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January 2017

Jon Frankel documents former NFL player Kevin Turner?s battle with ALS, a disease his doctors believe was caused by football, and Bernard Goldberg speaks with John Urschel, a 300-pound Ravens lineman moonlighting as a mathematics PhD student. Plus, Bryant Gumbel examines the spread of gun violence to once-protected student-athletes in his hometown Chicago.

The Game He Loved

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A Former Player Fights On

Former NFL fullback Kevin Turner can no longer talk or breathe on his own due to ALS.

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A Former Player Fights On

Former NFL fullback Kevin Turner can no longer talk or breathe on his own due to ALS.

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Mind Games

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A Lineman with a PhD

Baltimore Ravens lineman John Urschel is anything but a dumb jock.

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Two Loves

Urschel won?t choose between football and math.

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A Gift from Joe Flacco

It?s chalk, but not just ordinary chalk.

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A Lineman with a PhD

Baltimore Ravens lineman John Urschel is anything but a dumb jock.

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Two Loves

Urschel won?t choose between football and math.

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A Gift from Joe Flacco

It?s chalk, but not just ordinary chalk.

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The Hooper's Pass

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Guns and Basketball

Former Chicago basketball players Arthur Agee and Shawn Harrington say basketball no longer keeps students away from gun violence.

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Shawn Harrington

Hoop Dreams subject Shawn Harrington talks about his bond with former college coach Rus Bradburd.

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Arthur Agee

Agee tells Bryant Gumbel how the 1994 documentary Hoop Dreams affected his life.

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Guns and Basketball

Former Chicago basketball players Arthur Agee and Shawn Harrington say basketball no longer keeps students away from gun violence.

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Shawn Harrington

Hoop Dreams subject Shawn Harrington talks about his bond with former college coach Rus Bradburd.

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Arthur Agee

Agee tells Bryant Gumbel how the 1994 documentary Hoop Dreams affected his life.

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