Dickie V sidelined by surgery until at least February
ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale underwent surgery Tuesday to treat ulcers on his left vocal cord and is expected to be off the airwaves until at least February.
Vitale will continue to provide his observations on ESPN.com and his own Web site, dickvitaleonline.com, while he recuperates.
"College basketball fans will miss Dick's enthusiasm in the coming weeks. But we are delighted to learn his surgery was a success and we all wish him a speedy recovery," ESPN president ...
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