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2015 Kids' Choice Sports
Host Russell Wilson
Date July 16, 2015 (2015-07-16)
Location UCLA Pauley Pavilion, Westwood, Los Angeles
Television coverage
Network Nickelodeon
Runtime 90 minutes
 < 2014 Kids' Choice Sports 2016

The 2nd Annual Kids' Choice Sports was held on July 16, 2015, at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. Super Bowl Champion quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks was the host of the show, which is meant to celebrate kids’ favorites in the sports world. The show aired on Nickelodeon from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. On its original air date, the award show was preceded by a brand new episode of SpongeBob SquarePants and followed by the premiere of Pig Goat Banana Cricket.

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)

Host

Presenters and Guests

Legend Award

Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was the recipient of the Legend Award. The award itself is similar to the signature orange blimp the other winners receive, with the difference being that this award is painted a golden color, then got hit with a metallic gold sliming, from a larger version of the Yankees logo.

Winners and nominees

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