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Keith Olbermann’s Tribute to Stuart Scott: ‘Courage and Strength Ran Deep in This Man’ (Video)

6 January 2015 1:12 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Keith Olbermann showed his emotional side when he paid tribute to his former Espn colleague, Stuart Scott, just a day after the sports anchor died following a long battle with cancer.

“The courage and the strength ran deep in this man,” he said on his show, “Olbermann,” on Monday. “It always had and, in memory, it always will.”

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Olbermann shared multiple anecdotes from his time working alongside Scott in an almost seven minute video tribute, which also included the late “SportsCenter” host’s first onscreen moments with the network in 1993.

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Watch Stephen A. Smith’s Touching Tribute to Stuart Scott: ‘A Fighter’ to Bitter End (Video)

5 January 2015 10:06 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Espn’s Stephen A. Smith gave an emotional tribute to colleague Stuart Scott Monday on his show, “First Take.”

Scott died Sunday at 49 after a long bout with cancer.

“You knew that he was a fighter, you knew that he was somebody who was going to fight until the bitter end, and you knew he had the ultimate source of inspiration in his two beautiful daughters,” said Smith of the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor.

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Smith shared one of the highlights of his career — working with Scott at the NBA Finals. »

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Espn Anchor Stuart Scott Dead at 49

4 January 2015 9:36 AM, PST | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Stuart Scott, longtime Espn SportsCenter anchor and a pioneering force in the field of sportscasting, passed away Sunday morning after a long battle with cancer, Espn reports. He was 49. "Espn and everyone in the sports world have lost a true friend and a uniquely inspirational figure in Stuart Scott," Espn president John Skipper said. "His energetic and unwavering devotion to his family and to his work while fighting the battle of his life left us in awe, and he leaves a void that can never be replaced."

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Stuart Scott Remembered in Touching Espn Tribute (Video)

4 January 2015 8:02 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Espn “SportsCenter” anchor Stuart Scott died Sunday morning following a long battle with cancer. Immediately after reporting the news of his death, the cable channel released a touching nearly 15-minute video tribute to the beloved on-air personality.

Also Read: Hollywood’s Notable Deaths of 2014 (Photos)

In the homage, narrated by co-worker and cancer survivor Robin Roberts, Scott’s colleagues spoke glowingly about their friend. Espn personalities Scott Van Pelt, Sage Steele, Steve Levy, John Harris, Dan Patrick and others joined president John Skipper in praising Scott and expressing his contributions to sports broadcasting.

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