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A little social distancing didn't dampen spirits for the 8th Annual Cynopsis Sports Media Awards. We honored the top sports programs, campaigns and people, as talent from around the industry rallied together to present this year's honors. View all the winners and the acceptance speeches down below each category.

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NBC Sports
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FOX
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Winners & Honorable Mentions

Winner
Stephen Jackson of All The Smoke With Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson

Stephen Jackson of All The Smoke With Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson

Showtime Networks Inc.
Honorable Mentions:
  • "ABOUT TROUT" Mike Trout Digital Series – FOX Sports West
  • Detail – ESPN+
  • Matt Barnes of All The Smoke With Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson – Showtime Networks Inc.
  • Ronda Rousey (WWE 24 – Revolutionary: The Year of Ronda Rousey) – WWE
Winner
Andrew Patterson

Andrew Patterson

Greenfly
Honorable Mentions:
  • Jayar Donlan – WWE
  • David Katz – FOX Sports
  • Zach Leonsis – Monumental Sports & Entertainment
Winner

SailGP

Honorable Mentions:
  • Collegiate StarLeague
  • Premier Lacrosse League
  • Professional Fighters League
  • WorldTeam Tennis
Winner
Justin Toman

Justin Toman

PepsiCo Beverages North America
Honorable Mentions:
  • Robert Gottlieb – FOX Sports
  • Heidi Browning – NHL
  • Jill Gregory – NASCAR
  • Lynne Biggar
Winner
FOX Sports West | Prime Ticket | San Diego

FOX Sports West | Prime Ticket | San Diego

Honorable Mentions:
  • AT&T Sportsnet Southwest – AT&T Sportsnet Southwest
  • FOX Sports Midwest 2019 – FOX Sports Midwest
  • FOX Sports South – FOX Sports South
  • NBC Philadelphia – NBC Philadelphia
Winner
Don't Retire, Kid

Don't Retire, Kid

ESPN
Honorable Mentions:
  • Hometown Heroes – Belk
  • NFL Salute to Service – NFL Media
  • Quiet Storm Queensbridge Activation – Showtime Networks Inc.
  • WWE Launches Partnership With The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – WWE
Winner
What Fans Want: Mind-Reading in Live Sports

What Fans Want: Mind-Reading in Live Sports

InStadium powered by Gimbal & Paramount Pictures
Honorable Mentions:
  • BudX Miami - Budweiser & Octagon – Budweiser & Octagon
  • Mercedes-Benz AR Experience – Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Fan for Life, presented by NewYork-Presbyterian – NewYork-Presbyterian & Scout Sports and Entertainment
  • Red River Showdown – FOX Sports
Winner
NFL GameDay Campaign

NFL GameDay Campaign

NFL Media
Honorable Mentions:
  • B/R Live: ONE Championship – Turner Sports
  • Friday Night SmackDown on FOX – FOX Sports
  • Jack in The Box – Home Team Sports, a Division of FOX Sports
  • "Post-Game Show Delivered By Who But, W.B. Mason" – Fox Sports Florida
Winner
2019 NBA Playoffs/Finals: Heroes Campaign

2019 NBA Playoffs/Finals: Heroes Campaign

NBA
Honorable Mentions:
  • All Eyes on Us: FIFA Women’s World Cup on FOX – FOX Sports
  • My Ride Home with My BMW. – Home Team Sports, a Division of Fox Sports
  • Intel True View - Before The Big Show – Intel Sports
  • It's Fight Season on DAZN – DAZN Group
Winner
Defend The East: Atlanta Braves

Defend The East: Atlanta Braves

FOX Sports South
Honorable Mentions:
  • Dunkin’ Don’t Stop & Overtime Brought to you by Dunkin – Home Team Sports, a Division of FOX Sports
  • FOX Sports Prime Ticket & Los Angeles Clippers LA. OUR WAY. 2019-2020 Campaign – FOX Sports Prime Ticket & Los Angeles Clippers
  • "Here Comes Charlie" – FOX Sports Sun
  • Texas Football Days – FOX Sports Southwest
  • "The Future is Ours" - College Football on AT&T Sportsnet – AT&T Sportsnet
Winner
My Ride Home with My BMW.

My Ride Home with My BMW.

