sports documentary

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Muhammad Ali is getting the Ken Burns treatment. The PBS documentarian announced Tuesday that he and two partners will make a two-part, four-hour film about the former heavyweight champ, who died last June. Burns, his daughter Sarah and David McMahon collaborated for a PBS documentary on Jackie Robinson that […]

Kobe Bryant’s off-the-court “attitude” is allegedy to blame for the Lakers’ woes of late, according to a recent story in ESPN The Magazine,  but Showtime head honcho David Nevins was actually impressed by the NBA superstar’s down time demeanor shown in footage from a then-proposed documentary about the player’s recovery from a torn Achilles in April […]

For iPhone:  Retired NBA star and former Philadelphia 76ers point guard Allen Iverson is the subject of a documentary making its sold out world premiere on April 27 at the Tribeca Film Festival. “Iverson” features the controversial 11-time All Star and the 2001 MVP telling his story in his own words, including the career defining moments […]