Buzz Continues to Build Over the 2015 ESPY Awards

The ceremony honors the best and most courageous members of the sports world.
2:58 | 07/15/15

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index" to the espy awards. Buzz is building for tonight's big show right here on ABC. Honors the best and most courageous in the sports world. One. The biggest awards goes to Caitlyn Jenner. Robin will be there for it. A look at what to expect. ? Reporter: It's the biggest night in sports. The espys. Celebrating the best athlete, teams and moments of the year. But far bigger than any game play, the espys also pays tribute to the heroic actions of fellow athletes and colleagues who have faced their toughest challenges off the field. Unforgettable moments like last year's honor bestowed on my dear friend the late Stuart Scott. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live. And now proudly living her truth, one of the most noted honorees set to receive one of the night's biggest awards, the Arthur ashe courage award. Caitlyn Jenner. Expected to be surrounded by her family. The one time olympic champion Jenner first captured the attention of the nation for displaying athletic character and determination. And this past April showing that same strength of character sitting down with our own Diane sawyer. For all intents and purposes I am a woman. Bruce lives a lie. She is not a lie. Reporter: And to honor both a teammate and soldier set to receive the pat Tillman award for service former notre dame basketball player, Iraq war veteran and purple heart recipient, Danielle green. Stops and pops. Reporter: After losing her lower left arm in combat, green counsels fellow veterans. You can step out of your own environment and impact other people's lives. Reporter: Lea still and her dad defensive tackle Devon still are proof of just that. We beat up cancer. Reporter: As voices and activists for pediatric cancer awareness and this year's recipients of the jimmy V. Perseverance award. He said don't give up. Don't ever give up. What do you say to families who are in a similar situation? You know, you can't really give up and not give your child's fight with cancer a purpose. Reporter: What has been the most humbling aspect of all this for you? To watch my 4-year-old daughter make such a big impact on this world. Reporter: The daddy/daughter powerhouse share that message of courage and strength one selfie and fist bump at a time. I know that you wish that lea could be here with you. Did she give you any tips? Daddy, don't cry. Dad, you're a big baby. Stop crying. Oh, love that little girl. What a great story that S watch the espys live at:00 P.M., 7:00 central right here on ABC.

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