Home Team Sports, a Division of Fox Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • B/R Live's ONE Championship: New Era – Turner Sports
  • NWSL "Future Official" Campaign – Budweiser
  • Tailgate Chair Tour – Academy Sports+Outdoors
  • The Collective – Wasserman
Winner
TUDNxtra

TUDNxtra

TUDN / Univision
Honorable Mentions:
  • Gears of War Augmented Reality E-League live – WarnerMedia Studios
  • Intel True View - Before The Big Show – Intel Sports
  • FOX Sports UHD/HDR 4K at Major Events – FOX Sports
  • Professional Fighters League Introduces SmartCage & Ref Cam – Professional Fighters League
Winner
#HINCHASWANTED

#HINCHASWANTED

beIN SPORTS
Honorable Mentions:
  • 100 Greatest Campaign – NFL Media
  • TUDN Rebrand – TUDN/Univision
  • TVG20 - Born into the Sport – TVG
  • Uniform Launch – New York Jets
Winner
St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day

St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day

FOX Sports Midwest
Honorable Mentions:
  • “Ballin’ in a Christmas Wonderland” – NBA
  • #HINCHASWANTED – beIN SPORTS
  • Inside the NFL Campaign – Showtime Networks Inc.
  • “We’re All Superstars” – FOX Sports
Winner
MLB Now Graphics

MLB Now Graphics

MLB Network
Honorable Mentions:
  • La Liga Premier – Telemundo Deportes
  • NBA All-Star Charlotte Open 2019 – WarnerMedia Studios
  • SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING OPEN – Showtime
Winners

WWE Network's Table for Three – Little Big Appetite (Applebee’s Sponsorship)

WWE

D-backs At the Dish

FOX Sports Arizona
Honorable Mentions:
  • FOX Sports GMC Thursday Night Football Kickoff Show – FOX Sports
  • Friday Night Rivals 'Titan in the Community' – Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Liga MX on TUDN - Google Pixel – TUDN/Univision
Winner
theScore Bet

theScore Bet

Honorable Mentions:
  • BetMGM by Roar Digital
  • FOX Bet – Fox
Winner
FOX Bet

FOX Bet

Fox
Honorable Mentions:
  • theScore Bet
  • William Hill US
Winners
BLOK SPORTS

BLOK SPORTS

VSiN

Honorable Mentions:
  • Roar Digital
Winner
FanDuel

FanDuel

Honorable Mentions:
  • PointsBet
  • William Hill US
Winner
30 for 30 Podcasts: The Sterling Affairs

30 for 30 Podcasts: The Sterling Affairs

ESPN Films
Honorable Mentions:
  • Barstool Sports - Pardon My Take – Barstool Sports
  • The Punies, Created and Directed by Kobe Bryant – Granity Studios
  • Tony Gonzalez – Wide Open With Tony Gonzalez
  • TYM+ – Telemundo Deportes
Winner
VALIANT

VALIANT

Sterling Productions, Osmosis Films and NHL Original Productions
Honorable Mentions:
  • Blink of an Eye – Taublieb Films
  • Mack Wrestles – ESPN Films
  • One Night: Joshua vs. Ruiz – DAZN Group
  • Pooh: The Derrick Rose Story – Stadium
Winner

2019 League of Legends World Championship

Riot Games
Honorable Mentions:
  • 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals – Activision Blizzard
  • Fortnite World Cup – Epic Games
  • IEM Katowice – ESL
  • The International – Valve
Winner
The B/R App: For the Fan

The B/R App: For the Fan

The B/R App
Honorable Mentions:
  • 2019 NCAA March Madness Live – Turner Sports
  • Best Mobile App: NASCAR Mobile – NASCAR
  • PokerGO – Poker Central
  • The ESPN App – ESPN
Winner

#NBATwitterLive

Turner Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • All The Smoke With Matt Barnes & Stephen Jackson – Showtime Networks Inc.
  • Big Noon Kickoff – FOX Sports
  • La Jugada – TUDN / Univision
  • The Boardroom – Thirty Five Ventures
Winner
NBC Sports Gold

NBC Sports Gold

NBC Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • CBS Sports HQ – CBS Sports Digital
  • DAZN – DAZN Group
  • NBA TV Direct to Consumer – Turner Sports
  • WWE Network – WWE
Winner
The SiriusXM Blitz with Brett Favre and Bruce Murray

The SiriusXM Blitz with Brett Favre and Bruce Murray

SiriusXM
Honorable Mentions:
  • The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz – ESPN Radio
  • The DA Show – CBS Sports Radio
  • The Fred Couples Show – SiriusXM
  • The Herd with Colin Cowherd – FOX Sports Radio
Winners
Action

Action

Showtime Networks Inc.

