2009: Athletes and Teams of the Year

Updated: May 29, 2009, 11:48 AM ET
ESPN RISE Magazine

ESPN RISE Magazine honors the top individual athletes and teams in each of the magazine's 25 regions. Disagree with our picks? Vote for your favorite players and teams on our SportsNation poll pages.

Arizona: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Atlanta: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Bay Area: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Boston: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Central Florida: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Chicago: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Cincinnati: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Colorado: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Dallas/Ft. Worth: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Detroit: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Houston: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Indiana: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Los Angeles: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Minnesota: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

New Jersey: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

New York: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Northeast Ohio: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Oregon: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Philadelphia: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Pittsburgh: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

San Antonio/Austin: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Seattle: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

South Florida: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

St. Louis: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!

Washington D.C.: Athletes / Teams / SportsNation: Vote!