"When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live."
--Stuart Scott, July 16,2014
It was a shock to hear that groundbreaking ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott passed away this morning after a valiant battle with cancer at age 49.
As you TransGriot readers know I'm a big sports fan, and one of the channels my TV is parked on is ESPN. I grew to love watching his Sports Center broadcasts and especially when her did highlights because he brought our cultural swag to it.
He' was loved by his colleagues, the professional athletes he covered, and his fans like me, and he's going to be missed.
Here's the speech that he gave at the 2014 ESPY's last summer when he was awarded the Jimmy V Perseverance Award