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.

The segment, titled "sportsmash" (in all lowercase, as was the ESPN2 motif at launch) carries a bit quicker pace than a typical SportsCenter episode, to which Scott graduated several years later.

Despite this, the flavor for which Stu Scott would become known as an ESPN personality is evident. Your video is above; here's the transcript from closed captioning.

>> GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO THE END OF OUR CAREERS. THREE HOURS, MITCH ALBOM, SUZY KOLBER. I'M KEITH OLBERMANN. THIS IS THE FIRST EDITION OF SPORTS NIGHT. APART FROM THESE WONDERFUL HIJINX AND FUN STUFF WE DO OVER THERE, OVER HERE, ALL THE NEWS THAT FITS IN YOUR CABLE.

>> ALL OF IT.

>> WE CALL IT SPORTS MASH. 25 AND 55 PAST THE HOUR. EVERYTHING YOU COULD EVER WANT TO KNOW. WE TAKE HIGHLIGHTS SCORES AND FASHION RISKS. YOU LIKE THIS? FROM OUR TEAM OF NEWS HOUNDS. KNOCKING OFF THE FIRST SPORTS MASH, STUART SCOTT.

>> KEITH. PLEASE. I'M HAVING FUN. I LIKE THE SHIRT AND THE JACKET TOGETHER. THAT IS HIP. THAT IS ESPN2.

>> THANK YOU. HERE IS THE FIVE BUCKS.

>> THANKS.

>> RIGHT THERE, SIR.

>> DETROIT'S BADDEST BAD BOY IS NOW A SPUR. THE PISTONS TRYING FOR A YEAR NOW TO DUMP DENNIS RODMAN AND HIS PERSONALITY HAVE DONE IT. RODMAN HAS BEEN TRADED TO THE SPURS FOR SEAN ELLIOTT. HE HAS BEEN THE LEAD REBOUNDER FOR THE LAST TWO YEARS BUT ON AND OFF COURT ANTICS HAVE PEOPLE QUESTIONING HIS DI ZEIER.NO QUESTION HE CAN PLAY. SO CAN SEAN ELLIOTT. ELLIOTT WAS AN ALL AMERICAN AT ARIZONA. HE REALIZING HIS NBA POTENTIAL. THIS GUY IS ALL OF THAT. RODMAN AND ISIAH MORRIS TO SAN ANTONIO FOR ELLIOTT AND DAVID WOOD.

MORE DETAILS THROUGHOUT SPORTS NIGHT.

A SPOT OF ENGLISH BOXING TONIGHT. I WILL CHUCK THE ACCENT, BUT LENNOX LEWIS PUTS HIS BELT UP TONIGHT AGAINST FELLOW BRIT FRANK BRUNO. FIGHTING OUTDOORS AT WALES. BUT THE FIGHT RS ARE IN THE RING, FIRST PUNCH ABOUT FIVE MINUTES AWAY.

159 GAMES INTO THE BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON AND ABSOLUTELY NOTHING IS SETTLED IN THE NL WEST. THE BRAVES AND GIANTS ARE TIED. SAN FRAN CAN END THE ASTROS A BIG THANK YOU FOR THAT ONE. HOUSTON'S RON GANT HAVING KI NIPGSS. JOHN SMOLTZ WAS HAMMERED WHEN HE WASN'T HAMMERED HE DID THE

DAMAGE HIMSELF. WILD PITCH. HOUSTON SMACKED ATLANTA 10-8. SMOLTZ SAYS —

>> MY MAIN GOAL, I WAS CAUGHT IN BETWEEN PITCHING, HITTING MY LOCATION. I FELT TOO GOOD. I GOT NO EXCUSES OTHER THAN I DIDN'T DO A VERY GOOD JOB TONIGHT. THE OFFENSE GAVE ME EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO WIN.

