Full List Of Winners: 2016 ESPY Awards

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Dubbed ‘the Oscars of sports’ the grand ESPY Awards have turned into a star-studded event. Beyond your biggest sports stars, Justin Timberlake, Ciara, Usher and Joe Biden showed up to show their support for the awards this year.

The ESPY Awards 2016 also gave sport stars a platform to speak out on numerous important issues. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul opened the ESPYs this year with a powerful presentation regarding the #BLACKLIVESMATTER movement. Their words highlighted the recent death of two African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement, the attack in Dallas that left five police officers dead, and the greater racial issues that affect US citizens every day.

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Their touching speech set the tone for a truly inspirational awards ceremony. Here is the full list of athletes and teams who were honored in last night’s celebration.

Full List of Winners:

Male Athlete: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Female Athlete: Breanna Stewart, UConn

Record-Breaking Performance: Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

Breakthrough Athlete: Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs

Play: Aaron Rodgers’ Hail Mary to Richard Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Moment: City of Cleveland wins first title in 52 years

Upset: Holly Holm over Ronda Rousey, UFC

Comeback Athlete: Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs

Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Championship Performance: LeBron James

Game: NBA Finals, Game 7

Coach: Tyronn Lue, Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA Player: LeBron James

MLB Player: Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals

NFL Player: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

NHL Player: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

Male College Athlete: Buddy Hield, Oklahoma

Female College Athlete: Breanna Stewart, UConn

Male Tennis Player: Novak Djokovic

Female Tennis Player: Serena Williams

Male Action Sports Athlete: Ryan Dungey

Female Action Sports Athlete: Jamie Anderson

Male Athlete with a Disability: Richard Browne

Female Athlete with a Disability: Tatyana McFadden

International Athlete: Cristiano Ronaldo, soccer

Best MLS player: Sebastian Giovinco, Toronto FC

WNBA Player: Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx

Driver: Kyle Busch

Male Golfer: Jordan Spieth

Female Golfer: Lydia Ko

Jockey: Mario Gutierrez

Bowler: Jason Belmonte

Fighter: Conor McGregor

SPECIAL AWARDS

Jimmy V Award for Perseverance: Craig Sager

Arthur Ashe Award for Courage: Zaevion Dobson

Pat Tillman Award for Service: Sgt. Elizabeth Marks

Icon Award: Kobe Bryant, Peyton Manning and Abby Wambach

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