Stephen A. Smith

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Alex Reimer
April 04, 2019 - 11:45 am
As a self-proclaimed vigilante for truth and justice, it pains me to side with a billionaire over a free press that’s trying to expose his alleged crimes. But any outlet that would release Robert Kraft’s sex tapes from the Orchids of Asia Day Spa wishes to engage in nothing more than legally...
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Alex Reimer
April 03, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Stephen A. Smith is expected to become the highest-paid talent in ESPN history, the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand reports . Being wrong and loud has never been so lucrative. Though Smith still has two years remaining on his contract, which Marchand says pays him around $5 million annually,...
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Alex Reimer
March 21, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Stephen A. Smith is starting to implode before our very eyes. The bombastic, and dare I say borderline iconic, ESPN personality seems to be living in an alternate sports reality, where Hunter Henry played tight end for the Chargers last season and Dwayne Haskins is Michael Vick reincarnated. Nobody...
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Gordon Hayward
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Alex Reimer
March 12, 2019 - 9:55 am
When iconic CBS anchor Walter Cronkite turned against the war in Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson infamously said he had lost America. The same logic applies to me and Stephen A. Smith’s latest musings about Gordon Hayward receiving preferential treatment in Boston due to his race. As devout...
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Evan Marinofsky
January 13, 2019 - 10:55 pm
Don't worry, guys. There's plenty of crow to go around. After the New England Patriots throttled the Los Angeles Chargers, 41-28, on Sunday, it marked the end of a very rough weekend for the national media. The ones who all week preached the Chargers' superiority, Tom Brady's demise, and the end of...
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Evan Marinofsky
January 12, 2019 - 4:03 pm
Fresh off a four-game win streak, the Boston Celtics laid an egg Thursday night, losing to the Miami Heat 115-99. Even worse, the Celtics had more drama, as Marcus Morris was seen pushing Jaylen Brown during a timeout . It's been no secret that the Celtics haven't been without their fair share of...
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Evan Marinofsky
January 12, 2019 - 3:56 pm
With the New England Patriots back on the Sunday NFL game schedule, so too was Max Kellerman's Tom Brady bashing. On First Take, Kellerman held nothing back when criticizing the 41-year old quarterback. "I'll say this: of the remaining quarterbacks in the AFC, [Brady> is dead last," said Kellerman...
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Alex Reimer
December 13, 2018 - 6:32 pm
On “First Take” Thursday, Stephen A. Smith said three players who aren’t currently active for the Chargers and Chiefs will have an impact in tonight’s game. Tedy Bruschi reacted like somebody belched in his face. Smith started off his diatribe about the big Thursday night contest with a reminder to...
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Alex Reimer
December 13, 2018 - 9:54 am
With the Steelers in the midst of another late-season collapse, there is a building movement in Pittsburgh to can head coach Mike Tomlin. Radio host and columnist Mark Madden is leading the charge, writing this week it’s time for the organization to think about moving on, despite Tomlin’s exemplary...
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Alex Reimer
June 14, 2018 - 2:21 pm
Stephen A. Smith says he went too far when professing his love for the rear-end. In a now-viral video, Snoop Dogg asks Smith about his favorite part of the female anatomy. The interview, which aired on Snoop Dogg's YouTube show, was conducted in October. “I’m associated with Walt Disney, but dammit...
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