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Full List of ESPYS 2017 Nominations And Award Winners.

The ESPY's 2017 Award Winners!

The ESPY Award (short for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award) is an award that recognizes individual and team athletic achievement and given by fans.

This year’s award winners were:

Best Female Athlete


Simone Biles, Gymnastics (WINNER)

Katie Ledecky, Swimming

Candace Parker, WNBA

Serena Williams, Tennis

Best Male Athlete


Russell Westbrook, NBA (WINNER)

Kris Bryant, MLB

Sidney Crosby, Stanley Cup Finals

Michael Phelps, Swimming

Best Championship Performance


Kevin Durant, NBA Finals (WINNER)

Tom Brady, Super Bowl

Shay Knighten, WCWS

Deshaun Watson, CFB National Championship

Best Breakthrough Athlete


Dak Prescott, NFL (WINNER)

Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA

Laurie Hernandez, Gymnastics

Aaron Judge, MLB

Christian Pulisic, Soccer

Best Record-Breaking Performance


Michael Phelps extends his own record of most gold medals/most Olympic medals (WINNER)

Bill Belichick most Super Bowl wins by a head coach

Diana Taurasi breaks WNBA career scoring record

Russell Westbrook most triple doubles in a season

Best Upset


Mississippi State defeats Connecticut, Women’s NCAA Basketball Final Four (WINNER)

Clemson defeats Alabama, CFB National Championship

Denis Istomin over Novak Djokovic, Australian Open 2nd Round

Best Game


Patriots vs. Falcons, Super Bowl (WINNER)

Cubs vs. Indians, World Series Game 7

Federer vs. Nadal, Australian Open Final

Best Comeback Athlete


Jordy Nelson, NFL (WINNER)

Matt Bush, MLB

Roger Federer, Tennis

Candace Parker, WNBA

Best Play


16 Nominees Voted Bracket-Style
Aaron Rodgers to Jared Cook vs. Lamar Jackson hurdles defender (WINNER)

Julian Edelman Super Bowl catch vs. Noah Brown TD catch around defender

Morgan Williams buzzer beater vs. UConn vs. Larry Nance dunk

Northwestern buzzer beater vs. Edwin Encarnacion walk off HR

Russell Westbrook buzzer beater vs. LeBron James dunk off the backboard

Chris Coghlan leaps over catcher vs. Sidney Crosby one-handed goal

Olivier Giroud scorpion kick goal vs. Warriors jump ball transition dunk

Mario Mandzukic goal in UEFA Final vs. Jarrod Dyson catch

Best Team


Golden State Warriors, NBA (WINNERS)

Chicago Cubs, MLB

Clemson Tigers, CFB

Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL

New England Patriots, NFL

South Carolina Gamecocks, Women’s NCAA Basketball

US Women’s Gymnastics

Best International Athlete


Usain Bolt, Track & Field (WINNER)

Canelo Alvarez, Boxing

Katinka Hosszu, Swimming

Conor McGregor, MMA

Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer

Best NFL Player


Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (WINNER)

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys

Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders

Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

Best MLB Player


Mike Trout, LA Angels (WINNER)

Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs

David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox

Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox

Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals

Best NHL Player


Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins (WINNER)

Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus Blue Jackets

Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks

Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Best Driver


Lewis Hamilton, Formula One (WINNER)

Ron Capps, NHRA

Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR

Simon Pagenaud, IndyCar

Martin Truex Jr., NASCAR

Best WNBA Player


Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks (WINNER)

Tina Charles, New York Liberty

Elena Delle Donne, Washington Mystics

Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx

Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles Sparks

Best NBA Player


LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (WINNER)

Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors

James Harden, Houston Rockets

Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

 

Best Fighter


Demetrious Johnson, MMA (WINNER)

Terence Crawford, Boxing

Gennady Golovkin, Boxing

Conor McGregor, MMA

Andre Ward, Boxing

Best Female Golfer


Ariya Jutanugarn (WINNER)

In Gee Chun

Lydia Ko

So Yeon Ryu

Lexi Thompson

Best Male Golfer


Sergio Garcia (WINNER)

Brooks Koepka

Dustin Johnson

Rory McIlroy

Henrik Stenson

 

Best Female Tennis Player


Serena Williams (WINNER)

Angelique Kerber

Jelena Ostapenko

Monica Puig

Best Male Tennis Player


Roger Federer (WINNER)

Andy Murray

Rafael Nadal

Stan Wawrinka

 

Best Female College Athlete


Kelly Barnhill, Florida softball (WINNER)

Inky Ajanaku, Stanford volleyball

Kadeisha Buchanan, West Virginia soccer

Kelsey Plum, Washington basketball

Zoe Stukenberg, Maryland lacrosse

Best Male College Athlete


DeShaun Watson, Clemson football (WINNER)

Ian Harkes, Wake Forest soccer

Frank Mason, Kansas basketball

Matt Rambo, Maryland lacrosse

Zain Retherford, Penn State wrestling

 

Best Female Action Sports Athlete


Anna Gasser, Snowboard (WINNER)

Lacey Baker, Skateboard

Kelly Sildaru, Ski

Tyler Wright, Surf

Best Male Action Sports Athlete


Mark McMorris, Snowboard (WINNER)

Oystein Braaten (NOR), Ski

John John Florence, Surf

Nyjah Huston, Skateboard

Best Jockey


John Velasquez (WINNER)

Javier Castellano

Mike E. Smith

Best Female Athlete With a Disability


Becca Meyers, Swimming (WINNER)

Oksana Masters, Nordic Skiing

Tatyana McFadden, Track and Field

Shawn Morelli, Cycling

Grace Norman, Triathlon

Best Male Athlete With a Disability


Steve Serio, Wheelchair Basketball (WINNER)

Will Groulx, Cycling

Mike Minor, Snowboarding

Brad Snyder, Swimming

Roderick Townsend, Track and Field

Best Bowler


Jason Belmonte (WINNER)

Francois Lavoie

EJ Tackett

Best MLS Player


David Villa, New York City FC (WINNER)

Andre Blake, Philadelphia Union

Stefan Frei, Seattle Sounders FC

Matt Hedges, FC Dallas

Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York Red Bulls

Best Female U.S. Olympic Athlete


Simone Biles, Gymnastics (WINNER)

Allyson Felix, Track & Field

Katie Ledecky, Swimming

Simone Manuel, Swimming

Best Male U.S. Olympic Athlete


Michael Phelps, Swimming (WINNER)

Ashton Eaton, Decathlon

Ryan Murphy, Swimming

Kyle Snyder, Wrestling

 

Source: ESPN