Friday, July 31, 2015

Eagles win over Giants gets ESPY nom

The nominations for the ESPY awards came out this morning, with Philadelphia represented in several categories.

Eagles win over Giants gets ESPY nom

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DeSean Jackson capped off an Eagles victory over the Giants with a punt return for a touchdown. (Ron Cortes / Staff file photo)
DeSean Jackson capped off an Eagles victory over the Giants with a punt return for a touchdown. (Ron Cortes / Staff file photo)

The nominations for the ESPY awards came out this morning, with Philadelphia represented in several categories.

The Eagles' fantastic come-from-behind victory over the Giants, capped by DeSean Jackson's punt return, is among the nominees for Best Game.

Auburn over Alabama in the Iron Bowl, Butler over top-seed Pittsburgh in the NCAA Tournament and Oklahoma City's 3-overtime epic over Memphis in the NBA playoffs are the other nominees.

Roy Halladay's no-hitter in the playoffs over the Reds is among three choices for Best Moment. The others are Trevor Bayne's win at the Daytona 500 and the compelling story of the Fennville High School basketball team.

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Halladay is also nominated for Best MLB Player, along with Jose Bautista, Josh Hamilton, Felix Hernandez and Joey Votto.

Bernard Hopkins heads the list of Best Fighter nomimees, along with Jon "Bones" Jones, Sergio Martinez, Manny Pacquaio and George St. Pierre. The ESPYs combine boxing and MMA into one category.

And Bill O'Neill, from Southhampton, Pa., is among the nominees for Best Bowler, joining Chris Barnes, Jason Belmonte and Mike Koivuneimi.

The ESPYs air July 13 at 9 p.m.

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