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# reel-stories - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Unforgivable Blackness - The Rise & Fall of Jack Johnson
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Sports Film of the Week: Unforgivable Blackness - The Rise & Fall of Jack Johnson

Aug 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 3,330 Views 1 Comment

Grab the popcorn for the incredible story of the first African American Heavyweight world champion.

# reel-stories - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story
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Sports Film of the Week: Beyond Sight: The Derek Rabelo Story

Aug 4th 2013, 9:30 PM 2,008 Views 1 Comment

One man’s incredible bravery to follow his passion when others told him it was impossible.

# reel-stories - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: The Brady 6
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Sports Film Of The Week: The Brady 6

Jul 28th 2013, 9:30 PM 6,288 Views 1 Comment

The unforgettable story of how Tom Brady went from being the quarterback that nobody wanted to one of the best ever to play American football.

# reel-stories - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Bigger, Stronger, Faster
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Sports Film Of The Week: Bigger, Stronger, Faster

Jul 21st 2013, 9:30 PM 4,436 Views 1 Comment

A bit of a trip back in time but it’s hard to imagine sport’s appetite for steroids has changed much.

# reel-stories - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: The Ride
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Sports Film Of The Week: The Ride

Jul 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 2,990 Views 0 Comments

Two legends – Sean Kelly and Richard Virenque – drag two amateurs up two epic Tour de France climbs.

# reel-stories - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Survive and Advance
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Sports Film of the Week: Survive and Advance

Jul 7th 2013, 10:14 PM 2,879 Views 3 Comments

You’re in for the night, so press go on an 80s college basketball rollercoaster ride.

# reel-stories - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: McConkey
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Sports Film of the Week: McConkey

Jun 30th 2013, 9:00 PM 2,290 Views 0 Comments

This week’s documentary celebrates the live of a legend in extreme sports.

# reel-stories - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Lenny Cooke
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Sports Film of the Week: Lenny Cooke

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:35 PM 2,626 Views 0 Comments

He was a hotter prospect than LeBron, Melo and Amar’e — so how did it all go wrong for Lenny Cooke?

# reel-stories - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Swansea City - The Fall and Rise
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Sports Film Of The Week: Swansea City - The Fall and Rise

Jun 9th 2013, 9:30 PM 3,329 Views 4 Comments

This is one to warm the cockles. Tidy.

# reel-stories - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Sports film of the week: Living with the Lions
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Sports film of the week: Living with the Lions

Jun 2nd 2013, 9:30 PM 7,801 Views 4 Comments

Kangaroo courts, cross-dressing prop forwards and some pretty good rugby too…

# reel-stories - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Small Potatoes - Who Killed The USFL?
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Sports Film Of The Week: Small Potatoes - Who Killed The USFL?

May 26th 2013, 9:30 PM 2,162 Views 2 Comments

Don’t look at us.

# reel-stories - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Sports film of the week: Elway to Marino
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Sports film of the week: Elway to Marino

May 12th 2013, 9:30 PM 2,286 Views 1 Comment

Breaking down the most influential NFL Draft of all-time.

# reel-stories - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Sports film of the week: Doubletime
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Sports film of the week: Doubletime

May 5th 2013, 9:20 PM 2,071 Views 0 Comments

If you’re staying in for Bank Holiday Sunday, check out this week’s pick. It’s a good ‘un.

# reel-stories - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: We Got Game
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Sports Film Of The Week: We Got Game

Apr 28th 2013, 9:50 PM 2,978 Views 6 Comments

Watch the whole of the superb film right here.

# reel-stories - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Sports film of the week: The Referee
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Sports film of the week: The Referee

Apr 21st 2013, 9:15 PM 3,001 Views 0 Comments

Remember Martin Hansson? How could you forget?

# reel-stories - Sunday 14 April, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: The Fab 5
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Sports Film Of The Week: The Fab 5

Apr 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 1,813 Views 0 Comments

The legendary Michigan Wolverines team that was controversial, very hip-hop and very, very talented.

# reel-stories - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Rising From The Ashes
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Sports Film Of The Week: Rising From The Ashes

Apr 7th 2013, 9:40 PM 2,234 Views 3 Comments

The story of Rwanda’s national cycling team. It’s a lot better than it sounds.

# reel-stories - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Sports film of the week: Fake It So Real
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Sports film of the week: Fake It So Real

Mar 31st 2013, 9:20 PM 1,962 Views 0 Comments

This week’s pick takes us inside the world of independent semi-pro wrestling and the men who put their bodies on the line for the love of the show.

# reel-stories - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Sports film of the week: Rory McIlroy - Being Number One
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Sports film of the week: Rory McIlroy - Being Number One

Mar 24th 2013, 9:10 PM 2,917 Views 1 Comment

If you missed this behind the scenes look at Rory’s brilliant 2012, get comfy for the next half-hour.

# reel-stories - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Sports film of the week: Punched Out: The Life And Death Of An NHL Enforcer
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Sports film of the week: Punched Out: The Life And Death Of An NHL Enforcer

Mar 17th 2013, 9:30 PM 3,856 Views 4 Comments

The compelling story of Derek Boogard.

# reel-stories - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Sports film of the week: 26 years – The Dewey Bozella Story
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Sports film of the week: 26 years – The Dewey Bozella Story

Mar 10th 2013, 9:00 PM 3,613 Views 3 Comments

Draw the curtains, lock the door and take the battery out of your phone for this truly inspirational story.

