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Bryant Gumbel visits with Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon as he heads into the 2017 season. Plus, Jon Frankel goes inside the underground world of cockfighting and Andrea Kremer sits down with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

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Previously on Real Sports

January 2016

Correspondent Jon Frankel revisits the story of Kevin Turner, a former NFL player who died in 2016 from ALS and whose brain is being studied for CTE. Plus, Bryant Gumbel explores why young star athletes in Chicago are no longer protected from the city's gun violence.

Previously on Real Sports Previously on Real Sports

HBO Gets 28 Guild Nominations

2017 GUILD AWARDS

Real Sports was nominated for Outstanding Sports Program by the Producers' Guild. Check out the full list of HBO nominees.

HBO Gets 28 Guild Nominations HBO Gets 28 Guild Nominations

Remembering Craig Sager

Veteran NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager passed away on Dec. 15, 2016. Real Sports correspondent Bernard Goldberg met with Sager earlier in the year right after he had been diagnosed with cancer for the third time. 

Remembering Craig Sager Remembering Craig Sager

The Game He Loved

Ep. 238 Trailer (January 2017)

Correspondent Jon Frankel revisits the story of Kevin Turner, a former NFL player who died in 2016 from ALS and whose brain is being studied for CTE.

The Game He Loved The Game He Loved

The Hooper's Pass

Ep. 238 Trailer (January 2017)

Host Bryant Gumbel returns to his hometown of Chicago to report from Marshall High School, site of the iconic sports film, Hoop Dreams.  There he hears from former basketball players who explain how they were spared the gun violence that now threatens today's local athletes.

The Hooper's Pass The Hooper's Pass

Mind Games

Ep. 238 Trailer (January 2017)

Correspondent Bernie Goldberg sits down with Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel, who in his spare time is pursuing a PhD in mathematics at MIT.

Mind Games Mind Games

Trumped

Ep. 229 full segment

In 2006, Donald Trump embarked on a mission to build one of the greatest luxury golf resorts in the world on the historic northeast coast of Scotland. The project sparked heated opposition from locals who believed the venture would spoil their pristine coastline.

Trumped Trumped

George F. Peabody Award

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel was awarded its second prestigious George F. Peabody Award.

George F. Peabody Award George F. Peabody Award

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Full Episodes

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 230 (May 2016)

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 230 (May 2016) Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 230 (May 2016)

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 229 (April 2016)

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 229 (April 2016) Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 229 (April 2016)

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 228 (March 2016)

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 228 (March 2016) Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Ep 228 (March 2016)

Clips

Ep. 236 Trailer: Cost of the Game (Youth Football Safety)

November 2016

Ep. 236 Trailer: Cost of the Game (Youth Football Safety) Ep. 236 Trailer: Cost of the Game (Youth Football Safety)

Ep. 236 Trailer: The Witness (Chuck Blazer)

November 2016

Ep. 236 Trailer: The Witness (Chuck Blazer) Ep. 236 Trailer: The Witness (Chuck Blazer)

Ep. 236 Trailer: Punjabi Hockey

November 2016

Ep. 236 Trailer: Punjabi Hockey Ep. 236 Trailer: Punjabi Hockey

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