Dick Vitale

Adreian Payne #5 of the Michigan State Spartans hugs head coach Tom Izzo while holding Lacey Holsworth, after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 86-76 at the Jack T. Breslin Student Events Center on February 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Vitale Honors Lacey’s Memory

There was nothing Dick Vitale could do to console the parents of Lacey Holsworth, the little girl whose relationship with Michigan State’s Adreian Payne became a story that touched the country.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2014

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 07: Sportscaster Dick Vitale speaks to the media prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 7, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Dickie V Nears $10M Milestone In Cancer Crusade

Dick Vitale’s fight against cancer is nearing a major milestone.

97.1 The Ticket–05/17/2013

SAN ANTONIO - JANUARY 20: Dick Vitale and Dan Schulman of ESPN give the play by play during the game of the San Antonio Spurs v the Utah Jazz on January 20, 2010 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE (Photo by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Vitale Says NCAA Championship Comes Down To Two Match-Ups

He stopped short of actually picking a winner, but the incomparable Dick Vitale had high praise for University of Michigan basketball as he strolled into the big championship game Monday.

CBS Detroit–04/08/2013

DURHAM, NC - MARCH 06: ESPN analyst Dick Vitale surfs the crowd with the Cameron Crazies before the start of the game between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Duke Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 6, 2010 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Terry Foster: Dick Vitale Thanks UDM As Court Bearing His Name Is Dedicated

His players gathered for one last huddle.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2011

SAN ANTONIO - JANUARY 20: Dick Vitale and Dan Schulman of ESPN give the play by play during the game of the San Antonio Spurs v the Utah Jazz on January 20, 2010 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE (Photo by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Detroit Tops St. John’s 69-63, Honors Dick Vitale

Dick Vitale created a buzz, and the Detroit Titans took advantage of it.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2011

L) Dick Vitale announcing game with Chauncey Billups. (File photo/Getty Images)

UD-Mercy Honors Former Coach With Dick Vitale Court

Dick Vitale was greeted by a standing ovation by the crowd, which was bigger than any game the Titans have hosted this season in their 8,295-seat facility.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2011

DENVER - JANUARY 7: Dick Vitale interviews Chauncey Billups #7 of the Denver Nuggets after the game against the Miami Heat on January 7, 2009 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Matt Dery With Dick Vitale

The legendary former coach at the University of Detroit, Dick Vitale, will be back in town on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2011

(Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Detroit Titans To Rename Court In Honor Of Dick Vitale

Dick Vitale, ESPN broadcaster, college basketball ambassador and former Titan head coach and athletic director, will be honored in December when the University of Detroit Mercy athletics department renames its basketball court at Calihan Hall in his honor.

97.1 The Ticket–06/15/2011

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