Oakley ESPY Nominees

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The votes are in and the ESPY winners will be announced tomorrow night, Wednesday, July 11 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The event will be televised, Sunday, July 15 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.

LeBron James and Jimmy Kimel will host the 15th annual ESPY Awards, created by ESPN in 1993 for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly. For the fourth year, fans determined the winners in all contested categories, by voting online (last year more than 12 million votes were tabulated).

Last year Oakley’s Lance Armstrong won Athlete of the Year, while Shaun White won two categories—Best US Olympian and Best Male Action Sports Athlete.

This year, Oakley athletes are representing in five categories:

BEST MALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE
Ricky Carmichael, Motocross

BEST FEMALE ACTION SPORT ATHLETE
Layne Beachley, Surfing

BEST NHL PLAYER
Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Ducks
Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

BEST DRIVER
Tony Schumacher

BEST BASEBALL PLAYER
Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies
Johan Santana, Minnesota Twins

For more info, visit www.espn.go.com/espy2007

Author

Staff Writer

Date

July 10, 2007