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Hannah Storm on her Danica Patrick documentary and the motorsport star’s future

The words vulnerable, powerful and resilient would best describe the very transparent depiction of Danica Patrick, 35, in the “Danica” documentary, which is directed and co-produced by ESPN’s Hannah Storm in conjunction with Epix. Read More…

Hannah Storm featured on CBS Sports We Need to Talk

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Hannah Storm & Danika Patrick Stop By The Build Series To Talk About The Epix Documentary “Danika”

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Danica Patrick is loving life. But does the NASCAR star still love her job?

It’ll be pretty obvious to anyone who watches the new “Danica” documentary that Danica Patrick madly and deeply loves her family, her dogs, her boyfriend, yoga, her woman cave, and her coffee-cup collection.Read More…

What Really Drives Danica Patrick? It’s So Much More Than Cars

If all you know of NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is what you see and hear on the racetrack, then you don’t really know Danica Patrick at all.. Read More…

Trailer fro Danika Patrick Documentary Highlights Life Outside of Nascar

Danica Patrick’s future in NASCAR has been a guessing game for months, particularly after she and Stewart-Haas Racing announced in September that she won’t race for the team in the 2018 season. Read More…

Here’s What Danica Patrick & Hannah Storm Would Change About NASCAR

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Epix documentary takes an intimate look at Danica Patrick beyond the track

With a seemingly endless stream of endorsements and a larger-than-life persona, Danica Patrick has never been just a race car driver, but rather a cultural phenomenon.
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Epix Preps Documentaries About Danica Patrick, George Foreman

Epix has a pair of documentaries, about Danica Patrick (pictured) and George Foreman, ready to roll come fall. Danica, about the auto racing superstar, is directed by ESPN anchor Hannah Storm. It is produced by Epix in conjunction with Storm’s Brainstormin Productions.
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ESPN Frontline with Hannah Storm

A Q7A with Hannah Storm about ESPN Films’ new SEC Storied doc Shaq & Dale. Read More…

Hannah Storm throws down a slam dunk with ‘Shaq & Dale’

Sometimes as a journalist, you have a story so good in your head and in your hands you tell yourself what Hannah Storm did after the day she spent filming Shaquille O’Neal and Dale Brown on the LSU campus in February 2014. Read More…

Q&A with Shaquille

ESPN Films’ new SEC Storied doc Shaq & Dale looks back at the famed basketball center’s early years. Read More…

 

‘Shaq & Dale’ documentary set for SEC Network Monday

“Shaq & Dale,” a poignant story of the long relationship between one of LSU’s greatest stars and the school’s winningest basketball coach, premieres Monday night on SEC Network. Read More…

 

Shaquille O’Neal’s days at LSU to be featured in ‘Shaq and Dale,’ premiering tonight on SEC Network

We know him as one of the best centers ever to play the game, a four-time NBA champion, a three-time NBA Finals MVP and a man of many nicknames. Shaq Diesel. Shaq Fu. The Big Aristotle. Read More…

 

ESPN’s “Shaq & Dale” is a slam dunk

Shaq & Dale promises from its outset to be not a film about basketball, but one of friendship. And like the letters that began in Baton Rouge and arrived in Wildflecken in the summer of 1985, that promise is delivered. Read More…

 

ATVS Reviews: Shaq & Dale

ESPN Films has quickly become one of the most respected components of the sports media giant’s empire. Read More…

 

Shaq & Dale

The SEC Storied documentary, directed by ESPN’s Hannah Storm, delves into the relationship between legendary Tiger coach Dale Brown and basketball megastar Shaquille O’Neal. Read More…

 

Q&A with Shaquille

ESPN Films’ new SEC Storied doc Shaq & Dale looks back at the famed basketball center’s early years. Read More…

 

“Shaq & Dale” is all about friendship and should not be missed

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Shaq & Dale

Director Hannah Storm told me in my column on the documentary she built her film around the lifelong friendship between former LSU basketball star Shaquille O’Neal and his coach Dale Brown. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw Narrates Upcoming ‘Shaq & Dale’ Documentary

ESPN Films’ inspiring lines set the tone for the uplifting behind-the-scenes look at two sports legends. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw Narrates ESPN Films’ Shaquille O’Neal Documentary

Tim McGraw, who first hit the big screen in the football drama Friday Night Lights, will soon be featured on the small screen, sharing the story of long-lasting friendship between two legends of another sport. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw Narrates Shaq & Dale Documentary

ESPN Films has announced that Louisiana native McGraw will narrate a new documentary about NBA great Shaquille O’Neal and his former Louisiana State University (LSU) basketball coach Dale Brown. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw to Narrate ESPN Films ‘Shaq & Dale’ Documentary

