2016 ESPY Awards

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2016 ESPY Awards
DateJuly 13, 2016 (2016-07-13)
LocationMicrosoft Theater,
Los Angeles[1]
Country United States[2]
Hosted byJohn Cena[3]
Most awardsLeBron James
Most nominationsLeBron James
Television/radio coverage

The 2016 ESPY Awards were held on July 13, 2016. The show, hosted by professional wrestler John Cena,[3] was held in the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.[1] 31 competitive awards and eight honorary awards were presented.[4]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Best Female Athlete with a Disability

Honorary awards[edit]

Arthur Ashe Courage Award[edit]

Jimmy V Perseverance Award[edit]

Pat Tillman Award for Service[edit]

  • Sgt. Elizabeth Marks[10]

Best Moment[edit]

Icon Award[edit]



The ESPYs held a tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali, presented by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar[12] and Chance the Rapper.[13]

In Memoriam[edit]

Andra Day performed during the tribute with "Rearview" honoring the fallen sports stars:


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  3. ^ a b c Rothman, Michael (May 19, 2016). "It's an honor to host the 2016 ESPY Awards". ABC.com. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  4. ^ a b Cingari, Jennifer (7 July 2016). "2016 Espys Presenters". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Stephen Curry, Ned Yost, Scott Dixon, and Mike Trout nominated for Espys". espnmediazone.com. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Elena Delle Donne, Heather Erickson, Sidney Crosby, and Ryan Dungey nominated for Espys". espnmediazone.com. July 11, 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/espys-2016-complete-winners-list/story?id=40563807
  8. ^ Hardnett, Raishad (11 July 2016). "Zaevion Dobson died after diving on top of friends to save them from gunfire in the Lonsdale area of Northwest Knoxville". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  9. ^ Emery, Debbie (24 May 2016). "Sager "is one of the most respected sideline reporters in sports". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  10. ^ "She recently competed at the second Invictus Games in Orlando, Fl. where she won four gold medals". Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  11. ^ a b c "The Espy's honors three retired athletes who've made a mark on sports". 11 July 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016.
  12. ^ a b Williams, Janice (12 July 2016). "2016 Espy Award Nominees". Archived from the original on 15 July 2016. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  13. ^ Rooney, Kyle (13 July 2016). "Chance The Rapper To Honor Muhammad Ali At Tonight's ESPY Awards". Retrieved 13 July 2016.

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