Griner, RG3 Take Home ESPY Awards

LOS ANGELES (July 11, 2012) -- Baylor basketball star Brittney Griner won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday, including female athlete of the year in which she beat out French Open champion Maria Sharapova, skier Lindsay Vonn and soccer player Abby Wambach.

Earlier, Griner took home the best female college athlete award.

Former Baylor signal caller Robert Griffin III joined Griner as a college athlete winner, taking home the best male college athlete ESPY.

LeBron James was the big winner at the ESPY Awards, collecting three trophies including male athlete of the year for helping the Miami Heat win the NBA championship.

James wasn't on hand for the 20th annual show celebrating the year's best athletes and moments in sports. He was in Las Vegas with the rest of the U.S. national team preparing for the London Olympics.

James also won in the championship performance and NBA player categories. He shared in the best team award.

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