Widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, Kobe Bryant spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Earning his nickname, the “Black Mamba” was a predator on the court, shredding his opponents’ defenses, and scoring up to 81 points in a single game. He will forever be remembered as one of the greatest on and off the court.
Inspired by true events from the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organized a football match between a team of camp inmates and an elite Nazi team on Adolf Hitler’s birthday. A match the prisoners are determined to win, no matter what happens.
Fueled by an impoverished childhood, George Foreman channeled his anger into becoming an Olympic Gold medalist and World Heavyweight Champion, followed by a near-death experience that took him from the boxing ring to the pulpit. But when he sees his community struggling spiritually and financially, Foreman returns to the ring and makes history by reclaiming his title, becoming the oldest and most improbable World Heavyweight Boxing Champion ever.
Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, Nicholas Zarrillo fights back from severe vision and memory loss to take on an impossible endeavor….professional boxing. While training with World Boxing champions and UFC Stars, Nicholas searches for his “Apollo Creed”. He decides to challenge the Charismatic UFC Star “Platinum” Mike Perry in this dig down deep story of redemption.
Port Adelaide Football Club is one of the world’s oldest and most successful sporting clubs, celebrating 150 years in 2020. Love it or hate it, the club has become an integral part of the history of Adelaide people. Share the passionate first-hand accounts from players and one-eyed supporters who bleed for the club.
Joong-Ang High School was once renowned for its high ranked basketball team, but as the years bass and victories grow fewer, the school’s social worker Kang Yang-hyun who was a former minor league baseball player, becomes the head coach. Left over talent refuses to play under an inexperienced coach, leaving Coach Kang to pull together a ragtag team of sports misfits. The team is pushed to their limits, but one final obstacle threatens to destroy what little hope was left, until six members agree to return for the love of the game and take on the KBA National Tournament. With only six players on their roster, they begin knocking on victory’s door, following Coach Kang’s motto: “There is no such thing as missed shots, there are only rebounds!” The miracle journey of Busan Joong-Ang High begins.
Andre Ward’s journey from the streets of Oakland to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Facing an all-too familiar series of obstacles including substance abuse, the loss of a parent, drug dealing and teen pregnancy, how Ward faced that adversity is what separates him from the rest. Fight after fight he defied the odds and silenced his critics. And then, guided by faith and devotion, he walked away – choosing his role as a father and a husband over his boxing career.
One of sport’s first and most influential megastars, beloved baseball icon and 5-time World Series champion Reggie Jackson contemplates his legacy as a trailblazing Black athlete fighting for dignity, respect, and a seat at the table in this intimate and revealing documentary exploring his life and barrier-busting career.
Leo and Angela Russo live a simple life in Queens, surrounded by their overbearing Italian-American family. When their son finds success on his high school basketball team, Leo tears the family apart trying to make it happen.
A fast-break series chronicling the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties — a team that defined an era, both on and off the court.
After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damien Anderson, resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. The face-off between former friends is more than just a fight. To settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line to battle Damien — a fighter who has nothing to lose.
To die-hard fans of NBA franchise, the Vancouver Grizzlies, like filmmaker Kat Jayme, the team’s abrupt move to Memphis in 2001 is much more than a sore spot, it’s an unsolved mystery and possibly a criminal conspiracy. What begins as a superfan’s investigation into her hometown team’s disappearance, becomes a love letter to the worst professional sports franchise in history, and an exploration of the deep roots of fandom.
In Minnesota’s unforgiving North Country, hockey is life. Over the course of a season, two rival high school programs—one an emergent dynasty, the other steeped in a proud legacy—strive for a coveted state championship. With the hopes of their towns behind them, boys on both sides cope with the pressures of adolescence along with the added burden of bringing glory to one of the country’s most hockey-crazed communities.
Wimbledon Stadium’s Honour Board is full of illustrious names. And in 1998, another emerged. Roger Federer. When he won the Junior Wimbledon title at 17 years old, he never imagined the success that would follow.
Roxana Aubrey decides to drop her studies and escape her life in Paris for a free diving course in the south of France. She is quickly pulled into a life that reaches new depths brought by the weight of an ocean’s descent.
Follow the launch of Lamborghini’s career as a manufacturer of tractors, a creator of military vehicles during World War II, and the designer of Lamborghini cars, which he launched in 1963 as the high-end sports car company Automobili Lamborghini.
After midnight on a bridge not linking neighborhoods but dividing them, eighteen year old basketball phenom Marcus Jennings was taken out. Friends remain silent, giving power to a killer, binding them for life. Celebrity attracts the good the bad and the ugly, not always clearly defined, but in the end, it was what they all had in common that ended Marcus’s life … fear. Fear of staying, fear of leaving and the fear of appearing weak. It’s the choices we make.
Using unprecedented Olympic footage and behind-the-scenes material, The Redeem Team tells the story of the US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team’s quest for gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing following the previous team’s shocking performance four years earlier in Athens.