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30 for 30 Podcasts

ESPN, ESPN Films, 30for30

Original audio documentaries from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, featuring stories from the world of sports and beyond. 30 for 30 offers captivating storytelling for sports fans and general interest listeners alike, going beyond the field to explore how sports, competition, athleticism and adventure affect our lives and our world. Sports stories like you've never heard before. read less

Our Editor's Take

30 for 30 Podcasts explores and shares the original audio from the documentary film series 30 for 30. The first series came out in 2009, released in time for ESPN's 30th anniversary.

ESPN is the home of sports and discusses its biggest moments and news. Former ESPN host Bill Simmons created the franchise. Since then, the network has released many more series. The films contain interviews and archival footage. Each one highlights sports stars, issues, and important topics. Since sport has an unending list of incredible moments, there is much to explore.

This podcast gives an audio version of the same types of highlights. It uses actual interview soundbites and explores themes of athleticism, competition, and achievement. The 30 for 30 Podcasts may be enjoyable to anyone who did-or didn't-see the original documentary series.

30 for 30 Podcasts examines interesting sports events, sporting momentums and incredible achievements. Some topics include the fascinating 2003 World Series of Poker and Chile's rise to make the 1990 World Cup. Others include Bikram Choudhury's hot yoga empire and the longest baseball game ever played. With so many topics featuring, there's an episode for everyone to enjoy. Some episodes, like the miniseries on rapper Nipsey Hussle talk about music as well as his ties to the NBA.

The 30 for 30 Podcasts episodes are shorter than the hour-long TV documentaries. The show will span multiple episodes if there is a lot of content for one topic. No matter what's featured, this podcast is thrilling, dramatic, and enlightening. It's for sports lovers and those interested in great sports storytelling.

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