The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2020

Big Ten Network
Honorable Mentions:
  • 30 for 30 – ESPN Films
  • ELEAGUE Road to the RLCS Championship – Turner Sports
  • “The Great Brady Heist”-- FOX Sports Films/MAGNIFY – FOX Sports
  • WWE 24 – WWE
Winner
College GameDay: SC Featured - A Hero's Journey

College GameDay: SC Featured - A Hero's Journey

ESPN
Honorable Mentions:
  • College GameDay: SC Featured - Casey at the Snap – ESPN
  • FOX Sports San Diego & Challenged Athletes Foundation – FOX Sports San Diego
  • NFL Huddle for 100 - Hall of Fame – NFL Media
  • WWE Launches Partnership With UNICEF – WWE
Winner
"Dwyane Wade - Goodbye Letter"

"Dwyane Wade - Goodbye Letter"

FOX Sports Sun
Honorable Mentions:
  • Anaheim Ducks 2019-2020 Season Launch Spot – FOX Sports Prime Ticket
  • Defend The East – Fox Sports South
  • St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day – FOX Sports Midwest
  • Stuck at Work – FOX Sports Florida
Winner
“Walken’s Words” Charlo vs Adams Promo

“Walken’s Words” Charlo vs Adams Promo

Showtime Networks Inc.
Honorable Mentions:
  • 2019-2020 NBA Tip-Off: "Anyone" – NBA
  • FOX Sports Wendy’s Big Noon Kickoff Co-Branded Promo – FOX Sports
  • Intel True View - Before The Big Show – Intel Sports
  • Pink Whitney Barstool Sports & E&J Gallo for the NHL Prime Time National Spot – Barstool Sports
Winner
Uniform "Making Of" Video

Uniform "Making Of" Video

New York Jets
Honorable Mentions:
  • Los Angeles Angels Music Video, ft Migos – FOX Sports West
  • "Moments That Matter" Network Branding Spot – FOX Sports West | Prime Ticket | San Diego
  • Rockies Look Forward – AT&T Sportsnet
  • St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day – FOX Sports Midwest
Winner
“We’re All Superstars – Anthem”

“We’re All Superstars – Anthem”

FOX Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston Trailer – Showtime Networks Inc.
  • Sports Omnibus – Showtime Networks Inc.
  • The 100 Year Game – NFL Media
  • There's No Place Like Sports – ESPN
Winner
College GameDay

College GameDay

ESPN
Honorable Mentions:
  • 3er Tiempo – Telemundo Deportes
  • Contacto Deportivo – TUDN / Univision
  • FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 – FOX
  • Football Night in America - NBC – NBC Sports
  • FOX NFL Sunday – FOX Sports
Winner
One Jets Drive

One Jets Drive

New York Jets
Honorable Mentions:
  • Bleacher Report's Game of Zones – Bleacher Report's Game of Zones
  • Detail – ESPN+
  • Fútbol Sin Filtro – Telemundo Deportes
  • WWE: The Day Of – WWE
Winner
B/R Live

B/R Live

Turner Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • ESPN.com
  • NBA.com – Turner Sports
  • NCAA.com – Turner Sports
  • NFL.com
Winner
Bud Light Legend Series

Bud Light Legend Series

Honorable Mentions:
  • MLS All-Star Skills Challenge
  • NBA G-League
  • NWHL
  • Streamer Bowl & NFLPA
Winner
FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019

FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019

FOX
Honorable Mentions:
  • 2019 NCAA March Madness – Turner Sports
  • FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019 – Telemundo Deportes
  • Live Event Coverage (National) - World Series – FOX Sports
  • WWE WrestleMania 35 – WWE
Winner
Los Angeles Angels Baseball - Angels vs Mariners 7/12/19

