Dick Vitale

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Ewing, Olajuwon Head Hoops Hall Class

Riley, Vitale, Dantley among others honored

(Newser) - Dick Vitale cried when he heard he was selected to basketball’s Hall of Fame. The former NBA coach turned college basketball analyst joins Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing and Pat Riley, among others, in the Class of 2008. "I can't run, can't jump, can't shoot, but just have had... More »

It's Awesome Baby! Dickie V Returning Feb. 6

Voice of college hoops for ESPN will call Duke-Carolina game

(Newser) - College hoops will soon get its biggest voice back bay-bee! ESPN analyst Dick Vitale,  on the sideline since surgery in December to treat ulcers on his vocal cords, plans to make his broadcasting return on Feb. 6, reports the network.  And there's nothing like returning for a big... More »

Something Can Silence Vitale

68-year-old college hoops analyst will return in February

(Newser) - ESPN's beloved college basketball analyst (or loathed—opinions vary), Dick Vitale, will take the sidelines until February; doctors have located lesions on his left vocal cord which required surgery today. The former Pistons and University of Detroit coach won't be able to comment using his voice until then on what... More »

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