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Correspondent Jon Frankel delves into the controversial world of bullfighting and Mary Carillo sits down with up-and-coming American tennis phenom Frances Tiafoe. Plus, a profile on Jeff Glasbrenner, an amputee who recently added climbing Mount Everest to his impressive list of athletic feats.

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Remembering Frank Deford

Real Sports is saddened by the loss of correspondent Frank Deford, who passed away May 28, 2017 at the age of 78. Read more about Deford’s contribution to HBO Sports here.

May 2017

Previously on Real Sports

David Scott reports on the biggest sexual abuse scandal in British soccer history. Plus, Bryant Gumbel profiles L.A. Dodgers Spanish language broadcaster Jaime Jarrin and Soledad O'Brien interviews autistic pinball whiz Robert Gagno.


Real Sports Wins 2 Emmys

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

IRE Awards

Real Sports Wins HBO’s First-Ever IRE

The segment "The Lords of the Rings" investigating the International Olympic Committee was honored for "excellence in investigative reporting by a large broadcast network." See the full list of Investigative Reporters & Editors award 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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