29th Sports Emmy Awards
DateApril 28, 2008
LocationFrederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City
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The 29th Sports Emmy Awards honoring American sports coverage in 2007 was presented on April 28, 2008 at Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City. The nominees were announced on March 13.[1]



Outstanding Live Sports Special Outstanding Live Sports Series
Outstanding Live Event Turnaround Outstanding Edited Sports Special
  • Quest for the Cup, VOOM
    • De La Hoya vs Mayweather Delay Broadcast, HBO
    • Inside the PGA Tour, PGA Tour Productions
    • NFL Mic'd Up: Ravens vs. 49ers, NFL Network
    • 2007 Tour de France, CBS
  • De La Hoya-Mayweather 24/7, HBO
Outstanding Sports Documentary Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology
  • Ghosts of Flatbush, HBO
    • Barbaro: A Nation's Horse, NBC
    • Dale, NASCAR Images
    • Jonestown: The Game of Their Lives, ESPN
    • Triumph and Tragedy: The Ray Mancini Story, ESPN Classic
  • America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions, NFL Networks
    • Greatest High School Football Rivalries, Versus
    • Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs, HBO
    • HBO Boxing: Countdown Shows, HBO
    • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, HBO
Outstanding Studio Show, Weekly Outstanding Studio Show, Daily
Outstanding Sports Journalism Outstanding Short Feature
  • Sunday NFL Countdown - Fear, ESPN
    • College Gameday - Martin van Zant, ESPN
    • Inside the NFL - Coal Miner's Sons: The Jones Brothers, HBO
    • Inside the NFL - Packers Fans Rebuild, HBO
    • MLB 2007: Never Miss A Game - Never Too Early, ESPN
Outstanding Long Feature Outstanding Open/Tease
  • NFL Films Presents: Finding Your Butkus, NFL Network
    • E:60 - Ray of Hope, ESPN
    • NBA TV Game Night - 59th and Prairie: Dwyane Wade's Journey - A Story Told by Terrence Howard, NBC TV
    • Outside the Lines - Still Alive, ESPN
    • The Super Bowl Today - Bill Walsh, CBS
    • The Super Bowl Today - Hines Ward, CBS
  • Super Bowl XLI - Tease, CBS
    • 107th U.S. Open Championship - The Open Returns to Steel City, NBC
    • 2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee - Championship Round, ABC
    • Barbaro: A Nation's Horse, NBC
    • De La Hoya-Mayweather 24/7 - Episode 1, HBO
    • Indianapolis 500 - Tease: All Roads Lead to Indy, ABC
    • NBA Playoffs - Opening Night Tease, TNT
Outstanding New Approaches - Coverage Outstanding New Approaches - Long Form
  • Fantasy Football Now, ESPN.com
    • Amen Corner Live, CBSSports.com
    • Fantasy Focus Baseball, ESPN.com
    • Fantasy Football Live, Yahoo! Sports
    • Live@ Series, PGATour.com
    • NFL.com LIVE, NFL Network
  • Ray of Hope, ESPN.com
    • Kevin Streelman, 24 Hours to the PGA Tour, PGA Tour Productions
    • 2007 Shared Summits K2 Expedition, NBCSports.com
    • Fan Life: Full Tilt Full Time, HBO
    • Ruth Lovelace: Chasing a Dream, NBCSports.com
Outstanding New Approaches - General Interest
  • Death Race 2007, ESPN.com
    • An UnAmerican Tragedy, ESPN.com
    • Anatomy of a Play, NFL Network
    • Don't Be Like Mike, ESPN.com
    • Inside Spring Training with the White Sox, 312 Media


Outstanding Sports Personality, Studio Host Outstanding Sports Personality, Play-by-Play
Outstanding Sports Personality, Studio Analyst Outstanding Sports Personality, Sports Event Analyst


Outstanding Technical Team Remote Outstanding Technical Team Studio
Outstanding Camera Work Outstanding Editing
  • Mayweather-Hatton 24/7, HBO
  • Ali's 65, ESPN
    • Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Kansas City Chiefs, HBO
    • Mayweather-Hatton 24/7, HBO
    • Sports Science, FSN
    • Sunday NFL Countdown - Fear, ESPN
    • Super Bowl XLI, CBS
The Dick Schaap Writing Award Outstanding Music Direction/Composition/Lyrics
  • Mayweather-Hatton 24/7, HBO
    • 2007 ING New York City Marathon - Alec Baldwin Open, NBC
    • Costas Now - The Year of the Cheat, HBO
    • E:60 - A Dream Come True: Gunnar Esiason, ESPN
    • Every Man a Tiger: The Eddie Robinson Story, NBC
    • Inside the NFL - Lewis Black: Miami Vice & Lonely in LA, HBO
  • Ghosts of Flatbush, HBO
  • Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs, HBO
  • NBA on TNT - NBA Promos on TNT, TNT
    • America's Game: The Super Bowl Champions, NFL Network
    • Barbaro, HBO
    • Dale, NASCAR Images
    • Kabul Girls Club, ESPN2
    • US Open Tennis Championship - Tease, CBS
Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound Outstanding Post Produced Audio/Sound
  • MLB on FOX: Pre Game Show, FOX
  • US Open Tennis Championship, CBS
    • NFL on FOX: FOX NFL Sunday, FOX
    • Road to the Super Bowl, NFL Network
Outstanding Graphic Design Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction
  • NBA All-Star Saturday Night - Tease and various re-teases, TNT
    • 107th U.S. Open Championship - The Open Returns to the Steel City, NBC
    • Amazing Sport Stories, FSN
    • BCS on FOX, FOX
    • NBA All-Star Game - Wasteland Tease, TNT
    • Sport Science, FSN
The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award
  • PGA TOUR and LPGA Coverage - AimPoint, Golf Channel
    • ESPN NASCAR - Draft Track, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2
    • Golf on CBS - Swing Vision, CBS
    • Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta - The 1960 Masters - Color Restoration and Colorization, CBS
    • Sport Science - Sport Science Laboratory, FSN
Sports Lifetime Achievement Award


  1. ^ "29th Sports Emmy Awards nominees". National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. March 13, 2008. Archived from the original on March 18, 2008. Retrieved March 15, 2008.