Los Angeles Angels Baseball - Angels vs Mariners 7/12/19

FOX Sports West
Honorable Mentions:
  • ACC Men's Basketball- November 25, 2019 Stephen F Austin vs Duke (#1 Duke Goes Down) – Fox Sports South
  • NBC Sports BetCast: 76ers vs Knicks – NBC Sports Philadelphia
  • NBC Sports Chicago Blackhawks/Flyers LIVE from Prague – NBC Sports Chicago
  • NESN's coverage of the 68th Annual Beanpot Hockey Tournament – NESN
Winner
The Super Bowl LIV Watch Party

The Super Bowl LIV Watch Party

FOX Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • 2019 NCAA March Madness – Turner Sports
  • CBS Sports' Live Stream of Super Bowl LIII – CBS Sports Digital
  • FOX Sports Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman All-Access Behind-The-Scenes Livestream – FOX Sports
  • WWE UpUpDownDown Championship Live Stream – Survivor Series – WWE
Winner
Sunday Night Football - NBC

Sunday Night Football - NBC

NBC Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • La Liga Premier – Telemundo Deportes
  • MLS on Univision – TUDN/Univision
  • NASCAR on FOX – FOX
  • The SEC on CBS – CBS
Winner

2019 Atlanta Braves Season Coverage

Fox Sports South
Honorable Mentions:
  • 2019 Chicago White Sox Coverage – NBC Sports Chicago
  • 2019 Houston Rockets Coverage – AT&T Sportsnet Southwest
  • 2018-19 St. Louis Blues Championship Season – FOX Sports Midwest
  • San Diego Padres 2019 MLB Season Coverage – FOX Sports San Diego
Winner
Turner Sports

Turner Sports

Turner Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • Bleacher Report's Social Excellence – Bleacher Report
  • ESPN Social Media – ESPN
  • Run It Back – Monumental Sports and Entertainment
  • WWE Network – WWE
Winner

#SandlotToTheShow

MLB Network
Honorable Mentions:
  • All Eyes on Us: FIFA Women’s World Cup on FOX – FOX Sports
  • New York Jets
  • Summer of Soccer – NBC Universal
Winner
WWE on Facebook

WWE on Facebook

WWE
Honorable Mentions:
  • FOX Sports x Facebook Watch – FOX Sports
  • PGA TOUR on Facebook Watch – PGA TOUR
  • Stadium: Live College Football Show on Facebook – Stadium
  • UFC Quick Hits w/Laura Sanko – UFC
Winner
Professional Fighters League

Professional Fighters League

Honorable Mentions:
  • FOXFIELDPASS ALL-ACCESS – FOX Sports
  • House of Highlights – House of Highlights
  • theScore Instagram – Score Media and Gaming Inc.
  • WWE on Instagram – WWE
Winner

WWE on Snapchat

WWE
Honorable Mentions:
  • College Football Playoff – Nike
  • DAZN on Snapchat – DAZN
  • SportsCenter On Snapchat – ESPN
  • The Rise – Showtime Networks Inc.
Winner
Shaqtin' A Fool

Shaqtin' A Fool

Turner Sports
Honorable Mentions:
  • #CoolRanchDance – Doritos
  • “FIFA Women’s World Cup Now” – FOX Sports
  • Super Bowl celebration confetti – NFL
  • NBA Twitter Live and Final Four – Turner Sports

Luminary Honorees

Navigator Award

The 2020 Navigator Award, for the executive who delivered outstanding innovation at a media company, is being presented to FOX Sports National Networks President Mark Silverman

Accepting

Mark Silverman

Mark Silverman

President, National Networks

FOX Sports

Presenter

Jim Delany

Former Commissioner, Big Ten Conference

Sentinel Award

Titus O’Neil is being honored for utilizing his role, talent and position in sports to benefit social causes and profoundly impact charities.

Accepting

Titus O’Neil

Titus O’Neil

WWE Superstar

WWE

Hall of Fame

Accepting

Andrea Joyce

Figure Skater and Gymnastics Reporter

NBCUnivesal

Gem Award

Doritos is being recognized as “Brand Of The Year” (the Gem Award) for its incredible achievements in connecting with brands on a global level.

Accepting

Doritos

Doritos

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