BMX circuit as an amateur, and by 16 he had risen to the professional level. Throughout his storied career, Hoffman has ignored conventional limitations, instead, focusing his efforts on the purity of the sport and the pursuit of "what's next." His motivations stem purely from his own ambitions, and even without endorsements, cameras, fame and fans, Hoffman would still be working to push the boundaries of gravity. Academy Award nominee Spike Jonze and extreme sport fanatic Johnny Knoxville, along with director Jeff Tremaine, will showcase the inner workings and exploits of the man who gave birth to "Big Air."
Mat Hoffman ... Himself
Johnny Airtime ... Himself - Professional Stuntman
Brian Blyther ... Himself - Pro BMXer / Cop
Mike Dominguez ... Himself - Pro BMXer (also archive footage)

Mike Escamilla ... Himself - Pro BMXer

Eddie Fiola ... Himself - Pro BMXer (also archive footage)
Bob Haro ... Himself - BMX freestyle pioneer (also archive footage)

Tony Hawk ... Himself - Pro Skater
Giavanna Hoffman ... Herself - Mat's Daughter (archive footage)
Jaci Hoffman ... Herself - Mat's Wife (also archive footage)
Joni Hoffman ... Herself - Mat's Mother (archive footage)
Matt Hoffman ... Himself - Mat's Father
Todd Hoffman ... Himself - Mat's Brother
Travis Hoffman ... Himself - Mat's Brother

Spike Jonze ... Himself - Photographer / Filmmaker
Chad Kagy ... Himself - Pro BMXer (also archive footage)

Evel Knievel ... Himself - Legendary Daredevil (archive footage)
Mark Lewman ... Himself - Editor Freestylin' magazine
Mark Losey ... Himself - Rider / Photographer
Kevin Martin ... Himself - BMX announcer (also archive footage)
Dennis McCoy ... Himself - Pro BMXer
Brad McDonald ... Himself - Publisher Ride BMX magazine

Dave Mirra ... Himself - Pro BMXer (also archive footage)

Travis Pastrana ... Himself - Pro Freestyle Motocross Rider
Tim Payne ... Himself - Professional Ramp Builder
John Povah ... Himself - Pro BMXer
Kevin Robinson ... Himself - Pro BMXer (also archive footage)
Eddie Roman ... Himself - Rider / Documentarian
Ron Semiao ... Himself - X Games creator
Steve Swope ... Himself - Mat's Best Friend (also archive footage)

Rick Thorne ... Himself - Pro BMXer

Jeff Tremaine ... Himself
Dave Voelker ... Himself - Pro BMXer
Morgan Wade ... Himself - Pro BMXer
Zack Warden ... Himself - Pro BMXer

Danny Way ... Himself - Pro Skater
Ron Wilkerson ... Himself - Pro BMXer
Carlan Yates ... Himself - Orthopedic Surgeon (as Dr. Carlan Yates)

Season 1, Episode 18: Jordan Rides the Bus

24 August 2010
In the fall of 1993, in his prime and at the summit of the sports world, Michael Jordan walked away from pro basketball. After leading the Dream Team to an Olympic gold medal in 1992 and taking the Bulls to their third consecutive NBA championship the following year, Jordan was jolted by the murder of his father. Was it the brutal loss of such an anchor in his life that caused the world's most famous athlete to rekindle a childhood ambition by playing baseball? Or some feeling that he had nothing left to prove or conquer in basketball? Or something deeper and perhaps not yet understood? Ron Shelton, a former minor leaguer who brought his experiences to life in the classic movie "Bull Durham," will revisit Jordan's short career in the minor leagues and explore the motivations that drove the world's most competitive athlete to play a new sport in the relative obscurity of Birmingham, Alabama, for a young manager named Terry Francona.

Ed Bradley ... Himself (archive footage)
David Falk ... Himself
Terry Francona ... Himself

Phil Jackson ... Himself

Michael Jordan ... Himself (archive footage)
Steve Kerr ... Himself
Jack McCallum ... Himself
Jerry Reinsdorf ... Himself
Sam Smith ... Himself

Brian Williams ... Himself (archive footage)
Steve Wulf ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 19: Little Big Men

31 August 2010
The story of Cody Webster, playing for the little league for the town of Kirkland, WA, experiencing the unexpected, unprepared and unwanted attention he faced after taking part in the biggest upset in the history of Little League.
Mike Adams ... Himself
Brian Avery ... Himself
Marlene Avery ... Herself
Robert Avery ... Himself
Don Cochran ... Himself
Shawn Cochran ... Himself
Bill Cook ... Himself

Bob Costas ... Himself (archive footage)
Erik Jonson ... Himself
Dave Keller ... Himself

Jim McKay ... Himself (archive footage)
Mark Peterson ... Himself
Bill Schwartz ... Himself
Tom Seaver ... Himself (archive footage)
Cody Webster ... Himself
Ron Webster ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 20: One Night in Vegas

7 September 2010
On the evening of Sept. 7, 1996, Mike Tyson, the WBC heavyweight champion, attempted to take Bruce Seldon's WBA title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. At this point in his career, Tyson's fights had become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, where the ever present hype of the professional boxing scene would come face to face with the worlds of big business, Hollywood, and hip hop. Sitting ringside was controversial rapper Tupac Shakur. Shakur and Tyson were friends, a feeling of kinship linked them as each rose to stardom from poverty only to be thrown in prison. Following Tyson's victory, Shakur and "Iron Mike" were to celebrate at an after party, but the rap star never arrived. Shakur was brutally gunned down later that night, and the scene in Las Vegas quickly turned from would-be celebratory revelry to ill fated and inopportune tragedy. Director Reggie Bythewood, with the full cooperation of Mike Tyson, will tell not only the story of that infamous night but of the remarkable friendship between Tyson and Tupac. .
Senator Eric Adams ... Himself

Maya Angelou ... Herself

Chris Connelly ... Himself
Gloria Cox ... Herself

Ernest R. Dickerson ... Himself
Michael Eric Dyson ... Himself
Scott Gutierrez ... Himself
Leonard Jefferson ... Himself
Jamal Joseph ... Himself

Marion 'Suge' Knight ... Himself
Joan Morgan ... Herself

Nas ... Himself
Lashelle Sanders ... Herself
Bruce Seldon ... Himself
Afeni Shakur ... Herself

Mopreme Shakur ... Himself

Al Sharpton ... Himself
Colonel bob Sheridan ... Himself
Richard Steele ... Himself
Sonja Steptoe ... Herself

Mike Tyson ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 21: Unmatched

14 September 2010
The first time Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova stepped onto a tennis court together, the world scarcely noticed. Only a few hundred spectators saw the pert 18-year-old beat the scrappy 16-year-old Czech in 1973. "I remember that she was fat," Evert recalled. "She was very emotional on the court, whining if she didn't feel she was playing well. But I remember thinking, if she loses weight, we're all in trouble." Said Navratilova, "My goal was for her to remember my name." Eighty matches later -- amid the extraordinary growth of women's tennis -- Evert not only remembered, but became a tried and true friend and confidante, remarkable considering the two appeared to be polar opposites in upbringing, life styles and personal relationships. Through a series of personal conversations, filmmakers Nancy Stern Winters and Lisa Lax, along with producer Hannah Storm, tell the story of one of the greatest one-on-one sports rivalries and capture these two extraordinary athletes' views on tennis and an ever-changing world.

Chris Evert ... Herself

Martina Navratilova ... Herself

Season 1, Episode 22: The House of Steinbrenner

21 September 2010
Love him or hate him, there is no denying that George Steinbrenner has been one of the most colorful and successful owners in contemporary sports. Heading up a group that bought the New York Yankees in 1973 for $10 million, "King George" emphatically branded the world's most celebrated sports franchise as his own. The Boss has boasted 10 pennants, 6 World Series trophies and a corporate net worth more than $1 billion. But for all the glory and riches, the Steinbrenner legacy is also mixed with wasteful and embarrassing spending and countless episodes of tabloid-style soap. Now with George's health seriously failing, the Steinbrenner heirs are finally beginning to emerge from their father's larger-than-life shadow as they collectively move his franchise into a new home and a new era.
Maury Allen ... Himself

Yogi Berra ... Himself
A.J. Burnett ... Himself (archive footage)
Harlan Chamberlain ... Himself
Joba Chamberlain ... Himself
Phil Coke ... Himself

Bob Costas ... Himself (voice)

Joe DiMaggio ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Gallo ... Himself

Lou Gehrig ... Himself (archive footage)
Joe Girardi ... Himself

Rudy Giuliani ... Himself (archive footage) (as Rudolph W. Giuliani)
Peter Golenbock ... Himself
Goose Gossage ... Himself

Reggie Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)
Steve Jacobson ... Himself

Derek Jeter ... Himself
George King ... Himself

Larry King ... Himself (archive footage)

Barbara Kopple ... Herself (voice)

Mickey Mantle ... Himself (archive footage)

Roger Maris ... Himself (archive footage)
Billy Martin ... Himself (archive footage)
Pedro Martinez ... Himself (archive footage)
Tino Martinez ... Himself
Hideki Matsui ... Himself (archive footage)
Tom McEwen ... Himself
Tony Morante ... Himself
Ray Negron ... Himself
Debbie Nicolosi ... Herself

Keith Olbermann ... Himself
Phil Pepe ... Himself
Andy Pettitte ... Himself (archive footage)
Lou Piniella ... Himself (archive footage)
Louis Requena ... Himself
Mariano Rivera ... Himself (archive footage)
Phil Rizzuto ... Himself (voice)

Alex Rodríguez ... Himself (archive footage)

Babe Ruth ... Himself (archive footage)
C.C. Sabathia ... Himself (archive footage)
Bob Sheppard ... Himself (voice)
Howard Spira ... Himself (archive footage)

George M. Steinbrenner III ... Himself (archive footage)
Hal Steinbrenner ... Himself
Jennifer Steinbrenner ... Herself
Brandon Steiner ... Himself (archive footage)
John Sterling ... Himself
Mark Teixeira ... Himself (archive footage)

Joe Torre ... Himself
Linda Tosetti ... Herself (as Linda Ruth Tosetti)
Lonn A. Trost ... Himself
Deborah Tymon ... Herself
Stan Verrett ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 1, Episode 23: Into the Wind

28 September 2010
In 1980, Terry Fox continued his fight against bone cancer with the pursuit of a singular, motivating vision: to run across Canada. Three years after having his right leg amputated six inches above the knee after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma, Fox set out to cover more than a marathon's distance each day until he reached the shores of Victoria, British Columbia. Anonymous at the start of his journey, Fox steadily captured the heart of a nation with his Marathon of Hope. However the 21-year old BC native's goal was not fame, but to spread awareness and raise funds for cancer research. After 143 days and two-thirds of the way across Canada, with the eyes of a country watching, Fox's journey came to an abrupt end when newly discovered tumors took over his body. Two-time NBA MVP, proud Canadian, and first-time filmmaker Steve Nash will share Fox's incredible story of perseverance and hope.

