Season 16
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
12 EPISODES • 2010
Season 16 of Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel was released on January 19 and consists of 12 episodes.

Season 15


1: Episode 154 - Head Games; Blue Star Fallen; Ken Green
Jan 19, 2010
Segments include an expanded look at concussions in the NFL; a report on the collapse of the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility in May, 2009; and a visit with pro golfer Ken Green, who lost a portion of his leg in an RV accident.
2: Episode 155 - Johnny Weir; Drug Testing; Sweep This!; Hard Times
Feb 9, 2010
Segments include a profile of U.S. figure skater Johnny Weir; a report on drug testing at the Olympics; a look at the sport of curling in Canada; and a visit with former U.S. downhill skier Bill Johnson, who won gold at the 1984 Winter Games.
3: Episode 156 - Izzo's World; The Big Switch; Mike May; Boby Duval
Mar 16, 2010
Included: a conversation with Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo; a report on sportswriters who decided to begin the process of changing their gender; a visit with former paralympic skier Mike May; and an update on a youth soccer program in Haiti.
4: Episode 157 - Arturo Gatti; Vernon Forrest; Alexis Arguello
Apr 13, 2010
A special boxing edition focuses on the deaths of fighters Arturo Gatti, Vernon Forrest and Alexis Arguello, who all died within a four-week span in 2009. Included are profiles of the champions and a look at the circumstances surrounding their deaths. Correspondents include Frank Defort and Jon Frankel.
5: Episode 158 - Lane Kiffin; Sole Runners; The Dogfather; Tough Enough
May 18, 2010
Included: an interview with Southern California football coach Lane Kiffin; a profile of dogsled racer Lance Mackey; a look at the trend of runners going barefoot; and an update on wrestler Kyle Maynard, who was born with no arms or legs. Correspondents include Bernard Goldberg.
6: Episode 159 - King of the Hill; Chess Kids; The Only One; Fields of Hate
Jun 22, 2010
Segments include a chat with Oakland pitcher Dallas Braden about his perfect game; a profile of gay rugby player Gareth Thomas; a look at the chess craze in Brownsville, Texas; and a feature on racism in soccer.
7: Episode 160 - American Beauty; Heart of a Champion; Risky Business; Pete Carroll
Jul 14, 2010
Segments include a report on women's bodybuilding; a profile of golfer Erik Compton, who has had two heart transplants; a revisit with California sports marketer Lloyd Lake; and an interview with Seahawks coach Peter Carroll.
8: Episode 161 - After the Hits; Keeping Up with the Salahis; Back in Bellaire
Aug 17, 2010
Included: An interview with Michaele and Tareq Salahi, alleged White House state-dinner crashers, about controversy surrounding a charity polo event they organize in Washington, D.C. Also: an update on the 2009 shooting of baseball player Robbie Tolan in Bellaire, Texas.
9: Episode 162 - CC Sabathia; The World's Greatest Athlete; Zany Sports Mascots; Back in the Game
Sep 21, 2010
Segments include a feature on Jack Thorpe's quest to move the remains of his father, Jim Thorpe, to a reservation in Oklahoma; a look at sports mascots; and an update on Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton.
10: Episode 163 - Miami Ballpark; Money Man; A Remarkable Journey; Team Karl
Oct 26, 2010
Included: a report on funding for the new Florida Marlins stadium; a look at the friendship between Herman Jacobs and Mark Buoniconti, 25 years after a life-changing football injury; an interview with former NFL agent Josh Luchs; and a visit with Denver Nuggets coach George Karl.
11: Episode 164 - Falconry; Coach Geno; Hazing; Labor of Love
Nov 23, 2010
Included: a look at the ancient sport of falconry; an interview with Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma; a report on hazing on marching bands at historically black colleges in the South. Also: a follow-up visit with Dick Hoyt and his physically-challenged son Rick, who regularly compete in road races and triathlons.
12: Episode 165 - 2010 Roundtable Review
Dec 21, 2010
A year-end roundtable in which the correspondents choose their favorite segments from 2010. Topics include the link between brain injuries and the onset of ALS; women's bodybuilding; and young chess players in Texas. Also: profiles of Marc Buoniconti, Pete Carroll and Arturo Gatti.
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