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Violent Connection

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Jon Frankel visits Boston University, where neuroscientists have conducted studies concluding that more than 50% of former athletes, most of them former football players, who had the brain disease CTE developed some kind of violent physical behavior despite no prior history of violence.

Playing for Peanuts

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Despite what might be MLB's largest economic boom, the profits aren't reaching the lower ranks of pro baseball. In addition to receiving no compensation for spring training service or instructional league assignments, players are paid only for the five months they play, are not represented by a union and have no say in working conditions or salary structure.

Eat What You Kill

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Americans eat an average of 200 pounds of meat a year, but many give no thought to how it gets to their plates. However, a growing contingency of carnivores in the U.S. preach a lifestyle guided by the "Eat What You Kill" philosophy. Those men and women only consume animal meat that they have hunted and prepared themselves.

Revenge of the Nerds

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Whether video gaming, or eSports, is the anti-sport or the sport of the next generation, it's big business, currently grossing more than $60 billion a year. That's roughly four times the size of the music business and nearly twice the size of the film industry.

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Football Panel

Bryant Gumbel hosts a roundtable discussion with correspondents Frank Deford, Jon Frankel, Bernard Goldberg and Andrea Kremer to address the subject of domestic violence in the NFL.

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Overtime: Daily Fantasy

September's Segment

Carl Quintanilla joins Bryant Gumbel in this segment of Real Sports Overtime to discuss the pay-to-play fantasy sports landscape.

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Web Clip: Chelsea Oliver

Chelsea Oliver, wife of former NFL player Paul Oliver, describes her personal experience with domestic abuse and how the NFL's head injury crisis may be linked to domestic violence.

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Magic Tricks and Skateboarding

August's Segment

Watch August's edition of Real Sports Overtime for more on Jon Dorenbos's amazing magic tricks and skateboarding mogul Rob Dyrdek's plans for the future.

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A Tale of Two Cities

Gumbel Commentary

A tale of two cities: Williamsport, PA and Ferguson, MO.

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Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Wins Its 26th Emmy

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel received an award at the 35th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards held in New York City and has now been honored with 26 Sports Emmy Awards in the program's history.

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Web Clip: Violent Connection

Ep. 211

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Web Clip: Eat What You Kill

Ep. 211

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Web Clip: Playing for Peanuts

Ep. 211

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Web Clip: Revenge of the Nerds

Ep. 211

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