ESPN announced on Wednesday that Canadian recording artist and Toronto Raptors global ambassador Drake will host The 2014 ESPYS on Wednesday, July 16 in Los Angeles. The Awards will be televised live on ESPN and also on TSN. "Drake is an unbelievably talented entertainer who truly has a passion for sports. We are thrilled to have him to host this years show," said Connor Schell, vice president, ESPN Films and Original Entertainment in a statement. Drake - currently on his international "Would You Like a Tour" in support of his third studio album, Nothing Was the Same - holds the record for the most number one hits on Billboards R&B/Hip-Hop chart. "This is an incredible opportunity for me to combine two of my biggest passions—sports and performing," said Drake. The ESPYS gather top celebrities from sports and entertainment to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing major sports achievements, reliving unforgettable moments and saluting the leading performers and performances. The 2014 ESPYS will recognize both sport-specific achievements, such as "Best MLB Player" and "Best WNBA Player," and best-in-sport winners, such as "Best Team" or "Best Female Athlete" that pit nominees from different sports against each other. Air Max 97 Ultra 17 Silver Bullet . It will then be back to business once the puck drops as the two clubs battle for key points in their respective playoff races. Watch the game live on TSN Canadiens and listen on TSN Radio 690 starting at 7:30pm et. Air Max 97 Fake For Sale . Strasburg (1-1) got 14 consecutive outs in one stretch and allowed only three hits, including Marcell Ozunas homer in the seventh. The right-handers lone walk was to the last batter he faced. Washingtons starter Wednesday, Jordan Zimmermann, left after a career-low 1 2-3 innings, leaving the bullpen "taxed," as manager Matt Williams put it. http://www.outletairmax97.com/cheap-air-max-97-ultra-17.html. - Urijah (The California Kid) Faber finds himself in an unaccustomed position Saturday night at UFC 175 — on the preliminary card. Air Max 97 Plus Black Shock Orange . The Sioux Falls Canaries scored two in the seventh and three more in the eighth to come back from a 3-0 deficit and defeat the Winnipeg Goldeyes 5-3 in front of 6,769 at Shaw Park on Sunday afternoon. Air Max 97 Have a Nike Day . The Major League Soccer teams were scheduled to play on Saturday night, but their game was rescheduled after Stu Tudor was hit during a pregame storm. The 54-year-old lieutenant in the Columbus Fire Department is in critical condition in the intensive care unit of the Ohio State Medical Center.Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - John Wall deposited 21 points with 13 assists and nine rebounds to lead the Washington Wizards to a 98-92 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night. Bradley Beal tallied 19 points and Otto Porter added 12 for the Wizards, who have won two straight after a two-game skid. Los Angeles is mired in a nine-game losing streak, the first such skid since a 10-game run in April 1994. Wayne Ellington poured in 20 of his career-high 28 points in the first half for the Lakers. Rookie Jordan Clarkson had a career-best 18 points in the loss. The Wizards gained some separation with six straight points to make it an 86-80 game with over eight minutes on the clock. Los Angeles trimmed its deficit to two with 3 1/2 to play after a Wesley Johnson 3-pointer, but Porter converted a layup moments later for a 95-90 edge. With under a minute left, Beal rattled home a mid-range jumper to extend the lead to seven aand Washington grabbed the win.dddddddddddd The Lakers got off to a solid start in trying to snap their lengthy losing skid. Ellington highlighted a 12-2 run with a four-point play that helped Los Angeles to a 14-7 lead early in the first. Leading by seven after the first, the Lakers opened the second on a 7-0 burst, with Ellington netting the final five points to increase their margin to 38-24. Los Angeles held a 57-46 lead at the break. Washington got back into the game, tying it at 68-68 thanks to a 14-0 surge that Porter capped with a three-point play late in the third. The Lakers went into the fourth holding a 76-75 edge. Game Notes Washington closes out its four-game road trip in Phoenix on Wednesday ... The Wizards Kris Humphries and Los Angeles Jordan Hill each pulled down 11 rebounds ... Each team scored 18 points off turnovers ... Washington outrebounded the Lakers, 51-38. ' ' '