Scoop B: Remembering ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Two Years Later


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 as was revered for his mastery of phrases like ‘cool as the other side of the pillow’ and ‘boo-yah’ during his broadcasts.

He’d been fighting cancer since 2007.

Check out NBA analyst Chris Broussard and REPECT MAG’s Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson discuss Scott’s legacy 

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 to listen. For inquiries and to contact Brandon 'Scoop B' Robinson visit