Few people have impacted society and sport in the way that Muhammad Ali did in his time on this earth. His passing has led to mourning and reflection as the world has lost a timeless icon. During the 2016 ESPY's Chance the Rapper paid homage to one of the greatest athletes of all time with a live performance of this original song.
ESPY'S 2016 COLD OPEN
To open the 2016 ESPY Awards, four of the NBA’s biggest stars – Chris Paul, Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and LeBron James – stood together and made a passionate call to action. They called on their fellow athletes to stand up, speak out, and engage their communities to address the racial tensions that have been plaguing our country for decades. The four athletes cited the examples set by their predecessors – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Billie Jean King, and Arthur Ashe, among others – as the standard that today’s generation must aspire to.
ESPN 30 FOR 30 FILMS: OF MIRACLES AND MEN
The 30 for 30 film "Of Miracles and Men" explores the scope of the "Miracle on Ice" through the Soviet lens. The intense focus on the game itself gives it renewed suspense and a fresh perspective. But the journey of the stunned Soviet team didn't begin -- or end -- in Lake Placid.