Dick Vitale is a wildly popular college basketball broadcaster for ESPN. Known for his unbridled enthusiasm and charismatic delivery, Dickie V first coached high school basketball, then moved to Rutgers University, the University of Detroit, and the NBA’s Detroit Pistons in a period of just nine years before joining ESPN, where he’s spent the last 40 years. Host Nick Nanton and Dick talk about the overwhelming support of Dick’s family and how it led him to undergoing corrective surgery. Nick and Dickie V also discuss the documentary they are working on together, raising money to battle pediatric cancer through the V Foundation, and his biggest failure in life involving a former player.
- 2:22: How Dick has fared during the pandemic
- 3:29: Coronavirus and its effect on sports
- 5:01: An eye-accident at an early-age affected Dick’s life
- 14:25: Raising money for the V Foundation
- 25:38 How Dick first became a basketball coach
- 35:26: Donate to the V Foundation