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Topic - Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel
HBO's Emmy-winning newsmagazine, "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," returned Tuesday night to open its 18th season. The lead story was a feature on Magic Johnson, the NBA great-turned-businessman whose net worth is estimated at $750 million. His famous smile was bigger and brighter than ever in the piece.
Jerry West says he has battled depression since childhood, when his father would beat the future Hall of Famer, causing low self-esteem that has plagued him despite a successful career as one of the NBA's biggest influences.
Auburn will investigate claims by four former football players, who told HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" they received thousands of dollars while being recruited by or playing for the Tigers.
Gary Sheffield told Andrea Kramer of "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" that the chaos in his life is a result of "bad choice of women."