From women's right to the Black Lives Matter movement, the 2016 ESPY Awards are sure to continue inspiring us in the weeks to come.
"If you're struggling, if you're hurting... if you ever think you're alone. You're not," Marks said in her empowering speech. She received the Pat Tillman Award for Service.
Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James called all athletes to action by discussing their forefathers like Muhammed Ali and Jackie Robinson who stood for something bigger than the sports they played.
Zaevion Dobson was honored at the ESPYs for his act of bravery in December 2015. He was killed was protecting two girls from gunfire. If this video didn't get you right in the feels then you don't have a soul.
Zaevion Dobson's mother pleaded with the athletes in the ESPY audience to support more gun control laws.
Retired soccer player, coach, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion Abby Wambach commented on women's rights and equality within the sports world while receiving her ESPY Icon Award.
Chance the Rapper honored Muhammad Ali with a new song and a powerful tribute.
Stewart won in the category for Best Female Athlete, but instead of talking about her career, she spoke out about the need for more recognition for female athletes to cheers and applause from the audience.
The in memoriam portion of the ESPY Awards was touching and included athletes like Kimbo Slice, Darryl Dawkins, Frank Gifford and, of course, Muhammed Ali.
"One day we'll soon wipe out cancer," Sager — a sideline reporter for TNT and TBS — said in his moving acceptance speech for the Jimmy V Award.
To end things on a lighter note, Cena expertly roasted the sports world and all its athletes.
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