Hosted by NBA superstar LeBron James and comedian Jimmy Kimmel, the 2007 ESPY Awards saluted the yearâ€™s most impressive sports achievements.
â€¢ Arthur Ashe Courage Award:Trevor Ringland and Dave Cullen, PeacePlayers.
â€¢ Jimmy V ESPY for Perseverance: Kay Yow, North Carolina State women’s-basketball coach.
Best in Sport:
â€¢ Best Female Athlete:Taryne Mowatt, University of Arizona softball.
â€¢ Best Male Athlete:Tomlinson.
â€¢ Best Moment:New Orleans Saints return home, beat Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football.
â€¢ Best Team:Colts.
â€¢ Best Coach/Manager:Dungy.
â€¢ Best Game:Fiesta Bowl: Boise State over Oklahoma.
â€¢ Best Championship Performance:Manning.
â€¢ Best Play:Boise State beats Oklahoma with a two-point conversion using the Statue of Liberty play.
â€¢ Best Finish:San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers, Sept. 18, 2006 — Dodgers hit four straight home runs to tie the game, then Nomar Garciaparra wins it with a home run in the 10th inning.
â€¢ Best Upset:Golden State Warriors over top-seeded Dallas Mavericks in first round of NBA playoffs.
â€¢ Best Breakthrough Athlete:Devin Hester, Chicago Bears.
â€¢ Best Record-Breaking Performance:Tomlinson.
â€¢ Best Sports Movie: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.
â€¢ Best Male College Athlete:Kevin Durant, University of Texas basketball.
â€¢ Best Female College Athlete:Taryne Mowatt, University of Arizona softball.
â€¢ Best Male Athlete with a Disability:Casey Tibbs, track and field.
â€¢ Best Female Athlete with a Disability:Jessica Long, paralympic swimming.
â€¢ Best Male International Athlete:Roger Federer, tennis.
â€¢ Best Female International Athlete:Maria Sharapova, tennis.
â€¢ Best Baseball Player:Derek Jeter, New York Yankees.
â€¢ Best NBA Player:James.
â€¢ Best WNBA Player:Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks.
â€¢ Best NFL Player:Tomlinson.
â€¢ Best NHL Player:Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins.
â€¢ Best MLS Player:Landon Donovan, Los Angeles Galaxy.
â€¢ Best Male Action Sport Athlete:Travis Pastrana, motocross.
â€¢ Best Female Action Sport Athlete:Sarah Burke, skiing.
â€¢ Best Bowler:Norm Duke.
â€¢ Best Driver:Jeff Gordon.
â€¢ Best Fighter:Floyd Mayweather, boxing.
â€¢ Best Golfer:Tiger Woods.
â€¢ Best Jockey:Calvin Borel.
â€¢ Best Outdoor Athlete:Dean Karnazes, marathon.
â€¢ Best Male Tennis Player:Federer.
â€¢ Best Female Tennis Player:Sharapova.
â€¢ Best Track and Field Athlete: Jeremy Wariner.
â€¢ Hummer – Like Nothing Else Award: Tomlinson.
â€¢ Under Armour Undeniable Award, Best Women’s Collegiate Team: University of Tennessee basketball.