On June 26, 1993, the mother, father and sister of former NBA journeyman Brian Shaw were killed in a car accident. (Shaw was later awarded custody of his 11-month-old niece and namesake, Brianna, the only survivor of the crash.) At his side during this rough time was former teammate and best friend Reggie Lewis, but tragedy struck again a month after the accident when Lewis died from cardiac arrest. Now, more than 20 years after that fateful summer, Shaw, 47, is enjoying his first season as Denver Nuggets head coach, following successful stints as an assistant for the Los Angeles Lakers and Indiana Pacers. In this REAL SPORTS/Sports Illustrated collaboration, correspondent Bernard Goldberg meets with the Oakland native, who details how the heartache he felt and the lessons he learned guided him to where he is today.
With fewer than 100 days until the opening ceremonies for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, controversy looms large in the host city of Sochi, Russia. Seven years ago, Russian president Vladimir Putin captured the rights to the 2014 Winter Olympics after promising to spend $12 billion to hold the Games in this sub-tropical seaside resort town in the southern part of the country, which is the warmest location in Russia. Today, however, the latest reported estimate of the Games' cost is $50 billion, which makes the Sochi Olympics the most expensive in history, allegedly due in part to bribery and cronyism. REAL SPORTS correspondent Bernard Goldberg travels to Sochi for a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations and speaks to individuals who allege there are massive corruption schemes tied to these Games.
Wimbledon -- US Theatrical Trailer from Universal
Wimbledon movie trailer - starring Kirsten Dunst, Paul Bettany, Bernard Hill, Eleanor Bron, Jon Favreau, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Directed by Richard Loncraine. Theatrical Release Date: 9/17/2004
It is about a washed-up tennis pro named Peter Colt (played by Paul Bettany) and an up and coming tennis star called Lizzie Bradbury (played by Kirsten Dunst).
Pro tennis "hot shot" Lizzie Bradbury (Kirsten Dunst) is a rising star who lives to win. But when she falls for long-shot contender Peter Colt (Paul Bettany) amid the glitz and glamour of Wimbledon, Lizzie discovers it's not if you win or lose, but how you play the game…of love. A deliciously witty romantic comedy about chasing your dreams and risking your heart, Wimbledon is a fun and charming story of love across the net.
A witty romantic comedy about chasing your dreams and risking your heart, Wimbledon is a fun and charming story of love across the court, starring Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany.
Just when it seems Peter Colt's career as a pro tennis player is over, a twist of fate sends him to Wimbledon with a chance to fulfill his lifelong dream of winning the men's singles title. There he meets and falls for a rising American tennis star.
Ends 03/21/14. Segments: Marijuana is banned by the NFL, but with changing laws and players preferring it to painkillers, it may be time to revisit the issue; former NFL star Boomer Esiason's 20-year battle against cystic fibrosis--and the unique bond he shares with Frank Deford; software titan Vivek Ranadive bought the NBA's Sacramento Kings and became the city's savior.
Ends 12/31/14. John McEnroe was the fiery showman of the tennis circuit; Bjorn Borg was its cool stoic. Their rivalry was brief, but intense--and it propelled tennis into the international headlines in the late 1970s and early '80s. From HBO Sports comes this documentary that chronicles their back stories, prolific careers and their epic five-set battle at Wimbledon in 1980.
Ends 03/21/14. Software titan Vivek Ranadive bought the NBA's Sacramento Kings and became the city's savior.
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