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Off the Court and Onto the Red Carpet: The 20 Most Fabulous Athletes at the ESPY Awards

Want to see some fresh faces on the red carpet? Well, athletes like Maria Sharapova and Danica Patrick left their rackets and racecars behind last night while they attended the ESPYs in Los Angeles. We counted down the best dressed celebs from last night’s star-studded event, but we also want to show you tons of athletes got all glammed up and looked completely stunning at the award night!

As much as we love watching our fave football players —those tight white pants!— running around on the field, Tim TebowDrew Brees and Victor Cruz sure do clean up well! We love any opportunity to see athletes strut their stuff in their red carpet best and they definitely did not let us down.

We barely even recognized some of these athletes without a ball or surfboard in hand. Check out the gallery below to see them getting down with their glam selves as well as wearing their game faces!

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Jessica Biel, Maria Sharapova, Zooey Deschanel Vie For Best-Dressed At The ESPY Awards

2012 ESPY Best-Dressed List

Of all the athletes and celebrities who attended the ESPY Awards yesterday at the Nokia Theatre in L.A., seven beautiful ladies really stood out from all the rest. We’ll start with Jessica Biel who nailed it in a retro, flirty, white Christian Dior Resort 2013 mini-dress. We loved the slightly bouffant ponytail and the ankle-strap Nicholas Kirkwood for Roksanda Ilincic Spring 2012 heels with the lime green soles. Hayden Panettiere went old Hollywood-glam in a sparkling, strapless Giorgio Armani column with side-swept hair. We loved the fact that she didn’t go with the expected red lip and went for glowing, sun-kissed skin instead. Then there was the gamine Zooey Deschanel in a bedazzled, gold Oscar de la Renta frock and Edie Parker clutch with a red belt and Sergio Rossi pumps. Very different from the minimal purple Armani gown Olivia Munn wore with Bvlgari jewels. You can’t have an ounce of extra weight to pull that off! Major props to Maria Sharapova as well, who looked stunning in a cornflower blue J. Mendel Resort 2013 gown. There’s more to this list, but you’re going to have to look through our gallery for all the looks. Do tell us who you think deserves the best-dressed title.

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[Photos: Splash News Online]

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Did Maria Sharapova Really Chop Off Her Long Blond Hair?

Maria Sharapova — bonafide hottie and tennis star — caused a bit of a stir on the interwebz yesterday. She posted two images (which you can see above) on her Facebook page, which each had one very important detail missing. Her long blond hair! Both photographs had Maria showing off a super-short, pixie cut and both had the same caption: “So what do you guys think?? I kind of love it!” Do we love it? Or is it too much, too soon? Click after the jump to hear more of the story.  Read more…

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Maria Sharapova Announces New Boyfriend At Date Auction

How do you let people know you’re dating someone? Mention your new boyfriend right before you go up at a date auction! Tennis star Maria Sharapova claimed “my boyfriend will probably outbid you” before stepping on the block at the Bryan Brothers’ All-Star Tennis Weekend, and the NY Daily News claims the boyfriend in question is Charlie Ebersol, son of NBC sports chairman Dick Ebersol and Kate & Allie‘s Susan Saint James. Charlie first received media attention when he and his father survived a 2004 charter plane crash that took the lives of two crew members and Charlie’s younger brother, Edward. Since then, Charlie has become a film producer, collaborating with Ashton Kutcher on the documentary Ithuteng (Never Stop Learning).

Sadly for Sharapova, Ebersol did not wind up placing the highest bid at the auction. Instead, another man paid $10,000 for the honor of having dinner with a woman who had just announced she was spoken for. If we had money to burn, we’d take any chance we could get with her too.

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