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Cast your ESPY vote: Best Male Athlete  

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Lance Armstrong, cyclist winner
Credentials: Broke record with his sixth straight Tour De France victory.

Past ESPYs: 2003, 2004 Best Male Athlete, 2000 Best Comeback Athlete.

Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts
Credentials: Most Valuable Player of 2004 NFL season. Recorded a record 49 touchdown passes. Threw for 4,557 yards and only 10 interceptions.
Past ESPYs: 1998 Best College Football Player; 2004 Best NFL Player

Bode Miller, U.S. Ski Team
Credentials: First American to win World Cup overall championship in 22 years. Second man in history to win races in Slalom, Giant slalom, Super G, and Downhill in the same season.

Past ESPYs: None

Michael Phelps, U.S. Swim Team
Credentials: Won a record-tying eight medals at the Summer Olympics, including six gold.

Past ESPYs: None

Vijay Singh, professional golfer
Credentials: Nine tournament titles in 2004, including the PGA Championship. Compiled a record $10 million in earnings and held the world No. 1 ranking.

Past ESPYs: None


past winners
'04 Lance Armstrong

'03 Lance Armstrong

'02 Tiger Woods

'01 Tiger Woods

'00 Tiger Woods

'99 Mark McGwire

'98 Ken Griffey Jr. and Tiger Woods

'97 Michael Johnson

'96 Cal Ripken

'95 Steve Young

'94 Barry Bonds

'93 Michael Jordan

The ESPYs will be televised on ESPN and ESPN Deportes on July 17 at 9 p.m. ET, preceded by the ESPY Red Carpet Special on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. ET.


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