Are you a sports fan? If so, then you are not going to want to miss out on the ESPN ESPY awards! The ESPY awards, also known as the ESPYS, si the award celebrating Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly. Whether you enjoy football, baseball, soccer, basketball or something else, this is the award show for you. This year, the 2017 ESPY Awards will take place on July 12th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
The first ESPY Awards took place in 1993 and has been going strong ever since. Some of the biggest names in sports attend this event. For example, in the past, the ESPY Awards have been attended by tennis superstars, the Williams sisters and Novak Djokovic, golf superstar Rory McIlroy, Houston Texans’ defensive end, J.J. Watt, Aaron Rodgers, quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Stephen Curry from the Golden State Warriors and LeBron James who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. But not only are some of the biggest names in sports coming out to the ESPY’s. In fact, celebrities such as Jake Gyllenhaal, Vince Vaughn, Justin Bieber, Jessica Biel and Mila Kunis have all attended the ESPYs as well.
During the award ceremony, athletes in various sports are recognized for their excellence. Some of the awards celebrated during the award show include the Best Female Athlete ESPY Award, the Best Male Athlete ESPY Award, Best Coach/Manager ESPY Award, Best Female College Athlete ESPY Award, Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award, Best Upset ESPY Award, Best Female Athlete with a Disability ESPY Award and Best Male Athlete with a Disability ESPY Award among many others. Over the years, there have been a number of celebrity hosts as well including Matthew Perry, Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Justin Timberlake and John Cena. This year, Peyton Manning will be the host of the 2017 ESPY Awards. For more information on tickets for this event, click here.