May 10, 2017
HBO Wins Five Sports Emmy Awards
HBO captured five trophies from the 38th Annual Sports Emmy Awards, held May 9, 2017 in New York City at the Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center.
Two of the sports division's most acclaimed series -- Hard Knocks and Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel -- combined wins for three total Sports Emmys for production excellence in 2016. The two series combined have now won 46 Sports Emmy Awards; Real Sports with 31, and Hard Knocks with 15.
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel won for two segments from the 2016 season -- Outstanding Sports Journalism, which the series has won 18 times, more than any other sports journalism television program -- and for Outstanding Sports News Anthology, which the program has won in three of the past four years.
Here's the complete list of HBO Sports winners:
Outstanding Sports News Anthology: Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
Outstanding Sports Journalism: Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel -- The Lord of the Rings: An Investigation Into the IOC
Outstanding Camera Work: Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Los Angeles Rams [NFL FILMS]
The Dick Schaap Outstanding Writing Award: HBO World Championship Boxing -- Muhammad Ali: Only One
Outstanding Short Sports Documentary: State of Play: Fighting Chance [Film 45]