Ever since Caitlyn Jenner was announced as the recipient of the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage by ESPN, there has been plenty of public outcry about it.
The worldwide leader in sports never mentioned anyone else being in the running, but fans quickly brought up the names Lauren Hill and Noah Galloway. Both winners in their own right. ESPN decided to release a statement defending their decision on Jenner.
The point of the award isn't to compare people who should or should not receive it, but to send congrats to those even brought up in the conversation. Obviously Galloway and Hill have done something right to have touched so many lives.
ESPN is standing firm in its decision and hopes to move forward.