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Stephen A. is ‘very disgusted’ by the Tim Tebow backlash | First Take ESPN
22 hours back
Stephen A. Smith comes to the defense of Tim Tebow after the former Heisman Trophy winner took a strong stance against California's “Fair Pay to Play Act.” ...
Stephen A. picks Dak Prescott over Carson Wentz | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith breaks down why he would rather have Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott over Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz. #FirstTake #NFL ...
'The Saints are done without Drew Brees, period!' - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith is not confident that the New Orleans Saints can continue to win after Drew Brees' thumb injury vs. the Los Angeles Rams. #FirstTake #NFL ...
The overhyped Browns got beat down by the Titans - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith is not surprised by the Cleveland Browns' 43-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans in Week 1 of the NFL regular season. #FirstTake #NFL ...
Deshaun Watson won't eclipse Drew Brees this season – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
7 days back
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson will eclipse New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees this season.
Stephen A. reacts to Ben Roethlisberger injury news: It's over for the Steelers | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith is distraught after hearing that Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will have season-ending elbow surgery. #FirstTake #NFL ...
Kevin Durant could surpass LeBron with the Nets - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Max Kellerman does not expect Kevin Durant to win another NBA title, but says he could surpass LeBron James if he defies the odds with the Brooklyn Nets.
The Raiders have to cut Antonio Brown – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
2 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and DeMarcus Ware debate what the Oakland Raiders should do with Antonio Brown after his latest incident with general ...
The Clippers’ defense looks scary – Rotimi | First Take ESPN
4 weeks back
Artist and actor Rotimi weighs in on the Los Angeles Lakers-LA Clippers rivalry with Stephen A. Smith, Domonique Foxworth and Molly Qerim on First Take.
Big Ben was straight garbage vs. the Patriots - Stephen A. is disgusted by the Steelers | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman agree that the Patriots will be unstoppable after Antonio Brown was released by the Oakland Raiders and signed a 1-year, ...
Aaron Rodgers' legacy hinges on this season - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
2 weeks back
Max Kellerman says Aaron Rodgers will be remembered in a more negative light if the Green Bay Packers miss the NFL playoffs again this season. #FirstTake ...
Carmelo Anthony has reportedly been working out with Nets players | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Will Cain and Domonique Foxworth weigh in on what reports of Carmelo Anthony working out with Brooklyn Nets players might mean for Melo's future in the ...
Stephen’s A-List: Top 5 athletes with the biggest impact | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith counts down his list of the top athletes with the biggest impact with John McEnroe and Chris Evert. #FirstTake 1. Muhammad Ali 2. Michael ...
Carmelo Anthony never said anything about an NBA farewell tour | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Carmelo Anthony sits down with Stephen A. Smith on First Take to discuss how hard it was to accept a bench role and how he wished his time with the ...
Stephen A. warns: Don't sleep on the Warriors! | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Stephen A. Smith predicts the Golden State Warriors will struggle in the regular season until Klay Thompson comes back healthy. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ...
Kawhi, Clippers will win the title this season – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Max Kellerman predicts Kawhi Leonard and Paul George will lead the LA Clippers to an NBA championship this season. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ ...
The Dolphins might be the worst NFL team I’ve ever seen - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith calls the Miami Dolphins "atrocious" after losing 43-0 to the Patriots, while Max Kellerman explains why Antonio Brown takes New England to a ...
The Lakers’ biggest issue is the Clippers – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
4 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith breaks down the biggest issues facing the Los Angeles Lakers, starting with the LA Clippers. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ ...
Stephen A. names the good, the bad and the ugly from the NFL's Week 1 action | First Take ESPN
7 days back
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears discuss the positives and negatives from Week 1 of the NFL regular season. Stephen A. praises Dak ...
Magic Johnson says Lakers GM was ‘backstabbing’, Luke Walton firing was the final straw | First Take ESPN
4 months back
Magic Johnson explains that he wanted to fire Luke Walton, but Los Angeles Lakers executive Tim Harris wanted to retain him and identifies Lakers GM Rob ...
Stephen A. picks prime Kobe over prime Shaq | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether they would rather have Kobe Bryant in his prime or Shaquille O'Neal in his prime. #FirstTake #NBA ...
LeBron-AD outrank Kawhi-PG on Stephen A.'s top duos list | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Stephen A. Smith list his top five duos in the NBA, which include LeBron James and Anthony Davis, Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, and Kawhi Leonard and ...
Stephen A. has low expectations for Cam Newton and the Panthers | First Take ESPN
4 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith does not have high expectations for Cam Newton this season, but does not see an issue with Newton spraining an ankle during the Carolina ...
Zeke won the deal with the Cowboys - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
2 weeks back
Max Kellerman explains why Ezekiel Elliott clearly won negotiations with the Dallas Cowboys after signing a 6-year, $90 million extension that includes $50 ...
Stephen A. warns the Cowboys: 'What can go wrong, will go wrong!' | First Take ESPN
1 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith isn't dismissing the Dallas Cowboys' impressive performance in Week 1 vs. the New York Giants, but believes the Cowboys will eventually get ...
