Olympics-boosted net tops in sports noms

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NEW YORK — Boosted by its coverage of the Sydney Olympics, the Peacock net received the lion’s share of nominations for the 22nd annual Sports Emmys.

NBC Sports led the field with 23 nominations, followed by ESPN and Fox Sports with 20 noms apiece.

Following them were ABC Sports with 16, CBS Sports (11), ESPN2 (9), HBO (6), TNT (4) and, with one each, CNBC, CNN/SI, Discovery Channel, ESPN Classic and MSNBC.

NBC Sports’ coverage of “The Games of the XXVII Olympiad” earned 12 nominations, more than any other program.

Four noms apiece went to CBS Sports’ “Hoops & Hoosiers: The Story of the Final Four 2000,” Fox Sports’ “MLB on Fox,” ESPN’s “NFL Films Presents” and ESPN/ESPN2’s “X Games.” ABC Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl XXXIV received three nominations.

Outstanding host noms

Vying for top honors in the studio host category are NBC’s Bob Costas, ESPN’s Chris Berman, CBS’ Greg Gumbel, Fox’s James Brown and MSNBC’s Jim Lampley.

Aside from CBS’ Clark Kellogg, all of the nominees in the category of studio analyst are on Fox: Cris Collinsworth, Howie Long, Steve Lyons and Terry Bradshaw.

The personalities nominated for play-by-play are ABC’s Al Michaels and Mike Emrick, NBC’s Al Trautwig, Fox’s Joe Buck and ABC/ESPN’s Mike Tirico.

Up for the sports event analyst trophy are CBS’ Billy Packer, NBC’s Doug Collins, ESPN/NBC’s Joe Morgan and Fox’s John Madden and Tim McCarver.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will award the Sports Emmys April 16 at a black-tie dinner at Gotham’s Marriot Marquis.

And the nominees are…

LIVE SPORTS SPECIAL

OUTSTANDING LIVE SPORTS SPECIAL

ABC’s NFL Wild Card Game : Buffalo Bills vs. Tennessee Titans – ABC

MLB American League Championship Series – NBC

MLB on FOX: World Series – FOX

Super Bowl XXXIV – ABC

The 100th U.S. Open Golf Championship – NBC

OUTSTANDING LIVE SPORTS SERIES

ABC’s Golf Tour – ABC

ABC’s NFL Monday Night Football – ABC

ESPN Speedworld: NASCAR – ESPN

MLB on FOX – FOX

LIVE SPORTS SERIES

NFL Sunday Night Football – ESPN

Sunday Night Baseball – ESPN

The U.S. Olympic Trials – NBC

OUTSTANDING LIVE EVENT TURNAROUND

America’s Cup 2000 – ESPN

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad – NBC

Tour de France on ESPN2 / ABC – ESPN2 / ABC

Wimbledon on TNT – TNT

Winter X Games – ESPN

OUTSTANDING LIVE EVENT TURNAROUND

OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SPECIAL

Baseball: The Latin Passion, MLB Productions – NBC

EDITED SPORTS SPECIAL

Hoops & Hoosiers: The Story of the Final Four 2000 – CBS

Ironman Triathlon World Championship – NBC

World Triathlon Corporation

NFL Century: In Their Own Words – ESPN

X Games – ESPN / ESPN2

OUTSTANDING SPORTS DOCUMENTARY

Ali-Frazier I: One Nation Divisible – HBO

Bill Russell: My Life, My Way – HBO

On Hallowed Ground: Streetball Champions of Rucker Park, New Urban Entertainment- TNT

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad: Twice Born – Muhammad Ali – NBC

