ESPN continues to bring sports content to its viewers and fans, adding four more sports films to its programming schedule next week, beginning with the TV premiere of “Koshien: Japan’s Field of Dreams” on Monday, June 29th at 7pm ET. The film, an international co-production between Cineric Creative, NHK, and NHK Enterprises, follows coaches and players in Japan’s historic 100th National High School Baseball Tournament, including the alma mater of Shohei Ohtani and Yusei Kikuchi. Immediately following, at 9pm on June 29th, is the world premiere of “EDDIE,” a documentary on Hall of Fame basketball coach Eddie Sutton, from 1577 Production in association with Takashi Entertainment. “Finding Big Country,” a film, from Big Country Studios, will air on Wednesday, July 1st at 7pm ET. The film follows a superfan of the Vancouver Grizzlies who searches for her childhood hero, the maligned and reclusive former NBA player Big Country Bryant Reeves. And the world premiere of “Born to Play,” from Park Pictures, documenting the Boston Renegades of the female tackle football league, will follow on July 1st at 8pm ET.
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