Nina Dobrev and Alexandra Daddario turn heads at the ESPY Awards in NY

Alexandra Daddario rocks a one-shoulder jumpsuit with a cut-out across her torso while Nina Dobrev stuns in a form-fitting gown as they lead stars on the red carpet at the ESPY Awards in NYC

  • Anthony Mackie hosted the annual international sports award show, which will be broadcast live on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET from NYC
  • Former NFL star Vernon Davis served as the voice of the ESPYS as he introduced presenters Kane Brown, DaBaby, Nina Dobrev and more to the stage
  • Ally Love was at the star-studded event as the behind-the-scenes host
  • Chris Nikic and Maya Moore were honored respectively with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance and the the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage 

All eyes were on Nina Dobrev as she put on a very busty display at the ESPY Awards at Rooftop At Pier 17 in New York City on Friday night.

The Canadian actress, best known for her portraying Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries for six seasons, wore a skintight red gown with a plunging necklace.

She accessorized with a gold clutch, matching hoop earrings and a pair of opened-toe pumps in the same metallic hue.


Arrivals: All eyes were on Nina Dobrev (left)  and Alexandra Daddario (right) as they walked the red carpet at the ESPY Awards in NYC on Saturday

Alexandra Daddario also commanded attention as she arrived to the red carpet wearing a midriff-baring black and white jumpsuit.

While posing for pictures at the star-studded event, the 35-year-old Percy Jackson star looked incredible as she rocked a bold red lipstick and gold heels.  

She completed her one-shoulder ensemble with a gold necklace as she flashed a glimpse of her toned midriff. 

Red hot: The Canadian actress, best known for her portraying Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries for six seasons, wore a skintight red gown with a plunging necklace


Glam: Dobrev opted to wear a glossy nude lipstick, blush and a lightweight foundation on her flawless skin 

 Golden girl: She completed her one-shoulder ensemble with a gold necklace as she flashed a glimpse of her toned midriff

Commanding: Alexandra Daddario also commanded attention as she arrived to the red carpet wearing a midriff-baring black and white jumpsuit


Stunning: While posing for pictures at the star-studded event, the 35-year-old Percy Jackson star looked incredible as she rocked a bold red lipstick

Sweet memories: Daddario was seen with her boyfriend Andrew Form, who looked dapper in a white button down shirt and black two-piece suit

Hot date: The pair started dating one another in 2020, following Andrew’s divorce from Jordana Brewster

Naomi Osaka looked refreshed and glamorous in a zebra poncho with shoulder pads and gold studs, which she paired with a fitted blue skirt and black heels. 

Her appearance comes after she withdrew from the French Open and announced her plans to skip Wimbledon to focus on her mental health. 

The 23-year-old tennis superstar wore her dark hair in a low ponytail and added a pair of chic earrings for a touch of glamour. 

Edgy: Naomi Osaka turned to the side to flaunt the navy back of her flowing blouse, which was tucked in to her skirt 


Tennis superstar: Osaka looked refreshed and glamorous in a zebra poncho with shoulder pads and gold studs, which she paired with a fitted blue skirt and black heels

Hot couple: The Bachelor’s Rachael Kirkconnell and Matt James attended together 

Fierce: Kirkconnell opted to wear a low-cut black gown and drop earrings, while her man sported a plaid tuxedo 

Best foot forward: Kirkconnell put her best foot forward in a pair of strappy black heels

Staying positive: Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson looked beautiful as she made her first appearance since it was announced she will not be competing in the Tokyo Olympics following her 30-day suspension after she tested positive for THC earlier this week

Big job: Ally Love will be at the star-studded event as the behind-the-scenes host

Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson looked beautiful as she made her first appearance since it was announced she will not be competing in the Tokyo Olympics following her 30-day suspension after she tested positive for THC earlier this week. 

The 21-year-old sported fiery red tresses and and a glitzy black gown, which displayed dragon tattoo on her left arm, which she revealed she got because the creatures are largely ‘misunderstood.’