Tim McGraw is a singer and an actor, but now he’s about to take on a new role. The Louisiana native will narrate a new ESPN documentary, Shaq & Dale, about NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and his Louisiana State University basketball coach, Dale Brown. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw Narrates Upcoming ‘Shaq & Dale’ Documentary

ESPN Films recently announced that Tim McGraw is narrating a new documentary about NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal and his former Louisiana State University (LSU) basketball coach Dale Brown. The film, called Shaq & Dale, explores the men’s friendship both on and off the court. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw Narrated a Documentary About Shaquille O’Neal and Former LSU Coach Dale Brown

Tim McGraw’s voice will grace ESPN’s upcoming documentary about the relationship between Shaquille O’Neal and former Louisiana State University basketball coach, Dale Brown. Shaq & Dale is the next film to be featured in the SEC Storied series and it will air on April 13 on the SEC Network. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw To Narrate ESPN Documentary on Shaquille O’Neal

Tim McGraw is using his “Southern Voice” for something a little different. The country star will narrate an episode of SEC Storied showcasing basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal’s longtime relationship with Dale Brown, the coach who served as Shaq’s mentor. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw Narrating New Shaquille O’Neal/Dale Brown ESPN Documentary

Louisiana native Tim McGraw has been enlisted as the narrator of a new ESPN documentary called Shaq & Dale. Read More…

 

Tim McGraw To Narrate Shaq & Dale Documentary

Tim McGraw has been set to narrate a new ESPN documentary, Shaq & Dale, which is about NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and his Louisiana State University coach, Dale Brown. Read More…

 

Take a sneak peek at the trailer for the ESPN “SEC Storied” documentary on the Shaquille O’Neal and Dale Brown relationship

The long relationship between former LSU coach Dale Brown and former Tigers star Shaquille O’Neal will be featured next month in the popular SEC Storied series produced by ESPN Films. Read More…

 

ESPN Films and espnW Announce Nine for IX Shorts Documentary Series

ESPN Films and espnW will launch a new short documentary series, Nine for IX Shorts, this July. A preview of the series, titled “Love & Payne” and directed by ESPN’s Hannah Storm, debuts today on espnW.com. Read More…

 

Happy again, Sheryl Swoopes opens up in documentary chronicling her life

Sheryl Swoopes is finally happy again.
It’s no surprise that her joy comes at a time when she’s back on the basketball court — a place where she’s always felt comfortable. Only this time it’s as a coach and not a player. Read More…

 

New 9 for IX: Hannah Storm examines the ups and downs of Sheryl Swoopes

Sheryl Swoopes has famously been labeled as the female Michael Jordan, but that’s only part of the story. Read More…

 

Sheryl Swoopes living her life in the spotlight

Sheryl Swoopes has lived 42 years as a child of poverty, a millionaire, a superstar, a mom, a diva, a wife, a has-been, a bankrupt, a divorcee, a celebrity, a woman of evolving sexual identity, a teammate, a marketing icon. Read More…

 

Sheryl Swoopes Nine for IX Preview

When ESPN airs it’s next documentary from the series “Nine for IX”, former Houston Comets star Sheryl Swoopes will be telling her story. Read More…

 

SWOOPES

Sheryl Swoopes was counted upon to launch the fledgling WNBA. She was already a household name, having had one of the greatest NCAA tournaments in history, leading Texas Tech to its first title, and drawing breathless comparisons to Michael Jordan along the way. Read More…

 

How Sheryl Swoopes’s Pregnancy Changed Professional Sports Forever

Before her, hardly any female athletes had given birth mid-career. Sixteen years later, it’s relatively normal. Read More…

 

Sheryl Swoopes’s Hoop Dreams and Whole Truths

Her talent, individuality, and sexuality came to define an era in women’s basketball. An ESPN documentary traces the ups and downs of one of the most talented and polarizing players in the WNBA. Read More…

 

Sheryl Swoopes’ Captivating Story to Be Depicted in ‘ESPN Films Nine for IX’

Before there was Candace Parker, the super-combination of mother, wife and best women’s basketball player on the planet, there was Sheryl Swoopes doing the same thing. Read More…

 

YOUR REACTION TO ‘SWOOPES’

Here is some reaction to Tuesday night’s premiere of “Swoopes.” The documentary film, directed by Hannah Storm, is part of ESPN Films and espnW’s Nine for IX series. Read More…

 

WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes reveals her financial troubles, her old Comet feuds and more

Sheryl Swoopes is finally happy again. It’s no surprise that her joy comes at a time when she’s back on the basketball court — a place where she’s always felt comfortable. Only this time it’s as a coach and not a player. Read More…

 

