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The world’s biggest sports and entertainment stars will gather in Los Angeles – Daily News

The world’s biggest sports and entertainment stars will gather in Los Angeles – Daily News

The biggest stars from the sports and entertainment world will gather for the ESPYs Award Present on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles Wednesday.

Candace Parker of the LA Sparks, Todd Gurley of the Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown will be among the many athletes in attendance for the occasion. Celebrities will embrace Jennifer Garner, Chadwick Boseman and Jon Stewart.

Followers can vote for 34 award classes together with the most effective second, staff and play in sports.

There are 4 different classes already decided:

The Arthur Ashe Award for Braveness will honor the ‘sister survivors’ who spoke out towards sexual abuse by their former staff physician.

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Former Buffalo Payments quarterback Jim Kelly will obtain the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance. The Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer was recognized with most cancers 3 times in the final 5 years.

The Pat Tillman Award for Service will be introduced to U.S. Marines Sgt. Jake Wooden for his service and his work because the co-founder and CEO of Staff Rubicon.

Wooden’s nonprofit group is devoted to transitioning veterans from army service to catastrophe response and aid efforts.

The Greatest Coach Award is introduced posthumously to highschool coaches Aaron Feis, Scott Beigel, and Chris Hixon, who died shielding college students from gunfire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Florida.

Elliott Bonner, a former head soccer coach at Stoneman Douglas, will settle for on the trio’s behalf.

Whereas a lot of the previous award recipients have been coaches of professional groups, Bob Hurley of St. Anthony Excessive Faculty in New Jersey was the recipient in 2017. Previous recipients embrace New England Patriots coach Invoice Belichick and former Lakers coach Phil Jackson.

James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros are two of the 4 nominees for Greatest Male Athlete.

Harden, a product of Artesia Excessive Faculty, was named the 2017-18 NBA MVP after main the Rockets to the No. 1 seed in the Western Convention and the perfect document in the common season (65-17).

Altuve was the 2017 American League MVP and led the Astros to the 2017 World Collection victory over the Dodgers.

Tom Brady led the Patriots to its second consecutive Tremendous Bowl look and the Washington Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin was named the NHL playoff MVP after his group gained their first Stanley Cup.

All 4 athletes are additionally nominees for the most effective participant award in their respective sports.

Rams’ defensive deal with Aaron Donald is nominated for Greatest NFL Participant and shares the class with Gurley, Brown and Brady.

Whereas LeBron James is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, his final season with the Cleveland Cavaliers earned him a nomination for Greatest NBA Participant alongside Harden, Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks.

James’ buzzer beater Three-pointer to defeat the Indiana Pacers in Recreation 5 of the primary spherical playoff collection can also be nominated for Greatest Play.

Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim, a local of Lengthy Seashore, is nominated for 3 ESPYs together with Greatest Feminine Athlete. Kim turned the youngest lady to win an Olympic snowboarding medal when she captured the gold in the half-pipe occasion at age 17.

Julie Ertz of the Chicago Purple Stars and Sylvia Fowles of the Minnesota Lynx spherical out the sector for the Greatest Feminine Athlete award.

Ertz is a member of america Ladies’s Nationwide Soccer Staff and was named the 2017 U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Yr. Fowles gained the WNBA’s 2017 MVP and league championship.

Fowles and Parker are nominated for the Greatest WNBA Participant Award. Maya Moore of the Lynx and Dallas Wings’ Skylar Diggins-Smith are additionally nominees.

Danica Patrick, a former skilled race automotive driver, will host the present as it’s broadcast stay Wednesday, July 18, at 5 p.m. PT on ABC.


Different classes:

BEST OLYMPIC MOMENT

Shaun White, Snowboard

Jessie Diggins & Kikkan Randall, U.S. Cross Nation Ski

U.S. Males’s Curling

USA Ladies’s Hockey defeats Canada, 2018 Winter Olympics

BEST CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCE

George Springer, Houston Astros – MLB World Collection

Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles – Tremendous Bowl LII

Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors, NBA Finals

Donte DiVincenzo, Villanova Males’s Basketball – CBB Nationwide Championship

BEST BREAKTHROUGH ATHLETE

Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers

Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz

Sloane Stephens, Tennis

BEST GAME

Houston Astros defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, World Collection Recreation 5

Georgia Bulldogs defeat Oklahoma Sooners, Rose Bowl

USA Ladies’s Hockey defeats Canada, 2018 Winter Olympics

BEST MOMENT

Minnesota Vikings defeat the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship Recreation

Las Vegas Golden Knights defeat Winnipeg Jets to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals

#16 College of Maryland-Baltimore County upsets No. 1 Virginia

BEST TEAM

Houston Astros, MLB

Philadelphia Eagles, NFL

USA Ladies’s Ice Hockey

Notre Dame Preventing Irish, NCAA Ladies’s Basketball

Villanova Wildcats, NCAA Males’s Basketball

Golden State Warriors, NBA

Washington Capitals, NHL

BEST COLLEGE ATHLETE

Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Soccer

Jalen Brunson, Villanova Basketball

Katie Ledecky, Stanford Swimming

A’ja Wilson, South Carolina Basketball

BEST PLAY (Bracket-style voting)

