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Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

Real Sports is TV's most-honored sports journalism series, with 33 Sports Emmy Awards, including 19 for Outstanding Sports Journalism. Now in its 25th season, the monthly magazine broadcast produces unchartered investigative pieces and in-depth profiles from across the sports spectrum.


Nominated for 2020 Peabody Award and two News & Doc Emmy Awards

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October 20, 2020
On the Latest Real Sports

Soledad O’Brien examines the booming business of online gaming and the teenage boys who are profiting. Bryant Gumbel investigates how MLB has failed to fully integrate the Negro Leagues into its history. David Scott talks to Valentino Dixon, a former prisoner who credits golf for earning him his freedom for a crime he didn’t commit. Plus, Jon Frankel checks in with Steve Gleason, a former NFL player who has used his battle with ALS to develop a remote interview program.

Previously on Real Sports

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September 2020

David Scott explores the dangerous -- and sometimes deadly -- practice of weight-cutting in mixed martial arts. Bryant Gumbel checks in with Jon Dorenbos, an NFL player who was forced to retire early due to a rare heart condition.

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August 2020

Real Sports visits with several athletes figuring out their second act, including Nnamdi Asomugha, former NFL cornerback and now an Executive Producer, and Olympic speed-skating Eddy Alvarez, who just made his Major League debut. Soledad O’Brien gets an update from Bruce Maxwell, the first MLB player to protest racial injustice by kneeling during the anthem.

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July 2020

Bryant Gumbel talks with journalists Peter King, David Alridge, and Tom Verducci about the state of the respective sports they cover. David Scott examines health and safety measures being instituted by the NCAA. Plus, Jon Frankel takes a look at LA’s Skid Row Running club with Founder and Superior Court Judge Craig Mitchell.

Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel

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