ESPYS 2013 date, time and preview on ESPN: The 21st annual ESPYS bring celebrities from sports and entertainment together to honor the major sports achievements of the past year.
The 21st annual ESPYS, a gathering of celebrities from sports and entertainment to honor the major sports achievements of the past year, air live Wednesday, July 17, at 9pm ET on ESPN from Los Angeles. Mad Men’s Jon Hamm hosts the gala, joined by an all-star lineup of athletes and entertainers to present awards in such categories as Best Team, Best Female Athlete, Best MLB Player and more. Good Morning America cohost Robin Roberts receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The Jimmy V Perseverance Award goes to Dick and Rick Hoyt, a father and son endurance-running team who have been participating in races together for more than 30 years despite Rick’s cerebral palsy.
Presenters include Ben Affleck, LeBron James, Malin Akerman, Kevin Bacon, Lake Bell, Don Cheadle, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Selena Gomez, Tony Gonzalez, Danica Patrick, Paula Patton, Maria Sharapova, Jason Sudeikis and Chrissy Teigen. Athletes scheduled to attend include: Victoria Azarenka, Trey Burke, Tamika Catchings, Gabby Douglas, Joe Flacco, Brittney Griner, DeSean Jackson, Calvin Johnson, Colin Kaepernick, Brad Keselowski, Ray Lewis, Johnny Manziel, Alex Morgan, Adrian Peterson, Michael Phelps, Christian Ponder, Hope Solo, Abby Wambach, JJ Watt and Russell Wilson.
Fans can vote online at ESPN.com/ESPYS up to the start of the show. Voting in The Best Team category is exclusively on Twitter at the beginning of the live show using the hashtag #ESPYSBestTeam and their team’s name. ESPYS.com and Twitter votes will be combined at the end of the show to determine the winner.
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