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The League

Written by: Paul Cuschieri,Jonita Davis,Jane Coaston,Tim Livingston,Eli Lloyd
Narrated by: Taylor Rooks,Richard Sherman
  • Summary

  • Ever wonder who stole Tom Brady’s irreplaceable Super Bowl jersey, and how he got it back? What Bruce Lee’s protégé taught the Dallas Cowboys that led to a Super Bowl victory? How the first ever female broadcaster broke through the NFL’s glass ceiling in 1974?

    The League is a docu-series about the most bizarre, inspirational, and unlikely stories connected to America’s favorite sport. Go beyond the game and dive deep into the vaults of professional football’s incredibly colorful history.

    Thursday Night Football commentator, Super Bowl champion, and legendary smack talker Richard Sherman and sports broadcaster and rising star Taylor Rooks cohost. From Joy Road Entertainment, The League promises unrivaled and untold stories that offer equal parts history, entertainment, and social commentary, spanning all the way from the '40s to the present.

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  • Trailer: The League
    Nov 11 2022

    Ever wonder who stole Tom Brady’s irreplaceable Super Bowl jersey, and how he got it back? What Bruce Lee’s protégé taught the Dallas Cowboys that led to a Super Bowl victory? How the first ever female broadcaster broke through the NFL’s glass ceiling in 1974?

    The League is a docu-series about the most bizarre, inspirational, and unlikely stories connected to America’s favorite sport. Go beyond the game and dive deep into the vaults of professional football’s incredibly colorful history.

    Thursday Night Football commentators, Super Bowl champion and legendary smack talker Richard Sherman and sports broadcaster and rising star Taylor Rooks co-host. From Joy Road Entertainment, The League promises unrivaled and untold stories that offer equal parts history, entertainment, and social commentary, spanning all the way from the '40s to the present.

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    2 mins
  • The Wei of the Cowboy
    Dec 1 2022
    In 1977, the Dallas Cowboys brought in Bruce Lee protege, Dan Inosanto, to teach their defense martial arts, paving the way for a championship season for America’s Team and ushering in a new approach in the way the rest of the league trained.
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    29 mins
  • More Than a Jersey
    Dec 1 2022
    When Tom Brady's jersey went missing in the wake of the Patriots epic comeback victory in Super Bowl LI, it triggered one of the most furious investigations in recent history. Beneath the investigation's many plot-twists that eventually would locate the jersey and the culprit, a little-known fact was revealed - the stolen jersey was classified as a "work of art" by the F.B.I.
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    33 mins

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