You know you’ve hit rock-bottom when you’re getting passed over for bowling — celebrity bowling.
“You beat cancer by how you live. So live. Live. Fight like hell.” That fight ended Sunday when Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality, died at age 49.
Scott had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the network said, but remained dedicated to his craft even as he underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
The former Jets coach will land a job soon enough. But where — and what — remains to be seen.
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Olbermann ripped apart Jeter’s stats, mystique and farewell tour for nearly seven minutes to open his show Tuesday. Carton believed it was a grasp at attention, nothing more.
Tebow will be part of the show’s new “Motivate Me Monday” segment that highlights people and their stories of triumph. ABC says he’ll appear in the studio and from locations across America.
ESPN was forced to moonwalk from a report that Sam had not showered with his Rams teammates. Why? Not as in why didn’t he, but why take a fire extinguisher to the story? Clearly it means something.
The move Saturday came as the Jets got down to the mandatory 53-player roster limit.
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Andrew Robert Rector admits in court documents he “napped” during a game against the Red Sox, but says commentators unleashed an “avalanche of disparaging words” against him.
Ramsay’s family announced his death, saying he “led the greatest life that one could lead.”
Joe Girardi doesn’t expect to be fined for pushing a television camera to keep it from showing pitcher Michael Pineda walking in the tunnel from the team’s dugout to the clubhouse.
“It must be great to be perfect the way ESPN is,” Bob Bowman said during a panel discussion at the MLB Diversity Business Summit.
The 47-year-old Schilling, who spent 20 years in the major leagues before retiring in 2009, divulged the news in a statement released through his employer, Bristol-based ESPN.