(Gossip-Grind News) ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Dead At 49:
Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died Sunday morning (Jan.4). Scott was 49-years-old. Scott ,who fought a lengthy battle against cancer, is survived by his two daughters, Taelor, 19,and Sydni, 15.
In July, Scott received the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYs and discussed his battle with cancer during his acceptance speech.
“When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”
Stuart Scott, the ESPN anchor and reporter whose catchphrases became part of the American popular sports vernacular for the past two decades, died Sunday morning after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 49.
“ESPN and everyone in the sports world have lost a true friend and a uniquely inspirational figure in Stuart Scott,” said ESPN president John Skipper. “Who engages in mixed martial arts training in the midst of chemotherapy treatments? Who leaves a hospital procedure to return to the set?
“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.” (USA Today)
Rest in peace Stuart Scott.