What “Disgraced” Says About the State of Amateurism and College Sports
During the summer of 2003, Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy disappeared and was later found murdered. Between June 12 and July 25, the sordid circumstances surrounding his case captured national attention.
In “Disgraced,” a new documentary now available on SHOWTIME, director Pat Kondelis, who has carved out a niche as a heavyweight in the sports documentary realm with “Outcry” and “The Scheme", utilized live interviews with detectives, teammates of Dennehy, his parents and even ignominious Baylor coach Dave Bliss to chronicle what transpired in the wake of Dennehy’s disappearance.
“Disgraced” is arguably his best work yet and in 2018 the film earned the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Long Sports Documentary...