Goodbye, Max Kellerman; hello, Magic Johnson? ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith wants to team up with NBA legend

Goodbye, Max Kellerman; hello, Magic Johnson? ESPN's Stephen A. Smith wants to team up with NBA legend

[ad_1] Stephen A. Smith reportedly wanted Max Kellerman off “First Take” for years, and his wish was finally granted this week when ESPN announced that Kellerman would be shifting over to ESPN Radio and receiving his own daily TV show. That move meant the network would have to answer a big question: Who will be working with Smith … Read more

Stephen A. Smith reportedly wanted Max Kellerman off ‘First Take’ ‘for years’

Stephen A. Smith reportedly wanted Max Kellerman off 'First Take' 'for years'

[ad_1] Stephen A. Smith reportedly spearheaded Max Kellerman’s move off the “First Take” program after wanting him off the program “for years,” according to a Wednesday report by The New York Post. The Post, citing sources close to the situation, claimed Smith told several people at ESPN, including Kellerman, that the program’s debate model “didn’t … Read more

Victims of femicide are shamefully ignored in strategy on violence against women | Karen Ingala Smith and Clarrie O’Callaghan

[ad_1] Femicide – the killing of women and girls by men – is once again hidden in plain sight by the government. A new Violence Against Women and Girls strategy announced last month fails to address the worst form of men’s violence against women and girls: their killing. The same omission was made in the … Read more

What does Max Kellerman’s new role at ESPN mean for ‘First Take,’ Stephen A. Smith?

What does Max Kellerman's new role at ESPN mean for 'First Take,' Stephen A. Smith?

[ad_1] Starting next month, ESPN viewers and listeners are slated to get a much bigger dose of one of the company’s premier front-facing talents. Max Kellerman, the longtime co-host of “First Take” alongside Stephen A. Smith, will be expanding his radio presence on the network, will get a new show of his own and will continue to … Read more

NCAA rules former NBA champion J.R. Smith eligible to play college golf: ‘A great feeling’

NCAA rules former NBA champion J.R. Smith eligible to play college golf: 'A great feeling'

[ad_1] J.R. Smith is heading to college for the first time, and the former NBA champion will get to call himself a student-athlete. The NCAA ruled Smith eligible to compete for the golf team at North Carolina A&T. There had been questions about whether the NCAA would allow him to play given its amateurism rules, but because … Read more