How the ESPYS played out on Twitter

Last night’s ESPYs – ESPN’s annual sports award show – aired for the first time on ABC. The move was a vote of confidence from Disney higher-ups that the show has moved from niche to mainstream; also, in a TV world dominated by time-shifting, live award shows tend to perform quite well.

For sports fans and pop culture fans, the show didn’t disappoint. The highlight of the night was Caitlin Jenner accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, and Jenner was the most-discussed celebrity on Twitter. Still, there were enough other tweet-worthy moments to rank Jenner’s award acceptance only fourth among them.

Below, additional Twitter highlights from the show:

Most discussed celebrities of the night:

Caitlyn Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner)

Leah Still

Ronda Rousey (@RondaRousey)

Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather)

Devon Still (@Dev_Still71)

Most tweeted-about conversations of the night:

Leah Still sends a message to the audience after accepting Jimmy V. Perseverance Award

Odell Beckham Jr accepts award for Play of the Year

Derek Jeter accepts Icon Award

Caitlin Jenner (@Caitlyn_Jenner) accepts Arthur Ashe Courage Award

LeBron James (@KingJames) accepts award for Best Championship Performance

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