Armstrong spins again for top Espy

Other nominees include Phelps, Miller, Manning

Lance Armstrong is pushing to win male athlete kudos for the third consecutive year at the 13th annual Espy awards announced Monday by ESPN, but he’ll face competition from quarterback Peyton Manning, golfer Vijay Singh and Olympians Michael Phelps, the swimmer, and Bode Miller, the skier.

This year’s Espys, which will be awarded 9 p.m. ET July 17 at Hollywood’s Kodak Theater, has only one showbiz category, sports movie. The candidates are “Cinderella Man,” “Coach Carter,” “Friday Night Lights” and “Million Dollar Baby.”

The four women vying for female athlete are golfer Annika Sorenstam,; tennis player Maria Sharapova, Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlinand LSU basketballer SeimoneAugustus.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading