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Front & Center: John Brenkus on ESPN Sport Science Newton Awards

The first edition of The ESPN Sport Science Newton Awards, named in honor of science’s first MVP Sir Isaac Newton, will premiere on ESPN on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 5 p.m ET.

ESPN's John Brenkus
John Brenkus

The awards are judged on unprecedented scientific analysis of thousands of athletic performances from the world of sports in 2013 and honor athletic achievements in nine categories, including “Best Catch,” “Best Flight,” “Outstanding Agility,” “Outstanding Reaction,” “Best Projectile Launch” and “Outstanding New Limit.” See the full list of nominees here.

In today’s Front & Center podcast ESPN Sport Science host John Brenkus previews the ESPN Sport Science Newton Awards, which he will host, and gives some insight into how the winners are chosen and what kind of trophies they take home.