Season 6
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
12 EPISODES • 2000
Season 6 of Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel was released on January 24 and consists of 12 episodes.

Season 5


1: Episode 34
Jan 24, 2000
Included: a report on the ACL injuries to Jamal Anderson and Terrell Davis, a look at Super Bowl rings, and profiles of the NBA's Kevin Garnett and former QB Joe Gilliam. Commentators include Mary Carillo and Frank Deford.
2: Episode 35
Feb 14, 2000
Included: a profile of the NBA's Kobe Bryant; a look at gender discrimination at country clubs; an examination of anorexia among male athletes; and a visit with Jeanette Lee, pool's "Black Widow." Reporters include James Brown and Mary Carillo.
3: Episode 36
Mar 20, 2000
Segments include profiles of Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight and former player Luke Recker; a report on an athlete's on-court assault; and a visit with pool player Jeanette Lee, known as "The Black Widow." Reporters include Frank Deford and Jim Lampley.
4: Episode 37
Apr 10, 2000
A profile of the Miami Heat's Alonzo Mourning. Also: a look at former Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne's congressional campaign; a report on a female high-school wrestler. Correspondents include Bryan Burwell and Jim Lampley.
5: Episode 38
May 15, 2000
Included: a visit with the NBA's Sean Elliott following his return from a kidney transplant; a look at homosexuality in women's sports; a profile of NHL coach Roger Neilson, who's battling cancer; and a report on fantasy baseball camps. Correspondents include James Brown and Armen Keteyian.
6: Episode 39
Jun 12, 2000
Included: a report on a bill that would ban betting on amateur sports events, a profile of former basketball phenom Spencer Haywood, a look at baseball in the Dominican Republic and an interview with Andre Agassi. Reporters include Larry Merchant and Mary Carillo.
7: Episode 40
Jul 24, 2000
Profiles of Giants All-Star Barry Bonds, who discusses his changed outlook on life; former Blue Jays manager Tim Johnson, who lied to his team about his war experiences; and boxer Laila Ali, who discusses her lackluster opponents and her relationship with her famous father. Bryan Burwell, Bernard Goldberg and Frank Deford report.
8: Episode 41
Aug 10, 2000
Profiles of Cuban baseball player Andy Morales, NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson and WNBA guard Teresa Weatherspoon. Also: a look at youth soccer in Haiti. Correspondents include Mary Carillo and Frank Deford.
9: Episode 42
Sep 12, 2000
Included: profiles of Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, U.S. women's gymnastics coordinator Bela Karolyi and Cuban high-jumper Javier Sotomayor. Also: an examination of Sammy Sosa's charitable foundation. Correspondents include Armen Keteyian, Bernard Goldberg, Bryan Burwell and Derek McGinty.
10: Episode 43
Oct 12, 2000
Segments include an examination of the use of steroids in Major League Baseball, and a report on parents fighting at youth sporting events. Also: profiles of Miami Dolphins kicking coach Doug Blevins and NHL ironman Mark Messier. Correspondents include James Brown and Armen Keteyian.
11: Episode 44
Nov 14, 2000
Included: a profile of Philadelphia 76ers owner Pat Croce, including a look at his relationship with star player Allen Iverson; a look back at the 1970 crash of a plane carrying the Marshall University football team; an interview with Joe DiMaggio biographer Richard Ben Cramer; and a report on hockey visors. Correspondents include Larry Merchant and Bernard Goldberg.
12: Episode 45
Dec 5, 2000
Included: a look at "NFL Sunday," Fox's weekly NFL pregame show; a report on alleged racism at the University of South Florida; a report on athletes' endorsements of eye surgery; and a profile of boxer Reggie Strickland. Correspondents include Bernard Goldberg and Mary Carillo.
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