>> THE BRAVES ARE 10-0 AGAINST THE ROCKIES THIS YEAR. FOR EVERYONE WHO WROTE THE GIANTS OFF AFTER THEY LOST EIGHT IN A ROW AND TUMBLED 4 1/2 BACK OF THE BRAVES TAKE YOUR FOOT OUT OF YOUR THROAT. SAN FRAN IS CLIMBING BACK INTO A TIE.

BILL SWIFT ON THE HILL. CHECK OUT THE DEFENSE. MATT WILLIAMS GUNS DOWN JOSE OFFERMAN. TREATING PIAZZA LIKE A DOG. THEY TAKE IT 3-1. THE GIANT SEND JOHN BURKETT TO THE HILL, GOING FOR HIS 32nd WIN. 10:35 START.

DALE CARTER OF KANSAS CITY HAD ANOTHER RUN IN WITH 5-0. CARTER AND TWO FRIENDS WERE ARRESTED RIDING IN CARTER'S PICKUP TRUCK WHEN ONE EXCHANGED GUN FIRE WITH A MAN IN ANOTHER CAR. THEY ARE LOOKING FOR THOSE SUSPECTS. CARTER WAS RELEASED AND NO CHARGES ARE EXPECTED TO BE FILED

AGAINST HIM.

L.A. RAIDER QUARTERBACK VINCE EVANS HASN'T STARTED A GAME SINCE A REPLACEMENT GAME IN 1987. THAT STREAK WILL END SUNDAY. EVANS GETS THE NOD OVER JEFF HOSTETTLER.

A RACING LEGEND IS HANGING UP HIS STEERING WHEEL. MARIO ANDRETTI WILL RACE ONE MORE SEASON AND SAY I'M OUT OF HERE. ANDRETTI, THE 1978 FORMULA 1 CHAMP AND ONE TIME DAYTONA 500 CHAMP IS 53 YEARS OLD.

BASEBALL, TORONTO BLUE JAYS AND BALTIMORE ORIOLES. RIGHT NOW TONIGHT BALTIMORE LEADING THE JAYS 1-0.

ELSEWHERE DETROIT IS LEADING THE YANKEES.

THERE IS TORONTO-BALTIMORE SCORE.

SEATTLE-MINNESOTA GETS STARTED TONIGHT. KANSAS CITY-TEXAS. ALSO ON TAP FOR TONIGHT SEATTLE-MINNESOTA. CALIFORNIA AND OAKLAND IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE.

THE METS LEAD THE MARLINS 3-0.HOUSTON-CINCINNATI TIED AT GOOSE EGGS IN THE FIRST INNING. ONE MORE SCORE. PITTSBURGH-MONTREAL ALSO KNOTTED

AT GOOSE EGGS. PHILADELPHIA AND ST. LOUIS WITH AN 8:05 START.

CHICAGO-SAN DIEGO STARTS LATER TONIGHT ON THE COAST. TO THE WINKS WE GO.

— TO THE LINKS WE GO.

BILLY ANDRADE IS TIED WITH PERSONS ON THE SEEN YEAR TOUR. TOM SCHAU. LEE TREVINO TIED WITH JIM DENT WITH A TWO-SHOT LEAD IN CLEMENS, NORTH CAROLINA.

NOW INTRODUCING A ROOKIE FOR THE SWEDISH HOCKEY TEAM, IGOR VASHINOV, NUMBER 100.2. WHAT KIND OF NUMBER IS THAT? IT IS IGOR'S NUMBER. A SWEDISH RADIO STATION PAID $12,000 ON HIS IS JERSEY. IT IS AGAINST THE RULES TO PUT FOUR DIGITS. BUT THEY ASKED FOR AND GOT A SPECIAL EXEMPTION.

THAT IS ALL THE SMASH. DEB KAUFMAN WILL BE HERE TO TELL YOU WHY THE BRITS ARE UP IN A TIZZY BECAUSE OF THE ALL AMERICAN GAME.

PEACE. FUL KEITH, KICKING IT BACK TO YOU.

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[ESPN2]

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