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Stephen A. Smith Stands Tall, Answers Questions About His Suspension

Stephen A. Smith answers questions about his suspension in this creeper interview from TMZ.
Via Gamedayr
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Speaks on Beadle, ESPN Suspension & DV (Video)

Normally, the TMZ interviewers aren’t very good, but this guy asked some good questions and to Stephen A. Smith’s credit he didn’t ducked them, he answered them all pretty clearly. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. I never thought Stephen A. Smith was advocating women cause their own beatings (you can read my full thoughts here). I think what hurt Stephen...
Via BlackSportsOnline
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith Suspended One Week From ESPN

Stephen A. Smith will not appear on ESPN television or radio for one week, the network announced Tuesday. ESPN is not calling the absence a suspension, but that’s essentially what it is. Smith made controversial comments regarding domestic violence during Friday morning’s edition of “First Take” on ESPN2. He made the situation worse later that day when he attempted to clarify...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Whoopi Goldberg Defends Stephen A. Smith’s Domestic Violence Comments On ‘The View’

As you’re probably aware by now, Stephen A. Smith made some controversial comments on ‘First Take’ regarding domestic violence last week. The comments came during a discussion about Ray Rice’s assault on his then-fiancee, during which Smith talked about the “elements of provocation” from women in domestic violence cases. After significant backlash, Smith attempted to...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ESPN inaction on Stephen A. Smith shows network’s inconsistency on suspensions

When Stephen A. Smith went off the rails on First Take last Friday, saying that women have a responsibility to not provoke men into attacking them, he was deservingly and roundly criticized (even by ESPN colleagues), and it seemed likely punishment from the network would follow. After all, the Worldwide Leader has a long history of suspending, firing, or otherwise parting ways...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

OU RB Joe Mixon’s Lawyer Says Client Punched Woman in Self-Defense

Ignore the majority of Stephen A. Smith’s rant and multiple apologies and the crux of his point was if a woman is physically abusing a man, is she partly responsible in him striking back? There are no set rules with this, because the individual has to decide what type of threat he is dealing with. I am under the belief unless your life is in danger you walk away. Others believe...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith apologizes for saying women “provoke” domestic violence (Video)

Stephen A. Smith of ESPN apologized today for his comments last Friday in which he said that women can sometimes provoke men into beating them up. I appreciate Smith’s apology, but it seems all too rehearsed and more of a PR move. It also doesn’t just come down to Smith saying the word “provoke” His entire rant was talking about a woman’s responsibility in domestic violence...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith leaving ESPN Radio for SiriusXM

Stephen A. Smith is polarizing. Whether he’s on First Take or ESPN Radio in New York, he always garners a reaction. So imagine him on another national platform like SiriusXM radio. It’s about to happen. The New York Daily News reports that Smith will be joining the “Mad Dog Radio” channel and host his own show in the 1-3 p.m. ET timeslot leading into Chris Russo’s show...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Stephen A. Smith Leaving ESPN Radio

In what could eventually lead to a complete breakup with ESPN, controversial media personality Stephen A. Smith is reportedly leaving ESPN Radio for a gig on SiriusXM radio.  This report by the NY Daily News goes on to indicate that Smith will be joining Mad Dog Radio, which is run by another controversial media personality in Chris Russo. Apparently, this is a match made in...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s worst nightmare has come to life thanks to First Take

It was only a matter of time.  Only a matter of time before someone on First Take said something stupid enough to drag the show’s carcass back into the headlines.  This time, it wasn’t Skip Bayless, nor even the ghost of Rob Parker.  It was Stephen A. Smith and his comments on women “provoking” assault. In case you were away from social media Friday, Smith clumsily talked...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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