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NBC Sports Group Leads Sports Emmy Nominations

Summer Olympics Receives 14 Noms, Most of Any Program, Series
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NBC Sports Group set the pace when the nominations for the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards were announced Wednesday, garnering 58 nods.

The 58 nominations were spread out among NBC, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel, nbcolympics.com, Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC, nbcsports.com and Telemundo; NBC received the most with 36. The ESPN networks (ESPN, ESPN2, Grantland, ABC, ESPN 3D, ESPNU and ESPNEWS) were second, receiving 43 nominations. ESPN was also the second-most nominated network with 23 nods.

Rounding out the nominations among the groups were: Turner Sports with 27; Fox Sports Media Group and HBO Sports with 17 each; NFL Network with 16; CBS Networks with 15; MLB Network with nine; and DirecTV and YouTube each garnered one nom apiece.

The 2012 Summer Olympics received the most nominations of any single program or series with 14. NBA on TNT and HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel each had six nods, while ESPN's E: 60 had five.

More than 170 nominees were announced in 34 categories.

The winners will be announced during the May 7 ceremony at New York's Frederick P. Rose Hall in Jazz at Lincoln Center.