Danica Patrick will host The 2018 ESPYS Presented by Capital One on ABC, WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 (8:00–11:00 p.m. EDT). Top celebrities from sports and entertainment commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major achievements, reliving unforgettable moments, and saluting the leading performers and performances. Watch live on the ABC app from your smartphone and tablet (iOS and Android), computer on ABC.com and connected devices (Roku, AppleTV and Amazon Fire TV). Just sign in, select your TV provider and WATCH! Go to the menu and select "LIVE" to sign in, select your TV provider and WATCH! SIGN IN NOW to WATCH the ESPYS Online!
Sexual abuse survivors who spoke out against former team doctor to receive Arthur Ashe Courage Award at 'The 2018 ESPYS.' In recent months, hundreds of athletes have spoken in court about the extensive abuse suffered at the hands of the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor, who was trusted and supported for decades. Their strength and resolve in speaking out have brought the darkness of sexual abuse to light and inspired many others to speak up about their own experiences. In recognition of their undisputed bravery, they will be honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award
Hall of Famer Jim Kelly to Receive Jimmy V Award for Perseverance. Kelly, who led the Bills to four straight AFC championships, was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in his jaw in 2013. Over the past five years since his diagnosis, Kelly has embodied the definition of perseverance with his spirit and fearless attitude. He will accept the Jimmy V Perseverance Award sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb.
U.S. Marines Sergeant Jake Wood, co-Founder and CEO of Team Rubicon, will receive the Pat Tillman Award for Service. Jake Wood was a freshman offensive lineman with the Wisconsin Badgers when the Twin Towers fell on September 11, 2001. Inspired by the first responders who risked their lives while trying to help others, and by former Arizona Cardinal Pat Tillman's selfless sacrifice, Wood joined the United States Marine Corps. He was eventually promoted to sergeant and served four years in Iraq and Afghanistan, deployed as a scout sniper. Wood earned the Navy-Marine Commendation Medal during his time of service; and since being honorably discharged from the Marines in 2009, Wood has committed to advocating for veterans in the United States. He has actively lobbied Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama on veteran transition and disaster response, and has testified before a Senate committee on improving mental health services for veterans. For his dedication to serving others, Wood will receive the Pat Tillman Award for Service sponsored by Bonobos.
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