Last night, athletes and celebrities gathered at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the 2019 ESPYS to celebrate the best in sports!

The ceremony was one to remember because fan favorites such as Serena Williams and Simone Biles were nominated in many categories!

Comedian and actor, Tracy Morgan hosted the show and kept us laughing the entire time!

See which of your favorite athletes took home an ESPY award last night!

Best Team

WINNERS: Women’s National Soccer Team

Best Coach

WINNER: Jim Calhoun

Sports Humanitarian of the Year 

WINNER: Chris Long

Pat Tillman Award for Science 

WINNER: Kirstie Ennis

Best Comeback 

WINNERS: St. Louis Blues

Best Moment

WINNERS: Lindsey Vonn, Rob Gronkowski, Dwyane Wade

Jimmy V Perseverance Award

WINNER: Rob Mendez

Arthur Ashe Award for Courage

WINNER: Bill Russell

Best Male Athlete

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs

Mookie Betts, Boston Red Sox

Brooks Koepka, Golf

WINNER: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Best Female Athlete

Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm

Simone Biles, Gymnast

Alex Morgan, USWNT

Mikaela Shiffrin, US Skiing

WINNER: Alex Morgan, USWNT

Best Breakthrough Athlete

Saquon Barkley, New York Giants

Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers

Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks

Naomi Osaka – US Open, Australian Open

WINNER: Saquon Barkley, New York Giants

Best International Men’s Soccer Player

Lionel Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo

Kylian Mbappe

Virgil Van Dyke

WINNER: Lionel Messi

Best International Women’s Soccer Player

Pernille Harder, Denmark

Ada Hegerberg, Norway

Sam Kerr, Australia

Lucy Bronze, England

WINNER: Sam Kerr, Australia      

Best NFL Player 

Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs

Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams

Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

WINNER: Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs

Best MLB Player 

Mookie Betts, Red Sox

Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers

Jacob DeGrom, New York Mets

Blake Snell, Tampa Bays Rays

WINNER: Christian Yelich, Milwaukee Brewers

Best NHL Player

Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Bay Lightning

Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche

Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

WINNER: Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

Best Driver

Lewis Hamilton, F1

Steve Torrence, NHRA

Kyle Busch, NASCAR

Scott Dixon, Indy


Best NBA Player 

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

James Harden, Houston Rockets

Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors

Paul George, OKC Thunder

WINNER: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Best WNBA Player 

Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm

Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury

Elena Delle Donne, Washington Mystics

Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks

WINNER: Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm

Best Boxer 

Canelo Alvarez

Vasily Lomachenko

Oleksandr Usyk

Terence Crawford

WINNER: Canelo Alvarez

Best MMA Fighter 

Israel Adesanya

Daniel Cormier

Henry Cejudo

Amanda Nunes

WINNER: Daniel Cormier

Best Male Golfer 

Brooks Koepka

Tiger Woods

Justin Rose

Francesco Molinari

WINNER: Brooks Koepka

Best Female Golfer

Ariya Jutanugarn

Brooke Henderson

Jin-Young Ko

Sung Hyun Park

WINNER: Brooke Henderson

Best Male Tennis Player 

Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer

Stefanos Tsitsipas

WINNER: Roger Federer

Best Female Tennis Player 

Naomi Osaka

Simona Halep

Serena Williams

Petra Kvitová

WINNER: Serena Williams

Best Male Action Sports Athlete

Nyjah Huston (USA), skateboard

Scotty James (AUS), snowboard

Tom Pages (FRA), freestyle motocross

Gabriel Medina (BRA), surf

WINNER: Nyjah Huston (USA), skateboard

Best Female Action Sports Athlete 

Kelly Sildaru (EST), ski

Chloe Kim (USA), snowboard

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott (NZL), snowboard

Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), surf

WINNER: Chloe Kim (USA), snowboard

Best Male Athlete with a Disability

Mark Barr – Triathalon

Declan Farmer  – Hockey

Daniel Romanchuk – Marathon Racing

Oz Sanchez – Cycling

WINNER: Mark Barr – Triathalon

Best Female Athlete with a Disability

Oksana Masters, Nordic Skiing

Allysa Seely, Triathalon

Tatyana McFadden, Marathon Racing

Shawn Morelli, Cycling

WINNER: Allysa Seely, Triathalon


Jason Belmonte

Anthony Simonsen

Jakob Butturff

WINNER: Norm Duke

Best MLS Player 

Josef Martinez, Atlanta United

Wayne Rooney, DC United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, LA Galaxy

Aaron Long, NY Red Bulls

WINNER: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, LA Galaxy

Best NWSL Player 

Lindsey Horan, Portland Thorns

Adrianna Franch, Portland Thorns

Sam Kerr, Chicago Red Stars

Abby Erceg, North Carolina Courage

WINNER: Sam Kerr, Chicago Red Stars

Best Game 

NCAAF – LSU vs. Texas A&M: Aggies win seven-overtime 74-72 thriller in highest scoring game in FBS history

NFL Week 11 – LA Rams (54) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (51) – Monday Night Football

