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January 2016

Previously on 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.

2017 GUILD AWARDS

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.

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. 238 Trailer (January 2017)

The Game He Loved

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.

Ep. 238 Trailer (January 2017)

The Hooper's Pass

Host Bryant Gumbel returns to his hometown of Chicago to report from Marshall High School, site of the iconic sports film, Hoop Dreams. There he hears from former basketball players who explain how they were spared the gun violence that now threatens today's local athletes.

Ep. 238 Trailer (January 2017)

Mind Games

Correspondent Bernie Goldberg sits down with Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel, who in his spare time is pursuing a PhD in mathematics at MIT.

Ep. 229 full segment

Trumped

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.

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