This is our 3rd annual PG Sports Social Media Awards. We have a lot of great winners making an impact on and off their phones. We add new categories and more sports for our largest award winners yet! We believe these winners have great social media content and for the most part a positive influence. If you have any questions contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, enjoy!
Sports Influencer of the Year
Natasha Cloud - @T_Cloud4
She organized a media blackout to call attention to gun violence after shootings at elementary schools in the DC area & she won the #WNBA championship this year, Tasha!!
John Cena - @JohnCena
He's more than a @WWE
superstar and actor@JohnCena
has granted over 600 wishes for @MakeAWish, the most in company history, congrats John!!
Sports Owner of the Year
Mark Cuban - @mcuban
Not sure many other owners that attend games in casual clothes, make @tiktok_us
with their kids, and works on one of the hottest shows on TV @ABCSharkTank, thanks for being human congrats @mcuban!
Sports Businessperson of the Year
Rich Paul - @RichPaul4
The man behind the scenes, congrats @RichPaul4!
Sports Reporter of the Year
Adrian Wojnarowski - @wojespn
BREAKING: He's got all the info all the time, congrats @wojespn!
Sports Podcast of the Year
LightHarted Podcast - @lighthartedpod
Started in June by NBA player Josh Hart and his business partner Matt Hillman, they have released 25+ episodes featuring top players and businesspeople such as Todd Gurley, A'ja Wilson, Ibrahim Hamad, Todd Groves, & many more, congrats @lighthartedpod!
Sports Fan of the Year
Nav Bhatia - @superfan_nav
You definitely saw him around, he does more than just support the @Raptors, recently helped a Canadian teen with cancer meet LeBron James, congrats @superfan_nav!
Sports YouTuber of the Year
Flemlo Raps - @FlemLoRaps
Where they been? @FlemLoRaps
will tell you what's good in less time than your favorite TV show via @YouTube!
Sports Comeback of the Year
Brooks Melchior - @SportsbyBrooks
Went ghost for 5 years on Twitter and came back strong, congrats @SportsbyBrooks!
Sports Foundation of the Year
Anthony Ireland's AI3 Leadership Academy - @AIreland3LA - @AI3LeaderLLC
He's all about the #MoreThanAnAthlete movement with his foundation going into its 6th year he knows consistency is key, congrats @AIreland3LA - @AI3LeaderLLC! #TMC
Most Talked About of the Year
Antonio Brown - @AB84
Love him or hate him he's been in the media all year, congrats @AB84!
Rising Social Media Sports Stars (25 or younger)
Clint Frazier / @clintfrazier
CLEAT FRAZIER had the fire all season long breaking the internet with his sneakers that he turned into cleats, congrats @clintfrazier!
Diamond DeShields / @diamonddoesit1
Her name says it all, she's the next superstar of #WNBA, congrats @diamonddoesit1!
Baseball - Trevor Bauer / @BauerOutage
Co-founding his own media company @Watch_Momentum
and tweeting whatever he wants, @MLB
player Trevor Bauer is changing the game, congrats @BauerOutage!
Football - Brandon Copeland / @bcope51
He teaches at #UPenn in the offseason, he's showing athletes how to be smarter with their money, and he plays in the #NFL, congrats @bcope51!
Basketball - Josh Hart / @joshhart
Gamer, podcaster, investor, entrepreneur, and an NBA basketball player, congrats @joshhart!
Hockey - Tyler Seguin / @tseguinofficial
He has his own foundation, clothing brand, and does his own stunts, congrats @tseguinofficial!
Soccer - Quincy Amarikwa / @QuincyAmarikwa
Besides being in your head he has an amazing growing brand @Perfect_Soccer_, congrats @QuincyAmarikwa!
Boxing - Deontay Wilder / @BronzeBomber
BOMB SQUADDDDD, one of the most entertaining athletes, congrats @BronzeBomber!
MMA - Luis Pena / @violentbobross
Best hair in the game and always interacting with his supporters, congrats @violentbobross!
Tennis - Rafael Nadal / @RafaelNadal
A #tennis goat, that's all, congrats @RafaelNadal!
Lacrosse - Greg Gurenlian / @GregBeast32
BEAST content for years and years, congrats @GregBeast32!
Golf - John Daly / @PGA_JohnDaly
Electric style on the course, congrats @PGA_JohnDaly!
Racing - Joey Logano / @JoeyLogano
Winning on and off the racetrack @JoeyLogano
created the @JoeyLoganoFDN
that offers second chances to children during times of crisis and works to inspire others to do the same, congrats!
Skateboarding - Nyjah Huston / @Nyjah
He's been in the skateboarding spotlight for a while but he's still crushing it and he's only 25, congrats @Nyjah!
Track & Field - Hunter Woodhall / @hunterwoodhall
Defying the odds and becoming the 1st double amputee to earn an NCAA Division I scholarship and we see him Tik Toking, congrats @hunterwoodhall!
Fitness - The Lost Breed / @AntLugo25 & @jlev860
Talk about extreme workouts #TheLostBreed provides all the content you need, congrats @AntLugo25 & @jlev860!
