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Today ESPN announced the roster of sponsors for The 2019 ESPYS Presented by Capital One. Acclaimed actor and comedian Tracy Morgan will host this year’s show, which will once again feature a star-studded lineup of celebrities and athletes recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances. The event will be broadcast live on ABC Wednesday, July 10, at 8 p.m. ET from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Capital One returns as the presenting sponsor of the show and will award the Capital One Cup, given annually at The ESPYS to the best men’s and women’s Division I college athletic programs in the country. Along with the trophy, the programs that earn the top spot receive a combined $400,000 in student-athlete scholarships.
First-time associate sponsor MassMutual for the Pat Tillman Award for Service joins returning associate sponsors that include Cadillac for the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage, Century 21 Real Estate for the Best Breakthrough Athlete Award and Red Carpet Sky Cam, Coors Light as the presenter of the official ESPYS Post Party, Dove Men+Care highlighting the Sports Humanitarian of the Year on the red carpet and during the show, Gatorade highlighting the prestigious Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year program – recognizing the nation’s most elite high school athletes – and Hotels.com featuring an interview with Captain Obvious on the red carpet.
Sponsorship benefits and hospitality opportunities include various media components across ESPN platforms, including ESPN, ESPN.com, the ESPN app and ESPN across social platforms. Sponsors also participate in the ESPYS Celebrity Golf Classic presented by Capital One, benefiting the V Foundation for Cancer Research.
About The 2019 ESPYS
The 2019 ESPYS Presented by Capital One will be hosted by acclaimed actor and comedian Tracy Morgan. Morgan, who currently stars on the critically acclaimed The Last O.G., will be joined by top celebrities from sports and entertainment to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments, and saluting the leading performers and performances. The ESPYS will be broadcast live on ABC on Wednesday, July 10, at 8 p.m. ET from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The ESPYS honor ESPN’s commitment to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a partnership launched with the late Jim Valvano at the inaugural ESPYS in 1993. Follow The 2019 ESPYS on Twitter @ESPYS.