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HBO wins a bunch of sports Emmys

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I hate to put something on top of all the spirited Carton bashing going on in the post below, but I had a short break and thought I'd share with you the 2008 Sports Emmy Award winners from Monday night.

In three years on the beat, I have yet to attend the gala event. Maybe next year. Or as soon as ESPN covers the Newsday Publisher's Award dinner in January.

Click below for the winners and the chart of awards by channel/network.Winners by Network

HBO 8

FOX 5

ESPN 4

NBC 3

TNT 3

CBS 3

ESPN.com 3

NFL Network 2

Fox Sports Net 1

Golf Channel 1

ABC 1

TBS 1

NASCAR Images 1

ESPN2 1

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – STUDIO HOST:

* James Brown (CBS)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – PLAY-BY-PLAY:

* Al Michaels (NBC)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – STUDIO ANALYST:

* Cris Collinsworth (HBO / NBC)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY – SPORTS EVENT ANALYST:

* John Madden (NBC)

OUTSTANDING LIVE SPORTS SPECIAL:

* BCS on FOX: Tostitos Fiesta Bowl (FOX)

OUTSTANDING LIVE SPORTS SERIES:

* NASCAR on FOX (FOX)

OUTSTANDING LIVE EVENT TURNAROUND:

* Quest for the Cup, VOOM (NASCAR Images)

OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SPECIAL:

* De La Hoya/Mayweather 24/7 (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS documentary:

* Ghosts of Flatbush (HBO)

OUTSTANDING EDITED SPORTS SERIES / ANTHOLOGY:

* America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions, NFL Networks (NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW - WEEKLY:

* College Gameday (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW - DAILY:

* Inside the NBA (TNT)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS JOURNALISM:

* Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)

OUTSTANDING SHORT FEATURE:

* Sunday NFL Countdown, Fear (ESPN)

OUTSTANDING LONG FEATURE:

* NFL Films Presents: Finding Your Butkus, NFL Network (NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING OPEN / TEASE:

* Super Bowl XLI (CBS)

OUTSTANDING NEW APPROACHES – COVERAGE:

* Fantasy Football Now (ESPN.com)

OUTSTANDING NEW APPROACHES – LONG FORM:

* Ray of Hope (ESPN.com)

OUTSTANDING NEW APPROACHES – GENERAL INTEREST:

* Death Race 2007 (ESPN.com)

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM REMOTE:

* ESPN NASCAR (ABC / ESPN / ESPN2)

* NASCAR on FOX (FOX)

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM STUDIO:

* MLB Post Season (TBS)

OUTSTANDING CAMERA WORK:

* Mayweather/Hatton 24/7 (HBO)

OUTSTANDING EDITING:

* Ali's 65 (ESPN)

THE DICK SCHAAP WRITING AWARD:

* Mayweather/Hatton 24/7 (HBO)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION / DIRECTION / LYRICS:

* Ghosts of Flatbush (hBO)

* Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs (HBO)

* NBA on TNT (TNT)

OUTSTANDING LIVE EVENT AUDIO / SOUND:

* MLB on Fox (FOX)

OUTSTANDING POST PRODUCED AUDIO / SOUND:

* MLB on Fox: Pre Game Show (Fox)

* US Open Tennis Championships (CBS)

OUTSTANDING GRAPHIC DESIGN:

* Sport Science (FSN)

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN / ART DIRECTION:

* NBA All Star Saturday Night (TNT)

THE GEORGE WENSEL TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:

* PGA TOUR and LPGA Coverage (Golf Channel)

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