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Vail’s Vonn wins ESPY for female athlete of year

Beth Harris
AP Sports Writer
Vail, CO Colorado

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LOS ANGELES – Lindsey Vonn won two ESPY Awards on Wednesda

Drew Brees is the big winner at the ESPY Awards, collecting four trophies, including male athlete of the year.

The New Orleans Saints quarterback also won best championship performance, NFL player and shared the team award with his Super Bowl champion colleagues.

Skier Lindsey Vonn won female athlete of the year honors Wednesday night at the show hosted by “Saturday Night Live” comic Seth Meyers and aired live on ESPN from the Nokia Theatre.

Vonn was also chosen best female Olympian.

Landon Donovan of the U.S. national soccer team picked up three trophies, for best moment in a World Cup game against Algeria, best MLS player and the performance under pressure award.