Stephen A. reacts to Kobe saying he would have won 12 rings if Shaq were in shape | First Take ESPN
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Stephen A. Smith reacts to Kobe Bryant saying he would have won 12 rings if Shaquille O'Neal stayed in shape throughout his career. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ...
Stephen A. is confident that the Antonio Brown drama is finally over | First Take ESPN
7 days back
Stephen A. Smith weighs in on whether the drama is over for Antonio Brown now that the star receiver is under the watchful eye of Bill Belichick and the New ...
Antonio Brown has 'acted like a clown,' lied and embarrassed himself - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
1 weeks back
Max Kellerman is convinced that Antonio Brown planned on leaving the Oakland Raiders when he was traded to the team and Stephen A. Smith criticizes Brown ...
James Harden and Russell Westbrook are team players – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Max Kellerman and Ryan Hollins discuss how they expect Russell Westbrook and James Harden to play together next season on the Houston Rockets.
The Knicks have lost New York to the Nets – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
3 months back
Stephen A. Smith comes to terms with the fact that the New York Knicks will not sign Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving in free agency this summer. #FirstTake ...
Can anyone be considered the Michael Jordan of the NFL? | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Ryan Clark defends his stance that Aaron Donald is the Michael Jordan of the NFL, while Max Kellerman argues that Lawrence Taylor and Deion Sanders ...
Kawhi vs. LeBron: Who is the best player in the NBA? | First Take ESPN
2 months back
Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears debate whether Kawhi Leonard has officially unseated LeBron James as the best player in the NBA. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe ...
Patrick Mahomes is the best player in football – Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
1 weeks back
Max Kellerman is all in that Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes is the best player in football after his 2018 MVP season and his hot start in Week 1 vs. the ...
Brandon Marshall admits: ‘Jay Cutler was bad’ | First Take ESPN
22 hours back
Stephen A. Smith finally gets former NFL WR Brandon Marshall to admit that QB Jay Cutler, his teammate on the Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears, was “bad.
Stephen A. isn’t fazed by OBJ’s watch: We’ve seen everything but winning! | First Take ESPN
7 days back
Stephen A. Smith is more concerned about the Cleveland Browns living up to the hype than Odell Beckham Jr.'s controversial watch. #FirstTake #NFL ...
‘I need answers!’ – Stephen A. grills Will Cain on the Cowboys | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith examines the Dallas Cowboys' chances of making it to the Super Bowl after Will Cain's bold prediction. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ ...
Dak Prescott reportedly turns down $30M Cowboys contract offer | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Stephen A. Smith and Will Cain debate if Dak Prescott should accept the reported contract from the Dallas Cowboys at 30 million dollars a year. #firsttake ...
Kawhi is the best player in the world, ahead of LeBron! - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
4 months back
Max Kellerman insists Kawhi Leonard is the best player in basketball, even ahead of LeBron James. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ...
Stephen A. is sick and tired of the hype around the Browns | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Stephen A. Smith argues that the hype surrounding Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns needs to stop until they have played a couple of games this ...
Starting a franchise around LeBron or KD would be ridiculous - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate where LeBron James and Kevin Durant should rank on a list of the best players to build an NBA franchise around.
What is the state of race in the NBA post-Donald Sterling? | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith, Ramona Shelburne, Natalie Diaz, Will Cain and Ros Gold-Onwude discuss the state of race in the post-Donald Sterling NBA. #FirstTake ...
Jon Gruden shouldn't support Antonio Brown - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
4 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith does not think Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden should have Antonio Brown's back because Gruden is asking for more trouble by ...
Cam Newton is overrated – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith explains why he believes Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton is overrated. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✓ Get the ...
The Lakers as 2020 title favorites is ‘valid’ – Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
3 months back
Stephen A. Smith breaks down why the addition of Anthony Davis to the Lakers makes Los Angeles 2020 NBA title favorites. #FirstTake ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on ...
Brandon Marshall downplays Aaron Rodgers' heated exchange with coach Matt LaFleur | First Take ESPN
21 hours back
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and former NFL WR Brandon Marshall debate whether it is a big deal that Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur had a heated ...
The NCAA is 'hypocritical and absurd' for applying new 'Rich Paul Rule' - Max Kellerman | First Take ESPN
1 months back
Max Kellerman blasts the NCAA for implementing new requirements for the agents of NBA draft hopefuls. Kellerman says the NCAA has no business being ...
Stephen A. confirms Carmelo Anthony’s name is being smeared in NBA circles | First Take ESPN
4 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith reports that NBA GM's and coaches are talking behind Carmelo Anthony's back and says the Portland Trail Blazers and Philadelphia 76ers ...
Michael Jordan outranks Serena as the most dominant athlete - Stephen A. | First Take ESPN
3 weeks back
Stephen A. Smith calls Serena Williams the greatest women's tennis player ever, but gives Michael Jordan the title of the most dominant athlete of all time.