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What 2 Watch 4: The 18th Annual ESPYs

Kobe Bryant/Landon Donovan/Drew Brees

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The stars are all coming out for the 18th annual ESPYs, which will be hosted by Seth Meyers and will take place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles tonight. The show will be televised live for the first time since 2003. Below is a list of some of tonight's categories and the nominees. For a complete list click here. Coverage of the ESPYs begins with SportsCenter at 6:00 pm ET, continues with the 2010 ESPY's Countdown at 7:00 pm ET, and the show begins at 9:00 pm ET, all coverage on ESPN.

BEST COACH/MANAGER

Geno Auriemma, Connecticut women's basketball

Joe Girardi, New York Yankees

Phil Jackson, Los Angeles Lakers

Mike Krzyzewski, Duke men's basketball

Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints

Nick Saban, Alabama football

BEST MALE ATHLETE

Drew Brees, NFL

Kobe Bryant, NBA

LeBron James, NBA

Jimmie Johnson, NASCAR

Albert Pujols, MLB

BEST FEMALE ATHLETE

Maya Moore, NCAA basketball

Diana Taurasi, WNBA

Lindsey Vonn, skiing

Serena Williams, tennis

BEST CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCE

Drew Brees, Super Bowl XLIV

Anthony Johnson, Big Sky Conference Championship

Michael Phelps, World Swimming Championships

Shaun White, Winter Olympics

BEST GAME

Twins beat Tigers in extra innings (AL Central one-game tiebreak)

Canada edges USA in Olympic hockey championship game in overtime

Duke gets past Butler in men's NCAA basketball championship

BEST TEAM

Crimson Tide football

Chicago Blackhawks

Connecticut Huskies women's basketball

Los Angeles Lakers

New Orleans Saints

New York Yankees

Note: The Elias Sports Bureau and ESPN Stats and Information group contributed to this report.