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Sorry Bro: Sports Through Houser:
Typical Hollywood, going with the international name with above-average skills rather than the regional/national name with excellent technique along with superb skills. The 2012 Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality was meant to be on Kirk Herbstreit's wall of achievements (along with all his pre-19 year old awards). The Emmy's are just jealous of the Herbie awards.
PS - Jay Bilas has been swag checked. Rappers never win the real awards. [Follow me @TravisHouser]
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On Monday night TNT's Charles Barkley won the Sports Emmy Award for "Outstanding Sports Personality - STUDIO ANALYST." At the end of TNT's post-game show Inside the NBA, Kenny "The Jet" Smith helped Sir Charles celebrate his first "championship" by dousing him with a bottle of champagne live on the air. Kenny lets the viewers know for those...
Charles Barkley got a champagne bath from fellow "Inside the NBA" studio analyst Kenny Smith on Monday night as part of an on-air celebration for winning the Sports Emmy award for best weekly studio show.
Kenny Smith handed out champagne bottles to his partners in the studio to celebrate "Inside the NBA" winning the Sports Emmy award. As Charles Barkley...
Last night, the good folks over at Inside the NBA announced that they had cleaned up at the Sports Emmy awards and that Charles had won for best studio analyst.So, Kenny Smith decided to celebrate Sir Charles win and give him the customary champagne bath which Charles didn't enjoy too much:
He never got to experience an NBA Championship champagne bath during his playing days, but Charles Barkley did get one for his Sports Emmy Award.
H/T Kenny Smith
On the left is Sam Cassell, a former All-Star point guard who’s now coaching with the Wizards. On the right is Gollum, a character from “The Lord of the Rings.” Charles Barkley thinks they look alike.
During a discussion on “Inside the NBA” about Amare Stoudemire punching a fire extinguisher, Kenny Smith said that some players like when a teammate gets hurt or sick because...
Charles Barkley was an awarded an Emmy on Monday night for outstanding sports studio analyst for his work on my favorite show, “Inside the NBA.” Chuck won over Cris Collinsworth (HBO/NBC), Jay Bilas (ESPN), Jeff Hammond (FOX) and Kirk Herbstreit (ESPN). Kenny Smith equated Chuck’s win to winning the MVP on a championship team (as Inside [...]
Dear Mr. Jordan, As a life long Chicago Bulls fan, it pains me to see one of my heroes fail in his endeavours after his playing career has ended. However, what has happened in Charlotte is entirely your doing. I agree with Charles Barkley. You have too many people in your organization that may be intimidated by [...]
ATTENTION, ATTENTION, ATTENTION all Dallas Mavericks players, coaches, staff and fans, just roll it up for this year, go home and we’ll see you next season and better luck next time.
If you listened to some of the commentators after the game, that’s the impression you would have gotten, especially from Charles Barkley on TNT, as he quoted, “Dallas is just not good enough...
Carlisle drops the BS Bomb
Last night the 2012 Sports Emmy winners were announced. The evening drew most of the big names in broadcasting there for the occasion. Last night, NBC can claim a victory by leading networks with nine victories. You can check out all the winners by clicking the link here, but these are the key winners...
Play by Play - Joe Buck
Sports Event Analyst - Cris Collinsworth