Armstrong pedals to ESPYs

Cyclist to host kudocast

Lance Armstrong is set to fire up the 2006 ESPYs.

The record-breaking cyclist will preside over ceremonies at the Kodak Theater when the awards are handed out July 16.

Helping to dish out the nods will be Will Ferrell, Ashley Judd, Mariah Carey, Samuel L. Jackson and Jake Gyllenhaal as well as a host of athletes such as LeBron James, Venus Williams and Reggie Bush.

The Arthur Ashe Courage Award will be presented to a group of femme soccer players from Afghanistan who participated in a U.S.-based sports exchange program. Program has seen success in organizing a soccer league for teenage girls in post-Taliban Afghanistan.

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