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ESPY awards

Winners of the 2006 awards, announced Wednesday:

*Special awards

Arthur Ashe Courage Award: Afghan female soccer players Special ESPY Award: John Ehret High School basketball team, Marrero, La.

*Best in Sport

Best team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Best moment: Jason McElwain, Greece-Athena (N.Y.) High School

Best game: Rose Bowl, Southern California vs. Texas

Best male athlete: Lance Armstrong, cyclist

Best female athlete: Annika Sorenstam, golfer

Best sports movie: Glory Road

Best play: Tyrone Prothro, Alabama football

Best breakthrough athlete: Chris Paul, New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets

Best record-breaking performance: Shaun Alexander, Seattle Seahawks

Best championship performance: Vince Young, Texas football

Best coach/manager: Bill Cowher, Pittsburgh Steelers

Best comeback: Tedy Bruschi, New England Patriots

Best male action sport athlete: Shaun White, snowboarder

Best female action sport athlete: Hannah Teter, snowboarder

Best male college athlete: Reggie Bush, Southern California football

Best female college athlete: Cat Osterman, Texas softball

Best male athlete with a disability: Bobby Martin, football player

Best female athlete with a disability: Sarah Reinertsen, triathlete

Best U.S. Olympian: Shaun White, snowboarder

Best international athlete: Albert Pujols, baseball


Best baseball player: Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals

Best NBA player: Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat

Best WNBA player: Sheryl Swoopes, Houston Comets

Best NFL player: Shaun Alexander, Seattle Seahawks

Best NHL player: Jaromir Jagr, New York Rangers

Best angler: Tammy Richardson

Best bowler: Walter Ray Williams Jr.

Best boxer: Oscar De La Hoya

Best driver: Tony Stewart

Best golfer: Tiger Woods

Best jockey: Edgar Prado

Best MLS player: Landon Donovan, Los Angeles Galaxy

Best footballer: Ronaldinho, Brazil

Best male tennis player: Roger Federer

Best female tennis player: Venus Williams

Best female track and field athlete: Allyson Felix

Best male track and field athlete: Justin Gatlin

*Sponsored awards

GMC Professional Grade Play Award: Doug Flutie, New England Patriots

Under Armour Undeniable Performance Award: Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

Source Citation   (MLA 8th Edition)
"Awards." USA Today, 14 July 2006, p. 11C. Biography in Context, Accessed 20 Nov. 2018.

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