Steve Nash ... Himself
Terry Fox ... Himself (archive footage)
Leslie Scrivener ... Herself

Doug Alward ... Himself
Bob McGill ... Himself - Basketball Coach
Douglas Coupland ... Himself
Betty Fox ... Herself
Darrell Fox ... Himself
Ben Speicher ... Himself - Prosthetist
Rolly Fox ... Himself
Bill Vigars ... Himself
Dick Traum ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 1, Episode 24: Four Days in October

5 October 2010
The Boston Red Sox overcome "The Curse" and defeat the New York Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series. In the process, they also become the first team ever to win a series after trailing three games to none.

Bronson Arroyo ... Himself

Lenny Clarke ... Himself

Johnny Damon ... Himself
Terry Francona ... Himself
Pedro Martinez ... Himself
Kevin Millar ... Himself

David Ortiz ... Himself
Dave Roberts ... Himself

Curt Schilling ... Himself

Bill Simmons ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 25: Once Brothers

10 October 2010
Drazen Petrovic and Vlade Divac were two friends who grew up together sharing the common bond of basketball. Together, they lifted the Yugoslavian National team to unimaginable heights. After conquering Europe, they both went to America where they became the first two foreign players to attain NBA stardom. But with the fall of the Soviet Union on Christmas Day 1991, Yugoslavia split up. A war broke out between Petrovic's Croatia and Divac's Serbia. Long buried ethnic tensions surfaced. And these two men, once brothers, were now on opposite sides of a deadly civil war. As Petrovic and Divac continued to face each other on the basketball courts of the NBA, no words passed between the two. Then, on the fateful night of June 7, 1993, Drazen Petrovic was killed in an auto accident. "Once Brothers" will tell the gripping tale of these two men, how circumstances beyond their control tore apart their friendship, and whether Divac has ever come to terms with the death of a friend before they had a chance to reconcile.
Rick Adelman ... Himself
Danny Ainge ... Himself

Kenny Anderson ... Himself
James Baker III ... Himself (archive footage)

Larry Bird ... Himself
Derrick Coleman ... Himself
Luka Divac ... Himself
Vlade Divac ... Himself

Clyde Drexler ... Himself
Joe Dumars ... Himself
Bill Fitch ... Himself
Chick Hearn ... Himself (archive footage)
Mark Heisler ... Himself
Jan Hubbard ... Himself

Magic Johnson ... Himself
Toni Kukoc ... Himself
Slobodan Milosevic ... Himself (archive footage)

Keith Olbermann ... Himself (archive footage)
Aleksandar Petrovic ... Himself
Biserka Petrovic ... Herself
Drazen Petrovic ... Himself (archive footage)
Dino Radja ... Himself
Spencer Ross ... Himself

David Stern ... Himself (archive footage)
Jerry West ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 26: Tim Richmond: To the Limit

19 October 2010
Natural. Rock star. Outsider. In the 1980s, race car driver Tim Richmond lived his life the way he raced cars - wide open. Born into a wealthy family, Richmond was the antithesis of the Southern, blue-collar, dirt-track racers who dominated NASCAR. He also was a flamboyant showman who basked in the attention of the media and fans - especially the attention of female admirers. Nevertheless, it was Richmond's on-track performances that ended up drawing comparisons to racing legends. And in 1986, when he won seven NASCAR races and finished third in the Winston Cup series points race, some believed he was on the verge of stardom. But soon his freewheeling lifestyle caught up to him. He unexpectedly withdrew from the NASCAR racing circuit, reportedly suffering from double pneumonia. In reality, the diagnosis was much more dire: He had AIDS. Richmond returned to the track in 1987, but he was gone from the sport by the next year as his health deteriorated. He spent his final days as a recluse, dying on Aug.13, 1989, at the age of 34. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Rory Karpf will examine the life and tragic death of one of NASCAR's shooting stars.
A.J. Foyt ... Himself
Bill France Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Rick Hendrick ... Himself
Ed Hinton ... Himself
Harry Hyde ... Himself (archive footage)

Ted Koppel ... Himself (archive footage)

Greg Louganis ... Himself

Hal Needham ... Himself
Kyle Petty ... Himself

Richard Petty ... Himself
Jerry Punch ... Himself (as Dr. Jerry Punch)

Dan Rather ... Himself (archive footage)
Tim Richmond ... Himself (archive footage)

Morley Safer ... Himself (archive footage)

Darrell Waltrip ... Himself
Humpy Wheeler ... Himself (as H.A. 'Humpy' Wheeler)

Season 1, Episode 27: Fernando Nation

26 October 2010
"The Natural is supposed to be a blue-eyed boy who teethed on a 36-ounce Louisville Slugger. He should run like the wind and throw boysenberries through brick. He should come from California." Steve Wulf, Sports Illustrated, 1981. So how was it that a pudgy 19-year-old Mexican left-handed pitcher from a remote village in the Sonoran desert, unable to speak a word of English, could sell out stadiums across America and become a rock star overnight? In Fernando Nation, Mexican-born and Los Angeles-raised director Cruz Angeles traces the history of a community that was torn apart when Dodger Stadium was built in Chavez Ravine and then revitalized by one of the most captivating pitching phenoms baseball has ever seen. Nicknamed "El Toro" by his fans, Fernando Valenzuela ignited a fire that spread from LA to New York -- and beyond. He vaulted himself onto the prime-time stage and proved with his signature look to the heavens and killer screwball that the American dream was not reserved for those born on U.S. soil. In this layered look at the myth and the man, Cruz Angeles recalls the euphoria around Fernando's arrival and probes a phenomenon that transcended baseball for many Mexican-Americans. Fernando Valenzuela himself opens up to share his perspective on this very special time. Even 20 years later, "Fernandomania" lives.
Mike Brito ... Himself

Stanley M. Brooks ... Himself (as Stan Brooks)
Al Campanis ... Himself (archive footage)
Henry Cisneros ... Himself

Oscar De La Hoya ... Himself
Don Drysdale ... Himself (archive footage)

Al Ferrara ... Himself
Paul Haddad ... Himself
Orel Hershiser ... Himself

Dolores Huerta ... Herself

Tommy Lasorda ... Himself
Stu Nahan ... Himself (archive footage)
Mike Scioscia ... Himself

Vin Scully ... Himself (archive footage) (voice)

Bobby Valentine ... Himself
Fernando Valenzuela ... Himself

Johnny Carson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Joseph McCarthy ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 28: Marion Jones: Press Pause

2 November 2010
Few athletes in Olympic history have reached such heights and depths as Marion Jones. After starring at the University of North Carolina and winning gold at the 1997 and '99 World Track and Field Championships, her rise to the top culminated at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia. There, she captivated the world with her beauty, style and athletic dominance as she sprinted and jumped to three gold medals and two bronze. Eventually, though, her accomplishments and her reputation would be tarnished. For years, Jones denied the increasing speculation that she used performance-enhancing drugs. But in October 2007, she finally admitted what so many had long suspected -- that she had indeed used steroids. Jones was sentenced to six months in prison for lying to federal investigators and soon saw her Olympic achievements disqualified. Now a free woman, Jones is running in a new direction in life and taking time to reflect.
Kevin Blackistone ... Himself

Marion Jones ... Herself

Edwin Moses ... Himself
Kelly Naqi ... Herself
Rich Nichols ... Himself
Ron Rapoport ... Himself
William C. Rhoden ... Himself
Nolan Richardson ... Himself

John Singleton ... Himself

Regis Philbin ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Kelly Ripa ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 29: The Best That Never Was

9 November 2010
In 1981, college athletic recruiting changed forever as a dozen big-time football programs sat waiting for the decision by a physically powerful and lightning-quick high school running back named Marcus Dupree. On his way to eclipsing Herschel Walker's record for the most touchdowns in high school history, Dupree attracted recruiters from schools in every major conference to his hometown of Philadelphia, Miss. More than a decade removed from being a flashpoint in the civil-rights struggle, Philadelphia was once again thrust back into the national spotlight. Dupree took the attention in stride, and committed to Oklahoma. What followed, though, was a forgettable college career littered with conflict, injury and oversized expectations. Eight-time Emmy Award winner Jonathan Hock examined why this star burned out so young and how he ultimately used football to redeem himself.
Fred Akers ... Himself
Mick Cornett ... Himself
Marcus Dupree ... Himself

Anthony Mackie ... Narrator (voice)
Barry Switzer ... Himself
Randy Vataha ... Himself
John Walton ... Breakers Quarterback (archive footage)

Tom Brokaw ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bryant Gumbel ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Martin Luther King ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Dan Rather ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
John Robinson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 30: Pony Excess

11 December 2010
SMU puts together the best football team in America during the early 1980s with the help of bribes and payoffs, until the NCAA gives the team the "Death Penalty"--a sanction from which the team has yet to competitively recover.
Fred Akers ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Anderson ... Himself - SMU Defensive Tackle
Ken Andrews ... Himself - SMU Booster
Harvey Armstrong ... Himself
Marilyn Arps ... Herself (archive footage)
Skip Bayless ... Himself
Dan Beebe ... Himself - NCAA Investigator
David Berst ... Himself - NCAA Director of Enforcement
Cash Birdwell ... Himself - SMU Trainer
Sherwood Blount ... Himself - SMU Booster (archive footage)
Michael Bowen ... Himself - SMU Wide Receiver
Gil Brandt ... Himself
James E. Brooks ... Himself - SMU Interim President 1980 (as Dr. James E. Brooks)
Paul 'Bear' Bryant ... Himself (archive footage)
Robin Buddecke ... Himself - SMU Booster
Pete Carroll ... Himself (archive footage)
Bo Carter ... Himself - SWC Public Relations
Michael Carter ... Himself - SMU Defensive Lineman
Bill Clements ... Himself - SMU Chairman
Bobby Collins ... Himself
Chuck Cooperstein ... Himself
Bill Deore ... Himself - Dallas Morning News

Eric Dickerson ... Himself
Viola Dickerson ... Herself (archive footage)

Patrick Duffy ... Narrator (voice)
Reggie Dupard ... Himself
Steve Endicott ... Himself - SMU Assistant Coach
Christopher Exline ... Himself - Student Senate Member (archive footage)
Mike Ford ... Himself - SMU Quarterback
Clement Fox ... Himself
Randy Galloway ... Himself
Mitch Glieber ... Himself - SMU Wide Receiver
Forrest Gregg ... Himself
Dale Hansen ... Himself
Teresa Hawthorne ... Herself - SMU Counselor (archive footage)
Bob Hitch ... Himself - SMU Athletic Director (archive footage)
Norm Hitzges ... Himself
Doug Hollie ... Himself - SMU Defensive End
Lou Holtz ... Himself
James K. Hopkins ... Himself - SMU History Professor (as Dr. James K. Hopkins)
Leroy Howe ... Himself - SMU Faculty Senate President (archive footage)
William Hutchison ... Himself - SMU Chairman of the Board of Governors
Keith Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)
Craig James ... Himself
June Jones ... Himself
Rod Jones ... Himself - SMU Defensive Back
Richard Justice ... Himself

John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)

Marklen Kennedy ... Himself
Brett Kershaw ... Himself
Tom Landry ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Lapchick ... Himself
Bobby Leach ... Himself - SMU Wide Receiver
Verne Lundquist ... Himself

Dan Marino ... Himself (archive footage)
David Matula ... Himself - SMU Faculty
Phil McAllister ... Himself - Mustang Barbers Owner
Lance McIlhenny ... Himself
Jim McMahon ... Himself (archive footage)
David McNabb ... Himself - Dallas Morning News

