Fields wins ESPY

First the Pro Bowl, now an ESPY. Mark Fields was honored last night in Los Angeles with the 2005 Best Comeback ESPY Award. ESPN's ESPY is an award honoring the best moments in Sports over the previous calendar year. There are several different categories, ranging from Best Male Athlete of the Year to Best Sports Moment of the Year.

Fields, who battled back from Hodgkin's disease in 2003 to being a Pro Bowler in 2004, was voted by sports fans around the globe as having the best comeback in the world of sports, despite not winning the comeback player of the year award in the NFL.

Other nominees included Kayla Burt, the Washington huskies basketball player who rebounded from suffering cardiac arrest in 2002 to lead her team in scoring and assists, Rulon Gardener, the Olympic wrestler who lost a toe due to frostbite and went on to win an Olympic Gold Medal, and Jordan Sigalet, the Bowling Green hockey player who despite having Multiple Sclerosis was one of the top players in collegiate hockey and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award.

You can watch Fields accept his award on ESPN this Sunday Evening at 9pm ET.

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