Craig Sager to receive Jimmy V Award for Perseverance

During the Western Conference Finals, NBA fans can find Craig Sager doing his normal job, handling sideline duties for TNT. Sager, who was given just a few months to live back in March, continues to work the job he loves, even driving hours from chemotherapy treatments to make sure he’s in time for games. His fight against cancer has been absolutely inspirational. This summer,...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

The V Foundation announces Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund

Stuart Scott passed away on January 4th, 2015, but that doesn’t mean his fight against cancer is over. The V Foundation for Cancer Research and family members representing Stuart Scott have announced the creation of the Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund which will not only continue Scott’s fight against cancer, but it will also assist those who are facing a similar...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The best Stuart Scott 'This is SportsCenter' commercials

Stuart Scott was one of the biggest and most influential personalities in the history of ESPN. One venue where that personality was perhaps best seen was in his appearances in the series of “This Is SportsCenter” commercials. I’ve been working on a Top 50 list for a while so luckily a lot of these were not hard to find. I’ve gone this route (and ESPN did a wonderful job...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

‘SportsCenter’ Bids Farewell To Stuart Scott With Moving Segment (Video)

Stuart Scott, in many ways, was the face of ESPN’s “SportsCenter.” Scott, a longtime ESPN anchor who died of cancer at age 49 on Sunday, was well-known for his passion, his hip catchphrases and his infectious personality. Bristol certainly lost a great one, and Scott’s colleagues paid tribute on Sunday night’s edition of the show he revolutionized. Steve Levy and Scott...
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rich Eisen Pays Tribute to Stuart Scott on NFL Network’s Post-Game Coverage

We all saw Rich Eisen’s heartfelt announcement that his friend and former colleague Stuart Scott had passed away on Sunday morning. Having to work through his anguish as the head of NFL Network’s playoff coverage later in the day, Eisen showed everyone why he is among the best in the business. For an entire segment on the network’s post-game coverage, Eisen used catchphrases...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Rich Eisen pays a moving tribute to Stuart Scott

During NFL GameDay Morning, Rich Eisen paid tribute to his friend, Stuart Scott, who passed away this morning at the age of 49. Eisen who co-anchored SportsCenter with Scott in the 1990’s fought back the tears as he was talking about his good friend. Eisen mentioned that him, a Jewish kid from Staten Island became friends with a black man from Chicago by way of North Carolina....
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Sports world reacts to the passing of Stuart Scott

Longtime ESPN television personality Stuart Scott passed away at the age of 49 on Sunday morning after succumbing to cancer. Scott leaves behind two daughters, an ex-wife and a girlfriend. He also leaves behind a legacy stronger than anyone could have imagined. A man that defined what it meant to be cool on-air and reach out to millions of young Americans who felt like he was one...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN Released An Incredible 15-Minute Tribute To Stuart Scott

ESPN anchor Stuart Scott, who had been battling cancer since 2007, passed away Sunday morning at the age of 49. The network has released an incredible 15-minute tribute to his legacy. You can watch it below: Prayers to Scott’s family and friends.
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Stuart Scott Shoots Down Rumor He’s In Hospice For Cancer Fight

Stuart Scott is OK, everyone. Scott, a longtime ESPN “SportsCenter” anchor known for his enthusiastic catchphrases, recently revealed he’s been battling cancer for seven years. But while Scott continues to battle the disease, he is not in hospice, as a startling rumor recently suggested. Scott issued the following tweet Tuesday. Rumor bout me in hospice. Not True. Airball...
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stuart Scott delivers moving speech at ESPYs

Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott delivered an incredibly moving speech at the 2014 ESPYs upon receiving the Jimmy V Perseverance Award. The speech was powerful enough to make most people cry. Stu has been fighting cancer since 2007 and said in his speech that he was in the hospital as of Friday following four surgeries […]
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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