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Boomer & Carton: Frank Deford Talks Boomer-Gunnar Segment On ‘Real Sports’

Frank Deford of HBO’s “Real Sports” called in to the show Monday to talk about his latest segment, which features Boomer and Gunnar Esiason talking about the fight against cystic fibrosis.


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Keidel: Mellow Over ‘Melo

Is the Carmelo Experiment already a failure? There’s no indication that the Knicks are getting much better, despite two trips to the playoffs (for a combined 1-8 record).


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Phil Jackson Rips ‘Clumsy’ Knicks

Phil Jackson described the Knicks as “clumsy” and said “they don’t fit well together” on HBO’s Real Sports.


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On HBO’s ‘Real Sports,’ Marcus Dixon Recounts Journey From Jail To Jets

Marcus Dixon tries not to think about the 15 darkest months of his life. All that lost time in prison. All those tears. No football. No freedom.


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Plaxico Burress Recounts Nightclub Shooting On HBO, Says ‘Who’s Mayor Bloomberg?’

“It was dark,” Plaxico Burress recalled to interviewer Bryant Gumbel in Tuesday’s edition of “Real Sports” on HBO. “And I kind of, you know, missed a step. That’s when I felt my gun start to slide. I went to grab it to stop it from falling. Pow!”


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Keidel: Plaxico Burress – Real Sports And Real Life

No one with a pen and a pulse would write that Plaxico Burress didn’t deserve to be punished. Fined? Hell, yes. Suspended? Absolutely? Cut? Why not? But jailed for 20 months? That’s different.


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Report: Scientists Link ALS, Athlete Head Injuries

Scientists have found evidence connecting head injuries in athletes to Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to a report to air on HBO’s “Real Sports” on Tuesday night.