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Real Sports with Bryant Gumble is a monthly magazine on HBO that started on April 2, 1995. The show was "spawned by the fact that sports have changed dramatically, that it's no longer just fun and games, and that what happens off the field, beyond the scores, is worthy of some serious reporting," according to Bryant Gumbel, the host. HBO logo HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bryant Gumbel (born September 29, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is an American television personality for news and sports programs. ...


Each episode has four stories, all of which are about society and sports, famous athletes, or problems afflicting sports. The show also has investigative reports, interviews, and interesting stories that don't necessarily occur in the professional leagues. This show goes beyond traditional sports reporting, like box scores and statistics, and presents exclusive stories that other networks wouldn't touch.


Reporters include Mary Carillo, Bernard Goldberg, Frank Deford, Armen Keteyian, James Brown, and Bryant Gumbel himself. Several reporters have since left, including Bryan Burwell and Jim Lampley. Bernard Goldberg was a reporter with CBS for nearly thirty years. ... James Brown James Brown is a TV personality known for being the host of the Fox networks NFL pre-game show. ... Bryant Gumbel (born September 29, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is an American television personality for news and sports programs. ... Jim Lampley (born on April 8, 1949 in Hendersonville, North Carolina) is an American sports broadcaster, movie producer and restaurant owner. ...


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Bryant Gumbel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (402 words)
Bryant Gumbel began his television career in October of 1972, when he was named a sportscaster for KNBC -TV out of Los Angeles.
Gumbel returned to sportscasting for NBC when he hosted the prime time coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics from Seoul and the PGA tour in 1990.
Gumbel left The Early Show in 2002 and is currently concentrating mostly on his duties as host of HBO 's investigative series Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (a show that he has hosted since 1995).
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (180 words)
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel is a monthly magazine on HBO that started on April 2, 1995.
The show was "spawned by the fact that sports have changed dramatically, that it's no longer just fun and games, and that what happens off the field, beyond the scores, is worthy of some serious reporting," according to Bryant Gumbel, the host.
Each episode has four stories, all of which are about society and sports, famous athletes, or problems afflicting sports.
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