ESPN’s Stuart Scott, whose catchphrases became synonymous with sports over the past two decades, died Sunday morning after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 49.
Scott’s colleague, Hannah Storm, broke the news to the world live on SportsCenter this morning. A tearful Storm read a moving eulogy for Scott.
I have some very sad news to report to you this morning. Our colleague, or friend, and our inspiration Stuart Scott passed away earlier today.
At July’s ESPY awards, Stuart Scott told the audience: ‘When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.'”
Since 1993, those of us here at ESPN fortunate enough to work with Stuart saw how he lived. And in the past seven years as he fought cancer, we saw why he lived. For his daughters…
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