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NBC, HBO Top Sports Emmy Awards

May 3, 2011  •  Post A Comment

NBC and HBO each earned seven wins at the Sports Emmy Awards on Monday night, making them the most recognized networks, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

CBS followed with six awards, while ESPN earned five.

HBO’s "Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the New York Jets" received three awards, for edited sports series/anthology, camera work and postproduced audio/sound. HBO also won for its sports documentary "Lombardi"; the sports special "24/7: Penguins-Capitals: Road to the NHL Winter Classic”; sports journalism with "Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel: The Missing Link"; and editing with "24/7: Jimmie Johnson: Race to Daytona.”

NBC earned three Sports Emmys for its coverage of the Winter Olympic Games, while "NBC Sunday NIght Football" was named best live sports series. Bob Costas, who works for the MLB Network and NBC, was named outstanding sports personality.

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