Dick Vitale Gala in Sarasota raises over $1 million for cancer research
Posted May 22 2010 11:16am
Jothy was at the event and Dick was kind enough to highlight my story at the end of the event!
SARASOTA — When you think about it, what Dick Vitale has managed to pull off is amazing. He's just a college basketball analyst on ESPN. Popular, yes. Entertaining, always. But, still, just a college basketball analyst. Yet, Friday night, he turned Sarasota into the sports capital of the world.
And, incredibly, raised more than $1 million in the fight against cancer.
"What Dick has done,'' Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo said, "is incredible.''