‘It’s seen as evil and destructive and everything. But the meaning of my dragon is fortune, authority, and good luck,’ she told NBC in June. 

The Bachelor’s Rachael Kirkconnell and Matt James looked happy in love as they attended together and packed on some subtle PDA, which included the reality star wrapping his arm around his girlfriend’s trim waist. 

Kirkconnell opted to wear a low-cut black gown and blingy drop earrings, while her man sported a plaid tuxedo. 

TikTok stars Charli D’Amelio and sister Dixie coordinated in light blue minidresses and silver high heels, which showed off their legs.  

Superstar siblings: TikTok stars Charli D’Amelio and sister Dixie coordinated in light blue minidresses and silver high heels, which showed off their toned legs


Massive following: The duo are the stars of their own reality series The D’​Amelio Show

TikTokers: The D’Amelio sisters looked gorgeous 

Doting dad: Tracy Morgan arrived with his daughter eight-year-old daughter Maven, who wore a white frilly dress and silver flats

Out and about: For the event, the 52-year-old actor looked handsome in a black suit and tie as he soaked in some quality time with his youngest

Gorgeous: Iliza Shlesinger looked incredible in a low-cut black gown with open-toed heels 

Host: Anthony Mackie hosted the annual international sports award show, which will be broadcast live on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET from NYC


Wow: The stars and athletes looked incredible as they made their way down the red carpet; Anthony Mackie (left) and Maya Moore (right)

Hot date: Virginia defensive back D’Angelo Amos wore a blue vest over a white t-shirt as he attended with James Madison University’s star softball pitcher Odicci Alexander

Looking good: Taye Diggs, best known for his role in Private Practice, wore a black suit and a pair of color-blocked Converse sneakers

Pop of color: Diggs gave his ensemble a pop of color by throwing on a muted orange dress shirt


Suited up: Football defensive end Chase Young and Devonta Smith proved the power of a well-fitting suit

Red, white and blue: Jocelyn Alo, Giselle Juarez, and Shannon Saile posed for photos together at the event


Red, white and blue: Jocelyn Alo, Giselle Juarez, and Shannon Saile posed for photos together at the event

White hot: Jocelyn Alo wore a white dress and clear shoes 


Football quarterback Justin Herbert, 23, wore a navy suit, light blue button-down and brown loafers

Unlike her older sibling, 19, who styled her dark hair in a sleek updo, Charli, 17, opted for some glamorous loose curls.  

Tracy Morgan looked every inch the doting father as he arrived with his adorable eight-year-old daughter Maven, who wore a white frilly dress and silver flats. 

For the event, the 52-year-old actor looked handsome in a black suit and tie as he soaked in some quality time with his youngest.  


Happy in love: Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Rob Gronkowski and Camille Kostek showed off their silly sides as they playfully posed for photos 

Gorgeous: Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin stunned in gorgeous black dress

Posing away: Aleksander Aamodt Kilde attended with Mikaela


Major bling: Jason Pierre-Paul, who serves as the outside linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, showed off his ’90’ necklace


Hot couple: Jared Butler looked incredible in a blingy black suit as he arrived with his date, who wore a lacey gown

Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Drew Timme, 20, looked dapper in a navy suit at the event


Sporty: UConn Huskies’ Paige Bueckers rocked a pair of studded sneakers with her black dress with a thigh-high slit

Looking sharp: Trumpeter Spencer Ludwig wore all white and silver shoes 


An honor: Tara VanDerveer, the head women’s basketball coach at Stanford University since 1985, wore a glam blazer

He also walked with a cane and wore a foot brace, but it is unknown how he was injured.

Jason Pierre-Paul, who serves as the outside linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, showed off his ’90’ necklace as he made a bold statement in a black and white cheetah suit. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Rob Gronkowski and Camille Kostek, who began dating in 2015, showed off their silly sides as they playfully posed for photos.  