Don Meredith ... Himself (archive footage)
Ron Meyer ... Himself
Scott Murray ... Himself - NBC 5 Dallas

Brent Musburger ... Himself
Gerry Oher ... Himself
Henry Lee Parker ... Himself - SMU Administrative Assistant (archive footage)
Vinita Lee Piper ... Herself (archive footage)
A. Kenneth Pye ... Himself - SMU President
Albert Reese ... Himself - SMU Tight End (archive footage)
Jeff Reinebold ... Himself - SMU Assistant Coach
Chris Rentzel ... Himself - SMU Booster
George Riba ... Himself - WFAA Dallas
David Richards ... Himself
Danny Robbins ... Himself - Dallas Times Herald
Pepper Rodgers ... Himself (archive footage)
Mike Romo ... Himself - SMU Quarterback
Emmanuel Sanders ... Himself - SMU Wide Receiver
Rusty Setzer ... Himself - Notre Dame Wide Receiver
Brad Sham ... Himself
Bob Sharp ... Himself - SMU Booster
L. Donald Shields ... Himself - SMU President (archive footage)
Doug Single ... Himself - SMU Athletic Director (archive footage)
William Stallcup ... Himself - Acting SMU President
David Stanley ... Himself - SMU Linebacker (archive footage)
Dawn Stanley ... Herself - David's Mother
Roger Staubach ... Himself (archive footage)
Orsini Steve ... Himself - SMU Athletic Director
John Stollenwerck ... Himself - SMU Quarterback (archive footage)
Sean Stopperich ... Himself (archive footage)
Barry Switzer ... Himself (archive footage)
Grant Teaff ... Himself
R. Gerald Turner ... Himself - SMU President
Bobby Watters ... Himself - SMU Quarterback
Ricky Watters ... Himself - Notre Dame Running Back
David Whitford ... Himself - Author
Steve Wilensky ... Himself - Fundraiser
D. Alan Williams ... Himself - NCAA Committe on Infractions
Gerry York ... Himself - SMU Football Historian

Tom Brokaw ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

George Bush ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Walter Cronkite ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bryant Gumbel ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Brit Hume ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Forrest Sawyer ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Maria Shriver ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Broke

2 October 2012
According to a 2009 Sports Illustrated article, 60 percent of former NBA players are broke within five years of retirement. By the time they have been retired for two years, 78% of former NFL players have gone bankrupt or are under financial stress. Sucked into bad investments, stalked by freeloaders, saddled with medical problems, and naturally prone to showing off, many pro athletes get shocked by harsh economic realities after years of living the high life. Drawing surprisingly vulnerable confessions from retired stars like Keith McCants, Bernie Kosar and Andre Rison, as well as Marvin Miller, the former executive director of the MLB Players Association, this fascinating documentary digs into the psychology of men whose competitive nature can carry them to victory on the field and ruin off it. Director Billy Corben (The U, Cocaine Cowboys, Limelight) paints a complex picture of the many forces that drain athletes' bank accounts, placing some of the blame on the culture at large while still holding these giants accountable for their own hubris. A story of the dark side of success, "Broke," is an allegory for the financial woes haunting economies and individuals all over the world.
Homer Bush ... Himself
Ed Butowsky ... Himself
Dan Charnas ... Himself
Murray Chass ... Himself
Herman Edwards ... Himself
Shelly Finkel ... Himself
Cliff Floyd ... Himself
Ron Insana ... Himself
Bernie Kosar ... Himself
Eugene Lockhart ... Himself
Rob Love ... Himself
Robin Lyon ... Herself (as Robin 'Boss' Lyon)
Jamal Mashburn ... Himself
Marvin Miller ... Himself
Keith McCants ... Himself
Joe Nocera ... Himself
Stephanie Ogbogu ... Herself
Andre Rison ... Himself
Darren Rovell ... Himself
Sean Salisbury ... Himself

Curt Schilling ... Himself

Bart Scott ... Himself
Leon Searcy ... Himself
Mori Taheripour ... Herself
Pablo Torre ... Himself
Winfred Tubbs ... Himself
Dan Wasserman ... Himself
Dante Wesley ... Himself
Reggie Wilkes ... Himself

Vikki Ziegler ... Herself

Kenny Anderson ... Himself (archive footage)

Carmelo Anthony ... Himself (archive footage)

La La Anthony ... Herself (archive footage)

Charles Barkley ... Himself (archive footage)

Maria Bartiromo ... Herself (archive footage)
Troy Bell ... Himself (archive footage)
Arrelious Benn ... Himself (archive footage)

Ed Bradley ... Himself (archive footage)
Aaron Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
Ray Buchanan ... Himself (archive footage)
Vince Carter ... Himself (archive footage)

Bill Clinton ... Himself (archive footage)
Lindsay Czarniak ... Herself (archive footage)

John Daly ... Himself (archive footage)
Antonio Davis ... Himself (archive footage)

Dick Enberg ... Himself (voice)

Charles Gibson ... Himself (archive footage)
Travis Henry ... Himself (archive footage)

Evander Holyfield ... Himself (archive footage)
Brad Hopkins ... Himself (archive footage)

Magic Johnson ... Himself (archive footage)
June Jones ... Himself (archive footage)

Michael Jordan ... Himself (archive footage)

Spike Lee ... Himself (archive footage)

Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes ... Herself (archive footage)
Darren McCarty ... Himself (archive footage)
Gerald McClellan ... Himself (archive footage)
Tracy McGrady ... Himself (archive footage)
Art Modell ... Himself (archive footage)

Terrell Owens ... Himself (archive footage)
Mary Pierce ... Herself (archive footage)

Dennis Rodman ... Himself (archive footage)

Warren Sapp ... Himself (archive footage)

Snoop Dogg ... Himself (archive footage)
Latrell Sprewell ... Himself (archive footage)

Michael Strahan ... Himself (archive footage)

Darryl Strawberry ... Himself (archive footage)
Bert Randolph Sugar ... Himself (archive footage)
Kathleen Sullivan ... Herself (archive footage)
Paul Tagliabue ... Himself (archive footage)

Mike Tyson ... Himself (archive footage)
Nick Van Exel ... Himself (archive footage)
Stuart Varney ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Vick ... Himself (archive footage)
Antoine Walker ... Himself (archive footage)
Ty Warren ... Himself (archive footage)

Tiger Woods ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 2, Episode 2: 9.79*

9 October 2012
In the history of the Olympics, there's never been a controversy quite like what ensued over the 100 meter race at Seoul in 1988. The match brought together Carl Lewis (USA) and Ben Johnson (Canada) who had been fierce competitors. Lewis was known as a savvy careerist who became an American hero at the previous Los Angeles Olympics. Johnson was his chief rival, considered an underdog due to his recovery from a pulled hamstring. In less than 10 seconds, Johnson edged out in front of Lewis to win the Seoul race. But that wasn't the end. Three days later, in a reversal of fortune, the Olympic committee announced that Johnson had failed a drug test, losing his medal to Lewis in disgrace. A mystery still shrouds the race. Was Johnson exceptional in his drug usage or merely the fall guy for a widespread practice? Six of the eight finalists in the 1988 race have since been implicated for drugs -- although some still deny any wrongdoing. Filmmaker Daniel Gordon, digs into the controversy, conducting extensive interviews with Lewis and Johnson as well as their competitors, coaches and Olympic insiders. He uncovers layers of intrigue, deception and favoritism that change our perception of the way this story has previously been told. The Seoul race wound up being the world's wake-up call to drugs in sports. Now the problem runs rampant throughout professional and amateur athletics. As drug-testing gets more sophisticated, so do means of evading it. This powerful story forces us to question what we expect from our athletes as they pursue records in the name of national pride. This story from the past is vital to understanding the future of sports.
Don Catlin ... Himself (as Dr. Don Catlin)
Linford Christie ... Himself
Robson da Silva ... Himself
Joe Douglas ... Himself

David Harewood ... Himself - Narrator
John Hoberman ... Himself (as Dr. John Hoberman)
Angella Issajenko ... Herself
André Action Jackson ... Himself
Ben Johnson ... Himself

Carl Lewis ... Himself
Dennis Mitchell ... Himself
Mary Ormsby ... Herself
Dick Pound ... Himself
Calvin Smith ... Himself
Raymond Stewart ... Himself
Robert Voy ... Himself (as Dr. Robert Voy)
Desai Williams ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 3: There's No Place Like Home

16 October 2012
On December 10, 2010, Sotheby's auctioned off what could be considered the most important historical document in sports history -- James Naismith's original rules of basketball. "There's No Place Like Home" is the story of one man's fanatical quest to win this seminal American artifact at auction and bring the rules "home" to Lawrence, Kansas, where Naismith coached and taught for over 40 years.
Jay Bilas ... Himself

Larry Brown ... Himself
Seth Davis ... Himself
Curley Neal ... Himself
Bill Self ... Himself
Roy Williams ... Himself
Alexander Wolff ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 4: Benji

23 October 2012
In 1984, Chicago was in the heady grip of a Black Renaissance. Harold Washington was mayor, Michael Jordan had just signed with the Bulls, Oprah Winfrey was hosting a local morning show, and on the South Side a young man named Ben Wilson was the most talked-about basketball prospect in a city that was known for its great hoops talent. Handsome, gentle and magnetic, Ben Wilson's magical ability on the court was matched by his popularity in his school and neighborhood. In his junior year, he led Simeon High School to its first state championship. And that summer, he was named America's number-one high school basketball player by the nation's leading talent scouts. Then, on the eve of his senior season, the career of this exceptional youngster was abruptly and tragically cut short. Ben's grim fate sent ripples of horror through the city and the country. BENJI tells the story of a legend who might've been.
Ray Van Ness III ... Narrator (voice)

Season 2, Episode 5: Ghosts of Ole Miss

30 October 2012
In the fall of 1962, a dramatic series of events made Civil Rights history and changed a way of life. On the eve of James Meredith becoming the first African-American to attend class at the University of Mississippi, the campus erupted into a night of rioting between those opposed to the integration of the school and those trying to enforce it. Before the rioting ended, the National Guard and Federal troops were called in to put an end to the violence and enforce Meredith's rights as an American citizen. Two people died and hundreds more were injured during the riots. Against this backdrop, the University of Mississippi football team was in the early stages of what would prove to be an unprecedented season in school history. Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Fritz Mitchell, "Ghosts of Ole Miss" explores the intersection of that football team with the Civil Rights history being made on campus. Told through the perspective of writer and Mississippi native Wright Thompson, the film explores the tumultuous events that not only continue to shape the state half a century later, but also led to his discovery of a personal family connection to the story.
Kendel Carson ... Herself
James Meredith ... Himself

Dan Rather ... Himself
Wright Thompson ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 6: You Don't Know Bo: The Legend of Bo Jackson

8 December 2012
A close look at Bo Jackson, a sports hero of mythical proportions, and how the "Bo Knows" Nike campaign shaped how the world perceived him. Without winning a Super Bowl or World Series, or even having what some consider a "great" career in either sport, Bo will be forever be known as one of the greatest and most famous athletes of all time. This film will look at the marketing of athletes, impossible expectations and the legend of Bo Jackson.
James Andrews ... Himself (as Dr. James Andrews)
Dickie Atchison ... Himself
Hal Baird ... Himself

