New York City FC has been nominated for the fourth consecutive year, as part of the Sports Humanitarian Awards celebration.
The seventh annual Sports Humanitarian Awards is a celebration of the impact made by athletes, teams and sports industry professionals who are using sports to make a difference in their communities and throughout the world.
This year, the Sports Humanitarian Awards will held Monday, July 12 at The Rooftop at Pier 17, located within the Seaport in New York City. A 90-minute television special will air Saturday, July 24 at 2 p.m. ET on ABC. The qwards will be hosted by actor Taye Diggs, and will feature a performance by Grammy-nominated Cordae, as part of The Undefeated’s Liberated / Music For The Movement Volume 3.
This year’s nominees include (see below for descriptions on each award and finalist):
* Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award presented by Dove Men+Care finalists: Anthony Rizzo (Chicago Cubs), Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (Kansas City Chiefs), Layshia Clarendon (Minnesota Lynx), Titus O’Neil (WWE)
* Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year finalists: Atlanta Dream (WNBA), Denver Broncos (NFL), New York City FC (MLS), Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)
* Corporate Community Impact Award finalists: AT&T, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Vertex Pharmaceuticals