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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 27th season, the monthly magazine broadcast produces unchartered investigative pieces and in-depth profiles from across the sports spectrum.

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Premieres July 27
On the Next Real Sports

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.

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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.

Previously on Real Sports

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.

A kid riding a bucking bull at a rodeo
May 2021

Andrea Kremer sheds light on the challenges faced by female sports reporters in a male-dominated industry. Bryant Gumbel leads a panel discussion on the International Olympic Committee’s rule forbidding political protest at its events. And Jon Frankel reports on mini bull riders, little kids as young as 8 years old duking it out against raging bulls up to 15 times their weight.

student athlete Sky Ebron being interviewed
April 2021

Kavitha Davidson reports on the rise of COVID-related anxiety, depression and suicide among youth athletes. Andrea Kremer talks with Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray, who's using his event planning skills to organize major vaccine sites in Massachusetts. And Mary Carillo profiles The Barkley Marathons, the most sadistic race on the planet.

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