Soledad O'Brien explores the fast-growing and controversial sports media brand Barstool Sports, which has encountered criticism on its way to becoming a way of life for young (mostly male) sports fans.
Bryant Gumbel sits down with basketball Hall-of-Famer Don Nelson and finds that the three-time NBA Coach of the Year has traded the basketball court for a marijuana farm.
Mary Carillo tells the remarkable story of Colin Cook: a surfer who survived a shark attack and returned to the sport with a one-of-a-kind prosthetic.
Raced to Death Bernard Goldberg examines why thousands of horses die while racing in the United States every year.
The Norwegian Way Jon Frankel examines why Norway is producing incredible sporting results, and how it starts with their youth competition.
Love & Basketball
Andrea Kremer talks to WNBA superstar Elena Delle Donne about her relationship with her developmentally disabled sister, Lizzie, and why she turns down lucrative overseas contracts in the offseason to stay at home.
David Scott examines whether government officials in Michigan gave a sweetheart arena deal to the wealthy Ilitch family despite a multi-billion dollar bankruptcy.
Jon Frankel sits down with some of the most daring cameramen in extreme sports, who, using the same exceptional athleticism and bravery as the athletes they cover, take terrifying risks to capture the world’s deadliest sports.
Slurping For Glory
Bryant Gumbel travels to London to profile a competition between prestigious universities, and centuries-long rivals, Cambridge and Oxford: blind wine- tasting.
David Scott revisits his story on the AR-15, a weapon designed for war but now marketed as a sporting rifle.
Jon Frankel explores the growing gap in youth sports between the haves and the have-nots – one that’s leaving millions of kids across the country priced out of sports like never before.
David Scott reports from Russia on a most unusual sporting event: The International Army Games, where 32 mostly rogue anti-Western countries convene for an Olympic-style competition that features hi-tech combat munitions and maneuvers – and which ultimately doubles as an arms market.
Soledad O’Brien revisits President and COO of the 3-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Rick Welts – who’s also the only openly gay executive of the four major sports.
Jon Frankel travels to the mountains of Utah to meet the founder of Project Airtime, a paragliding program designed to get people with brain and spinal cord injuries out of their chairs and off the ground paragliding
In April 2017, a 15-year-old African-American football player was shot and killed by a white police officer.David Scott investigates whether it was a tragic mistake or murder.
The Chess Master
Soledad O’Brien travels to the new chess capital of the world, St. Louis, Missouri, where chess is helping transform not only the city but American dreams of global chess dominance for the first time since Bobby Fisher.
Bryant Gumbel revisits former NFL star and magician Jon Dorenbos and learns of the latest twist in his remarkable life.