On the Latest Real Sports

Correspondent Jon Frankel revisits the story of Kevin Turner, a former NFL player who died in 2016 from ALS and whose brain is being studied for CTE. Plus, Bryant Gumbel explores why young star athletes in Chicago are no longer protected from the city's gun violence.

Watch the Trailer

Watch Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

  1. TelevisionTue, Jan 24, 10:00PM ETEpisode 85: Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 238 (January 2017)HBO EAST
  2. NOW & GOAvailable
  3. On Demand1 episode available



HBO Gets 28 Guild Nominations

Real Sports was nominated for Outstanding Sports Program by the Producers' Guild. Check out the full list of HBO nominees.

December 2016

Previously on Real Sports

The Real Sports team discusses its most memorable stories from 2016, including new technology that could change baseball and the controversy surrounding Donald Trump's Scottish golf resort.

Remembering Craig Sager

Veteran NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager passed away on Dec. 15, 2016. Real Sports correspondent Bernard Goldberg met with Sager earlier in the year right after he had been diagnosed with cancer for the third time. 

Ep. 236 Trailer (November 2016)

Cost of the Game

Real Sports looks at why the youngest football players in the U.S. -- those with the most vulnerable bodies and brains -- are often the least protected from catastrophic injury. 

Ep. 236 Trailer (November 2016)

The Witness

Chuck Blazer's former companion, Mary Lynn Blanks, tells the inside story of his rise and fall from the heights of FIFA. Plus, former FBI agent Richard Frankel details Blazer's flip to government informant.

Ep. 236 Trailer (November 2016)

Punjabi Hockey

Correspondent Andrea Kremer heads to Canada to meet with Harnarayan Singh and the rest of his broadcast team who have succeeded in cultivating a new audience of hockey fans with their Punjabi broadcast of NHL games. 

Ep. 229 full segment


In 2006, Donald Trump embarked on a mission to build one of the greatest luxury golf resorts in the world on the historic northeast coast of Scotland. The project sparked heated opposition from locals who believed the venture would spoil their pristine coastline.

George F. Peabody Award

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel was awarded its second prestigious George F. Peabody Award.

Watch Real Sports on HBO NOW

Nothing is out of bounds: Every episode of the award-winning series is on HBO NOW, no TV package required.

Join the Conversation on Twitter

Follow @HBO and use hashtag #RealSports to join the conversation on Twitter