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2014 Kids' Choice Sports
Host Michael Strahan
Date July 17, 2014 (2014-07-17)
Location UCLA Pauley Pavilion, Westwood, Los Angeles
Television coverage
Network Nickelodeon
Runtime 90 minutes
  Kids' Choice Sports 2015

The 1st Annual Kids' Choice Sports was held on July 17, 2014, at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. Hall of Fame Athlete/Talk Show host Michael Strahan hosted the ceremony to celebrate kids’ favorites in the sports world. The show aired on Nickelodeon from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, tape delayed for West Coast in the United States and Canada. When this award show aired, Nickelodeon took their other channels (with the exception of Nick Jr.) off the air with a message telling people to go watch the awards show on the main channel.

Sports Council

A Kids' Choice Sports Council was formed to "lend their expertise and experience to help inform the awards show, consult on the nominee process and give feedback on categories." Committee members are:

  • Baron Davis (former New York Knicks and two-time NBA All-Star)
  • Ken Griffey Jr. (former baseball outfielder and 13-time All-Star)
  • Lisa Leslie (former WNBA MVP and four-time Olympic gold medal winner)
  • Cal Ripken Jr. (former shortstop and third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles and 19-time All-Star)
  • Deion Sanders (NFL Pro Football Hall of Famer)
  • Misty May-Treanor (three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist)
  • Andy Elkin (Agent, Creative Artists Agency)
  • Tracy Perlman (VP Entertainment Marketing and Promotions, NFL)
  • Jeff Schwartz (President and Founder, Excel Sports Management)
  • Jill Smoller (SVP, William Morris Endeavor)
  • Leah Wilcox (VP, Talent Relations, NBA)
  • Alan Zucker (SVP, IMG Clients Group)
  • Michael Phelps (most decorated Olympian of all time)
  • Tony Hawk (professional skateboarder)
  • Zane Stoddard (VP, Entertainment Marketing and Content Development, NASCAR)

Presenters, performers, and stunts


Musical performers


Slime stunt

  • Power Dunk Challenge – Larry Fitzgerald (winner) dunked Earl Thomas III into a giant tank of slime, then got dropped himself into a vat.

Gold Slime

  • After David Beckham accepted the Legend Award, he and his two sons got slimed. The slime was a metallic gold color for the first time.

Legend Award

Winners and nominees

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