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>The 2011 ESPYS

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Hosted by Seth Meyers
Wednesday, July 13th 
9PM EST
Live on ESPN

My favorite award show is just around the corner. Being a huge sports fan, I look forward to watching the ESPYS the day after the MLB All-Star game.

Voting has opened for the 2011 ESPY awards. Just click here to begin voting for your favorite athletes, teams or moment.

Here are some of the categories and nominees:

Best Male Athlete
Jimmie Johnson (Nascar)
Rafael Nadal (Tennis)
Dirk Nowitzki (Mavericks)
Aaron Rodgers (NFL)

My Pick: Aaron Rodgers. He just had an amazing playoff run to win his first Super Bowl. He was named Super Bowl MVP after completing 24-of-39 passes for 304 yards and three touchdowns to beat the Steelers.

Best Female Athlete
Kelly Clark (Snowboarding)
Lauren Jackson (WNBA)
Maya Moore (NCAAB)
Lindsey Vonn (Skiing)

My Pick:  Kelly Clark. She won 3 Gold Medals this year (Winter X, Winter X Europe and Burton U.S. Open).

Best Championship Performance
Tim Linceum (2010 MLB Postseason)
Tim Thomas (Stanley Cup)
Kemba Walker (Big East and NCAA Tournament)
Serena Williams (2010 Wimbledon)

My Pick: Kemba Walker. Averaged 24.6 PPG, 6.2 RPG, and 5.0 APG during both tournaments. Named Big East Tournament MVP and NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player

Best Breakthrough Athlete
Jose Bautista (Toronto Bluejays)
Arian Foster (Houston Texans)
Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers)
Li Na (Tennis)
Cam Newton (Auburn Tigers)

My Pick: Blake Griffin. Won the 2010-11 Rookie of the Year and averaged 22.5 PPG and 12.1 RPG while shooting 50.6 PCT from the field.

The other categories (Click the link to see the nominees)

RECORD-BREAKING PERFORMANCE

UPSET

GAME

MOMENT

TEAM

CASTROL EDGE NFL STRONGEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

SPORTS MOVIE

COACH/MANAGER

NFL PLAYER

MLB PLAYER

NHL PLAYER

DRIVER

NBA PLAYER

WNBA PLAYER

FIGHTER

MALE GOLFER

FEMALE GOLFER

MALE TENNIS PLAYER

FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER

MALE COLLEGE ATHLETE

COLLEGE FEMALE ATHLETE

MALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE

FEMALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE

JOCKEY

MALE ATHLETE WITH A DISABILITY

FEMALE ATHLETE WITH A DISABILITY

BOWLER

MLS PLAYER

TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE

RECORD-BREAKING PERFORMANCE

UPSET

GAME

MOMENT

TEAM

CASTROL EDGE NFL STRONGEST PERFORMANCE AWARD

SPORTS MOVIE

COACH/MANAGER

NFL PLAYER

MLB PLAYER

NHL PLAYER

DRIVER

NBA PLAYER

WNBA PLAYER

FIGHTER

MALE GOLFER

FEMALE GOLFER

MALE TENNIS PLAYER

FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER

MALE COLLEGE ATHLETE

COLLEGE FEMALE ATHLETE

MALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE

FEMALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE

JOCKEY

MALE ATHLETE WITH A DISABILITY

FEMALE ATHLETE WITH A DISABILITY

BOWLER

MLS PLAYER

TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETE

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Posted by on June 24, 2011 in Award, ESPN, ESPYS