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[01/28/11 - 07:14 AM]
Cartoon Network Announces "Hall of Game Awards" Nominees
Drew Brees, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Albert Pujols are up for best male athlete while Danica Patrick, Lindsey Vonn, Michelle Wie and Serena Williams will vie for best female athlete.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Cartoon Network Announces "Hall of Game Awards" Nominees

Sports Awards Show Hosted by Tony Hawk to Air on Cartoon Network Friday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT)

Cartoon Network today announced the categories and nominees for their first-ever sports awards show, Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards (HallofGame.com). From the red carpet, to the never-before-seen stunts and surprises on stage, Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards show, which will air Friday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT), will feature icons from television, film, music and sports, as kids experience an evening of humor and fun at the most raucous and biggest sports awards show ever presented on television.

And the nominees are . . .

He's Got Game
(The award for the best male athlete.)
Drew Brees (NFL)
Kobe Bryant (NBA)
LeBron James (NBA)
Albert Pujols (MLB)

She's Got Game
(The award for the best female athlete.)
Danica Patrick (IndyCar Series/NASCAR)
Lindsey Vonn (Skiing)
Michelle Wie (LPGA)
Serena Williams (Tennis)

Dynamic Duo
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade (NBA)
Michael Smith and Zenyatta (Horse Racing)
Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter (MLB)
Matt Ryan and Tony Gonzalez (NFL)

Alti-Dude
(Top alternative sports high flyer.)
Travis Pastrana (Motocross)
Paul Rodriguez Jr. (Skateboarding)
Ryan Sheckler (Skateboarding)
Shaun White (Snowboarding/Skateboarding)

Amped Up Anthem
(The award for the best sports anthem/song.)
Shakira - "Waka Waka"
Black Eyed Peas - "I Gotta Feeling"
DJ Khaled featuring Ludacris, T-Pain, Rick Ross and Snoop Dogg - "All I Do Is Win"
Kanye West - "Power"

Dance Machine
(The award for the best celebratory dance.)
Jimmie Johnson (NASCAR)
Terrell Owens (NFL)
South African World Cup 2010 Soccer Team
Venus Williams (Tennis)

Best Foes Forever
(The award for the best rivals.)
Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat
New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning

In It To Win It
(The award for the most focused player who comes to win.)
Carl Edwards (NASCAR)
Ray Lewis (NFL)
Amar'e Stoudemire (NBA)
Cliff Lee (MLB)

My Bad
(The award for the best sports blooper.)
Colorado Rockies - Pop-Up Collision
Dallas Cowboys - Hot Potato Lateral
Michael Del Zotto - Hockey Puck Camera Smash
Tim Lincecum - Wild Pitch

All-Pro Class Clown
Dwight Howard (NBA)
Chad Ochocinco (NFL)
A.J. Burnett (MLB)
Shaquille O'Neal (NBA)

Gnarliest Newb
(The award for the top rookie.)
Sam Bradford (NFL)
Blake Griffin (NBA)
Buster Posey (MLB)
Ryan Dungey (Motocross)

Most Awesome Mascot
(Sponsored by Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers.)
Milwaukee Bucks' Bango
Phoenix Suns' Gorilla
Phillie Phanatic
Tennessee Titans' T-Rac

That's How I Roll
(Sponsored by Kids Foot Locker.)
(The award for the most stylish athlete.)
David Beckham (MLS)
Lebron James (NBA)
Troy Polamalu (NFL)
Brian Wilson (MLB)

Super Siblings
Peyton and Eli Manning (NFL)
Serena and Venus Williams (Tennis)
Kurt and Kyle Busch (NASCAR)
Pau and Marc Gasol (NBA)

Best Video Game
Madden NFL 11
NBA 2K11
FIFA Soccer 11
NHL 11

Fanatic Fanstars
(The award for the most passionate fan base.)
San Francisco Giants fans
Green Bay Packers fans
Detroit Red Wings fans
Oakland Raiders fans

Most Viral Player
(The award for the most awesome amateur sports viral clip.)
Dude Perfect amazing basketball shot.
Texas middle school trick football play.
Brian Kownacki flips over catcher to score.
11-year-old dunks.

Voting continues in seven award categories on HallofGame.com and to date the site has already received over 15 million votes. Voting categories and their respective nominees include: "Most Awesome Mascot," sponsored by Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers; "He's Got Game;" "She Got Game;" "That's How I Roll," sponsored by Kids Foot Locker; "Alti-dude;" "Dance Machine;" and "My Bad." Just launched this week, fans can also now cast votes for their favorite athletes on the all-new Hall of Game App. Free to download from the iTunes store, fans can also use the app to add their face to sports photos, customize pictures with Hall of Game graphics and share them with friends via Facebook and Twitter.

Hosted by skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, the Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards is a high-energy, off-the-wall, multi-platform experience that lets viewers vote and honor their favorite sports stars and sports moments of the year. This first-of-its-kind, sports award and entertainment event for kids, is created and produced in association with IMG Media, the production arm of global sports, entertainment and media company, IMG. Veteran, award-winning television and special events producers, Michael Dempsey and Steve Mayer serve as executive producers and The Sports Illustrated Group's SI KIDS franchise is the official media partner.

About Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 99 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

About IMG Media

IMG Media operates from over 30 offices worldwide and distributes content across all forms of media including TV, Audio, Fixed Media, Inflight and Closed Circuit, Broadband and Mobile. IMG Media Production generates 6000 hours of programming, over 200 projects in locations around the world. These include coverage of: New York City Marathon, Masters, PGA Championship, ATP and WTA Tennis, Professional Bull Riding, television and digital production for both Wimbledon and the R and A, Premier League Soccer Productions, Total Rugby for the IRB, Transworld Sport, FIFA Futbol Mondial and FIFA World Cup Preview Series. IMG Media also has produced entertainment specials such as: Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials, World's and Year's Funniest Commercials for TBS, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, and Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular. IMG Media also maintains the world's largest sports archive with more than 250,000 hours of footage.





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