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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 25th season, the monthly magazine broadcast produces unchartered investigative pieces and in-depth profiles from across the sports spectrum.


Nominated for 2020 Peabody Award and four 2019 Sports Emmy Awards

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July 21, 2020

On the Latest Real Sports

Bryant Gumbel talks with journalists Peter King, David Alridge, and Tom Verducci about the state of the respective sports they cover. David Scott examines health and safety measures being instituted by the NCAA. Plus, Jon Frankel takes a look at LA’s Skid Row Running club with Founder and Superior Court Judge Craig Mitchell.

Previously on Real Sports

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June 2020

In the June edition, Bryant Gumbel interviews dozens of players, coaches, executives and beyond to discuss COVID-19 and systemic racial injustice in the world of sports. Plus, an update from Robbie Tolan, a former MLB prospect who in 2009 was racially profiled and shot by a police officer at his family’s home in the affluent suburb of Bellaire, Texas.

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May 2020

David Scott examines the decisions made by leagues and teams during the coronavirus pandemic; Jon Frankel looks at the successful re-opening of sports in South Korea; Bryant Gumbel discusses the future of sports in the U.S. with the heads of major sports unions; plus, Andrea Kremer talks to Super Bowl champion and doctor Laurent Duvernay-Tardif about his experience on the frontlines.

April 2020

Real Sports examines how the coronavirus has impacted the sports world, including how live sports contributed to its spread as well as how organizations and leagues are working together to combat the pandemic; plus, Bernard Goldberg revisits his behind-the-scenes look at the fabled Westminster Dog Show.

Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel

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