Brian Bosworth ... Himself (archive footage)
Terry Brasseale ... Himself
George Brett ... Himself
Steve Carlton ... Himself (archive footage)
Thomas Clarke ... Himself
Pat Dye ... Himself

Boomer Esiason ... Himself

Mike Greenberg ... Himself
Mark Gubicza ... Himself
Tinker Hatfield ... Himself
Mark Heisler ... Himself
David Housel ... Himself

Bo Jackson ... Himself
Bomani Jones ... Himself
Dick Kaegel ... Himself
Chuck Klosterman ... Himself
Howie Long ... Himself
Lynn Merritt ... Himself
Curt Nelson ... Himself
Rick Reuschel ... Himself (archive footage)

Harold Reynolds ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Riswold ... Himself
Jeremy Schaap ... Himself
Art Stewart ... Himself
Mark Thomashow ... Himself
Ray Van Ness III ... Narrator (voice)
Michael Weinreb ... Himself
Marcellus Wiley ... Himself
Wade Boggs ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Bob Boone ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bo Diddley ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Jim Everett ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kirk Gibson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Wayne Gretzky ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Michael Jordan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Spike Lee ... Mars Blackmon (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bob Ley ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Don Mattingly ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

John McEnroe ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Mark McGwire ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kirby Puckett ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Cal Ripken ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Vin Scully ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 7: Survive and Advance

17 March 2013
Follows the life of Valvano. It includes reflections by some players many years later.
Benny Anders ... Himself (archive footage)
Red Auerbach ... Himself (archive footage)
Thurl Bailey ... Himself
Lorenzo Charles ... Himself (archive footage)
Stu Coman ... Himself - Wolfpacker Publisher
Dave Didion ... Himself - NCAA Investigator

Clyde Drexler ... Himself (archive footage)
Charles 'Lefty' Driesell ... Himself

Patrick Ewing ... Himself (archive footage)
Terry Gannon ... Himself
Reid Gettys ... Himself
Sidney Green ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Harrick ... Himself - Coach
Lou Holtz ... Himself (archive footage)

Michael Jordan ... Himself (archive footage)

Mike Krzyzewski ... Himself
Guy Lewis ... Himself (archive footage)

Bob Ley ... Himself (archive footage)
Sidney Lowe ... Himself
Cozell McQueen ... Himself
Larry Micheaux ... Himself (archive footage)
Chris Mullin ... Himself (archive footage)
Ernie Myers ... Himself
Dave Odom ... Himself - Coach

Hakeem Olajuwon ... Himself
Sam Perkins ... Himself (archive footage)
Max Perry ... Himself
David Rose ... Himself
Ralph Sampson ... Himself
Norm Sloan ... Himself - Coach (archive footage)
Dean Smith ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Stockton ... Himself (archive footage)
Pam Strasser ... Herself (as Pam Valvano Strasser)
Dan Suttle ... Himself
Jerry Tarkanian ... Himself (archive footage)
Caulton Tudor ... Himself - Raleigh Times
Sonny Vaccaro ... Himself
Jim Valvano ... Himself (archive footage)

Dick Vitale ... Himself
Mike Warren ... Himself
Dereck Whittenburg ... Himself
Roy Williams ... Himself
Othell Wilson ... Himself (archive footage)
Morgan Wootten ... Himself - Coach (archive footage)
Michael Young ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 2, Episode 8: Elway to Marino

23 April 2013
In the spring of 1983, a new generation of superstars was poised to enter the NFL. Six quarterbacks were selected in the first round of that draft - still the most ever. Elway to Marino explores this landmark draft.

Tom Selleck ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Ernie Accorsi ... Himself
Bruce Allen ... Himself - Chicago Blitz GM
Howard Balzer ... Himself (archive footage)

Chris Berman ... Himself
Todd Blackledge ... Himself

Terry Bradshaw ... Himself (archive footage)
Gil Brandt ... Himself
Joe Browne ... Himself - NFL Director of Information
Chuck Connor ... Himself - Dolphins Director of Personnel
Jimbo Covert ... Himself
Al Davis ... Himself (archive footage)
Len Dawson ... Himself (archive footage)
Marvin Demoff ... Himself
Tony Eason ... Himself (archive footage)
Jack Elway ... Himself (archive footage)

John Elway ... Himself
Dan Fouts ... Himself (archive footage)
Fred Gaudelli ... Himself - 1983 Draft Stage Manager
Jack Ham ... Himself (archive footage)
John Hannah ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Heffernan ... Himself
Bill Hillgrove
Chris Hinton ... Himself
Gary Hughes ... Himself - Yankees Scout
Robert Irsay ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Kelly ... Himself
Bill Kenney ... Himself (archive footage)
Gene Klein ... Himself (archive footage)
Frank Kush ... Himself (archive footage)
Jack Lambert ... Himself (archive footage)
Tom Landry ... Himself (archive footage)
Howie Long ... Himself (archive footage)
John Mackovic ... Himself (archive footage)
Sal Marchiano ... Himself (archive footage)

Dan Marino ... Himself
Ron Meyer ... Himself
Don Mosebar ... Himself
Chuck Noll ... Himself (archive footage)
Ken O'Brien ... Himself
Norm Pollom ... Himself - Buffalo Bills VP
Dan Reeves ... Himself
Gabe Rivera ... Himself (archive footage)
Art Rooney Jr. ... Himself
Pete Rozelle ... Himself (archive footage)
Don Shula ... Himself
Rick Smith ... Himself - San Diego PR Director
Roger Staubach ... Himself (archive footage)
Leigh Steinberg ... Himself
Patrick Sullivan ... Himself - Patriots GM
Don Weiss ... Himself - NFL Executive Director
Ron Wolf ... Himself - Raiders Director of Personnel
Paul Zimmerman ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 2, Episode 9: Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau

1 October 2013
Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau chronicles the remarkable life and times of the late Eddie Aikau, the legendary Hawaiian big wave surfer, pioneering lifeguard and ultimately doomed crew member of the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokulea. With its rich combination of archival imagery, dramatic reenactments, contemporary interviews and meticulously researched historical source material Hawaiian is a compelling examination of the tragic decline and extraordinary rebirth of the Hawaiian culture as personified by a native son whose dynamic life and heroic death served as inspiration to an entire spiritual movement.

Josh Brolin ... Himself - Narrator
Eddie Aikau ... Himself (archive footage)
Clyde Aikau ... Himself - Eddie's Brother
Myra Aikau ... Herself - Eddie's Sister
Sol Aikau ... Himself - Eddie's Brother
Jonathan Osorio ... Himself - Professor Hawaiian School of Knowledge (as Dr. Jonathan Osorio)
Isaiah Walker ... Himself - Professor of History (as Dr. Isaiah Walker)

Greg Noll ... Himself - Big Wave Pioneer
Ricky Grigg ... Himself - Big Wave Pioneer (as Dr. Ricky Grigg)
Matt Warshaw ... Himself - Author 'The History of Surfing'
Kealoha Kaio ... Himself (archive footage)
Ben Aipa ... Himself - Legendary Surfer / Surfboard Shaper
Kimo Hollinger ... Himself - Hawaiian Big Wave Pioneer
Fred Hemmings ... Himself - 1968 World Surfing Champion (as Sen. Fred Hemmings)
Nainoa Thompson ... Himself - Director Polynesian Voyaging Society
Reno Abellira ... Himself - Hawaiian Surf Champion
Linda Ipsen ... Herself - Eddie's Wife
Brian L. Keaulana ... Himself - Lifeguard / Water Safety Expert (as Brian Keaulana)
Ken Bradshaw ... Himself - Big Wave Surfer
Jeff Hakman ... Himself - Champion Surfer
Big Bill Pierce ... Himself - Aikau Family Friend
Mark Richards ... Himself (archive footage) (as Mark 'M.R.' Richards)
Ian Cairns ... Himself (archive footage)
Wayne Bartholomew ... Himself - 1978 World Surfing Champion (as Wayne 'Rabbit' Bartholomew)
Shaun Tomson ... Himself - 1977 World Surfing Champion
Ben Finney ... Himself - Anthropologist, University of Hawaii (as Dr. Ben Finney)

Marion Lyman-Mercereau ... Herself - 1978 Hokule'a Crew Member
Kamalu Rosa ... Eddie Aikau
David Kainui Foster ... Young Eddie Aikau
Jacob Apilando ... Young Clyde Aikau
Shannon Buckland ... Marion Lyman-Mersereau

Matty Liu ... Nainoa Thompson
Bryan Gallow ... Wayne 'Rabbit' Bartholomew
Zane Aikau ... Additional Cast
Addison Arquette ... Additional Cast (as Addison John Arquette)
Alijah Arquette ... Additional Cast
Athens Arquette ... Additional Cast
Rockwell K. Canon ... Additional Cast
Brandon Duhaylonsod ... Additional Cast
David Kalani Foster ... Additional Cast
Jason Magallanes ... Additional Cast
Stephanie Mau ... Additional Cast
Tapa Worthington ... Additional Cast

Season 2, Episode 10: Free Spirits

8 October 2013
When the NBA merged with the American Basketball Association in 1976, four ABA franchises joined the more established league - the Nets, Nuggets, Pacers and Spurs.

Season 2, Episode 11: No Más

15 October 2013
In the midst of boxing's contemporary golden age -­ the 1980's -­ stood two fighters who established a captivating rivalry; Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran.

Christie Brinkley ... Herself

Mike Tyson ... Himself

Jane Pauley ... Herself (archive footage)
Howard Cosell ... Himself (archive footage)

Tom Brokaw ... Himself (archive footage)

Sugar Ray Leonard ... Himself

Don King ... Himself (archive footage)
Roberto Durán ... Himself
Emanuel Steward ... Himself (archive footage)

Angelo Dundee ... Himself (archive footage)
Thomas Hearns ... Himself (archive footage)
John Iacono ... Himself
Felicidad Durán ... Herself
Ray Leonard Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Bob Arum ... Himself
Ray Arcel ... Himself (archive footage)
Juanita Wilkinson ... Herself
Michael Marley ... Himself
Steve Farhood ... Himself
Sal Marchiano ... Himself
Jose Sulaiman ... Himself
Ricardo Martinelli ... Himself
Juan Carlos Tapia ... Himself
Charles Brotman ... Himself
Carlos Lewis ... Himself
Octavio Meyran ... Himself
Stephanie Arcel ... Herself
Catherine Mackin ... Herself (archive footage)
Roger Leonard ... Himself
Luis Henriquez ... Himself (archive footage)
Gustavo Perez ... Himself
Mike Trainer ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 12: Big Shot

22 October 2013
In 1996, the once-dominant New York Islanders were in serious trouble. Lousy performance and poor management were driving away the hockey franchise's loyal fan base. The team hit bottom. Then along came a Dallas businessman named John Spano, who swooped in and agreed to buy the team for 165 million dollars. Things began to look up for the Islanders - way up. But it was all smoke and mirrors. Big Shot goes inside an extraordinary scandal that engulfed the Islanders. Featuring the only interview Spano has ever given about the Islanders deal, this film is an unforgettable tale of a dream that became a lie - and how a scam of such epic proportions initially went undetected.
Vanessa Jova ... Gold Digger
Rick Pugliese ... Himself

Paul Weissman ... John Spano

Season 2, Episode 13: This Is What They Want

29 October 2013
When Jimmy Connors arrived in New York for the 1991 U.S. Open, the one-time tennis superstar was 8 years removed from his last Grand Slam singles title, ranked 174th in the world and approaching his 39th birthday. Not exactly a recipe for success. But on the verge of a quick first-round exit, Connors suddenly and unexpectedly re-captured the magic, embarking on a stirring and extraordinary run than included an epic contest with Aaron Krickstein on his way to the semifinals. This is What They Want not only illuminates this highly improbably march past a series of talented and youthful adversaries, it also explores how Connors became a polarizing and provocative personality who helped make tennis a high-octane spectator sport.

