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Nick Saban swore that he wouldn't be the coach at Alabama. But while we all know how that story ended, you may not know how it started. Will Shingleton hosts 2000 and Saban, which explores the greatest love triangle in football history, and just how many stars had to align for the Alabama title machine to actually start up.

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Nick Saban swore that he wouldn't be the coach at Alabama. But while we all know how that story ended, you may not know how it started. Will Shingleton hosts 2000 and Saban, which explores the greatest love triangle in football history, and just how many stars had to align for the Alabama title machine to actually start up.

    Pants on Fire

    Pants on Fire

    Nick Saban's gamble on Daunte Culpepper backfires, and his team struggles mightily. As his tenure with the Dolphins begins to unravel, and Mike Shula is let go in Tuscaloosa, the man and the program are now on a collision course. The media is out in full force to cover the story, but getting them together isn't going to be easy, and there will be lots of crushed dreams and hurt feelings along the way. 


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    • 23 min
    A Change in the Weather

    A Change in the Weather

    As the 2005 season ends, the Dolphins scour the free agent and trade markets for a long-term solution for a quarterback. Based on the hype they've been getting, all they need to make waves in the AFC playoffs is some solid play under center. But as they'll soon find out, it's a lot more complicated than that. 


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    • 23 min
    The Most Powerful Coach in Sports - Interview with Monte Burke

    The Most Powerful Coach in Sports - Interview with Monte Burke

    He's closer to Nick Saban himself than just about anyone in sports media, and helped the world outside of sports understand how important the college football coach from West Virginia really was. 2000 and Saban host Will Shingleton interviews writer Monte Burke, writer of Saban: the Making of a Coach, about his experience covering coach Saban and Alabama Football, as well as his relationship with the "Nicktator". 

    Saban: the Making of a Coach by Monte Burke

    Crimson Heart by Mal Moore

    4th and Goal Every Day by Phil Savage

    The RipTide: The Untold Stories From Those Who Built the Alabama Dynasty by Jacob M. Carter

    Crimson Nation by Eli Gold


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    • 30 min
    Two Once-Proud Houses

    Two Once-Proud Houses

    The Miami Dolphins and the Alabama Crimson Tide spent much of the early 2000's trying to restore their former glory. Expectations from a successful past made them desperate to make a change as soon as possible. And with the future of their programs hanging in the balance, they both turned their gazes upon the same solution: Nick Saban. 


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    • 25 min
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    12 years, five championships, and one singular coaching talent. But before Nick Saban could come to Alabama and change the game forever, he had to leave the Dolphins. Which was an ordeal to say the least. Will Shingleton hosts 2000 and Saban, a six-week miniseries about the most famous love triangle in football history. 

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