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'Without Bias' looks back at Len Bias' shocking death

Up next in ESPN's "30 for 30" documentary series:

Kirk Fraser's "Without Bias" at 8 p.m. Tuesday - a World Series off day! - in which he looks back at the death of Len Bias in June of 1986.

As Michael Wilbon correctly points out in the film, it is difficult for anyone over 70 or under 25 to understand the magnitude of the story at the time.

But for those of us in and around Bias' generation, few sports deaths have been as shocking and sobering.

The publicity for the film suggests important new ground in the story is broken here. I'm not so sure about that.

Its strength is that it gathers a staggeringly thorough array of talking heads who know the story best - including Bias' family and the men who were with him on that fateful night.

Tags: ESPN , Len Bias

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