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Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards air tonight on ESPN

Tonight’s programming block on ESPN:
7:30 p.m. ET: SportsCenter’s “My Wish”
8:30 p.m.: Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards
9:00 p.m.: Countdown to the Special Olympics World Games with Robin Roberts

Highlights from last week’s Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards will air tonight at 8:30 ET as part of ESPN’s block of programming showcasing the different ways sports can have a positive impact on society. This event raised more than $600,000 for The V Foundation’s Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund, which encourages cutting-edge research for minority populations suffering from cancer.

Below is a slideshow capturing some of the memorable moments of the many sports figures and celebrities who gathered to pay tribute to all of the Sports Humanitarian Award honorees and Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award winners. Also below is a video excerpt from the event: ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas hailed Scott before recognizing ENSPIRE Award winners.

ESPN President John Skipper meets two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank.

(Eric Larrs Bakke/ESPN Images)
(Eric Larrs Bakke/ESPN Images)
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