THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Sports

Sports teams, athletes, leagues, networks and services are eligible for this award. Objectives include engaging current fans, driving traffic, expanding fanbase and educating viewers and followers.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

#1Kane
On January 19, 2020, Patrick Kane became the 90th NHL player in league history to record 1,000 poin…
finalist
audience honor
2019 NHL Fan Choice Awards
The 2019 NHL Fan Choice Awards gave fans the unique opportunity to celebrate the most entertaining …
winner
Bleacher Report: Making it as Easy as Possible to be a Sports Fan
Bleacher Report set out to be the best publisher in sports with one goal in mind: make it as easy a…
finalist
Complexity Gaming
In the world of esports teams, social content tends to focus purely on the in-game experience and o…
ESPN SOCIAL MEDIA
Our objective as a social team is to serve fans the best content ESPN has to offer in an engaging w…
finalist
Elena Delle Donne: 50/40/90 Club
During the 2019 season Elena Delle Donne made history and we wanted to give fans a look into how mo…
Etihad Airways Introduces: ManCity Freestylers
The primary creative challenge was devising a campaign that would reflect Etihad Airways and Manche…
MLB Network's #SandlotToTheShow
By giving fans a voice in its shows through social media integration in recent years, MLB Network h…
MLB Player Social Media Program
The objective of the Player Social Program is to provide our players with seamless access to qualit…
finalist
Olympic Channel Take the Podium Original Series Social Media Campaign
Olympic Channel is the global media platform of the International Olympic Committee(IOC) dedicated …
Philadelphia Eagles Social Media
With each piece of content posted on the Philadelphia Eagles social media accounts, we have a speci…
Special Olympics: We Choose To Rise
How many of you have watched the Olympic Games? I think most people would put their hand up to this…
The Checkdown
The Checkdown is the intersection of culture and football. We emphasize helmet-off, personality-dri…
The Ritz-Carlton x Mercedes AMG-Petronas F1 Team
At the beginning of 2019 we launched Year 1 of an exciting partnership with Mercedes AMG-Petronas F…
Toronto Maple Leafs Heartbeats Hype Series
Creative, unique Hype videos setting up the next match up for the Toronto Maple Leafs on Social Med…
finalist
Washington Wizards Japanese Digital Media
During the 2019 NBA Draft, the Washington Wizards made history when they selected Rui Hachimura, th…
Yahoo Sports: Changing the Game on Social
With primetime live games, fantasy, scores, stats, original branded content, immersive experiences …