Fun night in the Big Apple: Sabrina Ionescu also attended the event with a guest

Dude Perfect’s Coby Cotton, Cody Jones, Tyler Toney, Garrett Hilbert, and Cory Cotton of Dude Perfect posed together 

Good night: DeAndre Hopkins smiled brightly with his two guests as he sported a burnt orange suit

Pals: Tyler Campbell, Jaime Jaquez Jr., and Johnny Juzang were all in attendance 

Selfie! Kostek snapped a selfie with her man 

Pierre-Paul showed off his wild side in a cheetah suit

Reality stars: The D’Amelio sisters posed for photos with their parents Heidi and Marc D’Amelio

Anthony Mackie hosted the annual international sports award show, which will be broadcast live on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET. 

Former NFL star Vernon Davis served as the voice of the ESPYS as he introduces presenters Kane Brown, DaBaby, Nina Dobrev and more.

Ally Love was at the star-studded event as the behind-the-scenes host. 

Chris Nikic and Maya Moore were honored respectively with the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance and the the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage. 

Eye-catching: Wrestler Sasha Banks rocked a sexy dress, which showed off her toned midriff 

LeSean McCoy wore an Hermes belt, studded black Louboutin shoes and a white blazer 

Winning streak: Zaila Avant-garde, 14, made history as the first African American winner in the bee’s 96-year history on Thursday

Wild side: Soccer player Sarah Fuller ditched her cleats for the night for a pair of open-toed black pumps and a plunging cheetah-print gown with a plunging neckline to accentuate her stunning curves


Blissful: Montez Ford and Bianca Belair looked smitten with each other

Stylish: Derrick Henry, who is the running back for the Tennessee Titans, wore a $6,492 jacket Louis Vuitton jacket and matching trousers 

Happy guy: Vernon Davis shot two peace signs at the camera as he walked down the red carpet


Friendly: Zachary Levi and Kurt Warner posed for pictures together

Tropical: Rosalyn Gold-Onwude rocked a patterned dress that aroused dreams of a tropical vacation


Gronkowski also ceased the opportunity to pose for some solo shots in addition to a few with his model girlfriend 

High spirits: Snowboarder Chloe Kim wore a black sequined minidress as she showed off her tanned and toned legs

Kurt Warner and Brenda Warner appeared happy in love as they walked the red carpet together 

Black tie: 22-year-old Chris Nikic, who is the the first person with Down syndrome to finish an Ironman triathlon, wore a suit and glasses

Celebrating Nikic posed with Tim Tebow after accepting the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance 

Brothers: Basketball brothers Christian and Johnny Juzang arrived together and both sported fitted suits with sneakers 

ESPY Awards 2021 winners

Best Athlete, Men’s Sports

Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – WINNER

Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers 

Nikola Jokić, Denver Nuggets

Lewis Hamilton, F1  

 

Best Athlete, Women’s Sports

Naomi Osaka, tennis – WINNER

Simone Biles, gymnastics

Amanda Nunes, UFC

Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm

 

Best Breakthrough Athlete

Justin Herbert, Los Angeles Chargers

Chase Young, The Washington Football Team

LaMelo Ball, Charlotte Hornets – WINNER 

Crystal Dangerfield, Minnesota Lynx

 

Best Game 

NCAA Men’s Final Four: Gonzaga (93) vs. UCLA (90) – WINNER

NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship – Stanford defeats Arizona 54-53

NFL Week 14: Baltimore Ravens 47, Cleveland Browns 42

NHL Playoffs Game 4: Winnipeg Jets sweep Edmonton Oilers in triple OT 

 

Best College Athlete, Men’s Sports

DeVonta Smith, Alabama Football – WINNER

Luka Garza, Iowa Basketball

Gloire Amanda, Oregon State Soccer

Trevor Lawrence, Clemson Football 

 

Best College Athlete, Women’s Sports

Paige Bueckers, University of Connecticut Basketball – WINNER

Madison Lilley, Kentucky Volleyball

Jaelin Howell, Florida State Soccer

Odicci Alexander, James Madison Softball

 

