Friday, October 15, 2010
ESPN's 30 for 30 Series: Required Watching
Run Ricky Run A thoughtful look at the complexities of Ricky Williams.
June 17, 1994 I'm sure this date rings a bell. The Knicks were playing the Rockets in the NBA Finals, the US was hosting the FIFA World Cup, and Arnold Palmer was ending his career, but none of us could turn away from OJ Simpson's white Bronco. This film has the footage to prove it.
The Two Escobars This is the film I imagine Entourage's fictional Medellin could have been. It illuminates the lives and deaths of Columbian soccer player Andres Escobar, and the drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Guru of Go LMU, Paul Westhead, Hank Gathers, Bo Kimble, and a left-handed free-throw that still brings tears to my eyes.
Four Days in October Remember when the Red Sox were a team of playful, lovable idiots, cursed for 80-some years? Remember when you felt for Red Sox and sympathized with their bad luck before they became almost as annoying as Yankees fans? Here are the four unbelievable days that changed Red Sox Nation forever.