ESPY Award winners

A complete list of the ESPY award winners, announced Wednesday night in Los Angeles:

Special Awards

• Arthur Ashe Courage Award:
John Carlos and Tommie Smith, 1968 Olympic medalists
• Jimmy V Award for Perseverance: Kevin Everett, former Buffalo Bills TE
• Best comeback: Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers

Best in Sport

• Best Female Athlete: Candace Parker, Tennessee Basketball/Los Angeles Sparks
• Best Male Athlete: Tiger Woods, Golf
• Best Moment: "Great Sportsmanship" (Central Washington University's Mallory Holtman and Liz Wallace, Western Oregon University's Sara Tucholsky)
• Best Team: Boston Celtics
• Best Coach/Manager: Pat Summitt, Tennessee Women's Basketball
• Best Game: New York Giants over New England Patriots at the Super Bowl
• Best Championship Performance: Tiger Woods, 2008 U.S. Open
• Best Play: New York Giants Eli Manning's pass to David Tyree at the Super Bowl
• Best Finish: Western Kentucky over Drake in the first round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, winning on a buzzer beater by Ty Rogers
• Best Upset: New York Giants over New England Patriots at the Super Bowl
• Best Breakthrough Athlete: Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings
• Best Record Breaking Performance: Brett Favre, Green Bay Packers
• Best Sports Movie: Semi-Pro
• Best Male College Athlete: Tim Tebow, Florida Football
• Best Female College Athlete: Candace Parker, Tennessee Basketball
• Best Male Athlete With a Disability: Ryan Kocer, Wrestling (Wagner, SD)
• Best Female Athlete With a Disability: Shay Oberg, Softball (Montana State-Billings)
• Best International Male Athlete: Rafael Nadal, Tennis
• Best International Female Athlete: Lorena Ochoa, Golf

Individual Sports

• Best Baseball Player: Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees
• Best NBA Player: Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
• Best WNBA Player: Lauren Jackson, Seattle Storm
• Best NFL Player: Tom Brady, New England Patriots
• Best NHL Player: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
• Best MLS Player: David Beckham, Los Angeles Galaxy
• Best Male Action Sport Athlete: Shaun White, Skateboarding/Snowboarding
• Best Female Action Sport Athlete: Gretchen Bleiler, Snowboarding
• Best Bowler: Norm Duke
• Best Driver: Jimmie Johnson
• Best Fighter: Floyd Mayweather, Boxing
• Best Golfer: Tiger Woods
• Best Jockey: Kent Desormeaux
• Best Outdoor Athlete: Captain Scott Smiley, Mountain Climber
• Best Male Tennis Player: Roger Federer
• Best Female Tennis Player: Maria Sharapova
• Best Track and Field Athlete: Tyson Gay

Sponsored Awards

• Hummer "Like Nothing Else" Award: George Martin walks across America
• Under Armour Undeniable Moment: Warner Robins, Georgia beats Tokyo to win the Little League World Series Championship Game with a Dalton Carriker walk-off home run in the bottom of the 8th inning (extra innings)