‘Long Gone Summer’ picks up 1998 where ‘The Last Dance’ left off

Rick Telander and Richard Roeper switch gears from NBA to MLB as they discuss the latest ESPN “30 for 30” documentary.

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Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander and entertainment critic Richard Roeper switch gears from basketball to baseball as “The Last Dance” leads us to “Long Gone Summer,” ESPN’s latest “30 for 30” documentary following the 1998 baseball season where Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs and Mark McGwire of the St. Louis Cardinals went head to head to beat Roger Maris’ home run record.

“Long Gone Summer” airs on ESPN at 8 p.m. CST Sunday.

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