ESPY Awards 2009

17th ESPY Awards held at the Nokia Theatre on July 15, 2009, co-presented by Under Armour and Land Rover. 37 categories and 3 special awards in 2009.

17th ESPY Awards 2009 Winners

Category Winner
Best Male Athlete Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming
Best Championship Performance Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming
Best Record-Breaking Performance Michael Phelps, Olympic Swimming
Best Game Steelers vs. Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII
Best Play Roethlisberger to Holmes Super Bowl Winning TD
Under Armour All America Moment Andre Debose and Russell Shepard, Football
Best Sports Movie The Express: The Ernie Davis Story
Best NFL Player Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
Best NHL Player Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Best NBA Player LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
Best Fighter Manny Pacquiao, Boxing
Best Female Golfer Lorena Ochoa
Best Female Tennis Player Serena Williams
Best Female College Athlete Maya Moore, Connecticut Women's Basketball
Best Female Action Sports Athlete Maya Gabeira, Surfing
Best Male Athlete With a Disability John Lester, Ironman Triathlete
Best Bowler Norm Duke
Best Female US Olympian Shawn Johnson, Gymnastics
Best International Male Athlete Usain Bolt, Jamaica Sprinter
Best Female Athlete Nastia Liukin, Gymnastics
Best Breakthrough Athlete Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
Best Upset US Soccer shocks Spain in the Confederations Cup semifinals
Best Moment US Swim team wins thrilling finish in Olympic relay
Best Team Los Angeles Lakers
Land Rover "Icon" Award Kurt Warner, Arizona Cardinals
Best Coach/Manager Phil Jackson, Los Angeles Lakers
Best MLB Player Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals
Best Driver Jimmie Johnson
Best WNBA Player Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks
Best Male Golfer Tiger Woods
Best Male Tennis Player Roger Federer
Best Male College Athlete Tim Tebow, Florida Football
Best Male Action Sports Athlete Shaun White, Snowboarding
Best Jockey Calvin Borel
Best Female Athlete With a Disability Erin Popovich, Swimming
Best Male US Olympic Athlete Michael Phelps, Swimming
Best MLS Athlete Landon Donovan, Los Angeles Galaxy
Best International Female Athlete Lorena Ochoa (Mexico, Golf)