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NBC, ESPN Take Home Most Sports Emmy Wins; Ernie Johnson Honors Late Stuart ScottPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 06 / 15
NBC Sports Group and ESPN each won 11 Sports Emmy awards last night, the most among media companies. NBC Sports has now solely held or shared the top spot in the Sports Emmy count for five straight years. ESPN's 11 Emmys tie for the net's most on record. Former ESPN President George Bodenheimer was ...
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