James Harden roasts Stephen A. Smith for missing shots, tweets “stick to your day job”

While “You never played the game” typically isn’t a good criticism of journalists, there’s a big difference between the athletic skills of a professional athlete and those of most journalists. Houston Rockets’ guard James Harden proved that Tuesday, tweeting a video of him passing to ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith and Smith trying in vain to make open three-pointers...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith rants about how hard his lucrative job is, thanks to travel and blowouts

Working in sports media can certainly be hard sometimes, but sports media members complaining about their job conditions often doesn’t go over well with fans, and the complaints ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith delivered on-air Tuesday night came across as some of the most entitled ever made by a media member. Smith appeared on SportsCenter with John Anderson and spent much of his segment...
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January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks, Melo to part ways by next season

The trade speculation surrounding Carmelo Anthony has been heating up, and now one plugged-in NBA reporter says ‘Melo and the New York Knicks will part ways by next season. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith says Anthony will be gone either by the trade deadline or summer. @stephenasmith on @carmeloanthony "he will be gone by the deadline or by the summer" — Michael Kay Show YES...
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January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith defends Donald Trump

ESPN “First Take” co-host Stephen A. Smith often says things to drive ratings and generate a reaction more than anything, and Monday was no different. With all the criticism of president-elect Donald Trump, Smith went against the grain (surprise surprise), and actually came out in support of him on Monday’s edition of “First Take.” Smith said we need to give Trump a chance...
Via The Sports Daily
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith expressed concern about race over Rams hiring of Sean McVay

The Los Angeles Rams filled their vacancy at head coach with the hiring of Sean McVay, who now becomes the youngest head coach in NFL history at the age of just 30. That alone ignited a number of hot takes and opinions about the hiring decision by the Rams, and when we are talking about hot takes that means we can only go so far without hearing from Stephen A. Smith of ESPN’s...
Via The Comeback
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith tells us to “Stay off the damn weeeeeee-duh!”

Stephen A. Smith has a certain fascination with marijuana. Well, at least in pronouncing weed “Weeeeee-duh”. The Twitter account @Whoabot has noticed this and has posted videos of SAS making this extended pronunciation at various times on First Take. Either he has a lot of free time or he has become obsessed. Then some others got involved. In any event they are quite funny. ...
Via Awful Announcing
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stephen A. Smith unloads on Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant's decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors is the most divisive we’ve seen since LeBron James’ famous move to Miami. For ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, however, there is no comparison. Smith argues that while the cupboard was bare in Cleveland, forcing James’ hand, Durant left one championship-caliber team for a better one. He says...
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July 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith: LeBron could return to Heat if Cavs win title

LeBron James has promised to bring a championship to the city of Cleveland, and we all know how bad he would look if he left the Cavaliers a second time before delivering on that promise. But is LeBron guaranteed to stick around if the Cavs do win a title? Stephen A. Smith doesn’t think so. On a recent episode of ESPN’s “First Take,” Smith said he has been told LeBron would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith will play surveillance expert “Brick” on ABC’s General Hospital

Quite frankly, ESPN First Take co-host Stephen A. Smith is a big fan of ABC’s daytime soap opera General Hospital, and now he’s going to play a role in it. Smith made a brief cameo in 2007, but now he’s receiving a larger part. Maurice Benard, who plays mobster Sonny Corinthos on the show, was a guest on First Take in 2015 and got to talking with Smith about General Hospital...
Via Awful Announcing
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

LeBron James 'not tied to Cleveland' per Stephen A. Smith

In the pattern of all bad news following Cavalier losses, the latest appears to focus on this coming July as well as all subsequent Julys until the end of time. According to ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, who was on the radio discussing the Cavs and their recent string of concerns, LeBron James is by no means tied to the city of Cleveland in the event things start to go poorly. Here’s...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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