2007 ESPY Awards Winners – Complete List

Hosted by NBA superstar LeBron James and comedian Jimmy Kimmel, the 2007 ESPY Awards saluted the year’s most impressive sports achievements.

Special Awards:

• Arthur Ashe Courage Award:Trevor Ringland and Dave Cullen, PeacePlayers.

• Jimmy V ESPY for Perseverance: Kay Yow, North Carolina State women’s-basketball coach.

Best in Sport:

• Best Female Athlete:Taryne Mowatt, University of Arizona softball.

• Best Male Athlete:Tomlinson.

• Best Moment:New Orleans Saints return home, beat Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football.

• Best Team:Colts.

• Best Coach/Manager:Dungy.

• Best Game:Fiesta Bowl: Boise State over Oklahoma.

• Best Championship Performance:Manning.

• Best Play:Boise State beats Oklahoma with a two-point conversion using the Statue of Liberty play.

• 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.

• Best Upset:Golden State Warriors over top-seeded Dallas Mavericks in first round of NBA playoffs.

• Best Breakthrough Athlete:Devin Hester, Chicago Bears.

• Best Record-Breaking Performance:Tomlinson.

• Best Sports Movie: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.

• Best Male College Athlete:Kevin Durant, University of Texas basketball.

• Best Female College Athlete:Taryne Mowatt, University of Arizona softball.

• Best Male Athlete with a Disability:Casey Tibbs, track and field.

• Best Female Athlete with a Disability:Jessica Long, paralympic swimming.

• Best Male International Athlete:Roger Federer, tennis.

• Best Female International Athlete:Maria Sharapova, tennis.

Individual Sports:

• Best Baseball Player:Derek Jeter, New York Yankees.

• Best NBA Player:James.

• Best WNBA Player:Lisa Leslie, Los Angeles Sparks.

• Best NFL Player:Tomlinson.

• Best NHL Player:Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins.

• Best MLS Player:Landon Donovan, Los Angeles Galaxy.

• Best Male Action Sport Athlete:Travis Pastrana, motocross.

• Best Female Action Sport Athlete:Sarah Burke, skiing.

• Best Bowler:Norm Duke.

• Best Driver:Jeff Gordon.

• Best Fighter:Floyd Mayweather, boxing.

• Best Golfer:Tiger Woods.

• Best Jockey:Calvin Borel.

• Best Outdoor Athlete:Dean Karnazes, marathon.

• Best Male Tennis Player:Federer.

• Best Female Tennis Player:Sharapova.

• Best Track and Field Athlete: Jeremy Wariner.

Sponsored Awards:

• Hummer – Like Nothing Else Award: Tomlinson.

• Under Armour Undeniable Award, Best Women’s Collegiate Team: University of Tennessee basketball.

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