Espy Awards Nominees 2010

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Below are the 2010 Espy Awards nominees. The nominees were announced last June 24, 2010. The 18th Espy Awards night will be aired live on July 14, 2010. Watch Espy Awards 2010 live streaming on ESPN at 9 PM ET.

Here are the complete list of Espy Awards Nominees 2010

BEST MALE ATHLETE
Drew Brees, NFL
Kobe Bryant, NBA
LeBron James, NBA
Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR
Albert Pujols, MLB

BEST FEMALE ATHLETE
Maya Moore, NCAA Basketball
Diana Taurasi, WNBA
Lindsey Vonn, Skiing
Serena Williams, Tennis

BEST CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCE
Drew Brees, Super Bowl XLIV
Anthony Johnson, Big Sky Conference Championship
Michael Phelps, World Swimming Championships
Shaun White, Winter Olympics

BEST BREAKTHROUGH ATHLETE
Brittney Griner, Baylor Women's Basketball
Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans
Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals
John Wall, University of Kentucky Basketball

BEST RECORD-BREAKING PERFORMANCE
Usain Bolt, 100 and 200-meter World Records
Brett Favre, NFL record for consecutive starts
Roger Federer, Most Grand Slam singles titles
Connecticut Women's Basketball, Longest winning streak in Women's NCAA Basketball History
Isner vs. Mahut at Wimbledon, Longest Match in Professional Tennis History

BEST UPSET
Frankie Edgar over B.J. Penn, MMA
Hawaii softball upsets #1 Alabama, NCAA Softball
Northern Iowa shocks No. 1 Kansas, NCAA Men's Basketball
Y. E. Yang stuns Tiger Woods, PGA Championship

BEST GAME
Twins beat Tigers in Extra Innings (AL Central One-Game Tiebreak)
Canada edges USA in Olympic hockey championship game in overtime
Duke gets past Butler in Men's NCAA Championship

BEST MOMENT
Phil Mickelson, 2009 Masters
Joannie Rochette, Winter Olympics
New Orleans Saints, Super Bowl XLIV
Landon Donovan World Cup vs. Algeria

BEST TEAM
Alabama Football
Chicago Blackhawks
Connecticut Women's Basketball
Los Angeles Lakers
New Orleans Saints
New York Yankees

CASTROL EDGE PERFORMANCE UNDER PRESSURE AWARD
Sidney Crosby in the Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Game
Brett Favre in his return to Green Bay
Landon Donovan World Cup vs. Algeria
Stephen Strasburg in MLB debut

BEST SPORTS MOVIE
Big Fan
Invictus
The Blind Side
The Damned United
The Karate Kid

BEST COACH/MANAGER
Geno Auriemma, Connecticut Women's Basketball
Joe Girardi, NY Yankees
Phil Jackson, Los Angeles Lakers
Mike Krzyzewski, Duke Men's Basketball
Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints
Nick Saban, Alabama football

BEST NFL PLAYER
Drew Brees, New Orleans
Brett Favre, Minnesota
Chris Johnson, Tennessee
Peyton Manning, Indianapolis
Darrelle Revis, New York Jets
Charles Woodson, Green Bay

BEST MLB PLAYER
Zach Greinke, Kansas City
Derek Jeter, New York Yankees
Tim Lincecum, San Francisco
Joe Mauer, Minnesota
Albert Pujols, St. Louis

BEST NHL PLAYER
Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
Ryan Miller, Buffalo
Alexander Ovechkin, Washington
Henrik Seden, Vancouver
Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay

BEST DRIVER
Kyle Busch
Dario Franchitti
Ron Hornaday
Jimmie Johnson
Tony Schumacher

BEST NBA PLAYER
Kobe Bryant, LA Lakers
Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City
Dwight Howard, Orlando
LeBron James, Cleveland
Dwyane Wade, Miami

BEST WNBA PLAYER
Tamika Catchings, Indiana
Becky Hammon, San Antonio
Lauren Jackson, Seattle
Candace Parker, Los Angeles
Diana Taurasi, Phoenix

BEST FIGHTER
Floyd Mayweather
Manny Pacquiao
Georges St. Pierre

BEST MALE GOLFER
Ernie Els
Phil Mickelson
Tiger Woods

BEST FEMALE GOLFER
Cristie Kerr
Lorena Ochoa
Jiyai Shin

BEST MALE TENNIS PLAYER
Roger Federer
Juan Martin del Potro
Rafael Nadal

BEST FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER
Kim Clijsters
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

BEST MALE COLLEGE ATHLETE
Blake Geoffrion, Wisconsin Hockey
Mark Ingram, Alabama Football
Evan Turner, Ohio State Basketball
John Wall, Kentucky Basketball
Garrett Wittels, Florida International Baseball

BEST FEMALE COLLEGE ATHLETE
Tina Charles, Connecticut Women's Basketball
Megan Hodge, Penn State Volleyball
Megan Lagenfeld, UCLA Softball
Maya Moore, Connecticut Women's Basketball

BEST MALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE
Bobby Brown, Freestyle Skiing
Ryan Dungey, Motocross
Mick Fanning, Surfer
Garrett Reynolds, BMX
Shaun White, Snowboard

BEST FEMALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE
Torah Bright, Snowboarding
Ashley Fiolek, Motocross
Jen Hudak, Freestyle Skiing
Stephanie Gilmore, Surfing
Ashleigh McIvor, Freestyle Skiing

BEST JOCKEY
Calvin Borel
Julien Leparoux
Mike Smith

BEST MALE ATHLETE WITH A DISABILITY
Steve Cash
Rudy Garcia-Tolson
Andy Soule

BEST FEMALE ATHLETE WITH A DISABILITY
Linnea Dohring
Alana Nichols
Amy Palmiero-Winters
Stephani Victor

BEST BOWLER
Kelly Kulick
Bill O'Neill
Walter Ray Williams Jr.

BEST MALE US OLYMPIC ATHLETE
Apolo Anton Ohno, Speedskating
Shani Davis, Speedskating
Evan Lysacek, Figure Skating
Bode Miller, Skiing
Shaun White, Snowboarding

BEST FEMALE US OLYMPIC ATHLETE
Hannah Kearney, Skiing
Julia Mancuso, Skiing
Lindsey Vonn, Skiing

BEST MLS PLAYER
Connor Casey, Colorado
Jeff Cunningham, Dallas
Landon Donovan, Los Angeles
Shalrie Joseph, New England
Kasey Keller, Seattle

BEST TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE
Usain Bolt
Allyson Felix
Sanya Richards

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