Harry’s ‘Way out’ of Espy Award Drama Is Acceptance Speech

Apparently, there’s a pretty simple “way out” of all the Espy award drama for Prince Harry. A commentator says the Duke of Sussex can sidestep the controversy surrounding his being named the 2024 recipient of the Pat Tillman Award for Service. How exactly? By using his acceptance speech to showcase someone else.

Harry’s ‘stunned’ by the Pat Tillman Award for Service backlash

ESPN is honoring Harry at the 2024 Espy Awards on July 11, 2024. He’ll receive the Pat Tillman Award for Service for his work with the Invictus Games. Harry founded the sporting competition for wounded veterans in 2014.

Named after the late NFL player who left professional sports to enlist in the military and later died in combat, the award spotlights Tillman’s legacy and someone who has used sports to positively impact others.

The backlash started almost immediately after ESPN announced Harry would be receiving the award. Tillman’s mother,…

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