Stuart Scott's memoir, which he completed before dying last month at the age of 49, comes out next month. The Washington Post quotes a passage from the book, in which Scott dates the origins of "Boo-yah" to his high school days in North Carolina:
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On yesterday's episode—the same one where he re-aired Stuart Scott's 1993 ESPN2 debut—Keith Olbermann decided to honor what he called Scott's "professional courage." Specifically, the time an ESPN executive, piqued by Scott's unique catchphrases, called the anchor into his office and told him he was being too black on…
As promised, Keith Olbermann dedicated the second segment of his program today to a re-airing of Stuart Scott's sportscast from the 1993 inaugural episode of SportsNight—the program that launched ESPN2.
Here's today's Virginian-Pilot sports front, and it honors Stuart Scott with headlines referencing the late ESPN anchor's most well-known catchphrases.
Rich Eisen announcing his friend and colleague Stuart Scott's death live on-air this morning was heartbreaking, but his tribute to the late ESPN anchor tonight on NFL Network was enough to bring a smile back to your face. Count up the Stu Scott catchphrases down in the comments.
Our media criticism in these parts often accuses television of being so lacking in basic sensibility that it has become post-human. Stuart Scott's death at 49 prompted a reminder that, yes, these are real people on TV; there's no more accurate a depiction of this than the tentative and often fragile on-air reactions…
Stuart Scott died this morning at the age of 49. Scott was diagnosed with cancer in November 2007. ESPN has a lengthy obituary up, and ESPN2 spent much of Sunday talking with current and former ESPN personnel about their friendships with Scott.
Stuart Scott was given the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at tonight's ESPYS and gave a speech reminiscent of the award's namesake. Among other topics, Scott described his recent hospitalization in grim detail and spoke about the nature of "beating" cancer.
ESPN2 aired tonight's USA-Azerbaijan friendly from Candlestick Park, but it seems SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott wasn't paying much attention—because the veteran newsman thought the match happened in Western Asia.
In the overnight hours after Marcus Smart shoved a fan in Lubbock at the end of Saturday's Oklahoma State-Texas Tech game, speculation ran wild about what might have provoked the Cowboys superstar guard to react in such a way. By morning, the narrative had been forged: Red Raiders superfan Jeff Orr told Smart to "go…
Stuart Scott's cancer has returned for a third time. Don't worry, he's going to P90X the hell out of it.
This is a regular feature breaking down, minute-by-minute, the content that appears on ESPN's 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter throughout the week.
I don't remember now what was in my letter, which I'd addressed to the very nonspecific "SportsCenter anchors." I'm sure it was your standard fan mail—"I'm a big fan, I watch every morning, I want to be on ESPN one day." I don't think I asked for a reply, and I definitely didn't ask for signed headshots.
Rob Gronkowski, Patriots tight end and friend to at least one porn star, scored two touchdowns in New England's 34-3 win over Kansas City last night.
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Stu Scott was hyping an upcoming replay of Derek Anderson's meltdown last night when, in describing the cough button that "bleeps" out curse words on TV, Scott accidentally used a curse word on TV.