Stephen A. Smith Won't Call Josh Donaldson Racist

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May 24th, 2022 3:17 PM

It’s not often that Stephen A. Smith says something intelligent, so when he does, it’s worth writing about. 

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Smith Says Kaepernick Knelt For America, Rips His Backup Remarks

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April 20th, 2022 12:26 PM

NFL quarterback wannabe Colin Kaepernick says he is willing to accept a backup role with a team, and his remarks infuriated a long-time supporter. ESPN First Take host Stephen A. Smith said Tuesday that America owes Kaepernick an NFL job because he kneeled for national anthems “on behalf of us,” but he also accused the football pariah of not being sincere about wanting to play again. 

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LeBron James Losing Usually Reliable Media Support

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July 2nd, 2021 2:00 PM

Whiny rich, woke, pampered guy LeBron James is taking a thorough shelling from two media notables for his childish complaining. Stephen A. Smith and Shaquille O’Neal let the Lakers’ superstar motormouth have it for his repulsive attitude. And by the way, NBA TV ratings are way up since James and his team were eliminated from the playoffs, too.

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ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith: Tebow Signing Just More White Privilege

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May 21st, 2021 10:00 AM

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith has a big white problem with Tim Tebow, who officially signed a contract this week with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Bloviating on the First Take program today, Smith and colleague Max Kellerman debated whether or not they have a problem with the return of Tebow.

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ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Rages Against White Privilege in NBA Coaching

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September 4th, 2020 5:15 PM

ESPN senior ranter Stephen Anthony Smith had three-alarm, hair's-on-fire meltdowns Thursday and Friday over the NBA's Brooklyn Nets hiring Great White North Canadian Steve Nash as their new head coach. Smith inferred that in the post-George Floyd world, only black coaches matter. To Smith, the NBA team chose a coach from a hiring pool of privileged white boys.

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ESPN's Smith Accuses MLB of Racism Over Cheating Scandal

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April 25th, 2020 10:00 AM
Ranting on ESPN's First Take show Thursday, Stephen A. Smith accused Major League Baseball of racism in its punishment of sign stealing offenders. The sports media blog Awful Announcing roasted him for the bizarre accusation, calling his claim "quite a stretch."

Lib Media Bash ESPN's Stephen A. Smith for Ethics Violations

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December 15th, 2019 10:32 AM
ESPN First Take yell man Stephen A. Smith is under fire for making a mockery of journalism ethics. On Friday, The Root writer Stephen A. Crockett Jr. joined in with Jemele Hill's Twitter criticisms of Smith for secretly working with Jay-Z to arrange last month's failed NFL workout for Colin Kaepernick. Crockett and Hill, a writer for The Atlantic, are giving Smith no mercy.

Sports Blogger Says Fox Sports Attracting Disgruntled Conservatives

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December 2nd, 2019 10:00 AM
Awful Announcing's Ben Koo posted a lengthy report on Fox Sports emerging as a major threat to ESPN's long monopoly on college football coverage. Declaring a key part of that rivalry as political, Koo likened ESPN to a "punching bag" and Fox Sports as the alternative of choice for "disgruntled conservatives."
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Sports Media at Fever Pitch Over Kaepernick's Absence

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September 19th, 2019 10:00 AM
With the NFL's quarterback injury toll mounting, the volume on media calls for Colin Kaepernick's return to the NFL has risen to a deafening roar this week. His apologists always call for NFL teams to sign him when a quarterback goes down with an injury, but they've really ratcheted up the anger and intensity in the past couple days. USA Today's Nancy Armour and ESPN First Take…
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ESPN's Smith Cites Gambling Revenue for Kaepernick Snub

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December 6th, 2018 7:00 AM
Healthy quarterbacks in the nation's capital are dropping like flies, and Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden told reporters Monday the team actually discussed Colin Kaepernick. But after the team passed (again) on the renegade free agent and signed "Journeyman" Josh Johnson (see photo), ESPN First Take panelists discussed why the radical kneeler missed out on another…

Bitter Media Denounce Trump, NFL Over Protest Policy

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May 24th, 2018 8:48 PM
The very vanguard of the far Left is reacting bitterly today to the NFL's new policy banning football players from disrespectfully kneeling during the national anthem. Editorialists for The New York Times and The Washington Post, as well as USA Today, acted as if the hated Republican Party had just taken over the NFL in their denunciations, and the ACLU condemned the NFL's actions as…

ESPN’s Stephen Smith to Black Students: ‘Racism Doesn’t Exist for You'

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March 3rd, 2016 8:24 AM
If ESPN is interested in awarding the Arthur Ashe Courage Award to someone who has displayed actual…you know…courage, they might want to consider looking in their own backyard.
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O'Reilly Discusses 'Black Lives' Funding, Including Soros and Celebs

July 29th, 2015 11:04 PM
On his Tuesday night show, with the help of Kelly Riddell of the Washington Times, Bill O'Reilly of Fox News described how the "Black Lives Matter" movement sustains itself. The rest of the press wants readers, listeners and viewers to presume that it is a self-sustaining, grass-roots movement. It isn't. O'Reilly also noted that megastars Jay-Z and Beyoncé, numbers 28…
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ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Catches Flak for Insisting: 'All Lives Matter'

July 21st, 2015 7:31 PM
ESPN analyst and reporter Stephen A. Smith, apparently in reaction to seeing anyone who dares to say the words "all lives matter" in succession getting mercilessly attacked, pushed back hard today against the censorship and intimidation of the "Black Lives Matter" crowd in three tweets. The first: "Where is all the noise about #BlackLivesMatter when black folks are…