Tag: first take

Stephen A. Smith gets it wrong again with Ray Rice commentary

ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith has made a second career out of blaming the victim. Or perhaps, he’s too preoccupied with maintaining his “close, personal” friendship with so many notables in sports that he’s become incapable of calling out their nonsense.

Lil Wayne addresses Florida teacher suspended for his lyrics

It was reported two weeks ago that a middle school teacher from a Boynton Beach, FL charter school was suspended after distributing uncensored Lil Wayne lyrics to his students. The sharing of the lyrics, from the Wayne song “Six Foot Seven Foot,” was explained by the school’s headmaster as the teacher trying to be creative in reaching his students. Of course, parents were shocked and outraged by the exercise. During his recent appearance on ESPN’s First Take, Lil Wayne was asked about the incident and shared his perspective on the teacher’s judgment.

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