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Robin Roberts to get ESPYS award

Updated: March 26, 2013, 11:18 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Robin Roberts will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage award at the 2013 ESPYS on July 17 in Los Angeles, ESPN announced Tuesday.

The award goes to individuals whose contributions transcend sports. Past honorees include Jim Valvano, Muhammad Ali, Dean Smith, Billie Jean King and Pat Summitt.

One of the first female sports anchors on ESPN in the '90s, Roberts has worked with ABC's "Good Morning America" for the past two decades, blazing a trail for women in broadcasting. ...

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