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2006 ESPY Awards Winners

Steelers earn best team kudo

Special Awards

ARTHUR ASHE COURAGE AWARD: Afghan Female Soccer Players
SPECIALESPY AWARD: John Ehret High School Basketball Team, Marrero, Louisiana

BEST IN SPORT

BEST TEAM: Pittsburgh Steelers
BEST MOMENT: Jason McElwain, Greece-Athena High School (NY)
BEST GAME: USC vs. Texas (Rose Bowl)
BEST MALE ATHLETE: Lance Armstrong, Cyclist
BEST FEMALE ATHLETE: Annika Sorenstam, Professional 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, USC 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 Player

INDIVIDUAL

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 (FORMERLY BEST OUTDOORS): 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

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