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Journalism on Display: Jim Valvano’s ESPYS Speech Influenced the Sports World

As ESPN celebrates the 14th annual V Week for Cancer Research, ESPN.com writer Ashley Melfi looked back on how Jim…

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ESPN

ESPN remembers John Saunders on the one-year anniversary of his passing

ESPN remembers long-time ESPN commentator John Saunders on the one-year anniversary of his passing.

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Announcements

Saints stars salute young fan, ESPYS Jimmy V Perseverance Award winner

Saints Drew Brees, Mark Ingram and Cameron Jordan salute Jarrius “JJ” Robertson on his ESPYS Jimmy V Perseverance Award.

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ESPYs

ESPN personalities share their cancer stories leading up to ESPYS

Cancer touches us all and ESPYS Week is a time to remember those who have been stricken with the terrible…

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Announcements

Legendary commentator Brent Musburger will continue his monumental career with contract extension

Brent Musburger has reached a multi-year contract extension with ESPN, and will remain the signature college football voice of the…

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Giving Back

Vitale, Roberts team once again to raise funds in The V Foundation’s fight against pediatric cancer

The recent Dick Vitale Gala reunited Dick Vitale and Robin Roberts, former teammates at ESPN. Backstage at the event, they…

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Announcements

#TBT: The Road to the Final Four

With the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament beginning in earnest today, Front Row’s #TBT looks back at some Final Fours from…

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Giving Back

Dick Vitale talks about the significance of the Jimmy V Classics

College basketball analyst Dick Vitale's passion for funding cancer research is evident as he talks to Front Row about The…

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Giving Back

ESPN college hoops commentators discuss #JimmyVWeek

The eighth annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research tips off today across ESPN platforms. ESPN college basketball commentators and…

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ESPYs

Revisit ESPYS highlights via ESPN Images

Each year, The ESPYS prove to be a program like no other. In anticipation of The 2014 ESPYS airing next…

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Announcements

Jimmy V Week breaks fundraising record, raises more than $1.8 million for cancer research

2013 Jimmy V Tease – Final from Kathryn Monahan on Vimeo. ESPN and The V Foundation announced today that the…

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NFL

Forward/Rewind: NFL and Monday Night Football

Editor’s Note: With this multi-week series — the Front Row Forward/Rewind, 2014/2013 — ESPN’s Communications Department takes the pulse of…

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Behind The Scenes

Duke Children’s Hospital patients read Jim Valvano’s ESPYS speech

This year, ESPN and The V Foundation launched a new round of public service announcements (PSA) as part of the…

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ESPN

Jimmy V Week kicks off today with Robin Roberts providing introduction, new PSA campaign

The seventh annual Jimmy V Week for Cancer Research begins today with a simulcast of Jim Valvano’s iconic 1993 ESPYS…

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ESPYs

ESPYS Music Director John Colby recalls Jim Valvano’s 1993 speech

When The 2013 ESPYS Presented by Capital One unfold tonight in Los Angeles (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET), John Colby will…

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