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ESPN reporter and cancer survivor receives a very public emotional tribute

‚ÄčESPN sideline reporter Holly Rowe, who continued to work while battling melanoma, received a surprise tribute during the Jan. 20 Oklahoma-Baylor baskeball game in Waco, Texas.

Before the start of the second half, broadcasters, coaches, players, and fans participated in a tribute organized by Coaches vs. Cancer. They held up signs with the words "I Fight For" on them, on which they had written the names of loved ones. Many of them had written Holly's name on their card, including ESPN broadcasters Fran Fraschilla and Bob Wschusen. Holly's reaction is what you would expect.

Watch here.

Read more about her cancer journey.

This week, Jan. 20 - Jan. 26, is Coaches vs. Cancer Suits And Sneakers Week, when NABC coaches trade in their dress shoes for sneakers to raise awareness about the fight against cancer. This season, Suits And Sneakers Week is supporting childhood cancer research, services, and prevention efforts.

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