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ESPN Announces Nominees For The 25th ESPYs

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The nominees for this year's ESPY awards have officially been released.

Fan voting has officially begun for this year's ESPY awards, and you can cast your votes here. The show is set to take place on Wednesday, July 12 at 8 p.m. E.T., so you have until then to mull over your decisions. Who's the Breakthrough Athlete of the Year? The Cowboys' Dak Prescott? The Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo? Or maybe USA Soccer's wonderkid Christian Pulisic?

It's up to you.

In the meantime, let's take a look at the nominees from some of the most popular categories:

BEST MALE ATHLETE

Kris Bryant, MLB

Sidney Crosby, Stanley Cup Finals

Michael Phelps, Swimming

Russell Westbrook, NBA

BEST FEMALE ATHLETE

Simone Biles, Gymnastics

Katie Ledecky, Swimming

Candace Parker, WNBA

Serena Williams, Tennis

BEST CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCE

Tom Brady, Super Bowl

Kevin Durant, NBA Finals

Shay Knighten, WCWS

Deshaun Watson, CFB National Championship

BEST BREAKTHROUGH ATHLETE

Giannis Antetokounmpo, NBA

Laurie Hernandez, Gymnastics

Aaron Judge, MLB

Dak Prescott, NFL

Christian Pulisic, Soccer

BEST RECORD-BREAKING PERFORMANCE

Bill Belichick most Super Bowl wins by a head coach

Michael Phelps extends his own record of most gold medals/most Olympic medals

Diana Taurasi breaks WNBA career scoring record

Russell Westbrook most triple doubles in a season

BEST UPSET

Clemson defeats Alabama, CFB National Championship

Denis Istomin over Novak Djokovic, Australian Open 2nd Round

Mississippi State defeats Connecticut, Women’s NCAA Basketball Final Four

BEST GAME

Cubs vs. Indians, World Series Game 7

Patriots vs. Falcons, Super Bowl

Federer vs. Nadal, Australian Open Final

BEST COMEBACK ATHLETE

Matt Bush, MLB

Roger Federer, Tennis

Jordy Nelson, NFL

Candace Parker, WNBA

BEST PLAY (16 NOMINEES VOTED BRACKET-STYLE)

  1. Julian Edelman Super Bowl catch vs. 16. Noah Brown TD catch around defender
  2. Morgan Williams buzzer beater vs. UConn vs.15. Larry Nance dunk
  3. Aaron Rodgers to Jared Cook vs. 14. Lamar Jackson hurdles defender
  4. Northwestern buzzer beater vs. 13. Edwin Encarnacion walk off HR
  5. Russell Westbrook buzzer beater vs. 12. LeBron James dunk off the backboard
  6. Chris Coghlan leaps over catcher vs. 11. Sidney Crosby one-handed goal
  7. Olivier Giroud scorpion kick goa l vs. 10. Warriors jump ball transition dunk
  8. Mario Mandzukic goal in UEFA Final vs. 9. Jarrod Dyson catch

BEST TEAM

Chicago Cubs, MLB

Clemson Tigers, CFB

Golden State Warriors, NBA

Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL

New England Patriots, NFL

South Carolina Gamecocks, Women’s NCAA Basketball

US Women’s Gymnastics

BEST INTERNATIONAL ATHLETE

Canelo Alvarez, Boxing

Usain Bolt, Track & Field

Katinka Hosszu, Swimming

Conor McGregor, MMA

Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer

BEST NFL PLAYER

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys

Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

BEST MLB PLAYER

Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs

David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox

Rick Porcello, Boston Red Sox

Max Scherzer, Washington Nationals

Mike Trout, LA Angels

BEST NHL PLAYER

Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus Blue Jackets

Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks

Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

BEST NBA PLAYER

Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors

James Harden, Houston Rockets

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

BEST MALE COLLEGE ATHLETE

Ian Harkes, Wake Forest soccer

Frank Mason, Kansas basketball

Matt Rambo, Maryland lacrosse

Zain Retherford, Penn State wrestling

DeShaun Watson, Clemson football

BEST FEMALE COLLEGE ATHLETE

Inky Ajanaku, Stanford volleyball

Kelly Barnhill, Florida softball

Kadeisha Buchanan, West Virginia soccer

Kelsey Plum, Washington basketball

Zoe Stukenberg, Maryland lacrosse

BEST MALE US OLYMPIC ATHLETE

Ashton Eaton, Decathlon

Ryan Murphy, Swimming

Michael Phelps, Swimming

Kyle Snyder, Wrestling

BEST FEMALE US OLYMPIC ATHLETE

Simone Biles, Gymnastics

Allyson Felix, Track & Field

Katie Ledecky, Swimming

Simone Manuel, Swimming

You can view the entire list of nominees here.