Scoop B: Remembering iconic ESPN SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott three years later

Stuart Scott. Photo Credit: ESPN

On January 4, 2015, former ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died after complications from cancer.

Scott was a fixture at the World Wide Leader for years. He’d been revered for his mastery of phrases like ‘cool as the other side of the pillow’ and ‘boo-yah’ during his broadcasts.

Chris Broussard & Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson discuss Stuart Scott and his legacy 

He’d been fighting cancer since 2007. Born in Chicago, Scott spent his formative years growing up in North Carolina.

Before his death, Scott accepted the Jimmy V Perseverance  Award at the ESPY Awards in 2015.

He spoke about his fight with cancer and emphasized that it was his two daughters, Taelor and Sydni, that kept him fighting:

“Taelor and Sydni, I love you guys more than I will ever be able to express. You two are my heartbeat. I am standing on this stage here tonight because of you.”

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About Brandon Robinson

Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson is a managing editor and columnist at RESPECT Magazine. Follow him on Twitter: @ScoopB and Instagram: @Scoop_B. As a 12 year old, he was a Nets reporter from 1997-1999, co-hosting a show called Nets Slammin' Planet with former New Jersey Net Albert King and Nets play-by-play man Chris Carrino. He's also been a writer and radio host at CBS and a staff writer at The Source Magazine. He's a graduate of both Eastern University and Hofstra University. You can catch him daily on the Scoop B Radio Podcast. Visit ScoopBRadio.com to listen. For inquiries and to contact Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson visit ScoopB.com