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Jimmy V's legacy lives on

Updated: March 4, 2013, 1:21 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

I cannot believe that it has been 20 years since Jimmy Valvano made that courageous speech at the ESPY Awards in New York City.

The words will always resonate. "Don't give up, don't ever give up!"

I remember how sick Jimmy was that evening. I honestly did not know how he was going to make it up to the stage, and I remember standing next to him, in total awe as he spoke. We helped him off of the stage that evening and he was absolutely amazing in his words as he talked about ...

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