Best Team

Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL – WINNER

Stanford Cardinal, NCAA Women’s Basketball

Baylor Bears, NCAA Men’s Basketball

Alabama Crimson Tide, NCAA Football

Oklahoma Sooners, NCAA Softball

Seattle Storm, WNBA

Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB

 

Best Record-Breaking Performance

Stanford’s Tara VanDerveer passes Pat Summitt for most wins in NCAA Women’s basketball history (1,099)

DeVonta Smith, Alabama Football – totaled 215 yards, set records for title game catches (12) and touchdown receptions (three)

Phil Mickelson, PGA Championship – oldest winner of major tournament

Russell Westbrook, Washington Wizards – breaks triple-double record with 182 beating out Oscar Robertson who held record for 47 years – WINNER

 

Best International Athlete, Men’s Soccer

Kylan Mbappè, Paris Saint-Germain/French National Team

Lionel Messi, Barcelona/Argentina National Team

Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus/Portugal National Team – WINNER

Mohamed Salah, Liverpool/Egypt National Team 

 

Best International Athlete, Women’s Soccer

Sam Kerr, Chelsea/Australia National Team

Fran Kirby, Chelsea/English National Team

Vivianne Miedema, Arsenal/Netherlands National Team

Sam Mewis, Manchester City/USA National Team – WINNER

 

Best Play (round one brackets)

Match 1 

Kyler Murray Launches Hail Mary to DeAndre Hopkins (11/15/2020) – WINNER

Villanova QB with the TD pass of the year (4/17/21) 

Match 2

Brooklyn Nets with the Play of the Year (5/16/21)

West Texas A&M hits buzzer-beater vs. Lincoln Memorial to advance to DII National Championship Game (3/26/21)

Match 3

Shey Peddy hits buzzer-beater to eliminate WNBA Champs (9/15/20)

Bear River softball player makes astonishing (5/22/21) 

Match 4

DK Metcalf chases down Budda Baker Week 7 vs. Cardinals (10/25/20) 

Mookie Betts double play (06/11/21)

Match 5

Natalia Chavez hits half-court buzzer beater in OT for Volcano Vista’s 5A title win (5/10/21)

Luka Doncic hits game winner vs. Grizzlies (4/14/21)

Match 6

Unseeded Marshall Soccer scores with less than 3 minutes in OT to claim first National Title (5/17/21)

Erin Matson OT goal lifts UNC to third consecutive NCAA field hockey title (5/9/21) 

Match 7

Daryl Watts scores the championship-winning goal in OT as Wisconsin Claims 2nd title in a row (3/20/21)

Simone Biles became the first women in history to land a Yurchenko double pike on vault in competition. (5/22/21)

Match 8

Braves pitcher with unique 1-6-3 play (5/9/21)

Andrew Booth’s one-handed interception (10/3/20)

 

Best NFL Player

Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers – WINNER

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams

Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans

 

Best MLB Player

Josè Abreu, Chicago White Sox

Trevor Bauer, Cincinnati Reds (2020), LA Dodgers (2021)

Corey Seager, Los Angeles Dodgers

Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels – WINNER

 

Best NHL Player

Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers

Andrei Vasilevskiy, Tampa Bay Lightning

Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks – WINNER

 

Best Driver

Scott Dixon, IndyCar

Lewis Hamilton, F1 – WINNER

Chase Elliott, NASCAR

Erica Enders, NHRA

 

Best NBA Player

Luka Dončić, Dallas Mavericks

Nikola Jokić, Denver Nuggets

Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors – WINNER

Chris Paul, Phoenix Suns


Best WNBA Player

A’Ja Wilson, Las Vegas Aces

Arike Ogunbowale, Dallas Wings

Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks (2020) (Chicago Sky 2021)

Breanna Stewart, Seattle Storm – WINNER

 

