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Published 8:26 p.m. ET July 10, 2019 | Updated 12:26 a.m. ET July 11, 2019
The ESPY Awards, ESPN’s annual celebration for all things sports, were held Wednesday in Los Angeles. Comedian Tracy Morgan was the host for the 27th edition of the event.
And the ESPYS went to:
Best Breakthrough Athlete: Saquon Barkley, running back, New York Giants.
Best College Athlete: Zion Williamson, Duke basketball player.
Best Record Breaking Performance: Drew Brees. Saints quarterback broke NFL all-time record for passing yards in monster Monday night performance against the Redskins.
Best Comeback: St. Louis Blues. The Blues went from last in the league in early January to winning the franchise’s first championship in their 52-year history in June.
Best Female Athlete: Alex Morgan, USWNT.
Best Play: Katelyn Ohashi’s perfect 10.
Best Game: Los Angeles Rams’ record-setting victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on “Monday Night Football.”
Best Male Athlete: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks forward and 2018-19 MVP.
Best Team: U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, which won 2019 World Cup.
Jimmy V Award for Perseverance: Rob Mendez.
Pat Tillman Award for Service: U.S. Marine Sgt. Kirstie Ennis.
Best Coach: Jim Calhoun, the 77-year-old, three-time Division I national champion at UConn and Basketball Hall of Famer, is now coach at the University of Saint Joseph at the Division III level.
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Arthur Ashe Award for Courage: Bill Russell, Boston Celtics legend and Basketball Hall of Famer.
Capital One Cup winners: Stanford women and Virginia men.
The rest of the awards
Best Viral Sports Moment: Ohashi.
Best Upset: Andy Ruiz Jr. defeats Anthony Joshua.
Best International Men’s Soccer Player: Lionel Messi.
Best International Women’s Soccer Player: Sam Kerr.
Best NFL Player: Patrick Mahomes.
Best MLB Player: Christian Yelich.
Best NHL Player: Alexander Ovechkin.
Best Driver: Kyle Busch.
Best NBA Player: Antetokounmpo.
Best WNBA Player: Breanna Stewart.
Best Boxer: Canelo Álvarez.
Best MMA Fighter: Daniel Cormier.
Best Male Golfer: Brooks Koepka.
Best Female Golfer: Brooke Henderson.
Best Male Tennis Player: Roger Federer.
Best Female Tennis Player: Serena Williams.
Best Male Action Sports Athlete: Nyjah Huston.
Best Female Action Sports Athlete: Chloe Kim.
Best Jockey: Mike Smith.
Best Male Athlete with a Disability: Mark Barr.
Best Female Athlete with a Disability: Allysa Seely.
Best Bowler: Norm Duke.
Best MLS Player: Zlatan Ibrahimović.
Best NWSL Player: Sam Kerr.
Best Esports Moment: oLarry returns to NBA2k.
Best WWE Moment: Roman Reigns returns to WWE Raw.