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How to watch Patrick Mahomes at Wednesday night’s ESPY Awards

The Chiefs’ quarterback is up for the “Best NFL Player” and “Best Male Athlete” awards.

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The ESPY Awards, or Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (Awards), take place on Wednesday night beginning at 7 p.m. Arrowhead Time at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. The three-hour red carpet show starts at 4 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

The red carpet special

Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Arrowhead Time

Channel: ESPN2 (hour 1), ESPN (hours 2 and 3)

Live stream: ESPN app, The ESPYS Twitter account

The main show

Time: 7 p.m. Arrowhead Time

Channel: KMBC (ABC)

Live stream: ABC app,, Hulu

The awards you need to know

The Kansas City Chiefs are up for three awards, including two individual awards for Patrick Mahomes. Here are the three categories and their respective nominees:

“Best Male Athlete” nominees

  • Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs
  • Mookie Betts, Boston Red Sox
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Brooks Koepka, Golf

“Best NFL Player” nominees

“Best Game” nominees

  • NFL Week 11 – LA Rams (54) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (51) – Monday Night Football
  • NCAAF – LSU vs. Texas A&M: Aggies win seven-overtime 74-72 thriller in highest scoring game in FBS history
  • NCAAW Final Four – Notre Dame (81) vs. UConn (76) – 26 lead changes

If you plan your night out just right, you can catch Mahomes on the ESPYS red carpet at 4 p.m. Arrowhead Time, switch to Fox Sports Kansas City/Facebook/YouTube for a new episode of “The Franchise” at 6 p.m. and then switch back to the ESPYS to watch Mahomes win both awards beginning at 7 p.m.

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