The annual ESPY awards, where sports fans vote on categories to determine their favorites, took place July 15 on ABC, hosted by Joel McHale. Catch up with the good, the bad and the memorable here.

ESPYs coverage

Well, we told you she was a controversial choice for a courage award. (Read More)

The NFL star collected the Jimmy V Perseverance Award for his daughter, who is currently in remission from cancer. (Read more)

Warning: Somehow there was a “Game of Thrones” spoiler in there. (Read more)


Abby Wambach presents Arthur Ashe award. (Read more)


It was her first major appearance since coming out as transgender. (Read More)

Where rhetoric soars and tears are shed, there are always doubters. (Read More)

Sepp Blatter, Tiger Woods, Jason Paul Pierre and more were all butts of McHale’s jokes. (Read more)

The Internet seemed to think Triple Crown winner American Pharoah should’ve won by a landslide. (Read more)


Things got weird on the ESPYs red carpet. (Read more)


The couple denied they wore matching colors on purpose and instead attributed it to being “on the same wavelength.” (Read more)

Rousey just knocked out Mayweather — at least verbally. (Read More)

Here are a few of the night’s best — or, in some cases, most interesting — looks. (Read More)


The red carpet at the awards in Los Angeles (Read More)

The combination of Wambach and Jenner is significant for the LGBT movement. (Read More)

Don’t even try. Siri will shut you down. (Read More)


It had nothing to do with ratings. Really. (Read More)

Doctors say 5-year-old’s immune system isn’t strong enough yet for travel. (Read More)

Visit comes one year after ESPN broadcaster gave touching tribute to his daughters at the ESPYs. (Read More)


Additional highlights

Caitlyn Jenner accepts Arthur Ashe Courage Award:

Fresh off winning the World Cup, the U.S. Women’s National Team wins best team in the final award of the night.

Lauren Hill’s parents delivered a powerful message.

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry won Best Male Athlete. J.J. Watt, Aaron Rodgers and LeBron James were the other nominees.

Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage, and she received a standing ovation as she prepared to give her speech.


Accepting the Jimmy V Perseverance Award, Devon Still gave a speech about his daughter, Leah, and her fight against cancer that understandably moved many watching the ESPYs to tears.


Ronda Rousey wins Best Female Athlete award

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez said sorry for a lot of things, but none of his apologies had anything to do with baseball. And he had a spokesman in Ken Jeong do all of the apologizing for him in a pretty funny bit. One of the things he apologized for is for not being allowed to run next to a pool.

Peyton Manning won the night’s first ESPY for Best Record Breaking Performance. He then trusted Brett Favre to keep his date company.

Joel McHale’s opening monologue had a lot of highlights, including a jab at Donald Trump and the Redskins name. This might have been the coldest joke though: