ESPYS 2017 Winners: The Complete List

Peyton Manning hosts the annual award show that recognizes the best athletes of the year

By Mike Vulpo Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AMTags

It's almost game time for the 2017 ESPYS.

No matter which sport you love to watch week after week and season after season, the best of the best athletes are coming together for this very special night.

Hosted by two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning, the live telecast of the ESPYS will recognize the greatest competitors from football, baseball, basketball and many other sports.

So the next question you're thinking may be a simple one: Who's walking away with a trophy tonight? We're so glad you asked!

We're compiling the winners and updating our list of trophy winners below. And don't forget to watch all the action first hand when the award show airs live from the Microsoft Theater tonight at 8 p.m. on ABC.

2016 ESPYs Red Carpet Arrivals
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Jimmy V Perseverance Award

WINNER: New Orleans Saints Superfan Jarrius Robertson

Arthur Ashe Courage Award

WINNER: Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Pat Tillman Award for Service

WINNER: Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro

Icon Award

WINNER: Vin Scully

Best Moment

WINNER: Chicago Cubs

Best Male Athlete

Kris Bryant, MLB
Sidney Crosby, Stanley Cup Finals
Michael Phelps, Swimming
WINNER: Russell Westbrook, NBA

Best Female Athlete

WINNER: Simone Biles, Gymnastics
Katie Ledecky, Swimming
Candace Parker, WNBA
Serena Williams, Tennis

Best Championship Performance

Tom Brady, Super Bowl
WINNER: Kevin Durant, NBA Finals
Shay Knighten, WCWS
Deshaun Watson, CFB National Championship

Best Breakthrough Athlete

Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA
Laurie Hernandez, Gymnastics
Aaron Judge, MLB
WINNER: Dak Prescott, NFL
Christian Pulisic, Soccer

Celeb Los Angeles Dodgers Fans
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Best Record-Breaking Performance

Bill Belichick most Super Bowl wins by a head coach
WINNER: Michael Phelps extends his own record of most gold medals/most Olympic medals
Diana Taurasi breaks WNBA career scoring record
Russell Westbrook most triple doubles in a season

Best Upset

Clemson defeats Alabama, CFB National Championship
Denis Istomin over Novak Djokovic, Australian Open 2nd Round
WINNER: Mississippi State defeats Connecticut, Women's NCAA Basketball Final Four

Best Game

Cubs vs. Indians, World Series Game 7
WINNER: Patriots vs. Falcons, Super Bowl
Federer vs. Nadal, Australian Open Final

Best Comeback Athlete

Matt Bush, MLB
Roger Federer, Tennis
WINNER: Jordy Nelson, NFL
Candace Parker, WNBA

Best Play

Julian Edelman Super Bowl catch vs. 16. Noah Brown TD catch around defender
Morgan Williams buzzer beater vs. UConn vs.15. Larry Nance dunk
WINNER: Aaron Rodgers to Jared Cook vs. 14. Lamar Jackson hurdles defender
Northwestern buzzer beater vs. 13. Edwin Encarnacion walk off HR
Russell Westbrook buzzer beater vs. 12. LeBron James dunk off the backboard
Chris Coghlan leaps over catcher vs. 11. Sidney Crosby one-handed goal
Olivier Giroud scorpion kick goa l vs. 10. Warriors jump ball transition dunk
Mario Mandzukic goal in UEFA Final vs. 9. Jarrod Dyson catch

Best Team

Chicago Cubs, MLB
Clemson Tigers, CFB
WINNER: Golden State Warriors, NBA
Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL
New England Patriots, NFL
South Carolina Gamecocks, Women's NCAA Basketball
US Women's Gymnastics

Best International Athlete

Canelo Alvarez, Boxing
WINNER: Usain Bolt, Track & Field
Katinka Hosszu, Swimming
Conor McGregor, MMA
Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer

Best NFL Player

Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders
WINNER: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

Best MLB Player

Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs
David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox
Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox
Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals
WINNER: Mike Trout, LA Angels

Sports Nuts: Famous Fans
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Best NHL Player

Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus Blue Jackets
WINNER: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Best Driver

Ron Capps, NHRA
WINNER: Lewis Hamilton, Formula One
Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR
Simon Pagenaud, IndyCar
Martin Truex Jr., NASCAR

Best NBA Player

Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
James Harden, Houston Rockets
WINNER: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

Best WNBA Player

Tina Charles, New York Liberty
Elena Delle Donne, Washington Mystics
Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx
Nneka Ogwumike, Los Angeles Sparks
WINNER: Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks

Best Fighter

Terence Crawford, Boxing
Gennady Golovkin, Boxing
WINNER: Demetrious Johnson, MMA
Conor McGregor, MMA
Andre Ward, Boxing

Best Male Golfer

Brooks Koepka
WINNER: Sergio Garcia
Dustin Johnson
Rory McIlroy
Henrik Stenson

Best Female Golfer

In Gee Chun
WINNER: Ariya Jutanugarn
Lydia Ko
So Yeon Ryu
Lexi Thompson

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Best Male Tennis Player

WINNER: Roger Federer
Andy Murray
Rafael Nadal
Stan Wawrinka

Best Female Tennis Player

Angelique Kerber
Jelena Ostapenko
Monica Puig
WINNER: Serena Williams

Best Male College Athlete

Ian Harkes, Wake Forest soccer
Frank Mason, Kansas basketball
Matt Rambo, Maryland lacrosse
Zain Retherford, Penn State wrestling
WINNER: DeShaun Watson, Clemson football

Best Female College Athlete

Inky Ajanaku, Stanford volleyball
WINNER: Kelly Barnhill, Florida softball
Kadeisha Buchanan, West Virginia soccer
Kelsey Plum, Washington basketball
Zoe Stukenberg, Maryland lacrosse

Best Male Action Sports Athlete

Oystein Braaten (NOR), Ski
John John Florence, Surf
Nyjah Huston, Skateboard
WINNER: Mark McMorris, Snowboard

Best Female Action Sports Athlete

Lacey Baker, Skateboard
WINNER: Anna Gasser, Snowboard
Kelly Sildaru, Ski
Tyler Wright, Surf

Hot Bods: Olympics Edition
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Best Jockey

Javier Castellano
Mike E. Smith
WINNER: John Velasquez

Best Male Athlete With a Disability

Will Groulx, Cycling
Mike Minor, Snowboarding
WINNER: Steve Serio, Wheelchair Basketball
Brad Snyder, Swimming
Roderick Townsend, Track and Field

Best Female Athlete With a Disability

Oksana Masters, Nordic Skiing
Tatyana McFadden, Track and Field
WINNER: Becca Meyers, Swimming
Shawn Morelli, Cycling
Grace Norman, Triathlon

Best Bowler

WINNER: Jason Belmonte
Francois Lavoie
EJ Tackett

Best MLS Player

Andre Blake, Philadelphia Union
Stefan Frei, Seattle Sounders FC
Matt Hedges, FC Dallas
WINNER: David Villa, New York City FC
Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York Red Bulls

Best Male US Olympic Athlete

Ashton Eaton, Decathlon
Ryan Murphy, Swimming
WINNER: Michael Phelps, Swimming
Kyle Snyder, Wrestling

Best Female US Olympic Athlete

WINNER: Simone Biles, Gymnastics
Allyson Felix, Track & Field
Katie Ledecky, Swimming
Simone Manuel, Swimming