Tom Brady - Stephen A. Smith, and the Super Bowl LVII Matchup
Let’s Go! with Tom Brady, Larry Fitzgerald and Jim Gray
Tom Brady and Jim Gray talk to "the man who's controlling the conversation in sports", Stephen A. Smith. They discuss the hard work behind his career and his success, how to talk about sports when you haven't played the game at the highest level, the code he lives by, and his new book, "Straight Shooter". Then, Tom and Jim break down the Conference Championship games, as the Eagles and Chiefs head to Super Bowl LVII.
In this week’s episode of The Chris Cuomo Project, sports journalist and commentator Stephen A. Smith (ESPN’s “First Take,” “Know Mercy” podcast) joins Chris for an extended conversation about the differences between discussing sports and politics, his upbringing in Queens and journey into a journalism career, struggling with the loss of one’s family members, and much more.Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday.
Stephen A. Smith on redefining sports broadcasting
The Limits with Jay Williams
On this week's episode of The Limits, Jay talks to his ESPN colleague and longtime friend, Stephen A. Smith. The First Take co-host and network star has reinvented how sports, politics, and candor can go together on the air. As one veteran executive told him shortly after his 2003 ESPN audition, "It was the greatest audition I have ever seen in the history of this business."When the studio lights come on, Stephen A. Smith is always ready. But he stumbled in his early career, letting his ego get the best of him after the cameras were off. He was temporarily let go from ESPN in 2009, and his mom made him literally look in the mirror and reevaluate what he was willing to put into--and get out of--his professional path. That wisdom has paid off, and Stephen A. is now one of the highest-paid sports analysts in history. He talks to Jay about how he remains fearless in linking sports and politics, the responsibility he feels as a Black man to use his platform and be heard, and his controversial opinions on Colin Kaepernick. Stephen A. Smith's memoir, Straight Shooter: A Memoir of Second Chances and First Takes, is now available for pre-order and releases on January 17, 2023. For sponsor-free episodes, weekly bonus content, and more, subscribe to The Limits Plus. This week, Stephen A. continues to unpack the link between sports and politics in America. Follow Jay on Instagram and Twitter.
Episode 122: LIVE SHOW - Draymond Green (w/ special guest Stephen A. Smith)
The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter
The Old Man and the Three with JJ Redick and Tommy Alter
Rich recaps the Warriors Game 2 rout of the Celtics and says how Draymond Green stirring up the pot put Golden State back in the win column.ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith tells Rich why Draymond Green the refs were right to hold off on giving Draymond Green a 2nd technical foul in Game 2 vs the Celts that would have been resulted in an ejection for the Warriors forward, why he’s predicting Golden State will beat Boston in 7 games, says why he likes the Lakers’ hiring of Darvin Ham to be their new head coach, and explains why he’d rather buy stock in the Brooklyn Nets than the Philadelphia 76ers despite some serious reservations about Kyrie Irving. Rich and the guys debate whether or not Draymond Green deserved a 2nd technical foul and an ejection for his Game 2 antics vs the Celtics. Rich reacts to the latest lawsuit against Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson and questions just how much due diligence the Cleveland front office did before trading for the controversial QB and handing him a record-setting contract. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Hour 3: Raptors Danger Zone w/ Stephen A. Smith + Wake and Rake
The FAN Morning Show
Stephen A. Smith joins the show to discuss how the Raptors’ Game 1 loss to the Sixers has reshaped his outlook on the series, Scottie Barnes’ standout rookie campaign and the impact of his absence from the lineup, the pressure facing James Harden, and Kyrie Irving’s animosity towards Celtics fans (1:26). Later, the team tees up the betting lines for tonight’s Raptors-Sixers game and assembles their daily Wake and Rake parlay (25:01).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.
First Take's Stephen A. Smith on Fame, Kyrie, Iverson, Dating & Being #1 on Sports TV
FOLLOW THE PIVOT PODCAST:MERCH | https://pivotpodcast.com YOUTUBE | https://www.youtube.com/thepivotpodcastINSTAGRAM | https://instagram.com/thepivotTWITTER | https://twitter.com/thepivotTIKTOK | https://tiktok.com/@thepivotFACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/thepivotpodcastFOLLOW HAPPY DAD: https://www.instagram.com/happydadFIND HAPPY DAD: https://www.happydad.com/findStephen A. Smith welcomes Channing, Fred and Ryan into his home for a special edition of The Pivot.Working together at ESPN, Ryan and Stephen A. talk about how their relationship got off to a rocky start and how the two men were able to eventually figure it out and come to good terms.Never one to hold back his opinion, Stephen A. shares his thoughts on topics ranging from his personal life to Kyrie to James Harden partying to the Iverson days to taking over "First Take" from Skip Bayless. The former college athlete details his journey into sports media and growing up in a household of women who were his toughest critics."I never dreamed in my wildest dreams that I would be in a position where I'd walk into an arena and be more popular than 90% of the players," Stephen A. tells the guys as he opens up about his current stardom.Ryan talks about some of the more controversial stories Stephen A has sounded off on over the years including Colin Kaepernick, race issues and being suspended from ESPN.Rounding out the conversation, Fred talks about making mistakes along the way and relationships with athletes as Stephen A says: I don't try to protect players from being accountable, I try to protect players from being character assassinated for who they are,".Prying about the mysterious personal life of Stephen A. and why that is something he chooses not to share with the world, Channing says, "Why not talk about it, I mean I've seen your house, I'd date you". The First Take host jokingly responds, "I never ask anyone about their personal life, ever, So I don't answer questions about mine." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices