ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott has Passed Away

RIP: Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott, a longtime anchor at ESPN, died Sunday morning. He was just 49-years-old.

Scott was engaged in a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

Throughout his battle, Scott was very open, very honest, and incredibly inspiring.

I won’t even pretend that I can capture his heartfelt honesty. Instead, I’ll urge you to watch his speech from last July’s ESPYs as he accepts the Jimmy V Perseverance Award.

I’m at a loss for words, so rather than ramble on, I’ll simply say that his impact on sports journalism is immeasurable and we’ve lost one of the greats today.

Rest in peace.

About Jeremiah Graves

I am a professional library dude, a cheeseburger enthusiast, a wannabe writer, a slow-pitch softball center fielder, an avid hunter (of churros), a cat-person, and — hopefully — one of your two or three favorite Iowans.
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