Stephen A. Smith and Malika Andrews have heated argument about Ime Udoka

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

Tensions got heated quickly on the set of ESPN’s “First Take” as Stephen A. Smith and basketball reporter Malika Andrews debated Ime Udoka’s inappropriate sexual relationship with a team employee. Udoka, the Boston Celtics head coach, has been suspended for the entire upcoming 2022-23 NBA season and administered a severe financial penalty for engaging in […]

Stephen A. Smith said the Lakers need to trade LeBron James

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

Stephen A. Smith, the high-decibel, vein-popping and bombastic barker for ESPN’s signature show “First Take,” has seemingly made it his job to produce hot takes at regular intervals to trigger a large segment of sports fandom. Smith made the sports world quake again when he dropped an inflammatory take on sports and pop culture on […]

Stephon Marbury calls Stephen A. Smith the ‘biggest Uncle Tom’ on planet

Stephon Marbury dragged Stephen A. Smith online after the host of ESPN’s franchise show “First Take” called Marbury’s friend, NBA superstar Kyrie Irving, “one of the most delusional athletes in American history.” Hyperboles aside, Smith rebuked Irving severely after the point guard’s Brooklyn Nets suffered a humiliating sweep at the hands of the Boston Celtics […]

Jamie Foxx checks Stephen A. Smith for calling Ben Simmons ‘pathetic’ (videos)

Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx is playing defense for beleaguered NBA player Ben Simmons after ESPN host Stephen A. Smith unleashed a blistering condemnation of Simmons as the “weakest” and most “pathetic” athlete he’s ever seen. Foxx, who is an avid sports fan and was a star quarterback for his high school football team in the […]

Stephen A. Smith unloads epic rant after Knicks blow 28-point lead (video)

Stephen A. Smith went completely nuclear on ESPN after his New York Knicks blew a 28-point lead to lose yet again in an NBA game against their rival Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday evening, Feb. 16, 2022. Smith, the host of the “First Take” show, had a conniption as he screamed for an entire minute that […]

Say what? Stephen A. Smith says the Lakers need to trade Anthony Davis (video)

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

ESPN’s marquee talent Stephen A. Smith had the unmitigated gall to suggest that the Los Angeles Lakers should rid themselves of LeBron James’ most dynamic and reliable teammate, Anthony Davis. Smith proffered the audacious idea on his popular “First Take” show on Monday, Feb. 14, 2022, where he said that despite AD’s production, his brittleness […]

Stephen A. Smith uses Kobe Bryant tribute to diss other NBA players (video)

Jan. 26, 2022, marked two years since Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, and there were many tributes honoring the late Hall of Famer on that day. There was one specific tribute that some did not take lightly, and it was Stephen A. Smith’s video on ESPN. Instead of just praising Bryant alone, he […]

Vaccinated Stephen A. Smith nearly died from COVID-19 (videos)

ESPN’s marquee star, Stephen A. Smith, nearly died from the novel coronavirus — and he said he was fully vaccinated and even got the booster shot, to boot. Smith, the star of the sports network’s enormously popular daytime show “First Take,” took a moment from savaging the Dallas Cowboys momentarily to recap his personal horror with […]

Stephen A. Smith wants Jake Paul to stop cheating the sport of boxing

Stephen A. Smith has been on a tear lately, going on “First Take” and making a rant about anything he can put his hands on. First, it was Kyrie Irving, but now he has directed his attention at Jake Paul. Days after NFL running back Le’Veon Bell tweeted that Paul should “stop fightin’ small dudes […]

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith tests positive for COVID-19

ESPN’s franchise star Stephen A. Smith has been out for the past several days after contracting the novel coronavirus. Smith, the undisputed leader of the network’s morning talk show “First Take,” made the announcement on the program on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. He told the audience that he is suffering mild symptoms and his voice […]

Stephen A. Smith shut down after saying LeBron James is not feared (videos)

Former NBA sharpshooter J.J. Reddick performed invasive surgery on “First Take” host Stephen A. Smith when the latter insinuated that LeBron James was soft and “not feared” by fellow players. The intense debate was ignited after the NBA suspended James and Detroit Pistons’ center Isaiah Stewart for sparking a melee on the court on Sunday, […]

Jay Williams gets death threats for discussing Kyrie Ivring’s vaccine status

ESPN basketball analyst Jay Williams vows to never comment on the Kyrie Irving vaccine issue again after getting pelted with death threats and calls to “go hit a pole” and “go die again.”  Williams, 40, nearly died when his motorcycle slammed into a light pole in 2003 and mangled his legs and pelvis. It immediately […]

Kyrie Irving fires back at Stephen A. Smith over vaccination stance (video)

NBA superstar Kyrie Irving has grown tired of folks talking about him while allegedly misinterpreting him and calling him out of his name. Therefore, the basketball wizard has fired back with a severe rebuke of the Stephen A. Smiths of the world who have torched him nonstop for the past week. Smith, who routinely delivers […]

Fans praise Max Kellerman’s boxing commentary without Stephen A. Smith

Boxing fans heaped effusive praise on ESPN’s boxing expert Max Kellerman for his masterful commentary on the heavyweight fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. Moreover, many fans are especially happy that Kellerman was forcefully moved from the top-rated morning sports show, “First Take,” and which took him away from […]

Stephen A. Smith slams LeBron James for waiting to say he’s vaccinated (video)

ESPN’s famously high-volume mouthpiece Stephen A. Smith rebuked NBA superstar LeBron James for waiting months before telling the public that he is fully vaccinated.  The issue of vaccination has become an increasingly contentious issue within the league as several high-profile stars, most prominently Brooklyn Nets’ guard Kyrie Irving and Golden State’s Andrew Wiggings, have refused […]

Record-breaking track star Allyson Felix supports Sha’Carri Richardson

Allyson Felix, the most decorated Olympic track athlete of all time, is imploring fans to support and embrace Sha’Carri Richardson in the aftermath of her loss in a recent televised race. Richardson, 21, was subjected to abject embarrassment after finishing last of nine runners in the 100-meter dash in the ballyhooed Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, […]

Stephen A. Smith doesn’t feel Naomi Osaka was being bullied by journalist

Stephen A. Smith doesn’t see anything wrong with the way Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Paul Daugherty questioned Naomi Osaka and feels the term “bully” is being overused. Osaka briefly left a press conference in Cincinnati on Monday after she appeared to get upset with a line of questioning about her relationship with the media, leading her […]

Stephen A. Smith opens up about depression following Naomi Osaka controversy

Following tennis star Naomi Osaka’s recent announcement of her media boycott of the French Open, sports journalist Stephen A. Smith stated this week that he believes athletes should still participate in their media obligations. He also applauded Osaka for speaking out about mental health. During a recent episode of ESPN’s First Take, Smith opened up […]

Stephen A. Smith chides the NBA and players for not hiring more Black execs

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith was not happy with Brad Stevens’ recent promotion from head coach of the Boston Celtics to president of basketball operations for the team, even though he’s never held any front office experience in his basketball career.  The sports commentator also took issue with the recent hiring of Steve Nash as a […]

Stephen A. Smith responds and destroys Kwame Brown with hilarious blooper reel

As if his words didn’t sting enough back in 2008 when he decimated the career of Kwame Brown, calling him a “bonafide scrub,” among other insults, Stephen A. Smith spent nearly ten minutes railing the career of the former #1 NBA draft pick on his show, “Stephen A’s World.” Before launching a video of Brown’s […]