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Nominees for the 34th annual Sports Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced its nominees for the 34th annual Sports Emmy Awards. Winners will be honored during a ceremony May 7 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

More than 170 nominees are up for awards in 34 categories. The networks of NBC Sports Group led the nomination totals with 58, ESPN received 43 and Turner Sports garnered 27. Here are highlights of the nominees:




















Outstanding Live Sports Special
The 96th Indianapolis 500......... ABC
The 108th World Series.............. Fox
The Army-Navy Game................CBS
The Masters.................................CBS
Super Bowl XLVI....................... NBC

Outstanding Live Sports Series
ESPN Monday Night Football......ESPN
NASCAR on Fox..........................Fox/Speed
NBA on TNT.................................TNT
NFL on Fox...................................Fox
Sunday Night Football...................NBC

Outstanding Live Event Turnaround
Down the Stretch................................Golf Channel
     The Honda Classic; PGA Tour Entertainment
Games of the XXX Olympiad............NBC
Inside the Headsets.............................Speed
     28th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race; NASCAR Media Group
Monster Energy Supercross................ CBS
      Salt Lake City; Feld Motor Sports
USA Pro Challenge.............................NBC
      The Race of Truth; Blink Productions

Outstanding Playoff Coverage
National League Championship Series...........Fox
      Cardinals vs. Giants
NBA Playoffs..................................................TNT
NFC Divisional Playoff...................................Fox
      49ers vs. Saints
NFL Wild Card Saturday.................................NBC
      Bengals vs. Texans; Lions vs. Saints
The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament......CBS/TBS/TNT/truTV

Outstanding Edited Sports Special
Michael Waltrip Racing All Access......................Speed
     Inside Michael Waltrip Racing: A Championship Quest; NASCAR Media Group
One Heartbeat.......................................................CBS Sports Network
      CBS Sports
Outside the Lines..................................................ESPN
      Believe
Still Standing: The Earl Campbell Story...............NBC Sports Network
      NFL Films
Tecmo Super Bowl................................................NFL Network
      NFL Films

Outstanding Sports Documentary
26 Years: The Dewey Bozella Story.....................ESPN2
Dream Team..........................................................NBA TV
      NBA Entertainment
Klitschko...............................................................HBO
      Broadview Pictures
Namath..................................................................HBO
The Announcement...............................................ESPN

Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology
30 for 30....................................................................................ESPN
A Football Life..........................................................................NFL Network
     NFL Films
Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Miami Dolphins..........HBO
      NFL Films
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel...............................................HBO
The Franchise: A Season with the Miami Marlins....................Showtime
     MLB Productions

Outstanding Studio Show: Weekly
College GameDay.....................................ESPN
Football Night in America........................NBC
Inside the NBA.........................................TNT
Inside the NFL..........................................Showtime
     CBS Sports; NFL Films

Outstanding Studio Show: Daily
Inside the NBA.........................................TNT
MLB Tonight............................................MLB Network
NFL Live..................................................ESPN2
NFL Total Access.....................................NFL Network
Pardon the Interruption............................ESPN
      Rydholm Projects

Outstanding Sports Journalism
E: 60.............................................................ESPN2
      Beitar Jerusalem
E: 60.............................................................ESPN2
      Busted Coverage
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.................HBO
      Hockey’s Darkest Day
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.................HBO
      Your Brain on Football

Outstanding Short Feature
College GameDay............................................ESPN
      Fist Bump: A Brotherly Bond
College GameDay............................................ESPN
      Kick of Hope
E: 60.................................................................ESPN2
      Perfect
Inside the NFL.................................................Showtime
      One Last Wish: The Danny Webber Story
MLB on Fox....................................................Fox
      Negro Leagues
NFL Films Presents.........................................NFL Network
      Slackliner; NFL Films
NFL GameDay Morning.................................NFL Network
     Immaculate Remembrance
SportsCenter....................................................ESPN
      Run With Me

