NFL Films is nominated for 8 Sports Emmy Awards!

NFL Films did very well this year and I must say I enjoyed every episode of “A Football Life”.

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NFL Media has just been nominated for 14 Sports Emmy Awards and 8 of those nominations are for productions done by us at NFL Films!  We premiered two new series’ this past football season–“A Football Life” (on NFL Network) and “NFL Turning Point” (on NBC Sports Network).  Both have been nominated for Outstanding Edited Sports Series!

To celebrate, here’s the trailer for “Bill Belichick: A Football Life” which was nominated for Outstanding Promotion Announcement – Episodic.

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Here is the list of all NFL Media’s nominations:

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Trying to explain the booing of Joe Lacob during Chris Mullin’s jersey retirement

** If you don’t know what I am talking about, watch the video first. To preface this, I am writing this entry as a longtime fan of the Golden State Warriors. Basketball was my first love and this team was all I ever cared about when I was a little kid. All the years of frustration the fans have gone through, I understand it because I lived it with them.

The night was supposed to be a night of celebration. The Golden State Warriors were going to honor Chris Mullin by retiring his #17 jersey. It was set up to be a great event and it ended up being a fantastic celebration.

Warriors legends of the past, including teammates and coaches of Mullin, were all in attendance. Mullin’s speech was more of a tribute to the organization, his teammates and the “greatest fans” for being with him throughout his career. It was a great night until after the speech when co-owner Joe Lacob decided to speak.

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