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2015 ESPY Awards: Live winners list

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Can't catch the ESPYs this year? No problem; we have all the winners here for you

Which athletes did fans vote as their favorites in each category? Find out who won at the 2015 ESPYs!

*Winners are bolded.

Best Male Athlete

  • Stephen Curry
  • LeBron James
  • Aaron Rodgers
  • J.J. Watt

Best Female Athlete

  • Ronda Rousey
  • Breanna Stewart
  • Lindsey Vonn
  • Serena Williams

Best Championship Performance

  • Madison Bumgarner
  • Lauren Haeger
  • LeBron James
  • American Pharoah

Best Breakthrough Athlete

  • Odell Beckham Jr.
  • Mo'ne Davis
  • Cardale Jones
  • Jordan Spieth

Best Record-Breaking Performance

  • Lauren Chamberlain hits 91st home run
  • Devin Hester scores 20th punt return TD
  • Peyton Manning throws 509th touchdown pass
  • Klay Thompson most points in a quarter

Best Upset

  • Georgia State over Baylor
  • Kansas City Royals win AL Pennant
  • Mississippi over Alabama

Best Game

  • A's vs. Royals
  • Spurs vs. Clippers Game 7, NBA Western Conference Quarterfinals
  • Seahawks vs. Patriots

Best Team

  • New England Patriots
  • Connecticut Huskies
  • Golden State Warriors
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Ohio State Buckeyes
  • U.S. Women's Soccer

Best Coach/Manager

  • Geno Auriemma, UConn women's basketball
  • Bill Belichick, New England Patriots
  • Steve Kerr, Golden State Warriors
  • Mike Krzyzewski, Duke men's basketball
  • Urban Meyer, Ohio State football

Best MLB Player

  • Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
  • Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants
  • Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians
  • Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins

Best NHL Player

  • Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens
  • Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
  • John Tavares, New York Islanders
  • Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks
  • Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks

Best Fighter

  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • Ronda Rousey
  • Donald Cerrone
  • Terence Crawford
  • Gennady Golovkin

Best NFL Player

  • Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
  • Tom Brady, New England Patriots
  • J.J. Watt, Houston Texans
  • DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
  • Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers

Best NBA Player

  • Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
  • LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • James Harden, Houston Rockets
  • Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans

Best Comeback Athlete

  • Rob Gronkoswski
  • Alex Rodriguez
  • Derrick Rose
  • Lindsey Vonn

Best Driver

  • Kevin Harvick
  • Erica Enders-Stevens
  • Juan Pablo Montoya
  • Will Power
  • Lewis Hamilton

Best Jockey

  • Joel Rosario
  • Javier Castellano
  • Victor Espinoza

Best Bowler

  • Jason Belmonte
  • Parker Bohn III
  • Mike Fagan

Best MLS Player

  • Obafemi Martins, Seattle Sounders
  • Lee Nguyen, New England Revolution
  • Robbie Keane, Los Angeles Galaxy
  • Bradley-Wright Phillips, New York Red Bulls

Best International Athlete

  • Lionel Messi
  • Lydia Ko
  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Novak Djokovic
  • Lewis Hamilton

Best WNBA Player

  • Maya Moore, Minnesota Lynx
  • Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury
  • Skylar Diggins, Tulsa Shock
  • Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury
  • Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks

Best Male Golfer

  • Rory Mcllroy
  • Jordan Spieth
  • Billy Horschel

Best Female Golfer

  • Lydia Ko
  • Stacy Lewis
  • Inbee Park

Best Male Tennis Player

  • Novak Djokovic
  • Marin Cilic
  • Roger Federer
  • Stan Wawrinka

Best Female Tennis Player

  • Maria Sharapova
  • Serena Williams
  • Petra Kvitova
  • Simona Halep

Best Male College Athlete

  • Marcus Mariota, Oregon football
  • Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin basketball
  • Jack Eichel, Boston U, hockey
  • Logan Stieber, Ohio State wrestling
  • Dansby Swanson, Vanderbilt baseball

Best Female College Athlete

  • Taylor Cummings, Maryland lacrosse
  • Missy Franklin, Cal swimming
  • Lauren Haeger, Florida softball
  • Micha Hancock, Penn State volleyball
  • Breanna Stewart, UConn basketball

Best Male Athlete with a Disability

  • Joe Berenyi, cycling
  • Josh Pauls, sled hockey
  • Krige Schabort, triathlon
  • Mike Shea, snowboarding
  • Andy Soule, Nordic skiing

Best Female Athlete with a Disability

  • Kendall Gretsch, triathlete
  • Oksana Masters, sit-skier
  • Tatyana McFadden, sit-skier/wheelchair racer
  • Becca Meyers, swimming
  • Greta Neimanas, cyclist

Best Male Action Athlete

  • Ryan Dungey, motocross
  • Tucker Hibbert, snowmobile
  • Nyjah Huston, skateboarding
  • Mark McMorris, snowboarding
  • Josh Sheehan, freestyle motocross

Best Female Action Athlete

  • Paige Alms, surfing
  • Kelly Clark, snowboarding
  • Stephanie Gilmore, surfing
  • Laia Sanz, Enduro/motorbike

Best Play

  • Beckham Jr.'s catch
  • Bahamas Bowl hail Mary
  • Malcolm Butler's interception
  • Lionel Messi's goal

Can't catch the ESPYs this year? No problem; we have all the winners here for you

What do you think of the ESPYs this year? Let us know in the comments below!

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