Outstanding Long Feature
E: 60.............................................................ESPN2
     Mike Powell: In Relentless Pursuit
Games of the XXX Olympiad.... .................NBC
      Olga Korbut
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.................HBO
      Chancellor Lee Adams: The Fighter
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.................HBO
      Steve Gleason: Tragic Hero
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbe................. HBO
      Two of a Kind

Outstanding Open/Tease
Games of the XXX Olympiad.....................NBC
     Measure & Motion
MLB Network Division Series....................MLB Network
      The Scrapbook
NBA on TNT...............................................TNT
      All-Star Game Tease
NBA on TNT...............................................TNT
      Brooklyn Nets/New York Knicks; Spike Lee Tease
NCAA March Madness...............................truTV
      Brackets Everywhere; CBS Sports/Turner Sports
Red Bull Signature Series...........................NBC
     Show Open; Red Bull Media House
Sunday Night Football................................NBC
      Waiting All Day for Sunday Night

Outstanding New Approaches Sports Event Coverage
Games of the XXX Olympiad.................NBCOlympics.com
      Live from London
March Madness Live...............................NCAA.com
NFL RedZone..........................................NFL Network
Red Bull Stratos: Space Jump.................YouTube
      Red Bull Media House
Super Bowl XLVI Extra..........................NBCSports.com

Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming
ESPNU Unite.......................................................ESPNU
Everything to Prove.............................................NFL.com
      NFL Films
Games of the XXX Olympiad.............................NBCOlympics.com
      Countdown to London
Royce White Battles Anxiety on Draft Day........grantland.com
The Arnold Palmer..............................................grantland.com
The NFL Season: A Biography...........................NFL Media

Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming Short Format
ESPNU Unite Social Highlight..........................ESPNU
Story Time with Jalen Rose................................grantland.com
      Jalen Rose Steals Patrick Ewing’s TV
Numbers Never Lie Whiteboard........................ESPN2
Speaking Out......................................................NFL Media
Sport Science.....................................................ESPN
      Base Productions

Outstanding Sports Personality: Studio Host
James Brown.......................CBS/Showtime
Bob Costas..........................NBC/NBC Sports Network
Rich Eisen...........................NFL Network
Ernie Johnson......................TNT/NBA TV
Dan Patrick..........................NBC/NBC Sports Network/DirecTV

Outstanding Sports Personality: Play by Play
Mike Breen.......................ABC
Mike Emrick.....................NBC/NBC Sports Network
Al Michaels.......................NBC
Jim Nantz..........................CBS

Outstanding Sports Personality: Studio Analyst
Charles Barkley...............TNT/NBA TV
Tony Dungy.....................NBC
Boomer Esiason...............CBS
Harold Reynolds..............MLB Network
Bill Ripken.......................MLB Network
Kurt Warner......................NFL Network

Outstanding Sports Personality: Sports Event Analyst
Ato Boldon......................NBC
Cris Collinsworth............NBC
Jon Gruden......................ESPN
Jim Kaat..........................MLB Network
Mike Mayock..................NFL Network/NBC

Outstanding Sports Personality: Sports Reporter
Andrea Joyce.................NBC/NBC Sports Network
Pierre McGuire..............NBC/NBC Sports Network
Lisa Salters....................ESPN
Michele Tafoya..............NBC
Tom Verducci................MLB Network/TBS

Outstanding Technical Team Remote
America’s Cup World Series...............NBC
      America’s Cup Event Authority
Games of the XXX..............................Olympiad NBC
MLB on Fox........................................Fox
The Masters.........................................ESPN3D/CBS
Winter X Games 2012.........................ESPN3D

Outstanding Technical Team Studio
Games of the XXX Olympiad............NBC/Bravo/MSNBC/NBC Sports Network/Telemundo
MLB Tonight......................................MLB Network
UEFA Euro 2012................................ESPN

