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September 21, 2021
On the Latest Real Sports

Andrea Kremer sits down with Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis. Jon Frankel checks in with Jerry Garcia, the firefighter who's played a vital role in the fight to save the forests of the American West. And Real Sports reconnects with NFL reporter Adam Schefter, who married the widow of a 9/11 victim and has raised their son as his own.

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Force For Change

With police use of force increasingly under focus, the first family of MMA is teaching cops Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a method to apprehend suspects using the least possible force.

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This bi-weekly podcast, hosted by Real Sports producer Max Gershberg, offers an inside look at stories from the latest episode of the show as well as the Real Sports archives.

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August 2021

Real Sports correspondant John Frankel explores the booming industry of sports card trading. Mary Carillo investigates allegations of rampant sexual abuse within the glitzy world of All-Star cheerleading. And David Scott examines the art of jiu jitsu in police training.

A grower inspects a plant inside a cannabis greenhouse
July 2021

David Scott speaks with former NBA player Al Harrington about his venture into the billion-dollar cannabis industry. Soledad O’Brien examines how numerous hunting contests across the country have been set up to help curb animal populations. And Mary Carillo talks to 10-year-old chess prodigy Tani Adewumi about his Grandmaster title and more.

Brazil player getting vaccinated
June 2021

Soledad O’Brien explores a new business that treats baseball players as investable commodities. David Scott examines the IOC’s relentless push towards the Tokyo Olympics no matter the cost to public health. Mary Carillo profiles one of the world's best female street skaters. And Bryant Gumbel updates his report on the global “Bike Boom” that took the world by storm during the pandemic.

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