Death of Stuart Scott

July 19, 1965 - January 4, 2015
Bristol, Connecticut | Age 49

Longtime ESPN sportscaster dies at 49
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By RICK FREEMAN, The Associated Press

Stuart Scott, the longtime "SportsCenter" anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49.

Scott had fought cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the cable TV sports network said, but remained dedicated to his craft even as he underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.

ESPN President John Skipper said in a statement that Scott was "a true friend and a uniquely inspirational figure"...

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