Season 2, Episode 14: Bernie and Ernie

5 November 2013
Bernard King arrived to Knoxville, he was only the third African American ever to play for the Vols' varsity team. By the time he left he was a legend. In his freshman year he dazzled fans in Knoxville, and with talented teammate Ernie Grunfeld, gained national acclaim as part of what was known as "The Ernie and Bernie Show". King was a three time SEC player of the year, a consensus All-American in 1977 and drafted by the New Jersey Nets in the first round. We will learn about King's strict upbringing in Brooklyn, New York, the success he enjoyed and the challenges he faced at the University of Tennessee, and the obstacles he overcame in the NBA as he looked to live up to the promise of his college career. "It may sound egotistical to say, but I never surprised myself-or almost never-because I prepared to be successful. When it all came together, I was the best in the game." Bernard King

Chuck D. ... Narrator

Season 2, Episode 15: Youngstown Boys

14 December 2013
Youngstown Boys is a feature documentary exploring class and power dynamics in college sports through the parallel, interconnected journeys of Maurice Clarett and Jim Tressel. These two stars emerged from opposite sides of the tracks in Youngstown, Ohio. They joined together for a magic season at Ohio State University in 2002 and a national championship. Shortly thereafter, Clarett was banished from college football and began a downward spiral that ended with a prison term. Tressel continued at Ohio State for another eight years before his career there also ended in scandal. Now, both Youngstown Boys are attempting to reinvent themselves and resurrect their lives.

Season 2, Episode 16: The Price of Gold

16 January 2014
The world couldn't keep its eyes off two athletes at the 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer - Nancy Kerrigan, the elegant brunette and Tonya Harding, the feisty blonde engulfed in scandal. Just weeks before the Olympics on January 6, 1994 at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Kerrigan was stunningly clubbed on the right knee by an unknown assailant and left wailing, "Why, why, why?" As the bizarre "why" mystery unraveled, it was revealed that Harding's ex-husband, Jeff Gillooly, had plotted the attack with his misfit friends to literally eliminate Kerrigan from the competition. Now two decades later, The Price of Gold takes a fresh look at the worldwide spectacle that elevated the popularity of professional figure skating and has Harding still facing questions over what she knew when she knew it.

Oksana Baiul ... Herself (archive footage)
Mahlon Bradley ... Himself (archive footage)
Vincent Buscemi ... Himself - Physical Therapist
Connie Chung ... Herself - CBS News Anchor (also archive footage)

Darin De Paul ... Narrator
Shawn Eckardt ... Himself (archive footage)
Peggy Fleming ... Herself (archive footage)
Norman Frink ... Himself - DA
Jeff Gillooly ... Himself (archive footage)
Lavona Golden ... Herself (archive footage)

Dorothy Hamill ... Herself (archive footage)

Scott Hamilton ... Himself

Tonya Harding ... Herself (also archive footage)
Cindy Adams Harrison ... Herself - Sports Psychologist

Sonja Henie ... Herself (archive footage)

Nancy Kerrigan ... Herself (archive footage)
John King ... Himself - FBI Investigator

Larry King ... Himself (archive footage)
Tony Kornheiser ... Himself

Michelle Kwan ... Herself (archive footage)
Sandra Luckow ... Herself - Friend

Mark Lund ... Himself - Founder (International Figure Skating Magazine)
Vicki Mills-O'Donnell ... Herself - Choreographer
Michael Pliska ... Himself
John Powers ... Himself - Boston Globe Reporter
Diane Rawlinson ... Herself - Coach (archive footage)

Diane Sawyer ... Herself (archive footage)
Ann Schatz ... Herself - Portland TV Reporter
Evy Scotvold ... Himself
Mary Scotvold ... Herself
Derrick Smith ... Himself (archive footage)
Jerry Solomon ... Himself
Shane Stant ... Himself (archive footage)
Dody Teachman ... Herself - Harding's Coach - 1991
Paul Wylie ... Himself - 1992 Olympic Silver Medalist (also archive footage)

Kristi Yamaguchi ... Herself (archive footage)

Season 2, Episode 17: Requiem for the Big East

16 March 2014
30 for 30 Present: Requiem For The Big East chronicles the meteoric ascension of the Big East conference, and how in less than a decade, it became the most successful college basketball league in America.

Giancarlo Esposito ... Narrator (voice)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Himself (archive footage) (as Lew Alcindor)
Michael Adams ... Himself (archive footage)
Red Auerbach ... Himself (archive footage)
Marvin Barnes ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Boeheim ... Himself

Tom Brokaw ... Himself (archive footage)
Fred Brown ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Calhoun ... Himself - UConn Coach
Lou Carnesecca ... Hmself - Former St. John's Head Coach
Howard Cosell ... Himself (archive footage)
John DeGioia ... Himself - Georgetown President (as Jack DeGioia)
Ernie DiGregorio ... Himself (archive footage)
Dave Duffy ... Himself - Duffay and Shanley PR

Patrick Ewing ... Himself
Dave Gavitt ... Himself (archive footage)
Mike Gorman ... Himself
Michael Graham ... Himself - Georgetown Player (archive footage)
Andre Hawkins ... Himself - Syracuse Player (archive footage)
Michael Jackson ... Himself - Georgetown Player (archive footage)
Jack Kaiser ... Himself - St. Johns Athletic Director
Lee Leonard ... Himself (archive footage)

Bob Ley ... Himself (archive footage)
Rollie Massimino ... Himself
Tom Mees ... Himself (archive footage)
Chris Mullin ... Himself

Brent Musburger ... Himself (archive footage)
Tom Odjakjian ... Himself - ESPN
Dick Paparo ... Himself - Referee (archive footage)
Joe Paterno ... Himself (archive footage)
Charles Pierce ... Himself - Boston Herald
Ed Pinckney ... Himself
Rick Pitino ... Himself
Bill Raftery ... Himself

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Reynolds ... Himself
Frank Rienzo ... Himself - Georgetown Athletic Director
Gene Smith ... Himself (archive footage)
Tom Snyder ... Himself (archive footage)
Dick Stockton ... Himself (archive footage)
John Thompson III ... Himself
John Thompson ... Himself
Michael Tranghese ... Himself (as Mike Tranghese)
Sonny Vaccaro ... Himself
Ray Van Ness III ... Narrator (voice)
Michael Vechesky ... Himself - ESPN Camera Operator
Dwayne Washington ... Himself (as Dwayne 'Pearl' Washington)
Michael Wilbon ... Himself
Kevin Williams ... Himself - St. Johns Player (archive footage)
David Wingate ... Himself - Georgetown Player
Andrew Zimbalist ... Himself - Economist

Season 2, Episode 18: Bad Boys

17 April 2014
The Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s and early '90s seemed willing to do anything to win. That characteristic made them loved -- and hated. It earned them the title: Bad Boys.

Kid Rock ... Narrator (voice)
Mike Abdenour ... Himself
Mark Aguirre ... Himself

Marv Albert ... Himself (voice) (archive sound)

Mitch Albom ... Himself
Len Berman ... Himself (archive footage)

Larry Bird ... Himself (archive footage)
Rolando Blackman ... Himself (archive footage)
George Blaha ... Himself
Bryan Burwell ... Himself
Chuck Daly ... Himself (archive footage)
Cydney Daly ... Herself
Adrian Dantley ... Himself

Clyde Drexler ... Himself
Joe Dumars ... Himself

Dick Ebersol ... Himself
James Edwards ... Himself

Patrick Ewing ... Himself
Terry Foster ... Himself
Horace Grant ... Himself
A.C. Green ... Himself

Magic Johnson ... Himself (archive footage)
Vinnie Johnson ... Himself

Michael Jordan ... Himself
Bernard King ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Laimbeer ... Himself
Rick Mahorn ... Himself
Brendan Malone ... Himself
Jack McCallum ... Himself
Jack McCloskey ... Himself
Kevin McHale ... Himself
Robert Parish ... Himself (archive footage)

Scottie Pippen ... Himself

Dennis Rodman ... Himself

Jalen Rose ... Himself
Ron Rothstein ... Himself
Bob Ryan ... Himself

John Salley ... Himself
Brendan Shur ... Himself
Sam Smith ... Himself

David Stern ... Himself (as David J. Stern)
Isaiah Thomas ... Himself (as Isiah Thomas)
Bob Thorn ... Himself
Dominique Wilkins ... Himself
Tom Wilson ... Himself

James Worthy ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 19: Slaying the Badger

22 July 2014
Before Lance Armstrong, there was Greg LeMond, who is now the first and only American to win the Tour de France. In this engrossing documentary, LeMond looks back at the pivotal 1986 Tour, and his increasingly vicious rivalry with friend, teammate, and mentor Bernard Hinault. The reigning Tour champion and brutal competitor known as "The Badger," Hinault 'promised' to help LeMond to his first victory, in return for LeMond supporting him in the previous year. But in a sport that purports to reward teamwork, it's really every man for himself.
Bernard Hinault ... Himself

Greg LeMond ... Himself

Season 2, Episode 20: Playing for the Mob

7 October 2014
The mob, including Jimmy Burke, become the focus of a point shaving controversy at Boston College.
Henry Hill ... Himself (archive footage)

Ray Liotta ... Narrator

Season 2, Episode 21: The Day the Series Stopped

12 October 2014
Game three of the 1989 World Series is just underway and a devastating earthquake shakes the Bay Area to its core.

Season 2, Episode 22: When the Garden Was Eden

21 October 2014
In the early 1970s, America was being torn apart by the war in Vietnam, racial unrest in the streets and distrust of the White House. But there was a happy place where men of different backgrounds showed people what could happen when you worked together: yes, Madison Square Garden. In "When the Garden Was Eden," director Michael Rapaport chronicles the glorious and glory years of the New York Knicks, when they made the NBA Finals in three out of four seasons, winning two titles. Stitched together by Red Holzman, the historically mediocre Knicks might have seemed an odd collection of characters: a forward from the rarefied air of Princeton (Bill Bradley), two players from the Jim Crow South (Willis Reed and Walt Frazier), a blue collar guy from Detroit (Dave DeBusschere), a pair of inner city guards (Earl Monroe, Dick Barnett), even a mountain man from Deer Lodge, Montana (Phil Jackson). But by embracing their differences and utilizing their strengths, they showed the NBA-and the world-what it was like to play as a team. That they did it on the stage that New York City provided made it all that much sweeter.

