2015 ESPY Awards: Celebrating the past winners

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The sports world gets the award ceremony treatment on July 15, when ESPN puts on the 2015 ESPY Awards, celebrating the best athletes, teams, moments and more from the preceding 12 months.

Let's take a look at past winners ...

Outstanding Team winners

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1992 Dallas Cowboys

(AP Photo/Atsushi Tsukada)

1993 Toronto Blue Jays

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

1994 New York Rangers

(AP Photo/Ron Frehm)

1995 UConn women's basketball

(photo by Bob Stowell/Getty Images)

1996 New York Yankees

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

1997 Denver Broncos

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

1998 New York Yankees

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

1999 United States women's national soccer team

(AP Photo/Michael Caulfield, File)

2000 New York Yankees

(AP Photo/Amy Sancetta )

2000 Oklahoma Sooners

(Photo by Elsa/ALLSPORT via Getty)

2001-2002 Los Angeles Lakers

(AP Photo/Mark Terrill)

2002 Anaheim Angels 

(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

2003-2004 Detroit Pistons

(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

2004 Boston Red Sox

(AP Photo/Al Behrman)

2005 Pittsburgh Steelers

(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

2006 Indianapolis Colts

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

2007-2008 Boston Celtics

(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

2008-2009 Los Angeles Lakers

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

2009 New Orleans Saints

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

2010-2011 Dallas Mavericks

(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

2011-2012 and 2012-2013 Miami Heat

(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

2013 Seattle Seahawks

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Best Female Athlete winners

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1993 - Monica Seles

(Photo credit should read DAVID CALLOW/AFP/Getty Images)

1994 - Julie Krone

(AP Photo/Rob Carr)

1995 - Bonnie Blair

(Photo credit should read BRIAN BAHR/AFP/Getty Images)

1996 - Rebecca Lobo

(Photo by Simon Bruty/ALLSPORT via Getty)

1997 - Amy Van Dyken

(Photo by Todd Warshaw via Getty)

1998 - Mia Hamm

(AP Photo/Don Heupel)

1999 - Chamique Holdsclaw

(AP Photo/Doug Mills)

 2000 - Mia Hamm

(Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

2001 - Marion Jones

(Photo credit should read GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

2002 - Venus Williams

(Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

2003 - Serena Williams

(AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

2004 - Diana Taurasi

(Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

2005 and 2006 - Annika Sorenstam

(Photo by Steve Grayson/Getty Images)

2007 - Taryne Mowatt

(AP Photo)

2008 - Candace Parker

(AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

2009 - Nastia Liukin

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

2010 and 2011 - Lindsey Vonn

(Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

2012 - Brittney Griner

(Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

2013 - Serena Williams

(Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

2014 - Ronda Rousey

(Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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Best Male Athlete winners

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1993 - Michael Jordan

(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

1994 - Barry Bonds

(Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)

1995 - Steve Young

(Photo credit should read MONICA DAVEY/AFP/Getty Images)

1996 - Cal Ripken, Jr.

(Photo credit should read PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

1997 - Michael Johnson

(AP Photo/Doug Mills)

1998 (1 of 2) - Tiger Woods

(AP Photo/Louisa Buller)

1998 (2 of 2) - Ken Griffey, Jr.

(Photo by Al Bello /Allsport via Getty)

1999 - Mark McGwire

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

2000, 2001, and 2002 - Tiger Woods

(AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 - Lance Armstrong

(AP Photo/ Matt Houston)

2007 - LaDainian Tomlinson 

(AP Photo/John Russell)

2008 - Tiger Woods

(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

2009 - Michael Phelps

(AP Photo/Jon Super)

2010 - Drew Brees

(AP Photo/Rob Carr)

2011 - Dirk Nowitzki

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

2012 and 2013 - LeBron James

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

2014 - Kevin Durant

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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Arthur Ashe Award recipients

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1993

Jim Valvano, college basketball coach 

(AP Photo/Jack Smith)

1994

Steve Palermo, MLB umpire 

(AP Photo)

1995

Howard Cosell, Sports Journalist 

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

1996

Loretta Claiborne, Speaker and Special Olympian 

(Manchul Kim/AP Images for Special Olympics)

1997

Muhammad Ali, Boxer

(AP Photo/John Rooney, File)

1998

Dean Smith, college basketball coach 

(AP Photo)

1999

Billie Jean King, tennis player 

(AP Photo)

2000

William "Dave" Sanders (posthumously) the Columbine High School coach and teacher who died while trying to save students' lives during the murderous rampage at the Colorado school.

(AP Photo/Laura Rauch)

2001

Cathy Freeman, Olympic sprinter

(AP Photo/Laura Rauch)

2002

Alice Hoglan, Lyz Glick, Deena Burnett, and Lisa Beamer accept ESPY's Arthur Ashe Courage Award on behalf of Mark Bingham, Jeremy Glick, Tom Burnett, and Todd Beamer, four passengers who died on Flight 93 during the Sept. 11 attacks. They all had sports backgrounds.

(Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)

2003

Richard Tillman accepting the Arthur Ashe Award for his brothers, Pat and Kevin Tillman

(Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage for ESPN)

2004

George Weah, soccer player

(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

2005

Jim MacLaren and Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

MacLaren, a marathoner, Ironman triathlete and motivational speaker, survived two serious accidents where he lost a leg and became a partial quadriplegic. Yeboah, born with a severely deformed right leg, has dedicated his life to changing the perceptions of the disabled in his homeland of Ghana.

(AP Photo/Mark Terrill)

2006

Roia Noor Ahman and Shamila Kohestani

(Photo by J. Strauss/FilmMagic)

2007

Dave Cullen and Trevor Ringland, Irish athletes of PeacePlayers International 

(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

2008

Tommie Smith and John Carlos, Olympians 

(AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

2009

Nelson Mandela 

(AP Photo/Theana Calitz-Bilt, Pool, File)

2010

Ed Thomas

Local residents walk past a photo of Aplington-Parkersburg High School football coach Ed Thomas before a vigil Wednesday, June 24, 2009, in Parkersburg, Iowa. A gunman shot Thomas in the school's weight room. 

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

2011

Dewey Bozella, boxer

(AP Photo/Jae Hong)

2012

Tennessee head coach emeritus Pat Summitt  

(AP Photo/Wade Payne)

2013

Robin Roberts

 (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

2014

Michael Sam 

(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

2015

Caitlyn Jenner

(Photo by NCP/Star Max/GC Images)

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Best NBA Player winners

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1993 - Michael Jordan

(AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

1994 - Charles Barkley

(AP Photo/Jeff Robbins)

1995 and 1996 - Hakeem Olajuwon 

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

1997, 1998 and 1999 - Michael Jordan

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

2000 - Tim Duncan

(Photo credit should read MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)

2001 and 2002 - Shaquille O'Neal

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

2003 - Tim Duncan

(Photo by: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

2004 - Kevin Garnett

(AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

2005 - Steve Nash

(AP Photo/Matt York)

2006 - Dwyane Wade

(AP Photo/Gregory Smith)

2007 - Kobe Bryant

(Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

2008 - Kobe Bryant

(Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

2009 - LeBron James

(AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

2010 - Kobe Bryant

(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

2011 - Dirk Nowitzki

(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

2012 and 2013 - LeBron James

(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

2014 - Kevin Durant

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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Best MLB Player winners

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1993 - Dennis Eckersley

(Photo by Otto Greule /Allsport/Getty Images)

1994 - Barry Bonds

(Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

1995 - Jeff Bagwell

(Photo by: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

1996 - Greg Maddux

(Photo credit should read JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

1997 - Ken Caminiti

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1998 - Larry Walker

(Photo by Brian Bahr /Allsport/Getty)

1999 - Mark McGwire

(AP Photo/Mary Butkus)

2000 and 2001 - Pedro Martinez

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel /Allsport/Getty)

2002, 2003 and 2004 - Barry Bonds

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2005 and 2006 - Albert Pujols

(AP Photo/Kyle Ericson)

2007 - Derek Jeter

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

2008 - Alex Rodriguez

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

2009 and 2010 - Albert Pujols

(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

2011 - Roy Halladay

(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

2012 - Josh Hamilton

(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

2013 and 2014 - Miguel Cabrera

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Best NFL Player winners

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1993 and 1994 - Emmit Smith

(AP Photo/Linda Kaye)

1995 - Barry Sanders

(AP Photo/Roberto Borea)

1996 and 1997 - Brett Favre

(AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

1998 - Barry Sanders

(Photo credit should read MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

1999 - Terrell Davis

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

2000 - Kurt Warner

(Photo credit should read TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

2001 and 2002 - Marshall Faulk

(AP Photo/Ben Margot)

2003 - Michael Vick

(AP Photo/Scott Audette)

2004 and 2005 - Peyton Manning

(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

2006 - Shaun Alexander

(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

2007 - LaDainian Tomlinson

(Photo by Rob Tringali/Sportschrome/Getty Images)

2008 - Tom Brady

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

2009 - Larry Fitzgerald

(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

2010 - Drew Brees

(AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

2011 and 2012 - Aaron Rodgers

(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

2013 - Adrian Peterson

(AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

2014 - Peyton Manning

(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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Best NHL Player winners

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1993 and 1994 - Mario Lemieux

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1995 - Mark Messier

(AP Photo/Ron Frehm)

1996 - Eric Lindros

(Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images)

1997 - Joe Sakic

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

1998 - Mario Lemieux

(AP Photo/George Widman)

1999 and 2000 - Dominik Hasek

(AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

2001 - Chris Pronger

(Photo by Sporting News/Sporting News via Getty Images)

2002 - Jarome Iginla

(Photo by Robert LaBerge/Getty Images/NHLI)

2003 - Jean-Sebastien Giguere

(Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images/NHLI)

2004 - Jarome Iginla

(Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

2006 - Jaromir Jagr

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2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 - Sidney Crosby

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

2011 - Tim Thomas

(Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)

2012 - Jonathan Quick

(AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

2013 and 2014 - Sidney Crosby

(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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