Javier Baez, Caroline Wozniacki and More Athletes Get Naked for 2017 ESPN Body Issue

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Some of the world's most in-shape athletes are stripping down.

ESPN The Magazine is coming out with its ninth annual body issue, which will feature the bare physiques of a number of pros, including NFL stars Julian Edelman and Ezekiel Elliot, Chicago Cubs slugger Javier Baez, tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, Boston Celtics basketball pro Isaiah Thomas, Los Angeles Sparks' WNBA MVP Nneka Ogwumike, and more.

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In their cover rollout, ESPN released a behind-the-scenes video from the athlete's photo shoot, which -- even for those used to performing at peak level in front of thousands -- was a step more candid than they were used to.

Watch the video below.

The 2017 Body Issue hits stands on July 7.

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Meanwhile, Drake took the reigns on Monday night as host of the first annual NBA Awards.

Watch the video below for who he brought.

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