Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Connor Schell, ESPN Films’ executive producer, often hears from celebrities interested in attaching their names to documentary projects without actually doing the legwork.
Not so for actor Kevin Connolly (“Entourage’’), an avid Islanders fan out of Patchogue-Medford High who wanted to explore the John Spano debacle, in which the man who briefly owned the team in the mid-1990s was exposed by...Read more »
At one point, Luther "Luke" Campbell was the most controversial man in America. That was back in 1989 when he was the frontman for Miami-based rap group 2 Live Crew and their, um, not-so-clean album "As Nasty As They Wanna Be" was released.
It was an era of Parental Advisory stickers (in the era of cassettes and CDs), a public backlash against rap music that wasn't just...Read more »
Manny Pacquiao got knocked out and fell face-first on the canvas, courtesy of a Juan Manuel Marquez right hand to the kisser on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
Witnessing that shot on HBO pay-per-view didn't have to cost viewers any money either -- and no, we're not talking about illegal streaming online.
All viewers needed to do was be awake after 1 a.m. and tuned into ESPN's SportsCenter,...Read more »
The next episode of "Real Sports" on HBO premieres this Tuesday, Oct. 23, and included among the segments are:
-- A profile of Michael Strahan, the defensive end turned morning talk show host
-- A retrospective piece on Steve Sabol and the impact he had on the NFL and sports media in general.
-- Jon Frankel addresses the topic of gay athletes in pro sports, exploring...Read more »
Oh, that fantastic laugh that belongs to Magic Johnson.
It is on display throughout most of this clip from his Sept. 18, 2012, segment on HBO's "Real Sports" where he talks about buying the Los Angeles Dodgers....Read more »
HBO's training camp series "Hard Knocks" returns for the first time since 2010, and this year, their cameras are with the Miami Dolphins.
The Dolphins have a new coach and three quarterbacks fighting for the starting job. Here's the video below to prove it. The show airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. starting tonight (Aug. 7)
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Embedded above is a clip from HBO's "Real Sports" piece on New York City firefighter and triathlete Matt Long, who was once run over by a bus.
Related below is a clip from their piece of Olympic runner Lolo Jones.
Watch and enjoy. The episodes premieres Tuesday night (May 22)....Read more »