Through the decades, HBO has made a big name for itself in the sports arena with championship boxing events, in-depth documentaries and talk shows. Even 1996's 'Arli$$.' 'Ballers,' executive produced and starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, sheds light on a retired superstar and his troubled cohorts. Veteran entertainment journalist goes behind the scenes of the new comedy series with showrunner Evan Reilly.
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