Season 2, Episode 23: Brian and the Boz

28 October 2014
In some ways, Barry Switzer and Brian Bosworth were made for each other. The Oklahoma coach and the linebacker he recruited to play for him were both out-sized personalities who delighted in thumbing their noses at the establishment. And in their three seasons together (1984-86), the unique father-son dynamic resulted in 31 wins and two Orange Bowl victories as Bosworth was awarded the first two Butkus Awards. But then Bosworth's alter ego: "The Boz," took over both their lives and ultimately destroyed their careers. In "Brian and The Boz," Bosworth looks back on the mistakes he made and passes on the lessons he learned to his son. It's a revealing portrait of a man who had and lost it all, and a trip back to a time when enough just wasn't enough.
Fred Akers ... Himself
Bob Barry Jr. ... Himself

Brian Bosworth ... Himself
Foster Bosworth ... Himself (archive footage)
Vicki Bosworth ... Herself
Chip Brown ... Himself - Writer

Mack Brown ... Himself
Tony Casillas ... Himself
J. Brent Clark ... Himself
John DiPasquale ... Himself - Childhood Friend
Todd Dodge ... Himself - Texas Quarterback

John Elway ... Himself (archive footage)
Evan Garwood ... Himself
Gary Gibbs ... Himself
Dale Hansen ... Himself
Rusty Hilger ... Himself
Norm Hitzges ... Himself
Jamelle Holieway ... Himself - OU Quarterback

Bo Jackson ... Himself

Toby Keith ... Himself
Pete Martinelli ... Himself - Former Coach
Mike McCormack ... Himself (archive footage)
Paul Migliazzo ... Himself

Brent Musburger ... Himself
Gerry Oher ... Himself - Reporter

Rick Reilly ... Himself

Jim Ross ... Himself
Billy Sims ... Himself
Barry Switzer ... Himself
Art Thiel ... Himself
Charles Thompson ... Himself - OU Quarterback
Spencer Tillman ... Himself
Berry Tramel ... Himself
Jeff Ward ... Himself - Texas Kicker
Gary Wichard ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 2, Episode 24: Brothers in Exile

4 November 2014
"Brothers in Exile" tells the incredible story of Livan and Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez, who risked their lives to escape Cuba. Livan left first--banking on his status as the hottest young prospect in Cuba he defected via Mexico and signed with the Florida Marlins, for whom he became one of the youngest World Series MVPs in history in 1997. Staying behind was Orlando, who was banned from professional baseball in Cuba for life because he was suspected of having helped Livan escape. Then, on Christmas 1997, an increasingly frustrated and harassed Orlando left Cuba in a small boat. He was stranded on a deserted island for days before being picked up by the U.S. Coast Guard. Less than a year later, "El Duque" was helping pitch the New York Yankees to a world championship, completing a most unlikely journey for two half-brothers who rode their arms to freedom and triumph.

Season 2, Episode 25: Rand University

11 November 2014
Life story of NFL wide receiver Randy Moss who grew up in Rand, West Virginia. Made by filmmaker Marquis Daisy in a journey back to the small town where troubles with the law nearly derailed Moss's career before he landed at Marshall University and began making national headlines on the football field.

Season 2, Episode 26: The U: Part 2

13 December 2014
Produced in 2009 for the 30 for 30 series, "The U" took a look at all that was good and bad about the rise of the University of Miami's football program in the 1980s. But that wasn't the end of the story. "The U Part 2" picks up where the original film left off, with the program trying to recover from the devastation left by NCAA sanctions and scandals that had some calling for the school to drop football. The Hurricanes rose from those ashes to win another national championship, only to face a new controversy when a booster, who made his fortune through a Ponzi scheme, won favor with the program.

Season 2, Episode 27: Of Miracles and Men

8 February 2015
The story of one of the greatest upsets in sports history has been told. Or has it? On a Friday evening in Lake Placid, a plucky band of American collegians stunned the vaunted Soviet national team, 4-3 in the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympic hockey competition. Americans couldn't help but believe in miracles that night, and when the members of Team USA won the gold medal two days later, they became one for the ages. But there was another, unchronicled side to the "Miracle On Ice." The so-called bad guys from America's ideological adversary were in reality good men and outstanding players, forged into the Big Red Machine by the genius and passion of Anatoli Tarasov. There was a reason they seemed unbeatable, especially after routing the Americans in an exhibition the week before the Winter Games began. And there was a certain shame in them having to live the rest of their lives with the results of February 22, 1980.

Viacheslav Fetisov ... Himself - 1980 Soviet hockey player
Vitaly Melik-Karamov ... Himself
Vladimir Myshkin ... Himself - 1980 Soviet hockey player

Vladislav Tretiak ... Himself - 1980 Soviet hockey player

Season 2, Episode 28: I Hate Christian Laettner

15 March 2015
He made perhaps the most dramatic shot in the history of the NCAA basketball tournament. He's the only player to start in four consecutive Final Fours, and was instrumental in Duke winning two national championships. He had looks, smarts and game. So why has Christian Laettner been disliked so intensely by so many for so long? Maybe it was the time he stomped on the chest of a downed player, or the battles he had with his teammates, or a perceived sense of entitlement. But sometimes, perception isn't reality. "I Hate Christian Laettner" will go beyond the polarizing persona to reveal the complete story behind this lightning rod of college basketball. Featuring extensive access to Laettner, previously unseen footage and perspectives from all sides, this film will be a "gloves-off" examination of the man who has been seen by many as the "Blue Devil Himself."

Rob Lowe ... Narrator (voice)

Christian Laettner ... Himself - Duke University Basketball Player (also archive footage)

Dick Vitale ... Himself - ESPN College Basketball Analyst

Mike Krzyzewski ... Himself - Duke University Men's Basketball Coach
Jay Bilas ... Himself - Duke University Assistant Basketball Coach, 1990-'92
Bobby Hurley ... Himself - Duke University Guard, 1989-'93 (also archive footage)
Gene Wojciechowski ... Himself - ESPN.com Senior Writer
Grant Hill ... Himself - Duke University Forward, 1990-'94 (also archive footage)
Doug Collins ... Himself - Coached Christian Laettner in NBA

Jalen Rose ... Himself - University of Michigan Guard, 1990-'94 (also archive footage)

Ken Jeong ... Himself

Ric Flair ... Himself - Professional Wrestler
Ryan McGee ... Himself - ESPN the Magazine Senior Writer
Cherokee Parks ... Himself - Duke University Center, 1991-'95
Peter Rosenberg ... Himself - Producer, 'This Is Why Duke Sucks'
Mark Anthony Neal ... Himself - Duke University Professor
Kathleen Hessert ... Herself - Image Consultant and Brand Manager
Ariel Helwani ... Himself - Journalist, Radio Host
Andy Bagwell ... Himself - Coauthor, 'Duke Sucks'
Jim Calhoun ... Himself - UConn Men's Basketball Coach, 1986-2012 (also archive footage)
Bonnie Laettner ... Herself - Christian Laettner's Mother
Leanne Laettner ... Herself - Christian Laettner's Sister (also archive footage)
George Laettner ... Himself - Christian Laettner's Father
Jim Kramer ... Himself - Christian Laettner's High School Coach
Kevin Flanigan ... Himself - Childhood Friend of Christian Laettner
Christopher Laettner ... Himself - Christian Laettner's Brother (also archive footage) (as Chris Laettner)
Johnny Dawkins ... Himself - Duke University Basketball Player (archive footage)
Danny Ferry ... Himself - Duke University Basketball Player (archive footage)
Brian Davis ... Himself - Duke University Guard, 1988-'92
Michael Eric Dyson ... Himself - Georgetown University Professor
Alonzo Mourning ... Himself - Georgetown University Basketball Player (archive footage)
Anderson Hunt ... Himself - UNLV Basketball Player, 1989-'91 (also archive footage)
Jimmy King ... Himself - University of Michigan Basketball Player, 1991-'95
Mickie Krzyzewski ... Herself - Mike Krzyzewski's Wife (also archive footage)
Eric Montross ... Himself - University of North Carolina Basketball Player, 1990-'94 (also archive footage)
Rod Sellers ... Himself - UConn Basketball Player, 1988-'92 (also archive footage)
Roy Williams ... Himself - University of Kansas Men's Basketball Coach, 1988-2003
Aminu Timberlake ... Himself - University of Kentucky Basketball Player, 1991-'93 (also archive footage)
Sean Woods ... Himself - University of Kentucky Basketball Player (also archive footage)
Mike Brey ... Himself - Duke University Assistant Basketball Coach, 1987-'94

Shaquille O'Neal ... Himself - Louisiana State University Basketball Player (archive footage)
Katie Culpepper ... Herself - Christian Laettner's Sister (also archive footage)
Sidney Lowe ... Himself - Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach (archive footage)
Hubert Davis ... Himself - Former NBA Teammate of Christian Laettner
Maria Taylor ... Herself - ESPN Reporter, Host

Season 2, Episode 29: Sole Man

16 April 2015
Sole Man offers a snap-shot into how America's playground sport became a sophisticated and increasingly soulless business. Meet Sonny Vaccaro, a true original, whose motives and staggering set of relationships played a seminal role in creating the big-money, multimedia, international phenomenon called basketball.

Season 2, Episode 30: Angry Sky

30 July 2015
In 1965, at the height of the space race, Nick Piantanida launched the first civilian space program. A truck driver and exotic pet dealer from New Jersey, Piantanida had no formal training, no college degree and barely enough money to support his devoted wife and their three children. But he had a dream-to take a balloon to the edge of the atmosphere and jump out. If he succeeded, he'd set a world record as he free-fell back to earth for nearly 17 minutes. "Angry Sky" is the story of a man whose dream took him to the edge of space but whose obsession led to his tragic downfall.

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Trojan War

13 October 2015
The rise and fall of USC Trojans football during Pete Carroll's coaching tenure.

Lance Armstrong ... Himself

Reggie Bush ... Himself
Pete Carroll ... Himself
Keith Jackson ... Himself

Michael B. Jordan ... Himself - Narrator

Matt Leinart ... Himself
Petros Papadakis ... Himself
Bill Plaschke ... Himself

John Singleton ... Himself

Snoop Dogg ... Himself
Lawrence Turman ... Himself
LenDale White ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 2: The Prince of Pennsylvania

16 October 2015
This documentary explores the story of the Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their turbulent relationship to the eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont.

Mark Schultz ... Himself - Olympic & Two-Time World Champion 82kg (also archive footage)
John du Pont ... Himself - Convicted Murderer (archive footage)
Taras Wochok ... Himself - John du Pont's Lawyer & Friend
Robbie Calabrese ... Himself - Team Foxcatcher 1986-1996 57kg (also archive footage)
Dan Chaid ... Himself - Team Foxcatcher 1987-1995 90 kg (also archive footage)
Gail Wenk du Pont ... Herself - Du Pont's Ex-Wife (also archive footage)
Dave Schultz ... Himself - Murder Victim (archive footage)
Philip Schultz ... Himself - Mark & Dave's Father
Jeanie Saint Germain ... Herself - Mark & Dave's Mother
Tony Dehaven ... Himself - Team Foxcatcher 1987-1996 74kg

Season 3, Episode 3: The Gospel According to Mac

3 November 2015
Examines Bill McCartney and his sometimes-controversial mixture of football and evangelicalism as Colorado Buffaloes head coach in the 1990s, including a national championship.

