TV: "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel" On HBO -- August 5, 1998
Air Date: Saturday, August 8 @ Noon PST
The latest installment of the Emmy Award-winning series features four new segments. "Winning at All Costs" examines alleged anabolic steroid use by East German athletes (swimmers) during the 1970s. "Charlie Hustle and Shoeless Joe." Frank Deford looks at efforts to lift baseball's lifetime ban on Pete Rose, the sport's all-time hits leader; and the late Joe Jackson, a career .356 hitter., to make them eligible for the Hall-of-Fame."Aging Bull" profiles Tony Ayala, a one-time boxing contender who has been imprisoned since 1983 and who plans to resume his career upon his parole."Out to Pasture" traces the fate of retired Thoroughbred racehorses.
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