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Mississippi Doc Series Opens With Chronicle Of South Panola HS Football

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Batesville, Miss., population about 7,500 at the 2010 census, wouldn’t seem at first glance to be the ideal location for a national high school football power. But as the debut film in the “Between the Pines: Mississippi’s Greatest Sports Stories” series, “The University of South Panola (USP),” which debuted in ...

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‘Fastball’ Goes High And Tight

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“What is a film about the fastball?” That’s the question that Jonathan Hock, director of the best sports documentaries you have seen or should see (The Lost Son of Havana, Off the Rez, “30 for 30” shorts “The Best there Never Was,” “Of Miracles and Men,” to name just four) ...

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Aaron Leads Off ‘Major League Legends’ Series On Smithsonian Channel

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This will be worth locating Smithsonian Channel on your pay TV lineup, if somehow you haven’t already… “The Hammer of Hank Aaron” is the first in Smithsonian’s “Major League Legends” series, debuting this week. The documentary focuses on Aaron’s sometimes overlooked role in the early post-integration days of Major League ...

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