NBC Sports was recognized with eight Emmy Awards, including six for the network's coverage of the 2004 Athens Summer Games.
The National Television Academy recognized the winners of the 26th Annual Sports Emmy Awards.
Former NBC Sports and ESPN President Chet Simmons was presented with a Sports Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony last week at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.
NBC Sports was recognized with eight Emmy Awards, including six for the network's coverage of the 2004 Athens Summer Games. ESPN and ABC took home eight Emmy Awards, including ABC’s “Monday Night Football” for the best Live Sports Series. ESPN’s “SportsCenter” won its second consecutive Emmy Award for top Studio Show – Daily. HBO received five Emmys, and CBS and FOX each won three.
NBC’s Stromotion won the George Wensel Outstanding Innovative Technical Achievement Award for “The Games of the XXVIII Olympiad.”
Sports Emmy Award recipients were chosen by a Blue Ribbon Panel of their peers from close to 700 entries in 27 categories. The awards recognize outstanding achievement by individuals and programs broadcast throughout the 2004 calendar year.
To view a complete list of winners, visit www.emmyonline.org/emmy/sports26th_winners.html.
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