  1. ND’s Arike Ogunbowale hits 2nd buzzer beater to win NCAA ladies’s nationwide title
  2. Minnesota Miracle: Stefon Diggs makes last-second TD Catch to ship Vikings to NFC championship
  3. Philly Particular: Eagles idiot Patriots with fourth-down TD toss to Foles
  4. Alabama wins nationwide title on 41-yard OT TD move from Tua Tagovailoa to Devonta Smith
  5. FSU’s Jessie Warren makes diving double play in WCWS
  6. LeBron James nails buzzer beater Three-pointer to beat the Pacers in Recreation 5 of Spherical 1
  7. Evanston Township Highschool freshman Blake Peters hits 80-foot buzzer beater
  8. Gareth Bale scores go-ahead bicycle kick objective in Champions League Last 1022
  9. Cristiano Ronaldo scores bicycle kick aim towards Juventus
  10. Julian McGarvey makes last-second steal & heave to safe Ardsley Excessive Faculty’s 1st Part 1 title in 60 years
  11. LeBron floats a glass-kissing buzzer beater to beat Raptors in recreation Three of spherical 2
  12. Workforce USA’s Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scores the shootout winner to safe gold medal in ladies’s hockey
  13. Giannis Antetokounmpo leapfrog dunks on Tim Hardaway Jr
  14. Acrobatic volleyball play from Autumn Finney out of Decatur Excessive Faculty
  15. Golden Knights’ William Karlsson goes via legs for ‘goal of the year’ contender
  16. Jordan Poole hits buzzer-beater to ship Michigan to the Candy 16s

 

BEST RECORD-BREAKING PERFORMANCE

Roger Federer, Tennis

Aaron Decide, New York Yankees

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury

BEST INTERNATIONAL MEN’S SOCCER PLAYER

Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona/Argentina Nationwide Staff

Cristiano Ronaldo, Actual Madrid/Portuguese Nationwide Staff

Mohamed Salah, Liverpool/Egyptian Nationwide Staff

Neymar Jr., PSG/Brazilian Nationwide Workforce

BEST INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYER

Lieke Martens, FC Barcelona/Netherlands Nationwide Staff

Sam Kerr, Chicago Purple Stars/Australian Nationwide Staff

Jodie Taylor, Seattle Reign/English Nationwide Group

BEST NFL PLAYER

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams

Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers

Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams

BEST MLB PLAYER

Aaron Decide, New York Yankees

Jose Altuve, Houston Astros

Mike Trout, LA Angels

Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals

BEST NHL PLAYER

Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Marc-Andre Fleury, Las Vegas Golden Knights

BEST DRIVER

Josef Newgarden, IndyCar

Martin Truex Jr, NASCAR

Lewis Hamilton, Formulation One

Brittany Pressure, NHRA

BEST NBA PLAYER

James Harden, Houston Rockets

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

BEST WNBA PLAYER

Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx

Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks

Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota Lynx

Skylar Diggins-Smith, Dallas Wings

BEST FIGHTER

Terence Crawford, Boxing

Vasiliy (Vasyl) Lomachenko, Boxing

Rose Namajunas, UFC

Georges St-Pierre, UFC

BEST MALE GOLFER

Jordan Spieth

Justin Thomas

Dustin Johnson

Patrick Reed

BEST FEMALE GOLFER

Shanshan Feng

Inbee Park

Ariya Jutanugarn

Sung-Hyun Park

BEST MALE OLYMPIAN

Shaun White, Snowboarding

Purple Gerard, Snowboarding

David Clever, Halfpipe Snowboarding

John Shuster, Curling

BEST FEMALE OLYMPIAN

Chloe Kim, Snowboarding

Mikaela Shiffrin, Snowboarding

Jamie Anderson, Snowboarding

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, US Ladies’s Hockey

BEST MALE TENNIS PLAYER

Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal

Marin Cilic

BEST FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER

Sloane Stephens

Caroline Wozniacki

Simona Halep

Garbine Muguruza

BEST MALE ACTION SPORTS ATHLETE

Henrik Harlaut (SWE), Ski

Kelvin Hoefler (BRA), Skateboard

David Sensible (USA), Ski

Marcus Kleveland (NOR), Snowboard

BEST FEMALE ACTION SPORTS ATHLETE

Chloe Kim (USA), Snowboard

Jamie Anderson (USA), Snowboard

Brighton Zeuner (USA), Skateboard

Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), Surf

BEST JOCKEY

Mike Smith

Jose Ortiz

Florent Geroux

Flavien Prat

BEST MALE ATHLETE WITH A DISABILITY

Dan Cnossen, Nordic Snowboarding

Andrew Kurka, Alpine Snowboarding

Declan Farmer, Sled Hockey

Mike Schultz, Snowboarding

BEST FEMALE ATHLETE WITH A DISABILITY

Oksana Masters, Nordic Snowboarding

Brenna Huckaby, Snowboarding

Kendall Gretsch, Nordic Snowboarding

Tatyana McFadden, Monitor and Subject

BEST BOWLER

Jason Belmonte

Rhino Web page

Tom Smallwood

Jesper Svensson

BEST MLS PLAYER

Nemanja Nikolić, Chicago Hearth

Diego Valeri, Portland Timbers

Ike Opara, Sporting Kansas Metropolis

Tim Melia, Sporting Kansas Metropolis

BEST NWSL PLAYER

Sam Kerr, Chicago Pink Stars

Megan Rapinoe, Seattle Reign

Sam Mewis,  North Carolina Braveness

Adrianna Franch, Portland Thorns

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