Week in review

It’s Friday, but the Jimmy V Week For Cancer Research stretches through the weekend and into Tuesday at ESPN.

The week of related programming began Wednesday across all ESPN platforms.

The video above features our former colleague Jim Valvano’s moving speech at the 1993 ESPYs.

SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott and New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich, each a cancer survivor, are also in the video that aired as part of ESPN’s Roadblock at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Other items covered on Front Row this week include:

* It’s Valentine’s Day in Boston as the Red Sox hired former ESPN analyst Bobby Valentine as manager.

* ESPN the Magazine released its first ever “Interview Issue” this week. Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen is on the cover.

* ESPN Senior Vice President & Director of News Vince Doria discusses ESPN’s reporting on the Bernie Fine allegations.

Take some time to review other perspectives on the Syracuse basketball controversy including:

* From Poynter.org, written by Mallary Jean Tenore;

* From The Daily Beast written by Howard Kurtz;

* From Washington Post written by Erik Wemple.

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