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.
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Real Sports returns with detailed stories of COVID ‘long haulers’, athletes who continue to suffer debilitating symptoms months after contracting the virus. Jon Frankel visits a group of Minneapolis police officers who coached a high school football team to victory while mending a community. Plus, a look at Nike’s controversial ‘Oregon Project’.
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Real Sports returns with its annual year-end roundtable special to look back at a sports year unlike any other in history. Host Bryant Gumbel and all of the correspondents gather virtually to examine how the global pandemic, social activism, and economic realities reverberated across the sports world and affected athletes and fans alike.
David Scott explores the history and medicinal benefits behind using psychedelic drugs to treat PTSD, depression, and anxiety in athletes. Bryant Gumbel goes on a deep sea adventure with Texas millionaire Victor Vesco, as he continues his quest to discover and map the unexplored ocean. Mary Carillo sits down with some of sports’ most colorful fanatics to find out how they are faring during the pandemic.
Soledad O’Brien examines the booming business of online gaming and the teenagers who are profiting. Bryant Gumbel investigates how MLB has failed to fully integrate the Negro Leagues into its history. And David Scott talks to Valentino Dixon, a former prisoner who credits golf for earning him his freedom for a crime he didn’t commit.
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