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( ENSPIRE Sports ) The 2019 ESPYS Had A Lot of Great Inspiring Moments

ENSPIRED Contributor: Fago Franklin III

The 2019 ESPYS was hosted by Tracy Morgan and critics went back and forth with having him host the award show again because, at times, his jokes were a little bit awkward and it went over the heads of others. The Last O.G. actor stated that “The main reason I really wanted to do it is the fight against cancer. I have an opportunity to fight their cause and I’m all in.” With that type of motivation behind hosting it was only right that the ESPY’s continue to inspire people not just those watching but those winning the awards as well.

The ESPYS had a lot of shining moments throughout the night, but when Sandra Bullock gave the US Women’s National Soccer Team the award for Best Team everyone gave the team a standing ovation.

Morgan closed the show saying “Let’s pay these ladies and cure cancer!”

ESPN raised over 100M to benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research, which the foundation was very grateful for. Now here is what you have been waiting for! Here are the winners for 2019 ESPYS Awards.

Best Male Athlete: Giannis Antetokounmpo

Best Female Athlete: Alex Morgan

Best Breakthrough Athlete: Saquon Barkley

Best Game: Rams defeat Chiefs on Monday Night Football

Best College Athlete: Zion Williamson

Best Record-Breaking Performance: Drew Brees

Best Play: Katelyn Ohashi

Best Viral Sports Moment: Katelyn Ohashi’s perfect 10

Best Upset: Andy Ruiz Jr. defeats Anthony Joshua

Best International Men’s Soccer Player: Lionel Messi

Best International Women’s Soccer Player: Sam Kerr

Best NFL Player: Patrick Mahomes

Best MLB Player: Christian Yelich

Best NHL Player: Alexander Ovechkin

Best Driver: Kyle Busch

Best NBA Player: Giannis Antetokounmpo

Best WNBA Player: Breanna Stewart

Best Boxer: Canelo Álvarez

Best MMA Fighter: Daniel Cormier

Best Male Golfer: Brooks Koepka

Best Female Golfer: Brooke Henderson

Best Male Tennis Player: Roger Federer

Best Female Tennis Player: Serena Williams

Best Male Action Sports Athlete: Nyjah Huston

Best Female Action Sports Athlete: Chloe Kim

Best Jockey: Mike Smith

Best Male Athlete with a Disability: Mark Barr

Best Female Athlete with a Disability: Allysa Seely

Best Bowler: Norm Duke

Best MLS Player: Zlatan Ibrahimović

Best NWSL Player: Sam Kerr

Best Esports Moment: oLarry returns to NBA2k

Best WWE Moment: Roman Reigns returns to WWE Raw

Best Team: US Women’s National Soccer Team

Best Moment: Lindsey Vonn, Rob Gronkowski, and Dwyane Wade

Best Comeback: St. Louis Blues win the Stanley Cup

SPECIAL AWARDS

Jimmy V Award for Perseverance: Rob Mendez

Arthur Ashe Award for Courage: Bill Russell

Pat Tillman Award for Service: Kirstie Ennis

Best Coach: Jim Calhoun

Landry Shamet 
Nastia Liukin and boyfriend Sam Martin
ESPY’s 2019 Host- Tracy Morgan

Sources: ABC7News, Getty

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