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The 2022 ESPYs are Wednesday night, which means the biggest stars in sports will be out in full force in Los Angeles.

There are 36 categories this year, including staples like best NBA player, best NFL player, best WNBA player, best game and best play. The award show is also a time for those involved to strut their stuff on the red carpet.

Stephen Curry will be the host, and the show will begin at 8 p.m. ET. Expect to see some nerves from one of the coolest shooters in sports. He said he talked to previous hosts to acclimate himself.

“I talked to Drake and Peyton Manning about what the hosting gig is really like, so I’m obviously nervous and excited and all the different emotions,” Curry said, per People.

MORE: How Stephen Curry’s game show prepared him to host ESPY Awards

In addition to the awards, there are always plenty of skits and monologues. The Sporting News will be following those moments and posting highlights from them as well.

Follow along below for complete coverage.

Best Athlete, Men’s Sports

Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Best Athlete, Women’s Sports

Oksana Masters, cross country skiing, road cycling, biathlon
Sunisa Lee, gymnastics
Katie Ledecky, swimming
Candace Parker, basketball (Chicago Sky)

Best Breakthrough Athlete

Trinity Rodman, Washington Spirit
Eileen Gu, skier
Jonathan Taylor, Indianapolis Colts
Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies

Best Record-Breaking Performance

Stephen Curry passes Ray Allen for most 3-pointers made in NBA history
Jocelyn Alo breaks Lauren Chamberlain’s record for most home runs in Division I softball history (96)
Allyson Felix, won her 11th career Olympic medal, surpassing Carl Lewis for the United States track and field record
Tom Brady becomes the NFL all-time passing yards leader, overtaking Drew Brees

Best Championship Performance

Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams, Super Bowl 56
Julianna Pe?a, UFC 269
Max Verstappen, F1, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Cale Makar, Colorado Avalanche, Stanley Cup Final

Best Comeback Athlete

Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors
Trey Mancini, Baltimore Orioles
Diamond DeShields, Phoenix Mercury
Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals

Best Play

Corner kick goal by Megan Rapinoe
Justin Tucker NFL-record 66-yard field goal
Ja Morant poster dunk
Hansel Enmanuel play of the year

Best Team

Golden State Warriors, NBA
Chicago Sky, WNBA
Atlanta Braves, MLB
Los Angeles Rams, NFL
Oklahoma Sooners, NCAA softball
Georgia Bulldogs, NCAA football
Colorado Avalanche, NHL

Best Olympian, Women’s Sports

Sunisa Lee, gymnastics
Oksana Masters, cross country skiing, road cycling, biathlon
Katie Ledecky, swimming
Allyson Felix, track and field

Best Olympian, Men’s Sports

Nathan Chen, figure skating
Declan Farmer, sled hockey
Nick Mayhugh, track and field
Caeleb Dressel, swimming

Best Game

Kansas City Chiefs defeat Buffalo Bills in OT (AFC divisional round)
UConn defeats N.C. State in double OT (NCAA women’s basketball Elite Eight)
Kansas’ 16-point rally vs. North Carolina, the biggest comeback in championship game history (NCAA men’s basketball championship game)
Bryce Young rallies Alabama to beat Auburn in four OTs (NCAA football)

Best College Athlete, Men’s Sports

Bryce Young, Alabama Football
Dante Polvara, Georgetown men’s soccer
Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga men’s basketball
Logan Wisnauskas, Maryland lacrosse

Best College Athlete, Women’s Sports

Aliyah Boston, South Carolina women’s bBasketball
Jaelin Howell, Florida State soccer
Jocelyn Alo, Oklahoma softball
Charlotte North, Boston College lacrosse

Best International Athlete, Men’s Soccer

Karim Benzema, Real Madrid
Kevin De Bruyne, Manchester City
Sadio Man?, Liverpool
Kylian Mbapp?, PSG

Best International Athlete, Women’s Soccer

Alexia Putellas, Barcelona
Sam Kerr, Chelsea
Vivianne Miedema, Arsenal
Caroline Graham Hansen, Barcelona

