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HBO Real Sports’ Bryant Gumbel notes the lack of sports journalism

Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel has been a standard in sports journalism for 20 years. Launching on HBO twenty years ago, the monthly sports news magazine has won numerous Sports Emmys for journalism. Bryant Gumbel has called Real Sports...Show More Summary

Isiah Thomas tells HBO Real Sports Anucha Browne Sanders case “felt like a drive by,” James Dolan thinks she made it up

“A man who can’t stay away from the game of basketball, even if that might be best for everyone.” That is how Bryant Gumbel, host of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, first describes Isiah Thomas in his piece on the maligned NBA legend turned WNBA executive and his boss, MSG chairman James Dolan. Show More Summary

First Telecast of Live Brain Surgery Booked

The first live brain surgery to be televised is all set, to be hosted by Bryant Gumbel. The two-hour program is booked for Sunday, Oct. 25, on the National Geographic Channel, The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports. The program will...

National Geographic to Air First Live Brain Surgery on TV (Exclusive)

Hosted by Bryant Gumbel, the two-hour event will take viewers inside an awake deep brain stimulation surgery via handheld and robotic cameras in the operating room. read more

Andy Samberg Kept Crowd Laughing ... With a Mug

Hosting the Emmys, or any awards show, can lead to an invite back the next year or to comedy pariah status (sorry, Bryant Gumbel). But from initial reaction, Andy Samberg seems to have pulled off a solid performance tonight, with plenty of audience-pleasing knee-slappers, sketches, and celebrity interaction. What's getting...

Season 20 of 'Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel' To Premiere September 22 on HBO

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, TV’s most honored sports journalism series, returns with more enterprising features and reporting when the show’s 222nd edition debuts TUESDAY, SEPT. 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

Bryant Gumbel KNOWS That The Negro Will Connect With His Experiences Of Racism Before They Will Reject Him Because Of His Money, White Wife And Elitism


Bryant Gumble On Blue Vs. Black Says His Son Was Arrested For Walking While Black “Stop The Excuses…” [Video]

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Sportscaster and TV host Bryant Gumbel reveals his personal feelings on the recent surge of “Blue on Black” incidents involving police violence against minorities in this interview that airs on PBS on Aug. 6, 2015.

Charlie Rose to Bryant Gumbel on PBS: You Owe It To Us to Offer More Masterful Liberal Bias

HBO Real Sports host Bryant Gumbel was interviewed by Charlie Rose on his PBS talk show on Wednesday night. Or you could say Gumbel was simply flattered by Charlie Rose, flattered to the point that Rose lectured Gumbel that he owes the...Show More Summary

Christy Mack Responds to Allegation She's Trying to Profit From Assault

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel recently aired an investigation into domestic violence in the MMA fighting community. In a special clip posted on HBO’s YouTube page, Christy Mack responds to a letter from her assailant, MMA fighter War...Show More Summary

‘I’m Not Bryant Gumbel, I’m Soledad O’Brien’

Soledad O’Brien stars as herself in the new documentary-style film 7 Days in Hell in which two of the biggest tennis stars, Aaron Williams, played by Andy Samberg and Charles Poole, played by Kit Harrington, meet for the longest andShow More Summary

Wanda Sykes On Gay Domestic Violence

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Indie Wire: A regular feature on the HBO series "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," Wanda Sykes stepped behind the "special commentary" pulpit to deliver a tongue-in-cheek, biting critique of violence within the LGBTQ community - specifically, where professional athletes are concerned - as only the comedian can. Show More Summary

Billy Crystal Rules Out Brian Williams When Seeking a Role Model For Grandkids

Billy Crystal joined HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel to discuss his unique take on athletes behaving badly. The legendary comedian, who was one the very first episode of Real Sports back in 1995, discusses how modern athletes are overexposed because of social media. Show More Summary

Real Sports embracing social media in new ways with Ronda Rousey interview

6 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Here’s an interesting sports media nugget from HBO.  We’ve seen an evolution at Real Sports this year with the program shifting away from Bryant Gumbel’s closing monologue to a variety of comedians with ties to the networks opining on topics in and around sports. Show More Summary

Billy Crystal on HBO’s Real Sports, explaining fallen heroes to his grandchildren

6 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

The 20th anniversary of HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel continues to bring in stand-up comedians for their sports-related commentary, and this week, Billy Crystal reminds us he was on Gumbel's first season, too! Two decades after his 1995 appearance, though, Crystal wonders how he'll ever explain fallen sports heroes to his grandchildren. “The truth […]

Billy Crystal Warns Sports Stars To Stay Off Social Media On ‘Real Sports’

As Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel continues to mark its 20th anniversary with the help of comics, Billy Crystal wondered how to explain athletes’ bad behavior to his sports-loving grandchildren. “The truth is, in this age of Instagram...Show More Summary

Ronda Rousey proud to be called best pound-for-pound fighter

6 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

A new episode of HBO's "RealSports with Bryant Gumbel" debuts tonight at 10 p.m. PT/ET and on it, correspondent Jon Frankel has a sit-down interview with UFC women's champion Ronda Rousey.

HBO’s Real Sports fights off defamation lawsuit

7 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

In 2008, HBO’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel reported the manufacturing of soccer balls for Mitre Sports International, a British sportswear and equipment supplier. Mitre has supplied the official for several soccer organizations including the English Premier League, MLS, the FA Cup and many teams around the world. Show More Summary

HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Wins Defamation Suit Over Depiction Of Child Labor

HBO's Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel has won a civil suit brought against it by Mitre Sports, the UK-based sports equipment manufacturer that had accused the show of defaming it in a 2008 broadcast. The episode explored the use of child...Show More Summary

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