Here Are This Year’s Winners
THE NATIONAL ACADEMY
OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES
THE WINNERS OF THE 44th ANNUAL SPORTS EMMY® AWARDS
Bryant Gumbel Honored with Sports Lifetime Achievement Award
(New York / Los Angeles) May 22nd, 2023 – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced tonight the winners of the 44th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards which were live-streamed at Watch.TheEmmys.TV and available on the various Emmy® apps for iOS, tvOS, Android, FireTV, and Roku (full list at apps.theemmys.tv/).
The live-in-person, live-streamed presentation was filled with a star-studded group of sports television personalities as presenters such as Nate Burleson (CBS Sports), Ryan Clark (ESPN), Diana Flores (NFL Network/NBC), Keiana Martin (MLB Network), Rachel Nichols (Showtime), Tom Rinaldi (Fox Sports), David Scott (HBO), Kenny Smith (Turner Sports), Melissa Stark (NFL Network/NBC) and Mike Tirico (NBC Sports).
Emmy®, Peabody, NAACP Image and Edward R. Murrow Award winning television journalist and sportscaster Bryant Gumbel was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his long, barrier-breaking career.
In addition, ESPN Sports Anchor Elle Duncan and Michael Braxton, Coca-Cola’s Senior Manager of Colleges and Universities, announced the winner of the $40,000 Coca-Cola HBCU Sports Production Grant – Florida A&M University’s “Defy the Odds.” Jonathan David, class of ‘23 accepted on behalf of the student production team which also included Aliya Chanté Everett, Breché DaValt, Tristian Hutton and advisor Edward Thomas.
Nominations and winners were announced in 47 categories including Outstanding Live Sports Special, Live Sports Series and Playoff Coverage, four Documentary categories, Esports Championship Coverage, Outstanding Play-by-Play Announcer, Studio Host, and Outstanding Personality/Emerging Talent among others.
Tonight’s program and many other Emmy® Award programs are available for viewing at any time on our OTT platform Watch.TheEmmys.TV sponsored by Vimeo.
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About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational, and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime and Daytime Creative Arts programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering.
NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000+ broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including regional student television and its Student Award for Excellence and the National Student Production Awards for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.
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The 44th Annual Sports Emmy Award by Network
|Sinclair Broadcast Group||1|
The 44th Annual Sports Emmy Award by Network Group
|ESPN||(ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN+, ABC)||13|
|FOX Sports Media Group||(FOX, FS1)||9|
|NBC Sports Group||(NBC, CNBC, USA Network, Telemundo, Peacock, NBCOlympics.com, Golf Channel)||8|
|NFL Network||(NFL Network, Mundo NFL)||3|
|Turner Sports||(TNT, tbs, truTV)||3|
|HBO Sports||(HBO Max)||2|
|MLB Network||(NHL Network)||1|
|Sinclair Broadcast Group||1|
The 44th Annual Sports Emmy Award by Multiple Winners
|2022 FIFA World Cup||3||Fox/FS1|
|XXIV Olympic Winter Games||3||NBC/USA|
|2022 NCAA March Madness||2||tbs/CBS/TNT/truTV|
|Fox NFL Sunday||2||Fox|
|NFL 360||2||NFL Network|
|Outside the Lines||2||ESPN|
|Super Bowl LVII||2||FOX|