2015 ESPY Awards Nominees and Winners

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
NBA player LeBron James, of the Cleveland Cavaliers, accepts the award for best championship performance at the ESPY Awards.
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Find out who's taking home the top prizes tonight at the 2015 ESPY Awards.

Arthur Ashe Courage Award

Caitlyn Jenner

Jimmy V ESPY Award for Perseverance

Leah Still

Best Moment Award

Lauren Hill

Pat Tillman Award for Service

Danielle Green

Icon Award

Derek Jeter

PHOTOS: ESPYs Winners

Best Team

**U.S. Women's Soccer** (WINNER)

New England Patriots

Connecticut Huskies

Golden State Warriors

Chicago Blackhawks

Ohio State Buckeyes

Best Male Athlete

**Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors** (WINNER)

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

JJ Watt, Houston Texans

Best Play (bracket-style)

**1. Odell Beckham catch** (WINNER)

16. Albany goalie lacrosse goal

2. Bahamas Bowl Hail Mary vs. 15. Dwayne Bravo cricket catch

3. Lionel Messi goal vs. Jerian Grant dunk

4. Malcolm Butler INT vs. 13. Josh Sheehan triple back flip

5. Stephen Curry step back 3 vs. 12. Ameer Abdullah TD run

6. Ronda Rousey armbar vs. 11. Gerald Green dunk off the glass

7. Tyler Ennis goal vs. 10. Shoni Schimmel circus shot

8. Kevin Pillar catch vs. 9. Jeremy Menez goal

Best Comeback Athlete

**Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots** (WINNER)

Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees

Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls

Lindsey Vonn, Skiing

Best Female Athlete

**Ronda Rousey, MMA** (WINNER)

Breanna Stewart, UConn Basketball

Lindsey Vonn, Skiing

Serena Williams, WTA

Best Championship Performance

**LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers** (WINNER)

American Pharoah, Race Horse

Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants

Lauren Haeger, Florida Softball

Best Breakthrough Athlete

**Mo'ne Davis, Little League Baseball** (WINNER)

Odell Beckham Jr, New York Giants

Cardale Jones, Ohio State Buckeyes

Jordan Spieth, PGA

Best Record-Breaking Performance

**Peyton Manning throws record-509th touchdown pass** (WINNER)

Lauren Chamberlain hits 91st home run in NCAA softball

Devin Hester takes punt in for 20th touchdown return

Klay Thompson scores 37 points in a single quarter

Best Upset

**Mississippi over Alabama, FBS** (WINNER)

Georgia State over Baylor, NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

Kansas City Royals wins AL Pennant

Best NFL Player

**Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers** (WINNER)

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers

DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys

JJ Watt, Houston Texans

Best MLB Player

**Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels** (WINNER)

Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants

Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers

Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians

Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins

Best NBA Player

**Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors** (WINNER)

Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans

James Harden, Houston Rockets

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

Best International Athlete

**Lionel Messi, Barcelona/Argentina** (WINNER)

Novak Djokovic, ATP

Lewis Hamilton, Formula One

Lydia Ko, LPGA

Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid/Portugal

Best Fighter

**Ronda Rousey, MMA** (WINNER)

Donald Cerrone, MMA

Terence Crawford, Boxing

Gennady Golovkin (GGG), Boxing

Floyd Mayweather Jr, Boxing

Best Male Action Sports Athlete

**Ryan Dungey, Motocross** (WINNER)

Tucker Hibbert, SnoCross

Nyjah Huston, Skateboarding

Mark McMorris, Snowboarding

Josh Sheehan, Freestyle Motocross

Best Female Action Sports Athlete

**Kelly Clark, Snowboarding** (WINNER)

Paige Alms, Surfing

Stephanie Gilmore, Surfing

Laia Sanz, Enduro/motorbike

Best Jockey

**Victor Espinoza** (WINNER)

Javier Castellano

Joel Rosario

Best Male Golfer

**Jordan Spieth** (WINNER)

Rory McIlroy

Billy Horschel

Best Male College Athlete

**Marcus Mariota, Oregon Football** (WINNER)

Jack Eichel, Boston University Hockey

Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin Basketball

Logan Stieber, Ohio State Wrestling

Dansby Swanson, Vanderbilt Baseball

Best Game

**Patriots vs. Seahawks, Super Bowl** (WINNER)

A's vs. Royals, MLB AL Wild Card

Spurs vs. Clippers Game 7, NBA Western Conference Quarterfinals

Best Coach/Manager

**Steve Kerr, Golden State Warriors** (WINNER)

Geno Auriemma, UConn Huskies

Bill Belichick, New England Patriots

Mike Krzyzewski, Duke Blue Devils

Urban Meyer, Ohio State Buckeyes

Best NHL Player

**Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks** (WINNER)

Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks

Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens

John Tavares, New York Islanders

Best Driver

**Kevin Harvick, NASCAR** (WINNER)

Erica Enders-Stevens, NHRA

Lewis Hamilton, Formula One

Juan Pablo Montoya, IndyCar

Will Power, IndyCar

Best Female Golfer

**Lydia Ko** (WINNER)

Stacy Lewis

Inbee Park

Best Male Tennis Player

**Novak Djokovic** (WINNER)

Marin Cilic

Roger Federer

Stan Wawrinka

Best Female College Athlete

**Missy Franklin, Cal Swimming** (WINNER)

Taylor Cummings, Maryland Lacrosse

Lauren Haeger, Florida Softball

Micha Hancock, Penn State Volleyball

Breanna Stewart, Connecticut Basketball

Best Female Athlete with a Disability

**Becca Meyers, Swimming** (WINNER)

Kendall Gretsch, Triathlon

Oksana Masters, Nordic Skiing

Tatyana McFadden, Track and Field

Greta Neimanas, Cycling

Best Bowler

**Jason Belmonte** (WINNER)

Parker Bohn III

Mike Fagan

Best MLS Player

**Robbie Keane, Los Angeles Galaxy** (WINNER)

Obafemi Martins, Seattle Sounders

Lee Nguyen, New England Revolution

Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York Red Bulls

Best WNBA Player

**Skylar Diggins, Tulsa Shock** (WINNER)

Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury

Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx

Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks

Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury

Best Female Tennis Player

**Serena Williams** (WINNER)

Simona Halep

Petra Kvitova

Maria Sharapova

Best Male Athlete with a Disability

**Krige Schabort, Triathlon** (WINNER)

Joe Berenyi, Cycling

Josh Pauls, Sled Hockey

Mike Shea, Snowboarding

US national champion in boardercross

Andy Soule, Nordic Skiing

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