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2011 ESPY Results: Complete Winners List

| by Alex Groberman

The Seth Meyers-hosted 2011 ESPY Awards came and went on Wednesday night, with athletes like Lindsey Vonn, Dirk Nowitzki and countless others taking home the gold. And although the notion that sports stars who get their own trophies in their own sports need another meaningless trophy is sometimes met with understandable reservations, there was something oddly refreshing about seeing everyone all dressed up and having their little Academy Awards moment.

Here is the full and complete list of 2011 ESPY winners:

Arthur Ashe Courage Award
Dewey Bozella

Jimmy V. Award for Perseverance
Anthony Robles

Best Comeback
Mark Herzlich

Best Female Athlete
Lindsey Vonn, Olympic Skier

Best Male Athlete
Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks

Best Moment
Roy Halladay postseason no-hitter

Best Team
Dallas Mavericks

Best coach/manager
Rick Carlisle, Dallas Mavericks

Best game
Eagles vs. Giants

Best championship performance
Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins

Best play
Amy Wambach, Women’s World Cup goal

Best upset
VCU NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament run

Best breakthrough athlete
Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers

Best record-breaking performance
Rory McIlroy

Best sports movie
The Fighter

Best male college athlete
Jimmer Fredette, BYU Basketball

Best female college athlete
Maya Moore, Connecticut Women’s Basketball

Best male athlete with a disability
Anthony Robles, wrestling

Best female athlete with a disability
Mallory Weggemann, swimming

Best MLB player
Roy Halladay, Philadelphia Phillies

Best NBA player
Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks

Best WNBA player
Diana Taurasi, Phoenix Mercury

Best NFL player
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Best NHL player
Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins

Best MLS player
Landon Donovan, Los Angeles Galaxy

Best male action sport athlete
Shaun White, Skateboarding/Snowboarding

Best female action sport athlete
Stephanie Gilmore, surfing

Best bowler
Jason Belmonte

Best driver
Jimmie Johnson

Best fighter
Manny Pacquiao

Best male golfer
Rory McIlroy

Best female golfer
Cristie Kerr

Best jockey
John Velazquez

Best male tennis player
Rafael Nadal

Best female tennis player
Serena Williams

Best track and field athlete
Tyson Gay