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LeBron 8 South Beach Release Date, Plus Pablo Torre on Influencing Stephen A.

Welcome to Full Court Fits, The Ringer’s new weekly series hosted by Wosny Lambre that takes you around the world of NBA tunnel looks! On Episode 1 we share some exclusive news about Nike’s rerelease of the LeBron 8 South Beach shoe, talk to ESPN’s Pablo Torre about his fashion choices, and play a game of Drop or Cop with some noteworthy fits from Kyle Kuzma and Kendrick Nunn.
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Stephen A. says Russ shouldn't be celebrated for making playoffs

Stephen A. Smith is back at it criticizing Russell Westbrook. On the heels of the Wizards' Play-In blowout victory over the Pacers on Thursday -- one that clinched Washington the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference Playoffs -- the longtime ESPN analyst said that star point guard shouldn't be praised for just leading the Wizards to the playoffs.
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Stephen A. says WFT is 'perfect landing spot' for Rodgers

If Aaron Rodgers gets his presumed wish and gets traded by the Green Bay Packers, the team fortunate enough to get him will immediately become Super Bowl contenders. The Washington Football Team has been a popular landing spot for fans and even players like Richard Sherman to imagine Rodgers ending up with. That movement may be picking up a bit more steam too, as ESPN's Stephen A. Smith described Washington as a "perfect" spot for the three-time MVP.

Stephen A. gives Wizards 'zero' chance of making noise

The Wizards are closing in on securing the final spot in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament, and if they can win two games in that setting, they'll clinch a first-round matchup with the No. 1 seed in the East. With Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook, the Wizards should have a...

Ben Simmons Says He Doesn’t Watch Espn At Home: “There’s No SportsCenter, Unless It’s A Game Going On Or Something Like That. There’s No Stephen A., There’s None Of That.”

Even though some of us make a living out of the sports business, for most people, sports are entertainment and something they use to get away from their everyday routines. However, professional athletes can deal with sports that way because it can get too personal. Tuning into sports shows where...

Stephen A. stands by his criticism of Russell Westbrook

Stephen A. Smith has responded to Russell Westbrook. He isn't changing his original stance, either. "I stand by everything that I said yesterday," Smith said on First Take on Wednesday. "Go back and look specifically about what I've said about Russell Westbrook, not just yesterday, but his track record," Smith...

Warriors will make NBA pay when Klay back, Stephen A. says

The Warriors entered Sunday's game vs. the Los Angeles Lakers on a three-game winning streak and feeling pretty good about themselves. Yet they got crushed by the defending champions in what was a very disappointing performance. But looking ahead to next season -- and assuming Klay Thompson returns fully healthy...

Stephen A. thinks Heinicke will be Washington's Week 1 QB

The Washington Football Team continues to search for an upgrade at quarterback, as Ron Rivera's club has reportedly been linked to almost every passer that could be available this offseason. Yet, despite all the reported interest in quarterbacks elsewhere, ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith believes Washington already has its Week...
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Stephen A. and Tiffany R. Menkhaus buy 7 E. C St., Belleville

The next time we write about any of these orgs, we’ll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time. Help support the Metric Foundation's mission to restore community based news. On Feb. 11, 2021, Stephen A. and Tiffany R. Menkhaus purchased...

Sherman tells Stephen A. he wants to play two more seasons

Richard Sherman wants to control his own destiny. It sounds like the 49ers' cornerback has the final chapters of his NFL career planned out, he just doesn't know with which team. Sherman on Monday told ESPN's Stephen A. Smith that he wants to play two more years in the NFL...

Stephen A. mistakenly rips local engineer, not KC punter, on Twitter

Jason Townsend, a software engineer living in San Jose, was minding his business Sunday when a mistake from ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith blew up his Twitter mentions. In the first half of Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Fla., Kansas City Chiefs punter Tommy Townsend shanked a punt, giving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers good field position.

Stephen A. makes bold title prediction for Klay, Warriors

Klay Thompson created a ton of headlines when he joined the broadcast during the third quarter of the Warriors' win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. So it was not a surprise to see ESPN's "First Take" show discuss the five-time NBA All-Star and the Warriors on Monday morning.
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Stephen A. Says Tom Brady ‘Disguised’ Belichick’s Major Flaw

When discussing the legacy of all-time-great quarterback Tom Brady, one of the biggest arguments against him is a perceived reliance on coaching legend Bill Belichick. On Monday’s episode of ESPN’s First Take, Stephen A. Smith made quite the opposite argument. Now that Brady has led Tampa Bay to a Super...

Hendrix, Stephen A.

Mr. Stephen A. Hendrix, 74, of Galesburg, Illinois drew his last breath on earth and began his eternal life in Heaven at 12:00 noon Sunday, January 24, 2021, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois. He was born October 24, 1946, in Carmi, Illinois to Clell and Hallie (Caterberry)...

Stephen A. believes NBA better with Steph, KD playing apart

The NBA greatly missed Steph Curry and Kevin Durant ... just not necessarily on the same team. At least that's what ESPN analyst and television personality Stephen A. Smith believes. Smith posted a video clip on Twitter on Friday, a segment of his new television show, "Stephen A's World." In...

Stephen A. : Nets Going To Finals ‘With or Without Kyrie’

ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith is not known for being short with his words. He will say what is on his mind when it’s on his mind about anybody and he has treated the Brooklyn Nets no differently. On a recent episode of First Take Stephen said that he felt that the Nets were in trouble. “I see Kyrie shooting more shots than KD. I see Kyrie shooting definitely more in the fourth quarter than KD. And I see a team that’s struggling defensively,” he said. Now that the Nets have acquired James Harden via a four-team blockbuster trade, ESPN’s top basketball analyst is completely changing his tone on the Nets and their chances.

Stephen A. says James Harden is pushing for Sixers deal

As James Harden puts the full-court press on the Rockets to get out of Houston, it appears that he may be looking for a one-ticket to Philadelphia. On ESPN's First Take this morning, Stephen A. Smith claims that Harden would welcome a trade to the Sixers:. "The bottom line is...