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MEDIA ALERT – NBCSN PRESENTS SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’S SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR AWARDS, TOMORROW, FRIDAY, DEC. 8 AT 8 P.M. ET

Joel McHale Hosts One-Hour Special Honoring J.J. Watt & Jose Altuve

STAMFORD, Conn. – December 7, 2017 – NBCSN presents the first-ever telecast of Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year awards tomorrow, Friday, December 8, at 8 p.m. ET. The one-hour special honors Sports Illustrated’s Sportspersons of the Year, Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt and Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve.

 

Other award recipients include Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award winner, Colin Kaepernick; the 2017 SI Kids SportsKid of the Year, Bunchie Young; the 2017 Rising Star of the Year Award, Joel Embiid; the 2017 Performer of the Year Award, Maya Moore; and the 2017 Hope Award recipient, Carlos Beltran.

 

Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year is hosted by comedian Joel McHale and features guest appearances by The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan, and Questlove of Grammy-winning group The Roots.

 

Sports Illustrated’s annual award show took place earlier this week at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

 

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