William W. Barbour ... Himself
Gary Barnett ... Himself
Mitch Berger ... Himself
Eric Bieniemy ... Himself
Jeff Campbell ... Himself
Gerry Dinardo ... Himself
Jeff Donaldson ... Himself
Christian Fauria ... Himself
Deon Figures ... Himself
Darian Hagan ... Himself
Barry Helton ... Himself
Lou Holtz ... Himself
Bill McCartney ... Himself
Kanavis McGhee ... Himself
Les Miles ... Himself
Mike Pritchard ... Himself
Lee Rouson ... Himself
Joel Steed ... Himself

Kordell Stewart ... Himself
Barry Switzer ... Himself
David Tate ... Himself
Michael Westbrook ... Himself
Solomon Wilcots ... Himself
Alfred Williams ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 4: Chasing Tyson

10 November 2015
Explores the years that Evander Holyfield spent trying to arrange his first fight with Mike Tyson.
Seth Abraham ... Himself (archive footage)
Steve Albert ... Himself (archive footage)
Teddy Atlas ... Himself (archive footage)
Al Bernstein ... Himself (archive footage)
Riddick Bowe ... Himself (archive footage)

Frank Bruno ... Himself (archive footage)

Michael Buffer ... Himself (archive footage)
Eric Clemons ... Himself (archive footage)

Joe Cortez ... Himself (archive footage)
Howard Cosell ... Himself (archive footage)
Bobby Czyz ... Himself (archive footage)
Carlos De Leon ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Dokes ... Himself (archive footage)

Sam Donaldson ... Himself (archive footage)
James 'Buster' Douglas ... Himself (archive footage)
Dan Duva ... Himself (archive footage)

Giselle Fernandez ... Herself (archive footage)

George Foreman ... Himself (archive footage)
Henry Gluck ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Gray ... Himself
Mitch Halpern ... Himself (archive footage)
Benny Hinn ... Himself (archive footage)
Larry Holmes ... Himself (archive footage)

Evander Holyfield ... Himself

Don King ... Himself (archive footage)

Larry King ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Lampley ... Himself (archive footage)
Mills Lane ... Himself (archive footage)

Barry LeBrock ... Himself (archive footage)
Jimmy Lennon Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)

Sugar Ray Leonard ... Himself (archive footage)
Buster Mathis Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
J.D. McCauley ... Himself - Trainer (archive footage)
Peter McNeeley ... Himself (archive footage)
Larry Merchant ... Himself (archive footage)
James Miller ... Himself - Parachutist (archive footage)
Michael Moorer ... Himself (archive footage)
Ferdie Pacheco ... Himself (archive footage)

Dan Patrick ... Himself (archive footage)
Bruce Seldon ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Spinks ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Steele ... Himself (archive footage)
Alex Stewart ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Thomas ... Himself - Holyfield's Attorney (archive footage)
Pinklon Thomas ... Himself (archive footage)
James Tillis ... Himself (archive footage)
Don Turner ... Himself (archive footage)

Mike Tyson ... Himself
Alex Wallau ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 3, Episode 5: The Four Falls of Buffalo

12 December 2015
A behind the scenes look at the Buffalo Bills four trips to the Super Bowl during the early 1990's.
Troy Aikman ... Himself
Jerry Azar ... Himself - Channel 7 (archive footage)
Carlton Bailey ... Himself (archive footage)
Don Beebe ... Himself

Bill Belichick ... Himself
Cornelius Bennett ... Himself

Chris Berman ... Himself
Vic Carucci ... Himself
Steve Christie ... Himself (archive footage)

Cris Collinsworth ... Himself (archive footage)

Harry Connick Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Adrian Cooper ... Himself (archive footage)

Mario Cuomo ... Himself (archive footage)
Kenneth Davis ... Himself
Bruce Dehaven ... Himself - Buffalo Special Teams Coach
Chuck Dickerson ... Himself - Buffalo Defensive Line Coach (archive footage)

John Elway ... Himself

Brett Favre ... Himself (archive footage)

William Fichtner ... Himself - Narrator
Dan Fouts ... Himself (archive footage)

Mike Greenberg ... Himself
Jeff Hostetler ... Himself (archive footage)

Whitney Houston ... Herself (archive footage)
Kent Hull ... Himself (archive footage)
Mark Ingram ... Himself
Tom Jackson ... Himself (archive footage)
Haywood Jeffires ... Himself (archive footage)

Jimmy Johnson ... Himself (archive footage)
Charlie Joiner ... Himself (archive footage)
Jimmie Jones ... Himself (archive footage)
Camryn Kelly ... Herself
Erin Kelly ... Herself
Jim Kelly ... Himself
Mark Kelso ... Himself (archive footage)
Andrea Kremer ... Herself
Marv Levy ... Himself
Alex Llewelly ... Himself - Channel 7 Buffalo (archive footage)
David Lloyd ... Himself (archive footage)
James Lofton ... Himself (archive footage)
Howie Long ... Himself (archive footage)

Peyton Manning ... Himself (archive footage)
Bubba McDowell ... Himself (archive footage)
Keith McKellar ... Himself (archive footage)
Pete Metzelaars ... Himself (archive footage)

Dennis Miller ... Himself (archive footage)

Warren Moon ... Himself (archive footage)
John Murphy ... Himself - Buffalo Broadaster

Brent Musburger ... Himself (archive footage)
Scott Norwood ... Himself
Bill Parcells ... Himself (archive footage)
Glenn Parker ... Himself (archive footage)

Dan Patrick ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Polian ... Himself - Bills General Manager
Karl Ravech ... Himself (archive footage)
Andre Reed ... Himself
Frank Reich ... Himself
Pete Rozelle ... Himself (archive footage)
Luke Russert ... Himself

Tim Russert ... Himself (archive footage)

O.J. Simpson ... Himself (archive footage)
Bruce Smith ... Himself

Emmitt Smith ... Himself (archive footage)
Sage Steele ... Herself (archive footage)
Darryl Talley ... Himself
Steve Tasker ... Himself
Thurman Thomas ... Himself
Robert Thompson ... Himself
Greg Townsend ... Himself (archive footage)
Rick Tuten ... Himself (archive footage)
Don Warren ... Himself
Irv Weinstein ... Himself - Channel 7 Buffalo (archive footage)
Ralph Wilson ... Himself (archive footage)

Season 3, Episode 6: The '85 Bears

4 February 2016
One of the greatest football teams ever assembled, the 1985 Chicago Bears were a team of big talent, big egos, and big success. This documentary explores that success and the players behind it, as well as the questions surrounding the lack of a repeat performance.

Vince Vaughn ... Himself - Narrator
Kevin Butler ... Himself
Jim Covert ... Himself
Joe Delaney ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Dent ... Himself

Eric Dickerson ... Himself (archive footage)

Mike Ditka ... Himself
Dave Duerson ... Himself (archive footage)
Debbie Ellis ... Herself - Caretaker
Gary Fencik ... Himself

Doug Flutie ... Himself (archive footage)
George Halas ... Himself (archive footage)
Dan Hampton ... Himself
Sean Landeta ... Himsel (archive footage)
Tom Landry ... Himself (archive footage)

Dan Marino ... Himself
Wilber Marshall ... Himself (archive footage)
Charles Martin ... Himself - Green Bay Defensive End (archive footage)
Guy McIntyre ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim McMahon ... Himself
Steve McMichael ... Himself
Bob McRaney Jr. ... Himself - WSDU-TV (archive footage)
Bill Parcells ... Himself
Walter Payton ... Himself (archive footage)
William Perry ... Himself
Dan Pierson ... Himself - Chicago Tribune
Doug Plank ... Himself (archive footage)

Scott Rosa ... Himself (as Dr. Scott Rosa)
Buddy Ryan ... Himself

Mike Singletary ... Himself
Matt Suhey ... Himself
Rick Telander ... Himself - Chicago Sun Times
Ken Valdiserri ... Himself - Chicago Bears PR
Otis Williams ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 7: Fantastic Lies

13 March 2016
A documentary examination of the accusations of sexual misconduct against the Duke University lacrosse team that were ultimately found to be baseless
Joe Alleva ... Himself

Bradley Bannon ... Himself
Bill Bell ... Himself
Richard H. Brodhead ... Himself
Jackie Brown ... Herself
Delois Burnette ... Herself
William Chafe ... Himself
Joe Cheshire ... Himself
James E. Coleman ... Himself
Jim Coman ... Himself
Jim Cooney ... Himself

Roy Cooper ... Himself
Shawn Cunningham ... Himself
Tricia Dowd ... Herself
Dave Evans ... Himself
Kevin Finnerty ... Himself
Jesse Jackson ... Himself
Robert David Johnson ... Himself
Tara Levicy ... Herself
Crystal Mangum ... Herself
Tony McDevitt ... Himself
Ryan McFadyen ... Himself
Susannah Meadows ... Herself
Brian Meehan ... Himself
Joseph Neff ... Himself

Mike Nifong ... Himself
Dan Okrent ... Himself

Mike Pressler ... Himself
Kathy Seligmann ... Herself
Ruth Sheehan ... Herself
Wade Smith ... Himself

Kerry Sutton ... Herself
Rob Wellington ... Himself
Don Yaeger ... Himself

Marina Zenovich ... Herself

Season 3, Episode 8: This Magic Moment

14 April 2016
In the mid-1990s, Orlando was the center of excitement in the NBA. The young franchise, led by mega-stars Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway, beat the mighty Bulls en route to the 1995 NBA Finals. While it was clear Orlando was a dynasty in the making, the Magic's moment on top was never fully realized.

Season 3, Episode 9: Believeland

15 May 2016
There's a special place on the southern shore of Lake Erie, at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River. Known as Cleveland, it is the site of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the home of the Indians, the Browns and the Cavaliers. But it's also the home of an agonizing losing streak. Of all American cities that have at least three major sports franchises, Cleveland is the only one that has failed to win a championship in the last half-century. Those sports teams, and the hearts they've broken over and over again, have inspired a different name for the city, and the title for this 30 for 30 film: Believeland. Directed by Ohio native Andy Billman, this evocative documentary will take you on a trip that goes back 50 years and captures the seminal ups and downs of the once-thriving metropolis - Superman, after all, was created there. Despite the economic and athletic misfortunes, and the T-shirt that reads "God Hates Cleveland," the people still believe and worship Jim Thome and Jim Brown and LeBron James. But they also can't forget Edgar Renteria and John Elway and Michael Jordan, the men who extinguished their dreams of a long-awaited championship. Painful as it is, Believeland is a celebration of faith, a testament to how much sports mean to Cleveland, and how much Cleveland means to sports.

