Dick Vitale broke down in tears as he made his season debut on ESPN after being diagnosed with cancer last month. Vitale was on the call for No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 UCLA in Las Vegas on Tuesday night, and his introduction was a heartfelt moment for the legendary broadcaster.
Vitale has been synonymous with college basketball during his four decades as the face of ESPN’s coverage. Now 82 years old, Vitale was diagnosed with lymphoma in Oct., and is currently going through chemotherapy. Tears ran down Vitale’s face as he thanked his family and fans for their support since his diagnosis.
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