THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Sports

When they’re not scoring touchdowns, smackdowns, home runs, or goals, reporting the latest scores or coaching the greats, they take to Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook to connect with thousands (sometimes millions) of fans thanking them for their love and support.

Brand entries using social media in this space can be found in the Best Use of Social Media for Sports Shorty Award.

Nominees

finalist
Abby Wambach
Abby Wambach earned her retirement after winning two gold medals, a FIFA Women’s World Cup champion…
Andy Murray
Andy Murray is the World No. 2 tennis player and reigning Olympic champion from Scotland. With glob…
Brodie Smith
Brodie Smith is “loving life and doing crazy stuff with a frisbee business." He plays for the Chica…
Christina Kim
Christina Kim is a successful female American golfer, currently on the LGPA Tour and the Ladies Eur…
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is not only the most popular male race car driver in history (and ironically onc…
Danica Patrick
Danica Patrick is the most successful female driver in American open-wheel racing and has won the o…
finalist
Lebron James
LeBron James is one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players and social media influencers, whether yo…
Lindsey Vonn
Lindsey Vonn has won four World Cup alpine skiing championships and four super-G races, but made ta…
finalist
Ronda Rousey
Ronda Rousey is the first UFC/Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion and World/Olympic medalist,…
finalist
Serena Williams
Serena Williams has won more than 20 Grand Slam titles and several Olympic medals in tennis. While …
finalist
Shaq
Shaq is one of the most recognizable players in NBA history, both as a player and as a man in the m…
winner
Stephen Curry
Most people know Stephen Curry as the prince point guard of the NBA Championship-winning Warriors, …