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Netflix Has a New Documentary to Get You Ready for Football This Fall


Just in time to get you in the mood for college football, Netflix has a new documentary coming out.

Last Chance U is a gut-wrenching behind-the-scenes look at the world of college football. Inspired by the GQ article of the same name, Last Chance U follows the stories of elite athletes in tough life circumstances who struggle to find their redemption on a champion community college football team and hopefully realize their dreams of competing at the next level in this six-part documentary series.

This is not the first Netflix original documentary about sports. The Short Game was a Netflix first original documentary about sports and was also their first original documentary back in 2013. The Short Game, follows the lives of a handful of the best 7-year old golfers in the world as they train for and compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf.

You can also find The Battered Basters of Baseball, a Netflix original documentary. This is the colorful true story of the Portland Mavericks, a scrappy, independent baseball team of underdogs started by actor Bing Russell in the 1970s.

With the addition of Last Chance U, Netflix now has 21 original documentaries covering a range of topics from political documentaries to documentaries about people you may never have heard of. Last Chance U will come to Netflix July 29, 2016.

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4 Responses to Netflix Has a New Documentary to Get You Ready for Football This Fall

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    FREETELEVISION July 8, 2016 at 7:09 am #

    What has this to do with Cord Cutting. Getting more like the Siskel and Ebert column, or TV Guide.

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      Cord Cutters News July 8, 2016 at 7:11 am #

      We have always and will always cover what content is available to cord cutters. Part of getting the most out of being a cord cutter is knowing what is out there.

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        FREETELEVISION July 8, 2016 at 7:27 am #

        NETFLIX is available to huggers and cutters. Have a nice day thanks. I love your site. I read it every morning right after the NYT. I have been a cord cutter for over 12 years. I’m 72.