ESPN Wins Pair Of 'Sports Business Journal,' 'SportsBusiness Daily' Awards

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NBC Universal Sports & Olympics Chairman Dick Ebersol was named sports executive of the year Thursday night by trade titles SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily.

NBC also won in the "best in sports television" award. ESPN also pulled in two awards, for "best in sports media" and "best in digital sports media."

Other winners include the Boston Celtics and NBA for pro team and league of the year, CAA for best in talent representation and IMG, a pair of awards for corporate consulting and porperty consulting.

The MLB won for best in sports technology for MBL at Bat.

Former baseball commissioner and Olympics organizer Peter Ueberroth won the lifetime achieve award.

The awards were handed out at a ceremony at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan.

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