Tuesday, September 26 2017

On the Next Real Sports

David Scott examines why small, cash-strapped historically black colleges are getting rich pay days to play, and lose, to big-time sports programs. Bryant Gumbel sits down with F1 star Lewis Hamilton. Plus, a profile of the McDonough Brothers, three siblings with high-profile positions in the sports world.

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July 2017

Previously on Real Sports

Real Sports visits the capital of the Chechen Republic to explore the strange world of the Akhmat MMA fight club, founded and run by military dictator Ramzan Kadyrov, and examines global warming’s impact on the Great Barrier Reef.


HBO Receives 18 News and Docs Emmy Nominations

Real Sports segment “Cost of the Game: The Dangers of Youth Football” has been nominated for Outstanding Investigative Report by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Read the full announcement here.


Real Sports Wins 2 Emmys

HBO took home five trophies from the 38th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. See the full list of winners here.


Real Sports Receives Peter Jennings Award

The series was honored for its 2016 expose on the International Olympic Committee. This is Real Sports' second award from the OPC. Read here for more on the 78th Annual OPC Award winners.


HBO Receives 35 Guild Awards

Real Sports took home the award for Outstanding Sports Program. See the full list of HBO winners here.

July 26, 2016

The Lords of the Rings

Ahead of the Rio Olympics, Real Sports took a comprehensive look at the powerful and largely unchecked International Olympic Committee.

April 19, 2016


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.


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