Whatever Happened to Michael Ray?, NBA Entertainment – TNT

EDITED SPORTS SERIES / ANTHOLOGY

OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SERIES / ANTHOLOGY

NFL Films Presents – ESPN2

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel – HBO

SportsCentury: The Top 50 & Beyond – ESPN Classic

The Gravity Games – NBC

The Olympic ShowC – NBC

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW

College GameDay – ESPN

FOX NFL Sunday – FOX

MLB on FOX Pregame Show – FOX

NFL PrimeTime – ESPN

STUDIO SHOW

Road to the Final Four – CBS

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY / STUDIO HOST

Bob Costas – NBC

Chris Berman – ESPN

Greg Gumbel – CBS

James Brown – FOX

Jim LampleyMS – NBC

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY / PLAY-BY-PLAY

Al Michaels – ABC

Al Trautwig – NBC

Joe Buck – FOX

SPORTS PERSONALITY / PLAY-BY-PLAY

Mike Emrick – ABC

Mike Tirico – ABC / ESPN

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY / STUDIO ANALYST

Clark Kellogg – CBS

Cris Collinsworth – FOX

Howie Long – FOX

Steve Lyons – FOX

Terry Bradshaw – FOX

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY / SPORT EVENT ANALYST

Billy Packer – CBS

Doug Collins – NBC

SPORTS PERSONALITY / SPORT EVENT ANALYST

Joe Morgan – ESPN / – NBC

John Madden – FOX

Tim McCarver – FOX

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM REMOTE

ESPN Speedworld: NASCAR – ESPN

Super Bowl XXXIV – ABC

X Games – ESPN / ESPN2

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM STUDIO

FOX NFL Sunday – FOX

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad – NBC

FILM CINEMATOGRAPHY

OUTSTANDING FILM CINEMATOGRAPHY

Road to the Super Bowl (XXXIV), NFL Films – ABC

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad, 17 Days in Sydney – NBC

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad, A Land an Ocean Away – NBC

OUTSTANDING ELECTRONIC CAMERA WORK

Discovery Channel Eco-Challenge ArgentinaDiscovery Channel

Hoops & Hoosiers: The Story of the Final Four 2000 – CBS

NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship, Tease; Feature – CBS

OUTSTANDING EDITING

Heisman Trophy Presentation, Tease – ESPN

Hoops & Hoosiers: The Story of the Final Four 2000- CBS

EDITING

Under The Helmet, Sounds of the Season; Dennis Green Drums; – NFL Films

Radio Call Song – FOX

X Games, Tease; Features – ESPN / ESPN2

OUTSTANDING WRITING

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad, Eric Moussambani; East Timor; Rulon Gardner – NBC

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad, A Land an Ocean Away – NBC

U.S. Open Tennis Championships on CBS, Enberg Essay – CBS

Wimbledon on TNT – TNT

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION / DIRECTION / LYRICS

Bill Russell: My Life, My Way – HBO

NFL Century: In Their Own Words – ESPN

LIVE EVENT AUDIO / SOUND

OUTSTANDING LIVE EVENT AUDIO / SOUND

MLB on FOX – FOX

NFL on FOX – FOX

U.S. Open Tennis Championships on CBS – CBS

OUTSTANDING POST PRODUCED AUDIO / SOUND

ABC’s NFL Monday Night Football, Miked Up for Halftime – NFL Films – ABC

Hoops & Hoosiers: The Story of the Final Four 2000- CBS

Inside the NFL, NFL Films – HBO

The Winter Gravity Games – NBC

OUTSTANDING GRAPHIC DESIGN

ABC’s Figure Skating – ABC

MLB on FOX – FOX

NFL on FOX – FOX

Super Bowl XXXIV – ABC

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad – NBC

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN / ART DIRECTION

Super Bowl XXXIV Pre-Game Show, The Undeclared American Holiday Tease – ABC

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad – NBC

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad, Virtual Swimming Graphics – NBC

X Games, Moto X Freestyle Bike Cam – ESPN / ESPN2

OUTSTANDING SPORTS JOURNALISM

Bobby Knight Investigation – CNN/SI

Outside The Lines : Inside the Signing Scam – ESPN

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, Dominican Free-For-All – HBO

OUTSTANDING FEATURE

NFL Films Presents, Joe Marciano NFL Films – ESPN2

NFL Films Presents, The Butt Slap NFL Films – ESPN2

NFL Films Presents, Martins Ferry NFL Films – ESPN2

SportsCenter, Dave Sanders Columbine High School – ESPN

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad, Ervin Zador – NBC

OUTSTANDING OPEN / TEASE

MLB on FOX, Subway Series Story Open – FOX

MLB on FOX Pregame Show, Turn Back the Clock Open – FOX

NHL All-Star Game, Pond of Dreams Open – ESPN Productions – ABC

Super Bowl XXXIV Pre-Game Show, The Undeclared American Holiday Tease – ABC

The Games of the XXVII Olympiad, A Land an Ocean Away Tease – NBC

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