We're all witnesses to the glitz and glamour of sports. Well, that naturally comes with living in a world where competitive leagues are staples of television entertainment. However, not all the stories behind our favorite athletes are known to every fan. There could be a hidden tale behind every championship run, trophy, or success story around the sporting world. And as a fan, these are the things you want to see. This is why we have collected some of the best back stories around the world of sports for your enjoyment. From high-flying hoop gods, hard-swinging batters, and ground-and-pound experts, we've got their stories here. So, give it a go and watch some of the top sports documentaries that would inspire you.
Watch the '2003-2004 NBA Champions - Detroit Pistons' and you'll see arguably one of the toughest teams assembled in the history of the NBA. Watch how the underdog Pistons team was able to accomplish the unthinkable task of beating the fan favorite Lakers team that featured Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal.
If you're a big-time hockey fan, then this documentary is a must-see! Know more about one of the NHL's earliest dynasties through 'Never Say Die - The Story of the New York Islanders'. The movie shows the rise of Islanders hockey team during the '70s, on their way to four straight Stanley Cup championships.
Finally, we can now witness a documentary about one of the most-watched women's sporting events, the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup. In case you want to see the highlights from the seventh ICC Women's T20 World Cup tournament which was held in Australia, then this is the perfect sports documentary film to stream. Released by Netflix this August 2020, Beyond the Boundary: ICC Women's T20 World Cup Australia 2020 also highlights all the exciting events during the tournament. The documentary also features an inside look at the women's cricket, and how it is now turning into a really famous women's sport.
Did you know that ESPN airs its own collection of documentary films? It is called '30 for 30', which includes three "volumes" of 30 episodes each and a series of 'shorts' shown through the ESPN.com website. The viewers' initial reaction on the series were not that good good. But as awareness of the project and critical acclaim grew, sports fans started paying attention. The ESPN original series also gained awards from different award-giving bodies, including the Peabody Award, International Documentary Association's "Distinguished Continuing Series", and an Emmy for Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program.
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