espy espy  /ˈɛ spi/

Definition(s):

  • (v) catch sight of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Off Sri Lanka's palm-fringed south coast one can espy perhaps the island's strangest sightstilt fishermen.

News

  1. Anderson Silva, Jon Jones nominated for Best Fighter ESPY Award

    ESPN began handing out the ESPY Awards in 1993, which is the same year that the UFC hosted its first event. In the 20 years since, not a single mixed martial artist has ever won an award. In 2013, the sport has two chances to change that. Both Anderson Silva and Jon Jones were nominated in the "Best Fighter" category. Boxers Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia are their ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. BBAO: ESPY nominations are out

    We're Black and Blue All Over: The annual ESPY awards, held July 17 and hosted by Jon Hamm, will have plenty of NFC North connections. The nominees include Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson for Best Male Athlete. Peterson was also nominated for Best NFL Player along with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson. Finally, Johnson was nominated ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  3. Lynx Guard Lindsay Whalen Nominated For ESPY

    The ESPY Awards are hosted by ESPN ever year and stand for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly. Whalen, a Hutchinson, Minn., native, has been nominated for this year’s Best WNBA Player.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: CBS Minnesota

Quotes

  1. "I'm so honored the fans voted for me," Johnson said. "There were so many great drivers nominated, and I'm humbled that I was chosen for the ESPY. It was definitely a team effort, and my guys are the best in the garage."
    on Jul 16, 2008 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "A lot of great memories are coming back to me. I had a fantastic time last year," Sorenstam said in a taped acceptance. "There are so many great athletes in the world out there and to receive another ESPY is beyond my dreams."
    on Jul 12, 2006 By: Annika Sörenstam Source: USA Today

  3. "Winning an ESPY is an honor," Gordon said. "It's one of the most prestigious awards in sports. It's a credit to how the No. 24 DuPont team performed over the last year. Hopefully we can continue to have success through the end of this season...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Jeff Gordon Source: SportingNews.com

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