Sun-Times columnists Richard Roeper and Rick Telander dissect every episode of ESPN's "The Last Dance" docuseries as they reminisce about their own experience covering the legendary 90's Chicago Bulls.
Summer of '98: Sosa, McGwire and Steroids | Discussing ESPN's 'Long Gone Summer'
Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander and entertainment critic Richard Roeper switch gears from basketball to baseball as "The Last Dance" leads us to "Long Gone Summer," ESPN's latest “30 for 30” documentary following the 1998 baseball season where Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs and Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals went head to head to beat Roger Maris’ home run record.
'The Last Dance' Episodes 9 & 10 | Bulls defeat Jazz as ‘The Last Dance’ wraps up the end of an era
Sunday’s airing of ESPN’s “The Last Dance” concluded with episodes nine and ten. Listen to hosts Richard Roeper and Rick Telander relive the unusually loud cacophony of fans, horns and ambience in the Delta Center and their take on where this particular series lives in the history of sports documentaries.
'The Last Dance' Episodes 7 & 8 | Michael Jordan trades the court for a diamond as ‘The Last Dance’ covers his first retirement
Episodes seven and eight of ESPN’s docuseries “The Last Dance” cover the shocking murder of James Jordan and Michael’s first retirement where he trades basketball for a run at baseball. Hosts Richard Roeper and Rick Telander also recap the production of “Space Jam” and the players who would head to the Warner Bros. backlot to keep Jordan in shape.
'The Last Dance' Episodes 5 & 6 | Michael takes flight with Air Jordans but lands in gambling trouble
Episodes five and six of ESPN’s docuseries “The Last Dance” cover the marketing deal that would change shoes forever. Hosts Richard Roeper and Rick Telander recap the story of Air Jordans, the Dream Team and how Michael Jordan handled the tough aspects of fame.
'The Last Dance' Episodes 3 & 4 | Heading down a Dennis Rodman "Worm"hole
Episodes 3 & 4 of ESPN's docuseries "The Last Dance" tackle the backstory of Dennis Rodman and coach Phil Jackson. A prepared Rick Telander has the Worm's rebound stats in hand as he and Richard Roeper take a deep dive into Rodman's infamous Vegas vacation and director Jason Hehir's interviewing techniques.
Recapping 'The Last Dance' | Episodes 1 & 2
Sun-Times columnist and entertainment critic Richard Roeper is joined by Sun-Times sports writer and 'The Last Dance' star Rick Telander to discuss the first two episodes of the ESPN documentary series.