ESPY Awards Fashion

Athletes and celebrity presenters stepped out Wednesday in bold footwear looks.

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Maria Sharapova

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Wednesday’s ESPY Awards, presented by ESPN, weren’t all about sports highlights — footwear had its moments, too.

Maria Sharapova took home the award for Best Female Tennis Player and stepped onstage in a sparkly style by Jimmy Choo.

“New Girl” actress Zooey Deschanel also was on hand to show her support for the sports industry, donning gold platform stilettos by Sergio Rossi.

Meanwhile, Reebok collaborator Swizz Beatz chose to rock the brand’s Pump Twilight Zone Snake sneaker.

Other big winners for the night included LeBron James, who walked away with Best Male Athlete of the Year and Best Team for the Miami Heat.

And first-season New York Jets player Tim Tebow presented the Breakthrough Athlete of the Year Award to New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin, alongside actress Jessica Biel, who sported a neon platform look by Nicholas Kirkwood for Roksanda Ilincic.

The ceremony, hosted by “The Hangover” and “21 Jump Street” actor Rob Riggle, was held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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