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TNT broadcaster and Inside the NBA host Ernie Johnson won Outstanding Sports Personality — Studio Host at the 36th annual Sports Emmy Awards last night. He beat out a deserving group of nominees, including the late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott, who passed away earlier this year after a battle with cancer.

But Johnson didn’t keep the award for long.

After thanking ESPN for crossing network lines to do a profile on his family (including his four adopted children, one of whom has muscular dystrophy and lives on a ventilator), Johnson dedicated the award to Scott.

“As for this,” Johnson said, gesturing to the award. “There’s only one place it belongs, and that’s on the mantle at Stuart Scott’s house.”

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In a classy move, he called Scott’s daughters Taelor and Sydni to the stage to a standing ovation.

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“Like a lot of people in this room, I loved your Dad,” Johnson said. “Having gone through cancer, I would tell him […] you may have cancer, but it doesn’t have you.”

Johnson finished his speech by saying “We loved Stuart Scott — this is your Emmy,” before handing the award to Scott’s daughters.

Scott’s former ESPN colleagues hailed Johnson’s gesture.

In case you missed it, watch the full acceptance speech — including remarks from Taelor and Sydni — in the video below.