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  • Stephen A. Smith Signs Multi-Year Extension at ESPN

    Feb 4, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *So, we’re gonna be stuck with Stephen A. Smith for a minute. The ESPN personality, who joined ESPN in 2003 as an NBA analyst and reporter, has re-upped with the sports network in a multi-year deal, according to reports. A featured commentator on the channel’s daily debate program “First Take,” Smith will continue to appear […]

  • Watch Stephen A. Smith’s Emotional Tribute to Stuart Scott (Video)

    Jan 7, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith gave an touching tribute to colleague Stuart Scott Monday on his show, “First Take.” Scott, died Sunday at 49 after a long bout with cancer. “You knew that he was a fighter, you knew that he was somebody who was going to fight until the bitter end, and you knew he […]

  • Stephen A. Smith on ESPN Suspension: ‘It Was My Mistake’ (Watch)

    Jul 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Stephen A. Smith tells TMZ he has no plans to challenge ESPN’s decision to suspend him for on-air comments he made about domestic violence, telling the website, “It was my mistake.” “I’m a man … you deal with the things that you do,” Smith told TMZ at LaGuardia Airport. Smith said he has not yet […]

  • Melyssa Ford Admits to Provoking a Man to Become Physically Violent (Watch)

    Jul 30, 14 by Deron Dalton 9 Comments

    *Model/actress Melyssa Ford continued the debate: is being provoked ever an excuse to hit a woman? The discourse stemmed from controversial comments Stephen A. Smith said on ESPN’s “First Take,” as we’ve reported. Smith said women should take responsibility for provoking men in domestic violence situations in reference to Ray Rice’s two-game suspension. The backlash required Smith to […]

  • Stephen A. Smith Suspended by ESPN Over Domestic Violence Comments

    Jul 30, 14 by Qwest7 5 Comments

    *Stephen A. Smith’s comments regarding domestic violence has resulted in a one-week suspension from ESPN. The suspension involves the on-air sports personality not appearing on his show “First Take” or on ESPN Radio until next Wednesday. The suspension is the latest development to occur since Smith attracted outrage from for remarks made during a discussion […]

  • Stephen A. Smith Apologizes for Domestic Violence Comments (Watch)

    Jul 28, 14 by EURPublisher01 15 Comments

    *Three days after his controversial statements about Ray Rice and domestic violence, Stephen A. Smith was back on ESPN2, delivering a three-minute apology at the start of his show “First Take.” “On Friday, speaking right here on ‘First Take’ on the subject of domestic violence, I made what can only amount to the most egregious […]