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Lynn Hoppes Fails To Copy Quote

Last night, Pat Summitt received the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. Our hero Lynn Hoppes was on the scene, dutifully transcribing every detail as ESPN Playbook's lead entertainment reporter.


Here's Hoppes, describing his No. 1 Most Moving Moment of the ceremony, on Pat Summitt:

In part, she said in her speech: "It is time to fight. I ask you to join me now. Together, we will win!"

And here's Pat Summitt, actually giving the speech:

And it is time to fight, as I ask all of you to join me together, so we will win.


Pretty close!

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