ESPN Documentary Explores Sports After 9/11

Dozens of seated people watch several people speaking onstage beside the Last Column at Foundation Hall. A video is projected on a wall and the lighting in the hall has been dimmed for the event.
ESPN films “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11” in the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Photo by Jin S. Lee, 9/11 Memorial.

The 9/11 Memorial Museum’s newest special exhibition “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11” has been drawing crowds and demonstrating how sports gave the country a reason to cheer again following the 9/11 attacks.

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, ESPN will air a primetime documentary special “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11,” which offers extensive interviews with athletes, coaches and those in the 9/11 community and provides an in-depth look at iconic moments across U.S. sporting leagues in the weeks and months following the attacks.

Tune in at 7:00 p.m. EST to catch the full program and watch the trailer below. Learn more about “Comeback Season” at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

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