Gruden, Dungy nominated for Sports Emmys
Former Bucs coaches Jon Gruden and Tony Dungy have made the smooth transition from coaching to broadcasting. How smooth? Both were nominated Friday for Sports Emmy Awards in their first year of full-time broadcasting.
Gruden was nominated in the category of "Outstanding Sports Personality -- Event Analyst'' for his work on ESPN's Monday Night Football. Others nominated in that category include NBC football's Cris Collinsworth, MLB Network's Jim Kaat, Fox baseball's Tim McCarver, CBS football's Phil Simms and ABC NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy.
Dungy, an analyst on NBC's Football Night in America show, was nominated for "Outstanding Sports Personality -- Studio Analyst.'' Others nominees include TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley, Kirk Herbstreit of ESPN's College GameDay, MLB Network's Al Leiter and Fox NFL's Howie Long.
The winners will be announced April 26 in New York City.
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