Stuart Scott

The 2015 ESPY Awards go down tonight and for the first time ever, the show will be broadcast on ABC. Beginning at 8 PM, Joel McHale—who played Jeff Winger on Community—will host this year’s ceremony and a livestream will be available over at WatchESPN. Especially in recent years, the ESPY Awards have been providing a bit of a respite from the traditional […]

It’s 2015 and we’ve started a New Year after enduring a very, very rough one for black people. We’ve had to hit the streets in a way that we haven’t since the Civil Rights years and somehow America is surprised that this isn’t the “post-racial” society that she thought it was. Like, wha…? So that […]

On Sunday,  longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality Stuart Scott died after a long battle with cancer. Stephen A. Smith, co-host of ESPN’s “First Take” spoke with Roland Martin about the life, legacy and impact Stuart Scott had on sports journalism. Smith told Martin that Scott was an inspiration to him and to many others who […]

Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN anchor known for his animated commentary (see: “Boo-yah!”) and masterful use of metaphor (try: “as cool as the other side of the pillow”) died on Sunday. He was 49 years old. Scott died of cancer, though he never confirmed which type. SEE ALSO: Edward W. Brooke, First Elected African American […]

Shortly before hosting SportsCenter Monday evening, ESPN anchor Stuart Scott (pictured) announced to his 270,517 Twitter followers that he is battling cancer for a second time: RELATED: Stuart Scott Battling Cancer…Again Scott was originally diagnosed with cancer back in 2007, when he underwent an emergency appendectomy. During the operation, doctors found a rare malignancy known […]