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Jimmy V Week

next week, ESPN kicks off its annual Jimmy V Week, in honor of the V Foundation for Cancer Research, the organization named after former NC State coaching legend Jimmy Valvano

Coach V lost his life to a battle with cancer on April 28, 1993 at age 47

his legacy lives on through the V Foundation, ESPN and its bigger supporter and advocate, Dick Vitale

ESPN runs the Jimmy V Week every year with a mini-tournament at MSG and raises money for the V Foundation and cancer research as a whole

i think this is a really good time to give any money you can to the V Foundation, or at least support them in any way you can… we can beat cancer eventually and we will

my life has been touch by cancer… i have lost 3 very close family friends to the enemy…

in the famous words of Jimmy V, himself, at the 1993 ESPY awards

"Don't give up. Don't ever give up!"

YouTube video of the 1993 ESPY Awards speech by Jimmy V (unbelievable speech)


Foundation's website
Home The V Foundation

Information on the Jimmy V Basketball Classic

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http://www.jimmyv.org/events/jimmy-v-mens-basketball-classic.html


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