LeBron James, Adrian Peterson Headlines 2013 ESPY Nominees

By Staff  |  06/27/2013

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With the 2013 ESPYs coming in July, the nominees have been announced for upcoming, annual sports awards show.

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, LeBron James of the Heat, Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings and Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps are up for Best Male Athlete.

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin, Baylor and Phoenix Mercury women's basketball star Brittney Griner and tennis player Serena Williams will vie for the Best Female Athlete.

Up for best championship performance is Joe Flacco in the Super Bowl, James in the NBA Finals, Brad Keselowski in the Sprint Cup chase, and Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants in the World Series.

Best Team noms are the Alabama football team, the Baltimore Ravens, the Chicago Blackhawks, the Miami Heat, the San Francisco Giants, the Oklahoma women's softball team and the U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team.

Announced Thursday (June 20), the 2013 ESPYS will take place on July 17 and will be aired on ESPN at 9 pm ET.

For more info, visit ESPN.go.com/ESPYS.