In the month of October, TPT is your destination for sports. All month long we’ll be showcasing groundbreaking documentaries that highlight national and local sports legends. From Jackie Robinson to the 1960 Minnesota Gophers — there’s a sports highlight reel on the schedule for everyone.
Becoming Big League explores how sport was changing in 1960 and how that changed Minnesota. From Olympic hockey to High School hoops, from pro-sports origins to Big Ten titles, Becoming Big League is a retro sports page come to life that illustrates how 1960 might be the most dynamic year in Minnesota Sports history. A Twin Cities PBS Original production.
TPT 2 Monday, October 14 at 9 pm
TPT LIFE Thursday, October 17 at 8 pm
‘Sports Talk’ From Twin Cities PBS
AMERICAN MASTERS: TED WILLIAMS
Discover the many sides of baseball great Ted Williams, including his complex relationships with his family, press and fans and his feelings about his Mexican-American background.
TPT 2 Tuesday, October 1 at 7pm
TPT 2 Sunday, October 6 at 5pm
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Exploring the legacy of a man whose exemplary life and aspirational message of equality continues to be a major influence on the lives of countless Americans.
TPT 2 Part 1 – Sunday, October 6 at 1pm
TPT 2 Part 2 – Sunday, October 6 at 3pm
GAME ON: WOMEN CAN COACH
Celebrate female coaching pioneers and dispel narratives about women in sports leadership.
TPT 2 Sunday, October 6 at 8am
TPT MN Sunday, October 6 at 9pm
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FINDING YOUR ROOTS
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves deep into the roots of athlete and television personality Michael Strahan.
TPT 2 Tuesday, October 22 at 7pm
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Find more ‘Sports Talk’ on TPT MN and TPT LIFE
Men in the Arena — see full schedule
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