Back on the court, Sheryl Swoopes is happy again

Sheryl Swoopes is finally happy again. It’s no surprise that her joy comes at a time when she’s back on the basketball court — a place where she’s always felt comfortable. Only this time it’s as a coach and not a player. Read More…

 

Hannah Storm & Sheryl Swoopes FOX 26 Houston interview

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ESPN, Hannah Storm profile Sheryl Swoopes

“Swoopes,” the latest in ESPN’s “Nine for IX” summer documentary series, premieres at 8 p.m. Tuesday, and is well worth your time. Read More…

 

ESPN’s Nine for IX documentary “Swoopes” premieres in River Oaks

A small group of around 100 close family members and friends of legendary women’s basketball player and former Houston Comets star Sheryl Swoopes gathered in River Oaks Wednesday night for the exclusive premiere of ESPN’s Nine for IX documentary “Swoopes”. Read More…

 

ESPN’s Hannah Storm Discuses Sheryl Swoopes’ Legacy

ESPN sportscaster Hannah Storm is a trailblazer for female sportscasters. She recently directed the “Nine for IX” film “Swoopes” about Sheryl Swoopes, the woman famously called the “female Michael Jordan.”. Watch Video…

 

Swoopes, Storm star in new documentary

Hannah Storm and Sheryl Swoopes both faced new horizons when they first met in the summer of 1997 — Storm as a play-by-play announcer with NBC Sports and Swoopes as a member of the WNBA Comets. Both, too, were new mothers. Read More…

 

Hannah Storm and Brainstormin’ Productions to Receive 2012 Gracie Award at the 37th Annual Gracie Awards Gala Presented by the Alliance For Women in Media

Hannah Storm of Brainstormin’ Productions will receive the 2012 Gracie Award® for Outstanding Individual Achievement: Producer–Entertainment for the video, “Iraq Vet takes on Mount Kilimanjaro.” This video is part of espnW’s Journeys & Victories series created in partnership with P&G. Journeys & Victories is an original digital series designed to motivate and inspire women through aspirational stories and compelling personal journeys. Read More…

 

Brainstormin’ Productions Produces Videos of Inspirational Women; Part of espnW’s Journeys and Victories Series

Brainstormin’ Productions, led by ESPN anchor, Hannah Storm, is collaborating with espnW, ESPN’s first business dedicated to serving female athletes and fans, to produce a series of video stories highlighting inspirational women as part of Journeys and Victories. Read More…

 

BrainStormin’ Productions Presents “Moving the Goal” Film for espnW “HERoics”; Series for FIFA 2011 Women’s World Cup

BrainStormin’ Productions, founded by ESPN anchor, Hannah Storm, recently completed the production of “Moving the Goal,” the story of Kelly Smith, England’s premier women’s soccer star and her previously untold story of her battle with alcoholism. Read More…

 

Hannah Storm Receives 2011 Gracie Award

Hannah Storm receives a 2011 Gracie Award for Outstanding Producer-News/Non-fiction for her work on Unmatched. Read More…

 

A Q&A with FILMAKER Hannah Storm

Most ESPN viewers know Hannah Storm as an on-air personality for some of the biggest events in sports, from the NBA Finals to Wimbledon. But recently, Storm has taken on a new, behind-the-scenes role at the network: documentary filmmaker. Read More…

 

Houston Chronicle, “Hannah Storm Long on Gumption”

n the same fashion as the fictional Mary Richards of the 1970s Mary Tyler Moore Show, Hannah Storm apparently had spunk on her side when she landed her first big-time job in 1985, hosting Rockets pregame and postgame shows on KTXH (Channel 20) at age 23. Read More…

 

NY Times, “The Best of Rivals and Best of Friends, Then and Always”

That’s a woman thing,” Chris Evert was saying the other night. Evert was talking about the bond between her and Martina Navratilova, which grew only stronger as they played each other an incredible 80 times. Read More…

 

NY Post, “Evert, Navratilova agree: We had the best rivalry ever”

Chris Evert arrived at the Tribeca Theatres on Thursday night in four-inch heels. As she stood posing for pictures with Martina Navratilova before the screening of “Unmatched,” Evert quipped, “I’m finally taller than Martina”. Read More…

 

Forbes, “Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova: The Best Rivalry Ever?”

On an early October morning, at a beach house in Amagansett, Martina Navratilova leaned across the arm of her Adirondack chair and plucked a piece of sweater fuzz from the tip of Chris Evert’s nose. “You don’t want that in the shot,” said Navratilova. The Atlantic gleamed in the background. Read More…

 

LA Times, “Television review: ‘Unmatched’ on ESPN”

The ’30 for 30′ documentary details the fierce tennis rivalry and enduring friendship between Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. Read More…