The 2021 ESPY Awards, ESPN’s annual celebration for all things sports, returned Saturday with an in-person show in New York .
This year’s ESPYS, which were hosted by Anthony Mackie, also featured the return of individual and team awards after those categories were scuttled in 2020 with so many seasons on pause or canceled outright due to the coronavirus pandemic.
And the 2021 ESPYS went to:
Best athlete, women’s sports: Naomi Osaka, 2021 Australian Open champion
Best athlete, men’s sports: Tom Brady, who led Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Super Bowl 55 title
Jimmy V Award for Perseverance:
Arthur Ashe Courage Award: Maya Moore
Pat Tillman Award for Service: Marcus Rashford, English soccer star who plays for Manchester United
Best record-breaking performance: Russell Westbrook, who broke Oscar Robertson’s NBA record for career