NCAAW Final Four – Notre Dame (81) vs. UConn (76) – 26 lead changes

WINNER: NFL Week 11 – LA Rams (54) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (51) – Monday Night Football

Best College Athlete

Kyler Murray, Oklahoma Football – 2018 Heisman Trophy Winner

Zion Williamson, Duke MBB – 2019 Wooden Award Winner

Rachel Garcia, UCLA Softball – USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year

Sabrina Ionescu, Oregon WBB – 2019 Wooden Award Winner

WINNER: Zion Williamson, Duke MBB – 2019 Wooden Award Winner

Best Record-Breaking Performance

Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints) passed Peyton Manning’s 71,940 career passing yards to move into first place on the all-time list; most completions in NFL history, 6,300+ completions passes Brett Favre

Sabrina Ionescu (Oregon Basketball) recorded her 13th triple-double. She now holds the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball record for triple doubles. She surpassed Kyle Collinsworth’s mark of 12 in four seasons at BYU. She also broke the Division I men’s and women’s record in a single season in the Ducks’ 96–78 win over Southern California (7) breaking former BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth

Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors) broke the NBA 3-point record in a game with 14, passing Stephen Curry’s previous mark

Matthew Boling became the first-ever high schooler to break 10 seconds in the 100-meter dash, dropping a 9.98

WINNER: Drew Brees (New Orleans Saints) passed Peyton Manning’s 71,940 career passing yards to move into first place on the all-time list; most completions in NFL history, 6,300+ completions passes Brett Favre

Best Play

(bracket-style voting)

Miami Miracle: Miami Dolphins Stun the New England Patriots

Kawhi Leonard Drains Game-Winner at Buzzer in Game 7

Derrick Henry’s NFL-record 99-yard run vs. Jaguars

Wayne Rooney Just Single-Handedly Won A Match For D.C. United

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi scores a perfect 10

Andrew Benintendi calls game

Damian Lillard Sends OKC Home On Buzzer Beater

Manchester QB Brendon Clar throws this ball to Kevin Henderson for the 48 yard TD catch

Texas Tech WR makes one-handed grab that mirrors OBJs best catch

Kinsley Washington singled home Jacqui Prober to win the Bruins’ 12th softball title

Julie Ertz gives the USWNT the lead early in the second half

Texas A&M’s Infinite Tucker goes ALL OUT for the gold

Arike Ogunbowale Behind the Back Pass

Kihei Clark, Mamadi Diakite Save Virginia at the buzzer

Wilmington Charter’s Taylor Gillis with CATCH OF THE YEAR!

“Hail Mary” pass helps Texas high school football team win state title

WINNER: UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi scores a perfect 10

Best Viral Sports Moment

Rudolph “Blaze” Ingram, the 7-year-old  running phenom is already faster than you

Texas A&M’s Infinite Tucker goes ALL OUT for the gold

Katelyn Ohashi, UCLA Gymnastics – scores a perfect 10

Don’t Sleep on Sister Mary Jo’s curveball

WINNER: Katelyn Ohashi, UCLA Gymnastics – scores a perfect 10

Best Upset

NCAAF – Old Dominion defeats No. 13 Virginia Tech 49-35, Old Dominion only had a 1.8% chance of winning according to ESPN’s FPI, making it the largest upset by an FBS team in the 14 years of Football Power Index projections

Boxing – Andy Ruiz Jr. upset win over Anthony Joshua

2018 US Open – Naomi Osaka defeating Serena Williams

NHL – Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off what many thought impossible, an upset for the ages after a 7-3 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on in Game 4 of their best-of-7 series.

WINNER: Boxing – Andy Ruiz Jr. upset win over Anthony Joshua 

Best Esports (bracket-style voting)

SonicFox winning Evo after switching sides

Team Liquid upsets defending world champ Invictus Gaming at MSI

Cloud9 wins CS:GO Boston Major

Astralis winning Katowice

Invictus League of Legends World Championship

Spitfire win inaugural Overwatch League championship

Serral winning StarCraft at BlizzCon

Shanghai Dragons end 42-game losing streak

Team OG wins the International and $11 million from qualifiers

Chiquita Evans becoming the first woman in the 2K League

oLarry’s return to the NBA 2K League after the Jacksonville shooting

Leffen finally winning EVO in what could be Melee’s last year at the event

Ninja Fortnite win with Marshmello at E3 ProAM

Chritobin Madden Challenge walk off

G2 wins R6 world championship

Mongausse winning Summer Skirmish from out of nowhere

WINNER: oLarry’s return to the NBA 2K League after the Jacksonville shooting

Best WWE Moment

Roman Reigns returns to WWE Raw, announces his Leukemia is in remission

Becky Lynch wins both WWE Women’s Championship Titles at Wrestlemania 35

Kofi Kingston wins his first WWE Heavyweight Championship Title at Wrestlemania 35

Ronda Rousey defeats Alexa Bliss at Summerslam 2018 to win her first RAW Women’s Championship Title

WINNER: Roman Reigns returns to WWE Raw, announces his Leukemia is in remission




Featured Image obtained on the official ESPYS Facebook page