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Stephen A. Smith doing a live ESPN segment at Wells Fargo Center (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for Steed Media Service)

Things turned ugly on ESPN’s mega-successful sports show “First Take” when NFL Hall of Famer Terrell “T.O.” Owens told Stephen A. Smith on air that his White co-host “almost seems Blacker than you.” The source of the Smith-Owens eruption was the fiasco surrounding Colin Kaepernick, the exiled former NFL quarterback whose tryout with the league…

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ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, who attended the HBCU Winston-Salem State University, knows the difficulties that many Black college students face after graduation, because he experienced them. During an exclusive interview with rolling out, the former college baller shared advice for HBCU graduates, as well as young journalists that want to be the next Stephen A. Smith. “I’d…

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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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ESPN loudmouth Skip Bayless may have reached an all-time low on Tuesday, April 10 during an episode of “First Take.” During a debate about the NBA MVP race, Bayless was called out by Jalen Rose for lying about his high school basketball exploits. On March 31, Bayless tweeted that the Oklahoma City Thunder would be doomed if Russell…

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