HBO Wins Big at Sports Emmys
Bryant Gumbel by Nathaniel Welch/HBO
, HBO led all networks, taking eight trophies.
Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel
was honored along with its
Ghosts of Flatbush
documentary and the network's boxing coverage.
ESPN scored seven total Emmys (including three for ESPN.com) and Fox picked up five Emmys. CBS and NBC won three statues apiece.
It was a big night for NBC's football coverage.
Sunday Night Football
won best play-by-play honors and his boothmate
took top analyst honors.
Football Night in America
was named best studio analyst. James Brown won best studio host for CBS'
The NFL Today
Other Emmys went to Fox's Fiesta Bowl coverage along with NASCAR on Fox. ESPN's
won best weekly studio show, and TNT's
Inside the NBA
snared the Emmy for best daily studio show.
- J.R. Whalen