HBO Sports Nominated for 15 Sports Emmy Awards

HBO received 15 Sports Emmy nominations including six for 24/7: Red Wings/Maple Leafs, three for Hard Knocks, two each for Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and HBO Boxing and one each for 24/7: Pacquaio/Rios and Legendary Nights. Under the major categories, 24/7: Red Wings/Maple Leafs was nominated for Outstanding Sports Documentary Series and Real Sports […]

The Nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

The nominees are out. A few interesting developments for this year’s Emmys. In the play-by-play category, Al Michaels is noticeably absent. Marv Albert, Mike Breen, Joe Buck, Bob Costas (?) and Mike Emrick are nominees. I guess the Academy decided to put Bob in this category in addition to his customary Studio Host nomination. For […]

Episode 3 of 24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs Premieres on Saturday

The third episode of the 24/7 NHL mini-series leading up to the Winter Classic on New Year’s Day in Michigan will air on HBO this Saturday. We have details of the episode below for you. 24/7 RED WINGS/MAPLE LEAFS: ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC DEC. 28 EPISODE Episode #3 Debut: SATURDAY, DEC. 28 (10:00-11:00 […]

24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs Premieres Saturday on HBO

HBO’s critically acclaimed documentary series, 24/7 returns on Saturday and it’s back to look at the NHL Winter Classic with the two teams which were supposed to play at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor earlier this year. Due to the blasted lockout, the Winter Classic was postponed until January 1, 2014. The Detroit Red Wings […]

HBO’s 24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs Debuts December 14

One of the victims of the lockout last season was the NHL Winter Classic and one of its best marketing tools, HBO’s 24/7. With the Winter Classic restored and its originally planned venue for 2013 restored for January 1, 2014, Michigan Stadium a.k.a. “The Big House,” HBO will be back to follow the two teams […]

Complete List of Winners for the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

Let’s go over the entire list of those who won hardware in the 34th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. The awards were handed out at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in New York. Overall, NBC Sports Group has reason to crow with 23 Emmys, the most of any sports media group. Turner Sports was […]

HBO Sports Wins Six Sports Emmys

This from HBO Sports. The network has taken home six Emmys for its product. Three were in conjunction with NFL Films, two were for Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and there was a single award for the 24/7 series. Here’s the press release from HBO Sports. Winners were revealed tonight at the 34th Annual Sports […]

Making Time For The Wednesday Linkage

I haven’t been able to links for a couple of days. I have a few leftover stuff since Monday, but nothing totally clogging up my browser, but I do want to give you a full set of stories today. I’ve done my best to summarize the whole bizarre Sarah Phillips/ people story and that’s over […]

HBO Sports Wins Three Sports Emmy Awards

Another Sports Emmy Award press release for you. This one comes from HBO Sports which was honored for its innovative 24/7 series, one for boxing, the other for the NHL. And HBO also received one of the more prestigious awards, Outstanding Sports Journalism for its feature “The College Bowl Game Money Trail” which was aired […]

Winners of the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards

Throughout the day, I will be posting various press releases from the networks touting their Sports Emmy Awards. Last night, I posted the winners as they were handed out. Now, we have the official press release from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences which holds the annual ceremonies. These include the names who […]

2012 Sports Emmy Awards Live Blog

The Sports Emmy Awards are being handed out in New York tonight. Through various sources at the event, I’ll be able to update this post as awards are being doled to the various winners. And no, I’m not there, but I can provide the winners as soon as they become available. For the full list […]

TNT To Air All Four Parts of HBO's 24/7 Mayweather/Cotto

Starting Tuesday, TNT will air all four parts of HBO’s boxing series, “24/7 Mayweather/Cotto” on consecutive nights. Recently, HBO has been using Time Warner corporate partner CNN to re-air the 24/7 series. Now it will use another Time Warner sister cable channel, TNT. This will lead right into the HBO Pay Per View fight between […]

33rd Annual Sports Emmy Nominations Announced

We have the nominations, all 170 in 33 different categories, for the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy Awards. They just came out today. There are some surprises like massive hockey charlatan Pierre McGuire nominated in the Sports Reporter category and for some really strange reason, Skippy Bayless of ESPN2′s First Take was nominated for Best Studio […]

The Series Final of 24/7 Flyers/Rangers is Tonight

The last episode of 24/7 Flyers/Rangers on HBO premieres tonight on HBO at 10 p.m. ET. This episode deals with the game played on Monday and the coaches and several players were wired for sound. Details from HBO. 24/7 FLYERS/RANGERS:  ROAD TO THE NHL WINTER CLASSIC JAN. 5 EPISODE Episode #4 (series finale) Debut:  THURSDAY, […]

Some Back To Work Tuesday Links

On this day when many of you head back to work after the lazy holiday season, let’s provide some links as we get into the New Year. I’m still saddened today by the passing of Turner Sports and essayist Jim Huber. Reading the tributes on Twitter from those who knew him and those who […]