Former Rutgers fotoball player Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed in 2010 in an on-the-field injury, was on the ESPN campus yesterday promoting his new book “Believe.”
On this Sunday’s Outside the Lines (10 a.m., ESPN2) reporter Tom Rinaldi follows LeGrand’s journey, whose personal motto of “Believe” has become a public inspiration. Watch a preview of the piece above.
ICYMI: Highlights from the past week on Front Row
• The co-hosts of ESPN.com’s Fantasy Focus Podcast, Matthew Berry and Nate Ravitz, discuss the growth and popularity of their daily offering.
• This week’s MNF Chicago Bears-Dallas Cowboys matchup opened with a performance from Los Lonely Boys. The band went home to help shoot the “open.”
• Cari Champion joined the First Take debate desk as the show’s new host, alongside commentators Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. Front Row talked with Champion about her Twitter presence.
• Georgia Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt has some competition on the high dive. Meet the stunt double who performed Lee Corso’s “sugar plum belly flop” for the College Gameday ad.
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Our favorites from across ESPN over the past week
• Red Sox President/CEO Larry Lucchino and General Manager Ben Cherington respond to the firing of Bobby Valentine.
• Watch a wrap up of the 2012 espnW Women + Sports Summit with Kerri Walsh, Alana Nichols, Aly Raisman and other stand out athletes.
• Enjoy an array of photos in this gallery from ESPN Images.