Best NFL Player

Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams
T.J. Watt, Pittsburgh Steelers
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
Jonathan Taylor, Indianapolis Colts

Best MLB Player

Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels
Bryce Harper, Philadelphia Phillies
Aaron Judge, New York Yankees
Jorge Soler, Atlanta Braves

Best NHL Player

Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs
Roman Josi, Nashville Predators
Igor Shesterkin, New York Rangers

Best Driver

Kyle Larson, NASCAR
Max Verstappen, F1
Steve Torrence, NHRA
?lex Palou, IndyCar

Best NBA Player

Nikola Joki?, Denver Nuggets
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
Luka Don?i?, Dallas Mavericks
Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

Best WNBA Player

Jonquel Jones, Connecticut Sun
Sylvia Fowles, Minnesota Lynx
Skylar Diggins-Smith, Phoenix Mercury
Candace Parker, Chicago Sky

Best Boxer

Tyson Fury
Shakur Stevenson
Katie Taylor
Mikaela Mayer

Best MMA Fighter

Alexander Volkanovski
Charles Oliveira
Kamaru Usman
Kayla Harrison

Best Athlete, Men’s Golf

Scottie Scheffler
Cameron Smith
Justin Thomas
Jon Rahm

Best Athlete, Women’s Golf

Nelly Korda
Ko Jin-young
Lydia Ko
Minjee Lee

Best Athlete, Men’s Tennis

Rafael Nadal
Dylan Alcott
Carlos Alcaraz
Felix Auger-Aliassime

Best Athlete, Women’s Tennis

Emma Raducanu
Ashleigh Barty
Iga ?wi?tek
Leylah Fernandez

Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports

Eli Tomac, supercross
Alex Hall, ski
Yuto Horigome, skateboard
Ayumu Hirano, snowboard

Best Athlete, Women’s Action Sports

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, snowboard
Eileen Gu, ski
Rayssa Leal, skateboard
Chloe Kim, snowboard

Best Jockey

Flavien Prat
Irad Ortiz
Jose Ortiz
Joel Rosario

Best Athlete with a Disability, Men’s Sports

Declan Farmer, sled hockey
Nick Mayhugh, track and field
Brad Snyder, paratriathlon & Swimming
Ian Seidenfeld, table tennis

Best Athlete with a Disability, Women’s Sports

Oksana Masters, cycling & Nordic/biathlon
Jessica Long, swimming
Brenna Huckaby, snowboarding
Kate Ward, soccer

Best Bowler

Jason Belmonte
Anthony Simonsen
Kyle Troup
Dom Barrett

Best MLS PLayer

Valentin Castellanos, NYCFC
Jes?s Ferreira, FC Dallas
Carles Gil, New England Revolution
Carlos Vela, LAFC

Best NWSL Player

Ashley Hatch, Washington Spirit
Aubrey Bledsoe, Washington Spirit
Jess Fishlock, OL Reign
Caprice Dydasco, NJ/NY Gotham FC

Best WWE Moment


Brock Lesnar wins Royal Rumble
Bianca Belair wins “Raw” women’s championship at WrestleMania


John Cena returns at Money In The Bank
Ronda Rousey returns four months after giving birth to win Royal Rumble


WWE welcomes back fans with a full live crowd (“Smackdown,” July 16)
Stone Cold stuns Vince McMahon, Austin Theory, and Pat McAfee on WrestleMania Night 2


Roman Reigns defeats Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania to win both the Universal and WWE championships
Cody Rhodes returns to WWE at WrestleMania


Big E cashes in Money In The Bank briefcase and wins the WWE Championship (“Raw,” Sept. 13)
The Miz turns on Logan Paul at WrestleMania


Becky Lynch returns at SummerSlam
Undertaker inducted into the WWE Hall Of Fame


Edge defeats Seth Rollins in a Hell In A Cell match at Crown Jewel
Wee man body slams Sami Zayn at WrestleMani


Brock Lesnar returns at SummerSlam to confront Roman Reigns
Stone Cold returns to the ring to defeat Kevin Owens at WrestleMania

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