By JUSTIN FERGUSON
The ongoing discrimination controversy surrounding Chivas USA will be brought to more light in mainstream sports media tonight at 10pm, when HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” airs its report on the issue.
In this month’s episode of the popular news magazine, reporter Soledad O’Brien talks to former and current club members on the claims of racial discrimination against those not of Mexican or Mexican-American descent.
O’Brien talks with former Chivas USA Academy coaches Teddy Chronopoulos and Dan Calichman, who recently filed a lawsuit against the club. Other interviewees include former defender James Riley and current Director of Soccer Paco Palencia.
“Real Sports” has posted a minute-long preview clip of the report, which will premiere tonight at 10 p.m. ET. Here is the preview:
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