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July 18th
Throwback Thursday: The Legendary Speech of Jimmy V

You may have heard that ESPN’s annual ESPY Awards took place in LA yesterday. Among others, LeBron James, Johnny Manziel and Michael Phelps were honored for their on-court (and field and pool) heroics. However, the show was even more memorable for it being the 20th anniversary of Jimmy Valvano’s oft-referenced and inspirational speech. Though all recipients have personified the strength of Arthur Ashe in individual ways, none quite so much as Jimmy V.

Sometimes it’s better to let the others do the talking. Take it away Jimmy.