I Do Not Believe Women Provoke Violence, Says Stephen A. Smith, Who Has…

Earlier today, ESPN's Stephen A. Smith went on television and suggested that women should make sure not to provoke men into beating them. This was not well-received, so he took to Twitter and basically repeated what he'd initially said. This went poorly. So, he tried to issue something resembling an apology—in just… » 7/25/14 5:04pm Yesterday 5:04pm

How To Legitimize Bigotry: Embrace Debate

This morning, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless shouted at each other about Tony Dungy's comments that Michael Sam's sexuality would be an overriding distraction in an NFL locker room, and whether it was a bigger distraction that Michael Vick's return from prison. I'm sorry, that's the worst sentence I've ever typed. » 7/22/14 1:33pm Tuesday 1:33pm

Stephen A. Smith Gossip: James Dolan Wanted To Trade Iman Shumpert

You're looking at a very unique piece of video, dug up by Azaz of the Knicks FanBlog. It's from the taping of Stephen A. Smith's ESPN interview with Dwight Howard this weekend, but for whatever reason, one Youtube user was able to tune in to the satellite feed and record the taping. It's basically Smith and Howard… » 7/17/13 11:17am 7/17/13 11:17am

Stephen A. Smith Thinks Hockey Has Ties, Is Not As Dumb As People Who…

After weeks of increasing criticism of ESPN's less-than-comprehensive hockey coverage, the NHL finally made SportsCenter. After a 19-0-3 start, a record, the Chicago Blackhawks have finally become a "sports" thing instead of a hockey thing. But be careful what you wish for: on this morning's SportsCenter, the… » 3/04/13 2:05pm 3/04/13 2:05pm

Stephen A. Smith Says "Nigga, Please" On ESPN2, And Everyone Gets…

On Thursday morning's First Take, Stephen A. Smith expressed his disbelief that Kobe Bryant would miss time with an injury by saying "nigga, please." This was not a thing he should have said on TV, yet he did. It was barely noticeable, but at least one person noticed, uploaded the video, and certain folks began… » 10/26/12 12:35pm 10/26/12 12:35pm