ESPY Winners List

Male Athlete: Tiger Woods, golf

Photo of Candace Parker receiving 2008 espy Female Athlete and Female College Athlete awards

Female Athlete: Candace Parker, Tennessee and Los Angeles Sparks

Team: Boston Celtics

Coach-Manager: Pat Summitt, Tennessee women’s basketball

Comeback: Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers

Photo of Adrian Petersen receiving 2008 espy Breakthrough Athlete award

Breakthrough Athlete: Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

Game: New York Giants defeat New England Patriots, Super Bowl

Record-breaking Performance: Brett Favre, Green Bay Packers

Championship Performance: Tiger Woods, U.S. Open

Play: New York Giants QB Eli Manning’s pass to David Tyree, Super Bowl

Moment: Central Washington’s Mallory Holtman and Liz Wallace, Western Oregon’s Sara Tucholsky for sportsmanship

Finish: Western Kentucky’s Ty Rogers hitting buzzer beater to defeat Drake in first round of NCAA men’s basketball tournament

Upset: New York Giants defeat New England Patriots, Super Bowl

Sports Movie: "Semi-Pro"

Male College Athlete: Tim Tebow, Florida football

Female College Athlete: Candace Parker, Tennessee basketball

Women’s Collegiate Team: Tennessee basketball

Male Action Sport Athlete: Shaun White, skateboarding/snowboarding

Female Action Sport Athlete: Gretchen Bleiler, snowboarding

Male Athlete With A Disability: Ryan Kocer, wrestling

Female Athlete With a Disability: Shay Oberg, softball

Male International Athlete: Rafael Nadal, tennis

Female International Athlete: Lorena Ochoa, golf

Baseball Player: Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees

NBA Player: Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

WNBA Player: Lauren Jackson, Seattle Storm

NFL Player: Tom Brady, New England Patriots

NHL Player: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

Bowler: Norm Duke

Driver: Jimmie Johnson

Fighter: Floyd Mayweather, boxing

Golfer: Tiger Woods

Jockey: Kent Desormeaux

Photo of David Beckam receiving 2008 Espy MLS Player award

MLS Player: David Beckham, Los Angeles Galaxy

Male Tennis Player: Roger Federer

Female Tennis Player: Maria Sharapova

Track and Field Athlete: Tyson Gay

Outdoor Athlete: Scott Smiley, mountain climber

Photo of John Carlos and Tommie Smith receiving 2008 16th Annua Espys Awards

Arthur Ashe Courage Award: John Carlos and Tommie Smith, 1968 Olympic medalists

Jimmy V ESPY for Perseverance: Kevin Everett, former Buffalo Bills tight end

Like Nothing Else Award: George Martin walks across America

Undeniable Moment: Warner Robins, Ga., defeats Tokyo to win Little League World Series on Dalton Carriker’s walk-off homer in extra innings

Source: BostonHerald.com Images credit: PR Photos

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