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Stuart Scott’s moving ESPYs speech might make you cry (Video)

Stuart Scott ESPYsLongtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott delivered an incredibly moving speech at the 2014 ESPYs upon receiving the Jimmy V Perseverance Award. The speech was powerful enough to make most people cry.

Stu has been fighting cancer since 2007 and said in his speech that he was in the hospital as of Friday following four surgeries in seven days. He had liver complications and kidney failure. He wasn’t even sure he would be able to make it to LA Wednesday to receive his award. But he did, making his speech all that more awesome.

Scott’s main message came in these powerful words: “You beat cancer by HOW you live, WHY you live, and in the manner in WHICH you live.”

He stressed the importance of having people around you who support you and care enough to help you beat cancer. He talked about how having a positive and determined attitude helps him win the fight. He also gave a lot of love to his daughters — Taelor and Sydni — describing them as his “heartbeat” and the reason he fights to live. His daughter Sydni was in attendance and teared up while watching her father’s video and speech.

To close out the speech, Stu called his daughter up to the stage for a hug.

The video shows the prepackaged piece on Scott as well as his speech. To go straight to his speech, jump to the 6:45 mark.

Stuart Scott says his cancer has returned

Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott announced on Twitter Monday night that he is once again battling cancer.

Stuart-Scott-cancerScott, who is now 47 years old, was originally diagnosed with appendiceal cancer back in 2007 after undergoing an emergency appendectomy. He has had an off-and-on fight with cancer over the past several years, also needing chemotherapy in 2011.

Unsurprisingly, the always-upbeat Scott said he is going to do everything he can to work around his treatments and not allow them to affect his schedule with ESPN.

Scott also retweeted and thanked a number of people who have shown him support, including superstars like Robert Griffin III, Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul, among many others. He appeared on the 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter after making the announcement on Twitter and seemed to be the same old Stuart.

Our thoughts and support are with Stuart as he once again tries to overcome one of the most difficult obstacles life can put in your way.

Stuart Scott Drops an Accidental F-Bomb in Referencing Derek Anderson (Video)

Derek Anderson can thank Stuart Scott for making sure he wasn’t the only one dropping curse words on live television after the Cardinals embarrassing loss to the 49ers on Monday night.  Last night, we showed you Anderson’s rant after a reporter asked him why he was laughing during the game when his team was getting spanked.  As a Deadspin reader pointed out, our man Stu wanted to make sure the Cardinals’ QB was in good company, so he took it upon himself to warm up ESPN’s “bleep fucktion” — as he so gracefully put it.  Check out the Stuart Scott f-bomb video, courtesy of YouTube user weaksauc321: