Why did Jimmy Valvano win the Arthur Ashe Award?

In 1992, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer and as a result he created the V Foundation, whose raises money for cancer research. In 1993, Valvano won the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY’s.

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Hereof, who received the Arthur Ashe Award?

Maya Moore
Also question is, what does the ESPY Awards stand for?
Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly

Moreover, which is not one of the 3 things that Jim Valvano says you should do every day?

“To me there are three things everyone should do every day. Number one is laugh. Number two is think — spend some time time in thought. Number three, you should have your emotions move you to tears.

Why is there an award named after Jimmy V?

The Jimmy V Award is named after North Carolina State University basketball coach Jim Valvano, who gave an inspiring speech while accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 1993 ESPYS with just months left to live.

Who is the black tennis player?

Arthur Ashe

Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,584,909 (ATP)
Int. Tennis HoF 1985 (member page)
Career record 1085–337 (76.3%) in pre Open-Era & Open Era

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