# reel-stories - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Al Davis – A Football Life
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Sports Film Of The Week: Al Davis – A Football Life

Mar 3rd 2013, 9:30 PM 1,134 Views 0 Comments

‘Just win, baby.’

# reel-stories - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Head Games
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Sports Film Of The Week: Head Games

Feb 24th 2013, 9:30 PM 1,333 Views 0 Comments

Former wrestler and football player Chris Nowinski looks at the issue of head injuries in sports.

# reel-stories - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Sports film of the week: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek
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Sports film of the week: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek

Feb 17th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,728 Views 0 Comments

Meet the man who brought bookmaking into the mainstream in the United States, before a remarkable fall from grace.

# reel-stories - Monday 11 February, 2013

Premier Ambitions: New schoolboy football documentary begins tonight
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Premier Ambitions: New schoolboy football documentary begins tonight

Feb 11th 2013, 8:33 AM 2,939 Views 1 Comment

The six-part series following the Home Farm U15s team starts on Setanta Sports this evening.

# reel-stories - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Fire in Babylon
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Sports Film of the Week: Fire in Babylon

Feb 10th 2013, 9:30 PM 2,516 Views 1 Comment

Grab the popcorn and stick the feet up for a film about the team that united a nation.

# reel-stories - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Broad Street Bullies
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Sports Film of the Week: Broad Street Bullies

Jan 27th 2013, 9:28 PM 1,834 Views 0 Comments

This week we’ve got a special treat for ice hockey fans.

# reel-stories - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: Brian Clough: In His Own Words
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Sports Film of the Week: Brian Clough: In His Own Words

Jan 20th 2013, 9:30 PM 1,617 Views 0 Comments

Ol’ Big Head was a bit of a legend.

# reel-stories - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Gazza - My Italian Job
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Sports Film Of The Week: Gazza - My Italian Job

Jan 13th 2013, 10:00 PM 2,233 Views 1 Comment

Burping, fake breasts bad injuries. It was a beautiful time in the Eternal City.

# reel-stories - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: 9.79'
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Sports Film of the Week: 9.79'

Jan 6th 2013, 10:29 PM 2,254 Views 1 Comment

Remember Ben Johnson’s world record breaking gold medal in ’88? Not for long.

# reel-stories - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Sports Film Of The Week: Roll Tide / War Eagle
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Sports Film Of The Week: Roll Tide / War Eagle

Dec 30th 2012, 9:08 PM 1,452 Views 1 Comment

Stay in tonight with one of the most intense rivalries amateur sport has to offer.

# reel-stories - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Sports Film Of The Week: Brooklyn Dodgers: Ghosts Of Flatbush
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Sports Film Of The Week: Brooklyn Dodgers: Ghosts Of Flatbush

Dec 23rd 2012, 9:01 PM 928 Views 0 Comments

The award-winning documentary tells the tale of one of baseball’s former giants.

# reel-stories - Saturday 22 December, 2012

VIDEO: Watch New Zealand World Cup documentary 'The Weight of a Nation' in full
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VIDEO: Watch New Zealand World Cup documentary 'The Weight of a Nation' in full

Dec 22nd 2012, 10:40 AM 3,948 Views 1 Comment

The programme aired on television last week.

# reel-stories - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Sports Film Of The Week: A Year Til Sunday
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Sports Film Of The Week: A Year Til Sunday

Dec 16th 2012, 9:01 PM 2,463 Views 3 Comments

If you’re going to document as season, you might as well go and win the Sam Maguire at the end of it.

# reel-stories - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Sports Film Of The Week: Ronnie O’Sullivan, Life Stories
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Sports Film Of The Week: Ronnie O’Sullivan, Life Stories

Dec 2nd 2012, 9:22 PM 1,565 Views 0 Comments

The Rocket, baby.

# reel-stories - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Sports film of the week: Escape to Victory
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Sports film of the week: Escape to Victory

Nov 25th 2012, 9:30 PM 1,339 Views 3 Comments

Pele, Bobby Moore and Sylvester Stallone starring side by side? Yes please.

# reel-stories - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Sports of Film of the Week: Beyond The Mat
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Sports of Film of the Week: Beyond The Mat

Nov 18th 2012, 9:18 PM 1,695 Views 2 Comments

Barry Blaustein’s doc which is as grim a portrayal of show business life — and pro wrestling — as you can get.

# reel-stories - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Sports Film of the Week: More than a game
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Sports Film of the Week: More than a game

Nov 11th 2012, 9:30 PM 1,632 Views 0 Comments

Every superstar’s journey has to start somewhere. LeBron James’ starts here.

# reel-stories - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Sports Film Of The Week: The Ghosts of Ole Miss
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Sports Film Of The Week: The Ghosts of Ole Miss

Nov 4th 2012, 9:20 PM 1,401 Views 1 Comment

The latest in ESPN’s 30 for 30 series reflects on the football team that played on during the shameful campus violence at the height of the civil rights movement.

# reel-stories - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Sports Film of The Week: Benji
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Sports Film of The Week: Benji

Oct 28th 2012, 10:02 PM 993 Views 0 Comments

The next big thing in basketball Benjamin Wilson was shot to death in high school. Here’s his story.