ESPN Presents "Stories from the Comeback Season: How Sports Helped a Nation Heal"

Join us for a special film screening and live program presented in conjunction with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum's new special exhibition, Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11.

Sports have long claimed a central position in American life. In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, sports helped to unite the country, console a grieving nation, and give us a reason to cheer again. “Get Up!” host Mike Greenberg interviews some of the coaches, athletes, and fans whose stories marked key emotional milestones in this extraordinary comeback season.

Featuring special guests:
New York Yankees manager Joe Torre
Former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine
Former New York Rangers captain Mark Messier
Former New York Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde
Former New York Giants tight end Howard Cross
Former New England Patriots offensive guard
Joe Andruzzi
Former U.S. Women’s Soccer Team member Kate Markgraf
Additional guests to be announced.

5:00 p.m.: Special exhibition viewing

6:30 p.m.: Film screening and live program in Foundation Hall

Museum Member Reservations
Seating will be first-come, first-served.

General Reservations
Free admission Tuesday ticketholders will have standing room access only.

Advance reservation required. This event will be recorded; footage will be adapted for broadcast and used in promotional materials in support of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is committed to accommodating visitors with disabilities. If you need accommodations, please contact access@911memorial.org for more information.

This program is co-produced by ESPN and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.

Presentation of "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11" has been made possible in part through the support of the Anheuser-Busch Foundation, Major League Baseball and the New York Mets/Jeff Wilpon.

Credit: Photograph by Pat Crowe II, AP Photo


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