E-Sports - FaZe Temperrr / @Temperrr
FaZe Up one of the founders of @FaZeClan, congrats @Temperrr!
Wrestling - Roman Reigns / @WWERomanReigns
superstar turned his cancer diagnosis into a positive inspiring all, congrats @WWERomanReigns!
Softball - Jennie Finch / @JennieFinch
She's a living legend, always growing the game, and giving back, congrats @JennieFinch!
Football - Toni Harris / @ToniHarris
She is the first female to receive a full college football scholarship as a non-specialist, and the second woman to ever play football on scholarship, congrats @ToniHarris!
Women’s Basketball - Sydney Colson /@SydJColson
LADY ACESSSS, she turns up the team, makes dreams come true, and puts out great content, congrats @SydJColson
Women’s Hockey - Madison Packer / @madison_packer_
Always helping to grow the @NWHL and her off the ice philanthropy work doesn't go unnoticed, congrats @madison_packer_!
Women’s Soccer - Megan Rapinoe / @mPinoe
All she does is win win win no matter what, congrats @mPinoe!
Women’s Boxing - Katie Taylor / @KatieTaylor
One of the best in the world and she has killer content, congrats @KatieTaylor!
Women’s MMA - Paige VanZant / @paigevanzant
Social media endorsements > fighting in the octagon, congrats @paigevanzant!
Women’s Tennis - Cori "Coco" Gauff / @CocoGauff
She was trending all summer, congrats @CocoGauff!
Women’s Lacrosse - Dempsey Arsenault / @_Demps
A future star in the @prowomenslax, congrats @_Demps!
Women’s Golf - Lexi Thompson / @Lexi
Just a girl out living her dream golfing and she has endorsements on endorsements, congrats @Lexi!
Racing - Jennifer Jo Cobb / @JenJoCobb
Talk about OG's, she's been racing for over 25 years, congrats @JenJoCobb!
Women’s Skateboarding - Lizzie Armanto / @LizzieArmanto
Shredding it on and off the internet, congrats @LizzieArmanto!
Women's Track & Field - Sydney McLaughlin / @GoSydGo
Only 20 years old shes already excelling winning a gold medal at the world championships and has notable sponsorship deals, congrats @GoSydGo!
Women's Fitness - Callie Bundy / @CallieBundy
She's a pure athlete, congrats @CallieBundy!
E-Sports - Renee / @Renee
#eSports is slept on but we see @Renee
killing it with great content and major sponsors, congrats!
Wrestling - Stephanie McMahon / @StephMcMahon
BOSS WOMEN, she's been doing it for years, congrats @WWE's @StephMcMahon!
CJ Beatty / @cjbeatty44
Motivating the youth with advice, speeches, and songs, congrats @cjbeatty44!
Meredith Marakovits / @M_Marakovits
Almost a decade at the @YESNetwork covering the @Yankees, congrats @M_Marakovits!
Hakeem Valles / @HakValles80
Showing athletes that this is LIFE after SPORTS, congrats @HakValles80!
Jen Welter / @jwelter47
Busting down doors for women in football, congrats @jwelter47!
Laurence Marsach / @overtime @LMarsach
He's all over the place and everyone knows him, congrats @overtime @LMarsach! #OvertimeLarry
Briana Green / @BrianaGreen011
Only the 15th woman of the @Globies and dope social content, congrats @BrianaGreen011!
Howard Megdal / @howardmegdal
The Editor-in-Chief, @HighPostHoops, congrats @howardmegdal!
Arielle Chambers / @ariivory
"The #WNBA is SOOO IMPORTANT" One of the biggest, probably the biggest supporter of women's basketball, congrats @ariivory!
Ryan Whitney / @ryanwhitney6
Double duty on @NHLNetwork and one-fourth of the @spittinchiclets podcast team by @barstoolsports, congrats @ryanwhitney6!
AJ Mleczko / @AJMleczko
Olympic gold medalist and now #hockey commentator for the @NBCSports, congrats @AJMleczko!
Big John McCarthy / @JohnMcCarthyMMA
He might be one of the most famous #MMA personalities in the world, congrats to @BellatorMMA's @JohnMcCarthyMMA!
Laura Sanko / @laura_sanko
It's nice when the reporter is a former pro and has stepped into the octagon, congrats @laura_sanko!
Steve Farhood / @SteveFarhood
If you know #boxing you know this Hall of Famer, congrats @SteveFarhood!
Jordan Plant / @JordanPlant_
Making a name for herself at @premierboxing, congrats @JordanPlant_!
Aaron West / @oeste
Soccer is growing and growing and Aaron West (@oeste) is crushing over at @brfootball!
Yael Averbuch-West / @Yael_Averbuch
App founder (@technefutbol) and executive director for @nwsl_players, @Yael_Averbuch
paving the way for soccer!
Mike Rabil / @MichaelRabil
Co-foundering the @PremierLacrosse league @MichaelRabil
had a killer year, congrats Mike!
Cathy Reese / @cathyreese5
5 National Championships as coach and 4 as a player at @MarylandWLax, congrats @cathyreese5!