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.
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.
On July 27, 1996, a bomb exploded at the Atlanta Summer Games, killing two and injuring 111. The toll would have been far higher if not for security guard Richard Jewell, yet within hours, praise of his heroism turned to vicious accusations.
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.
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 previously untold, behind-the-scenes story of CNN Producer Robert Abbott's investigation into Bob Knight's Indiana University basketball program. The investigation ultimately led to Bob Knight's firing after 29 years at IU.