31st Sports Emmy Awards
DateApril 26, 2010
LocationFrederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City
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The 31st Sports Emmy Awards were presented on April 26, 2010 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.



Outstanding Live Sports Special Outstanding Live Sports Series
Outstanding Live Event Turnaround Outstanding Edited Sports Special
  • Inside the Headsets - The 25th All Star Race, SPEED
    • 2009 Bassmaster Classic, ESPN2
    • 2009 Tour de France, CBS/Versus
    • Inside the PGA Tour - The Deutsche Bank Championship, PGA Tour Entertainment
    • The 2009 World Series of Poker Final Table, ESPN
  • 24/7 - Mayweather-Marques, HBO
    • 2009 Ironman World Championship, NBC
    • America's Game - The 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Network
    • Incident at Candlestick, MLB Network
    • Josh Hamilton: Resurrecting the Dream, MLB Network
Outstanding Sports Documentary Outstanding Edited Sports Series/Anthology
  • Assault in the Ring, HBO Sports
    • Ted Williams, HBO Sports
    • The Legend of Jimmy the Greek, ESPN
    • The Lost Son of Havana, ESPN Deportes
    • Without Bias, ESPN
  • Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals, HBO Sports
    • 24/7 - Pacquiao-Hatton & Pacquiao-Cotto, HBO Sports
    • 30 for 30, ESPN
    • E:60, ESPN2
    • NFL Films Presents, NFL Network
Outstanding Studio Show, Weekly Outstanding Studio Show, Daily
Outstanding Sports Journalism Outstanding Short Feature
  • Inside the NFL - Fighting for #62 - The Nick Reardon Story, CBS/Showitme
    • E:60 - Glory Days]], ESPN2
    • E:60 - Seeing is Believing, ESPN2
    • Inside the NFL, CBS/Showitme
    • Sounds of the Year, NFL Films
    • NCAA Men's Basketball Championship - Willie's Full Court, CBS
    • NFL Films Presents - One Shot, NFL Network
Outstanding Long Feature Outstanding Open/Tease
Outstanding New Approaches Sports Event Coverage Outstanding New Approaches Sports Programming
  • CBS Mobile NCAA March Madness on Demand, CBS Mobile
    • NFL RedZone, NFL Network
    • NFL Sunday Ticket Experience on DirecTV, DirecTV
    • PGA Championship on TNT, PGA.com and Mobile Turner Sports, TNT/PGA.com
    • Sunday Night Football Extra, NBCSports.com
  • Super Bowl MVPs, ESPN.com
    • Cubed, FOXsports.com
    • NFL Weekly Countdown, NFL Network/NFL.com
    • On the Fringe - Fighting For Their NFL Lives, NFL.com
    • Unspeakable, ESPN.com
Outstanding New Approaches - Sports Programming - Short Format
  • Countdown to Vancouver, NBCOlympics.com
    • Red Bull - New Year. No Limits., RedBull/USA.com
    • Replay: Easton/Phillipsburg, Fox Sports Net
    • Ring Life, HBO.com
    • Sincerely, Lou, ESPN.com


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
  • MLB Tonight, MLB Network
    • 2009 NFL Draft, ESPN
    • ESPN Pit Studio & Tech Garage, ABC/ESPN/ESPN2
    • FOX NFL Sunday Special from Afghanistan, FOX
    • SportsNation, ESPN2
Outstanding Camera Work Outstanding Editing
  • 24/7 - Mayweather-Marquez, HBO Sports
The Dick Schaap Writing Award Outstanding Music Composition/Direction/Lyrics
  • 24/7 - Pacquiao-Hatton, HBO Sports
    • 2009 Open Championship - Turnberry, Scotland, ABC
    • Grand Slam Tennis on ESPN, ESPN2
    • Horse Racing on ESPN, ESPN
    • NBA Playoffs on TNT, TNT
    • Wimbledon Primetime, Tennis Channel
Outstanding Live Event Audio/Sound Outstanding Post Produced Audio/Sound
Outstanding Graphic Design Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction
  • MLB Tonight, MLB Network
    • ESPN's NFL Monday Night Football, ESPN
    • Grand Slam Tennis on ESPN, ESPN2
    • SportsNation, ESPN2
    • The Indianapolis 500, ABC
    • USA vs. Costa Rica Soccer - 2010 FIFA World Cup on ESPN, ESPN
The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement - Institutional
  • US Open Tennis - Flomotion, CBS
    • Ballpark Cam, MLB Network
    • EA Sports Virtual Playbook Remote - NBA and College Gameday, ESPN
    • Enhanced Digital Recreation/Reenactment, MLB Network
  • 2009 Football Season Never Ends - Run, NFL Network
    • 2009 MLB All-Star Game - Magnet, FOX
    • 2009 NASCAR on ESPN - Feel Your Heart Race - Start 'Er Up; Wrecks; Numbers, ESPN
    • Full Color Football - History of the AFL, Showtime
    • One Game Changes Everything, ESPN
    • This is SportsCenter, ESPN
    • Paul Revere; Arnold Palmer; Machine, O Positive
Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement - Episodic
  • 24/7 Jimmie Johnson Race to Daytona - Ultrabland, HBO
    • 2009 NASCAR on FOX - Underground, FOX
    • 2010 NHL Winter Classic, NBC
    • Every Second Counts - Look Up, One Second, Rivalry, Versus
    • NBC Sunday Night Football, NBC