The Dominican Dream

Directed by Jonathan Hock

Embraced as an immigrant hero, then cast aside as an American failure, Felipe Lopez would eventually find happiness not as a basketball player, but as the man he was always meant to be.Watch The Trailer Video    More »

The Dominican Dream April 30th 9pm ET
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    The Dominican Dream

    Embraced as an immigrant hero, then cast aside as an American failure, Felipe Lopez would eventually find happiness not as a basketball player, but as the man he was always meant to be.

    Deion's Double Play

    Capturing the whirlwind 24 hours in October of 1992 - when Sanders sandwiched a pro football game around a pair of postseason baseball games, in two different cities a thousand miles apart.

    42 to 1

    What Douglas did defied logic and the odds when he beat Iron Mike in 10 rounds. 42 to 1 tells the story of just how incredibly unlikely it was.


    The tale of Junior Seau. One of modern football's great icons whose tragic end still reverberates through the sports world all these years later.

    Last Days of Knight

    The previously untold behind-the-scenes story of that investigation and all it produced - a chronicle of accusations, denials, and discoveries; riots and death threats; a smoking gun video; and the fall of a coaching legend.

    The Two Bills

    The Two Bills traces the historic four-decade relationship between coaching legends Bill Belichick and Bill Parcells.

    Nature Boy

    To be the man, you gotta beat the man. And for one of wrestling's most legendary performers, Ric Flair did whatever it took to be the man.


    It was a remarkable and compelling rise to the spotlight. But then came the stunning, confounding, and ultimately tragic fall. "Tommy" tells the story of one-time heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison in a tale that's unlike any other.

    Year of The Scab

    Two weeks into the 1987 NFL season, the players went on strike. As the strike moved across the country, no one felt the heat more than the replacement players, who were caught in the crosshairs of media fueled controversy between owners, players and fans.

    What Carter Lost

    There's high school football, and then there's Texas high school football. Oddly enough though, one of the greatest teams in state history has been lost to time and fate.

    Mike and The Mad Dog

    Mike Francesa and Chris Russo, and their "Mike and The Mad Dog" show ruled afternoon sports talk for 19 years. They were distinctly different personalities who often clashed on and off the air, but in the end, they changed sports radio forever.

    George Best: All By Himself

    He was the Beatles of soccer - a handsome, charismatic lad from Belfast, Northern Ireland who worked wonders with the ball and thrilled Great Britain. But George Best was also the lead in a Shakespearean tragedy fueled by drink and excess and depression.

    Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies

    Celtics/Lakers rivalry is legendary. The two-part film not only gets to the heart of the greatest tug-of-war in NBA history, but also shows how their three riveting Finals in four years in the 1980s fueled the popularity of the NBA.

    This Was The XFL

    A bold challenge, a fearless experiment and ultimately, a spectacular failure. In 2001, sports entertainment titans Dick Ebersol and Vince McMahon launched the XFL. It captured headlines and a sense of undeniable anticipation about what was to come.

    Catholics vs. Convicts

    In 1988, Notre Dame hosted the Miami in what was one of the greatest games in college football history. It was tradition vs. swagger, the No. 4 versus No. 1. But the name still attached came from a t-shirt manufactured by a few Notre Dame students.

    Hit It Hard

    If golf were put to country music, the song would be about John Daly. Ever since he shocked the world by winning the PGA Championship 25 years ago, the blond bomber from Arkansas has been one of the most popular figures in a sport that minds its manners.

    Phi Slama Jama

    They were the most popular fraternity in college basketball in the early 1980s. Led by a Nigerian soccer player and a hometown kid, the University of Houston Cougars not only electrified the NCAA, but they also helped transform the game itself.

    Doc & Darryl

    Reunited at a diner in Queens, the pitcher and the power hitter look back on the glory days ofthe mid-80sand the harrowing nights that turned them fromsurefireHall of Famers into prisoners of their own addictions.


    There's a special place on the southern shore of Lake Erie, at the mouth of the Cuyahoga River where a special group of fans live and no matter what the Tribe, Cavs and Browns do to them, they always still believe.

    This Magic Moment

    In the 1990s, the Orlando Magic, Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway were the talk of the NBA not only on the court, but off it as well. So how did a partnership that burned so bright get extinguished so quickly?

    Fantastic Lies

    On March 13th, 2006, the Duke University lacrosse team had a party. What happened there became a nightmare that changed lives, ruined careers, tarnished a school's reputation and even jeopardized the future of the sport at Duke.

    The '85 Bears

    For one unforgettable season, the Monsters of the Midway were the most dominant force in all of football.

    Four Falls of Buffalo

    The Bills went to four straight Super Bowls from 1990-1993, but they aren't remembered for that feat. They're remembered for losing each one of them.

    Chasing Tyson

    Evander Holyfield knew he could never earn respect until he beat Mike Tyson. When the two finally fought, the world saw two of the sport's most memorable fights.

    The Gospel According to Mac

    Football is a religion to many people. But few know the depths of both faiths as well as former Colorado coach Bill McCartney.

    The Prince of Pennsylvania

    The tragic story of the turbulent relationship between Olympic wrestling stars Mark and Dave Schultz and multimillionaire John du Pont.

    Trojan War

    Pete Carroll led the USC Trojans back to the top of college football. But in Hollywood, you don't always get the perfect ending.