NBC Sports Group Leads Sports Emmy WinsTakes Home 23 Awards; Turner Nabs Seven 5/08/2013 1:42 PM Eastern
NBC Sports Group led the 34th Annual Sports Emmys on Tuesday with awards in 23 categories, more than any other sports media company for the third year in a row.
Broadcast network NBC, which nabbed 10 awards total, earned five of those for its coverage of the London Olympics, including Outstanding Live Event Turnaround and Outstanding New Approaches to Sports Programming.
Super Bowl XLVI also gave the network a victory for Outstanding Live Sports Special. Sunday Night Football took home its fifth consecutive award for Outstanding Live Sports Series. NBC broadcasters Bob Costas, Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Pierre McGuire were also honored in their respective categories.
Turner came in second with seven wins, including Outstanding Playoff Coverage for the NBA playoffs on TNT and Outstanding Sports Personality for Charles Barkley.
Other winners included HBO Sports, with six awards; ESPN, with five; MLB Network, three; CBS, two; Fox Sports Media Group, two; NFL Network, two; and YouTube, one.
Check out a complete list of the winners here.