Tag Archives: ESPN Films

R. Smith: Video: ESPN 30 For 30: Without Bias, The Life of Len Bias

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal on Blogger I was ten years old in June 1986 in San Jose, California I believe at my uncle Stan’s house with aunt Susan. My dad took me and my … Continue reading

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ESPN: 30 For 30- Marcus Dupree: ‘The Best That Never Was’

Source:The New Democrat “Philadelphia, Mississippi, was the site of the most notorious crime of the Civil Rights Era: the murder of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner, three young men who had come to Philadelphia in 1964 to investigate a church burning. … Continue reading

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Old Football Historian: Video: ESPN’s 30 For 30: The Pony Express, the Best College Football Program Money Could Buy

. This post was originally posted at FreeStateExtra on Blogger, June, 2012 The Southern Methodist Mustangs football program went from being a minor to mid-major FBS program in the early and mid 1970s in the former Southwest Conference, that included … Continue reading

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Old Football Historian: Video: ESPN Films 30 For 30: Elway to Marino, the Story of the 1983 NFL Draft

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The 1983 NFL Draft is famous for several reasons, but a big one is the fact that it produced three Hall of Fame quarterbacks. The most important position in … Continue reading

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Leonardo Nascrimento: Video: ESPN 30 for 30, The Band That Wouldn’t Die: How NFL Football Came Back to Baltimore

This post was originally posted at FRS FreeStatesPlus on Blogger, May, 2012 If you look back at the Baltimore Colts, their last few seasons, especially in the early 1980s, up until 1984, when they relocated to Indianapolis, it was very … Continue reading

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ESPN Films: Video: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Jimmy the Greek reminds me of Richard Nixon at least in one sense and he reminds me of Richard Nixon’s great quote at his White House farewell address in … Continue reading

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ESPN Films: Small Potatoes- Who Killed The USFL

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I could just write that Donald Trump by himself killed the old United States Football League that only lasted for three seasons from 1983-85 and I’m actually old enough to remember … Continue reading

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The Boxing History: Video: ESPN’s 30 For 30: Muhammad and Larry

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I just lost some respect for the great boxing trainer Angelo Dundee when he said that he’s been asked, “why didn’t you tell Muhammad Ali that your time … Continue reading

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