• 2018 ESPYS: Sexual Abuse Accusers to Receive Arthur Ashe Courage Award

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    The women who accused former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse will be honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2018 ESPYS, ESPN announced on Wednesday.
    “We are honored to recognize the courage of these women at the 2018 ESPYS, to acknowledge the power of their voices, and to shine a very well-deserved spotlight on what speaking up, fighting back, and demanding accountability can accomplish,” Alison Overholt, vice president and editor in chief, ESPN the Magazine, espnW and the ESPYS, said in a statement.
    “They have shown us all what it...
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  • ESPYs To Give Courage Award To Women Who Spoke Out About Sexual Abuse By USA Gymnastics Doctor

    8 days ago - By Deadline

    ESPN 's annual sports awards show will the ESPYs give its 2018 Arthur Ashe Courage Award to female athletes who came forward with their horror stories of sexual abuse at the hands of disgraced USA Gymnastics and Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar.
    "For 25 years, the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage has been given to those who change the world in important ways, and the future will undoubtedly be different because of the actions of these heroic women," said Maura Mandt...
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