Lebron wins big at the ESPY’s!
@SportsBata ..nuff said
#KingJames collected three awards at #ESPN ESPY Awards, last night! The newly crowned King wasn’t present at the ESPY’s (Olympics), but outright won the Male Athlete of the Year Award! #Lebron also won an ESPY for Championship Performance of the Year and for NBA Player of the Year! #Lebron team, the Miami Heat, took home the Team of the Year Award! Check out other winners below!
“Just excited. I wouldn’t be here without Title IX,” Griner said backstage. “Everything is just coming together and it feels good to be here.” – espn
Baylor sensation Brittney Griner easily won the Female Athlete of the Year and Female College Athlete of the Year Award’s!
Knicks #JLin (was clowning around w/ Jessica Biel and #Tebow at the ESPY’s lol) won the Breakthrough Athlete of the Year Award, last night!
SF Giants P Brian Wilson, who is always unusually eccentric, brought Sasquatch as a date to the ESPY’s.
• Breakthrough Athlete of the Year: Jeremy Lin, the former Harvard guard and NBA vagabond who came off the New York Knicks’ bench to average 14.6 points and 6.2 assists per game.
• Record-Breaking Performance of the Year: Saints quarterback Brees for breaking Marino’s NFL regular-season passing yards record. Brees threw for 5,476 yards and 46 touchdowns last season. Marino threw for 5,084 yards in 1984 (Tom Brady also broke Marino’s record in 2011).
• Game of the Year: The San Francisco 49ers‘ dramatic 36-32 NFC Divisional playoff win over the Saints, which saw four lead changes in the final four minutes. The 49ers won the game with a 14-yard touchdown pass from Alex Smith to Vernon Davis with 14 seconds to play.
• Coach/Manager of Year: Tom Coughlin, who won his second Super Bowl in January, beating New England 21-17. Coughlin became the oldest coach at age 65 to win a Super Bowl with the title.
• Best International Athlete: Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona’s striker and Argentina’s captain, scored 50 goals in La Liga and 14 in the Champions League.
• Driver of the Year: Tony Stewart.
• WNBA Player of the Year: Diana Taurasi (Phoenix Mercury)
• Fighter of the Year: Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
• Male Golfer: Bubba Watson.
• Female Golfer: Cristie Kerr.
• Male Tennis Player: Novak Djokovic.
• Female Tennis Player: Maria Sharapova.
• Male College Athlete: Robert Griffin III.
• Male Action Sports Athlete: Shaun White, skateboarding-snowboarding.
• Female Action Sports Athlete: Jamie Anderson, snowboarding.
• Jockey: Mario Gutierrez.
• Male Athlete with a Disability: Kyle Maynard, climbing.
• Female Athlete with a Disability: Jessica Long, swimming.
• College Athletic Program: Stanford women’s athletics and Florida men’s athletics
• Bowler: Sean Rash.
• MLS Player: David Beckham, Los Angeles Galaxy.
• Track and Field Athlete: Walter Dix.
(chart courtesy espn)