bRees HAuLs off 4 espYs
was the big winner at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, collecting four trophies, including male athlete of the year, late Wednesday.
The New Orleans Saints quarterback from Austin also won best championship performance, NFL player and shared the team award with his Super Bowl champion colleagues.
Brees was chosen male
athlete over Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Jimmie Johnson and Albert Pujols. All but James picked up trophies in other categories.
“I’d also like to thank the Who Dat nation,” Brees said. “We love you.”
Gold medal-winning skier Lindsey Vonn won female athlete of the year honors during the show hosted by “Saturday Night Live” comic Seth Meyers.
Landon Donovan of the U.S. national soccer team picked up three trophies. Meyers worked some jokes about Tiger
Woods’ sex scandal into his monologue. “We all know which free agent is making the most money this summer — Elin
Nordegren,” he said, referring to the golfer’s estranged wife.
“Everyone, give it up for Tiger Woods, if you haven’t already,” Meyers said, drawing one of his biggest laughs.