2023 ESPYS: Award winners, red carpet and fashion advice

Kirby Lee - USA Today
The biggest stars in sports and entertainment met up for the ESPY Awards.

LOS ANGELES — Top athletes from all over the world showed up and showed out for the 2023 ESPYS Awards. The ceremony, held at the Dolby Theater, celebrated the best players, teams and most jaw dropping sports moments from the past year. 

Aside from the athletic talent, there were performances from Lil’ Wayne and H.E.R. Additionally, the ESPYS honored courageous and inspiring athletes with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage, the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance, and the Pat Tillman Award for Service.  

Here are some of the night’s title winners:

Best Athlete, Men’s Sports: Patrick Mahomes

Best Athlete, Women’s Sports: Mikaela Shiffrin, Skiing

Best College Athlete, Men’s Sports: Caleb Williams, USC Football

Best College Athlete, Women’s Sports: Caitlin Clark, Iowa Women’s Basketball

Best NFL Player: Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs

Best MLB Player: Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels

Best NHL Player: Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Best NBA Player: Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets

Best Record-Breaking Performance: LeBron James surpasses Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for NBA career scoring record

Best Championship Performance: Lionel Messi, Argentina — World Cup Final

Best Breakthrough Athlete: Angel Reese, LSU Tigers Women’s Basketball

Best Comeback Athlete: Jamal Murray, Denver Nuggets

Best Play: Justin Jefferson with the catch of the century

Best NBA Player: Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets

Best WNBA Player: A’ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces

Best UFC Fighter: Jon Jones

Best Boxer: Claressa Shields

Arthur Ashe Award for Courage: U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team

Jimmy V Award for Perseverance: Liam Hendriks, Chicago White Sox

Pat Tillman Award for Service: Buffalo Bills training staff