Hank Aaron ... Himself
Ernie Accorsi ... Himself
Sandy Alomar ... Himself (archive footage)
Ruben Amaro Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Bailey ... Himself
Carl Banks ... Himself

Chris Berman ... Himself - Anchor (archive footage)
Jim Brown ... Himself
Mike Brown ... Himself
Earnest Byner ... Himself
Craig Counsell ... Himself (archive footage)
Jim Donovan ... Himself - Browns Radio Play By Play Announcer
Craig Ehlo ... Himself

John Elway ... Himself (archive footage)
Tony Fernandez ... Himself (archive footage)
George Forbes ... Himself
Dan Gilbert ... Himself - Cavaliers Owner
Aaron Goldhammer ... Himself - Sports Radio Host
Bob Golic ... Himself
Tony Grossi ... Himself - Browns Beat Writer
Gordon Gund ... Himself (archive footage)

Arsenio Hall ... Himself
Tom Hamilton ... Himself - Indians Play By Play Announcer
Mike Hargrove ... Himself - Former Indians Manager
Ted Henry ... Himself - Anchor (archive footage)
Paul Hoynes ... Himself - Reporter

LeBron James ... Himself (archive footage)
Randy Johnson ... Himself (archive footage)

Michael Jordan ... Himself (archive footage)
Bernie Kosar ... Himself (archive footage)
Gary Kubiak ... Himself (archive footage)
Dennis Kucinich ... Himself (archive footage)
Kenny Lofton ... Himself
Kevin Mack ... Himself
Jose Mesa ... Himself (archive footage)
Art Modell ... Himself (archive footage)
David Modell ... Himself
Chris Mortensen ... Himself - Reporter (archive footage)
Charles Nagy ... Himself
Fred Nance ... Himself - Attorney
Ozzie Newsome ... Himself (archive footage)
Doug Petkovic ... Himself (archive footage)
Judah Raab ... Himself
Scott Raab ... Himself
Anthony Rizzo ... Himself (as Tony Rizzo)
Marty Schottenheimer ... Himself
Herb Score ... Himself (archive footage) (voice)
Steve Sewell ... Himself (archive footage)
Wilma Smith ... Herself - News Anchor (archive footage)
J. Mark Souther ... Himself - History Professor
Tonya Strong ... Herself - Anchor (archive footage)
Elaine Tack ... Herself - Reporter (archive footage)
Paul Tagliabue ... Himself (archive footage)
Tim Taylor ... Himself - News Anchor (archive footage)
Jim Thome ... Himself
Wright Thompson ... Himself
Omar Vizquel ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael White ... Himself - Mayor
Lenny Wilkens ... Himself (archive footage)
Brian Windhorst ... Himself - NBA Writer
Felix Wright ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 10: Doc & Darryl

14 July 2016
When former New York Mets superstars Dwight "Doc" Gooden and Darryl Strawberry were good, they were great. They were the biggest stars on a team that captured the imagination of New York City and won the 1986 World Series. But when life spiraled out of control for both men, they broke the hearts of Mets fans. The pitcher and the power hitter look back on the glory days of the mid-80s and the harrowing nights that turned them from sure Hall of Famers into prisoners of their own addictions.
Ron Dock ... Himself
Bob Forrest ... Himself
Dwight Gooden ... Himself
Keith Hernandez ... Himself
Davey Johnson ... Himself
Bob Klapisch ... Himself

Brian Lehrer ... Himself

Bill Maher ... Himself
Marty Noble ... Himself

Jon Stewart ... Himself

Darryl Strawberry ... Himself
Tom Verducci ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 11: Phi Slama Jama

18 October 2016
They were the most popular fraternity on the campus of college basketball in the early 1980s. Led by a Nigerian soccer player named Hakeem Olajuwon and a lightly recruited hometown kid named Clyde Drexler, the University of Houston Cougars not only electrified the NCAA Final Four with three straight appearances (1982-84), but they also helped transform the game itself. In this 30 for 30 film, director Chip Rives brings back the high-flying circus act under ringmaster Guy V. Lewis and spins a tale of true greatness and crushing heartbreak. But while exploring that larger narrative, Rives also focuses on the disappearance of enigmatic role player Benny Anders and the lasting brotherhood that compels teammates and 1981-82 co-captains Eric Davis and Lynden Rose to try and find him after more than two decades of mystery.

Season 3, Episode 12: Hit It Hard

1 November 2016
The popular but polarizing former golfer John Daly is the subject of the latest in ESPN's 30 for 30 series.The documentary covers his career and subsequent struggles.

Season 3, Episode 13: Catholics Vs. Convicts

10 December 2016
On October 15, 1988, Notre Dame hosted the University of Miami in what would become one of the greatest games in college football history. It was tradition vs. swagger, the No. 4-ranked Fighting Irish versus the No. 1-ranked Hurricanes, one coaching star, Lou Holtz, versus another, Jimmy Johnson. But the name still attached to the contest came from a t-shirt manufactured by a few Notre Dame students: "Catholics vs. Convicts." In this 30 for 30 documentary, director and narrator Patrick Creadon (Wordplay, I.O.U.S.A.) doesn't just look back on the epic game. He explores the deeper narrative as a Notre Dame senior at the time, a close friend to the young men in the middle of the "Catholics vs. Convicts" controversy (Joe Fredrick and Pat Walsh) and a fellow classmate of the player behind center for the Fighting Irish (quarterback Tony Rice). The coaches and players open up about the fight that started the game, the highly debatable calls that are still being talked about and the insensitive aspects of the irresistibly popular t-shirt. As compelling as the tale of Notre Dame's dramatic victory is-even losing quarterback Steve Walsh calls it "a helluva ballgame"-the backstory is just as riveting.

Season 3, Episode 14: This Was the XFL

2 February 2017
A bold challenge, a fearless experiment and ultimately, a spectacular failure. In 2001, sports entertainment titans Ebersol and McMahon launched the XFL. It was hardly the first time a league had tried to compete with the NFL, but the brash audacity of the bid, combined with the personalities and charisma of Ebersol and McMahon and the marketing behemoths of their respective companies - NBC and WWE - captured headlines and a sense of undeniable anticipation about what was to come. Bringing together a cast of characters ranging from the boardrooms of General Electric to the practice fields of Las Vegas, "This Was the XFL" is the tale of - yes - all that went wrong, but also, how the XFL ended up influencing the way professional team sports are broadcast today. And at the center of it all - a decades long friendship between one of the most significant television executives in media history and the one-of-a-kind WWE impresario. This film will explore how Ebersol and McMahon brought the XFL to life, and why they had to let it go.

Vince McMahon ... Himself

Bob Costas ... Himself

Dick Ebersol ... Himself
Shannon Beach ... Herself

Dick Butkus ... Himself (archive footage)

Jonathan Coachman ... Himself
Basil DeVito ... Himself
Chemish Fisher ... Himself
John Gonzalez ... Himself

Hulk Hogan ... Himself (archive footage)

Jay Howarth ... Herself

Dwayne Johnson ... Himself (archive footage)
Jerry Jones
Peter King ... Himself - Sports Illustrated
Paris Lenon ... Himself - Memphis Maniacs Linebacker
Aimee Leone ... Herself
Al Luginbill ... Himself
Tommy Maddox ... Himself
John Miller ... Himself - NBC
Billy Rebman ... Himself - NBC

Jim Ross ... Himself
Ken Schanzer ... Himself
Rod Smart
Pete Stendel ... Himself
Rusty Tillman ... Himself
Matt Vasgersian ... Himself
Tom Veit ... Himself - Orlando Rage

Jesse Ventura ... Himself
Mark Viviano ... Himself (archive footage)

John Elway ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jim Hellwig ... Ultimate Warrior (archive footage) (uncredited)

Randy Savage ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Emmitt Smith ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 15: One and Not Done

13 April 2017
The life and career of John Calipari, one of the most polarizing figures in modern college basketball, weaving his story around that of his 2015-16 Kentucky team.

John Calipari ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 16: Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies, Part 1

13 June 2017
This entry in ESPN's 30 for 30 series looks at the origins of the rivalry between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s that revived - and saved - the NBA.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Himself
Tiny Archibald ... Himself (as Nate 'Tiny' Archibald)

Larry Bird ... Himself
M.L. Carr ... Himself

Nelson George ... Himself

Bryant Gumbel ... Himself

Ice Cube ... Himself - Narrator (Lakers)

Magic Johnson ... Himself

Norman Nixon ... Himself (as Norm Nixon)

Pat O'Brien ... Himself
William C. Rhoden ... Himself
Byron Scott ... Himself

Donnie Wahlberg ... Himself - Narrator (Celtics)
Paul Westhead ... Himself
Jamaal Wilkes ... Himself

James Worthy ... Himself

Season 3, Episode 17: Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies, Part 2

14 June 2017
The 1984 NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers cause a nation to take sides.

Ice Cube ... Himself - Narrator (Lakers)
William C. Rhoden ... Himself

Donnie Wahlberg ... Himself - Narrator (Celtics)

Season 3, Episode 18: Celtics/Lakers Best of Enemies Part 3

14 June 2017


Ice Cube ... Narrator (Lakers)

Donnie Wahlberg ... Narrator (Celtics)

Season 3, Episode 19: Mike and the Mad Dog

13 July 2017
Mike Francesa and Chris Russo, and their "Mike and The Mad Dog" show ruled afternoon sports talk for 19 years. They were distinctly different personalities who often clashed on and off the air, but when all was said and done, they changed sports radio forever.

Evan Wecksell ... Himself - Francescon MC

Unknown Season


Ali vs Stevenson: The Greatest Fight That Never Was

2014

Rashad Anthony ... Cuban Boxer
Jasmine Carlina ... Flight Attendant

Chuck D. ... Narrator
Matt Gulbranson ... Boxing Commissioner
Tommy Gunns ... Assistant Boxing Commissioner

Michael Lanham ... Duane Bobick

Kelly Love ... Ring Girl

Stevie Mack ... Don King

Joberde Metellus ... Teofilo Stevenson

Danny Pardo ... Castro Fidel

An Immortal Man

25 February 2015
Ted Williams was one of the most beloved and well documented baseball icons of all time. When the record setting hitter's life ended on July 5th 2012, his body was cryonically preserved at Alcor International and the unconventional decision shocked the national. From contradicting facts and multiple wills, to family disputes, the line between fact and fiction was blurred in the media hysteria that followed the icon's death. AN IMMORTAL MAN walks the viewers through the winding tale of family drama to unravel the mystery surrounding Ted Williams end of life.

Charismatic

18 October 2011

Chris Antley ... Himself (archive footage)
Jay Hovdey ... Himself
D. Wayne Lukas ... Himself (archive footage)
William Nack ... Himself - Narrator

Gary Stevens ... Himself

Down in the Valley

20 October 2015
The fight of Sacramento and its mayor Kevin Johnson to keep the Kings from moving to Seattle.

Judging Jewell

20 April 2014

The Billion Dollar Game

11 March 2015
This "30 for 30" will focus on the back story of that game interviewing Princeton Coach Pete Carril, several of the Princeton players involved in the fame as well as Ivy League Athletic Director Jeff Orleans who had lobbied the NCAA extensively to preserve the right of smaller conferences to participate.

The Deal

30 March 2014
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. In a 36-hour period, the best player in the league went from the messiah of the Red Sox to the savior of the Yankees. This is the story of all the good, the bad and the eventual contract signed by Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees.

The Fab Five

13 March 2011
The 1991 University of Michigan men's basketball recruiting class in which five freshman known as The Fab Five revolutionized college basketball. This film covers the success, cultural changes, scandal, and of course The Timeout.
John Bacon ... Himself
Dave Brandon ... Himself
Bryan Burwell ... Himself

Chuck D. ... Himself
Mary Sue Coleman ... Herself
Brian Dutcher ... Himself
Dugen Fife ... Himself
Steve Fisher ... Himself
Juwan Howard ... Himself

Ice Cube ... Himself
Jimmy A. King ... Himself
Carlton L. Martin ... Himself
Eric Riley ... Himself

Jalen Rose ... Himself
Greg Stoda ... Himself
James Voskuil ... Himself
Sam Washington ... Himself
Perry Watson ... Himself

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