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Stephen A. Smith Slams Jada for Emasculating Will Smith | Watch

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*Stephen A. Smith is calling out Jada Pinkett Smith over her latest comments about her marriage to Will Smith. During the recent press run for her new book, “Worthy,” Pinkett Smith revealed she and Will have been separated since 2016. She also claims Tupac proposed to her, and Chris Rock once asked her out on […]

Stephen A. Smith Calls Out ‘Fat Bastard’ Jason Whitlock | Watch

*Stephen A. Smith called Jason Whitlock a “fat bastard” while addressing recent criticisms of him from Marcellus Wiley. On the latest episode of Smith’s podcast, he seemingly took aim at Whitlock. Smith didn’t specifically mention Jason’s name but from the description, it certainly sounds like his former ESPN coworker. Watch the four-minute point of the […]

Stephen A. Smith Wears Name Tag After Shannon Sharpe Calls Him ‘Skip’ | Watch

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*Shannon Sharpe slipped up and called Stephen A. Smith “Skip” during a debate on ESPN’s “First Take” on Monday.  Smith wore a name tag for Tuesday’s show, prompting Sharpe to burst into laughter.  Fans also found the move amusing, with one person writing on X (formally Twitter), “Strive for this level of pettiness.” Another X […]

Shannon Sharpe to Make ‘First Take’ Debut in September

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*Stephen A. Smith confirmed on Thursday’s edition of “First Take” that Shannon Sharpe will join the show, making his debut on September 4  “I honestly didn’t know I had an announcement to make until literally 60 seconds ago, but I was informed that it’s official,” Smith said, Uproxx reports.  “It’s all about not standing still […]

Stephen A. Smith Claps Back at Lonzo Ball Amid Feud Over Knee Injury

*Stephen A. Smith clapped back at Lonzo Ball during an episode of ESPN’s First Take, during which he continued to question the severity of Ball’s knee injury. Smith responded to a viral video where Ball responded to Smith’s comment that he was having difficulty standing up out of a chair. “Sitting poolside on the bench, […]

Stephen A. Smith on Athletes who Try to Get Black Journalists Fired over Tough Questions

Stephen A. Smith, in a white button-down and red-tinted sunglasses, speaks on the "Podcast P with Paul George: podcast

*Stephen A. Smith says he has personally seen professional athletes attempt to get a journalist fired for asking tough questions, and that it happens to Black beat writers more than non-Black writers. Appearing on “Podcast P with Paul George,” the host of ESPN’s “First Take” was addressing George’s comment about podcasts leveling the playing field […]

Shannon Sharpe Could Join ESPN’s ‘First Take’ After Skip Bayless Split

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*Shannon Sharpe is moving on to ESPN’s “First Take” after parting ways with Slip Bayelss on FS1’s “Undisputed.” Sharpe will join Stephen A. Smith every Monday and Tuesday during the NFL season, according to the New York Post. As Complex reports, on the latest “First Take” show, Smith said “we all know [Sharpe joining is] […]

Stephen A. Smith Claps Back at ‘Haters’ Calling for ESPN to Fire Him | Watch

*”First Take” host Stephen A. Smith shared his thoughts on the layoffs at ESPN and even suggested that his head could be next on the chopping block. “This ain’t the end. More is coming,” Smith said on a recent episode of his podcast, Fox News Digital reports. “And yes ladies and gentlemen, I could be […]

Stephen A. Smith’s Hilarious Reaction to Meeting Victor Wembanyama | Watch

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*ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith has weighed in on the hype surrounding No. 1 overall draft pick Victor Wembanyama, who stands 7’5″. Smith met Wembanyama at the NBA Draft on Thursday and shared what it was like standing next to the French sensation. “The kid is 7’5″, I stood next to him…my hairline receded about three […]

Stephen A. Smith Slams Paul Pierce Over ‘Drunk’ Podcast Appearance | Video

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*Stephen A. Smith is calling out retired Boston Celtics player Paul Pierce for appearing drunk on a recent episode of the Showtime podcast “The Ticker & The Truth,” which he co-hosts with Kevin Garnett.  “I never enjoy this kind of stuff, but I have no choice,” Smith said on his ESPN show. “… Y’all might […]

Stephen A. Smith Tells Hannity He’s Ready to Host a Late Night Show

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*Stephen A. Smith is ready to be the next host of late-night television. Speaking recently to Sean Hannity on Fox News, the “First Take” host said he would bring a new flair to the space with his politics and various worldly views, Radar reports.  “I am interested in doing late night,” he said. “I would […]