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November 26, 2019

On the Latest Real Sports

Jon Frankel explores the rise of overuse injuries in youth sports; Bryant Gumbel sits down with recently exonerated Huwe Burton, who ran this month’s NYC marathon; Andrea Kremer talks to the new head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ryan Saunders; Amy Van Dyken tells David Scott about the sport that helped her develop a new outlook on life.

Previously on Real Sports

October 2019

David Scott travels with Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri as he returns home to Nigeria with the NBA Championship trophy; Jon Frankel profiles a pet rescue and advocacy organization that rehabilitated and found homes for some of Michael Vick’s dogs; Mary Carillo speaks to Andy Burcham about welcoming the late Rod Bramblett’s children into his family.

September 2019

Richie Incognito discusses his turbulent past; Sonny Bill Williams shows David Scott how a national sport is helping New Zealand cope after the Christchurch shooting; and Jon Frankel explores why we have yet to embrace girls baseball.

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August 2019

Real Sports dives into the disproportionate number of high school football players who have died from heat stroke since 1990; Justin Tucker’s musical talent that helps him on the field; Ryan Lochte turning over a new leaf after a long series of missteps; and Ken Green’s life-changing surgery.

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