Tickets remain for Tuesday night Delaney film screening at NSU

Joe Delaney-1980 sideline

Under 70 tickets remained available Friday morning for Tuesday evening’s screening of the ESPN 30 For 30 Short Film “Delaney” at NSU’s Magale Recital Hall.

Tickets, $10 each, are available at or by calling the NSU Ticket Office at 357-4268 during business hours Monday or Tuesday. If any remain, they will be available at the Magale Recital Hall Tuesday evening when a 6:30 reception precedes the 7 p.m. screening hosted by “Delaney” producer Grant Curtis and the Demons Unlimited Foundation.

Casual attire is welcomed for the event, which should conclude about 8:15. After the film, which runs approximately 20 minutes, a panel of former teammates and friends of Joe Delaney will discuss the film and his life. Delaney, a two-sport All-American who became a Pro Bowl running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, perished in a June 1983 attempt to rescue three drowning children, one who survived.

A  “Delaney” screening is also being held on Wednesday night in Shreveport. For ticket information for that event, visit The film will debut Aug. 19 on ESPN platforms to be announced soon by the network.

Curtis has been a producer on the “Spider-Man” film trilogy, “Oz the Great and Powerful,” and is currently involved with “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2.”