Outstanding Camera Work
24/7...............................................HBO
      Pacquiao Marquez 4
E: 60.............................................ESPN2
      Remember Bluffton
Games of the XXX Olympiad......NBC
      Measure & Motion
Ironman World Championship.....NBC
      Ironman Productions
NFL Films Presents......................NFL Network
      NFL Films
Outside the Lines..........................ESPN
      Breaking the Silence

Outstanding Editing
24/7........................................................................................HBO
      Pacquiao Marquez 4
Being: Liverpool....................................................................Fox Soccer Channel
Games of the XXX Olympiad...............................................NBC
      Profiles of the London Games
Grand Slam Tennis................................................................ESPN2
      Australian Open, Wimbledon & U.S. Open
Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Miami Dolphins......HBO
      NFL Films
NBA on TNT.........................................................................TNT
Outside the Lines...................................................................ESPN
      Breaking the Silence

Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound
MLB Network Spring Training Game..................MLB Network
      Indians vs. Diamondbacks; All Audio
MLB on Fox..........................................................Fox
NASCAR on Fox...................................................Fox

Outstanding Post Produced Audio/Sound
24/7..........................................................................................HBO
      Pacquiao Marquez 4
Games of the XXX Olympiad.................................................NBC
     Measure & Motion
Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Miami Dolphins........HBO
      NFL Films
NBA on TNT...........................................................................TNT

Outstanding Graphic Design
Games of the XXX Olympiad....................NBC/NBC Sports Network
MLB Network Division Series...................MLB Network
       The Scrapbook
Sport Science..............................................ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNews
       Base Productions
Sunday Night Football................................NBC
UEFA Euro 2012........................................ESPN

Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction
MLB Postseason on TBS..........................TBS
      Studio Orad
NCAA March Madness.............................truTV
      Brackets Everywhere
Outside the Lines.......................................ESPN
      Defiance: The Story of FC Start
Sunday Night Football...............................NBC
      Open

The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award
Games of the XXX Olympiad.........NBC/Bravo/CNBC
The Multi Screen Olympics............MSNBC/NBC Sports Network/NBCOlympics.com/Telemundo
Games of the XXX Olympiad/NBC Golf Tour.............NBC
      360 Cam
MLB on Fox....................................Fox
      Phantom Camera
NASCAR on Fox............................Fox
      3D Cutaway Car
NFL on Fox.....................................Fox
      Super Zoom

The Dick Schaap Writing Award
24/7.................................................HBO
      Pacquiao Marquez 4
30 for 30.........................................ESPN
      Ghosts of Ole Miss
Games of the XXX Olympiad........NBC
      Measure & Motion
NFL Films Presents........................NFL Network
      Like a Rose; NFL Films
The Open Championship................ESPN
      Old
The Open Championship................ESPN
      Essays

Outstanding Music Composition/Direction/Lyrics
Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Miami Dolphins...........HBO
      NFL Films
Namath........................................................................................HBO
     NFL Films
Road to the Super Bowl..............................................................NFL Network
     NFL Films

Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement: Institutional
It’s Not Crazy, It’s Sports....................................................ESPN
      Shake On It, The Name, Born Into It; Wieden & Kennedy
MLB Postseason on TBS.....................................................TBS
      Bruce Springsteen, Land of Dreams
NASCAR on ESPN: Nothing Beats First Place...................ESPN
      Worse, Painful, Scary; Wieden & Kennedy
NBA on TNT: John Turturro “Claude X: Street Artist”.......TNT
     Intro, Prolific, Struggle
NCAA March Madness........................................................TBS, CBS, TNT, truTV
      Brackets Everywhere
The Voice of Golf.................................................................CBS
      Confessions, Navigation, Costumes; Concentrate Films

Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement: Episodic
A Football Life................................................NFL Network
      Life Story; NFL Films
Feherty Live from Ryder Cup.........................Golf Channel
      Pro America, Pro Europe, Split Decision; NBC Sports Agency
Games of the XXX Olympiad.........................NBC
      Britain Just Got Great
The Dream Team.............................................NBA TV
      Trailer; NBA Entertainment
The Triple Crown............................................NBC
      Trailer


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