30 Dec PG Sports Social Media Awards 2019
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
Sports Owner of the Year
Mark Cuban – @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
Sports YouTuber of the Year
Flemlo Raps – @FlemLoRaps
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
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
Baseball – Trevor Bauer / @BauerOutage
Football – Brandon Copeland / @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
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
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
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!
E-Sports – FaZe Temperrr / @Temperrr
Wrestling – Roman Reigns / @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_
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
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
Wrestling – Stephanie McMahon / @StephMcMahon
CJ Beatty / @cjbeatty44
Motivating the youth with advice, speeches, and songs, congrats @cjbeatty44!
Meredith Marakovits / @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!
Briana Green / @BrianaGreen011
Howard Megdal / @howardmegdal
Arielle Chambers / @ariivory
Ryan Whitney / @ryanwhitney6
AJ Mleczko / @AJMleczko
Big John McCarthy / @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
Jordan Plant / @JordanPlant_
Aaron West / @oeste
Yael Averbuch-West / @Yael_Averbuch
Mike Rabil / @MichaelRabil
Cathy Reese / @cathyreese5