NBC walked away with 11 Sports Emmy awards last night, including five for its coverage of the London Games. NBC's "Sunday Night Football" won Outstanding Live Sports Series for the fifth consecutive year. HBO came in second with six awards and NBC Sports Network took the third spot with four wins. ESPN, MLB Network, TBS and TNT all earned three nods. Linked here is a complete list of '13 Sports Emmy winners
, and below are the winners in the Outstanding Sports Personality category (THE DAILY
OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY
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: ESPN's Bill Simmons
wrote on his Twitter account, "Anyone who hates ESPN should go to the Sports Emmys -- it's the one night that the industry can get us back by not voting for anything we do." SI.com's Richard Deitsch
wrote, "PTI & 30 for 30 have combined for just one Sports Emmy win (PTI in 2009). I applaud Bill Simmons for calling them out. ... And Skip Bayless was nominated for a Sports Emmy last year. I consider the North Korean government more legit." The Big Lead's Tyler Duffy
: "Sports Emmys, while higher up the totem poll than ESPYs, are still in the 'you might have to update your wikipedia page yourself' realm."