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Posted by Jennifer Cingari on April 23, 2014

ESPN Films’ SEC Storied Looks at Alabama/Georgia Gymnastics Rivalry

ESPN Films’ next SEC Storied documentary, “Sarah & Suzanne,” will premiere Wednesday, April 30, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPNU. The 60-minute film chronicles the paths of two Southeastern Conference gymnastics coaches who, while simultaneously building their programs and experiencing great success, elevated the level of competition and created an extraordinary rivalry in college sports. [...]

Posted by Jennifer Cingari on March 10, 2014

ESPN Announces New Content Unit, Exit 31

To focus on expanding creative storytelling beyond traditional content areas, ESPN is forming Exit 31, a creative enterprise that will combine the resources of three existing units – ESPN Films, Grantland and FiveThirtyEight – under one umbrella. The group – whose name refers to the exit off Interstate 84 which leads to ESPN’s Bristol headquarters – will experiment with subjects, formats, editorial approaches and platforms to create [...]

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Posted by Jennifer Cingari on March 3, 2014

Michelle Beadle Returns to ESPN today as host of SportsNation

Michelle Beadle will return to SportsNation on ESPN2 today, hosting the show alongside commentators Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley.  Kellerman and Wiley will continue to offer their opinions and different viewpoints on the weekday afternoon show based in Los Angeles.  The trio will together continue the clever and off-beat SportsNation tradition of discussing the day’s [...]

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Posted by Jennifer Cingari on February 24, 2014

ESPN Films Announces Next 30 for 30 Documentary: “Requiem For The Big East”

ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 series will continue with “Requiem For The Big East,” premiering Sunday, March 16, at 9 p.m. ET after Bracketology on ESPN. The film, directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ezra Edelman, explores the meteoric ascension of the Big East Conference, and how in less than a decade under the innovative leadership [...]

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Posted by Jennifer Cingari on January 11, 2014

New Film Series, “30 for 30: Soccer Stories”, Surrounding 2014 FIFA World Cup on ESPN

ESPN Films, creators of the critically-acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, will premiere a new series in April surrounding the 2014 FIFA World Cup on ESPN. 30 for 30: Soccer Stories will include a mix of standalone feature-length and 30-minute-long documentary films from an award winning group of filmmakers telling compelling narratives from around the [...]

Posted by Jennifer Cingari on December 11, 2013

Transcript: Maurice Clarett and Jim Tressel Discuss 30 for 30 Film Youngstown Boys

On Tuesday, former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett and former coach Jim Tressel joined a media conference call to discuss Youngstown Boys, an upcoming 30 for 30 documentary that explores class and power dynamics in college sports through the parallel, interconnected journeys of the one-time dynamic running back and former elite head coach. Youngstown [...]