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Tweet With the ESPYS airing on Wednesday night, there were several bits that tried to make us laugh, but they only half-succeeded if they did at all. However, there was one moment that didn’t need to attempt to force a reaction from the viewers. There’s no doubt that the most poignant and emotional part of [...]
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Robin Roberts stole the show at the ESPYs on Wednesday night with an emotional speech after winning the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.
Roberts, the beloved "Good Morning America" anchor who began her career at ESPN, announced that she's winning her fight with MDS or myelodysplastic syndrome, which she was diagnosed with last year and required a bone marrow transplant....
The word hero, in all of its various forms, is thrown around quite often in sports. Professional athletes are placed on a pedestal, expected to walk the straight and narrow and act as role models for the youth of the world. In tennis, the word hero is often associated with the word gladiator. Matches are played out one-on-one in an enclosed arena. When players come through long and...