Best Boxer

Canelo Álvarez

Teófimo López

Claressa Shields

Tyson Fury – WINNER

 

Best MMA Fighter

Amanda Nunes

Khabib Nurmagomedov – WINNER

Rose Namajunas

Francis Ngannou

Best Athlete, Men’s Golf 

Bryson DeChambeau

Dustin Johnson 

Hideki Matsuyama

Phil Mickelson – WINNER

Best Athlete, Women’s Golf

Jin Young Ko

Inbee Park

Sei Young Kim – WINNER

Nelly Korda

Best Athlete, Men’s Tennis

Dominic Thiem

Novak Djokovic – WINNER

Daniil Medvedev

Rafael Nadal

 

Best Athlete, Women’s Tennis

Naomi Osaka – WINNER

Ashleigh Barty

Sofia Kenin

Victoria Azarenka

 

Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports

Marcus Kleveland, Snowboard (NOR)

Yūto Totsuka, Snowboard (JPN)

Gabriel Medina, Surf (BRA) – WINNER

Cooper Webb, Supercross (USA)

 

Best Athlete, Women’s Action Sports 

Chloe Kim, Snowboard (USA) – WINNER

Eileen Gu, Skii (CHN) 

Carissa Moore, Surf (USA)

Zoi Sadowski-Synnott, Snowboard (NZL)

 

Best Jockey

Irad Ortiz

John Velazquez

Flavien Prat

Joel Rosario – WINNER

 

Best Athlete With A Disability, Men’s Sports

Evan Austin, Swim

Jesse Billauer, Surf

Keith Gabel, Snowboard

Chris Nikic, Triathlon – WINNER

 

Best Athlete With A Disability, Women’s Sports

Sam Bosco, Cycle

Oksana Masters, Nordic & Cycle

Becca Murray, Wheelchair Basketball – WINNER

Leanne Smith, Swim

 

Best Bowler

Kyle Troup

François Lavoie

Tom Daugherty – WINNER

Chris Via  

 

Best MLS Player

Alejandro Pozuelo, Toronto FC

Diego Rossi, Los Angeles FC – WINNER

Andre Blake, Philadelphia Union

Lucas Zelarayán, Columbus Crew

 

Best NWSL Player

Rachel Daly, Houston Dash

Kailen Sheridan, NJ/NY Gotham FC

Julie Ertz, Chicago Red Stars – WINNER

Lynn Williams, North Carolina Courage

 

Best WWE Moment (Round One Brackets)

Match 1

Dominik Mysterio makes in ring debut at SummerSlam and father Rey Mysterio is in his corner

Roman Reigns returns to Smackdown and aligns with Paul Heyman (Smackdown 8/28/20)

Match 2

Pat McAfee confronts and punts Adam Cole (NXT 8/5/20)

Goldberg returns to challenge Drew McIntyre for WWE Championship (Royal Rumble)

Match 3

Keith Lee breaks Adam Cole’s record breaking 403-day reign as NXT Champion at The Great American Bash

Sasha Banks and Bianca Belair become first black women to main event – WINNER

Match 4

Edge wins the 2021 Men’s Royal Rumble; becomes the third person ever to win from number one spot

Kevin Owens stuns Logan Paul at Wrestlemania

Match 5

Sasha Banks wins the Smackdown Women’s Championship at Hell In A Cell

Randy Orton sets The Fiend on fire at TLC

Match 6

Undertaker celebrates his 30th Anniversary and gives his final farewell (Survivor Series)

Bobby Lashley wins WWE Championship for the first time (RAW 3/1/21)

Match 7

Bayley turns on Sasha Banks (Smackdown 9/4/20)

Bad Bunny teams with Damian Priest at WrestleMania and performs ‘Bunny Destroyer’ on John Morrison

Match 8

Bianca Belair wins the Women’s Royal Rumble and breaks the record for longest time spent in the Match

The Miz becomes the first 2-time Grand Slam Champion when he cashes in MITB at Elimination 

 

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