Stephen A. Smith’s bull-headed opinions are both his Samsonite strength and his Kryptonite and while recently discussing Floyd Mayweather’s extended invitation to NFL coach Jenn Welter, he almost went off the rails talking about the same subject that landed him in hot water a little more than a year ago.
Growing up in St. Louis, Nelly starred on his high school’s baseball team and even won MVP honors. The “Hot In Here” rapper’s passion for the game is still high, as evidenced by his appearance yesterday (July 17) on ESPN’s First Take program.
Popular NBA analyst for ESPN and founder of Grantland, Bill Simmons, was suspended earlier this week for tweets criticizing one of the network’s flagship shows, First Take.
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson made a stop over on ESPN’s First Take this morning to promote his ESPN Friday Night Fights card on March 1st at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods.
ESPN’s First Take hit the road this weekend to take in the All-Star Weekend festivities in Houston, Texas. The first guest on the show was Chi-Town’s own Common.
The legendary Pete Rock was greeted with open arms on today’s episode of ESPN’s First Take. There the renowned producer had an opportunity to weigh in on Kobe Bryant’s role in the Lakers’ recent win streak and how allegations of Ray Lewis using performance enhancing drugs could further taint his legacy.
DJ Enuff gets the premiere of Joe Budden’s new remix to his lead single, “She Don’t Put It Down.”
Proud ATLien Big Boi visited the set of ESPN’s First Take to talk about the upcoming playoff showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and the Seattle Seahawks this coming Sunday. The confident Outkast rapper says his squad is ready to take it all, provided the players stay free of Atlanta’s nightlife before the big game.
Rob Parker will not be asked back to ESPN. The sports network announced today that the commentator— who questioned Washington Washington Football Team quarterback Robert Griffin III’s “blackness” because he’s in an interracial relationship—will not have his contract renewed.
What was Rob Parker thinking? Yesterday, the sports columnist made headlines for essentially questioning the Blackness of Washington Washington Football Team quarterback Robert Griffin III because of his white fiancée, Rebecca Liddicoat, while on ESPN’s First Take, among other reasons. Today, the network announced that is has suspended Parker for his comments.
An episode of ESPN’s First Take got racially awkward after reporter Rob Parker called out an NFL player for having a white fiancée. Parker pulled Washington Washington Football Team rookie Robert Griffin III’s race card all because of his significant other’s skin color. “Is he a brother, or is he a cornball brother?” Parker asked.
Stephen A. Smith, the fiery ESPN analyst and co-host of blustery morning sports show First Take has found himself in the middle of another potential controversy after reportedly dropping the “n-bomb” on live TV. While discussing favorite subject the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant, Smith seems to have let the word slip while speaking on the All-Star’s foot […]
Frequent ESPN guest and sports enthusiast, Wale, made his way via satellite to First Take this morning with Skip Bayless, Stephen A. Smith and Cari Champion.
The honorable Bernard “Bun B” Freeman took his talents to Bristol, Connecticut this morning and chopped it up with Skip Bayless, Stephen A. Smith, Eric Mangini and the lovely Cari Champion this morning on First Take.
A few days ago, we caught footage of Wale and Stalley of Maybach Music Group working on a new theme song for ESPN’s First Take, produced by Amadeus. Today, the song made it’s debut on the “Worldwide Leader In Sports” with Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith.
Atlanta resident, T.I., took a seat on ESPN’s First Take today to talk sports with Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith. The Kang of the south talked to Tip about former Atlanta Falcons hero, Michael Vick, and his injury prone seasons. Skip Bayless also talks to T.I. about the electricity that Vick used to bring to the […]
2 Chainz career revival continues on its phoenix-like rise as he took a seat alongside Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith on ESPN’s First Take. Tity Boi also got to promote his new album Based On A T.R.U. Story and even gave Skip a chain. Check it out down below.
One of Hip-Hop’s biggest sports enthusiasts, Wale, chopped it up with Skip Bayless and Rob Parker on ESPN’s First Take. Wale gets on the very good side of a certain Hip-Hop Wired editor by saying that the Knicks have what it takes to go to the Eastern Conference Championship. Mr. Folarin also bets his dreadlocks […]